Homemade Hand Soap

READY IN: 168hrs 30mins
Recipe by SaphiraRose

It saves on money, and it is great for the hands. It is also really good for those with allergies to soap.

Top Review by kgbtinker

This recipe should include a caution on using lye. Lye is extremely caustic and the fumes are also harmful. So before you try this you should make yourself familar with the proper use of lye.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups lye
  • 2 12 pints distilled water
  • 6 lbs white lard
  • 1 cup lotion, of your choice (optional)


  1. Stir it up until blended, then pour into flat box with sides about 3 inches high. Line box with waxed paper and pour in soap.
  2. Let harden a week or more.

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