Gelled vs Ungelled Soap – What’s the Difference?

Vivid colors achieved by gelling soap – www.BathAlchemyLab.com I get lots of questions about a variety of soap topics.  The other day, I was asked what the differences were between gelled and ungelled soap.  They had read some confusing and misleading posts on forums about the differences, including that cure times were shortened and fragrances were stronger in gelled soap. …

Soap Making Question - Favorite Soap Cutter

Soap Making Question – Favorite Soap Cutter

Up until now, when I make a soap in a log, I’ve been using a wood soap cutter with a metal tool that you slide through a cut out in a wooden base. I don’t like it for two reasons: 1. The soap doesn’t always come out perfectly smooth. The blade sticks to the soap, you have to pry it …