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cerelife

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I came up with a 'Cleopatra' soap last year after reading something about how she bathed in milk, honey, flowers and herbs to keep her skin looking youthful.
I made a batch of my 'Cleopatra' soap 3 weeks ago, but forgot that I use my lard recipe for this one since the FO tends to speed things up a bit. I discounted the water in my lye solution to include the heavy cream at light trace (as usual), and added the FO to my soft oils (as usual), added 1 teaspoon of honey PPO/ my lavender and rose petals to my heated oils (as usual).
When I added the lye water things sped up a bit, but nothing crazy. BUT when I added the heavy cream...oh my! I was chiseling the batter out of my soap bucket and smashing it into my log mold. Obviously, I didn't insulate this batch as it got hot in a hurry, and it wept for a couple of days before reabsorbing the liquid. I didn't have any hopes of this batch being for anything other than personal use. BTW, it didn't zap when I cut it 48 hours later.
But the more I look at it, the more I really like the rustic feel and the blobs of what I'm thinking are my hard oils/butters that solidified. They look like milk, which fits perfectly with the idea of my 'Cleopatra' soap! I've been using the soap on myself for the past week and I love it.
BUT...are those blobs stable?? I certainly don't want to sell a soap that's going to develop DOS in an untimely manner!
Any thoughts/opinions are much welcomed.

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Are the blobs oily? I'm thinking they are probably some of the batter that didn't get the cream mixed in. Probably stable but if you don't know for sure, I wouldn't sell them.
Have you tried mixing your cream in the oils before adding the lye solution? I used to add my extras at trace but found it easier to add everything to the oils.
 

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Nope, the blobs aren't oily. They feel just like the rest of the soap.
But you're right - I don't know what this one will do, so it will be for 'personal use' only. I'll keep tracking it and if it's stable after 9-12 months, then I can certainly recreate the blobs :)
 
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