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    Shaving soap scent dupes & other soap fragrances

    I believe Stirling subcontracts out the manufacturing/packaging/fulfillment. Stirling is not a basement operation.
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    Shaving soap scent dupes & other soap fragrances

    Big soap makers like Sterling probably work with a professional perfumer or have one on staff. I’d be really surprised if they didn’t. Smaller soap makers usually buy there fragrances from fragrance oil suppliers. Lots of homage fragrances available. I mix some of my own fragrances for my own...
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    Am I the only one bothered by getting less than advertised?

    Ice doesn’t evaporate. Only liquids evaporate. Ice sublimates by way of latent heat of sublimation. University of North Dakota meteorology major. :a11: :gunsmilie::biggrin:
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    Am I the only one bothered by getting less than advertised?

    50g of water from a 150g measure of soap? No way that water was 1/3 of the recipe... and 100% of it disappeared through a plastic container kept out of direct sunlight which I imagine it was. It takes heat energy to evaporate water. You were overwhelmingly likely shorted. My .02
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    Tonight... We Make Soap!

    If the wife kicks me out of the house I was thinking of getting one of these to cook soap in! Eh? What do you think? :biggrin:
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    Storage for pucks?

    Not at all. Gives you the perfect amount of space to load your brush. Lots of artisans use this exact container to package their soap.
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    Storage for pucks?

    These... 06.5 oz Natural LOW PROFILE Jar and Top - Wholesale Supplies Plus
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    Tonight... We Make Soap!

    Thanks for the compliments gentlemen! Tonight we make more soap! Soooooo as a few of you know my soap making hobby has intensified! It’s turned into a quest to create a shaving soap better than anything out there today. I might have achieved just that. After the Silverfox batch I became...
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    Need a new soap and dish

    Wholly Kaw has good vegan soaps. Pick a scent. Load the brush from the container and face lather.
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    WTB Gamechanger 68

    I have a GC .68 baseplate if your interested.
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    What's your soap for today?

    You’re welcome! :)
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    Making a Cream Soap (Croap)?

    I started using these.... 06.5 oz Natural LOW PROFILE Jar and Top - Wholesale Supplies Plus Comes out to about $1.00 each including shipping for 36 containers.
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    Making a Cream Soap (Croap)?

    I’d do... Saponifiables 60% soy wax 20% tallow 20% castor Superfat 2.5% Shea butter 2.5% Lanolin Additives Vegetable glycerin - 10% of saponified fats. 3% batch weight of fragrance oil or essential oils Lye 100% KoH 30% lye solution with distilled water I like castor oil in my soaps makes...
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    Which Qualities Are Most Important To You When Buying Artisan Soap

    Which 3 qualities are most important to you when choosing an artisan shave soap? Would you prefer to save a few bucks if given the choice between a higher quality more expensive container vs a cheaper container that still get the job done? Is preservative free something you look for? Or maybe...
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