Soap is simple to understand when you break down what you need to make it: water, lye and fat. Everything else is just razzle-dazzle. The two soap making methods are very similar. The soap making method that we call hot process just speeds up the curing process. The soaps
Everyone has a different take on soap. There are as many ways to make soap as there are people. There are even countless recipes. Hard soft, soft soap, soap that lathers, soap that moisturizes, soap that exfoliates, etc. There’s everything from extremely basic to outrageously unpractical. The truth of the
There are so many wonderful oils in this world. And just about anything can be made into an oil. I think that is why so many of us earth citizens are worried about the biodiversity lost here on earth. To say nothing of the animals and insects we lose each
At times we search long and far to the solution for our beauty needs. Marketers would love to sell you high priced soaps and shampoos with outrageous ingredients and unnecessary additives and dyes. Well luckily Mother Nature has provided us with one of the simplest, best, and naturally occurring beauty
What is saponification? Saponification can occur in nature with animal and even human corpses (adipocere). It can even cause damage to oil paintings causing soap lumps to bloom in famous works of art. But with respect to making the soap making it’s the way we turn fat (or oils) into
All skin types can use bovine colostrum soap. This product is perfect for maintaining youthful and glowing skin. Colostrum Soap is highly recommended for dry and sensitive skin. Colostrum is so rich and full of vitamins and fat, the perfect food for new babies and the ultimate ingredient in making soap.
I have often been asked when was soap invented? Soap in its many different forms has been around for thousands years. There is certainly very good evidence that most of the major ancient civilizations used soap. We have archaeological evidence that suggests the Incas, the Aztecs, the Romans, the Persians,