Wheatgerm & Honey Soap Recipe
A beautiful skin care bar, this soap is a medium hardness bar which lathers well. The oils used in this soap include palm oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil and shea butter.
The additives to this skin therapy soap include wheat germ and unpasteurized honey.
|Wheatgerm & Honey Soap Recipe|
Makes: 4 pounds of soap
Recommended soap making temperature: 110 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|
|365 grams||Palm Oil|
|440 grams||Coconut Oil 76
|585 grams||Sunflower Oil|
|80 grams||Shea Butter|
|25 ml||Unpasteurized Honey|
|30 ml||Bitter Almond Essential Oil|
Basic Cold Process Soap Making Instructions
Prepare the work area:
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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.