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    HELP! My soap (after 5wks) is soft and slimy

    This coming week I will make my last batch of goats milk soap for this year. Just a quick comment: My initial teacher from years ago only makes soap AFTER the new moon. He believes that is when soap should be made. He also (as I do) make the soap early in the day..pour it in its...
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    HELP! My soap (after 5wks) is soft and slimy

    here is my updated new and improved recipe! Thank You !
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    HELP! My soap (after 5wks) is soft and slimy

    maybe i should not freeze the goats milk (thats adding ice liquid?) and just add the goats milk little by little to the lye keeping the mixing container in an ice bath and watching the temp closely so it does not overheat past 130F ?
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    HELP! My soap (after 5wks) is soft and slimy

    coconut oil olive oil lard slow heat to 130 F
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    HELP! My soap (after 5wks) is soft and slimy

    I absolutley appreciate the time you are taking with me.. how would you improve this recipe?
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    HELP! My soap (after 5wks) is soft and slimy

    I freeze the goats milk into ice cubes than add a few of the goats milk cubes in a container than slowly add a bit of lye --mix them-- add a few more cubes and a bit more lye--mix them-- and so on until the goats milk and lye become one
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    HELP! My soap (after 5wks) is soft and slimy

    coconut oil olive oil lard slow heat to 130 F Add goats milk ice cubes to lard mix together to 130F add to the oils/lard when its at trace add the fragrance
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    HELP! My soap (after 5wks) is soft and slimy

    I believe I did the 1.25 and 1.13 are lbs
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    HELP! My soap (after 5wks) is soft and slimy

    what about adding Sodium Lactate? add around 1 teaspoon for every pound (16 oz) of oils in a recipe, stirred into the cooled lye solution. For example, if your soap recipe has 32 oz (907 g) of oil, then use 2 tsp of sodium lactate
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    HELP! My soap (after 5wks) is soft and slimy

    Here is my CP recipe 20oz coconut oil 1.25 20oz olive oil 1.25 18oz goat's milk 1.13 7.5 oz lye 13 oz lard Lemon Honey Fragrance Oil - 8 oz from Bramble Berry 3.60 ounces After sitting for five weeks my soap is very soft what would I add for a hard bar? Any suggestions is greatly appreciated...
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