Is one better than the other? It depends on what you like. Do you prefer soaps with lots of color, swirls and edible looking or do you prefer to keep is simple? I make both hot and cold process soaps and I am often asked, What's the difference? Does it matter if it is cold or hot? The only difference is the method of making the soap.
Here is the best way to explain the difference.
Chamomile Neroli Hot Process Soap
The hot process and cold process but lets start with the hot process. It begins by running your recipe through a lye calculator. It measures how much lye that will be needed in your recipe. The lye is measured and added to your measured water NOT THE OTHER WAY AROUND because adding water to lye is dangerous and can cause an eruption. Next, the lye and water mixture is added to heated vegetable or animal fats. Some soapers prefer to use a crockpot and some prefer to use a pot. I use a pot as my crock pot is never big enough and prefer a larger pot which gets put into the …
There is great confusion about Sodium Laureth Sulfate and Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacteate. I am being asked a lot about using SLS. SLS is Sodium Laureth Sulfate which I do not use. People seem to want to avoid this ingredient as there has been rumors of it causing cancer. Well if you look on any shampoo, body wash or any product you currently have in you bathroom you will see sodium laureth sulfate. This ingredient is very difficult to avoid unless everything you use is organic or made from organic ingredients.
SLS means different things depending on the person. There are several different ingredients that are said to SLS are very different.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate is derived from coconut and palm oils; a safe skin friendly surfactant (foaming agent) for both skin and hair. This mild plant derived surfactant creates a rich, luxurious lather that effectively removes suface oil, dirt and bacteria, without stripping or drying sensitive skin. Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate is also hydrophillic, …
I know I am not the only one that have this problem. That is when you shave and see these awful black dots on your legs.As you can see I have the dreaded strawberry leg problem. I am a woman of color so my dreaded spots were so much darker on my skin than if you are not a woman of color. But no matter what your skin type is, it is not nice to see especially when you it is the Summer and you want to show those legs off. I pretty stopped shaving my legs a long time ago but never really paid much attention to my legs until recently. My hair on my legs have pretty stopped growing. This photo is pretty much an after/during my process of trying to get rid of them. My legs were much worse so they are starting to go away slowly. It is a tedious daily process and unless you go get afford to go get laser removal, try to get rid of them yourselves.
What I have tried to get rid of them? Stop shaving!!!
shaving is the quickest, easiest and cheapest method for hair removal, it might