Here is the article and the power point. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/jf5063588 SKTS_Article 1 Picture was obtained through Wikipedia. It is not mine
Today is a day full of visitation. You don’t necessarily have to leave your house to visit! You can skype, facetime, snapchat or just use social media as a way to say “Hey, What’s up?” I encourage you to reach out to people you don’t normally talk to. Don’t be shy. There are no […]
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My yellow facial soap is a joy to make. It doesn’t take as long as other liquid soaps, but it never gets completely clear. The clarity has absolutely nothing to do with the ability of the soap to clean. It’s gentle yet effective at cleansing the skin of unwanted oil and dirt. Combine it with […]
One Oil Liquid Lotion There are two phases to a good lotion recipe: the heated phase and the cool down phase. The heated phase contains two parts as well: the water phase and the oil phase. As a chemist I keep the heated phase for at least 20-30 minutes. I find that it keeps […]
Soap Production_1Soap production occurs between a fat molecule and lye or Sodium Hydroxide/Potassium Hydroxide (NaOH/KOH). This little tutorial looks at a triglyceride molecule and 3 NaOH molecules. What other fats are there and what would their reactions look like? So the reaction would be written like this This is the chemical reaction involving 1 triglyceride […]
In a lot of the forums I am in online and some of the facebook groups, many of the same questions get asked over and over of professional soapers, moms, and DIY selfers. However, the most common question I come across is: How can I reduce the amount of soap my family uses? Today’s […]
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