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    White marks and sodium citrate

    Hey guys! Just wanted to say thank you for the above information. Glad to hear the bars look fine, I agree I kinda like the white marks. Trying my first batch with your suggested method so thank you! I’ll let you know how I get on!
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    White marks and sodium citrate

    Thanks to this amazing community I seem to have eliminated my problems with DOS. Since advice on this forum from Dee and others I’ve started adding sodium citrate and Rosemary extract oil to my batch, seems to work a treat! I just wanted to know if I was adding sodium citrate correctly to my...
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    Soap volcanoes and false trace

    I might even just start mixing it with the immersion blender as well, use a whisk perhaps
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    Soap volcanoes and false trace

    Thanks a lot for all the tips guys. I just found it really strange as I’ve never had this issue with the recipe in the past. I’m guessing with the hot temperature in the room, the hot temperature of the soap mixture and the lack of water in the recipe everything is speeding up 10 fold. I’ll add...
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    Soap volcanoes and false trace

    Thanks for the quick response! the room I soap in at the moment is about 70 degrees Fahrenheit due to the heating being on and off with winter. I’m guessing this is also doing something to the batch, just so weird as I’ve never had this problem before
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    Soap volcanoes and false trace

    Hi everyone I’ve been having some difficulty working out if my recipe is having problems with false trace or if it’s a problem with the recipe components. I seem to get volcanoes during the winter months, also yesterday I believe I got false trace as the batter thickened very quickly. I...
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    Dreaded Coconut Oil

    Hi Deeanna! I’ve just purchased some sodium citrate! Thank you so much for your recommendation. Where does the metal come from? Is it in everything I use but just so small I cannot see it? also how much would you recommend I use based on my above recipe? Also when do I add it to the soap...
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    Dreaded Coconut Oil

    Hi Everyone ☺ My name is Mary. i am around 8 months into my soap making journey, something I decided to pick up to keep myself occupied at the beginning of the lockdown. I would love to start selling my coconut oil soaps but I seem to be having issues with DOS. I have done some water...
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