Other Items Needed for this Recipe
Total Recipe Weights:
517 grams Beer
186 grams Lye
408 grams Olive Oil Pomace
408 grams Shea Butter
272 grams Coconut Oil 76
272 grams Palm Oil
84 grams STUD Fragrance Oil
Clean & Sanitize your work area and all of your
packaging materials. It is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing,
a face mask, safety glasses, and a hair net while preparing this
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Note: Prior to making this recipe, you must place your beer in
a bowl and allow it to sit for 3 days.
During this time, occasionally stir the beer to help release the
carbonation. On day 3, place the beer
into a pot on the stove top and boil it for 30-40 minutes stirring
periodically. When this time has
elapsed, weigh out 517 grams, and carefully pour this into ice cube freezer
trays. Freeze overnight. When you are ready to soap, the frozen beer
is used as the water portion of the water/lye solution.
Now, when adding the lye to the frozen beer, add this in very small
quantities. Constantly stir this mixture
in between adding the small amounts of lye.
You will notice a strong smell, so make sure you are wearing your mask
and that you are in a well ventilated area.
Once all the lye has been added, proceed as normal.
Caution: There is a chance
that when mixing the frozen beer with the lye, a volcanic effect may take
place. This would be due to any
carbonation that is left in the beer. It
is extremely important to take the proper steps to remove all of the
carbonation. It is also recommended that
you mix the frozen beer and lye in a deep mixing bowl in the sink.
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We hope that you enjoy our Beer Cold Process Soap Recipe!