There are many different mistakes that people make when they are making soap. It is extremely important to follow recipes exactly, asif you substitute a different oil or butter it can completely ruin the soap. It is also important to make sure you don’t forget anything in the recipe. Sometimes without thinking you will forget an ingredient to put into your soap recipe and you won’t realize it until something feels and looks off with your finished soap product.
- Each oil and butter has its own saponification value and thus cannot be substituted freely.
- Distractions cause mistakes, so it’s best to set aside dedicated time for soap making.
- It’s best to start with simple recipes and not try to get too fancy too fast.
“Making your own handmade soap is fun, relaxing, creative, and allows you to make something good for your family!”