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scott312

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Hello everyone. I have not make my first batch of soap yet.
I am looking for a Rosemary Mint CP recipe.
Just want a plan bar soap. No hard herbs or vegetation added :)
Just the oils for flavor :) something like that I guess.

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I use a 50:50 blend of rosemary and spearmint essential oils for my soap. It is one of my more popular blends.
 

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Hmm, oils for flavor, eh? You can't go wrong with garlic and beef stock with a lamb tallow soap j/k. You can get Now essential oils to get you started. Getting a small vial of each will be good for two batches since 1oz of essential oil(s) is needed per pound of oils. just find a basic recipe and remember it is suggested you keep the coconut oil down to a modest 20% or less. Of course, if you're interested in coming to the "dark" side, you could start off with a lard soap... :)
 
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Hmm, oils for flavor, eh?YOu can't go wrong with garlic if beef stock with a lamb tallow soap j/k. You can get Now essential oils to get you started. Getting a small vial of each will be good for two batches since 1oz of essential oil(s) is needed per pound of oils. just find a basic recipe and remember it is suggested you keep the coconut oil down to a modest 20% or less. Of course, if you're interested in coming to the "dark" side, you could start off with a lard soap... :)
lol Arimara the Lard "Pusher". I love that little parting hint there.. GO LARD!:)
 

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We would state the obvious!
Get thee to a soap calculator like soapcalc or soapee.com and learn to use it - theres a sticky in the beginners forum on how to use them.
A recipe we all love goes something like:
50-65% lard
20-30% Olive oil (or rice bran oil, or sweet almond oil)
10-20% Coconut oil
5% castor

5% superfat

And I like a 3:1 ratio of Rosemary EO to Peppermint EO :)
 

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I add a touch of lavender to soften the rosemary/spearmint blend. I also use spearmint 2:1 to the rosemary
 

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We would state the obvious!
Get thee to a soap calculator like soapcalc or soapee.com and learn to use it - theres a sticky in the beginners forum on how to use them.


And I like a 3:1 ratio of Rosemary EO to Peppermint EO :)


Thank you Seawolf. I will fumble my way over to the soapcal. I love any kind of computer aid.
 

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Thank you Arimara that's a lot of good info.I appreciate it. Hey I like Lard. My wife loved my pie crust until I told her I used lard.

http://www.soapmakingforum.com/member.php?u=19788
I can't eat pork without minor complications so I wouldn't know. You wife has no excuse not to like a good pie crust because of lard- she ate it already. =p Still, it's great to know you're a lardy.

 
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