Certificate in Making Liquid Soap using Lye (Accredited) eLearning

Certificate in Making Liquid Soap using Lye (Accredited) eLearning

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Make your own liquid soap

Making your own liquid soap products using the lye and oils method can be challenging yet rewarding.


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This e-Learning module will teach you the following topics:


  • Lye safety
  • Key oils, butters and waters used in liquid soaps
  • Fatty acid characteristics and how they can effect your liquid soap products
  • Testing and adjusting the pH of your liquid soap products
  • Thickening your liquid soap
  • How to make liquid soap using the hob and slow cooker methods
  • Recipes
  • Making cream soap (optional add-on module)


This module is presented to you as a beautifully formatted, fully illustrated PDF file and comes with the Lye Safety Pack (also a PDF).  



Our courses promote the use of natural ingredients where possible, however where there is a synthetic ingredient that we feel gives a more professional finish to a product we will include those too.  

Whilst we don't specifically focus on organic ingredients should you wish to substitute an ingredient - for example coconut oil for its organic version, you are completely at liberty to do so.  

Our courses teach you to formulate from scratch so swapping ingredients for organic versions where you choose is very easy. 



Whilst there are no prerequisites for this course, an understanding of making traditional cold or hot process soaps would be an advantage.  

Email support is offered whilst you learn and your files are available to you online for six months from date of purchase.


If you wish to submit a product made as part of this course for review by the Plush Folly panel, please see our product review option. 

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