I would wait at least 1 week.

TL;DR

Shaving soap has a high stearic fat/oil acid content and is more stable than regular soap. The stable lather, slickness, and softened qualities are needed in a shave soap.

Does Shaving Soap Need To Dry?

I don’t know if it needs to dry before i lid it. If you rinse out the lather from the container. Contrary to popular belief, mold andbacteria can grow in soap. [0]

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How Do You Bloom Shaving Soap?

It’s a straight forward process of soaking the soap in order to make it easier to load a shave brush. The soap should be in a container that is heat resistant. Aug 26, 2019. [1]

What Ingredients Are In Shaving Soap?

Shaving soap has a high stearic fat/oil acid content and is more stable than regular soap. The stable lather, slickness, and softened qualities are needed in a shave soap. [2]

What Makes A Great Shaving Soap?

The triple milled hard soaps cost a little more, but they are usually the best shave soaps. 40 to 50% fat level is optimal for a good soap. Good lubrication and skin protection can be provided by a high percentage of fat. [3]

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Can You Wet Shave With Soap?

Thought of as the traditional method for wet shaving, many experts feel shaving soap can provide an equal, if not better, cushion and lubrication to shaving cream. Requiring more attention to detail, shaving soap can also give you more control over the lather itself. [7]

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How Do You Reshape Shaving Soap?

Once the soap is fully melted, turn off the stove and remove the pan. Keep the shaving mug in the pan until it cools down. Allow the soap to sit for two days. The soap should have formed to the mug by now. [8]

Sources:

  1. https://wetshavingproducts.com/blogs/articles/5-common-questions-about-shaving-soap#:~:text=Does%20it%20need%20to%20dry,can%20grow%20in%20watery%20soap!
  2. https://sharpologist.com/how-i-get-3-benefits-from-blooming-shave-soap/#:~:text=Blooming%20a%20shave%20soap%20is,a%20shaving%20scuttle%2C%20etc.)
  3. https://www.zingariman.com/blogs/zingari-blog/guide-to-shaving-soap-everything-you-need-to-know
  4. https://originalshavecompany.com/what-makes-the-best-shave-soap/
  5. https://www.muehle-shaving.co.uk/blog/shaving-soap-versus-shaving-cream
  6. https://www.menssoap.com/pages/how-to-melt-shave-soap-puck

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