Tag: Saponification

The Process – How do you make soap?

How does soap happen? Today we are exploring the process of making handcrafted natural soap. Its both a chemistry experience and an art requiring precise measurement of ingredients, temperature monitoring and timing. Join us and learn more about our process as we continue the #marchmeetthemaker2021 series.

A conversation with a doctor

Recently we were at the Bay Arts Trunk Show and had the occasion to speak with a gentleman who identified himself as a retired physician.  He had a lot of chemistry questions for Steve, and asked a lot of questions about the process used to 

Coconut Oil?

Much has been said about coconut oil, and the current trend is to indicate there are healthy benefits of using coconut oil both for cooking/baking, and skin care.  I often wonder why some things come into vogue or go out just as quickly.  So i began my 

Soapmaking – The difference in oils

OK, i know this is probably a bit on the crazy side to post on a blog, but I was fascinated to know that not every oil acts the same… some are wonderful cleaners, others offer fabulous sudsing action.  and some, not so much. Here