Liquid soap problem

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Oct 23, 2015
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I made liquid castile soap with olive oil, coconut oil, and lye. Everything seemed to go well, but after letting it sit in its bucket for a day, the liquid seems to have separated into two parts; a super thick part on top, similar to what it was like before it cooked, and a thin part on the bottom that's just like you'd expect liquid castile to be. I've tried mixing them up, but they won't really mix. Is this common? Is there a fix for this? If not, what went wrong?

Hello and welcome to the forum. What you are making is a Bastille, castile is 100% Olive. You may want to post your entire recipe and your process so that folks can help you troubleshoot. I'm sure you'll get some great input.
Welcome Monsterman. :)

Ditto what Shari said. It will tremendously help us in troubleshooting if you posted your entire recipe and method/procedure. :thumbup:

IrishLass :)

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