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Masterbatching Lye???


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I masterbatched enough oils for 30 batches of my soap (I make 2.5 and 3.5 pound batches for now). I will be making my lye water as needed because I don't feel safe masterbatching that.

I want to make some layered soap, but not have to mix up separate batches of lye water. I will be making a 3 pound batch for this.

Water for 3 pound batch: 15.8 oz

Lye for 3 pound batch: 6.7 oz

I want to make 3 layers of one pound each (I know that isn't recommended, but I have done it before with no problems). If I add that up and divide by three, I get 7.5 oz. So is it okay to go by 7.5 oz of mixed up solution? I also add sugar, sodium lactacte, salt, and silk, do I add all those in for my weight as well???

THanks,

Steph

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