The Ultimate Guide to Cold Process Soap: Soap Science, Recipe Formulating, Cold Process Methodology, Troubleshooting & Design

The Ultimate Guide to Cold Process Soap: Soap Science, Recipe Formulating, Cold Process Methodology, Troubleshooting & Design was written with one purpose: to provide the ultimate cold process learning experience.

This is not your average soap making book. If you are looking for an all-inclusive, intensive, and complete learning resource for all things cold process soap making, this is the book for you. We provide an entire 12-week soap making class in one easy-to-read format, not available anywhere else! Our electronic format allows you to take our class anytime, anywhere, and students have instant access!


After completing this coursebook, you will have the tools, resources, knowledge, education, and experience necessary to make beautiful, complication-free cold process soap. We 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. We teach our students about soap chemistry, chemical reactions, accelerants, temperature, soap properties, and more, including a complete tutorial on how to use this information to formulate a recipe in a soap calculator. We cover troubleshooting topics like soda ash, seizing, ricing, acceleration, heat tunneling, overflowing, partial gels, cracking, crumbling, and color morphing, and make sure that our students know why these things happen and how to prevent them in the future.


We teach our students that soap making is both a science and an art, and truly examine the importance of formulating informed recipes to create the perfect soap recipe with the performance, appearance, and properties you desire.

Enjoy an in-depth look at different additives including colorants, fragrances, herbs, clays, lathering aids, chelators, and more. Try one of our classic recipes from the included recipe book, packed with unique, creative, and personalized recipes made just for our readers. Finally, get creative and study original works of soap art and design processes by reviewing our design library, with information and videos on design techniques such as drop swirls, hanger swirls, mica lines, stamping, soap painting, and more. 

This coursebook includes:
-More than 18 chapters & 600 pages packed FULL of information
-Tons of informational & educational videos
-Tutorial & design videos
-Learning exercises
-Chapter 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
-A continuing education blog so that you never stop learning
-YouTube channel for even more recipes and tutorial videos
-Free one-on-one student support from our volunteer teachers 5 days a week
-Free book updates
-And so much more…

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


The Ultimate Guide to Cold Process Soap

A portion of the proceeds and soap created goes towards our Eat-Sleep-Soap. 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!

Available for purchase as an ebook with a free print-enabled link upon request for those who prefer a hard copy.

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NO more guessing.
O more “failed batches”.
NO more complications.
Just perfect, smooth, creamy cold process soap- EVERY time.


Prefer a device-free read? We have you covered!
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 & Access Your Book (eBook 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 is able to be accessed anywhere, anytime, and on any device. You can use any computer, tablet, phone, smart tv or other 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 Cold 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 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 at 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 Cold Process 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.