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 acids, the concepts of INS … Continue reading INS And Iodine Levels In Soapmaking

Linoleic Acid In Soapmaking

Fats and oils are made up of fatty acids, each a unique blend. Usually, our goal is to create a well-balanced barfor general bathing, and it is the reason we mix oils rather than making soap with just one oil. We take advantage of the properties of several oils in search of that ideal bar, one that is hard and long-lasting, but that lathers well and cleans without drying the … Continue reading Linoleic Acid In Soapmaking