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opalgirl

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Hi,
I was wondering if using a food dehydrator would speed up cure time. Has anyone used one for soap?

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MikeInPdx

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I've never done it because I was told to avoid it. I guess it does bad things to your soap....like warped edges and all that.

I have baked soap overnight in a 140F oven and had it turn out okay. :)
 

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How does drying in the oven compare to curing. Is it comparable to say, 2 weeks etc.?
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No....it's not comparable. It's a good way to get some excess moisture out if you have a really soft batch, but it still needs to cure.
 

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