Homemade 100% Lard Soap - We Like Making Our Own Stuff
8. After 24 hours, unmold the soap, and cut it into bars. Place the bars somewhere out of the way to cure. Cure time is four to six weeks. The soap must cure before you use it in order to completely neutralize the lye. While curing, be sure the soap has good ventilation and keep it covered to keep dust and pet hair off.