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Jennifer Gray

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Going to make my first shaving soap today. Thinking of adding a bit of honey. How would this affect the bars? My recipe contains castor, coconut, olive, palm, tallow, cocoa butter, plus clay. Any suggestions welcome! Thanks
 

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Shave soap requires enough stearic acid to produce the right kind of lather. You didn't give a recipe, so I have no idea if you've formulated the proportions to get high enough stearic acid levels. The list of fats reads more like the ingredients for a nice bath soap, not a shave soap.

Have you read Songwind's thread about shave soap? Lots of good info in there.
 

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