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Available as an e-book with a free print-enabled link upon request for those who prefer a printed hard copy. Our electronic format allows you to take our class anytime, anywhere, and students have instant access!



Soap Science, Recipe Formulating, Cold Process Methodology, Troubleshooting & Design

If you are looking for an all-inclusive, intensive, and complete learning resource for all things cold process soap making, The Ultimate Guide to Cold Process Soap is the book for you. We provide a 12-week soap-making class in one easy-to-read format, not available anywhere else! 

Learn about soap chemistry, chemical reactions, accelerants, temperature, and soap properties including a complete tutorial on how to formulate a recipe in a soap calculator. Delve deep into the history and science of soap making, explore the fundamentals of saponification, fatty acids, SAP values, superfatting, lye concentrations, water discounts, split water concentrations, chemical additives, soap properties, and more. Also study troubleshooting topics like soda ash, seizing, ricing, acceleration, heat tunneling, overflowing, partial gels, cracking, crumbling, and color morphing — learn why these things happen and how to prevent them.

Enjoy an in-depth look at different additives like colorants, fragrances, herbs, clays, lathering aids, and chelators. Try
unique recipes from the recipe book, and get inspired by original works of soap art and design processes in our design library, including videos of drop swirls, hanger swirls, mica lines, stamping, soap painting, and more! 

What are you waiting for? Change your thought process on cold process today!


  • More than 18 chapters (600 pages) packed FULL of information

  • Learning exercises, and reviews at the end of every chapter

  • Experiments for better understanding

  • Recipe book with more than 25 recipes

  • Access to our online community for student support and friendship

  • YouTube channel with tons of tutorials, recipes, and design videos

  • A continuing education blog so you never stop learning

  • Free one-on-one student support from our volunteer teachers 5 days a week

  • Free book updates

      ...and so much more!



A portion of the proceeds and soap created goes towards our Eat-Sleep-Soap program. We believe it is important for all members of our community to have hot showers, healthy meals, and a safe place to sleep. Thank you for your support!



Our books are sold in an e-format so students can have instant and easy access from anywhere in the world but don't worry, we have you covered! We offer a print-enabled copy so that you can print all or a portion of your book for a hard copy!

How to Purchase and Access Your Book (e-book course):

There is no need to download any new special applications or computer programs to access or read our book. You don’t need to set up any new accounts or purchase a new device or reader. Our book is delivered as a basic (password-protected) PDF file that can be accessed anywhere, anytime, and on any device that has a PDF reader.  

To Purchase:

Add the ebook to your cart or use the Buy Now button. Enter your zip code if required and then click the checkout button. If you have a Paypal account, you may use your account or if you do not have an account, you can securely check out as a guest. After purchase, you will be provided with directions and a link to download and access your very own copy of The Ultimate Guide to Hot Process Soap. There is no waiting to receive your book, it is an immediate transaction. We provide a short and simple password for easy universal access, no account or email registration is required. A copy of your receipt, download information, and password will also be sent to the email address used to purchase the book. Please check your spam or junk file if you did not receive it immediately after purchase. 

Those who purchase the book will have access to free one-on-one student support and may send any questions or concerns via email. We will do our best to answer all questions within 24-48 business hours. 

PDFs are one of the most common file types available and you have probably downloaded hundreds of them! Our book will require the knowledge necessary to download, save, and open a PDF file. If you are an Apple user, you will need to know how to download, open and save a PDF file to iBooks or your choice of application. Safari does not save a file, but rather only opens it in a browser. If you are not familiar with how to access universal PDFs on your device, please consider this before purchasing to prevent any frustration!

A printed copy, student support, and student access to the blog and continuing education coursework are not guaranteed and are provided as a courtesy to students. You may be deleted or removed, with or without cause, at our discretion. Your purchase is for an electronic copy of The Ultimate Guide to Liquid Soap. We do not offer refunds. For more information about this, please visit our Terms & Conditions page.  

Our books are sold in an electronic format, as stated multiple times on each purchase page, in the purchase directions, and in the item description during checkout. We do not offer refunds for those who do not read this and purchase our ebooks.



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