The Science of Making Soap

In this article we focus on the basics of soap making. Labmuffin Beauty Science has a great article that goes into more detail on the science behind soap-making, which we suggest as further reading. The traditional method of making soap combines lye (a very basic/alkali substance) with oils and fats. Chemical Reactions Although lye and oils/fats are naturally-sourced ingredients (for example, lye can be produced from … Continue reading The Science of Making Soap