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How to Protect Yourself While Making Soap

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How to Protect Yourself While Making Soap

Making soap is a beautiful and creative process. However, when making your own soap, you must also be extremely careful when using Sodium hydroxide, otherwise known as LYE. We have heard of a few very scary soap-making stories gone wrong, so this article is meant to remind you just how dangerous lye can be as well as some measures to put in place to protect yourself! After all, we want our Baraka Community of soap and skincare makers to be safe, happy and healthy! Did you know that Lye is made from salt? Yes, you read that right! Lye is caustic....

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