Shampoo Bar II Recipe

Submitted By:

Maryellen of Tustin, MI


A wonderful shampoo bar with lots of lather.


Sweet Almond Oil 8 oz.
Canola Oil 8 oz.
Castor Oil 24 oz.
Coconut Oil 32 oz.
Olive Oil 32 oz.
Palm Oil 24 oz.
Lye 17.95 oz. (5% excess fat)
Liquid 46 oz. (I used water)
EOs to scent


Combine lye into liquid, stir well. Wear your eye goggles and gloves. Cool to 110 degrees. Combine oils and heat to 110 degrees. Add lye solution to oils. Stir until trace. Add desired scent. Pour in mold. This user-submitted recipe assumes that you are already familiar with soapmaking basics. Please do not attempt this recipe if you have never made soap before.

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