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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Vegetable Shortening
A solid fat made from vegetable oils. These oils are converted to a solid state through hydrogenation.

The resistance to flow of a liquid or semi-liquid.

Volatile Oils
Oils that evaporate or vaporize easily at room temperatures such as essential oils.

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