coconut oil soap recipe

I am going to show her your blog. Unfortunately soapstones (Talcum powder)are used instead of sodium carbonate(soda ash). -Amanda. In this recipe, I suggest to put lavender essential oil so it will smell like lavender As for Greek Yogurt, yes, I believe it can be used but that’s an advanced soap recipe which to be honest I haven’t tried yet. She does almost everything by herself. – I’ve used coconut oil on my hair as a pre-wash treatment (I put the coconut oil, wait 30 minutes, then I wash my hair normally and then put conditioner) and the hair felt cleaner in the end. Wearing safety gear, make your lye solution by weighing out the lye and water into separate containers. For conditioning, it’s probably not the best product. Would you happen to have any suggestions of what to mix coconut oil with as a hair product vs a soap? Will never buy commercial laundry soap again! What is the reason for not being able to put in detergent dispenser? Can this laundry soap be used in a HE front load washing machine? Facial soap at 20ercent superfat: 16oz 75-degree coconut oil; 6.08oz distilled water; 2.35oz sodium hydroxide Salt soap: Use the same values for facial soap but add 16oz of fine-grind salt at trace. If you read the back of the box of washing soda, it says to add 1/2 cup of soda “with” your detergent. See more in Affiliates Disclosure. Homemade basic recipe of a natural soap with a wonderful ingredient: coconut oil, resulting in a super cleansing, smooth and skin-friendly soap. Hey! Probably coconut oil and honey will complement nicely for a more conditioning hair treatment  but I haven’t tried it. Good bye to Tide! It is also a very hard soap. Borax is very expensive in Asia, and there are lots of commercially produced laundry detergent with low price, but I am not sure about their quality. Coconut oil soap tends to really heat up, leading to cracks. I make the liquid version of this soap, and was wondering if you could just add the borax, water and washing soda to the coconut soap and not even mold it??? I make and sell thousands of hot process soaps Doesn’t that make more sense. The push up tube has actually worked fairly well, but the soap eventually just fell out once most of the water cured out. True, the idea is really to empower people, whether my making natural cosmetics for themselves, or by starting a business. Won’t it smells “sourish”? . Thanks for the recipe. You can get washing soda from most stores. If you try it, let me know! This is an advanced method and should only by used after you’ve made several batches of soap. Some women states it’s a miracle mask, but some state it’s very drying, and can even damage your hair (it’s all about hair types in the end). I have poured 100% coconut oil soap into a twist tube and a push up tube. Also certain Stains, such as tannin (coffee, tea wine ) can be set in with soap vs detergent. I can’t wait to try it. Note that lavender essential oil has a tendency to “thicken” the batter, it may become firm or appear to “curdle” very quickly. Could you make 100% coconut oil _liquid_ soap, and then dissolve the washing soda into the soap as you dilute the neutralized soap paste? If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. It’s really like 1/8 of a TSP of each ingredient for a whole load of dirty laundry. Let cool for 5-10 minutes while you're engaged in step 3. Do you make hand lotion and Face Cream? This recipe includes Coconut Oil which provides hardness, and plenty of cleansing power, Sweet Almond Oil for its moisturizing benefit, and Castor Oil to boost the soap’s lather. Boy that detergent is so awesome if you have hard water! Nope, you wouldn’t need to switch anything in the recipe. It will be my first time making soap, but coconut reminds me of the beach, paradise freedom and so the smell just takes me to that place. This keeps HerbAlcochete 100% reader supported. , What is the reason for putting it directly into machine? Coconut oil and olive oil can be extremely soothing to the skin, and it can be added easily to hand milled soap. Lay it out on a tray to dry for a day or two and then pulverize the shreds in a food processor or coffee grinder to make a powder. Thx. Yes, you would need to let it saponify otherwise the washing soda stuff would mess with the lye. olive and coconut soap recipe, no palm: 51.2 oz of Olive oil blend (can use Canola for up to half) 12.8 oz of coconut oil 23.4 oz water This recipe is expensive too. Because it is very cheap here, one Mt costs only $ 1. Now add the oily dye mixture to the soap batter and stir well. I also wonder if this can be used in a HE machine. Q2) Also, do u mean you add EO while mixing the ingredients then you store in? It gives a pure white soap with a slight scent, not exactly like coconut, but there is a scent in the final soap. Same goes for other non-toxic detergents I’ve bought. Q3) How much do you add per 7kg full load? Yes, it can be used in an HE. A Place Where You Can Learn Everything About Natural Cosmetics. You will need: 54 ounces of coconut oil 9.7 ounces of lye 24.25 ounces of distilled water See a list of the soap … Unmold and let the bars cure for 4 to 6 weeks. I was wondering if there is an additive I can put in the soap to make it easier to dissolve. In this recipe, I suggest to put lavender essential oil so it will smell like lavender As for Greek Let’s get back to the hard water.. Starting stick blending. Note: The coconut oil used in this recipe is virgin coconut or virgin coconut de creme. Why can’t you put this soap in the dispenser? Use whichever salt you desire, as long as crystals are small enough to be gentle on skin. Our basic soapmaking eBook is an excellent resource for learning the basics of soapmaking. Yes, I’ve tried facial and body creams, they are so good I use them also for hands as a mega skin conditioner (for very dry hands for example) I use a body balm, it’s made with plant infused oils and it can go a bit beyond moisturizing the skin: it helps regenerate your skin for small skin issues like cuts, burns and rashes. BTW Forgot to mention that soap works much better in warm water an it requires warm water to rinse away soap, We are all Mostly soap makers here…so We are familiar with percentages…So here is some food for thought… I bet that would work! Thx. I don’t advise it here in Portugal due overwhelming bureaucracy and expenses, but in other countries, it can be a good idea to start a small business. She’s only adding a very small amount. Adding 1 TBS of Borax per 1 lb batch helps. It is super easy to make and is better for you than commercially produced detergents. Sprinkle the lye into the water while stirring. Try it at home and enjoy! Doing it this way, your ensuring that water conditions are at their best to receive soap. Hi Amanda!! For a top loading machine try 1/4 cup of the soda, 1/4 cup of Borax, and 1/4 cup of soap. To use: Scoop 1 tablespoon of natural laundry soap directly into your clothes washer. At some point, I don’t think my hair was greatly benefitting from a coconut oil treatment, but I’m not against trying it again. This recipe has been superfatted at 20%. Thank you so much for sharing! I am curious however, as to whether thr powdered soap can be used to do re-batching? Can you please help me with getting the soap from shreds into a powder? Thanks for sharing. This recipe and tutorial assume that you have basic knowledge of cold process soap and have made a few batches. Add soap and continue to agitate to disburse and desolve, then ad the clothes. Pour the dough in the molds using a pitcher and sprinkle with alcohol or witch hazel. If you just shred your soap then you would use closer to 1 cup of soap shreds. Yes, coconut oil can feel a bit “drying”. Thank you for sharing your laundry soap recipe. 30 to 50 grams of your favorite essential oils or fragrance oils (you will need a bottle of 30 to 60 milliIitres the equivalent of 1 to 2 fluid ounces). You can try the coconut oil soap, but I’d advise you to wash your hands first to see if the soap is also drying on your skin. Pouring the mix on top of the first set soap layer My coconut oil soap in the mold Cover with towels and leave for 24 hours before removing and slicing, try not to slice too thinly, they need to be chunky. Thanks so much, I love your site…most informative for soapmakers. My washer does a full rinse before it does the wash so it drains once before washing. Allow to sit and harden overnight. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This coconut-oil batch, while non-traditional, is predictable and reliable when it comes to soap recipes. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Becky's Amazon Link: http://goo.gl/Y9Vgmjhttp://beckyshomestead.com/coconut-oil-soap-recipeThis is one of my favorite soap recipes. Coconut oil soap, unfortunately, due to the chemical reaction, might not smell like coconut, but it will smell like unscented soap. What I did was to prepare a hair conditioner as per this hair conditioner recipe (this is not an affiliate link, just a recipe I tried and recommend). Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Hi Barbara! Layers and Gold Lines Cold Process Soap Design, Cosmic Tiger + Hanger Swirl Cold Process Soap Design. 100% Pure Coconut Oil Soap Laundry Bar Recipe For a one Litre/Quart mold you need: 700g/24.6oz coconut oil – if you are given the choice you want the normal 72F melting point one, not the 91F one. The hotter the mixture, the faster it will get thick and possibly cause issues. Soap can have different amounts of something called superfat. So one would do well to pretreat those stains and remove before hand if soap is going to be used. If you make the bar with 0% SF or even better.. slightly lye heavy, it helps. This will be a high cleansing soap, so don’t use it on your body. Sodium hydroxide – 5.8 oz. My favorite places to buy coconut oil are from Soaper’s Choice and Bramble Berry (affiliate link). I did not understand why coconut oil dried out my hair and skin when I used it in oil form! I will definitely unmold and cut after 12 hours at most next time! Do you also have a recipe to make a liquid laundry soap? This sweet smelling oil is the best product of homemade cosmetics. Add the extract and essential oil (s) after trace. If you do, what is the weight of your packaged soap, and how much do you charge for it? If your coconut oil is already liquid, then combine the oils and heat to around 95°F. Turn on high just until the oils heat up and then reduce to low heat. Coconut oil is a super cleansing addition that produces big, copious bubbles. Will it produce lots of suds or damage clothes if higher quantity of soap is added? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I started blogging in 2008, sharing soap recipes, design tutorials and publishing articles on various topics of soapmaking. Each should be under 90 degrees F. If not, let cool a bit longer. Cleans the skin so deeply that it completely removes the fatty layer from the skin, leaving it with a dry feeling. If you’ve have a top loading machine and you plan to use soap, the best approach, would be to start filling the machine with hot water, and ad your washing soda and borax, do not add clothes yet. I like to run my bar soap through a salad shooter. Though you can make soap using only one oil, the best soap recipes have a balance of oils. I use these as my prewash spray replacer. Hi ma’am,I sacrificed all my appointments for today just to search for you and it looks like I made the right decision.i just wanted to be enlightened ma’am about the putting of essentials(fragrance) like lavender,rosemary,etc. I would think at that point, the saponification would be complete, or am I missing something? grapefruit seed extract (GSE) or rosemary extract (RSO) (anti-oxidant), Watch the video above about "Cold Process Soap Making tutorial" or read the post, Wear goggles and gloves! The finer the soap powder/shreds, the easier they will dissolve in the washing machine. Every experienced soap maker know there are two long-standing rules on the manufacture of soaps: 1 – Do not use more than 30% coconut oil in a recipe – it will leave your skin very “dry”. Thank you so much! – Google is full of homemade natural hair masks/conditioners, if you still wish to use coconut oil. I want to make the 100% coconut soap oil recipe, however, I cannot tell whether we should weigh the ingredients or measured in measuring cups. Weigh out the coconut oil, olive oil and shea butter into a large, glass mixing bowl. Below is a picture of soap shreds on the left and powder on the right. Was the food processor effective or was it the coffee grinder that worked better for this? From the pictures at the top of this post, it looks like you sell this laundry soap. any suggestions, please let me know. Sometimes you can cut 100% coconut oil the same day. Cold process and hot process are the same recipe … Thanks for mentioning Bramble Berry in your post! An emulsifier is a substance that creates an environment in which water and oil can mix. Is there any way to add air to them so they will float when I accidentally drop them in the washer? Mainly the calcium and magnesium in the water. Check the temperatures of your lye solution and oil mixture. You can make it the HP method! I prefer to use a 100% non-superfatted coconut oil soap for my soap shreds. where can you get ingredients for your homemade laundry detergent, Washing soda and borax are on the cleaning/laundry aisle at your local grocer. If you are new to soapmaking, please check out our basic tutorials to learn more detailed information. Mix everything up and package in a bag or jar for use. The water is at around 80F so not too cold. Hello! That just means that if there is some oil left over in the recipe that isn’t converted into soap by the lye, it has a certain percent of superfat. Thanks. The above formula comes no where close to having enough of any of the three ingredients to clean anything. Can you water discount? 1/2 cup fine soap powder (* I use less soap than most recipes because I use powder. Stir until dissolved and set aside to cool. If I added it to the clothes at the beginning it would just be rinsing it away before the wash cycle. Hello Brendaliz, thanks for your comment. Thanks dear Amanda for the recipe you provided, it is a powerful detergent. Coconut Oil Soap Benefits There are many benefits of coconut oil soap that can help your skin look younger, feel smoother and experience fewer breakouts. This may all sound odd, but it was common practice during the 30s and 40s when soap was the only surfactant available. Yes it works well in an HE machine. In the days before synthetic detergents for laundry. Is Coconut Oil the only soap you make? Place coconut oil during a pot and warmth to 120-130F. I love that we can make these products ourselves! This recipe fits perfectly into a 10″ silicone loaf mold (affiliate link) from Bramble Berry. It should happen quickly with a 100% coconut oil soap. If so, try a little coconut oil on your skin and see if it causes an allergic reaction. I appreciate your knowledge and that you share it with us! The recipe in the video used 1 teaspoon. At least that’s what I’ve found out when doing some research about this subject. Lye is readily available at many hardware stores, in the drain-cleaner section, but be sure to get a drain cleaner that is labeled \"100% lye.\" Several brands of drain cleaner are 100% lye, but most are not. Didn’t know if it would get stuck or actually work. I. Coconut oil soap, unfortunately, due to the chemical reaction, might not smell like coconut, but it will smell like unscented soap. Make your own natural soap bars using this cold pressed method and a few simple ingredients. Thank you Amanda for such a helpful resource! This facial soap recipe uses activated charcoal and bentonite clay with a base of coconut oil, olive oil, castor oil and essential oils. I am using a HE front load machine with a maximum load of 11kg. Step 5 Using short bursts with your stickblender, mix until trace has occurred. Many of them can look at your training here and get an understanding of how easy it can be to develop a skill and turn it into a business. While stirring the coconut oil (with stickblender off), pour lye solution into the coconut oil. The oils used, coconut oil and castor oil, are readily available (at Walmart), and you probably have the molds and colorants I've suggested in your kitchen. Along with hot processing. Sorry to go on with this, but.. With my background in chemistry, I can’t help but also ad that it’s also worth noting that the minerals in water can de activate a pure soap, opposed to detergent. You don’t want soap powder in your lungs. They contribute to an ideal environment in which soap can do its job. I’ve heard of others cutting in as little as 4 hours. This allows the two softeners to sequester and bind up the minerals before they have a chance to deactivate the soap. © Copyright 2008-2016  |   Lovin Soap Studio LLC | Soap Making Blog | Soap Recipes | Soap Tutorials. Recipe: 387.82g Distilled water. It is advisable to pour the batter into the molds as soon as possible. Homemade laundry detergent is made by mixing shredded bar soap with borax and washing soda. of soap. Furthermore, coconut oil soap … Amanda, Love the soap, been using for awhile. We don’t want any oils left over unsaponified to gunk up our washing machine. Alternative Method: When you get good at making this soap, you can experiment with making your lye solution, scooping out the coconut oil that you need, adding the hot lye solution to solid coconut oil to melt and mixing to trace. While oils are heating, carefully measure the lye and water separately. Definitely for coconut oil lovers. Heat-resistant jug or pitcher for lye solution. , Hi. . ), 2 mil essential oil blend (use a plastic dropper), (My favorite essential oils to use include lavender, rosemary, tea tree, peppermint and orange.). In a separate container, weigh out the lye called for in my coconut milk soap recipe. Personally, I’ve used pure coconut oil, and I never felt my skin or hair “dry”, but it can be due to skin type. That’s awesome! I don’t have a recipe for liquid laundry soap, but you could add hot water to this to make a snotty laundry gel. So I’ve made the coconut bar, but when I grate it up, it isn’t dissolving. I’ve added to it to use a rosemary infusion instead of plain water. You can it in almost any recipe. Water – 12 oz. You can also use a 100% lard soap, but I’ve found that because coconut oil soap is super cleansing, you can use less in the final recipe. ? I love your laundry bar soap and the DIY laundry detergent recipe. If you have some soapmaking experience, you can probably follow along with this tutorial. Thanks for the recipe Amanda! Cut the next day. Also, If I wanted to superfat part of the coconut oil with shea butter. Pop this in a microwave and nuke in 30 second bursts until the coconut oil and shea butter melt. Thank you for this! If you don’t have a microwave, you can use a water bath. You’ve probably heard of the term emulsifier. Sliced chunky coconut oil Yes, that’s a bit harder. Weigh 32 oz. Coconut oil in these soap recipes One question that I’ve had recently is about the percentage of coconut oil in these recipes. I am a soapmaker, author and blogger! How much vinegar should I add to a full load of laundry during the rinse cycle? Coconut oil – 32 oz. Allow agitation to run for a min or two. In less than 24 hours, my bars were so hard, they cracked when I cut through them. I’m excited to try this recipe! check out my new more complicated soap recipe here https://youtu.be/-gLYb5wckN0. Great website you have here but I was curious about if you knew of any forums that cover the same topics talked about During the rinse when all clothes are all in it? When you are calculating your recipe in your lye calculator, just use one oil—coconut—and enter 20 percent as the superfat I now just keep a piece of the soap for a stain remover! I love a good homemade laundry detergent …. Hi Sofia, This post is about homemade coconut oil soap but I think it gives me a explanation of why my hair was so dry when I started my natural hair journey. You can even stir with a whisk instead of a stickblender if you prefer. Hello CeCemorgan, thanks for your comment . This post may contain affiliate links, meaning I get a commission if you decide to make a purchase through my links, at no cost to you. The explanation is that coconut oil does not dry the skin, it is just a strong cleansing agent. Today, I decided to make coconut oil soap or in other words coconut oil … While stirring the coconut oil (with stickblender off), pour lye solution into the coconut oil. Now… If I can just figure out something for the dish washer that does not leave a build up. Soap suspends oil and dirt so that it can be washed away during the rinse (or during your shower). Homemade laundry detergent is popular right now in the DIY blog world! You can use pre-heated oven for gel phase. Really lovely article, grapefruit oil will give it that extra sweet smell and greek yogurt is super healthy. I’m new to soaping and have only made HP soap. I do plan to post all those in the future soap is just the beginning! Using short bursts with your stickblender, mix until trace has occurred. It may be a silly question, but do you actually need to let the soap harden if you are only going to shred it up again? If you have Q1) When to add vinegar? My recipe is 5% superfat, that means this is a beauty bar that will moisturize your skin and not dry you out. You might want to increase the water a bit (3 times the lye), but you’d have to try it. using a scale, measure out olive, coconut and palm oils based on weight, one at a time, then add to the stainless steel soap pot place on the stove on low heat for the oils to heat up and the more solid oils to melt, you will want the oils to be 130 degrees measure out your water into a plastic water jug Could I pour it into a 2 oz. How to Make Homemade Melt and Pour Soap Base, How To Make Soap by Cold Process Step-by-Step. Soap flakes (designed for laundry and dishwashing) were commonly used. And rightfully so! You can play with different amounts of soap powder, borax and washing soda. It should happen quickly with a 100% coconut oil soap. Would it mean that we could achieve a more fluid consistency in the crockpot rather than the vaseline-like consistency from melting soap shreds? I suppose you can put them naturally, but I am really not very fond of putting oils on my hair. I’m sold, will you be batch making and selling any online? Look at “Safety Recommendations” in the video above or in. Makes approximately 44 oz. Then remove from heat and set aside. Best thing will be to try one of my other recipes with an oil mix, you have great conditioners (olive oil and shea butter) in this one: Rosemary and Eucalyptus Soap Recipe. Add a bit of melted coconut oil or sweet almond oil to a small cup, and add the dye and stir well to avoid lumps. Assemble everything: ingredients, equipment, safety equipment. Pour the soap into your mold. How awesome is that!? Soap – Soap is an emulsifier and surfactant. You don’t have to wait for your bar soap to cure. It’s safe to assume that if one is going to use both Borax and Washing Soda…and one is going to follow the manufactures directions then 1/4 cup of each makes sense.. Not sure I’ve fully understood your question as for the product you’re looking for, but I’ll try to answer: – For hair this is all a bit trickier, it’s not advised to use soap in our hair as its pH can damage hair. Use a dropper and drop it in as you are mixing dry ingredients together. Don’t start the recipe without having everything ready! Pour the lye water into the oils. Hi mam can I add essential oils to the coconut soap? I wanted to make this for a stain stick. As per instructions to use 1 tablespoon of this natural laundry soap, what is the maximum laundry load? The use of coconut oil in this recipe makes it a great soap for getting greasy hands clean, however coconut oil (affiliate link) is drying, this by adding in all the other oils, it increases the superfats in the soap. – I’ve read that jojoba oil or argan oil are the real “miracle” oils for hair conditioning. Natural color and additives can be added to these ingredients. Ask … Let it set for 12 to 18 hours. Try pre disoving a little of what you made in hot water before adding to machine so you can still get use out of it. in this article? Bramble Berry is great because their 7 lb coconut oil comes in an easily managed bag you can boil or microwave to melt. The scent will disperse throughout the soap! Just plain white vinegar in the rinse cycle. 142.93g "Lye" Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH) 255.15g Coconut Oil … I make the Pinterest moms laundry sauce recipe and use 1/2 of felsnaptha and 1/2 a bar of my coconut soap shredded. There are so many great fragrance options! 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