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INS And Iodine Levels In Soapmaking

Creating the ideal bar of soap is the holy grail of soapmaking for many a modern soapmaker. The more we learn about the fatty acids that make up oils, the better our potential. The fatty acids we are concerned with in soapmaking are: lauric, myristic, palmitic, stearic, ricinoleic, oleic, linoleic and linolenic. ​Even armed with the knowledge of fatty […]

Why Oil Prices Are Volatile

“The price of (fill in the blank oil) has gone up 25% since I bought it last! Where can I get it for less? Why do prices bounce up and down for oils, anyway?” We all know how it is. We carefully calculate prices for our goods, only to find […]