Desiree–You can use different oils, just put them in a lye calculator like this one: MMS to get your adjusted lye and water amounts. Add lye to water and stir gently to dissolve (l like to set the bowl in the sink before I add the lye and do my pouring and mixing in the sink), Allow the lye water to cool for a few minutes so it’s not super hot; combining the lye and water produces heat. Crock pot soap is sometimes called hot process, ... ⅔ cup olive oil (find good olive oil here) ⅔ cup coconut oil (buy it in bulk for soap making here) ⅔ cup other liquid oil such as grapeseed, almond, sunflower, or safflower oil (find them here) Process. And if I can, do I still have to buy other fats? You can also combine the bacon/drippings fat with other oils if you like. lye and again, 16-24 oz. My sweety took the picture out to the shop and came back with a mold and a guillotine, so I was prepared. Now I think cp-hp soap is easier and use different additives before molding. I’ll write you later about few questions! So, sounds like a winner. Where would I find the actual recipe for the Oatmeal & Honey Castile soap that you used in the crockpot tutorial? Measure Liquid Oils. ), Turn heat on low and allow to melt if necessary (coconut is solid above ~70 deg.). Warm the olive oil in its pan on low until it reaches about 100°F / 38°C. (I didn’t freeze it.) 10 oz (= 300 ml) – Distilled Water hard bar that is delicate, nourishing, and doesn’t over-dry your skin. Technically the soap at this point is ready to be used, but it will improve and harden with a couple of weeks curing time. Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions. Jackie–Thanks so much for all the great information! (This helps cool the … But, not all soaps labelled “Castile” are truly 100% Olive Oil. 600 grams olive oil; Lye ― Water Solution. If it tingles it is not ready. Keep stirring until you reach the slightly mysterious point known as “trace.” All that means is the mixture will be pudding-y enough so that stirring leaves a faint trail as you move the blender or a spoon through the mixture. Hi, interest post. Olive oil and shea butter always make a very hydrating bar of soap, mixed with coconut oil to give it a nice bubbly lather this recipe is a real treat. Soap making is kinda addictive, isn’t it? I never made CP soap before…can I put this in a mold and let it cure for 4 weeks? It is expensive here and I have to search it out at farm stores. old decides to get fussy at this time. Would you put it in with the oils or with the oat flour? Glopped it out (very nice mashed potatoes), unmolded the next morning and sliced. THIS SOAP GETS THICK AND GELS FAST WHEN YOU ADD LYE WATER TO OIL. It turned brown and curdled. Gotta make new labels now. Good morning! It has you turn on the crock pot to preheat when you add the oils, and up to high after you reach trace. Good luck! ALSO YOU CAN SET LID AJAR LETTING STEAM AND SOME HEAT OUT.SEE ALL MY LINKS AND FREE RECIPES AT http://www.kimberlymcnutt.comBUY SOAP FROM ME AT http://www.essential-soaps.com Buy Essential Oils and soap making supplies from Essential Depot using my link...http://www.essentialdepot.com/servlet/StoreFront?affiliate_no=552thank you so muchMy facebook chat page...https://www.facebook.com/groups/EssentialSoap/ When I sliced it, it was like cheese and didn’t crumble like my first attempt. I grew up making soap on our family farm, many moons ago and have been making soap for over 20 years (not including the time growing up). Additive and scent at light trace. Utemiljö Skola. Coconut oil is too pricey for me right now. I made this for the first time today and I had white foam on the bottom and sides. Here we go with the detailed picture instructions for my favorite hot process soap recipe! No wonder it takes so long to cure! Love the tutorial!! stir it in quickly before it begins to cool! It takes quite awhile and just be thick like cottage cheese. I use a basic soap recipe that calls for 30oz. Beth–This is the link for the original recipe: http://www.latheringsforum.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=5612&highlight=bunnys+castile Sure looking forward to this. Hi Al–You can make crockpot soap with bacon fat. I forgot to mention that my crock pot comfortably makes a batch of soap using 32oz. I let mine cure about two weeks to harden up. lard and 2 oz. I am excited to add honey to my crock pot soap. This is Oliviada handmade soap from olive oil. At some point I would even like to make my own lye (scary!). Ooops! I am looking for the clear like soap with glycerine in it. I also own a small business (Global Spice Exchange) specializing in natural products for artisans who make their own products. For hot process soap you would let the soap batter “cook” in a slow cooker on the lowest heat to accelerate and complete saponification. https://diycosmetics.net/olive-oil-soap-recipe-cold-process For the Honey and Oatmeal version, add 3 Tablespoons of honey as soon as the soap has passed the zap test (at the point when you would be adding the essential oils). Use a lye calculator like this one: http://www.thesage.com/calcs/lyecalc2.php and plug in your weights to get the amount of water and lye you will need. What a great idea. The honey does need to be added at trace. Could I use a different oil such as coconut, almond or argan oils. In theory, hot process is ready to use immediately. Seemed to lather better. 100% olive oil is castile. Obviously the post in its entirety with no attribution isn’t cool, which I’m sure you know (but you wouldn’t believe what happens sometimes!) I’ve made several batches of soap in the past but it’s been quite a long while. How to know when it’s done: I let a tiny dab of the soap cool on the end of my spoon and touch it with the tip of my tongue to see if the soap “zaps” like a 9-volt battery. I want! On my skin that means almost slimy. Olive Oil Coconut Oil Soap Recipe Hot Process. Sue–I wish I had the answer for you! It’s lovely anytime, but especially for holiday gift giving. My question is how to get more lather. I just ran on to this today. I was so freaked out to make HP soap, but your instructions were so great, it was easy! BE SURE YOUR OIL AND LYE WATER IS ROOM TEMPERATURE AND BE SURE TO COOK ON LOW AND WATCH CLOSE AS THIS IS A BIG BATCH AND COULD RISE ABOVE YOU CROCK POT AND IT GELS FAST. Given that amount of lye I would have only used 9 oz water. I used to use the double boiler and double batch the soap. Great job! hot process soap recipe, You have won the “I love your blog” award:http://mygypsygoods.blogspot.com/2008/09/thank-you.html. Most tutorials are for “those who are familiar with soap making”. I also turned down my crock pot a hair. 64 oz. Although hp has some nice advantages. I have used the same recipe with success prior but holy cow something has gone horribly wrong. lye is nicely within that range. Jennifer P–You can probably find a fragrance oil that smells like leather. Fingers crossed! If your HP wasn’t a thick glop, it hadn’t cooked long enough. It makes great soap, and takes fragrances well. Would like to see them too. I have moulded it and cut it and it seems to have ‘dried’ some. Awesome, carla! Hey Gals– I think I will let it sit for a few weeks and see if it cures out. Hot processing adds an additional step of “cooking” the mixture which speeds the saponification process and makes the soap … At what point could I do this? Once it is zap-free, quickly stir in your essentials oil(s) and spoon the soap into the mold or molds. The recipe I used was here: http://latheringsforum.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=5612 Sometimes they add scents, colors, oils, etc…but the M&P product is ready for use when they get it. Where does everyone buy their lye? goat milk. water, and 4.5oz. I think it’s gonna work this time. Remove the immersion blender, unplug it, rinse it, and set it aside. See me make it and I am teaching you how to make it plus I share the recipe. Fast forward about 2 or 3 months…I was out of soap. Val–Thank you! We still had enough, ok more then enough to make an 8# loaf of soap! Both of these homemade olive oil soap recipes can be adapted by adding your favorite essential/fragrance oil or adding a few flowers or herbs. http://www.globalspiceexchange.com/#, Nicole–Thank you. Thanks! I just ordered the lye for this project. Thank you for the excellent tutorial and the links for the molds and guillotine!!! Next is to get the castor oil. If you are just starting to make soap, I recommend using a recipe that doesn’t have add-ins such as oatmeal and which use milk. water (I use 100% sodium hydroxide drain cleaner granules from the hardware store, 2-4 oz. smooth it out quickly because it hardens fast, slice it as thick or as thin as you prefer. (white or yellow-brown depends) and soaps from olive oil and olive seed oil (green). What I find with HP is that you are really cooking out most of the benefits. Great recipe! But to me kind of complicated. I have dibbled in soap making off and on for 3 years. Hold the blender at a slight angle so it doesn’t suck itself to the bottom of the pot, but also make sure it is fully immersed in the solution to minimize splatter. The flowers can often discolor as the soap saponifies, calendula petals are an exception to the rule and keep a lovely yellow color throughout. Turn off the crock pot and stir in a mixture of 3 Tablespoons of oatf lour and 3 Tablespoons water. I’ll have to make a box of some kind. (This is the “hot” part of the hot process soap recipe.). deborah–I am an admitted newbie in terms of hot process. Stir and then it is ready for the mold. I’m not sure if either is what you remembered, but I think that’s as close as we come. This will take several minutes depending on the volume of your oils and the heat of your crock pot. soapmaking, Ohhhh that soap looks really nice. DIY Handmade Olive Oil Soap At Home. I saw a seller that claimed that because they use the HP method there soap is fresh. castor oil (improves suds) Thank you. Deanne–Here’s the recipe I refer to in this post: http://latheringsforum.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=5612 It’s the only way to do it! Thank you! Made me laugh! The liquid suggested for those oils (1 # coconut and 3 # lard) is 16-24 oz. Have you ever wanted to make your own soap? The final result resembled vaseline when I poured it. Deb–Do you want to do 100% lard or part coconut oil? Angela–Hope it ends up ok. I wasn’t brave enough to add more. I thought lye wasn’t good for your skin? I’ve been making hp crock-pot soap for years and won’t use any other soap. 79 grams lye (sodium hydroxide) 228 grams distilled water ; Scent can be added at trace. Thanks for the great info! Both hot and cold process soaps involve melting down oils, adding a mixture of water and lye, then agitating the soap by hand or with a stick blender until it reaches “trace.” Both techniques require adding shea butter with the initial fats and melting them down before adding lye. I love your blog. Thanks, Jenn. Lesson learned: if it isn’t working, let it age. I need to make a batch myself! But in this recipe with the addition of the castor you should have a bit of lather. lard, 2oz. Me again. castor oil recipe. Hi. I’ll start with the comment. But I did sit it the container I mixed the lye into it with down in a bowl of ice. Running low . It won’t pour and has to be spooned into the mold and then pressed down firmly or you’ll have air pockets. Thank you for taking the time to do this. Then you would stir in your additives and mold it. olive oil (emollient and gentle) 6 oz. Thanks. I added it to my oils anyway, and it smelled just awful. I also noted some liquid at the bottom of the crock while I was pouring it. The resulting bars were so gentle and mild, yet “slippery” and “low suds.” I had to try it for myself. Geesh! Been making soap for 17 years. Stekpanna Med Kopparbotten. I have gained a lot of info from you, thank you so much for all you do. coconut oil (helps make a good hard bar), 12 oz. Then pour the lye water into the oils in the crock pot and give it a gentle stir. april–Yes, I’m much more of a cold process gal. Continue stirring until it begins to darken and become more opaque and waxy. If you can cook (and boy can you cook) you can make soap. Well, it’s in the mold! Mnemonic device–remember ‘snow falling on a lake’ is the right way. liquid. However, I’d stay away from recipes that call for lots of additions like dairy or texture, especially at first. Put the lid on the slow cooker and let it heat up on low. It may look quite amber at this point; it will lighten up as it cools. https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/olive-oil-castile-soap-recipes-517135 Kolam Rangoli. odd, I have been using the same immersion blender (for soap ONLY) for almost 8 years now, it is going strong. joss–There’s this: http://littlehouseinthesuburbs.com//2009/02/remilling-handmade-soap.html, and perhaps this: http://littlehouseinthesuburbs.com//2009/02/ivorys-ivory-rebatch.html. While it was very easy and straightforward, my skin did not like it. Guess I’ll find out in the morning if it will turn out. If you want to “make” soap without lye, you will have to go the melt-and-pour route. You may have done nothing wrong and merely caught the soap fairies on a day when they were in the mood for mischief. A long lasting mild bar comes with age, there is just no way around it. lye. thanks I will def. Sherry Giannini–Sorry, there is no way to make this without lye. Deb–I believe, in theory, cp and hp recipes are similar proportions. Here’s an answer with different methods. I made my first batch on Monday. If you could give me the measurements that would be great . After several hours or overnight, the soap should be cool throughout and hard enough. . Now, I was wondering, do the essential oils count as add ins? Thanks for all the links too. If you tell me the recipe you’ve decided on I’ll run it through the calculator for you. As for the milk, everything I’ve ever read says freezing the milk is key. it started turning a really neat orange color, then it just got darker and darker, and smelled so AWFUL! Here is the best hot process link with pictures I have seen: http://allcrafts.tripod.com/index.html Constantly watching your temp, if it gets to hot you scorch the milk. Can’t wait to see how it turns out. hugs this is a double batch for a 7 quart or larger crock pot. See how to make from scratch 100% Castile Olive Oil Hot Process Soap. Great pictures and blog–just wanted to make sure you end up with a safe product that won’t remove three layers of skin or blind you. (This isn’t the hot part of the hot process soap recipe! . My 9 mo. Oh, I forgot! 100 Olive Oil Soap Recipe Hot Process. of fat, and my mold is a 2 lb. It just all came together so easy! However, it is wise to let it sit a week or so to harden a bit. I want to do the 30 oz. Why do some soaps have saponified oils as the ingredients? Thanks and you are welcome, Elisabeth. After an hour I still didnt have separation phase. I will definitely follow your advice next time I try this. Olive oil rich in vitamins and antioxidants can make a good as Lye. I was just sitting and making a list of things I need for my first batch. Soap recipes are created with certain oils for a reason. Overcooked because I wasn’t getting that jelled look. Thank you! And I didn’t see any of the ways to make it in the cold process . Adding castor oil to your mix will make nice suds. Lee–Yes, you’ve got the idea. We have all of our CP on our website http://www.threewolftrading.bigcartel.com and soon we will have the HP! The advantage of hot process recipes are that the bars are ready almost immediately, rather than having to wait the month or more before you could use Cold Process soap. I like to print out labels I make up with the type of soap and ingredients. Actually a bit thicker. Then instead of a golden beautiful color from goat milk, you will get a brown. 17 bars of wonderful soap!! Any soap can be made with just one oil, but the only ones we recommend using up to 100% are olive oil or coconut oil. , Deanna I have enjoyed reading your post!! water ; Set crockpot on Low heat. A simple hot process soap recipe suitable for beginners. Click here for my step by step guide for soap making cold process and click here for the hot process method. (the oil from the seed of the olive fruit) i dont know if pumace and olive seed oil is the same thing.. i dont know if filtered and non filtered olive seed oil gives the same green color. (BTW and plastic things that come into contact with the lye are contaminated and should not be used for food again. Most recipes are a combination of hard and soft oils. Just make sure there is enough room for the total measure of your ingredients plus room for it to puff up and be easy to stir without going over. Can it be fixed??? I used a recipe with 80% olive oil, 20% coconut oil and lye/water using the lye calculator. i live in southern europe-mediteranean-Greece and traditional soaps here are with olive oil. I looks like curdled cheese and it has oil sitting on top. This is my first attempt at hot process soap making, love the recipe! 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