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Coconut Supreme Soap - Palm Free

Posted by Kerry 22/07/2014 0 Comment(s) Cold Process Soap Recipes,

This palm free soap recipe is creamy and luxurious.

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.

  1. Freeze coconut milk to a slushy firmness.
  2. Add lye slowly to the coconut milk, stirring thoroughly to ensure all lye is dissolved. Allow to cool to 40ºc. Add sodium lactate.
  3. Melt oils in saucepan. Allow to cool to 40ºc.
  4. Pour lye mix carefully into oils and stir well. Stick blend until light trace.
  5. Add colour (if desired) and fragrance oil and stir well.
  6. Pour into prepared mould/s and insulate if required.
  7. Unmould after 24hours
  8. 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