Saturday, March 19, 2016

Using Expired Lye in Cold Process Soapmaking

When troubleshooting your cold process soap batch there are several factors to look at.  If trace in your batch has accelerated, it could be the fragrance oil that you used.  Or if your batch is taking a long time to trace, then it maybe a large of amount of soft oils in your recipe.  But if the lye that you are using has expired or gone past its time, it can do some strange things to your soap batch.  If you are wondering about using expired lye in your cold process soap, then I suggest you read the following the blog post from The Soap Queen called Using Expired in Cold Process Soapmaking.

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