Valentine's Day Soap

Valentine's Day Soap
Batch DateJanuary 30, 2017

Primary Ingredients

IngredientQuantityPercentageSaponification ValueKOH Addition (Grams)NaOH Addition (Grams)
Avocado Oil1.6 ouncesCalculating...0.186
Castor Oil3.2 ouncesCalculating...0.18
Coconut Oil (76 deg)11.2 ouncesCalculating...0.257
Lard, Pig Tallow (Manteca)12.8 ouncesCalculating...0.198
Mango Seed Butter1.6 ouncesCalculating...0.191
Shea Butter1.6 ouncesCalculating...0.179

Distilled Water12.16 ounces
Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH)132 grams

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Special Ingredients

2 teaspoons sodium lactate, 1 tablespoon coarsely ground oatmeal , 1 teaspoon electric bubble gum colorant, 1 teaspoon queen's purple mica, and 1.48 oz. passionfruit papaya fragrance oil.


Add the sodium lactate to the cooled lye water mixture. Add the lye water to the oils and bring to a very light trace. Stir in the clays and fragrance oil. Split mixture into two bowls. Use the stick blender to stir in the pink and purple colorants into each bowl. Swirl the colors together in the mold. Let the batch sit overnight. Cut the soap bars and let cure for 4 weeks before using.

Batch Notes

I was really happy with how this soap came out. The fragrance is delicious smelling and the texture of the soap is great.