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Homemade Soap Recipes - Chamomile and Lavender Soap
Fabulously simple Chamomile, Lavender and Olive Oil Soap......
Natural homemade soap for you to make..........
Calming, soothing and gentle...........perfect for the most sensitive skin !!
Soapmaking Ingredients, are all weighed out on a scale.
How to make soap..........
Homemade soap recipes ingredients for Chamomile, Lavender and Olive Oil Soap.
20 oz of Olive oil
2.5 oz Lye
7.5 oz Water
10 drops Chamomile Essential Oil
10 drops Lavender Essential Oil
3 tablespoons of dried Chamomile and lavender heads mixed and crushed up together.
Equipment that you need.
2 wooden spoons
Eye protection and rubber gloves (health and safety !)
Plastic cartons or silicone cake moulds.
Soapmaking instructions for making the Homemade Soap Recipes Chamomile, Lavender and Olive Oil Soap.
1. Put water into jug, place jug in sink.
2.Open window, don eye-protection and rubber gloves.
3.Gently sprinkle lye into the water, mix gently,with wooden spoon, it will get very hot.
Take care not to splash it about.
4.Leave the jug in the sink.
5.Heat the oil in the steel pan, over a gentle heat until it reaches 110F, use the candy thermometer.
6.Test lye temperature when it is also 110F, gently add into the heated oil.
7.Mix lye and oil together using the stick blender.....carefully !
8.When the mixture resembles creamy custard and is at the point where a drizzle of the mix will lay briefly on top of the mixture, "trace" has been reached.
9.Add the essential oils and the dried flowers into the mix,give the mixture one last ,quick zizz wth the stick blender !
Thats It !
Now pour the mixture into your chosen mould.
Smooth down mix.
Cover with greaseproof paper.
Wrap blankets over the top and walk away for 2 days.
After 48 hours, take out of the moulds.
Place onto greaseproof paper and leave for 5 weeks to "cure".
After 5 weeks your essential oils soap is ready.
This recipe makes 8 - 12 bars of soap.
Why not go to the Make Soap page for more homemade soap recipes, see the link below to try some more easy Olive Oil based recipes.
All of the recipes use only Olive Oil, Essential Oils and Herbs, there are many to choose from, if you
would like know more about each respective herb or oil take a look at the navigation bar on the
left-hand side of the page to find out more.
Go to the Safety Precautions for using Lye page