Fragrance Oil

by JC

I made a beautiful soap using Olive, Coconut, Palm and Sweet Almond.

At trace I added a fragrance called "white chocolate raspberry" and it turned my soap pumpkin orange!!

I tried to then add in my pink colorant - but there was no changing that orange color.

Why did this happen and could I have prevented it somehow? Is there a way to not be surprised and ruin a whole batch? Thanks


Unfortunately some fragrance oils produce some interesting reactions during the soap making process.

Best practice is to research reviews on a particular fragrance you are interested in. Then do a test batch with the fragrance oil to see if there are going to be any reactions.


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Try lower temperature
by: Anonymous

I have been soaping for years. I have found using lye solution at 100 degrees along with oils 100-110 degrees does not cause some of the dreadful reactions which can occur when using higher soaping temperatures. Good Luck

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