Soap is a surface-active product. Carboxylate salts molecules are amphiphilic: they are made of a long chain of atoms, one end of which, negatively polarised, is hydrophilic – attracted by water – while the other end is lipophilic – attracted by fats.
Soap making is quite easy. Making your own homemade soap from the 2 basic soap ingredients requires only a few simple and basic precautions. It gives you the freedom of giving your family’s handmade soap the fragrance and the shape you want.
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SOAP INGREDIENTS AND RECIPES
You need 3 main ingredients to make your own homemade soap: water, caustic alkali, and oils or fat. You can add your own ingredients, such as essential oils, to achieve your very personal natural handmade soap.