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I couldn't wait and cut the olive soap.
Mary tried it and said it's good.
Dont expect lather it moisturizes.
It's very popular in desert cultures.
I tried it and I think maybe I'd call it "duck hunter soap" it makes your hands smooth and soft like we want. I'll try it next season.
It's beautiful soap.
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This olive soap really is nice.
Barely makes lather but ...soft skin.
I'll for sure use it during duck season.
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My wife, after using the castile soap on her face, bought a big jug of olive oil. This is the easiest wife-pleasing thing I've ever done.
At least buy a bar of castile soap for your woman.
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For about 5-10 dollars per batch you can make it too.

32 ounces of olive oil and a bit over 4 ounces of lye. 12 ounces water. It's SO EASY
 

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I'm working on another batch of beekeepers soap. Some of the things require melting in the bowl. Bees wax first.
 

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When the lye gets mixed with water it gets hot. Cool it before it gets hot in a pot of cold water.
 

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Later I'll mix the goats milk and honey to the the lye solution. It turns orange and heats up again.
Cool it the same way. Later I'll mix it up and pour into the mold. This batch is strawberry-melon scented.
 

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