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AARP.org has this interesting article about starting and running a home-based business. I'm self-employed, working from my home, and so I'm always interested in seeing other people's ideas. This article has some good insights.
Making handcrafted soap from scratch has always been of interest to me - but admittedly it seems a bit intimidating. Here is a great article from Mother Earth News on making cold-process lye soap. The article explains in simple terms the science behind the process and gives an overview of the steps. They list the pros and cons of making cold-process lye soap as follows:
Cold-Process Lye Soaps
-More control over your ingredients to create unique recipes
-Soap is made from scratch
-Lye must be stored and handled safely
-Numerous materials and tools are required
-Lye to fat rations must be computed to ensure a mild product using saponification charts and lye calculators
The full article can be accessed via this link.