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« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2011 01:35:42 PM »

I have wanted to get into soap making, and I heard one of the best soaps for your skin is milk soap. Do you have an advice/ tips for a beginner like me?

Also, how scary is it to work with lye? I heard it's pretty intimidating...

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« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2011 01:37:10 PM »

I definitely wouldn't do a first or second batch with milk since there are so many changes. Defintely do a few batches with water first. Look around here and there is some good info stickied in the top sections and read up on everything you can get your hands on!

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« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2012 01:44:17 PM »

Hey, I tried your coconut milk idea and it worked great!  I'm going to use it every time now..  I put the can of coconut milk in the fridge overnight, added half the amount of water to the lye, and mixed in the coconut milk after I added the lye to the oils.  I didn't have a single problem, and I think the bars feel really soft.  Here's the link, thanks so much for the great idea!

« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2012 04:31:33 PM »

Wonderful soap. They all look great.
« Reply #14 on: June 30, 2012 10:29:06 AM »

they look gorgeous. I'm in awe of anyone who can make soap from scratch.
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« Reply #16 on: September 26, 2012 11:19:44 AM »

These are beautiful!  I'll have to try the piping on top sometime.

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