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    Liquid soap watery at 1:1 ratio 🤷🏻‍♀️

    Thank you for your reply. I figured it must have something to do with the oils used. I will try to adjust the ingredients, use less liquid oils, because this problem never happened with my 100% tallow LS.
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    Liquid soap watery at 1:1 ratio 🤷🏻‍♀️

    So I make liquid soap all the time and my standard rule is, soap paste weight must be diluted with hot water, double the weight of the soap paste and if needed I’ll add a bit more water in small quantities if it needs a little more diluting. Now a few days ago I made liquid shampoo, and I used...
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    My liquid soap separated!!

    Do you perhaps know why there's this white cloudy layer on top of my liquid soap? Should I scoop this off? Will it dilute eventually? I've been keeping my soap on the lowest heat possible to make the diluting go faster and I stick blended the large gelly chunks. Overall I think the soap looks...
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    My liquid soap separated!!

    Ah thank you. You're amazing. Thank you so much for your help. Yesterday I tried to make liquid soap using the glycerin method. That didn't go as planned. The warm glycerin and KOH thickened like crazy and turned into a hard crystal like mess. Tried it twice the exact way as many do in their...
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    My liquid soap separated!!

    Do you suggest me to mix it in the same weight in water and then stir it in to my failed batch? Do I heat the soap beforehand? Or do I just mix it in and wait a day for it to saponify? Or do I wait longer than a day? Cause this seem like a good idea to save this batch. Thank you
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    My liquid soap separated!!

    Ah thank you!! I am using soapee.com as my calculator. I can adjust my purity there so I will hopefully have a great batch next time. Thinking about trying it tomorrow, I will still replace the water for glycerin to make the soap feel less stripping (pure tallow feels very stripping), thank you...
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    My liquid soap separated!!

    I followed this recipe from a YouTube video. The lady had that recipe linked. Her soap turned out great. My KOH is 85%+ it says on the bottle. I thought I added superfat but I didn't looking at the recipe now. And by using castor oil, I thought it would help since tallow is high in stearic...
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    My liquid soap separated!!

    No fragrance, just beef tallow, water with powdered sugar and lye. I know that there can be some separation with tallow soap, I just wasn't expecting this much. It basically became half solid and half watery substance lol. I don't remember exactly where I read the advice of glycerin helping...
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    My liquid soap separated!!

    Hey everyone. I'm new to this forum but not new to soap making. I make soaps based on animal fats, I always use the HP method because I like the authentic feel and look of it. So last month I tried to make my first liquid tallow soap. Pure tallow, no oils. I noticed that after a few days the...