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RECIPE: Lemongrass Swirl CP Soap

Lemongrass Essential Oil provides a bright, tart flash of lemon balanced with a green herbal undertone. This soap is swirled using an in-the-pot swirl technique and colored with pigment.  

Project Level: Advanced – Danger Chemicals
Estimated Time: 1 Hour
Yield: 44-45 oz. Loaf

Ingredients

  • 8 Ounce(s) Distilled Water
  • 12 Ounce(s) Coconut Oil - 76º Melt
  • 2 Ounce(s) Shea Butter - Natural
  • 2 Ounce(s) Cocoa Butter - Natural
  • 10 Ounce(s) Olive Oil - Refined A
  • 2 Ounce(s) Hemp Seed Oil - Natural
  • 4.1 Ounce(s) Sodium Hydroxide Flakes
  • 1.5 Ounce(s) Lemongrass EO- Certified 100% Pure 138
  • 1/4 Teaspoon(s) Matte Cobalt Blue Ultramarine Powder
  • 4 Teaspoon(s) Matte Yellow Oxide Pigment Powder

Equipment

  •1 Piece(s) Regular Loaf Silicone Mold 1501
  •  Scale - Digital Display (Professional)
  •  Stick Blender
  •  Appropriate containers for lye and mixing soap
  •  Pouring Containers
  •  Safety Equipment
  •  Thermometer - Infrared, Professional (Gun Style)


Recipe Directions

  1. NOTE: If you are making these products for sale, good manufacturing practices recommend you wear a hairnet, gloves and a mask. We also recommend a clean apron.
  2. This project and these instructions have been written for someone who has experience making soap and knows the potential dangers due to working with sodium hydroxide. It will not outline safety methods of working with dangerous chemicals, it is simply a soap recipe for advanced soapmakers.
  3. Prepare the lye solution by weighing the water and lye into separate containers. Pour the lye into the water, carefully mix in a well-ventilated area and set aside to cool while you prepare your oils. 
  4. Melt the solid oils either by microwave or stovetop. Melt just until melted and no more.
  5. Add the liquid oils to melted oils to bring the temperature down. Add the essential oil to the oil mixture and stir.
  6. Once the lye has cooled down to under 90° F, pour the lye solution into oils and blend until emulsified.
  7. Divide mixture evenly between three pouring containers.
  8. Add two teaspoons of yellow oxide to one container. Add two teaspoons of yellow oxide plus 1/4 tsp. cobalt blue ultramarine to another. Mix both quickly using an immersion blender to disperse the color evenly. You should now have three bases, one uncolored, one yellow and one green. 
  9. Pour the colored soap into the uncolored base in four spots. Do not mix in.
  10. Pour the base into your mold. As you pour, the colors will swirl together.
  11. Allow your soap to harden overnight and unmold the next day. If the soap is too soft, allow soap to harden for 48 hours.
  12. Cut soap and let cure for a minimum of four weeks.

INCI Ingredient Label: Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Water, Sodium Hydroxide, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil, Essential Oil, Iron Oxides and Ultramarines.

Wholesale Supplies Plus is not responsible for the products you create from our supplies. You alone are responsible for product and recipe testing to ensure compatibility and safety.
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