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« on: November 14, 2018 03:35:31 AM »

Dear all, for years I've been making this shampoo bar from a Tutorial here on Craftster: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=307408.20
It works great, I got skin allergies, but this stuff is magic, I use it as shampoo, soap, anything. I pass it on to people with sensitive skin, everybody loves it.
But: I would like to replace the palm oil with something. Not tallow, veggie here.
What exactly is vegetable shortening? Flora I can't believe it's butter? surely not!?
what alternatives are there with similar properties?

Any help greatly appreciated Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2018 04:42:01 AM »

I found this link of palm substitutes.
Veg shortening is just that. Veg oil, usually hydrogenated to make it solid. I wouldn't eat it but maybe that's ok for topical use.
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« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2018 02:10:40 PM »

I switched to vegetable shortening years ago! Mine is primarily soy, so I just run the recipe through a soap calculator replacing the palm with soybean oil to make sure I've got the correct amount of lye.
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