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NATURAL SOAP MAKING WORKSHOP (PART 1)

By: Elizabeth Childers 05/23/00
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About the Author

People have been making soap for as long as we have existed. Whether it was plants with natural saponins or from running water through wood ashes to create a light lye solution which was added to fats and cooked to produce the first bars of soap. Soap in our ancestors day was harsh and had little in it that was healthy for the skin. Today, soap has changed drastically. Gone are the soap pots and glycerin-less soaps of yesteryear. Now we use Cold Processing for our soaps. That is what you will be learning in class today.

Tools for Soap Making

  • Stainless Steal Stock Pot
  • Wooden Spoons
  • Candy Thermometer
  • Pyrex or other heat resistant container to measure water or milk
  • Scales for lye and fats (I have one for ounces and one for pounds)
  • Primary Mold
  • Old Blankets for insulation
Safety Equipment
  • Rubber gloves
  • Goggles
  • Old Long Sleeved Shirt
  • Vinegar
  • Newspapers
Ingredients
  • Red Devil Lye (you can find this in the drain cleaner section of the grocery store)
  • Water or Milk
  • Oils measured in ounces or pounds
  • Essential oils and dried herbs (optional)

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About the author: Elizabeth Childers is a soapmaker with many years experience in the making and writing about of this art. Elizabeth has been kind enough to provide GoatWorld.com with this information. Elizabeth also hosts a weekly Soapmaking Chat here on GoatWorld.com, Tuesday nights in the Chat Room.

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