Conditioning Shampoo Bar Recipe
This refreshing shampoo bar provides a rich lather and great cleansing capabilities alongside exceptional conditioning properties for the hair and scalp.
- Add 30 - 50 ml Essential Oil of your choice when soap reaches trace. Try adding adding a tablespoon of ground rosemary at trace for a speckled effect and added haircare benefits! Pour into molds and continue to follow Basic Instructions until you have completed the Soapmaking Process.
|Conditioning Shampoo Bar Recipe|
Makes: 4 pounds of soap
Recommended soap making temperature: 130 degrees F
Time required: 1.5 (from preparation to clean-up)
|200 grams||Sodium Hydroxide (lye)|
|500 grams||Soft or Distilled Water|
|600 grams||Palm Oil|
|400 grams||Coconut Oil|
|250 grams||Castor Oil|
|50 grams||Jojoba Oil|
|75 grams||Cocoa Butter|
|25 grams||Shea Butter|
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.