The lye is totally consumed in the saponification process. So while a chemical called sodium hydroxide is listed as an ingredient the finished handmade soap does not contain any sodium hydroxide. All true handmade soap is made this way using lye. But no handmade soap actually contains sodium hydroxide when it's finished.False Claims About Lye and Handmade Soap
Once again... all true, legitimate handmade soap is made using sodium hydroxide but no handmade soap contains sodium hydroxide. If you have any question please call me at 888-205-4477.