Soap Making

Making Soap with Beeswax

There are basically 4 processes to making soap:

  1. Cold-Process (traditional saponification involving a chemical reaction between an acid (fats) and a base
  2. Hand-milling (grated cold-process)
  3. Melt & Pour (melted glycerin)
  4. The ‘cooking’ method. Becky Tipton, my mentor, has been working on a Hot-Process soap production. I’ll have more on that process at a later date.

The process I use in my out-line below is the traditional cold-process method.

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