Correction: ash prevention

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Jun 8, 2007
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I sincerely apologize for my mistake to all soapers who may have read my post here and took it as sound advice. I made in error about the honey. It is, in fact, beeswax that is suppose to prevent ash from forming on soaps and not honey.

I'm not exactly sure what book it is written in since its been ages that I've read a book on soapmaking but I did a search to see if I could find anything preventing ash for those who get tons of ash on their soaps and I found this:

If you scroll down to the bottom of page 4, you will see the note on beeswax used to prevent ash. The author of this information (millers soap pdf) hasn't tried it so there is still the possibility that it doesn't actually work.