Introduction to Soap Making Watch Preview
In this hands-on class you will learn how to make natural soap from scratch, at home, using the ingredients of your choice. Get all the information you need about working with lye, oils, butters, fragrances, & additives to make handmade soap at home.
30 Lessons in Introduction to Soap Making:
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Basics of Soap Making
Soap Making Fundamentals
Get a solid understanding of the Soap Making Process and what you will need to make soap at home.
Understanding Your Why
Your why will drive everything you do with soap. This lesson helps you to identify your why.
What is Soap and How is it made?
Understand the Three Types of Soap Making Methods.
Supplies and Ingredients to Make Soap
Complete list of all supplies and ingredients you will need to make soap at home.
Lesson 1 Wrap-Up
Wrap-up materials from Lesson 1.
Working with Lye & Soap Safety
Lesson 2 Overview
This lesson is all about making soap safely and working with lye to make soap from scratch.
Two Types of Lye
Distinguish the two types of lye used in soap making.
Preparing to Work with Lye
How do you safely work with Lye? This lesson will ensure you take all of the proper precautions.
Creating a Lye Solution
4 Steps to Make a Lye Solution
Lesson 2 Wrap-Up
You should now be able to safely make a lye solution. This wrap-up reviews key concepts from lesson 2.
Soap Making Ingredients
Lesson 3 Overview
Discover all of the qualities of the various ingredients and herbs you can use in handmade soap throughout this lesson.
Fatty Acids and Why They Matter
Fatty acids are the heart of all soap recipes. This lesson reviews important concepts and how to make sense of them for your soap recipes.
Selecting Oils and Butters
Learn what you should look for when determining the oils and butters to include in your soap recipes.
Essentials oils and Fragrance Oils to Scent Your Soap
Understand how to scent your soap with essential oils and fragrance oils.
Lesson 3 Wrap-Up
Soap Oil Properties and Scenting handmade soap.
Creating Your Own Recipes and Soap Calculators
Lesson 4 Overview
Create your own Soap Recipes and use Online Soap Calculators
Using Online Soap Calculators
Understand how to create and read recipes in online soap calculators.
How to Assess Soap Recipes
Understand how to assess the qualities of a soap recipe.
How to Create Your Own Recipe
Learn how to create unique soap recipes.
Lesson 4 Wrap-Up
Understand ingredients and formulate soap recipes.
Cold Process Soap Making
Making Soap From Scratch Lesson Overview
Walk through of complete soap making process.
Setting up for Soap Making Success
Ensure success with these simple steps.
Making Your Lye Solution
Measure Ingredients properly to ensure safe soap.
In search of trace.
Molding handmade soap.
How to cut and cure soap.
Cold Process Lesson Wrap-Up
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