Is there a natural LYE ?
The alkali is the lye (sodium hydroxide mixed with water, tea, goat milk, juice, etc.). When mixed together the chemical reaction (saponification) results. Lye is an ingredient in the base and while it is not present in the final soap (because of the saponification process), but it is necessary to list it in the ingredients.
Can we make soap with LYE ?
No, it is not possible to make soap without LYE. No lye, no soap. Through the process of saponification , a chemical process all ingredients combine to form soap and glycerine. Properly made, there is no lye left at the end of the saponification process.
Is glycerin soap good for you?
Glycerin soap is gentler on skin than most soaps, making it a good choice for people who have particularly dry or sensitive skin. glycerin soap also has a lower pH , thereby helping the skin to retain its moisture.
What is the use of glycerin in soap?
Glycerin is a humectant, meaning it attracts moisture to your skin. Glycerin is a natural by-product of the soapmaking process and while commercial manufacturers remove the glycerin for use in their more profitable lotions and creams, handcrafted soap retains glycerin in each and every bar.
What is SLS?
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate as a chemical ingredient in more than 80 products! Some household soaps have a concentration measurement as high as 30 percent. This level is considered unsafe and a likely cause of skin irritation. SLS is also found in toothpaste, mouthwash, makeup, body wash and shampoos. All our products are SLS free.