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Can I use my Pyrex® jug to make lye?

There have been quite some debates around the use of Pyrex jugs in soap making. Should you use it? Is it safe to use? What about shattering? This article clarifies some of those questions around Pyrex jugs. […]

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Soap Maker’s Pretzels

What food does a soap maker eat? Pretzels of course! Check out this recipe for delicious authentic tasting soft pretzels made the original way by dipping into lye. […]

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Everything about water in soap making

Water is one of the main ingredients in soap making, but how important is it really? What kind of water should you be using? And how much? What are the effects of water in soap making? […]

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Chadō – The Way of the Tea

I’ve joined Amy’s Soap Challenge Club! The soap I created for this month’s challenge is a simple, yet sophisticated soap, that symbolises several aspects of Japanese culture: rice, green tea, the rituals of bathing, and simple, pure ingredients. Every ingredient in this soap has both function and meaning! […]