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If you want to make your own bar of soap, be Be careful and wear eye protection and gloves, as you will work with the dangerous chemical lye. When you're ready to start, heat water on a stove while measuring out the lye. Pour the lye into the water a little at a time while stirring continuously until the lye dissolves. Then heat the oils in a separate frying pan, add the oil mixture to the lye and keep stirring until the batter thickens. Finally, pour the soap base into molds and let it cure for 24 hours. For tips on how to add fragrance to your soap, read on!
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