We heard you and we have a Solution.
We get it… You just don’t have the time to blend your oils together to make a really good soapy soap.
It takes time and effort to come up with a recipe to produce a hard bar that is cleansing yet moisturizing and lathers well.
We did the hard work for you.
If its your first time making soap but you are unsure of how to make a well balanced soap that lathers well. This is the perfect mix of oils for you.
Soapy Soap combines the right amount of each oil to make a bubbly, cleansing but moisturizing bar of soap.
If you have experience in soap making but would like to reduce the time developing and testing soap recipes this is the best solution for you.
The Soapy Soap mix has been formulated and tested to produce a consistent bar of soap and reduces the time in combining the oils. Just add your lye water, fragrance and any additives required and you are done.
Not only did we developed a recipe that works well we developed a step by step guide that will help you quickly make a really good soapy soap.
This recipe is easily modifiable to your own soap. You can add colors, fragrance and essential oils or use additives. The mix is very customizable and has been pre-measured for a 42 oz soap mold.
The Soapy Soap Mix is well balanced to produce a bar of soap that produces a thick bubbly lather without drying out your skin. The combination of oils will keep your skin clean and moisturized. Try this recipe by clicking the BUY NOW button below.
How to use - Instructions
- Soapy Soap Mix – 32oz
- Water – 10.52oz
- Lye – 4.6oz
- Scent – Fragrance/Essential Oil – 1.4 – 2oz (optional)
- Additive – 2tsp (optional)
- 2 qt Glass Mixing Bowl
- 16 oz glass measuring cups (TWO)
- Silicone Spatula
- Stick Blender
- Infrared Thermometer
- Steel Whisk (optional)
- 1 tsp measuring spoon
- 42 oz Loaf Mold
- Food grade scale (ounces)
1 – Lye water
Remember to observe the safety protocol for handling sodium hydroxide. Add lye to water (never the other way around) slowly mix until dissolved.
When mixing you can use your silicone spatula or steel whisk. To ensure an even harder bar and to make it easier to remove from the mold add sodium Lactate to the lye water mix.
Because lye water gets super heated to sometimes over 200 degrees its best to let cool to 80-100deg. (Can put in freezer to speed cooling). Preparing your lye water first will give it time to cool as you prepare other portions of the soap making process.
2 – Oils
Add the Soapy Soap mix to the 2 qt large bowl. Depending on where you live and the coolness of your room, the oil may solidify to a yellowish color. If this happens warm in the microwave to a point where oils are clear. You can heat the soapy soap mix while in the bag or in your bowl.
Take note to keep the temperature below 120 deg.
3 – Add Essential or Fragrance Oils (optional)
Measure out your scented oils in a glass container. (do not use plastic container for essential oils) When measuring use wax paper on top of your scale to avoid the oil spilling on the plastic of the scale. Essential oil eats at plastic and will destroy your scale
- Add your color to oils and mix with stick blender until well blended
- Your Fragrance or Essential Oil comes next to add to the soapy soap mix and blend it all together
- Pour your lye water into your Oil mixture along stick blender to prevent bubbles Add around 100 – 120 deg for oil and lye water
- Depending on your essential or fragrance oil, trace may accelerate be sure to work quickly and blend to a trace you desire.
- Pour mixture into loaf mold.
- Depending on ambient temperature you will either cover your soap with cardboard or wax paper over top then put to bed with towels to go through trace. If in a room at 75deg or more leave open and exposed. If in a cooler room cover the soap to let its own heat help take it to gel phase for brighter colors.
- Let you soap sit for 24 hours before removing from the mold. Check by pressing lightly on the top of the soap. It should be hard to the touch.
- Remove the soap from the silicone mold and cut in to bars.
- Let your soap bars sit in a cool dry place for 4-6 weeks to cure.
- Curing removes the excess water from the soap, this causes the soap to last longer.
5 – Soap Cutting
Cutting your soap is completely up to you. You can cut as thick or as thin as you like. The most standard thickness is often at 1 inch. For a typical soap loaf this will yield 10 bars of soap.
The best time to cut soap made from the Soapy Soap Mix is the next day, typically 24 hours. Tools to cut soap can be a semi sharp knife such as the hard plastic type. A common cutter is the soap cutter. Soap cutters are hard metal devices with a wooden handle to push through a soap to make bars.
Your soap will continue to work its chemical process for the next few days. Usually by day 5 your soap has completed its process. It is safe to use however it has not shed all its water. This will cause your soap not to last as long in the shower.
Allow the full 4 weeks for your soap to reach its maximum hardness with minimum to no water left. This will allow your soap to last longer in the shower.
Enjoy your new Soapy Soaps. Please tag us in any photos you take of your soap we love to see what you have made.
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