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May 2019

6 In DIY/ Suburban Homesteading

Making Cold Process Soap

So you want to make soap, eh? This is a key aspect of running a suburban homestead. Plus there is the added benefit of it being part scary and part fun. There is definitely a bit of a Breaking Bad feeling when making soap. You get all geared up (or at least you damn well should), cause this stuff is no joke! It’s pretty much like being a crazy baking scientist who is hoping they don’t burn their eyes out or skin off. So what I’m trying to say is you HAVE TO BE CAREFUL when making cold process soap. You need to use lye, which is the same thing the bad guys use to dissolve dead bodies when the pigs are too full…just sayin’ Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. So assuming I haven’t completely scared you off and only instilled in you a healthy bit of lye fear, let’s move on. This post is going to be about making cold-process soap. There are two other main methods being “melt and pour” and hot process soap.…

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