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  1. M

    Keep Getting Stearic Spots! Help!

    So I’ve read all the threads/posts and seem to be doing everything I know to prevent stearic acids spots, but keep getting them. Picture attached. I melt my hard oils (coconut & shea butter) well above 185degrees for several minutes before adding the rest of my oils (olive oil, soybean, rice...
  2. K

    Large batch goat milk soap - preventing gel and/or discoloration

    Hi! We have scaled up production of our goat milk CP soaps to 120 lbs batches poured into one large block mold that is then cut into loaves then bars. Understandably, this volume causes the soap to insulate itself and start to gel in the middle. I know gel isn’t a bad thing, but in our case, it...