I made my own detergent for the first time!!!

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  1. michelleIL

    michelleIL tryna be His

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    I'm excited!!! I had to make it smell purty, so I enhanced it with jasmine essential oil! Woohoo! Five gallons!!! Whee!!!
    I've decided to start my own soapmaking business. I'm excited. I think I'll try glycerine first, and go from there, but then again, I don't know! I'm excited!!!
    Michelle
     
  2. Cyngbaeld

    Cyngbaeld In Remembrance Supporter

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    Careful, soapmaking is addictive.
     

  3. Caren

    Caren Well-Known Member Supporter

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    What did you use to make your laundry soap? I make soap too. we could swap recipes. Have you checked out the Whisk it is a soap making forum that is great!

    I have a recipe for sugar scrub that is out of this world!

    Caren
     
  4. michelleIL

    michelleIL tryna be His

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    never heard of it, I'm just getting started myself, no experience here
    I'm looking into selling my stuff to friends and family though.
    thanks for the reply!
    michelle
     
  5. Quint

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    I may have to start making my own soap since my favorite bar soap has been reformulated and they just ruined it. Added a bunch of vitamins and moisturizers wrecked what was a simple and effective soap with no goofball fragrances or herbal hoo-haa.

    Sweet sainted mother of alyssa milano I just want soap. That's all just a bar of soap. I don't want to be moisturized or made to smell like florist I just want something to help wash off the dirt.

    *sigh* I'm a simple man living in a far too complicated world.
     
  6. michelleIL

    michelleIL tryna be His

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    I"m only one week away from getting the ingredients and supplies for making my own lye soap, I'm very excited about this! I'm going to be starting my own business very very soon! Can't wait!
    Michelle