Are you hesitant to try cold process soapmaking because of the lye? This post has information on how to handle it safely!
Can You Make Soap Without Lye (Sodium+Hydroxide)?
Lye (sodium hydroxide) is a necessary component of soap making. Let's learn what it is, how it's made, its caustic properties, and how its used to make soap.
Sodium hydroxide is also known as lye or caustic soda. Its molecular formula is NaOH. It undergoes an exothermic reaction when mixed with water, which may cause the solution to splash or boil.
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