Is rapeseed oil canola?

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honor435

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Anyone use rapeseed oil? I went to a lush soap store today, she uses rapeseed, sunflower and co, td and sls. I didnt buy any, as they were 7-9.50$ per bar! they were only 3.5oz. Iam curious if its good soap, anyone try this combo?
 

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thanks, so this lady is satying away from palm ,but uses rapeseed, hmm.
 

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I've used it as high as 15% with not DOS after having soap for a year.
 

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honor435 said:
thanks, so this lady is satying away from palm ,but uses rapeseed, hmm.

Lush isn't one lady, it's a big company with locations all over the world. They switched from a base that included palm oil to a palm-free one a year or so ago. It sucks.

http://www.lush.com/
 

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So, you have used it? and it isnt good? Can you explain why you didnt like it? why is it so popular?
 

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I use canola - it makes for a very shiny soap so I use it when I make my charcoal soap. but I recommend keeping to 15% or below.
 

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honor435 said:
So, you have used it? and it isnt good? Can you explain why you didnt like it? why is it so popular?

It's really cheap. I did try it and altough it wasn't bad at all (no DOS at 20%) I prefer my high olive oil recipe.
 

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honor435 said:
So, you have used it? and it isnt good? Can you explain why you didnt like it? why is it so popular?

I would love to know why it's so popular. It melts away quickly- it's glycerin soap I believe and the scents aren't that great but everyone seems to love them.

Their bath bombs some of them are ok.
 

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Lush is popular because they have some kick ass scents and because their marketing works - and because the whole shebang is FUN.

My skin finds their soaps somewhat drying, but I do enjoy using them on occasion because I like the way they lather and smell. Their bath bombs smell great and are generously sized. I liked the karma lotion when I used it, and still enjoy the Silky Underwear powder. Their shower gels are as good as anyone else's and they smell great. I like the BIG shampoo a lot. And their solid lotions/massage bars are what got me into all this stuff in the first place.
 

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