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Basic Soap Making Recipes - Make Natural Homemade Soap

Basic Soap Making Recipes - Make Natural Homemade Soap
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soap 1400227c Saponification-The process of Making Soap (Theory) : Class 10 : Chemistry : Amrita Online Lab To study the saponification reaction for preparation of soap. Soaps and detergents are essential to personal and public health. They safely remove germs, soils and other contaminants and help us to stay healthy and make our surroundings more pleasant. Soaps are made from fats and oils or their fatty acids. What are fatty acids? Fatty acids are merely carboxylic acids consisting of a long hydrocarbon chain at one end and a carboxyl group (-COOH) at the other end. Saturated fatty acids:Fatty acids contain carbon-carbon single bonds called saturated fatty acids. Unsaturated fatty acids:Unsaturated fatty acids contain one or more double bonds between carbon atoms. If the fatty acid has a single carbon-carbon double bond in the molecule, it is known as a mono-unsaturated fatty acid. If a fatty acid has two or more carbon-carbon double bonds in the molecule, it is known as poly-unsaturated fatty acid. Linoleic acid { CH3(CH2)4CH=CHCH2CH=CH(CH2)7COOH } is a poly-unsaturated fatty acid. Hard soap

7 Homemade Shampoo Bar Recipes - Simple Life MomSimple Life Mom Here are 7 homemade shampoo bar recipes to pick and choose from. Some vary slightly, but each is unique so that hopefully you can find one that suits what you are looking for and what you have on hand. They’ve been tested with a lye calculator and I’ve made a number of them (Love #5). As usual, be very careful with lye, and some essential oils can burn as well. Research what you are doing and what you are using. If you are just transitioning off of shampoo, realize that your hair follicles struggle to over produce oils after each stripping of store-bought shampoo. 1) Shampoo Bar Recipe, 2.25 lbs 10 oz Palm oil10 oz Coconut oil8 oz Olive oil8 oz Castor oil12 oz Distilled Water5 oz Lye.25 to .5 oz Essential Oils at trace General Soap Making Directions 2) Shampoo Bar, 3.25 lbs (No coconut, with shea butter) 10 oz Palm Oil3 oz Shea Butter26 oz Olive Oil8 oz Castor Oil5 oz Avocado Oil17 oz Filtered Water6.6 oz Lye.25 to .5 oz Essential Oils at trace 3) Shampoo Bar, 2 lbs

Soap Making Tips & Tricks The following are several Tips & Tricks submitted by Oregon Trail Customers (and a few by me!). We would love to hear your own personal Tips & Tricks and even add them to our resource list. If you have a great tip or trick to submit, please click on the "Submit Tip" button on this page or send us an email through our "Contact Us" page. Tips from Suz Q: How much flavor should I use when making Lip Products? Q: Are these flavors sweetened? Tips for Using Beeswax:Dedicate separate utensils for working with beeswax. Suz Equipment Care To keep your scale nice, slip it into a lightweight inexpensive plastic bag. Suz K. The best way I have found to clean containers with melted wax is to put it in the microwave for a few seconds to re-melt any wax, then wipe it out with paper towels. Happy Soaping, Kathy, Ozark County Arts & Crafts Cold Process Soap Making Now I just forget about the thermometer and watching temperatures and just soap at ambient temperatures (a little below or about 90 F). Juan P. Jen Ruth

Cranberry Lane Make-it-Yourself Bodycare, Soap and Soapmaking Supplies, Soapmaking Kits, Essential Oils, Herbs, Waxes, Molds, Lye Calculator, and Kits Cranberry Lane's Lye Calculator Simply enter the weights of the oils or waxes in your soap formula and the calculator will determine the amount of Sodium Hydroxide and Water required. Units Neither the author nor the company can be held responsible for damage, injury or otherwise resulting from the use of the lye calculator, formulas, information or materials listed. | Home | Company Profile | On-Line Store | Newsletters | | Store Hours & Locations | Lye Calculator | Catalogue Request | | Soapmaking Instructions | contact us ©2011 Cranberry Lane Natural Beauty Products DIY Shaving Soap Recipe For Men or Women | Everything Pretty I've been making this soap for my husband and I for years, and we both love it more than anything we could find in stores. It's easy to make and leaves you skin smooth and silky. For men, pour it right in a cup and they can use a shaving brush to lather and use. I find it easier to pour it in a mold for myself. You could use any soap base you'd like, but coconut oil soap base produces a better lather for shaving. Ingredients 4 ounces coconut oil soap base 1 teaspoon witch hazel 3 vitamin E capsules 1 teaspoon liquid glycerin Directions 1. This recipe makes just one bar of soap, but you can easily double or triple it to make more soap at once. Enjoy! photo credit: necrocake via photopin cc

Soap and Saponification - Chemistry Preparation & Chemical Structure One of the organic chemical reactions known to ancient man was the preparation of soaps through a reaction called saponification. Natural soaps are sodium or potassium salts of fatty acids, originally made by boiling lard or other animal fat together with lye or potash (potassium hydroxide). Hydrolysis of the fats and oils occurs, yielding glycerol and crude soap. In the industrial manufacture of soap, tallow (fat from animals such as cattle and sheep) or vegetable fat is heated with sodium hydroxide. The crude soap obtained from the saponification reaction contains sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, and glycerol.

Soap Making: Learn how to make soap. 100% Coconut Oil Soap Recipe with 20% Superfat By David Fisher Updated December 20, 2014. Two long held soap making rules collide in this wonderful soap recipe: Don’t use more than 30% coconut oil in a recipe – it will be too drying.Don’t superfat more than about 8-10% - the soap will be soft, have poor lather, and will be prone to dreaded orange spots/spoilage. Well…what happens when you make a batch of soap with 100% coconut oil…but increase the superfat percentage to 20%? The pros of coconut oil and superfatting combine to cancel out the cons of using a high amount of coconut and using a high superfat percentage - resulting in a really lovely bar of soap! How does it do this? continue reading below our video Play Video Next, the issue of dreaded orange spots and lather. Dreaded orange spots (or DOS) are caused by the free oils in the soap going rancid. So let’s make some soap! When you are calculating your recipe in your lye calculator, just use one oil, coconut, and enter 20% as the superfat.

about - Making Soap Mag Making Soap, Cosmetics & Candles — the Magazine Satisfying one’s curiosity begets opportunity; acting upon opportunity opens doors of enlightenment and motivation, which results in creating something truly novel and useful, ultimately uniting a community. This is what happened. It all started back in 1996 when Kathy Tarbox (the publisher) encountered “essential oils” in an article she read. So intrigued, she took to the information superhighway, where, essentially, she had read a bit about essential oils in soap making, and was inspired by the first internet soap-list. She wanted more information, but there was nothing out there that guided independent soapmakers. In January of 2016, print copies were introduced along with re-branding of the title to Making Soap, Cosmetics & Candles as our readership has increased to also comprise those who make all manner of cosmetics and candles as well as soap. View Past Issues!

Fabulous Shampoo Bar Recipe | Great Cakes Soapworks Welcome! If you don't want to miss anything, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or get updates via email - sign up in the right sidebar. Thanks for visiting! If you are a soapmaker looking for a fabulous shampoo bar recipe with lots of lather that will make your hair softer than it’s ever been before, then this recipe is for you! When I first set out to make a great shampoo bar, I did a bit of research on the best ingredients to use and took a shot at it. My first attempt at a shampoo bar Then Lisa sent me her recipe, and I whipped up a quick hot-processed batch. Opus Shampoo Bar, hot processed Oh, but then Lisa sent me an actual bar that she had made using the cold process method, and it was EVEN BETTER. Opus Shampoo Bar, cold processed Are you ready to make your own batch now? Opus Shampoo Bar – 3 lb. batch, superfatted at 5% I’ve been using this recipe on my hair for several days and it’s amazing! Anyway, give it a shot and let me know how it works for you!

Botched Batches! Miller's Homemade Soap Pages: *APOLOGY* ... to those of you who have emailed me and have never heard a peep out of me... I'm sorry. I don't have as much time for personal email responses as I once did and added to that have been occasional travel, garden catch-up, church responsibilities, soapmaking and orders and more visits from children and grandchildren who have moved nearby. I just can't keep up. If you'd like to contribute your experiences and/or frustrations to this page, just send an email and I'll post it if I think it would be helpful to others or offers new information. NOTICE: If you have AOL, please be sure that if you have any sort of filter turned on, that you enter my email address as one that will be accepted before you send me the question. For more email contributions and FAQ's your can visit the following: Is your soap giving you the blues? Posted by: Anawyn from the Latherings Forum/Used with Permission (I just love this!) Thank you for an informative web site. Hi!

10 Tips For Selling Your Handcrafted Soap Online - Lovin Soap Studio There are far too many clichés out there stating that you will be successful as long as you are doing what you love. Wrong. You have to be smart about how you go about things, and you have to put in the work. Our industry is wide, vast and ever-burgeoning. If the answer to that is, “Yes, I could be doing better online,” then let’s take a look at a few things you can do quickly and easily to start selling your wares more consistently and with greater quantity. Is what you are currently offering online good enough? I know you love what you make. Is there a legitimate market for your products, and if so, do your products stand out enough to compete with the ever-expanding competition that is currently online? One bite at a time. How do you eat an elephant? Through my coaching programs, I work with so many folks who come into my first phone session with a craft/hobby mindset. The best way I analogize a craft/hobby mindset is a sprint, where as a business mindset is a marathon. Set goals.

Homemade Shampoo Soap Bars Recipe and Instructions By David Fisher Updated December 20, 2014. So you've been making your own cold process soap and using it in your shower for a while and love it. But what about using your soap as a shampoo? Many people use their cold process soap as a shampoo bar as well. But hair is different than skin, so you need to do a few things differently in order to have the best results. Formulating your recipe differently - both in terms of the oils chosen, but in the additives and superfat percentageUsing a vinegar or citric acid rinseKnowing that some people's hair just doesn't work well with real soap - and being o.k. with going back to a standard surfactant-based shampoo. RECIPESFirst, for the best results on your hair, there are a few changes you can make to your regular soap recipe that will help your soap work better on hair. continue reading below our video Play Video Here are three recipes to get you started. I list the percentages as well as the ingredients to make a 2 lb batch of soap.