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Light and Fruity Cold Process - Palm Free

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

Fresh and fruity with a wonderful skin feel - what more could you ask of a soap?

Ingredients:

  • 500ml Macadamia nut oil
  • 250gm Coconut oil
  • 250gm Soybean oil
  • 320gm Water
  • 141gm Lye
  • 30gm Sodium lactate
  • 1 teaspoon Rubine liquid soap colour
  • 30gm Pomegranate fragrance oil (sweetcakes)

Directions:

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

  1. Measure water into container. Measure lye into a separate container.
  2. Slowly pour the lye into the water while stirring slowly and consistently.
  3. Allow to cool to 40ºc. Add sodium lactate and rubine colour.
  4. Heat oils until just melted. Allow to cool to 40ºc. Pour lye mix carefully into oils and stir well. stick blend until light trace.
  5. Add 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.

To make an informed decision about using palm oil please visit www.orangutan.org.au/palmoil

by Kerry Pearson
Heirloom Body Care