Yes, you may not be able to do without lye, because it is present all around you – in your soaps, your cleaning products, your leather-making process, in fabric making, metal polishers and almost every other household product that cleans. Even the pretzels, rolls and noodles you take have lye in them. So, what is [...]
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Handling chemicals is not an easy job and handling lye or sodium hydroxide is no better. If you are in the habit of making soaps at home, you would probably know how to handle lye solution, and maybe this is the right time for you to experiment making lye at home. Generally caustic soda that [...]
For all its benefits, domestic and industrial uses, Sodium Hydroxide or lye is not a chemical to be handled easily. It is the strongest base (NaOH) that can be extremely dangerous to the human body when exposed to skin or ingested or inhaled. White and odorless in color, it is a non-volatile aqueous solution when [...]
Buying lye can be a problem these days. For all its uses, properties and various advantages (and caustic effects), lye is sometimes not readily available for users now. This is because, Red Devil Lye, the sole lye brand died years ago, forcing soap makers to look for other options.
“Beauty draw us with a single hair.” (A. Pope). “The hair is the richest ornament of women” (Martin Luther). “A hair in the head is worth two in the brush” (Oliver Herford). How important is hair in our lives! The bald man seizes every therapy to grow hair, while the African woman tries her best [...]