Course curriculum

  • 1
    Basics of Soap Making
    • Lesson 1 Overview
    • Understanding Your Why
    • Clarify Why You Want to Make Soap
    • What is Soap and How it is Made
    • Three Methods to Make Soap
    • Supplies and Ingredients to Make Soap
    • Test your Knowledge
    • Lesson 1 Wrap Up
  • 2
    Working With Lye to Make Soap
    • Lesson 2 Overview
    • Two Types of Lye
    • Important Terminology
    • Preparing to Work with Lye
    • Creating a Lye Solution
    • Test your knowledge
    • Lesson 2 Wrap-Up
  • 3
    Ingredients for Soap Making
    • Lesson 3 Overview
    • Fatty Acids and Why They Matter
    • Selecting Oils & Butters For Your Soap
    • Essential Oils and Fragrance Oils for Scenting Soap
    • Test Your Knowledge
    • Lesson 3 Wrap Up
  • 4
    Creating Your Own Recipes and Using Soap Calculators
    • Lesson 4 Overview
    • Using Online Soap Calculators
    • How to Read Soap Recipes
    • How to Create Your Own Soap Recipe
    • Steps to Creating Your Signature Recipes
    • Test Your Knowledge
    • Lesson 4 Wrap-Up
  • 5
    Cold Process Soap Making
    • Lesson 5 Overview
    • Setting Up For Soaping Success
    • What to Do Before Making Soap
    • Step By Step - Prepare Lye Solution
    • Step By Step - Measure Ingredients
    • Step By Step - Mix Ingredients
    • Step By Step - Molding
    • Cutting and Curing Soap
    • Cold Process Lesson Wrap Up
    • More Resources For You