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    Gelatinous Mess

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    Gelatinous Mess

    I can’t believe it was burned. I don’t know what I did was wrong. I followed the tutorial and did everything she said to.
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    Gelatinous Mess

    I used crystal clear melt and pour soap from Stephenson. This has never happened before. I have done a lot of soap. I always use the double boiler method. Should I have done it in the microwave? Also, I was using a lot more soap than usual. (I was experimenting).
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    Gelatinous Mess

    I used an infrared thermometer and poured at 133 degrees F. Halfway through, the soap turned into a gelatinous mess. Was it too cold or was I too slow? Any ideas?
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    Gelatinous mess

    Hi there, I'm using a new infrared thermometer and I poured at 133 degrees, but halfway through the pour, the soap turned into a gelatinous mess. Presumably, it was too cold? Or was I working too slow? I'm thinking of going back to my candy thermometer and guessing. Any ideas as to what went wrong?
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    Separation

    I like her layered soaps. I tried it again and made some changes: used goat's milk. I find it's easier to handle. Most important I let it cool to the tried and true 125 degrees instead of the recommended 135 degrees and I did let the bottom layer hardened to the touch. Success!
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    Separation

    I did that. Should it have been hard to the touch?
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    Separation

    I'm a bit embarrassed to ask the question. It's so basic. What is the cause for separation of layers? It's never happened before. Should I have let the bottom layer harden longer (it bled into the 2nd layer) The top layer was 130 degrees F. and separated at the top level. Also, I used two soap...
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