Soap cannot be made without the use of sodium hydroxide. Lye (sodium hydroxide) is mixed with fats to create soap. But, you need to know how much of each to make a really good bar. Here are a list of soap / lye calculators.
Soap Calculator by weight / percentage – enter recipes by either weight OR percent, up to 9 oils.
Soap Naturally Calculator
Brambelberry Lye Calc
North Country Mercantile Calculator
Suds and Scents
Herbal Soaps by RJ
Soap Recipe Calculator – On a website in frames..
Rainbow Meadow Soap Calc
SoapMaker – a downloadable program for your computer. Download a free trial. Free recipe creation and management as well as inventory control.
Because of these calculators, we are able to make soaps that are gentle on our skin, have creamy, bubbley lather and smell and look lovely.
See Momma Muse’s Handmade Soap Recipes