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Calendula Infused CP Soap

Yield: 8 Bars  |  Est. Time: Under 6 Hours  |  Level: Advanced – Danger Chemicals

About This Recipe:

Bring a little sunshine into every day with this calendula infused soap. The colors will remind you of a sunny day and the scent of Forever Sunshine is a blend of apricot, pink peonies with a hint of pralines.  You will love the soft and warm scent this brings to every bath or shower.

Shopping List:
(1) Distilled Water

(1) 1 lb Rice Bran Oil

(1) 8 lb (single bucket) Palm Oil - No Stir

(1) 2 oz Castor Oil

(1) 2.5 gm Bag Activated Charcoal - Super Fine

(1) 2.5 gm Bag NuTone Orange Mica Powder

Recipe Ingredients:

Measure ingredients with a scale or precise measuring tool.

• 10.65 oz. Distilled Water
• 3.80 oz. Sodium Hydroxide Flakes
• 14 oz. Rice Bran Oil
• 5.50 oz. Coconut Oil - 76º Melt
• 4.0 oz. Palm Oil - No Stir
• 3.0 oz. Sweet Almond Oil - Refined
• 1.75 oz. Forever Sunshine* - EO & FO Blend 322
• 1.50 oz. Castor Oil
• 0.85 oz. Vanilla Color Stabilizer - CP Soap
• 0.50 oz. Sodium Lactate 60%
• 0.50 oz. Calendula - Petals Only
• 1 Teaspoon(s) Activated Charcoal - Super Fine
• 1/2 Teaspoon(s) NuTone Orange Mica Powder
Equipment From Home:
• (1) Safety Equipment (goggles,mask,gloves)
• (2) Glass Jars with Lids (8 oz.)
• (1) Stove Top
• (1) Metal Pot (64 oz.)
• (1) Mixing Bowl (32 oz.)
• (1) Polypropylene Pitcher
• (1) Polypropylene Container for lye
• (1) Mesh Bath Tea Ball
• (1) Scale - Digital Display
• (1) Thermometer - Digital
• (1) Spatulas
• (1) Stick Blender
Recipe Disclaimer:

We are not responsible for the products you create from our supplies.

You alone are responsible for product and recipe testing to ensure compatibility and safety.

WARNING: This project and these instructions have been written for someone who has experience making soap and knows the potential dangers. It will not outline all safety methods of working with dangerous chemicals, it is simply a soap recipe for advanced soap makers.
  1. To (2) 8 oz. glass jars, divide up ¼ oz. calendula petals. Fill each jar with 8 oz. rice bran oil and place lids on jars. Place in pot of water on stove top and let steep for 2 hours on low heat
  2. Using fine strainer, strain 14 oz. oil into measuring cup. Discard the calendula petals.    
  3. In polypropylene pitcher, add water and slowly add lye to water. Carefully mix in well-ventilated area and set aside to cool.
  4. To clean metal pot, add coconut oil, palm shortening, sweet almond oil and castor oil. Heat on stove top until melted. Add infused rice bran oil and set aside to cool.
  5. To beaker, add orange powder and a small amount of melted oils. Mix well and set aside.
  6. To second beaker, mix the fragrance with the color stabilizer and let sit for 2 minutes.
  7. When both lye solution and oils are 120ºF or below, add sodium lactate to the lye solution and mix.
  8. Pour lye solution into oils and stick blend until thin trace.
  9. Add fragrance mixture and stir by hand and then stick blend maintaining a thin trace.
  10. To funnel pitcher, add 25 ounces of soap batter. Add orange coloring and stir with spatula.
  11. To remaining batter in metal pot, add 2 Tablespoons calendula petals and stick blend to incorporate.
  12. To orange soap, stick blend to finish mixing in color. Pour into silicone mold.
  13. Using the fine mesh tea strainer, sprinkle activated charcoal onto poured soap to create a thin pencil line.
  14. Pour the remaining soap with calendula petals over the top. Sprinkle with remaining calendula petals.
  15. Allow soap to set until it is firm enough to unmold (24 hours or longer).
  16. Remove soap from mold. Let soap cure 4-6 weeks.
  17. Package and label accordingly. 
To Use: Lather with water onto skin. Rinse off. Avoid contact with eyes.

Ingredient Label: Rice Bran Oil, Water, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Sweet Almond Oil, Fragrance, Castor Oil, Sodium Lactate, Calendula Flower, Activated Charcoal, Fluorphlogopite, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Dioxide, Iron Oxide.

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