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    Some troubleshooting questions..soda ash? Steric spots? Ghost swirls?

    Hello! Any ideas as to what’s going on with these loaves? All pictures are using basic palm/coconut/Olive oil recipe at 33/33/34 no water discount. The first two have these spots on top... are they steric spots or soda ash? I spray with alcohol right before covering the mold up to gel and then...
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    Help troubleshooting please

    Hello, I am working on making a good Castillo soap. It works well and it is nice and creamy. But the bars have developed a weird white layer. Can anyone give me some advide on what I am doing wrong? I used soapcalc to get the recipe right, then blended the heck out of it with an immersion...