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Using PVC to mold goat milk soap

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lreynolds

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I am a newbie! I want to make a facial bar of goat milk soap in PVC pipe. What is your experience with milk soap in PVC? Do you put it in the freezer? etc???
 

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I line mine with freezer paper to be able to get it out easily....
 

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I pour the batter directly into the PVC pipe. When I begun with PVC pipes I did the extra work of lining it. It is not worth it in my opinion.

For easy unmolding, put the whole pipe into the freezer a few hours so it gets frozen. When you take it from the freezer, let hot water a very short time flow over the pipe and then press out the soap.
 

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I don't have a big enough freezer :( But I just dropped a rolled piece of freezer paper in and voila it's lined... LOL
 

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Try greasing the mold with lanolin, mineral oil or petroleum jelly. Basically with oils that don't saponify. The best for me was greasing the mold with a decent amount of petroleum jelly before pouring. then there is a dilemma of to use or not to use mineral oil or petroleum jelly at all. eventually i gave up the whole thing and went with silicone moulds.
 

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