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. 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.

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

3. Essential oil Flashpoints
List of the flashpoints of essential oils

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

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

6. 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.

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

8. How to make rebatched soap
Rebatched soap is a method of soapmaking that takes advantage of leftover soap pieces, remelting them and adding ingredients to make a more luxurious type of soap.

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

10. Use Sodium Lactate to make a hard bar of soap
Using sodium lactate to make firmer soaps

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