Is embalming required? by Keith Crawford | Apr 18, 2019 Frequently Asked QuestionsIs embalming required? Embalming is not required by law, nor is it advisable or necessary for direct cremation. Return to FAQ › × Solace Cremation is now Tulip Cremation. Our simple, direct cremation services can be made by phone or online with help from a family care specialist. With Tulip, there’s no need to visit a funeral home. If you are an existing Solace customer, you can reach us by calling 1-844-385-9589. Thank you.