Coconut Supreme Soap - Palm Free

Made with the bubbling properties of coconut and silkiness of macadamia and olive oil this recipe is sure to be a pleaser in your home.

   

Ingredients:

Coconut oil 300gm
Macadamia Nut Oil 300gm
Olive oil 250gm
Shea Butter 100gm
Castor oil 50gm
Coconut Milk 300gm
Lye 141gm
Sodium Lactate 30gm
Sweetcakes Coconut FO 30gm
Desiccated Coconut to garnish

 

Directions:

Always wear protective goggles, gloves and other safety clothing when handling caustic materials.

Freeze coconut milk to a slushy firmness.
Add lye slowly to the coconut milk, stirring thoroughly to ensure all lye is dissolved. Allow to cool to 40ºC. Add sodium lactate.
Melt oils in saucepan. Allow to cool to 40ºC.

Pour lye mix carefully into oils and stir well. Stick blend until light trace.
Add colour and fragrance oil and stir well.
Pour into prepared mould/s and insulate if required.
Unmould after 24hours
Allow to cure for 4 weeks minimum.

 

For more information on palm oil effects on orangutan populations please visit  www.orangutan.org.au/palmoil

by Kerry Pearson
Heirloom Body Care