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Making great all-natural soap!

How We Make Soap – 1 Real soap, by definition, is what you get when you combine fatty acids – in our case, vegetable oils, with a lye/liquid mixture.  You no longer have oil and you no longer have lye – just soap.  Making soap is actually a straightforward process, it’s mostly about precision and […]

Wanna-be Chemists

I believe soap makers are frequently frustrated wanna-be chemists, except, of course, for those who actually are chemists. Don’t get me wrong – soap is a visceral, sensual product and the end results appeal to everyone at some level, but making it takes you to a whole different place. For me, there is a thrill […]