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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. Soap Making Classes in the USA and Abroad
A list of soap making classes available in the USA, Canada and Abroad
2. How to use natural colorants in soaps
How to color soaps with natural plant material.
3. The Easiest Soap Recipe
The easiest soap recipe for beginners is made from Crisco(trademark) oil. This recipe is perfect for the new soap maker as most of the ingredients are easily obtainable at the local grocery store or made using the materials you have at home.
4. 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.
5. Where to Buy Lye
About two years ago lye was everywhere to be had, including the supermarkets. Then mysteriously all the lye disappeared from the shelves of the supermarket. The challenge now is to find new sources to get lye. Here is a list of places in the USA to purchase lye for soapmaking.
6. Add Silk to Soaps
Information on adding silk products to soap and sources to buy silk protein and silk fiber for soaps.
7. How to use Avery Design Pro to create labels
How to use Avery design Pro to create soap cigar bands and other labels for your handmade crafts
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Face bar soap recipe
Easy Olive oil face bar
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