Soapmaking

Did you know that the soapmaking process is called “saponification”? The process separates the fatty acid bonds in oils (vegetable or animal fats) and combines them with molecules in lye to form a salt. This salt is what we refer to as “soap.” After a perfectly balanced saponification process finishes, the soap no longer contains lye or fat. Both are “consumed” during the saponification process.

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