Lye Soap Making
Alternative for LYE in soap making?
Trying to find a safe, natural alternative to lye for making soap. Any tips? Thanks!
There really isn’t.
What is the easiest and the best way to make lye, for making soap?
Say if I lived a two thousand years ago.
The easiest way is to leach it from the ashes of burned wood. The link below will take you to a detailed description of the process. Have fun!
Where I can buy Lye for soap making?
I need it for school project for soap making in my chemisty subject.
Where are you?
Your local grocery store, supermarket, hardware store, etc.
Red Devil Lye used to be a staple in the U.S., but is no longer generally available.
If you can’t find something labeled “Lye” look for drain cleaners. For example, Roebic Crystal Drain Opener is pure lye and available at Loewe’s, Ace, and TruValue hardware stores. Rooto is another brand and is available at Ace.
If you have to go on-line, there are lots of places, including:
If you are going to try using the soap (as opposed to just proving that it works) and you want something people will want to use, then you need a more refined product.
Safety when making lye soap?
Do you wear protection when making your own lye based soap?
I wear rubber gloves and apron.
Safety goggles or face shield. You dont want that lye water spashing in your eyes.
Where is the cheap place to buy lye for soap making?
Where can I buy lye
please I need to buy now
I have found lye at Ace Hardware in numerous states as I travel. It currently is priced at just under $4 for a pound bottle. I have been teaching people to make soap. Here is a site I found the other day which can give you some tips.
where can i get sodium hidroxide? for making lye for making soap?
any market sell it?
You can even get it online.
where do i buy lye for making soap.?
Look for Roebic Crystal Drain Opener (100% crystal – abosolutly no liquid) at your local hardware store in the drain opener section.
If your looking to purchase in bulk the best prices i’ve found is through Boyer Corporation, http://www.boyercorporation.com/ you do have to call them in order to place your order, but they are really friendly and helpful.
Where can I purchase lye for soap making?
They have links for information and supplies that have everything to do with soap making. You would have lot’s of options.
Anyone know where to buy LYE in San Gabriel, CA for Soap making?
Hi There, I’m interested in trying soapmaking and heard that I need LYE. Don’t know where to find it in the city where I live. Any help would be appreciated!
There are ways to make it yourself if you can’t buy locally
you can also order online
one of the most powerful is wood ashe method, and dangerous if you don’t know how.
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