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 Costa Rican Rainforest CP Soap Recipe download-recipe

Costa Rican Rainforest CP Soap Recipe

Recipe makes approximately 3 pounds of soap.

Ingredients Found At Natures Garden:

Directions:

Other Ingredients & Equipment You'll Need:
Distilled Water
Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Rubber Spatulas
Scale
Stick Blender
Vinegar
3lb Slab Mold
Squeeze Bottles (4)
Popsicle Stick
 
Total Recipe Weights:
323 grams Distilled Water
113 grams Sodium Hydroxide
 
43 grams Jojoba Oil
85 grams Meadowfoam Seed Oil
128 grams Palm Oil
85 grams Sweet Almond Oil
85 grams Apricot Oil
128 grams Shea Butter
170 grams Coconut Oil 76
64 grams Costa Rican Rainforest Fragrance Oil
 
Colorants for Light Green Soap Batter:
7 drops Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant
2 drops 2 Kelly Green FUN Soap Colorant
 
Colorants for Dark Green Soap Batter:
20 drops Kelly Green FUN Soap Colorant
2 drops Neon Blue FUN Soap Colorant
 
Colorants for Sand Soap Batter:
5 drops Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
 
Colorants for White Soap Batter:
2 grams Titanium Dioxide 
(mixed with a small amount of soaping oils)
Clean and 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.
 
Click Here For Basic CP Soap Making Class.  Also, before attempting to make any cold process soap, please become familiar with Soap Making Safety Class.
 
Step 1:  Prepare your lye solution.  Allow the lye solution to cool to room temperature.  
 
Step 2:  While you are waiting for your lye solution to cool, prepare your soaping oils.  Once your oils are melted, allow them to cool to room temperature.
 
Step 3:  While you are waiting for your oils and lye solution to cool, prepare the colorants listed above.  
 
Step 4:  When both the soaping oils and the lye solution are at room temperature, combine them.  Next, stick blend the soap batter to emulsify the ingredients.  Then, add the Costa Rican Rainforest Fragrance Oil.  Once again, stick blend your soap batter to incorporate the scent.  
 
Step 5:  Separate the soap batter into four equal portions.  Add one of the colorants to each bowl.  Blend the contents of each bowl. 
 
Step 6:  Pour the soap batter into the squeeze bottles.  One bottle should contain the white soap batter, another light green, the third dark green, and the fourth the sand-colored soap batter.
 
Step 7:  Now you will need your popsicle stick.  Place your mold in front of you vertically.  Place the popsicle stick into the soap in the bottom left corner of the mold.  Run the popsicle stick to the upper left corner then to the right about 1 inch and back down.  Then, move it to the right again about an inch and back up to the top of the mold.  Repeat this process until you have reached the left side of the mold.  Remove the popsicle stick.
 
Step 8:  Tap the mold on the counter to release any air bubbles.  Allow the soap to set up before removing it from the mold.
 
Step 9:  Once the soap has set up, remove it from the mold.  Cut the soap.  We cut ours into eight bars.  Allow the soap to cure.
 
We hope that you enjoy this Costa Rican Rainforest cold process soap recipe!
 
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