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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RBD
Refined, Bleached, Deodorized.

Rebatching
The process of liquefying pre-made cold processed soap, adding fragrance and molding. Also known as hand milling.

Recipe
A list of ingredients in precise quantities with directions for preparing and making your soap.

Refined
The process of removing impurities from the natural or crude base.

Rendering
The process of heating lard or tallow to a liquid state to remove solids or impurities.

Rosemary Oil Extract
Rosemary Oleoresin is an anti-oxidant used as a preservative in personal care products.


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