Mystery Soap Pellets Need Identification and/or Help

Discussion in 'Melt & Pour Forum' started by Suzanne Bader, Sep 21, 2018.

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  1. Sep 21, 2018 #1

    Suzanne Bader

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    Someone gave me a few sealed bags of supposed melt and pour soap pellets. I zapped them several times and they didn't melt. I ran a few under the tap and they sudsed up. They eventually started to stick together, but still no melt. No luck with an Internet search. I posted photos showing before and after melt attempts in the Miscellaneous Media Forum.

    Has anyone encountered this before?

    Thanks, Suzanne
     
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    It would be best to post photos on this thread, as not everyone looks in that section. Then they can see what you are talking about to give an opinion.
     
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    I bet they are extruded soap pellets, not melt and pour.
    They are made to be rebatched which is heating in a double boiler or crock pot with a little added water.
    Once they are about like mashed potatoes, add color and scent then smash into molds.
     
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    Suzanne Bader

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    Thank you. I'm new to the forum, but will repost the photos in the melt and pour forum media.

    I will use that method and try again. Thank you for your help!
     
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