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PostPosted: Fri Oct 07, 2016 1:38 pm 

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Hi everyone,

New to CP soap making and I was just wondering if it was possible to prevent a soap from going through the gel phase and if it would affect the soap in any way? I've made one small batch of Castille soap because all I had to hand was extra virgin olive oil. Poured in into individual moulds and unmoulded after 48 hours. I just didn't realise that it can take up to six months to cure fully so I'll probably be doing another small batch to test another recipe.

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If you are new to soapmaking, I would gel til you get the hang of the process.
Things can go wrong if you don't gel. You can end up with a crumbly batch or lye pockets.
I prefer not to gel, but I've been making soap for 40 years and am very familiar with the process.

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For that size batch, I would do 76-77 grams of lye. That would make it 7-8% superfat.

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