Soap making has been a hobby of mine for approximately seven years now. I bought my first commercial -sized stop of pre-made cleaning soap to make custom-present baskets around Christmas time. From that very simple, albeit messy, melt-and-pour soap making experience, I’ve harvested and utilized as much understanding of the art as I can, incessantly reading and experimenting until I could refine my soap to exactly what I want. Lavender-cleaning soap was one of the extremely first I made all by myself ever.
As a fairly simple and universally cherished cleaning soap, it only seemed natural to begin my frosty process cleaning soap making there. You have the hot process, where you’ll be making the soap completely from nothing and which requires high temperature to speed up the saponification process, but requires a complete lot of treatment and attention.
Finally, cool process is making soap completely from damage also, but most of the right time does not require much heat, if any whatsoever. I like this process the best and it’ll be the one I am going to use for this lavender soap tutorial. 5.7 oz Distilled water. Make sure to have an obvious area to work in, and don’t skimp on the protective equipment like gloves as lye can be very volatile. Make the lye solution first, and in a box that is seated in a larger container of glaciers (an ice bath).
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