things you will need:
Silicone Mixing Spoon
2 Large mixing bowls
Total Recipe Weights
189 grams Lye
517 grams Water
259 grams Apricot
163 grams Grapeseed Oil
476 grams Shea Butter
395 grams Coconut Oil 76
68 grams Castor Oil
48 grams Sodium Lactate
85 grams Game On Fragrance Oil
10 grams Neon Blue Fun Soap Colorant
Note: If this is the first time making hot process soap, please review the Soap
Making Safety class.
1: Clean & Sanitize your work area. Also, put
on your safety gear. This would include
clothing, a face mask,
and safety glasses.
2: In one of your mixing bowls, weigh out the Apricot Kernel
Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Shea Butter,
Coconut Oil 76, and Castor Oil.
3: Next, set your crockpot on
a low heat
setting. Then, place all of your oils and butter into the crockpot. You will want to heat
these ingredients until they are in a liquid state.
4: Now, weigh out your lye in one bowl, and your water in a
5: Slowly add small amounts of the lye to the water. Using a spatula, stir in between each
addition of the lye to the water. NEVER add the water to the
lye! Continue doing this until all of
the lye has been mixed into the water.
6: Once you have your lye water, add the sodium lactate to
it. Stir slowly using your spatula to
Carefully, add the
sodium lactate/ lye water mixture to the crockpot. Give this a
quick stir with a spatula.
Next, stick blend the
soap batter directly in the crockpot. You will want
to stick blend in short bursts for a few minutes. Once you have
the batter at light trace, add the neon blue soap colorant. Then, stick blend to incorporate.
Step 9: You will notice as the mixture
is blended, it will resemble
pudding. Keep blending until you reach
trace. You will know it is trace when you can use the mixture to draw a
"line" on the soap
batter and it stays there.
10: Once your batter is at trace; place your lid onto the crockpot.
11: Allow your soap mixture to cook, while periodically
stirring. Stirring occasionally will
ensure your soap batter cooks evenly and does not burn on the bottom. While the soap cooks, you will notice that
the batter is beginning to dry
out, especially along the sides of the crockpot. You will also
notice the mixture will appear waxy.
12: The soap batter should cook for about an hour and a half. After this time has elapsed, you will notice your soap
batter will have the consistency of mashed potatoes. Get your mold and move it close to your crockpot.
13: Moving quickly, add the Game On Fragrance Oil. Then, stick blend to incorporate.
14: Once well blended, start filling your mold in a scooping manner.
15: When the mold is filled, tap
it against the flat surface. This step
will release any air bubbles that are trapped in your soap.
16: Insulate. Once the soap has been covered, let it cool and harden for about 12
17: Now, remove the soap from the mold. Cut into bar sized slices. The soap is now ready to use! However, if you are seeking a harder bar, allow
the soap to cure longer.
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