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Sep
26

Benefits of Coconut Oil


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Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a commonly used oil in many homemade bath and body products, so read on to find many of the benefits of coconut oil. While many know that this oil was good for you, do you know how coconut oil benefits your bath and body recipes?

Coconut oil has tons of benefits for your skin, hair, and just about everything else! This oil contains properties that are are perfect for moisturizing and caring for your body. It does this with properties such as its three fatty acids, capric acid, lauric acid and caprylic acid, which are wonderful for our bodies. Plus, coconut oil is said to have properties that reduce fungus, bacteria, and inflammation. So, this oil is perfect for effective, clean skin care. This is also why we created this blog to discuss this cosmetic ingredient of choice and there are quite a few. Let’s get right into it!

Benefits of Coconut Oil Difference Between Coconut Oils 76 and Fractionated

Before we go into the benefits to your body and your products, we should explain the difference between the two types of coconut oil that we carry. One main difference between the two is the melting point. Fractionated Coconut Oil is able to stay liquid at lower temperatures than the Coconut Oil 76 can. This happens because Fractionated Coconut Oil only contains the medium-chain triglycerides of coconut oil, which are Lauric and Myristic. However, the Coconut Oil 76 contains the fatty acids Myristic, Palmitic, Stearic, Oleic, Linoleic, and Lauric.

This difference in fatty acids can cause more differences between the two. Fractionated Coconut Oil is white in color, absorbs more quickly and is lighter on the skin. Plus, it mixes better with other oils than coconut oil 76. On the other hand, Coconut Oil 76 is a typically light yellow, sits on the skin a bit longer, and makes for a thicker moisturizer. While both are beneficial, it is a good idea to choose the one that will suit your needs best.

Benefits of Coconut Oil for Your Products

Coconut oil can be added to a variety of different bath and body creations. Not only will it add helpful benefits for your skin, but this oils can provide wonderful qualities for you products, too. So, we are going to share how coconut oil interacts with a few different types of recipes.

Benefits of Coconut Oil Benefits for Soap

One product that will definitely benefit from the addition of coconut oil is cold process soap! During the soap process the lye acts as the chemical emulsifier that bonds fatty acids with water molecules by generating heat. So, the different types of oils will bond with the water and create different types of soap bars. The fatty acids in the oil provide some nice qualities for your soap bar, which you can see on our Soaping Oil Properties page. Each oil is different, but these qualities may include bar hardness, cleansing, bubbly lather, conditioning, and creamy lather. However, coconut oil provides hardness, cleansing, and bubbly lather.  We should mention though, it is possible to use too much oil in soap. We recommend not using any more than 30% in your soaping recipe.

Benefits of Coconut Oil Benefits for Lotion

Further, adding different types of oils to lotion recipes can create different types of products. One amazing benefit of adding coconut oil to lotion is that it is an oil that will sink in fairly quickly. So, you won’t be left with oily skin, which makes this type of lotion more beneficial for those with already over oily skin.

Benefits of Coconut Oil for Your Body

Not only is coconut oil great to add to make bath and body products, but this oil is very beneficial for your body. So, we are going to share some great uses for coconut oil that will be great for your skin, hair, and everything else!

Benefits of Coconut Oil Moisturize and Nourish Your SkinBenefits of Coconut Oil Moisturize and Nourish Your Skin

First of all, coconut oils is very moisturizing and is great for caring about dry skin. The same as many other cosmetic oils, coconut oil is able to protect your skin from becoming painfully cracked and dry. You can include this natural oil in recipes like the Foaming Hibiscus Scrub Recipe, and the Shea Butter Lip Balm Recipe. As you can tell that there are a variety of products that can use this moisturizing oil to its benefit. Plus, it is an amazing moisturizer that uses its fatty acids to repair your cracked, dry skin. So, it is easy to see why this oil is so well loved!

Benefits of Coconut Oil Improve Your Skin Dilemmas

Furthermore, coconut oil has been used to improve many kinds of skin issues that you may or may not have currently. Since coconut oil has fatty acids this cosmetic wonder is able to reduce inflammation both inside and outside. This means that it is a perfect solution for reducing many skin issues. Some of these issues that we have heard can be helped by applying coconut oil are burns, cuts, eczema, rashes, dermatitis, acne, athlete’s foot, and psoriasis. Simply apply coconut oil just as you would apply lotion and let this lovely moisturizer work its natural magic.

While you can apply coconut straight to these areas, there are more fun ways to tackle your issues. You could create a lotion that uses coconut oil along with other beneficial oils to create a product that smells lovely and really helps your skin. You could create a recipe like the Coffee Butter Scrub Recipe or the Blackberry Fizz Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe. These both include coconut oil to create a product that is perfect for skin!

Benefits of Coconut Oil Sensitive Skin Can Use It Too

Also, coconut oil is perfect for those that have sensitive skin. This cosmetic oil is strong enough to soothe the most dry of skin, but gentle enough for sensitive skin types. So, this is the most perfect moisturizer! Plus, this means that sensitive baby skin can enjoy these benefits as well. Many have found that coconut oil is perfect for soothing diaper rash. This can be used as nappy rash cream as there are no harsh elements nor are there chemicals, but this product works to aid babies with painful and inflamed rashes.  However, you should always check with your doctor before using coconut oil on your baby.

Furthermore, this oil is perfect for all of your sensitive areas. In fact, we have created a Natural Flavored Lubricant Recipe that has been perfectly formulated to be sensitive and smooth! Also, know that this lubricant is oil based and cannot be used with latex condoms or they may break.

Benefits of Coconut Oil Kill the Bacteria and Fungus on Your Skin

Another great benefit about this moisturizing wonder is that it is has been know to have antibacterial and anti-fungal properties! So, this oil is perfect for cleansing your skin. Also, this cosmetic oil has been said to be great for helping solve skin issues, such as acne or eczema, as it goes after the underlying causes. The oils is able to have these properties because some of the acids that benefit skin will kill certain fungus and bacteria that is common for causing issues for the skin.

Benefits of Coconut Oil Cleansing FacialBenefits of Coconut Oil Cleansing Facial

Also, coconut oil is a perfect way to clean your face! While it may seem weird to use oil as a face cleanser, it is actually an amazing choice for your face. Firstly, know that applying this oil to your face will actually reduce the bad oils that your face produces and collects. The oil is able to interact with other oils, unlike water, and is able to interact with and remove hardened oils that could be trapped in your pores. Additionally, this trick can fool your skin into producing less oil as it will think that it has enough oil already. Plus, the oil is sensitive, moisturizing, antibacterial and anti-fungal. It also just happens to be my personal favorite make-up remover! So, your face will truly appreciate a coconut oil facial.

Benefits of Coconut Oil Natural Oil for Deodorizing

Also, there have been those that have used this oil to deodorize and kill stinky bacteria. Using this cosmetic oil as a natural deodorant is perfectly natural way to eliminate stinking body odor. People found that coconut oil’s antibacterial properties are perfectly equipped to help tackle armpit odor. So, this would be a perfect ingredient choice to add to a natural deodorant recipe that you may be creating.  Try this natural deodorant recipe and let us know what you think.

Benefits of Coconut Oil Home Hair CareBenefits of Coconut Oil Home Hair Care

Further, this oil will work wonders on you hair. Coconut oil is a perfect solution to frizzy, dry hair.  Since this natural moisturizer is very hydrating, it can be used to help hair from the scalp all the way down to your ends. So, this oil is perfect for helping with dandruff. Plus, this oil has been used to fix split ends, create shinier hair, and hold down fly flyaway hairs. If you’re curious as to how this oil does it, then know that it all comes back to those healthy, fatty acids that can nourish every part of the body.

Benefits of Coconut Oil Natural Wrinkle Reduction

Next, you can use coconut oil to reduce wrinkles. This oil is known for its anti aging properties. Since this cosmetic ingredient is so great for our skin, it can’t be hard to imagine that it could help reduce wrinkles. While wrinkles are common to occur as you age, there is a reason for why this happens. The wrinkles that are related to age are caused by two main things. First, the fat cells in your skin begin to shrink and your inner layer of skin starts to get thinner. Second, your skin’s ability to repair itself decreases as you get older. This combination leads to the formation of dreaded wrinkles. This is where coconut oil comes in! This oil is known to replenish these fat cells, which would reduce the visibility of your wrinkles.

Benefits of Coconut Oil Help With Ingrown Hair

Plus, coconut oil can be great for helping with irritated skin and ingrown hairs. Since this oil has shown you can use it to moisturize and reduce inflammation, this is perfect for soothing areas that are often irritated. So, use this oil in areas that are frequently shaved, prone to bumps, often rubbed, or prone to infection. This is done because coconut oil has been seen to reduce these issues by others. This helps because the oil helps to soften skin so hair can easily grow properly through the follicle. This will help to solve the issue of ingrown hairs with an added bonus of killing bacteria that could potentially infect these area and lead to even more issues. So, using coconut oil before and after shaving can really benefit your skin and help avoid all the annoying bumps.

Benefits of Coconut Oil Reducing Stretch MarksBenefits of Coconut Oil Reducing Stretch Marks

Further, coconut oil has been used to reduce the visibility of stretch marks in some people. Since many have found out exactly how wonderful coconut oil is for them still, it is no wonder that this oil has been found to be perfect for stretch mark reduction. Stretch marks occur due to the skin elasticity not being as good as it should be. This elasticity is the skin’s ability to stretch out and relax back. Similarly to wrinkles, this will reduce overtime due to age. Also, this can occur when a change in the skin is sudden, such as having a baby or gaining a lot of weight quickly. Some have found that the skin healing properties of coconut oil are perfect for getting dark marks, discoloration, and redness to fade away. Plus, the oil will hydrate the skin, which can help the skin heal more quickly.

Furthermore, some found that coconut oil can lessen the appearance of dark under eye circles. This theory is believed because coconut oil has anti-inflammatory properties. Plus, many found this oil to have skin lightening properties, too. So, leaving coconut oil under your eye over night could lead to a lessening of circles under your eyes.

Nature’s Garden sells coconut oil for external use only. We do not sell it as a food item. The information above talks about how great coconut oil is for many industries, however we only sell it for external use. We provide this data for educational purposes only. Nothing in this article is to be construed as medical advice. Please consult your doctor before using this product or any of this information for treatment purposes.

Jun
07

40 Coconut Oil Recipes


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40 Coconut Oil Recipes40 Coconut Oil Recipes

Check out Natures Garden’s list of 40 Coconut Oil Recipes. This list contains a wide variety of bath and body products that contain coconut oil. Since coconut oil is so good for the skin, you just have to know that these recipe are going to be great! Look below to find a perfect recipe for you that will nourish your skin and leave it feeling soft and moisturized.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Foaming Hibiscus Scrub Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Foaming Hibiscus Scrub Recipe

This amazing recipe uses coconut oil and many other amazing elements to create the best scrub ever! This recipe is a hero for dry or wrinkled skin as its ingredients are perfectly equipped to moisturize and reduce wrinkles. So, you may want to take a chance on this scrub recipe because it is absolutely the best out there.

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Peeps Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Peeps Cold Process Soap Recipe

Try out another great recipe that incorporates coconut oil in this handmade soap. This cp soap is a super cute swirl recipe that includes cute mp soap bunnies poking out of the top. Plus, this recipe includes wonderful soaping oils, such as coconut oil, that are great for the skin. So, this soap is cute and effective.

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Shea Butter Lip Balm Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Shea Butter Lip Balm Recipe

Another product that can benefit from coconut oil is lip balm! A lip care product, such as this one, needs an oil that will nourish and soften lips. So, adding coconut oil was an obvious choice as it is fairly quick to absorb and the fatty acids are wonderful for our skin. So, this is a perfect recipe for proper lip care to help your lips stay moisturized for a long time.

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap Recipe

This natural bar of soap contains quite a bit of nourishing oils and butters. Of course, a recipe that contains our Creamy Coconut Fragrance Oil is going to include some coconut oil, which is very beneficial to both the bar and your skin.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Activated Charcoal Scrub Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Activated Charcoal Scrub Recipe

Due to the cleansing properties of coconut oil, this ingredient worked perfectly in this cleansing scrub. Coconut oil and activated charcoal are both perfect skin cleansers and together created the perfect scrub for deep pore cleaning. Plus, let’s not forget the other skin softening ingredients.

 

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipe Sugar Cookie Whipped Body Butter Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipe Sugar Cookie Whipped Body Butter Recipe

This whipped body butter recipe is a great homemade body product. Obviously, this recipe possesses the aroma of fresh sugar cookies that is delicious! Plus, this recipe contains skin nourishing ingredients, like Fractionated Coconut Oil, that are perfect for moisturizing the skin.

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Wine Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Wine Cold Process Soap Recipe

This cold process soap recipe is very fun and smells amazing. Plus, the recipe uses actual wine! This addition mixes well with the Merlot wine scent and creates a unique aroma all it’s own. Plus, the recipe uses oils and butters that are great for the skin, such as coconut oil.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Golden Clover Bath Bombs Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Golden Clover Bath Bombs Recipe

Bath bomb recipes are another perfect place for coconut oil. This pretty cosmetic creation is perfect for some glamorous bath time. Not only does this product use moisturizing ingredients, but it is shimmery and so very pretty! I would highly recommend creating these bath bombs to those that enjoy pretty bath and body products.

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe

Next, we have a recipe that works perfectly for your skin. This sugar scrub is great for exfoliating and with the help of oils like coconut oil is very moisturizing. Plus, this fragrance oil has a delightful scent blend of the Vanilla Silk Fragrance Oil and the Cinnabun Type Fragrance Oil. So, this is a delightful scrub recipe that you should definitely try out!

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Blueberry Cheesecake Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Blueberry Cheesecake Cold Process Soap Recipe

This swirled cp soap recipe is more than just a pretty bar of soap. We all know that it is what is on the inside that counts and this bar has got it going on. This recipe uses various ingredients that are great for the skin, such as coconut oil, and would make a wonderful batch of soap.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Mistletoe Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Mistletoe Cold Process Soap Recipe

Next, we have a cold process soap recipe that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Of course, we can’t let our holiday soaps be without the wonders of coconut oil, so this recipe includes the skin nourishing oils, as well! If you are wanting to create some cute soap for Christmas, then this would be the perfect choice for you!

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Lumps of Coal Bath Bomb Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Lumps of Coal Bath Bomb Recipe

Also, you can try making this awesome holiday recipe! This bath bomb was created to look just like a lump of coal that would be perfect for the holidays. Not only is this the perfect bath bomb for Christmas, but the scent is the perfect theme, as well, which is Elf Sweat. Plus, this recipe uses skin softening oils, like coconut oil, to create the perfect bath creation!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Herbal Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Herbal Soap Recipe

Another great soap recipe that includes coconut oil is the Herbal Soap Recipe. This soaping recipe combines nourishing oils, relaxing herbs and a lovely fragrance oil to create quite a nice soaping recipe. In fact, it made us so happy that we even topped it with yellow smiley faces! Try it out and we’re pretty sure that you’ll be smiling, too!

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Passion Massage Oil Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Passion Massage Oil Recipe

Plus, you can create your very massage oil that natural and great for the skin. This recipe uses the lovely Aromatherapy Passion Fragrance Oil and real flower petals to create a very romantic massage oil. Plus, the moisturizing ingredients, like the coconut oil, are perfect for a smooth, nourishing massaging oil.

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe

Another great scrub you can try is this brown sugar scrub recipe. This product has our strong vanilla extract scent that is absolutely scrumptious. Plus, the recipe is softening and skin loving! This moisturizing ability is due in part to oils like the coconut oil that is included in this recipe! What can we can say? This oil is just wonderful for the skin!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Lip Balm Recipe Without Beeswax 40 Coconut Oil Recipes Lip Balm Recipe Without Beeswax 

If you are in need of some great lip care and don’t want to use beeswax, then you’ve found the right recipe! This lip balm recipe has all the benefits of homemade lip balm without animal products. This recipe includes natural oils that are great for your skin, like the coconut oil, of course. This creates a lip balm that is perfect for any vegan with chapped lips!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Lime Cupcake CP Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Lime Cupcake CP Soap Recipe

Next, check out a fun handmade soap recipe that uses both melt and pour soap and cp soap to create some super cute soaps! Not only are these fun soaps shaped just like yummy cupcakes, but this recipe is great for your skin! With the help of oils like the coconut oil in this recipe, these cute cupcake soaps are very nourishing for your skin!

40 Coconut Oil Recipe Natural Flavored Lubricant Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipe Natural Flavored Lubricant Recipe

All natural coconut oil is very agreeable with our bodies  and it is safe for basically everything. In fact, you can even use this oil as a natural lubricant and not have to worry about pH issues or irritation. This oil is a perfect homemade lube recipe!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Beer Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Beer Cold Process Soap Recipe

Another creative handmade soap recipe that uses coconut oil is the Beer Cold Process Soap Recipe. Not only does this recipe utilize the wonderful properties to create a skin-loving soap batch. But, the cp soap recipe actually contains real beer to create a more authentic beer scented soap!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Coffee Butter Scrub Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Coffee Butter Scrub Recipe

This bath and body creation not only smells amazing, but it is a wonderful moisturizer, too! Above all, this buttery scrub is scented with the fabulous Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil. Plus, this recipe is softening and smooth due to the addition of some amazing butters and oils, like coconut oil for one.

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Cold Fashioned Lemonade Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Cold Fashioned Lemonade Soap Recipe

Of course, this recipe for cold process soap uses coconut oil! It is a perfect oil for soap to add hardness to your bars and make an incredible lather. Plus, coconut oil is great for the skin. So, this recipe will be a very skin softening soap recipe.

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Blackberry Fizz Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Blackberry Fizz Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe

This adorable scrub recipe is more than just looks, it’s great for the skin, too! Plus, the scrub smells like the delicious Blackberry Fizz Fragrance Oil! Further, this pretty sugar scrub uses skin nourishing oils and butters, like coconut oil, to create a recipe that will really care for the skin.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Tropical Lotion Recipe 40 Coconut Oil Recipes Tropical Lotion Recipe 

Another recipe that is perfect for dry hands is this one for tropical scented lotion! The recipe includes a variety of wonderful oils for your skin, including coconut oil, that your skin would thank you for! Plus, the lotion smells sweet, tropical, and absolutely lovely!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Play Dough Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Play Dough Soap Recipe

Another creative recipe that you can use coconut oil in is our homemade play dough recipe! The coconut oil is used to both help the dough stay mold-able and to soften hands, as it is still a bath product. This recipe is perfect for kids to make bath time and cleaning up even more fun!

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Play Dough Embed Soap Recipe 40 Coconut Oil Recipes Play Dough Embed Soap Recipe 

Furthermore, you can create and mold a soap design that you can embed into a bar of melt and pour soap. Plus, this soap making recipe includes the wonderful coconut oil to add some nourishment to your skin!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Dracula's Dentures Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Dracula’s Dentures Recipe

Another fun recipe that you can create is this melt and pour soap. This is a perfect idea for a funny Halloween party decoration that can double as party favors. Plus, you can include some coconut oil into your melt and pour soap base to add some extra moisturizing power!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Girly Girl Salve Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Girly Girl Salve Recipe

Next, we have a recipe that is perfect for dry, cracked skin. This homemade salve recipe uses the clean Waterlily Fresh Mint Fragrance Oil and is very moisturizing. Plus, this recipe includes the wonderful Fractionated Coconut Oil to add to the skin healing properties of this recipe.

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Hot Fudge Brownies Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Hot Fudge Brownies Cold Process Soap Recipe

If you love chocolate and soap, then this is the recipe for you! This soap making recipe uses the delicious aroma of hot fudge brownies to create a batch of soap that is simply irresistible. Plus, with oils like the fractionated coconut oil, this recipe is effective, too!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Bling Lip Gloss Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Bling Lip Gloss Recipe

Additionally, you can create a wonderful product for lip care. This recipe uses both the lip balm base and coconut oil. While the base is perfectly moisturizing, adding the extra moisturizing strength can only help! Not only is this recipe skin softening, but is flavored with the delicious Strawberry Sorbet Flavor Oil.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Pumpkin Puree Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Pumpkin Puree Cold Process Soap Recipe

Another interesting soap making recipe is the Pumpkin Puree Cold Process Soap Recipe. This recipe is perfectly moisturizing with wonderful ingredients like coconut oil. Plus, this recipe uses real pumpkin puree in the soap! Thus, this recipe is as pumpkin as you can get!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Recipe

This salt scrub is perfect for exfoliating and moisturizing the body. The coconut oil and other skin loving ingredients are perfect for tackling the most dry hands. Plus, the aroma is a fresh citrus blend of grapefruit fragrance with orange and lemon herb powders. Overall, this creates a scrub that is wonderful for the skin and smells wonderfully clean.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Fruit Frenzy Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Fruit Frenzy Cold Process Soap Recipe

This recipe for cold process soap is fruity and tons of fun! Not only is there a fragrance of fresh fruit, but there are fruit powders added, as well.  Plus, the recipe includes lovely, skin softening oils, such as coconut oil! So, this recipe would be a wonderful choice for soap makers.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Rose Lotion Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Rose Lotion Recipe

This lotion is softening and lovely with a scent of fresh roses. This recipe uses coconut oil and other oils that great for the skin. Plus, this lotion uses an infusion of real rose buds to create a more full rose scent with the rose fragrance oil.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Doggy Shampoo Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Doggy Shampoo Cold Process Soap Recipe

If you have a dog with sensitive skin or just want to create a super cute pet shampoo, then you’ll want to check this recipe out! This dog shampoo bar uses nourishing oils, like coconut oil, that are great for your pet’s skin. Plus, this soap will leave the lovely scent of our Sage Leaf Fragrance Oil!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Hippies & Hemp Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Hippies & Hemp Cold Process Soap Recipe

This cannabis scented soap full of peace, love, and skin-loving oils. This recipe uses tons of great butters and oils, which includes the lovely coconut oil, to create an amazing loaf of soap!

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Cucumber Cream Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Cucumber Cream Recipe

Another great way to use coconut oil to moisturize is this hand cream recipe. This skin care recipe is perfect for your skin and contains plenty of great oils and butters. Plus, the recipe has a light, clean scent that is a perfect lotion scent.

 

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Baby Shower Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Baby Shower Cold Process Soap Recipe

Get ready for a recipe that will leave your skin baby soft! Treat someone you care about to this lovely, moisturizing soap. This soap will contain amazing oils, like coconut oil, that will leave your skin soft and supple.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Super Easy Lip Gloss Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Super Easy Lip Gloss Recipe

This lip balm recipe is very easy and only uses a few ingredients. There is a lip balm base, some additional coconut oil, and the Juicy Orange Flavoring. These ingredients create a lip balm recipe that is super easy and makes a great softening lip care product.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Cleopatra Heavy Cream Cold Process Soap Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Cleopatra Heavy Cream Cold Process Soap Recipe

This recipe creates a soap fit for a queen! The soap will use wonderful oils, like coconut oil, and heavy whipping cream to create a creamier bar of soap. These soaps will be perfect for alleviating dry skin. Also, let’s not forget to mention how wonderful it smells with the inclusion of Queen of the Nile Fragrance Oil.

40 Coconut Oil Recipes Flavored Massage Oil Recipe40 Coconut Oil Recipes Flavored Massage Oil Recipe

This massage oil is simple to create but very effective! This recipe is perfect for massages, as the coconut oil provides a smooth feel and is all natural. Plus, the flavoring oil adds to the massage oil fun!

 

Dec
16

Soap Without Palm


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Soap Without PalmSoap Without Palm

Today’s recipe, Soap Without Palm, is a cold process soap recipe using Natures Garden’s Vanilla Champagne Fragrance Oil.  Often soapers will avoid certain fragrances due to the discoloration it cause to the soap.  We thought we would show you a way to use this discoloration to your advantage.  Our Vanilla Champagne Fragrance Oil has a vanillin content of 4%, causing the soap to discolor to a caramel.  We thought this was the absolute perfect color for out soap.  This fragrance also has an amazing scent retention.  So, we used all of these qualities to our advantage by scenting only the portion we wanted to discolor.  We left part of our batch unscented.  I know you are probably think the soap couldn’t possibly smell as strong.  Well let me tell you, IT SMELLS FABULOUS!

Soap Without Palm Ingredients Available at Natures Garden

Square Loaf- Mold Market Molds
Embed Mold Champagne Bottles
Mica Pigment 24K Gold
SLS Free Glycerin Melt and Pour Soap Base
Lye
SHEA BUTTER
COCONUT Oil-76
Mango Butter
Sunflower Oil
Meadowfoam Seed Oil
Apricot Kernel Oil
CASTOR Oil- 16 oz.
Vanilla Champagne Fragrance Oil
Titanium Dioxide Oil Dispersible
SODIUM LACTATE – 16 oz.
Safety GLOVES for Soap Making- 1 pair
Safety MASK for Soap Making- 2 count
THERMOMETER
Safety Glasses for Soap Making
Natures Garden Apron
Mitre Box
Cutter for Mitre Box

Soap Without Palm Other Ingredients You Will Need

Water
Mixing Bowls
Spatulas
Mixing Spoons
Stick Blender
Decorating Bottle

Soap Without Palm Total Recipe Weights For Cold Process Soap Portion

517 grams of water
189 grams of lye
408 Coconut Oil 76
272 grams of Shea Butter
272 grams Mango Butter
136 grams Sunflower Oil
136 grams Meadowfoam Seed Oil
68 grams of Castor Oil
68 grams Apricot Kernel Oil
55 grams of Sodium Lactate
54 grams Vanilla Champagne Fragrance Oil
15 grams Titanium Dioxide

Soap Without Palm Total Weights for Melt and Pour Embeds

115 grams SLS Free Clear Melt and Pour Soap
5 grams Vanilla Champagne Fragrance Oil
3 grams 24K Gold Mica Pigment
6 grams Vegetable Glycerin

Soap Without Palm Prepare Your Champagne Bottle Embeds

Soap Without Palm Preparing the EmbedsFirst, prepare your colorant.  Weigh out 3 grams of gold mica.  Then, add 6 grams of vegetable glycerin.  Mix well.  You will use this colorant for both the melt and pour soap and a small amount of the cold process soap portion. We will need the colorant once the mp soap is melted.  Use your scale to weigh out 115 grams of Natures Garden’s SLS Free Melt and Pour Soap Base.  Next, melt the base.  Once it’s melted, add 5 grams of Vanilla Champagne Fragrance Oil.  Now, add 1 gram of the gold colorant you just prepared.  Mix well to incorporate the ingredients.

Soap Without Palm Preparing the Embeds
Next, pour the melt and pour soap into the champagne bottle mold.  Then, spray any air bubbles you notice with rubbing alcohol.  The rubbing alcohol will help release any air bubble.  Allow the melt and pour soap to set up.  Once they have set up you can remove them from the mold and set them aside for now.  These will be placed on the top of the cold process soap when we finish.

Soap Without Palm Prepare Your Lye Solution

Soap Without Palm Preparing the Lye Water
First, you will want to wear gloves, a mask, and goggles while preparing this recipe.  Begin by weighing out 517 grams of distilled water.  Slowly add 189 grams of lye to your distilled water.  Make you stir to dissolve all of the lye.  Set your lye water where it will not be disturbed.  Allow the temperature to drop to room temperature.

Soap Without Palm Prepare Your Soaping Oils

Soap Without Palm Preparing the Oils
Weigh out 408 grams of coconut oil 76, 272 grams of shea butter, 272 grams of mango butter, 136 grams of sunflower oil, 136 grams of meadowfoam seed oil, 68 grams of castor oil, and 68 grams of apricot kernel oil.  Melt the oils using a double boiler.  Once melted allow the temperature to drop to room temperature.  While you are waiting, move to the next step.

Soap Without Palm Prepare Your Other Ingredients

Soap Without Palm Prepare Your Other IngredientsWhile we are waiting for our temperatures to drop, let’s go ahead and prepare our other ingredients.  First, we will weigh out our sodium lactate.  In a small bowl weigh out 55 grams of sodium lactate.  This will later be added to our cooled lye solution, set it aside for now.  Next, we will weigh out our Vanilla Champagne Fragrance Oil.  We will be adding the fragrance oil to only a portion of the cp soap batter.  Use a scale to weigh out 54 grams of Vanilla Champagne Fragrance Oil.  Finally, we will mix the titanium dioxide into some oil.  This will be used to color our white portion of the soap.  In a small bowl, weigh out 15 grams of titanium dioxide.  Add 25 grams of your oils to this bowl.  Mix well until the colorant is nice and smooth.

Soap Without Palm Oil Preparing Your Soap Batter

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First, you will need to combine your soaping oils and lye solution.  Use a stick blender to emulsify.  Next, separate the batter.  In a small bowl weigh out 43 grams of the soap batter.  This portion will be unscented and colored gold.  Add the remaining gold colorant you prepared earlier.  Mix well to incorporate the color.  Then, add this soap batter to your decorating bottle.  Set this aside, for now.  We will use this later to place dots, resembling bubbles, on the top of the soap loaf.

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The remaining batter will be separated into two bowls.  The first bowl will be colored white and left unscented.  So, add 800 grams of soap batter to the bowl.  Now, add the titanium mixture you prepared earlier.  Then, stick blend to incorporate the color.  We will use 515 grams of this batter to swirl in the loaf, and 285 grams to top the loaf.

 

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Finally, the rest of the cp soap batter will be scented.  You will need to add the 54 grams of Vanilla Champagne Fragrance Oil.  Stick blend to incorporate the fragrance oil.  This portion of your soap batter will be left uncolored.  We will be keeping the batter its natural color, using the discoloration to our advantage.  We feel that the natural discoloration of this fragrance in soap beautifully represents the fragrance oil.

Soap Without Palm Swirling the CP Soap Batter

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Now, the fun part.  Let’s swirl our batter.  To the bowl containing the scented soap, add plops of the white batter.  Keep in mind you will need to save about 285 grams of the white for the top of the loaf.  Once you have added the white, use a spatula to swirl the soap.  Place the spatula in the bowl and move it in a circular motion throughout the bowl.

Soap Without Palm Pouring the Soap Batter

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When you are satisfied with your swirls, we will pour the soap batter into the mold.  Get your square loaf mold out.  Pour the swirled cp soap batter into the mold.

 

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Now, we will use the remaining white soap batter to top the loaf.  Once your batter is a thick frosting like consistency, use a spatula to place it on top of the loaf.  Use the spatula to create peaks in the batter.

 

Soap Without Palm Adding the Finishing Touches

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Finally, we will be decorating the top of the soap.  Using the soap batter you placed in the decorating bottle, place dots on top of the white soap.  These are meant to represent bubbles.  Once you have finished, place the champagne bottle embeds across the loaf.  You want to keep in mind that you will be cutting the loaf, so place them strategically.  Make sure you push them in slightly at the bottom of the bottle so it looks like the champagne bottle is tilted.

After about 24 hours remove the soap from the mold.  Then, slice the soap using the mitre box and soap cutter.  Your soap will be ready to use once it cures.  We hope that you enjoy making this soap recipe as much as we have.  We found this particular recipe gave us plenty of time to work.  It was so easy to work with.  Post a picture of your cold process soap on our Facebook page, or tag us on Instagram @ngscents.

Dec
08

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe


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Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub RecipeVanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe

Often times, our customers will give us input on things that might be missing from our recipe box.  Our next recipe, a vanilla brown sugar scrub, came from some of these requests.  We have had many requests for an emulsified brown sugar scrub recipe.  So, we decided to create our vanilla brown sugar scrub recipe.  This recipe not only uses brown sugar, but also vanilla powder.  In addition, we are using a variety of natural oils and waxes.  Personally, I have found that I love the gentle exfoliation a brown sugar body scrub gives to my skin.  So, if you are a fan of sugar scrubs, and typically use white sugar, I suggest trying the addition of brown sugar instead this time.  Compare the two types for yourself!  Let us know what you think.

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe Ingredients Found at Natures Garden

 

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe Other Ingredients and Equipment Needed

Mixing Bowls
Spatula
Mixing Spoon
Stove
Pots- for double boiler step
Brown Sugar
Scale

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe Total Recipe Amounts

860 grams – brown sugar
136 grams – Coconut 76 oil
110 grams – Grapeseed Oil
74 grams – Cocoa Butter Golden Natural
62 grams – Shea Butter
50 grams – Emulsifying Wax Traditional
30 grams – Vanilla Extract Fragrance Oil
23 grams – Jojoba Oil
15 grams – Arrowroot Powder
12 grams – White Beeswax Pastilles
10 grams – Optiphen Preservative
5 grams – Vitamin E Oil
5 grams – Vanilla Powder

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe:  Before Starting Prepare Your Packaging Materials

Before you start creating your scrub you will want to clean your work area and utensils.  You will also want to sanitize all of the packaging materials and other items you will be using to make this vanilla scrub recipe.  In addition, you will want to wear an apron, gloves, and a hair net while making this craft project.  You will need nine of the 4 ounce clear PET jars.  Also, nine white dome lids 58/400.  Once you have everything ready, go ahead and move to the next step.

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe:  Preparing Your Oils, Waxes, and Butters

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe: Preparing Your Oils, Waxes, and ButtersWe will be using a double boiler to melt our oils, butters, and waxes once we weigh them out.  Using a double boiler will prevent our oils from burning, or getting too hot.  So, weigh out 136 grams of coconut oil 76, 110 grams of grape seed oil, 74 grams cocoa butter golden natural, 62 grams of shea butter, 50 grams of emulsifying wax traditional, 23 grams of jojoba oil, and 12 grams of white beeswax.  Allow these ingredients to melt, stirring occasionally.  While we are waiting for the oils to melt, we can go get our other ingredients weighed out.  Move to the next step.

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe:  Preparing the Other Ingredients Needed

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe: Preparing the Other Ingredients NeededWe will start by weighing out the brown sugar.  You will need to medium size mixing bowl.  Use a scale to weigh out 860 grams of brown sugar.  If you notice any clumps of sugar you will want to use your hands to break them up.  Next, we will be adding the vanilla powder to the brown sugar.  Using your scale, weigh out 5 grams of vanilla powder.  Mix this into the brown sugar.  You want to make sure the vanilla powder is evenly dispersed in the sugar.  I also found it easier to use my hands to mix it in.

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe: Preparing the Other Ingredients NeededNow, we will begin weighing out the other ingredients in separate bowls.  I find it easiest to have these weighed out in small bowls ahead of time so I can be prepared when my oils are finished melting.  Once again, using a scale, weigh out 10 grams of optiphen preservative.  Then, in another bowl, weigh out 30 grams of Natures Garden’s Vanilla Extract Fragrance Oil.  In a third bowl, weigh out 5 grams of vitamin e oil.  Finally, in a fourth bowl, weigh out 15 grams of arrowroot powder.  Set these off to the side until your oils have finished melting.

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe:  Combining All of the Ingredients

I would like to note a few things before we begin this step.  The temperature is extremely important here since we are adding a preservative.  If we add our Optiphen preservative above 140 degrees Fahrenheit it will burn off.  However, adding it below 120 degrees will cause separation in your finished product.  You may also be wonder why we are adding a preservative.  While our vanilla brown sugar scrub recipe scrub doesn’t  contain water, body scrubs are typically used in the shower so, they may come in contact with quite a bit of water.  It is better to be safe when making this type of product.  After all, you do not want your customers, or yourself getting sick from bacteria growth in your product.

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe: Combining All of the IngredientsSo, with all of the being said, let’s move on to putting everything together.  Once your oils have melted, allow the temperature to drop to around 120 degrees Fahrenheit, no lower.  First, we will add the 15 grams of arrowroot powder to the melted oil.  Use a spatula to mix the arrowroot powder into the oil.  Next, add the 10 grams of Optiphen preservative you prepared earlier.  Then, the 30 grams of Vanilla Extract Fragrance Oil.  Finally, add the 5 grams of vitamin e oil.  As you are adding each ingredient you will want to mix well to incorporate each one.

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe:  Adding the Brown Sugar and Vanilla Powder Mixture

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe: Adding the Brown Sugar and Vanilla Powder MixtureFinally, we will be adding the sugar to the scrub recipe.  Add the bowl of sugar and vanilla powder you prepared in a an earlier step.  Once added, mix very well to incorporate the brown sugar.  Then, allow the vanilla brown sugar scrub to set up at room temperature.  This will allow the oils to combine completely with the sugar.  Once the scrub is at room temperature, begin adding it to your jars.  We chose to use the 4 oz clear jars.  Also, we used white dome lids.  However, if you choose, you can use a different jar and lid combination.  Just remember using 4 oz jars allows us to create 9 jars of vanilla brown sugar scrubs.  Once you have filled each jar, place a lid on top.

Finally, I have got to say, if you are looking for a gentle sugar scrub recipe, personally, I highly recommend this one.  I have found brown sugar to be a wonderful addition to scrub recipes.  I will definitely be making this recipe again.  Personally, I may even be making these for Christmas baskets that I plan to give to my friends and family.  I’m thinking I might add some mica this time, just because I LOVE all things that sparkle!  Have you created your own brown sugar scrub?  Perhaps you have created another bath and body product?  Or, maybe you have used this recipe?  We would love to see how yours turned out!  Post a pic on Instagram, tagging @ngscents.  Alternatively, you could post a picture directly to our Facebook page.  We absolutely love seeing how our customers are using our products!  We hope that you enjoy this brown sugar scrub recipe as much as we have!