This is a guide about making soap without lye. Making soap at home can be a great way to save money. However, many recipes call for using lye in soap making. Lye is not a very safe chemical to have around.
Coconut-Lime Soap Makes about 16 4 ounce bars of soap Base Oils 15 oz. coconut oil (34.09%) 15 oz. olive oil (34.09%) 8 oz. sunflower oil (18.18%) 6 oz. safflower oil (13.64%) Lye Solution 14 oz. coconut milk (for more on soap-making with milk, click here) 6.25 oz. lye Additives 2 oz. coconut-lime fragrance oil Lime zest and chopped dried coconut for exfoliant (optional)