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    Finished liquid soap not thickening after diluting soap paste.

    Thanks for your reply. I wrongly stated that I did a zap test but it was in fact a clarity test. It was cloudy. Thank you for your clarity test info. You have all been so helpful and I will do another batch and make sure I give it enough time to fully saponified. 💕
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    Finished liquid soap not thickening after diluting soap paste.

    Thank you all for taking the time to reply to this thread. I agree it takes years to learn how to make liquid soap but being me, I wanted to try and make some while I am learning. I made a succession batch previously though it was a different recipe but still cold process method. The oils were...
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    Finished liquid soap not thickening after diluting soap paste.

    Thank you Dee Anna for taking the time to reply. After it thickened into a thick gel paste, I let it sit for a couple of days. I think you are right about it not fully being saponified. When I did the zap test it was cloudy. I did not know if it was not fully saponified it would not thicken on...
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    Finished liquid soap not thickening after diluting soap paste.

    Oh and thank you for the blog link, much appreciated 😁
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    Finished liquid soap not thickening after diluting soap paste.

    That’s ok, thank you anyway for replying to me 💕
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    Finished liquid soap not thickening after diluting soap paste.

    Hi, I hope someone can help advise me please. I made liquid soap by cold process method ( mixed lye solution and oils at room temp) and after adding the lye it turned into a gel like paste but after diluting the paste with water the mixture turned into an oily mess and didn’t thicken. Here is...
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