Citrus Celebration Soap Recipe
This citrus celebration soap recipe makes a moisturizing body soap with excellent lather. The blend of orange and lemon peel granules, combined with our special blend of citrus essential oils, gives this soap a great color and texture with a fresh, invigorating smell.
|Citrus Celebration Soap Recipe|
Makes: 4 pounds of soap
Recommended soap making temperature: 120 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|
|520 grams||Palm Kernel Oil|
|440 grams||Olive Oil|
|400 grams||Coconut Oil 76|
|½ tsp||Lemon Peel Granules
|½ tsp||Orange Peel Granules
|30 ml||Citrus Celebration Essential Oil Blend|
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.