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Soapmaking kit
Weigh the water
Weigh the water
Weigh the caustic soda
Weigh the caustic soda
Add the caustic soda to water
Add the caustic soda to water
Stir lye till all dissolved. Solution will heat up.
Stir lye till all dissolved. Solution will heat up.
Weigh the oil
Weigh the oil
Add the lye to the oil.
Add the lye to the oil.
Mix with stick blender. Use short bursts.
Mix with stick blender. Use short bursts.
Tracing occurs as the mixture thickens.
Tracing occurs as the mixture thickens.
Add nutrient oil if any.
Add nutrient oil if any.
Add essential oil if any and mix in with stick blender.
Add essential oil if any and mix in with stick blender.
Pour into mold.
Pour into mold.