Top Ten soapmaking Articles

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. 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.

3. How To Make Soap Cigar Bands
How to make cigar bands for soap with detailed instructions

4. Types of papers used for wrapping soap
A perusal of different kinds of paper used to wrap soap

5. In the mold hot proces soap tutorial
How to make in the mold hot process soap. Need natural handmade soap in a pinch? Then this is the type of soap you should be making. It has the look of cold process soap minus weeks of waiting for the soap to cure.

6. Bay Rum Soap Recipe
Bayrum is a classic Caribbean scent used in this recipe with skin loving hemp oil and mango butter.

7. Popular Techniques in Soap Making
A look into several popular techniques in soap making -- including some advantages and disadvantages of each one.

8. Add Silk to Soaps
Information on adding silk products to soap and sources to buy silk protein and silk fiber for soaps.

9. Preparing Your Kitchen for Soaping
How to prepare your kitchen for safe soap and/or cosmetic making

10. How to use natural colorants in soaps
How to color soaps with natural plant material.

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