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

3. 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

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. 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.

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

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

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

9. 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.

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

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