Monday, February 11, 2019

All About Gel Phase

In the past have you experienced a gelatinous look just after a few hours in the mold?  According to The Soap Queen, your soap batch is likely going through its gel phase.  If you are wondering why this happens it is because it is part of the saponification process when the soap gets hot--up to 180 degrees.  It does not affect the quality of the final bars, but it does affect the appearance of the bar of soap.  If you would like to learn more, read the recent posting from The Soap Queen called All About Gel Phase.

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