May
15

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe


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Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe

The Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe is a refreshing cosmetic recipe from Natures Garden that you would be sure to enjoy! This bath and body recipe includes a bright, lovely fragrance and fun colorants to create a lovely cold process soap recipe. Further, this scented soap recipe includes luscious cosmetic oils that will care for the skin. So, you can create a fun cosmetic recipe that will truly pamper your skin!

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Prepare and Sanitize

Be sure to prepare your work station before you begin creating your homemade soap. It is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, a face mask, safety glasses, and a hair net while preparing this recipe. If you haven’t made soap before, then Click Here For Basic CP Soap Making Class.  Also, before attempting to make any cold process soap, please become familiar with soap making safety. So, you will definitely need to be familiar with soap making safety, which you can find in our Soap Making Safety Class.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weight and Amounts Available at Natures Garden

Lye
AVOCADO Oil
COCOA BUTTER GOLDEN NATURAL
SUNFLOWER Oil
SWEET ALMOND Oil
FRACTIONATED COCONUT Oil- MCT OIL
MACADAMIA NUT OIL
Titanium Dioxide Oil & Water Dispersible
Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant
Eye Poke Orange FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil
Square Loaf Mold
Cutter for Mitre Box – Stainless Steel

Safety Glasses for Soap Making
Mitre Box – Stainless Steel
Safety GLOVES for Soap Making- 1 pair
Thermometer
Safety MASK for Soap Making- 2 count
8 oz Clear PET Bullet Bottle
24/410 White Fine Mist Sprayer

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Other Soap Making Ingredients

Scale
Water
Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Stick Blender
Rubber Spatula
Rubbing Alcohol (in a spray bottle)
Vinegar
Strawberry Mold (flexiblemolds.com)
Citrus Slices Mold (flexiblemolds.com)
Piping Bag
Star Decorating Tip

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Cosmetic Ingredients

517 grams of Distilled Water
202 grams of Lye
163 grams of Avocado Oil
136 grams of Sunflower Oil
408 grams of Coconut Butter Golden Natural
245 grams of Sweet Almond Oil
272 grams of Fractionated Coconut Oil
136 grams of Macadamia Nut Oil
84 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Strawberry Embeds

168 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
2 drops of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
8 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil
2 drops of Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Orange Slice Embeds

50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil
6 drops of Eye Poke Orange FUN Soap Colorant

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Lime Slice Embeds

50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil
1 drop of Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
4 drops of Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Lemon Slice Embeds

50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil
2 drops of Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for White Soap Portion

6 grams of Titanium Dioxide (This will be mixed with a small amount of soaping oils)

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Pink Soap Portion

8 grams of Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Green Soap Portion

1 gram of Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
3 grams of Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Yellow Soap Portion

5 grams of Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Orange Soap Portion

6 grams of Eye Poke Orange FUN Soap Colorant 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Preparing Your Lye SolutionStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Preparing Your Lye Solution

First, you are going to prepare the lye solution for your soap recipe. You will need to prepare this solution in a well ventilated area. Also, you will need to wear protective clothing and a face mask. Once you have made the necessary safety preparations, you will need to measure 345 grams of distilled water. Then, you will slowly add 202 grams of the lye to your water. As you slowly add the lye, you will want to stir gently with a spatula. After all the lye is added and mixed in, you will need to wait for the temperature to lower to about room temperature.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Prepare the Cosmetic OilsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Prepare the Cosmetic Oils

Next, you are going to want to weigh out 163 grams of Avocado Oil, 136 grams of Sunflower Oil, 408 grams of Coconut Butter Golden Natural, 245 grams of Sweet Almond Oil, 272 grams of Fractionated Coconut Oil, and 136 grams of Macadamia Nut Oil. You will need to add these cosmetic oils to a microwave safe bowl and melt your oils. You will want to wait for this mixture to come to room temperature, too.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Separating the Soap PortionsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Preparing the Soaping Colorants

While you are waiting for your two cosmetic mixtures to cool, you will want to prepare the cosmetic colorants. So, you will want five small bowls to hold your bath and body colorants. One bowl will have 6 grams of titanium dioxide. Another bowl will have 8 grams of Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant and 2 grams of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant. A third bowl will have 1 gram of Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant and 3 grams of Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant. A fourth bowl will have 5 grams of Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant. The last bowl will have 6 grams of Eye Poke Orange FUN Soap Colorant.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Strawberry EmbedsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Strawberry Soap Embeds

Now, you are going to want to add 168 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap to a microwave safe bowl. You will want to use 30 second bursts and stir in between. Then, you will add 8 grams of the Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil. Further, you will use 2 drops of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant and 2 drops of Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant. You will want to mix all these ingredients together well. After, you will add this melt and pour soap to the strawberries soap mold.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Orange Slice EmbedsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Orange Soap Embeds

Next, you are going to use 50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap. You will need to use a microwave safe bowl to melt this mp soap. Once this soap is melted, you can add 2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil. Also, you will want to include 6 drops of Eye Poke Orange FUN Soap Colorant. After everything is mixed together you are ready to add the soap mixture to the soap mold.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Lime Soap EmbedsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Lime Soap Embeds

Now, you are going to weigh out 50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap. You will want to add this soap to a microwave safe bowl. Once this soap is melted, you will want to add 2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil. Then, add in 1 drop of Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant and 4 drops of Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant. So, you can mix all of these cosmetic ingredients together and add them to the lime wedge soap mold.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Lemon Soap EmbedsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Lemon Soap Embeds

Lastly, you are going to want to add 50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap to your mixing bowl. You will need to add this soap to a microwave safe bowl. After your soap is melted, you will need to add 2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil. Also, add 2 drops of Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant. Then, you will want to mix all the ingredients together and add your lemon wedge soap making mold. 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Combining Lye Solution and OilsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Combining Lye Solution and Oils

Now that your lye solution and cosmetic oil mixture are cooled to room temperature, you are ready to combine the mixtures. So, you will want to add the lye solution to your melted oils. You will want to use a stick blender to mix these soap making ingredients together well. After these cosmetic oils have emulsified you are ready to incorporate 84 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil.

 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Coloring the Portioned Soap MixturesStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Coloring the Portioned Soap Mixtures

Next, you are going to need to separate your soap batter into portions. First, you are going to want to add 1141 grams of soap batter to a mixing bowl. Further, you will want to add the white colorant mixture. Next, you are going to add 285 grams of the soap into four different bowls. One of these bowls will include the yellow mixture. A second bowl of 285 gram of soap includes the green colorant. The next soap mixture will include the orange colorant. The last soap portion includes the pink colorant. For each mixture you will want to use the stick blender to fully incorporate the colorant.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Filling Your Soap MoldStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Filling Your Soap Mold

Now, you are ready to fill your soap mold. You will want to add a small amount of the pink soap to the bottom of the mold. Then, you will want to pour a line of white soap batter right on top of the pink layer. Next, you are going to add a line of the orange soap to the soap mold. After, add a layer of the white soap. Then, you will add a layer of the yellow soap. After, you going to add a white soap layer. Next, you will add a layer of the green soap recipe. Then, add a white soap layer. Now, you are going to repeat the process until you fill up your soap mold. You are going to want to tap the soap mold loaf on the counter gently to remove any air pockets.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Topping Your CP SoapStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Topping Your CP Soap

Next, you are going to want to top your soap making recipe with the remaining white soap batter. You will want to fill up a decorating bag with a decorating tip with your white soap.  Then, you will want to pipe the soap onto the top of your soap loaf. You will want to add the soap in the same manner that you would use to top a cake.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Adding the MP Soap EmbedsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Adding the MP Soap Embeds

Now, you are going to remove your melt and pour soap for the top of the soap recipe. You need to place a strawberry embed on top of the loaf and two citrus slices on each side of the strawberry. You will want to make sure that when you slice your soap, each slice will have a strawberry in the center and four citrus slices. 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Finishing Your Cold Process SoapStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Finishing Your Cold Process Soap

Now, you will want to wait 24-48 hours before you remove the soap. Then, you can slice your soap loaf into slices. Of course, you will need to wait 4-6 weeks for your soap to cure before using the soap.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Strawberry Citrus Punch

Not only is strawberry and citrus a great scent for soap, but this mixture is fantastic for creating a homemade drink. This mixture of aromas is perfect for making the Strawberry Citrus Punch, which is available from My Recipes. This delicious recipe blends the flavors lemonade, orange juice, and strawberries.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Reach Out to UsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed making this fun cp soap recipe! Of course, you can ask us any questions that you may have about this cosmetic recipe. You can reach out to us on the phone, in the store, and online. An easy way to talk to us online is through our social media sites. We are available on our Facebook. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on Instagram, and Twitter. Not only can you use these platforms to ask questions, but you can share your own creations, too. So, we hope to hear from you soon!