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gsc

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Is it possible/adviseable to store finished bars of soap that are made with oils that have a short shelf life (i.e., avocado, grapeseed) in the freezer so they don't go bad until you are ready to use them? I would like to tell customers to do this if they buy more than one bar of soap but I wanted to hear from the experts on this forum first.
 

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Ive have some soaps that are over a year old...they haven't gone bad and i use (usually 7-8% SF). I have some with veggie and fruit puree, high grapeseed and avocado oil, they still have not gotten DOS. I do not think that the freezer is necessary.
 

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If you are adding ROE to your shorter shelf life oils when opening you shouldn't have any need to store your soaps in the fridge. I have soaps with 15% Avocado and milks that are 4 years old or more and not gone bad. I would be more concerned with the soap absorbing stuff from the fridge making it go bad on me also adding extra moisture.
 
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