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    Lye Mess up, Help Plz

    Hello, amazing soap makers, I'm new to soap and have lye heavy soap. I put my recipe through a calculator, but id not notice that it was for liquid soap and not solid. Recipe i i followed thinking was for solid soap Lye 2.78oz, water 6.22oz. Oils= olive oil 5.4oz 40%, castor 0.68oz 5%, plam...
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    HELP lye heavy soap

    Hi all. I have been making soap for a while now. Usually cold pressed, but some hot. I have made a batch today very very lye heavy. I was premixing 2:1 lye and added the wrong bucket to recipe. Can i save the mix? Just wondering if this batch can saponify then i divide it into new hot process...
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    Newbie question on first ever batch with pics

    Hello! I just joined this forum today and have spent lots of time reading all the wonderful information here... especially the pictures of failures! I was hoping to get the answer to my question there but my first ever batch is a little different. I'm suspecting perhaps lye pockets/heavy...