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  1. Feb 17, 2020 #1

    lizzy_lizzy

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    Hi everyone!

    I am new to the group so I thought I'd introduce myself. My name is Lizzy, and I'm from Chicago. I took a cold process class in my neighborhood and thought, I'd like to explore this more on my own!

    I've been researching simple recipes to start. I have a quick question for the group.

    When I mix my lye and distilled water, do I use hot water or room temperature? All the instructions I've come across instruct you to let it cool down, but... do you heat the water first? Any advice is appreciated!

    I look forward to learning and growing with everyone here!

    Lizzy G.
     
  2. Feb 17, 2020 #2

    Relle

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    Welcome Lizzy :). [​IMG]

    The answer to your question is room temp water, the lye will heat up the water when you add it in.
    If you have any other questions you need answered, it's best to start a new thread as this is the Intro forum.
     
  3. Feb 18, 2020 #3

    BrSoaper

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    Welcome, Lizzy! Hugs from Brazil!
     
  4. Feb 18, 2020 #4

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    Hi Lizzy
    Welcome. I'm from the Chicago area too.
    Shannon
     
  5. Feb 18, 2020 #5

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    Welcome to the forum.:) Use cold or room temp water for your lye solution.
     
  6. Feb 18, 2020 #6

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    Hi Lizzy and welcome! Cold, frozen or room temp will all work.
     
  7. Feb 18, 2020 #7

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    If you don't mind a second welcome from me..... welcome Lizzy!
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    IrishLass :)
     

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