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  1. Sep 30, 2019 #21

    penelopejane

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    I use the split method too but I only use powder to make the milk half of the water into milk then I add enough powder to make the other half up to 100%. So all the powder is in the milk half but when it mixes in it ends up at 100% GM soap.

    I insulate and gel and I don’t have a problem with overheating or darkening.
     
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    very good to know thanks

    do you take temps and if so what temp do you soap at?
     
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    I do take temps and I soap at 42*C which is 107*F.
    I use the same method for all my soaps regardless of additives.
     
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    " I made two batches of breastmilk soap last weekend."

    Huh!!? Wow!! I HAVE been away a long time!
     
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    I made this batch using frozen goat milk mixed with the lye. The batter was poured into individual cavity molds and left in the refrigerator, probably overnight. It’s unscented and no colorants were added. The picture was taken after a few months of curing and I thought it might be useful as a color reference.

    https://www.soapmakingforum.com/media/goat-milk-soap.2226/full
     
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    thank you!! I am impatiently waiting for a loaf to cool down enough to cut--judging from the top it looks good. I did wind up gelling it . this soaping thing has taught me patience well.....kind of. lovely bar of soap :)
    well I just cut it and it is kinda orangish--wonder if it will lose the orange tinge--I used fresh with powdered to make 100% and it appears to not have gelled totally. will try to take pic tomorrow
     
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    good to know, I was thinking of buying one.:(
     

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