Droplets on un-molded soap
(Los Angeles CA)
I infused oil with calendula and made a strong calendula tea for my soap. Then I proceeded to make room-temp soap, however, when I went ahead to de-mold, I saw lots of droplets on my soap. I don't know if I ruined the soap.
I read previous questions and apparently the soap can experience overheating. Is this the case for any method used? or primarily room temperature method? How can I reduce the chances of overheating? Any rules of thumb? Answer:
I'm thinking they are just condensation.
Dab at the water droplets with white paper towel. If they do not turn the paper towel brown, then they are probably a result of condensation settling on your soap.
If they burn the paper towel (turn it brown) then they may be lye droplets. If this is the case, I would throw out the soap.
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