I know, I know. That mask? Those goggles? Tacky latex gloves?! Well, although I don’t look super cool, you know what is cool??? SAFETY! Soaping, while fun, is a science involving chemicals that can harm you! I don’t mean to scare you, like I said, soaping is fun! But, safety is no joke. Suit up and be safe. No coolness rep is worth a lye burn!!
I know that many times projects or stories in this blog may make soaping look like a walk in the park. However, if you are considering making cold process soap, you really should do your research on the process and how to make yourself safe! Here are some great resources to get you started!
The Everything Soapmaking Book by Alicia Grosso
The Soapmaker’s Companion by Susan Miller Cavitch
Now, go forth with that little nugget of knowledge, and make soap! =)