Adventures in Soaping… Part 4


Well, the first batch is spotty and soft.  I logged on to a soap makers forum, and found out that the softness is because that the recipe in the book that I used called for too much water.

It is spotty because I over cooked it.  I will start again.  At least I know what I did wrong so that I can correct it.  I promise.  There will be soap in the shop as soon as I perfect the recipes.

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2 thoughts on “Adventures in Soaping… Part 4

  1. Perfecting a soap recipe can take years and many, many batches. Not 10 or 20, but over a hundred. I hope you won’t dare sell your soap until you have a bar soap that you have watched for over a year, to see how it acts, as soaps can spoil or be harmful to people. Even if you have tested it on yourself, you still need to know what it will do.

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    1. Thank you for your advice. I have started a soap making research folder and a picture blog on photo bucket. I am always open to advice and suggestions when I am starting out. I never claim to know everything. 🙂

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