Drifting Away Soap Recipe
If you are looking for some fun soap making techniques, then you may want to check out our Drifting Away Soap Recipe. This soap recipe uses a faux funnel pour soap method with squeeze bottles to do a fun design. Plus, this soap making recipe includes luscious soaping ingredients from Natures Garden Soap Making Supplies. Further, this homemade soap recipe includes a refreshing and tranquil scented oil. So, this cold process soap recipe is a great free craft recipe to try out at home!
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Preparation and Cleaning
Before you start on this homemade soap recipe, you will want to make a few preparations. First, gather and wash any equipment you need for this bath and body recipe. Also, you will want to gather your soap making ingredients for this free craft recipe. Next, you are going to want to clean up a space for you to use as a work area. Make sure you have enough area for you to work comfortably, so you will have a good work space. This will make the process easier and more fun!
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Prepare a Bottle of Vinegar
You will need to prepare a bottle of vinegar before creating your homemade soap. This bottle of vinegar will be useful for cold process soap safety, as the vinegar will be used to deactivate lye that may come into contact with your skin. Also, you can use the vinegar to clean up your work station after working on soap to make sure that there isn’t any active lye left behind. So, you will want to fill a bottle with vinegar and set it nearby until it is needed.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Beginning Soap Making
If you haven’t ever made cp soap, then you may want to look at some of our classes on this soaping process. First, you will need to make sure that you are familiar with soap making safety. Of course, you can find out soap safety in our Soap Making Safety Class. Also, you can Click Here For Basic CP Soap Making Class. Anyone that feels ready to make this bath and body recipe, should continue reading this soap making blog!
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Ingredients Available from Natures Garden
Palm Oil RBD
Sweet Almond Oil
Apricot Kernel Oil
Coconut Oil 76
Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
Teal FUN Soap Colorant
Black Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
NG Drifting Away Fragrance Oil
Glasses for Soap Making
GLOVES for Soap Making- 1 pair
MASK for Soap Making- 2 count
Large Square Tray Mold
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Other Necessary Ingredients
8 ounce Squeeze Bottles (5)
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Weights for the CP Soap
323 grams of Distilled Water
117 grams of Lye
212 grams of Coconut Oil 76
128 grams of Sweet Almond Oil
42 grams of Apricot Oil
35 grams of Mango Butter
50 grams of Palm Oil
85 grams of Meadowfoam Seed Oil
128 grams of Shea Butter
170 grams of Sunflower Oil
64 grams of NG Drifting Away Fragrance Oil
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Amounts for the Dark Teal Soap
7 drops of Teal FUN Soap Colorant
3 drops of Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Amounts for the Teal Soap
3 drops of Teal FUN Soap Colorant
2 drops of Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Amounts for the Gray Soap
2 drops of Black Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Amounts for the Light Blue Soap
5 drops of Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Amounts for the Blue Soap
5 drops of Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
2 drops Black Oxide
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Making the Lye Solution
First, you are going to create the lye solution for your soap recipe. You will want to prepare this soap recipe in a well ventilated room. Also, you will need to wear a face mask and protective clothing during this process. You are going to measure out 117 grams of lye and add it to 323 grams of water. Be sure to stir as you add the lye to your water. Then, you will need to wait for your solution to cool to room temperature.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Preparing Your Soap Making Oils
Next, you are ready to prepare your soap making oils for this recipe. So, grab a microwave safe bowl. Then, you will need to add 212 grams Coconut Oil 76, 128 grams Sweet Almond Oil, 42 grams Apricot Oil, 35 grams Mango Butter, 50 grams Palm Oil, 85 grams Meadowfoam Seed Oil, 128 grams Shea Butter, and 170 grams Sunflower Oil to your bowl. After these oils are melted, you will set them aside until your lye solution is at the right temperature.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Preparing the Soap Colorants
While you are waiting for your lye solution and cosmetic oils to cool to room temperature, you can begin preparing your colorants for this cold process soap recipe. These soap colorants will be added directly to the squeeze bottles. You are going to need a total of five squeeze bottles to prepare colorants, which will be used to make teal soap, dark teal soap, gray soap, blue soap, and light blue soap.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Combining the Soaping Oils and Lye Solution
Once your soaping oils and lye solution are at the right temperature, you are ready to combine them. Also, you will want to make sure these mixtures are within ten degrees of each other. Then, you can add the lye solution to your melted oils. You will need to use a stick blender to emulsify your soap making ingredients. Once your cosmetic ingredients are nearly at trace, you ready for the next step.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Adding the Soap Scent
After, you will be ready to add the fragrance oil to your soap mixture. So, you are going to need 64 grams of the NG Drifting Away Type Fragrance Oil. This fragrance has a refreshing aroma that will remind you of the freedom you feel while sailing on the sea; the warmth of the sun, the tranquility of the water, and the refreshing feel of sea salt mist. This fragrance has a refreshing blend of ozonic sea salt notes, white lilac, white lily, fresh greenery, and woodsy floral notes. Again, you will use a stick blender to fully incorporate this scented oil.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Coloring Your CP Soap
Now, you are going to use your scented soap batter to fill the squeeze bottles. You will want to fill each of your five squeeze bottles with soap batter. Once the squeeze bottles are filled, you will put the lid on and hold it closed. Then, shake to mix the colorant into your soap batter.
Drifting Away Recipe: Filling the Soap Mold
Once your soap colorant has been incorporated in each of your bottles, you are ready to fill up your soap mold tray. You are going to want to alternate between using your various colors of soap. So, you will need to set up your mixed squeeze bottles and your soap mold in your work space. Now, you can continue reading to learn how to use these bottles to add your soap to the mold.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Filling Up the Soap Mold
You will want to choose one of your five colored soap mixtures to start filling up your soap mold. Then, you will use this squeeze bottle to place small dots of soap all over the plastic soap mold. Once your mold looks similar to the picture to the left, you are ready to move on to the next step of this cold process soap.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Adding the Next Colored Soap
Now, you are going to need to pick a new color for your next layer of soap dots. You are going to use this color of soap to squeeze a dot directly on top of each of your previous colored soap dots. Once the soap in your mold looks similar to the picture of our soap mold, then you can move on to the next step and continue to add dots.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Continue Adding Dots of Soap
Next, you will want to continue to add dots of colored soap to your square soap mold. Of course, you can add these dots on top of one another and in the empty spaces left from the previous dots. Just try to alternate the colors as much as possible. You will continue to alternate between your five different soap colors until your soap mold has been completely filled up.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Finish Filling Your Soap Mold
Once your square soap mold is completely filled up you are nearly done creating the cp soap recipe. Now, you will be able to tap the soap mold gently on the countertop. This will help to remove any air bubbles that might be trapped under the surface of your soap. At this point, you are ready to let your soap set up in the mold.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Removing Your Soap from the Mold
Now, you are ready to finish creating your cold process soap recipe. You will need to wait for your homemade soap to set up before you can remove it from your wholesale soap mold. You will want to wait somewhere between 24 to 48 hours to ensure that the soap has set up enough to take out. After your soap has set up completely, you can remove your cp soap. Once you have removed your soap from the mold, you can slice your soap into individual bars. You can easily cut along the lines to create nine bars of cold process soap.
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Finish Making Your Soap Recipe
Before you can use your homemade soap recipe, you are going to want to wait for the soap to cure. The curing process will take about 4-6 weeks. Waiting this amount of time will make sure that lye has completely reacted and the soap is ready for your skin. After your homemade soap has finished the curing process, you can finally use and enjoy your finished cold process soap!
Drifting Away Soap Recipe: Hot Air Balloons Drifting Away
Not only can you enjoy the tranquil aroma of our NG Drifting Away Type Fragrance Oil, but you can enjoy the beauty of hot air balloons drifting in the wind by attending a hot air balloon festival. If you live in the United States, then you may be able to use this list to find all kinds of hot air balloon festivals that will be happening near you. You can use the 2019 Balloon Festivals in the USA (Calendar & List View) from Town and Tourist to find a festival that may be occurring near your hometown this year! In fact, even here in Wellington, Ohio we have the Wellington Balloon Fest.
We hope that you enjoyed this fun soap making recipe. If you have any questions about this soap, then feel free to reach out to us. You can find us on our HUG Line, in the NG store, and online. Another good way to find us online is to reach out on our social media platforms. First, you can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social platforms to reach out to us or ask us questions, but you can share your own funnel soap creations. So, we hope that you enjoyed this cold process soap making recipe and that we hear from you very soon!