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  1. L

    Air pockets in candles, need help

    Greetings everyone, I am working on candles for few years now and i still have some problems with air pockets in candles. This happens over time, a week or so, when they cool down. Its filled with vegetable oil in plastic containers. Is the problem with cooling or with material, i dont know and...
  2. E

    possible lye pockets- any advice?

    Hello my friends from the soap forum! I accidentally sold soap that maybe lye heavy/may have some lye pockets in it. I think the formulation is like 99,99% ok because the chances are small, but I am very concerned about this mistake. The ph is ok around 8-9, there is no particular sting but...
  3. nalexandra92

    Pillar candle help! Air pockets

    Hello! I'm a total newbie and need a bit of help! I can't figure out or find out how to stop these big air pockets happening on taper candles! I'm using kerawax 4600 pillar paraffin wax. Would a different type of wax be better? is there a pour technique I need to know about? Thanks in advance xx
  4. C

    Can i use liquid hand sanitizer for getting the bubbles out of my soap?

    Hi, this might be a silly question but can i use liquid hand sanitizer to pop the bubbles after pouring my soaps? the ingredients are
  5. Mestiza Girl

    First Batch! Questions

    Hope everyone is having a great day so far! I'm excited to say I have finished pouring in my first batch of Wild Rose soap! Pictures attached. Now the hardest part is playing the waiting game while it gels. :( One thing I did have a question about was the gel phase. I live in a fairly cool...
  6. L

    First ever CP batch - is it ok?

    Hi all, I had a great idea to make soap for my Christmas presents and over the weekend I made my first ever CP soap batch and in hindsight, I realise I should have used a much simpler recipe but I made a honey soap from this page I was...
  7. Val’s5

    Would anyone mind telling me if this is salt or LYE or maybe air pockets?

    Thank you!
  8. J

    Large Batches (8 lbs.) = Air Bubbles? Why?

    I've been CP soaping for 20 years. Never had a problem with air bubbles until now. The only difference is I'm doing 8-9 pound batches now. Sames oils, temps between 110-125, lye water poured down bucket side, burp & pulse stick blender..... everything I've always done with 2-6 lb batches...
  9. T

    Air Pockets in Wax and Splitting/Canyon Formation

    I am Making a Beeswax candle for my family and friends and i am using a standard square like Jar but i have run into a serious problem! The candle does not burn properly and it looks terrible from the above perspective where you light it. There is a huge crack see image below along the sides of...
  10. goji_fries

    Air bubbles, med-thick pour

    I can't seem to get rid of all the bubbles in mixes. Pouring too thick? I try to pound out the bubbles but it doesn't work. Your thought or suggestions atr welcome.
  11. G

    Air bubbles

    I am new to cold process soap making and recently I had air bubbles in my soap that had liquid in them. I am very exact about temperatures and weights with everything. Does anyone have any thoughts of what I did wrong?