Total Recipe Weights:
259 grams Water
94 grams Lye
42 grams Sodium Lactate (added to the cooled lye solution)
170 grams Coconut Oil 76
170 grams Palm Oil
54 grams Castor Oil
34 grams Lanolin Oil Liquid
82 grams Apricot Kernel Oil
102 grams Olive Oil Pomace
68 grams Shea Butter
14 grams Bentonite Clay Powder
42 grams Black Code Type 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 recipe.
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Please Note: The Sodium Lactate is added to the lye solution once it has cooled.
For this recipe, you will want to add the Bentonite Clay Powder to the soap batter when it is at emulsion. Then, stick blend to incorporate. You will have to use a spatula to scrap the walls of the mixing bowl to ensure all of the Bentonite clay is incorporated for a smooth finish in your soaps. When the soap is at trace and you are ready to pour, simply fill the basic circles. Then, carefully tap the mold to release any air bubbles. Next, heap the tops of the mold with the remaining batter. Unmold after 24 hours. (You may have to stick the molds in the freezer before popping the soaps out.) Once the soap has cured, place one circle into each 8oz low profile jar and lid.
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