I'd invest in a preservative! If your FSG got to the point that it smelled off and had flecks, there were probably things growing in it long before that. I know that my first batch, with no preservatives, smelled off after 3 days at about 62 degrees.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity

HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix