Lavender Essential Oil with in the pot swirl and heart tube embeds

The scent of lavender has shown to have positive effects on mood and can help to alleviate mild feelings of agitation or distress. Lavender has been thought for centuries to arouse passions as an aphrodisiac. This is a bold yet fresh smelling Lavender essential oil, very similar to Lavender Provence.

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Description of Bulk Apothecary Lavender 40/42 Essential Oil: The “40/42” refers to the balance of Linalool and Linalyl acetate esters, which is what gives it such a consistent floral scent but also means it is standardized in a lab to ensure consistency in smell. It also has a balsamic woody undertone with a floral, herbaceous fresh scent. CP: Water White, no acceleration.

 

The Plan:
Make 100 oz of soap, pour off 14 oz for fragrance testing.
5 lb mold with 3 tube hearts in pink, purple & aqua
Use 86 oz: 73 oz batter + 13 oz embed tubes (for 15 bars)
ITP swirl.

Master Batch Oils #13: 70 oz Oils (Makes 100 oz/6.25 lb soap)
MB Oils: 70 oz/ 1984 grams
NaOH/Lye 5% SF: 9.90 oz / 281 grams
Distilled Water: (3.1 oz disc/ 13.5%): 20 oz / 567 grams
Sodium Lactate (1%): 20 grams (in oils or Lye water at 130 degrees)
Kaolin Clay (1%): 20 grams (in oils)
Aloe Extract (1%): 20 grams (in oils – can add at trace)
Chamomile Extract (1%): 20 grams (in oils – can add at trace)

86 oz Batter (use 73 oz for Loaf)/Colors/4.5 oz EO:
62 oz TD White (use 61 oz/had 63+ oz), 4.5 oz eo
6 oz TKB Neon Yellow (use 4 oz)
6 oz BB Fuchsia Pink & (use 4 oz)
6 oz BB Queens Purple (use 4 oz)
6 oz BB Aqua Pearl (use 4 oz)
(BB = Bramble Berry, TD = Titanium Dioxide; TKB = TKB Trading)

Use 73 oz for loaf, rest for sample soaps.
In The Pot swirl, pour half, add embeds, pour rest.
Lines of colored batter swirled on top with fine iridescent glitter.

 

The Reality:
I soaped the lye and oils at 92F, stick blending until emulsified (using an immersion blender). I could have gone to a light trace, as I needed a medium trace for an in the pot swirl, but I also had a lot of new fragrances I wanted to test.

I divided up my batter, coloring the soap and adding all the Lavender essential oil into the white, then worked on fragrance testing until the batter was the right thickness. The white was quite a bit thicker than the unscented colored soap, but I went with it anyway, adding the colored batter into the white, then pouring half of it into the mold, waiting a while for it to set up; adding heart embeds on one side, a little more batter, then heart embeds on the other side.

I topped with lines of color crosswise and swirled with a chopstick on the opposite diagonal, then zig-zaging length-wise and spritzed with fine iridescent glitter. I CPOP’d in a 150F oven for 6 hours (preheated, then turned off and brought back up to temperature twice).

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The Cut:

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Conclusions:
I’m not quite sure what I was thinking adding the neon yellow color (I usually just use the 3 colors of the heart embeds). I was planning out another soap for the following day, so I think some of those thoughts carried over into this soap.

Lavender Essential Oil with In The Pot swirl and heart tube embeds

The scent of lavender has shown to have positive effects on mood and can help to alleviate mild feelings of agitation or distress. Lavender has been thought for centuries to arouse passions as an aphrodisiac. This is a bold yet fresh smelling Lavender essential oil, very similar to Lavender Provence.

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Description of Bulk Apothecary Lavender 40/42 Essential Oil: The “40/42” refers to the balance of Linalool and Linalyl acetate esters, which is what gives it such a consistent floral scent. It also has a balsamic woody undertone with a floral, herbaceous fresh scent. CP: Water white. Slight Acceleration.

 

The Plan:
5 lb mold with skinny tube hearts in: pink, yellow, and turquoise
12 oz embed tubes + 75 oz batter = 87 oz total (15 bars)
Pour off 12 oz for tube molds
In the Pot swirl.

Master Batch Oils #12: 70 oz Oils (Makes 100 oz/6.25 lb soap)
MB Oils: 70 oz/ 1984 grams
NaOH/Lye 5% SF: 9.89 oz / 280 grams
Distilled Water: (3.1 oz disc/ 13.5%): 20 oz / 567 grams
Sodium Lactate (1%): 20 grams (in oils or Lye water at 130 degrees)
Kaolin Clay (1%): 20 grams (in oils)
Avocado Extract (1%): 20 grams (in oils – can add at trace)
Carrot Extract (1%): 20 grams (in oils – can add at trace)

86 oz Batter (75 oz for Loaf)/Color/4.5 oz EO:
68 oz TD White (use 63 oz)
6 oz BB Fuchsia Pink & (use 4 oz)
6 oz BB Fizzy Lemonade Yellow & CC Yellow Locking mica (use 4 oz)
6 oz BB Neon Raspberry Blue (Turquoise) (use 4 oz)
(BB = Bramble Berry, CC = Crafter’s Choice WSP; TD = Titanium Dioxide)

Use 75 oz for loaf, rest for sample soaps.
In The Pot swirl
12 oz embeds
Lines of colored batter swirled on top with silver mica oil & fine iridescent glitter.

 

The Reality:
I soaped the lye and oils at 93F and 87F, stick blending just past emulsified (using an immersion blender). I added the fragrance, separated out the soap & colored. There was no acceleration, so I worked on my special projects while the batter was thickening.

When ready, I added my colored batter (about 4 oz of each) into the white, one color on each spot in three different areas. I swirled once with a spatula, then poured 1/4 of the batter into the mold. I placed a pink heart tube and half of the turquoise heart tube onto the soap.

I then poured about half of the batter left into the mold, laid the yellow and the other half of turquoise tube heart on top of the soap. Then I finished pouring the rest of the batter, added one line of each color on top and two lines of silver snowflake mica oil (in between the soap lines), then swirled with a small chopstick:

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The silver snowflake mica is barely discernible in between the colors

After spritzing with fine iridescent glitter, I put mold into a 150F oven (over turned off) for four hours to CPOP.

 

The Cut:

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Conclusions:
I am pleased with the bright & cheeriness of these colors – they seem very spring like.

I feel that I finally have a good ratio of white to colors this time. I have made variations of this design several times, which you can see here, here, here, here,  here, and here.

 

Shampoo Master Batch Oils #3 (formulated to help promote hair growth & decrease hair loss)

I’ve had a lot of interest in the previous two batches of shampoo bars formulated to help promote hair growth and decrease hair loss. I already use Coconut & Olive oils and I wanted incorporate more oils that encourage this – specifically, Argan, Avocado, Jojoba, Moringa, Neem oils.

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400 oz of oils in four 1-gallon jugs (photo from previous MB oils)

 

The Plan:
The original plan was to replace the Apricot oil with Avocado oil and add 1-2 % of each the other oils. These are very expensive oils: Neem is the cheapest, at $10-15 a pound, while Argan & Jojoba oils come in at $20/lb, and Moringa Seed oil is up to $50 a pound.

I also bumped up the Avocado & Olive oils 1% and decreased the Palm Oil from 20% to 16%, assuming that the bars will still be very hard, as I’m using 92F degree Coconut Oil instead of the 76F degree in the past.

Here’s the recipe I came up with:

Recipe: 400 oz oils; 25 lbs; 588 oz soap/ 36.75 lbs:
2%   Argan Oil                                  8 oz          227 grams
6%   Avocado Oil                            24 oz         680 grams
25% Castor Oil                              100 oz       2835 grams
5%   Cocoa Butter                           20 oz         567 grams
25% Coconut Oil (92 degree)      100 oz      2835 grams
2%   Jojoba Oil                                   8 oz        227 grams
1%   Moringa Oil                               4 oz        114 grams
1%   Neem Oil                                    4 oz        114 grams
6%   Olive Oil                                   24 oz        680 grams
5%   Palm Kernel Flakes                20 oz       567 grams
16% Palm Oil                                    64 oz    1814 grams
6%   Sunflower Seed Oil                 24 oz      680 grams      Total Oils: 11,340 grams

 

Additives (at time of soaping) to promote hair growth and prevent hair loss:
Ginseng Extract (1%): (add to oils)
Green Tea Extract (1%):(add to oils)
Nettle Extract (1%): (add to oils)
Sodium Lactate (1%): (add to oils or lye water)
Silk Amino Acids (1%): (in lye water)
DL-Panthenol (1%): (in lye water)

 

OR can use the usual additives (at time of soaping):
Nettle Extract (3%) (add to Oils)
DL-Panthenol (3%) (add to water)
Sodium Lactate (1%) (into Lye water at <130 degrees)

 
Properties of oils in relation to hair:
Argan oil: Contains lots of vitamin E, omega 3 and 9 fatty acids, and antioxidants, all of which do amazing things for damaged, dry, coarse or otherwise unmanageable hair.
Avocado Oil: The proteins will help fill in injured areas in the hair’s cuticles, repairing damage that’s already been done and preventing future breakage and frizz.
Coconut Oil: High in vitamin E and other nutrients, and your hair can absorb them all. The result will be hair that is thicker, shiner, healthier and has stronger roots. It also contains lauric and capric acid, which have amazing antimicrobial powers – meaning it will make your hair and scalp healthier and prevent dandruff, itchy scalp and infections.
Jojoba oil: High in vitamins A, E and D and is great for all hair types. Jojoba oil helps repair damage to your hair and promotes new, healthy hair growth.
Moringa Oil: contains thiocyanate which strengthens the hair follicles and prevents hair fall. It is used as a natural conditioner and promotes new hair growth.
Neem Oil: has high anti-bacterial properties and improves blood circulation to the scalp, which is helpful in tackling thinning hair and premature graying. It also helps to boost hair growth.
Olive Oil: Promotes hair growth.

 

 

The Reality:
After melting all the oils and putting them in a bucket, I stirred it up and poured into four -1 gallon jugs, let cool, then refrigerated and froze them to stop the aging of the oils.

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After measuring & heating the oils & butters, they all go into a bucket and are stirred thoroughly to blend together

I then put my recipe in a Lye/soap calculator (I use Bramble Berry’s here) and I hit the Resize Batch button to adjust the oil weight, creating a variety of different sized recipes for future batches:

 

Broken down into a smaller batch, looks like this:

Shampoo Master Batch Oils #3: 80 oz oils, 118 oz soap/ 7.35 lbs:
(for 18 bar mold, plus samples)
SMB Oils: 80 oz/ 2268 grams
NaOH Lye 6% SF: 11.13 oz/ 315 grams
Distilled Water: 26.4 oz/ 748 grams
Plus 1 – 3% extracts: (23-68 grams)
Sodium Lactate (1%): 23 grams (add to lye water)

Shampoo Master Batch Oils #3: 62 oz oils, 90 oz soap/ 5.6 lbs:
(for 9 bar & 6 bar mold, plus samples)
SMB Oils: 62 oz/ 1758 grams
NaOH/Lye 6% SF: 8.62 oz/ 244 grams
Distilled Water: 20 oz / 567 grams
Plus 1 – 3% extracts: (18-52 grams)
Sodium Lactate (1%): 18 grams (add to lye water)

Shampoo Master Batch Oils #3: 40 oz oils, 58 oz soap/3.62 lbs
(for 9 bar mold, plus samples)
SMB Oils: 40 oz/ 1134 grams
NaOH/Lye 6% SF: 5.56 oz/ 158 grams
Distilled Water: 13 oz / 368 grams
Plus 1 – 3% extracts: (11-34 grams)
Sodium Lactate (1%): 11 grams (add to lye water)

Shampoo Master Batch Oils #3: 30 oz oils, 44 oz soap/2.75 lbs
SMB Oils: 30 oz/ 851 grams
NaOH/Lye 6% SF: 4.17 oz/ 118 grams
Distilled Water: 9.9 oz / 281 grams
Plus 1 – 3% extracts: (8-25 grams)
Sodium Lactate (1%): 8 grams (add to lye water)

 

Conclusions:
One might think that the small 1-2% of oils and additives are such meager amounts as to not have any effect. However I know from experience that 1-2% can effect big changes. For example: using 1% of Sodium Lactate really does make a soap bar harder (and using more than that can make it brittle.)

New shampoo bars coming soon!

 

 

For Additional Resources – click on the links below:

Soaping Oils Recipes:
Master Batch #13
Master Batch #12
Master Batch #10 & #11 oils – plus additional information on oils & butters
Master Batch #8 & #9 oils
Master Batch #7 oils
Master Batch #6 oils
Master Batch #5 oils
Master Batch #4 oils
Master Batch #3 oils

Shampoo Recipes:
Shampoo Master Batch Oils #2 – new and improved!
Shampoo Master Batch Oils #1

Salt Bar Recipes:
Salt Master Batch Oils #3
Salt Master Batch Oils #2 (“Everything But the Kitchen Sink”)
Salt Master Batch Oils #1

 

Deadly Weapon Cedarwood with mp gun embeds and jojoba beads

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Description of Natures Garden and Bramble Berry Scents:
NG Deadly Weapon: A rugged and masculine scent with the perfect balance of intense spices including black pepper, cardamom and clove with a touch of sweet mandarin that sets the scene for the introduction of rich leather, smooth frankincense and edgy woods. Top: Mandarin, Black Pepper, Cardamom. Mid: Clove, Vetiver, Leather. Base: Frankincense, Myrrh, Sandalwood, Musk. .057% Vanilla. CP: No R, D, A, S.
BB Cedarwood Atlas EO: Deep, woodsy aroma; has the wonderfully sweet, earthy aroma of the cedarwood trees. CP: discolors tan.

Why Jojoba beads? They give you a light exfoliation. These beads are created from jojoba oil, which is a luxurious liquid wax derived from the seed of the Jojoba shrub. Jojoba oil is made of up various long chain molecules. These molecules are transformed from a liquid to a solid wax by processes called hydrogenation. This firm wax is referred to a jojoba ester, also known as a jojoba bead.

 

The Plan:
Pour off 4 oz for embeds for future projects.
Total 63 oz batter and 12 black MP gun embeds for top (7.1 oz):
8 bars in 9-bar mold (42 oz) (plus 8 mp embeds: 4.7 oz)
4 bars in 3 lb mold (21 oz) (plus 4 mp embeds: 2.4 oz)
Red Jojoba Beads
1:1 mix of Deadly Weapon FO & Cedarwood Atlas EO (2 oz of each) (Used 2.1:1.9 oz)
DO NOT CPOP, as MP embeds will melt & jojoba beads can melt above 130F.

Master batch Oils #12: 48 oz Oils (Makes 67 oz soap)
MB Oils: 48 oz/ 1361 grams
NaOH/ Lye 5% SF: 6.78 oz / 192 grams
Distilled Water: (3.84 oz disc/ 24%): 12 oz / 340 grams
Sodium Lactate (1%): 14 grams (in oils or Lye water at 130 degrees)
Kaolin Clay (1%): 14 grams (in oils)
Aloe Extract (1%): 14 grams (in oils – can add at trace)
Dulse Extract (1%): 14 grams (in oils – can add at trace)

Batter/Colors/ 4 oz FO-EO Blend:
63 oz TD white; 4 oz FO/EO
1.25 tsp Red Jojoba Beads
Pour Base, add guns on top.

 

The Reality:
I soaped the lye & oils at 82F & 92F, stick blending until light trace (using an immersion blender), poured off 4 oz and made embeds in natural for future projects.

I mixed in a lot of TD in oil and could have used more, but did not want to over-do it. I added my FO/EO blend and stick blended more, then stick blended the red jojoba beads in. I don’t think I’ve ever blended soap batter so much, but I knew I needed a thick trace before adding embeds on top.

Of course as soap does, it kept thickening, even as I was pouring into the 2 molds. When I added my embeds, I had to push them into the soap.

 

The Cut:

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Conclusions:
I always like to blend my batter to emulsified and let it come up to the trace I need very slowly so I have a lot of control. I did something totally out of my zone by stick blending it for what seemed like forever, as it was a very simple design – white with red jojoba beads.

In hind sight, I should have stuck with what I do best, or at least poured it at a thin trace to get a smoother top; and then waited until it was firm enough to add the embeds. (With the first test of this, an embed usually sinks in and makes a bit of a mess, which I was trying to avoid. I also didn’t want to wait the 30 minutes or more for the soap to set up.)

 

2018 in Soap Photos

To start the new year, I thought it would be fun go back and look at a variety of soaps from 2018….they should be familiar to you.

This is best viewed on a larger screen. Each time you refresh the page, you should see a different order and size of photos.

 

An assortment of soaps made throughout the year:

 

A collage of soap tops:

Here’s to hoping 2019 will bring you Health & Happiness and a bounty of beautiful soaps to luxuriate in.

Blue Man in 4 sections (8 colors) with Hanger Swirl

Blue Man is always a big hit and smells wonderful. I really wanted to make a 5 pound batch, however I only had 3.1 oz of FO, instead of 4 oz. So I added some light scents to compliment it and it turned out smelling quite nice – just slightly less sweet – but still all Blue Man.

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Description of Bramble Berry FO’s:
Blue Man: This is a duplication of the popular men’s cologne, Aquolina Blue Sugar. The base note of Black Patchouli blends perfectly with Orange Peel, Sparkling Mandarin, Coriander Leaves, Star Anise and Venezuela Tonka. It’s surprisingly sweet and majorly masculine. CP: 4.9 % Vanilla, discolors brown; accelerates a bit. (No acceleration last 2 times used).
Patchouli: A musky, smoky scent. CP: Very light.
Sandalwood Cybilla: A woodsy, soft, sweet and sensual sandalwood. CP: may discolor tan.

 

The Plan:
Use 3 dividers (4 sections), 2 colors in each, and a horizontal hanger swirl.
Use 5 lb mold and 86 oz soap.
3.1 oz Blue Man (BM)
1 oz Patchouli (P)
1 oz Sandalwood Cybilla (SW)

Master batch Oils #13: 65 oz Oils (Makes 92 oz/5.75 lbs soap)
MB Oils: 65 oz/ 1843 grams
NaOH/ Lye 5% SF: 9.28 oz / 263 grams
Distilled Water: (3.45 oz disc/ 16%): 18 oz / 510 grams
Sodium Lactate (1%): 18 grams (in Lye water at 130 degrees)
Kaolin Clay (1%): 18 grams (in oils)
Dulse Extract (1%): 18 grams (in oils – can add at trace)
Ginseng Extract (1%): 18 grams (in oils – can add at trace)

92 oz (use 86 oz) Batter/Colors/5 oz FO/ each section:
Section 1:
11.5 oz BB Activated Charcoal Black, 1 oz BM
11.5 oz BB Ultramarine Blue (Dark Blue), .5 oz BM & .5 oz VS
Section 2:
11.5 oz BB Neon Blue Raspberry (Turquoise), .5 oz P
11.5 oz BB Ultraviolet Blue (Purple), .5 oz SW & .25 oz VS
Section 3:
11.5 oz BB Activated Charcoal Black, 1 oz BM
11.5 oz BB Ultramarine Blue (Dark Blue), .5 oz BM & .5 oz VS
Section 4:
11.5 oz BB TD White, .5 oz P & .5 oz VS
11.5 oz BB Ultraviolet Blue (Purple), .5 oz SW & .25 oz VS
(BB = Bramble Berry; BM = Blue Man FO; P = Patchouli; SW = Sandalwood; VS = Natures Garden Vanilla Stabilizer)

A bit of Vanilla Stabilizer in the white helps prevent any color bleed of scent.
4 sections, alternate color poured into each,  then hanger swirl horizontally.
Top off with additional batter, then Taiwan swirl & zig-zag swirl.

 

The Reality:
I soaped the lye and oils at 94F & 96F, stick blending until emulsified (using an immersion blender). I divided up the batter and added the colors then fragrances and waited for any acceleration, which I did not get.

When the batter was at the right consistency, I alternated pouring two colors into each section until full; removed the dividers and hanger swirled horizontally. Added more soap lines on top and did a Taiwan swirl, then zig-zag swirl.

After adding a little bit of fine iridescent glitter, I CPOP in 150F oven (pre-heated, then turned off) for 4 hours.

 

The Cut:

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Conclusions:
This was a long and complicated soaping session, but it seemed to work out well and I am very  please with the results.

You can see other Blue Man soap blogs here, here, here, and here.

Master Batch Oils #13 for soap

 

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(Photo of a previous batch)

 

The Plan & Reality:
I prefer a soaping recipe of at least 60% hard oils. Coconut & Palm (or Tallow or Lard) are in that category, as well as all butters (even though some are harder than others). I typically use 25% each of Coconut oil and Palm – a mix of Palm Kernel Flakes & Palm oil. This time I dropped the Palm down to 20%, as with 92F Coconut oil, the soap is really hard. (15% Palm oil and 5% Palm Kernel Flakes.) I used 12% butters, with 4% each of of Cocoa, Mango, and Shea. That drops my hard oils down to 57%.

I always like to include 5% Castor oil for lather (above 5% seems to cause acceleration). I recommend you use your favorites for the rest of the oils. I have a variety of oils that have some wonderful skin loving properties and like to use a little of each.

For this batch, I used 10% Sunflower Seed Oil, as it’s such a healing oil. And I bumped the Olive Oil up to 8%. I’m continuing with the Grape Seed Oil (after having used Hazelnut oil for a while). So far the green color doesn’t seem to cause any adverse effects at 5%.

Here’s the new recipe:

Recipe: 600 oz oils/37.5 lb (makes 880 oz/ 55 lbs of soap):
5%     Avocado Oil                           30 oz        850 grams
5%     Castor Oil                               30 oz        850 grams
4%     Cocoa Butter (Golden)         24 oz        680 grams
25%   Coconut Oil (92 degree)     150 oz     4252 grams
5%     Grape Seed Oil                       30 oz       850 grams
4%     Mango Butter                         24 oz       680 grams
8%     Olive Oil                                  48 oz     1361 grams
5%     Palm Kernel Flakes              30 oz        850 grams
15%   Palm Oil                                  90 oz     2552 grams
5%     Peach Kernel Oil                   30 oz        850 grams
5%     Rice Bran Oil                          30 oz       850 grams
4%     Shea Butter (refined)           24 oz       680 grams
10%   Sunflower Seed Oil               60 oz    1700 grams         Total oils: 17,006 grams

 

I melted all of these oils in containers in a microwave oven, then mix them together in a huge bucket and divide into five 1 gallon jugs and put in a refrigerator or freezer until  ready to use (this slows down or stops the aging of the oils.)

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I entered this recipe into a Lye Calculator (I used Bramble Berry’s (found here), at my usual 5% Super Fat and then resized the batch two dozen times to get different batch sizes. (I also adjusted the super fat on some for facial soap.) I then copied those down, with calculations included for the additives – here are some examples:

Master Batch Oils #13: 100 oz Oils (Makes 142 oz/8.87 lb soap)
MB Oils: 100 oz/ 2835 grams
NaOH/Lye 5% SF: 14.14 oz / 401 grams
Distilled Water: (5 oz disc/ 18%): 28 oz / 794 grams
Sodium Lactate (1%): 28 grams (in oils or Lye water at 130 degrees)
Kaolin Clay (1%): 28 grams (in oils)
Extract (1%): 28 grams (in oils – can add at trace)
Extract (1%): 28 grams (in oils – can add at trace)

Master batch Oils #13: 60 oz Oils (Makes 86 oz /5.3 lbs soap)
MB Oils: 60 oz/ 1701 grams
NaOH/ Lye 5% SF: 8.48 oz / 240 grams
Distilled Water: (2.8 oz disc/ 14.14% disc): 17 oz / 482 grams
OR Distilled Water: (3.8 oz disc; 19.2 % disc): 16 oz / 453 grams
Sodium Lactate (1%): 17 grams (in oils or Lye water at 130 degrees)
Kaolin Clay (1%): 17 grams (in oils)
Extract (1%): 17 grams (in oils – can add at trace)
Extract (1%): 17 grams (in oils – can add at trace)

Master batch Oils #13: 46 oz Oils (Makes 64 oz soap) 8% SF
MB Oils: 46 oz/ 1304 grams
NaOH/ Lye 8% SF: 6.29 oz / 178 grams
Distilled Water: (3.18 oz disc/ 21%): 12 oz / 340 grams
Sodium Lactate (1%): 13 grams (in oils or Lye water at 130 degrees)
Kaolin Clay (1%): 13 grams (in oils)
Extract (1%): 13 grams (in oils – can add at trace)
Extract (1%): 13 grams (in oils – can add at trace)

Master batch Oils #13: 30 oz Oils (Makes 43 oz soap)
MB Oils: 30 oz/ 851 grams
NaOH/ Lye 5% SF: 4.24 oz / 120 grams
Distilled Water: (1.9 oz disc/ 20%): 8 oz / 227 grams
Sodium Lactate (1%): 9 grams (in oils or Lye water at 130 degrees)
Kaolin Clay (1%): 9 grams (in oils)
Extract (1%): 9 grams (in oils – can add at trace)
Extract (1%): 9 grams (in oils – can add at trace)

 

 

For Additional Resources – click on the links below:

Soaping Oils Recipes:
Master Batch #12
Master Batch #10 & #11 oils – plus additional information on oils & butters
Master Batch #8 & 9 oils
Master Batch #7 oils
Master Batch #6 oils
Master Batch #5 oils
Master Batch #4 oils
Master Batch #3 oils

Shampoo Recipes:
Shampoo Master Batch Oils #2 – new and improved!
Shampoo Master Batch Oils #1

Salt Bar Recipes:
Salt Master Batch Oils #3
Salt Master Batch Oils #2 (“Everything But the Kitchen Sink”)
Salt Master Batch Oils #1