Homemade Soap Making

Homemade Soap Making

Homemade Soap Making
Homemade Soap Making

"Organic soap trends are all the rage these days. People are reverting from commercial beauty brands towards milder soaps created by hobbyists and small-scale business owners. As for us, we love organic soaps. They are easily made and they often are better for your skin than commercial products that are worth thousands of dollars. If you are one of the organic soap lovers, then this article would help you to gather the courage to dabble in actual soap making. It's not as difficult as it sounds and even if you are unsure about certain ingredients being used, you can always cook up a new recipe. Trust us, you can create soaps that would last your family for months and would save your budget even after you buy all the ingredients."

NotesThe custom soap boxes for your homemade soaps are available online and will be delivered to your doorstep within a few days. You can also get these soap boxes made with logo for a commercial feel, or keep them simple with a quote or greeting. Any professional printing and packaging service can offer tailor-made soapboxes for exclusive packaging. You can choose the stock materials that you deem best for the theme of your soaps.

Makes3 Organic soap trends are all the rage these days. People are reverting from commercial beauty brands towards milder soaps created by hobbyists and small-scale business owners. As for us, we love organic soaps. They are easily made and they often ar

Preparation Time50 min

Chilling Time30 min

Cooking Time1 hr

Slow Cooker Time LOW5 min

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup coconut oil2/3 cup olive oil2/3 cup other liquid oil (almond, sunflower, grapeseed)¼ cup lye¾ cup cool distilled water
  • 2/3 cup coconut oil2/3 cup olive oil2/3 cup other liquid oil (almond, sunflower, grapeseed)¼ cup lye¾ cup cool distilled water
  1. Cover the area with newspaper. Put on protective gear (glasses and gloves).

  2. Measure the water in the quart jar. Keep the spoon close by.

  3. Measure the lye to ensure you have ¼ cup exactly. Slowly pour it into the water and stir. Stand back a little, to avoid fumes. When water begins to clear up, you can allow the mixture to sit.

  4. In the pint jar, add the oils together. They should be equal to one pint. Heat the jar in microwave for a minute. When the temperature is 120 degrees or so.

  5. The lye should also be 120 degrees by then. Wait till both liquids mixtures are between 95 and 105 degrees, or else the texture of the soap will be coarse and crumbly.

  6. When the lye and oils are the right temperatures, pour the oils into the mixing pot and then slowly add the while stirring the pot. Stir the mix for 5 minutes or use an immersion blender.

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