Lye Soap

What is Lye Soap
This is a discussion that is ongoing and very confusing for many soap makers and buyers. We try to answer this question here.

Homemade Lye Soap Stories
There are amny stories about lye soap making coming mostly from previous generations. Do you have a story to submit.

Sap Values for Lye Soap
All oils that are used in soap making have a saponification value. Here is a long list of many.

Lye Soap SAP Calculators
Once you get a value you need a sap calculator to get the proper lye and water quantities. This is a list of the sap calculators on the internet.

Best Homemade Lye Soap Websites
These are some of the internet pioneers who have neen making lye soap in their families for many generations.