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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Karite Butter
See Shea butter.

Kokum Butter
Also known as Goa Butter. Extracted from the fruit kernels of the Garcinia indica tree, native to India.

Potassium Hydroxide.

Kukui Nut Oil
Also known as candle nut oil, it is obtained from the fruit of the tree and used in skin care preparations. Hawaiians have used kukui nut oil for generations to treat dry skin.

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