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I remember a story I heard in grade school. It was a Medieval town, and a man was poring melted fat into a bin of straw and ashes. This was the first soap. No chemicals, just leftovers!

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Soap Making Takes Three Basic Steps

  1. Making of the wood ash lye.
  2. Rendering or cleaning the fats.
  3. Mixing the fats and lye solution together and boiling the mixture to make the soap.