Who owns nurture soap?
Nurture Soap is a small company dedicated to bringing you the very best in soap making supplies. The owner, Carrie Thornsbury, has been making soap and bath and body care products since 2004. Throughout the years her passion for soap making led her to create Nurture Soap Inc.
Where is nurture soap located?
This is yet another facet of Nurture Soap and what we can do to inspire, teach, and bring passion to the art of making soap. We hope to see so many of you there when we are open and can’t wait to meet you! Stay tuned for progress! The retail building is located in Huntington, Indiana.
What are soap colorants made of?
There are several types of mica, but Muscovite mica is mainly used for soap making because of its lack of color. This is the thin-plated, nearly clear mica that you can peel off in sheets. This mica is sterilized, ground into tiny particles, and dyed to achieve the soap colorants you want.
How do you make your own soap?
How to make soap at home:
- Mix the lye. Put on your rubber gloves and safety goggles, and set up in a very well-ventilated area such as next to an open window.
- Prepare the mold and measure out fragrance.
- Melt and mix the oils.
- Blend and pour your soap.
Can you put too much mica in soap?
Color bleed/migration: Mica + Mineral Pigment will not bleed (between layers or swirls) in soap, though can bleed onto a washcloth or color lather if too much is used.
How much fragrance should I add to soap?
Fragrance amount Usage rates play a big role in scent retention. For a strong scent, you can add 0.7 ounces of fragrance or essential oil per pound of cold process soap. For melt and pour, you can add 0.3 ounces per pound. This number will vary based on what oil you choose.
What ingredients do you need to make homemade soap?
The basic ingredients of soap are:
- animal fat or vegetable oil.
- 100 percent pure lye.
- distilled water.
- essential or skin-safe fragrance oils (optional)
- colorants (optional)
What are the raw materials needed for making soap?
The raw material needed for making soap are fats (oil, grease or butter), alkaline, water and secondary products (salt, additive colors, scents etc.). The natural fats used for soap making are triglycerol, which is an ester from an alcohol triple, glycerol with linear carbonic acid chains (fatty acid).
Is Dove soap made with lye?
Dove. It is true that the words “lye” or “sodium hydroxide” do not appear on the Dove ingredient label. But, the first ingredients listed were sodium tallowate, sodium cocoate, and sodium palm kernelate. Yes, Dove is made with lye!