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Weigh Your Soap Making Oils
Weigh the Oils You are Using in the Soap

Weigh Your Oils

David Fisher

The Soap Making Oils

Put your soap pot or glass pitcher onto the scale and zero out the weight.

Following your recipe carefully, weigh the oils one by one into the pot or pitcher. Be sure to zero out the weight after you've measured each oil.

Pour slowly. You can always add a tad more...but once the oil has been added, it's part of the mix, and can't be backed out.

Tip: Weigh your solid soap making oils like Coconut, Palm, Cocoa Butter or Shortening into your soap pot. Weigh the liquid oils like olive, sunflower, canola or castor separately into the glass pitcher or pot.

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