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Make a Lye-Water Solution for Your Cold Process Soap

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Tools, Materials and Safety Protection

Ingredients and Safety Protection

David Fisher
Lye is a caustic, dangerous chemical. It can cause serious burns - or worse. But, it can be safely worked with if you take a few careful precautions.

Before you begin, make sure that you:

  1. Understand each of the steps to safely making a lye solution
  2. Understand basic soap making safety procedures
  3. Have assembled all of your ingredients and tools in an organized manner
  4. and last but not least, Are wearing your safety goggles and rubber gloves!

O.K. Let's get started.

For a video version of these instructions, watch my How to Make a Lye Solution for Soap Making video.

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How to Safely Make Lye Solution for Soap

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