I would like to puree my aloe plant leaves and use them in cold press soap making. So my questions are as follows: 1. Should I just use the gel or can I blend the skin as well? 2. How much of the puree do I use? Is there a general rule of thumb? 3. Do I add the aloe before or after trace? If after, do I include the amount I'm using in my initial calculations? 4. Do I just use straight gel or should I cut it with water? 5.. Does anyone have a simple (!!!!) soap recipe using aloe vera puree? Thanks in advance!