Help oil seperating

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  1. Jan 16, 2018 #1

    Karsha2148

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    Did a cucumber and kiwi fruit mix...wanted to increase by 1/2 but increased water 100grams too much
    510 olive oil
    341 coconut oil
    169 rice bran oil
    73 Avacado oil
    73 shea butter
    162 lye
    482 (cucumber juice) (should have been 382)
    56 scent

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    Juiced cucumber and kiwi fruit and strained through cloth. Used as substitute for water content Put into mold and oil separated out of everything else so put in crock pot
    Have dumped the whole lot in crock pot. Can I add anything to make better or am I just wishing. Took forever to get thick enough to trace.
    If crock pot ok how long do I cook for. Any suggestions welcome.
     
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    It's likely due to too much liquid but cooking it should help evaporate it. Might need to cook it for awhile. Once it all comes together though you should be okay I would think. I don't do much HP.
     
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    Ta for reply. Have now cooked for about 3 hours probably way too long. Now in molds and I pray. I only use crock pot when CP goes wrong.
     
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    Where did you get your fragrance?
     
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    Fragrance from Aussie Soap Supplies... their fragrances mostly come from Brambleberry nice smell to it..
     
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    When you increased your recipe, did you run it through a Lye Calculator again? It's always a good idea to do that, to get the correct amount of lye and liquid. :)

    Sometimes fragrance oils can be the culprit - they'll separate out of the soap batter.
     

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