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Friday, December 5, 2014
All About the Trace
So, you just started to learn to make soap by the cold process method....That is great! But as a newbie your are confused how to recognize trace. You probably wondering when trace actually happens? What is trace? Trace happens when the oils and lye water have emulisfied in the soap making process. Once the soap has reached thin trance, it will continue to thicken over time. What to learn more? Check out the recent post from The Soap Queen called All About Trace.
I have a B.A. in Mass Communication and took my first melt and pour soapmaking class in 2002. Since then I got hooked making my own bath and products. I have taken various courses in Soapmaking (Melt & Pour, Cold Process, Hot Process), lotion making (lotions, creams, lotion sticks), bath products (bath salts, body scrubs), body products (lip balm, body butters, body balms, whipped butters) and more. Most of all of my classes were taught by Lori Nova of The Nova Studio in Point Richmond, Ca. I have taught courses since 2004 at various locations. I have worked as an Event Coordinator at Michaels Redwood City.