yellow lye water

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Jan 3, 2014
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Ok so I usually use aloe juice in my soaps but I was out so I used inner filet aloe I had. It was cold when the lye was added. I also added a tsp of sugar to my water and this is my first time doing that. My soap recipe yields a pretty white bar of soap which makes me super happy. What Im worried about is will this lye water make my soap yellow too?
I use unprocessed sugar and it makes the lye water yellow, but my soaps end up white. I bet you're fine.
Ditto to what everyone said. Honey will orange-ify your soap if you decide to use it. I think it's actually a nice color if you don't want to color it otherwise.