There's no excess lye to hurt the skin, but most soapmakers like to make soaps that are soothing to the skin. This isn't the soap for that. We recommend our Traditional Lye Soap if you want a great everyday bath bar. Our Basic Lye Soap won't leave clothes smelling rancid (that means too much excess oil in the soap), makes a great spot cleaner and works wonders on poison oak and ivy.
4.5 ounce bar
This vintage recipe soap is made exactly like my grandmother made it with lard, water and lye (sodium hydroxide).