Soap Making News & Resources

Soap Making News & Resources

Soap Making Benefits

By taking the time to make your own soap you will be reaping a lot of benefits that will make the process even more enjoyable and beneficial…let’s review some of those reasons: It is great for your skin!  I am a label reader… I enjoy “curling up” with a great list of ingredients for everything…

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Lye Safety Tips

In order to make soap, lye safety must be addressed. Oils must emulsify with lye, which begins the saponification process in soap making. During this process, it’s very important to make safety a top priority. Sodium hydroxide lye is an inorganic compound commonly found in drain cleaners like Draino. Sodium hydroxide lye is highly caustic and has the…

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Soap Making Basics

If you are into things that are easy, frugal, creative, fulfilling and most importantly can be done from your own home… Soap making may be for you!  Whether you are looking for a more natural alternative to commercial soap or are just a crafty person looking for a new creative adventure, making soap is fun and…

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5 Tips For Successful Soap Making

Many people find that soap making is a wonderful process that can provide them with a sense of accomplishment. It is simply one of those crafty hobbies that are fun to do and methodical enough to relieve stress and encourage a sense of well-being. Making your own soap provides you with the unique opportunity to…

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The Difference Between Essential Oils and Carrier Oils

With the growing popularity of essential oils, many people are beginning to question what all of the different kinds of oils are about. One area of particular interest has been the difference between essential oils and carrier oils. These two prominent oil types are known for their many contributions to bodily health, but people have…

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How Essential Oils Are Made

Now more than ever there is a distinct focus on essential oils and their many benefits. Though the majority of us understand just how simple it is to pick up essential oil and read about what it has to offer, few people actually know what goes into essential oils. While certain scents are reminiscent of…

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