Resources for pure ssoapmaking for nourishing and natural skin care

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Resources

General Supplies

Bramble Berry, Inc.

877-627-7883

www.brambleberry.com

From Nature with Love

800-520-2060

www.fromnaturewithlove.com

Frontier Natural Products Co-op

800-669-3275

www.frontiercoop.com

GloryBee Foods

800-456-7923

http://naturalcrafts.glorybee.com

Hoegger Goat Supply

800-221-4628

http://hoeggerfarmyard.com

Liberty Natural Products, Inc.

800-289-8427

www.libertynatural.com

Majestic Mountain Sage

435-755-0863

www.thesage.com

Mountain Rose Herbs

800-879-3337

www.mountainroseherbs.com

San Francisco Herb Co.

800-227-4530

www.sfherb.com

Summers Past Farms

619-390-1523

www.summerspastfarms.com

Wild Weeds

707-839-4101

www.wildweeds.com

Essential Oils, Fragrance Oils & Colorants

Bramble Berry, Inc.

877-627-7883

www.brambleberry.com

From Nature with Love

800-520-2060

www.fromnaturewithlove.com

The Perfumery

502-498-8804

http://theperfumery.com

Rainbow Meadow, Inc.

517-764-9765

www.rainbowmeadow.com

SoapGoods

404-924-9080

www.soapgoods.com

WholesaleSuppliesPlus.com, Inc.

800-359-0944

www.wholesalesuppliesplus.com

Oils & Fats

Bramble Berry, Inc.

877-627-7883

www.brambleberry.com

Columbus Foods

800-322-6457

www.soaperschoice.com

Hoegger Goat Supply

800-221-4628

http://hoeggerfarmyard.com

Oils of Aloha

800-367-6010

www.oilsofaloha.com

Spectrum Chemical Manufacturing Corp. 800-813-1514

www.spectrumchemical.com

Welch, Holme & Clark Co. Inc.

973-465-1200

www.welch-holme-clark.com

Essential Oil Purity Testing

Spectrix Labs

831-427-9336

http://spectrixlab.com

Tutorials

Soap Queen

www.soapqueen.com

Videos

Soap Queen TV YouTube www.youtube.com/user/ soapqueentv

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Index

A

acceleration, 14, 39 additives

for color, 46–53

common options, 44–45 effects on the soap, 43 herbal and others for color,

50–51

herbal extracts, 46

alcohol-based extracts, 46

alcohol, isopropyl rubbing, 22, 26

misting with, 32, 35 alcoholic beverages instead of

water, 65

Alkanet Layers with Pencil Lines, 135–39

alkanet root powder and color, 51–52

Almond Milk Confetti Bars, 158–61 Aloe Vera Hanger Swirl, 177–81 animal fat instead of oil, 41 annatto added for color, 51–52 Annatto-Yarrow with Embeds,

102–7

antioxidant properties, 40, 43, 46,

65–66

apricot kernel oil, 37 avocado oil, 9, 12, 37, 61–62

B

Banana Cream Pie Layered Bars, 95–99

Black Tea Funnel Pour, 186–89 Blueberry Embed Round Bars,

148–52

Buttermilk Honeycombs, 86–89

C

canola oil, 10, 37, 40, 61

castor oil, 9, 37, 62

Charcoal Heart Round Bars, 153–57

clays, 44

additive properties, 47–50

rose clay for color, 51, 53

cleanup process, 15, 26

cocoa butter, 9, 33, 37, 61, 63, 67 Coconut Milk Sideways Swirl,

197–203

coconut oil, 9, 12, 17, 33, 37–38 combined with other oils, 39–40,

62

coffee

as additive, 9, 44, 65

butter, 38

or spice grinder, 23 replacing water with, 64–65

Coffee Swirl Layered Cubes, 130–34

cold-process soapmaking defined, 14

FAQ’s, 34–35

step by step, 28–33 color

additives that affect color, 46–53 common ways to add, 46–47 discoloration and halo effect, 43 preparing colorants, 31

Comfrey & Spirulina Multicolored Cubes, 70–73

comfrey powder, 50

Cow Milk in-the-Pot Swirl, 172–76 Cucumber Layers, 113–17

curing process, 13–15

D

Dandelion Zebra Stripes, 224–29 Dark Ale Loofah Bars, 218–23 decoctions, 46

designing your own soap, 60–67 resizing recipes, 62

tips for certain qualities, 61–64 distilled water, why to use, 34

E

Egg Yolk Secret-Feather Swirl, 140–45

emergency response, 16 essential oils for scent, 55–56

blending, 56–57

safety guidelines, 58–59

exfoliants, 19, 41, 43

exfoliating additives, 9, 44–45

F

fatty acids, 9, 12, 14, 17

oils high in, 37–38, 40–41

FD&C (Food, Drugs, and Cosmet- ics), 46

FDA (Food and Drug Administra- tion), 44, 47

G

Gardener Scrub with Coffee Grounds, 122–25

gel phase, 14, 32, 45, 50–51 genetically modified organisms

(GMO), 10

Goat Milk Sunset Burst, 210–17

H

halo effect, 43–44, 66 hardness of soap, factors that

affect, 10, 13–14, 37–40

hazelnut oil, 41

heat-resistant containers, 20–21

hempseed oil, 38

herbal oil infusions, 46–49 honey as additive, 44–45

hot-process soapmaking, 14, 46 to the rescue, 35

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I

Indigo-Annatto Negative-Space Funnel Pour, 166–71

infusions, herbal oil, 46–49 INS numbers, 67

J

juices and purees as additives, 65–66

L

lather, 9–10, 12–13, 15

oils that enhance, 37–41 Layered Tomato Swirl Bars, 126–29 Lemon Linear Swirls, 90–94

lye

calculator, 17

discounting, 13

science of soapmaking, 12–13 why you need to use it, 34 working with lye, 15–16

M

macadamia nut oil, 38, 41

Madder Root Ombre Bars, 108–12 mango butter, 12, 38

meadowfoam oil, 12, 38, 61 measuring cups and spoons, 19–21 milk soaps, 32, 66, 87, 173

mixers, 20

mini mixer, 45, 50

molds, 23–26

N

Nettle & Yarrow Upcycle, 82–85 nut allergies, 41

O

oatmeal as additive, 9, 44 Oatmeal Soap for Babies, 78–81 100% Castile-Brine Stamped

Cube, 74–77

oils. See also oils by name herbal oil infusions, 46–49 quick melting tips, 30

olive oil, 9, 12, 14, 17, 33

combined with other oils, 40–41 oxides, adding, 45–47

P

Pale Ale with Cocoa Powder, 204–9

palm kernel oil (PKO), 39 palm oil, 9–10, 12, 39

sustainable, 40 peach kernel oil, 40 phosphates, 9

pigments, adding, 45–47

Potato Patch Layered Soap, 182–85 protective wear, 19, 21

goggles, 15

R

rice bran oil, 9, 40, 45

ricing, 14

Rosé & Champagne Peaks, 190–96

S

safety guidelines

when soapmaking, 15–16 when using essential oils, 55,

58–59

safflower oil, 40 salt

as additive, 45

liquid (sodium lactate), 28 saponification

defined, 12, 14

SAP values, 12, 14, 17, 37–41

scales for measuring weight, 19 science of soapmaking, 12–13 shea butter, 9, 40, 63

soda ash, 14, 22, 32, 35 sodium hydroxide. See lye

sodium lactate, 24, 26, 28–29, 33,

62

soybean oil, 40–41

spatulas, 20–21 spirulina

FDA regulation, 44 powder for color, 50–52 in soap, 71

stick blender, 20–21

achieving trace and mixing, 30–31

cleanup, 26

sunflower oil, 40–41

superfatting, 13, 17

sweet almond oil, 9, 41, 45

T

tea to color soap, 65 terminology, 14

thermometers, 20–21 trace

achieving trace, 30

defined, 14

thin, medium, and thick, 34 triglycerides. See fatty acids tussah silk as additive, 45 Tussah Silk Double Pour, 162–65

U

unmolding stubborn soap, 33

W

walnut

oil, 41

shells as additive, 9, 45

water discounting, 13–14, 63

water substitutes, 64–66

whisks, 20–21

White & Red Wine Yin/Yang, 230–36

White Tea Faux Funnel Pour, 118–21

Y

yarrow powder, 51–52, 83, 103

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