Recipes for lye soap are available at Mother Earth News and Frontier Freedom, among other websites. Lye soap is simple to make, gentle on the skin and full of glycerine. However, lye is caustic and can burn anything it t... More » Beauty & Fashion Hygiene

The ingredients for a basic batch of lye soap are lard or oil, lye, and water. Other ingredients such as color, fragrance, or essential oils can be added as well to alter the characteristics of the soap. More » Home & Garden Cleaning

Some recipes for homemade soaps that do not use lye include soap bars made with goat milk, soap bars made with liquid castile soap and a multi-layered soap bar made with glycerin. Other homemade soap recipes that do not ... More » Beauty & Fashion Hygiene Soap & Body Wash
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