Wow! I never thought about the humidity! Good to keep in mind. I only have a microwave to vent from my stove so it vents back into the room. I didn't think that was such a good idea with the lye. We do plan on building a canning house but that is a few years away yet.
Thanks! I didn't know that about the aluminum!
I am thinking that due to fumes I might do this outside on a propane grill. Any thoughts on that? I don't have an outside kitchen vent for my stove.
Also, will the lye eat through your shirt? I thought I would wear long sleeves when mixing.
I have never made my own soap but have always wanted to. I found a lot of advice on how to buy soap and melt it to pour into molds but that is not what I am looking for!
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