Melt & pour sweating heavily...

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Hello, i am a newbie in soapmaking world. One day i decided to buy 2 pounds of melt n pour soap and find it very easy to make. But, just in hours they starts to sweat, and in a night they sweated heavily...disgusting 😅 later i found that i supposed to buy melt n pour soap with stable glycerin. Ok thats a good lesson, but there are still more plenty old melt n pour (which cause sweating a lot) and dont want them to be in vain...is there any additives i can use to prevent the sweating?
 

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Your soap is attracting moisture from the air. Keep it tightly wrapped.
 

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Try putting them on a lined rack, you do not want them sitting directly on metal, with a fan aimed directly on the soap letting them cure for at least a week, two weeks would be better. Melt and Pour soap really does benefit from curing. After they have cured and hopefully stopped sweating wrap them in saran tightly.

Living in a high humidity area you would be better if you can find a low sweat m&p base but you may not be able too. I am not sure how readily available they are. But the fan method should help you out a lot.
 

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There's no additive to prevent sweating. Follow the advice of the first 2 posts and you will be ok.
 
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Ah, i see. I have never let melt and pour soap cured--i always assumed that mnp can be used immediately after it harden.
Thank you for your responses! Its nice to get some advice from experts :)
 

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