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Here are the top ten articles for the Soapmaking Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Essential oil Flashpoints
List of the flashpoints of essential oils
2. Use Sodium Lactate to make a hard bar of soap
Using sodium lactate to make firmer soaps
3. Frankincense and myrrh soap recipe
Frankincense and myrrh has been used for centuries both for healing and spiritual use. This soap recipe using both produces a rich and luxurious soap and deserves its place as a wonderful gift you give yourself or others. Included are detailed instructions as well as where to get the ingredients.
4. Water is important in soapmaking
Water plays an importat part in soapmaking. It is the medium through which the chemical process of soap making occurs. Understanding why, and the amount of water to use will enable you to speed or slow the drying of soap bars as well as prevent seizing during the tracing process.
5. FDA Labeling Guidelines for Soap
How to label soap legally in accordance with FDA guidelines as well as the labeling of soap as a cosmetic or drug using INCI nomenclature.
6. How to use natural colorants in soaps
How to color soaps with natural plant material.
7. Everyday junk that can be used as soap molds
List of containers normally found around the house that were never intended as soap molds but can be used as such.
8. Safety when working with Potassium Hydroxide
Potassium hydroxide is even more dangerous to work with than lye (sodium hydroxide). How to protect yourself when using KOH to create liquid soap.
9. Soap Making Classes in the USA and Abroad
A list of soap making classes available in the USA, Canada and Abroad
10. Add Silk to Soaps
Information on adding silk products to soap and sources to buy silk protein and silk fiber for soaps.
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