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Posted in thread: Fo's and discoloration on 02-05-2013 at 04:12 AM
That's a good question. I always took it to mean it discolors the naturally colored soap.
Posted in thread: Color separation/Squiggly Lines in Soap on 02-03-2013 at 11:27 PM
I've had this happen before with a particular fragrance oil, I also had this problem a lot when
I was using olive pomace oil. Don't know if that helps, but personally I think it looks kinda
fun! You c...
Posted in thread: Curing Time and Bar Size on 02-03-2013 at 11:10 PM
In my experience, the thin soap ends I slice off my loaf tend to harden first. So there may be
a difference in cure time, but who knows how long that is.
Posted in thread: Lumps in my recipe? on 01-26-2013 at 04:45 PM
EUREKA! I know it's taking me awhile to posts my results, but it was quite a bit of expensive
trial and error. Turns out it was a few different things going against me. Besides the soap
lumps, I'd had...
Posted in thread: Lumps in my recipe? on 12-16-2012 at 06:11 AM
The room temp was probably fairly low, as the kitchen stays cooler than the rest of the house.
Could have been somewhere between 69-73 degrees? My kitchen has the same problem, it's the
coldest room a...
Posted in thread: Lumps in my recipe? on 12-14-2012 at 10:11 PM
Soap_rat do you remember if your room temperature was low when you had that lumpy cpop batch?
If not, do we have anything in common that might cause soap lumps?
Posted in thread: Lumps in my recipe? on 12-14-2012 at 03:50 PM
I've heard that happen to a lot of soapers actually, especially with recipes with high amounts
of hard oils and with some Room Temp soapers.Oh thank goodness, at least that makes me feel
better that ...
Posted in thread: Lumps in my recipe? on 12-13-2012 at 11:44 PM
Which is weird, right? Have you ever heard of that happening to someone? What would you suggest
Posted in thread: Lumps in my recipe? on 12-13-2012 at 11:30 PM
You know, I wish I had some action shots from yesterday, but I didn't think of it. Here's a
photo of what it looks like in a cured soap. The lumps look a bit grey in the photo, but in
real life they l...
Posted in thread: Lumps in my recipe? on 12-13-2012 at 11:00 PM
OK, someone clue me in here cause I'm getting really frustrated. For some reason I'm getting
small lumps in my CP soap! They're always natural-colored, which is weird because I mix my
pigments in very...