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I make soap but my problem is after one week there is white powder on the soap and some time there is salt look a like. I have no idea what cause them.
I added yellow color to clear glycerin soap and after 2 weeks, it went from a nice yellow to a light brown. Did I put in too much fragrance? I did not
This is my first time making 100% coconut oil soap and when I mixed the lye water mix to the coconut oil it started to be thick. I hand wisked it for
I've heard of a way to speed up the curing process using the oven. Do you know of this method? If so will it work on your Cold Process recipe's? I love
In cold process soap making, what can be used to replace lard in the recipes? Answer: Visit my page on Soap Making Oils and scroll down to the heading
I made a batch of lye soap and used me homemade vanilla at the end when I would usually add an essential oil. I added about 4oz. I have read that I should
I'm working on a sea salt soap and want it to be relatively crumble free. It's been a challenge, and perhaps it's impossible without reducing the amount
Can I add powdered coffee creamer to cold process soap recipes? Answer: I'm going to assume you are referring to products like 'Coffee Mate', etc.
Hello, I'm new in this wonderful world of soap making, I have a lot of questions but I just want to make one. Can I make soap with fresh fruit like strawberries,
Hello Cathy, My question is about how much total Essential Oils to use in the production and selling of CP Soap Bars in the European Economic Area.