SOAP INGREDIENTS: FATS & SAPONIFICATION

SAPONIFICATION
  • Chemical reaction of an alkali (i.e. lye) with a fatty acid (i.e. animal/vegetable fats/oils)
  • Glycerine, a by-product of the reaction, takes several days to form during cold process.
     
OILS:
  • Almond Oil, Sweet 

  • Apricot Kernel Oil - high in vitamin E, absorbed easily by skin
  • Avocado Oil, Virgin
  • Castor Oil – makes a heavy lather
  • Cocoa Butter – softens and moisturises skin
  • Coconut Oil – used for firm soap and makes large bubbles
  • Hemp Seed Oil – moisturises, revives and repairs damaged skin
  • Macadamia Oil – adds silky texture to soap
  • Olive Butter
  • Olive Oil
  • Palm Kernel Oil
  • Palm Oil – makes firm soap with smooth, creamy bubbles
  • Rice Bran Oil – gentle and moisturising
  • Rosehip Oil – high in vitamin A
  • Shea Butter
  • olive oil
  • Wheat Germ Oil – high in vitamins A, D and E plus Beta Carotene
cocoa butter
coconut oil


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