Glossary for the Modern Soap Maker

Soap makers glossary of terms, definitions and acronyms.

A collection of terms, definitions and acronyms related to the art of soap making.

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Germaben II
An oil and water soluble anti-microbial preservative used in personal care products.


Glycerin
A triatomic alcohol (glycerol) byproduct created during saponification. Used in food, cosmetics, soaps and lubricants.

Goat Milk Soap
Cold processed soap made with fresh, previously frozen or powdered goats milk.

Grapefruit Seed Extract
Derived from the seeds and pulp, it used as a preservative in handmade toiletries. It is thought to have antibiotic, antioxidant and antiseptic properties.

GSE
Grapefruit Seed Extract.


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