Homemade Soap Recipes Jasmine Patchouli Lavender soap.
Soapmaking instructions for homemade olive oil soap recipes.
Handmade lye soap with herbs and essential oils
Simple Cold Process Soapmaking
Romantic and uplifting, wonderful for soothing dry and mature skin.
Jasmine Patchouli Lavender Homemade Soap Recipe.
How to make Homemade Soap.
Soap making Ingredients, all weighed out on a scale.
20 oz of Olive oil
2.5 oz Lye
7.5 oz Water
12 drops Jasmine Absolute Essential Oil
8 drops Patchouli Essential Oil
5 drops Lavender Essential Oil
2 tbs of Dried Lavender - Crushed.
Equipment that you need.
2 wooden spoons
Eye protection and rubber gloves (health and safety !)
Plastic cartons or silicone cake moulds.
Soapmaking instructions for Jasmine, Patchouli and Lavender 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 herbs into the mixture, give the mix one last gentle zizz with the stick blender to fully incorporate the final ingredients.
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 the soap is ready.
Enjoy your Lavender, Jasmine and Patchouli handmade soap !
Follow the links below to discover how to use essential oils in your home, for beauty and health, for cooking, for cleaning, in soapmaking and also how to grow herbs. The wonderful herb, lavender and the jasmine shrub deserve a place in everyone's home.Why not try growing jasmine or lavender ?
Why not go to the Make Soap page for more homemade soap recipes, see the link below to try some easy Olive Oil soap recipes.
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