My transparent soaps turned cloudy

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  1. Nov 15, 2019 #1

    Noor yahya

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    I wonder why my transparent soaps turned cloudy after few days of making it.
    But if it is packaged just after manufacturing , it keeps transparent and begins to be cloudy after uncovering it
    Anyone can know why ?
     
  2. Nov 16, 2019 #2

    Noor yahya

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    Hello any body here

    @Angie @lsg @IrishLass @Relle @shunt2011
    Please for support to get reasons
     
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    Not many people make transparent soap, so questions about transparent soap do not usually get a lot of replies.

    There are many ways to make transparent soap. You have not shared the recipe for your soap. You have not explained how you make it, so there is not enough information to answer. Please make the effort to fully explain your situation, so people know what you are doing.
     
  4. Nov 17, 2019 #4

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    Sorry, no help here. I’ve never made it myself.
     
  5. Nov 17, 2019 #5

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    I can't help, I don't use melt and pour. You have to wait until someone answers you who use it, if you don't get replies, there is nothing I can do about it. This is a public forum where people come and go, some daily, some weekly, some monthly, some every now and then, just be patient and see if someone has the answer for you. You don't ask a question on a post and the answer pops up out of the blue.
     
  6. Nov 20, 2019 #6

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    I used to do a lot of melt and pour so I have to ask what you are adding to it and what temperature you are heating it to. My first guess it the FO your using.
     
  7. Nov 21, 2019 #7

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    @DeeAnna
    Sorry for all because i take a lot of time to reply.
    This is my recipe for 100 gm oil:
    15 Olive oil
    15 palmolein oil
    10 Crisco
    10 sunflower oil
    5 avocado oil
    5 stearic acid
    30 coconut oil
    10 castor oil
    And for solvent:
    Mono Propylene Glycol 20ml
    Ethyl Alcohol 60 ml
    Glycerine 18 ml
    Sugar + water 30 + 15
    Finally the temperature is around 60 C degree and after adding sugar it increased to 85 C degree.
    So can any body think with me about the reasons for the clouds come by time.
    Sorry what is the mean of ( FO your using) @bookreader451
     
  8. Nov 21, 2019 #8

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    FO = fragrance oil
    EO = essential oil

    Pretty much, what smells are you adding? Some mixture change color (like vanilla) other don’t.

    (I don’t make transparent soap so I’m not muchhelp for your actual questions)
     
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    I make transparent soap
    For the cloudiness ... i think u need to cook the soap longer time to evaporate the alcohol ... if not evaporated well ... the soap will be cloudy

    And about the recipe .. you dont have to use all these oils ... all you need is: castor oil , coconut oil and stearic acide
     
  11. Nov 21, 2019 #11

    Noor yahya

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    Thanks for your help and your considerable advice I'll try. But can you provide me with amount of oils and solvents that to prefer to do.
    Thanks again
     

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