Beeswax, Honey, & Oat Soap Recipe
This great Beeswax, Honey, & Oat soap recipe builds on the gentle Voyageur Beeswax recipe, adding honey, which is full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, as well as ground oatmeal to help gently exfoliate the skin.
|Beeswax, Honey, & Oat Soap Recipe|
Makes: 4 pounds of soap
Recommended soap making temperature: 120 to 130 degrees F
Time required: 1.5 (from preparation to clean-up)
|210 grams (7.4 oz)||Sodium Hydroxide (lye)|
|500 grams (16.9 oz)||Soft or Distilled Water|
|825 grams (29.1 oz)||Vegetable Shortening (Canola)|
|275 grams (9.9 oz)||Coconut Oil|
|275 grams (9.9 oz)||Palm Kernel Oil|
|25 grams (0.9 oz)||Beeswax|
|15-30 ml(0.5 – 1.0 oz)||Essential Oil of choice|
Liquid Honey (warmed)
|25 ml||Ground Oatmeal|
Basic Cold Process Soap Making Instructions
Prepare the work area:
Check out our section on Using Soap Molds for more detailed information.
Mixing the key soap ingredients:
Making your soap:
Keys to success:
- If using fragrance oils, please note that some oils can “seize” soap, causing a premature setting up of the soap mixture.To avoid or minimize this problem when using a new and untested fragrance oil, try dropping your soap making temperature to 100 degrees F, and slowly add the fragrance oil to your soap mixture during the last half of the mixing process.