Tuesday, February 24, 2009

How I hot process soap

I hot process my soap. This means that I cook my raw soap in the oven then pour it into a mold to cool. I like to do this because I don't have to wait 4 weeks to use my soap, I can tell right away if my soap is lye heavy or has some other catastrophic flaw, I can use less fragrance per batch and my cleanup is much much quicker than cold processing. I can swirl, marble or layer my soap. I just can't get whispy swirls or sharp details.Here is a video showing my process.
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1 comment:

  1. Thank you slyst! I took the refresher course! Love the moon phase skin art! I had no idea that there was glow in the dark. Hum gives several ideas!

    Thanks again.

    Pam

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