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opalgirl

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Hi,
I made a batch of soap today

olive oil
coconut oil
veg oil
sunflower oil
avocado oil
grapeseed oil at trace
2 FOs
and green FD & C dye

When I put the green dye in it started looking good then turned into this putrid salmon color. :oops: The fragrances call for a green soap. Your thoughts? Will it change in 24 hrs? How do you know if a color is going to change?
:?
Thanks!
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Did you gel it? ...It possibly could have been a reaction with the FOs and the dye.
 

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yes i gelled

Yes, I'm gelling right now. (well not me personally)

But it changed color in the pot when I was mixing. It was such a drastic change....

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Haha :lol:

I have only had a problem like that once, and it happened when I added my FO...Maybe after it comes out of the mold it will be a different color? Post pics! :)
 

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pix of "green dyed" soap

Here's what the soap turned out like. Smells awesome! When I was washing off my cutter it seemed like it was lathering great.
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how do you post pic?

Having trouble posting a picture. What do I do?
Thanks,
Opalgirl
 

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Never judge what color you get when you first add it to your raw soap. Once it saponifies and hardens up enough to be unmolded, you can get a different color than what you thought or were expecting.
 

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