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 Oakmoss Sandalwood Layered CP Soap Recipe download-recipe

Oakmoss Sandalwood Layered CP Soap Recipe

Recipe makes approximately 3 pounds of soap.

Ingredients Found At Natures Garden:


Other Ingredients & Equipment You'll Need:
Distilled Water
Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Rubber Spatula
Stick Blender
3lb Loaf Mold
Total Recipe Weights:
345 grams Distilled Water
131 grams Sodium Hydroxide
227 grams Olive Oil Pomace
181 grams Avocado Oil
181 grams Mango Butter
136 grams Coconut Oil 76
91 grams Argan Oil
91 grams Fractionated Coconut Oil
69 grams Oakmoss Sandalwood Fragrance Oil
69 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
7 grams Poppy Seeds
Colorants for Dark Brown Soap:
2 grams Black Walnut Hulls Powder 
(mixed with a small amount of soaping oils)
Colorants for Light Green Soap:
9 drops Kelly Green FUN Soap Colorant
Colorants for Creamy White Soap:
7 grams Titanium Dioxide
(mixed with a small amount of soaping oils)
Clean & Sanitize your work area and all of your packaging materials. It is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, a face mask, and safety glasses. 

Step 1:  Prepare your lye solution.  When preparing your lye solution, slowly add small amounts of the lye to the water, stirring in between each addition of the lye to the water.  Remember, never add the water to the lye.  Allow the lye solution to cool to approximately 100 degrees Fahrenheit..  

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 approximately 100 degrees Fahrenheit as well.
Step 3:  While you are waiting for your oils and lye solution to cool, prepare the black walnut hulls and titanium dioxide as listed above.  
Step 4:  When both the soaping oils and the lye solution are at the proper temperature, combine them.  Next, stick blend the soap batter to emulsify the ingredients.  Add the Oakmoss Sandalwood Fragrance Oil and Vanilla White Color Stabilizer and stick blend until the everything is evenly dispersed.
Step 5:  Begin dividing the soap batter.  To a small bowl, add 100 grams of the soap batter.  Divide the remaining soap batter equally into two bowls.

Step 6:  Begin coloring your soap batter.  To the first large bowl, add the titanium dioxide.  Then, stick blend to incorporate the colorant.  Next, you will need the second large bowl of soap batter.  To this bowl, add the green colorant and stick blend to combine.  Finally, to the small bowl, add the black walnut hulls colorant.  Once again, stick blend.
Step 7:  Place your mold in front of you.  Now, we will begin layering the soap.  First, pour the green soap batter into the mold.  Tap the mold gently on your countertop to help release any air bubbles.  
Step 8:  Next, your will need to brown batter.  Pour a thin layer directly on top of the previous green layer.  Tap the gently on the countertop.
Step 9:  Finally, you will need the white soap batter.  To this bowl, add about 6 grams of the poppy seeds.  Stir them into the soap batter using a rubber spatula.  Keep the remaining poppy seeds to top your soap.  
Step 10:  Place a third layer of white soap directly on top of the brown layer.  
Step 11:  Use the rounded side of the spoon to press the soap batter to the center of the loaf, creating a peak in the center of the soap.  
Step 12:  On the center peak that you created, sprinkle a line of poppy seeds.
Step 13:  After 24-48 hours, remove the soap from the mold.  Once hard enough, cut the soap.  Optionally, stamp each bar of soap.  We placed ours in the center of the each bar.

We hope that you enjoy this layered CP recipe!
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