Use this table as a guideline to achieve the desired quality of soap. Oils/Fats Hardness Properties Use Breaking Rules & Other Notes Almond oil, sweet… Read More »Oil Properties & Recommended Amounts in Homemade Soap
One: 3/4 cup oil (coconut oil, olive oil, or avocado oil work very well);
Two: 30 grams beeswax;
Three: 3/4 cup water (rose water, herbal or green tea are optional).
Mild, conditioning, emollient soap gentle on dry, flaky skin, insect bites, or skin rashes.
Sunflower oil: 15%
Deer tallow: 30%
Olive oil: 55%
Super fat 5%.
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Soapmaking Guide is an ever-expanding wealth of knowledge of science and art underlying soap creation.
Homemade soap is healthy and safe daily necessity. It’s inexpensive, easy to make, custom for your skin and hair. Making soap is a fun family activity.
Uses and safety of lye for a soap maker. When lye soap is made correctly, it has no more lye in it. Lye soap is perfectly harmless.
Homemade soap alleviates acne and balances skin moisture. It is used for seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, sunburns, insect bites, hypersensitivity reactions, etc.
A variety of handmade soap types: personal, novelty, seasonal, medicated, scented or unscented soap, guest soap, glycerin soap, and more.