What does coconut water do for soap?

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Those have pieces of coconut in them, be sure to strain it before using. I have never used it, so I am not much more help. Just thought I would warn you about the pieces, though.
 

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Those have pieces of coconut in them, be sure to strain it before using. I have never used it, so I am not much more help. Just thought I would warn you about the pieces, though.
TY Susie, I wouldn't even have thought to look for pieces of actual coconut in them... I would have assumed they had gone bad and chucked em LOL
 

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Ooooh! I love coconut water! For drinking, that is- I've never soaped with it. I find it to be one of the most refreshing things to drink on a hot summer's day. You can also mix it half and half with pineapple juice for a refreshing virgin pina colada of sorts.

Here are some threads I found that talk about using coconut water in soap:

http://www.soapmakingforum.com/showthread.php?t=47147

http://www.soapmakingforum.com/showthread.php?t=28100

http://www.soapmakingforum.com/showthread.php?t=51213


IrishLass :)
 

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I used it in soap once. Don't recall any pieces that needed strained and it was an easy mix with the lye. I suppose it should up the bubbly, but I didn't test it empirically.
 

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Ugh, I'm with you about not drinking coconut water. So I would say the benefits of soaping with coconut water is you don't have to drink it!
 

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I haven't used it myself in soap, but it is quite sweet, so it should act like a sugar additive and up the bubbles. But watch for overheating.
 

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Ok so I could use it and the sugars might boost bubbles, that's good to know, TY :) not sure I wanna use a vanilla chai flavored one though LOL. I might see if there is any plain old coconut water at the dollar store and try it :)
 
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