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Lee242

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After doing some search and read on salt and honey in soap.
Salt makes the bar hard and lowers the suds, honey(sugar) helps with suds.
1.5 tspn salt 1.5 tspn honey per pound of oil.
So if I ad salt that will lower suds and ad honey to help with suds does that work at all?
 

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The amount of salt really won't affect suds much. Sugar does increase the bubbles. Salt helps make the soap harder for unmolding mostly.
 

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I used SL which is kinda like salt and Raw sugar in every batch of soap. The SL will help it harden and release from the mold easier and I get tons of bubbles from the sugar.
 

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That amount of salt is low enough that it shouldn't affect sudsing. That characteristic is expressed when salt becomes a significant percentage of the final bar.

Also, you must dissolve the salt in the water before you add the lye. It cannot be done in reverse; salt will NOT dissolve in lye water at soaping concentrations.
 

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