Sunday, September 29, 2013

Basic Cold Process Soap Recipe with Oatmeal Honey Scent

The first basic cold process soap recipe I made was from the soap deli website. Here is the link for that recipe:

http://soapdelinews.com/2012/07/diy-soapmaking-how-to-make-cold-process.html


I think it turned out pretty. I didn't use quite as much fragrance oil as it called for since this was my first batch I was afraid the soap would seize after researching fragrance additions. I think I could have processed the oils and lye at a slightly higher temp - the temp on both was 105-110 degrees. I put some swirly tops on it - looks good enough to eat, kind of like fudge.

In the mold:

Ready to cut:
After the cuts:

Now the hard part is waiting the 4-6 weeks for it to cure!


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