coconut milk soap recipe without lye

I have to admit, I’m a cold-process junkie so am not as familiar with the wide spectrum of things you can & can’t do with melt & pour. Here are a few ideas for natural colorants. I won’t buy any other palm oil, knowing what’s happening the the forest & orangutans. While the soap heats, stir the arrowroot powder and aloe vera gel together until it’s very smooth, using a spoon to press out any lumps. A friend and I make melt and pour soap on a regular basis. Place the container in a saucepan containing a few inches (at least 5 cm) of water, forming a makeshift double boiler. This bar is wonderful for people with dry or cracked skin, stretch marks, or acne. Jan Berry is a writer, herbalist, soapmaker, and bestselling author of The Big Book of Homemade Products, Simple & Natural Soapmaking, and Easy Homemade Melt & Pour Soaps. If you’re happy with what you’ve been getting from them, then sounds like a great place to shop! (Though I’m working on a post about making soap from scratch without it!). They sell it at michael’s craft store. Hi Sheila, Thank you for all of the great resource ideas! :). I was worried at first too and thought for sure I’d do something wrong. It can be melted down and additives may be added to make your own special creation! :), Or… you can just buy your stuff… which is what I prefer :-), Oh I just love how these natural soaps turned out! What is the difference between Bulk and Brambleberry? If you check with the people at BrambleBerry.com (or wherever you buy your base) they should be able to let you know more of what you can and can’t add to their different formulas. I LOVE Bramble Berry’s products as well. If you’d like to add dried flower petals to melt and pour, it’s good to be aware that most will turn brown or discolor. :), Me too – such an addictive & useful hobby! This would be a great project for middle school kids! This article will hopefully give you further information: http://www.hobbyfarms.com/crafts-and-nature/why-use-lye-in-soap.aspx. I’d try a new source. You can use liquids other than water to make the lye solution for your soap. (Hey! I plan to make and sell soaps now but i cannot figure out a way to keep the moisture away without using plastic. :). 2. It will be winter soon here in the mountains, so while I would love to be able to evaporate off the liquid, not sure I will be able to. :). You could melt up a small experimental batch, separate it, add something different to each section, then test how it affects the soap’s look and feel. The coconut milk, along with the coconut oil and sugar, make for a scrmptious lather. It's better to add too little rather than too much. I’ve ruined a lot of bases and money :( so frustrating. Love your blog, follow you on Facebook and Pinterest and enjoy all your ebooks! Wouldn’t you know that right after I posted to your blog, I found another that answered some of my questions? I hope this overview will be a nice gateway into helping others get more comfortable with the idea of making soap in general, and that some will gain the confidence to try cold process soap (my favorite method!) Assemble all of the ingredients, utensils, and safety gear that you’ll need. Melt and pour soap is basically plain, colorless and odorless lye soap that has been made in advance. So I’m going to try this myself. Cured Lemongrass + Coconut Milk Soap. I add different butters, oils, botanicals, herbs, powders, aromatherapy, premium aroma oils … salts sugars seeds, veggie & fruit powders for coloring … the possibilities are endless. :), I used to be afraid of lye, but then realized that if you aren’t afraid to use bleach then you shouldn’t be afraid of the lye. Or what is making it not lather? Calendula petals will hold their color, and bachelor buttons (cornflower) will keep their pretty blue when sprinkled on top, but the rest won’t be attractive over time. Hopefully someone knowledgeable will see this and chime in! Sorbitol is an alcohol used to lower the soap’s melting point. Plus, of course, more examples and recipes in my Easy Homemade Melt & Pour Soaps book! I mainly use Shea, Honey, Aloe but I’ve used their Hemp, Clear & White. Over the yrs. I like the perfect square shaped look. Hi Kim, I hope you have lots of fun, making your soap! Yellow: lemon peel powder (1/2 tsp per 4 oz), saffron powder (just a tiny pinch) I’ve stayed away from soap making because of the lye. Thank you for your patience with me & my lengthy post. I saw it at Whole Foods Market and Sprouts Market. This coconut-oil batch, while non-traditional, is predictable and reliable when it comes to soap recipes. Hi Becky, There is no milk mentioned in this post, so I’m not quite sure how to answer that. The place I purchased it from recommended I add liquid soap…this did nothing! You can also buy different bases that already have extra moisturizing properties. Hi Lynn, I’m so sorry that you’ve been ill, but am happy to know that you’re feeling better! The Nova Studio has some information on that & I believe they sell it: Something you could do, is just offer up a selection of materials and let them come up with their own unique recipes. <3. Try it! PERIOD. I am a beginner and will definitely try this. I taught my 1st CP soapmaking class last month. :). The alcohol helps pop or dissolve any little bubbles on the surface of the soap. :), Hi, I love thus idea but am allergic to soy. You can take a spoon and scrape out the residue and form it into a ball and you have ready to use soap. There may … Thank you in advance. I also have several pages of helpful colorant samples in my print book, Easy Homemade Melt & Pour Soaps, as shown in the photo above. Those who aren’t palm-free may enjoy the somewhat more moisturizing SFIC’s Goat Milk, Cocoa Butter, or Shea Butter soap bases from one of those aforementioned places or Bulk Apothecary or Bramble Berry. I have seen quite a few people n my area trying to sell M&P soap as anything but… I look at lye much the same as I do with electricity. All content © The Nerdy Farm Wife - All Rights Reserved. Hi Petra! Would a crock pot liner or turkey roasting bag work to speed clean-up & make it an easier pour into molds? No reheating, or overheating in the microwave. Cover the top loosely with a heatproof saucer. coconut oil. She has sooooo many great ideas! It’s hard to avoid coconut. :) But, if you have a few kids that might dump everything in, you can offer up a little formula that they can follow. Orange: tomato powder (1/8 to 1/4 tsp per 4 oz), turmeric (1/8 tsp per 4 oz) Possibly the most often expressed sentiment I hear when it comes to soap making, goes something like: That is a completely justified fear and one that I shared for a very long time. After logging in you can close it and return to this page. (PS: I’ve been really enjoying your new book!!) Re: Soap in a crockpot with a liner/roasting bag – it’s not really that hard to clean out once it has cooked. When it cures let the kids melt it down to make their own herbs and such. I’m sure I could do it if I read up on it enough and had the right equipment. The melt & pour method though is fun for kids to help with, no matter what age. It’s a good way to let kids gain hands-on experience making herbal soaps, but they don’t have to handle lye or anything unsafe to do so. I’ve made a camouflage cold process soap many times before and I’m pretty sure that I’ve seen a melt & pour version out there. For unusual oils I use FromNaturewithLove, they are expensive though. Allow the soap to melt completely. I hope others will learn as much from both of you as I have today. 20% olive oil (pomace) 20% soy bean oil (or olive oil (pomace)) 25% refined coconut oil 15% unrefined shea butter (USA / Canada) 14% lard 5% castor oil 1% stearic acid (or round the lard up to 15%) Calculate to 5% superfat (aka 5% lye discount) Per 500g (1.1lbs) oils: 1 tbsp white white kaolin clay 291 g goat milk; 85 g coconut milk; 155 g lye; Oils. 18 oz. This recipe will produce a soothing, healing and moisturising soap ideal for sensitive skins. If you don’t want to physically touch the lye but still want the experience of making soap, all is not lost. I just ladle it into a measuring cup and add color, herbs or emollients. It started a fight with my husband over the “expensive” homemade soap rather than buying the pre-made store stuff. https://thenovastudio.com/how-biodegradable-is-biolefin/. Two pound batch: 19 oz. Thanks again!! I never seem to get the microwave right in terms of time and temp level. Could that stop be skipped or do we absolutely need the gel ? Never had a “bad” batch, the bases are so incredibly versatile and user friendly I am always amazed with what they accept and continue to come out SOAP: cleansing with abundant lather (some people gotta have that lather!) Stir slowly and carefully as the lye heats … I’m completely new to this but want to give it a try and go all natural with my skin care products. I’m now confused as to what to do…look for, etc. :) I suggest that you browse through http://www.soapqueen.com. Then I was told that they have had NO issues with NOT lathering and left it at that. I read somewhere once that you could gently melt it back to a liquid and pour it into a mold; it will still have the smell and might be clumpy in spots, but it’s still usable. In the spirit of Cee’s original post, I share my recipe, advice, and reflections. I also find I like HP soaping as it is no longer caustic after it goes through gel phase and is ready to use immediately though I do try to wait a week or two. that the lye in the melt & pour base no longer is lye during the process? 13 oz. Congratulations to your granddaughter! Wow, I used just a simple recipe without any expensive oils, and this bar is fabulous. I wish I could find one that is soy free and palm free – but so far, no luck! Thanks for sharing that great tip with us! Hello, I’m trying to find the correct aloe vera gel. The sites I use also: Brambleberry, Sweetcakes, Majesticmountainsage. e. Would long cure times for soap batches using this lye water be reasonable to expect because of high moisture content? I stumbled on your website and like others, I’m fearful of lye. up to 3 teaspoons total of additives such as oatmeal, poppy seeds, dried spices, cosmetic clay, honey, etc.). I am recuperating from being rather ill this last number of months and am getting much better. I have read a lot about adding herbs but I would like to make it more moisturizing by adding either shea butter, cocoa butter, vitamin E, or maybe a little lanolin. Mix thoroughly and pour into your mold. ), or it could be the brand of soap base. Texture the top of the lemongrass + coconut milk soap before putting it to bed. olive oil. I did this when pre-heating the oven, or stick it in when baking/cooking or after done & use the residual heat as the oven cools down. This post – How to Make Herbal Soap Without Handling Lye {melt & pour} – was originally published September, 2013 and updated November, 2019. Before adding a natural colorant to soap, most will do best if you dilute them with about 2 to 3 times as much rubbing alcohol first. Thanks in advance & for sharing your experience! I do use other sites on occasion also. If you don’t mind the little air bubbles, you can definitely leave out the alcohol spritzing! Thanks for sharing your tip Crosswind! It probably varies by region. Please log in again. The lemongrass and coconut milk soap recipe featured in this tutorial is a Modern Soapmaking original. (Scroll down to #4 on the list.) lard or shortening. Sounds about right…anyway I thought that you & your readers/followers might enjoy this site too, especially since I read that somebody referred to not having commercially available resources. What should I add? Thanks for the site links and information Ex Army Girl! :-), Hi Debra, I’m glad you enjoyed the information! I get my base at http://www.wholesalesuppliesplus.com They have a wide variety of bases including an all natural. You can buy sustainable Palm oil by Spectrum. Thank for the wonderful recipes :) I have a question about packaging though – i have been making melt and pour soaps but since i don’t wrap them in plastic, they get some moisture on them. I get a lot of the basic ingredients from places like Mountain Rose Herbs, Bramble Berry, Wholesale Supplies Plus, Soap Goods, Essentials by Catalina, and Amazon. It is the most wonderful soap as it is unadulterated. We are going to try this. It has helped my young child that has gone through puberty at an early age {genes, not cheap hormone laden food} get a handle on cystic like acne {along with 16 oz witch hazel & 5 uncoated aspirin added to it & used as a toner}. Hi Tammy, I haven’t tried that method, but it sounds wonderful! I think pretty much all melt and pour soap bases have coconut oil in them though. I can tell because I am just now getting itchy fingers to start doing some hobbies again. Shea butter can be added to any from-scratch soap recipe, though adjustments need to be made based on the other ingredients. The recipe should be pretty adaptable, so I believe those changes could work! I think if you add anything, it’d have to be in low amounts. You can buy suspension soap base, so your herbs can be all the way through the soap. Hi Jan! This is my favorite thing to do with melt and pour. But in this case, do we have to wait until using the bar soaps? What this means is that you will need to blend until there is no separation left in the mixture. The difference comes in whether YOU handle the lye or you PAY SOMEONE ELSE to handle the lye for you. If you collect but are not ready to make a batch of soap, spread the coffee grounds on a lipped baking sheet in a thin layer & bake for anywhere from 15-30 minutes—depends on how thick layer is—or until dried thoroughly with NO moisture to mold them. I do find that the clear base (like I used in this article) leaves my skin feeling a wee bit dry, so I think it’s a great idea to experiment with adding moisturizing ingredients! Hi Melissa! They could also use these as gifts! Many Thanks! Has anyone made soap in a crock pot? How to Make Soap Using Breast Milk. Albeit, better than commercial soaps, but nowhere even close to a good handmade CP soap. I have to wonder if you got a bad batch or something? The name of your post came up during a search & brought me here, as I know it is IMPOSSIBLE to make soap WITHOUT lye. Unfortunately, it’s hard to save overheated bases. I think my classes would really enjoy making these soaps…..even the boys! Place the shavings in a crock pot and add a little bit of liquid such as goat milk, coconut milk, green tea, or water. Will that work or will it ruin the soap base? possibly. Some links in this article are affiliate links. If you’re a palm-free soaper, look for SFIC’s Clear or White Palm Free Soap Bases at Soap Goods or Wholesale Supplies Plus. I heard that it changes. Take your time to achieve the color you want. Steps for "Making Soap Without Lye" (Even a Child Can Do It!) In a heatproof 4-cup (1-L) glass measuring container, combine the aloe vera powder, spirulina, water, aloe soap base and shea butter soap base. Allow the hot soap to cool to around 135°F (57°C), stirring occasionally. Hi Marcayla! Cut the block of soap in one inch cubes. Hi Mandy! Honestly once I did it I was hooked!! for exfoliation purposes. I love Brambleberry too I just found your blog when I was looking for a natural eye wash-and found your calendula eye wash-making it now-I have some of my own flowers that I froze. That rhymed! I will eventually bye lye & then see which makes the better soap product in the end. Then you will know what is in it! I can completely remember that feeling. Here’s an article I wrote about why we need lye, How to Make Pencil Lines in Melt & Pour Soap, http://www.hobbyfarms.com/crafts-and-nature/why-use-lye-in-soap.aspx, http://www.bulkapothecary.com/categories/soap-making-supplies.html, https://www.amazon.com/shop/thenerdyfarmwife, https://thenovastudio.com/things-we-love-biodegradable-shrinkwrap/, https://thenovastudio.com/how-biodegradable-is-biolefin/, isopropyl (or rubbing) alcohol in a spray bottle, 12 oz (340 g) aloe soap base, cut into 1″ (2.5-cm) cubes, 4 oz (113 g) shea butter or goat’s milk soap base, cut into 1″ (2.5-cm) cubes. That’s good to know – thanks for the information Charlotte! The oils in the recipe start reacting immediately with the lye to make soap when they combine. It’s helpful to jot yourself a … a. It was so much fun. Ask … The colors really make each one of them pop. In that case, you could also choose to leave out the arrowroot powder, or add it by itself to the hot melted soap (make sure it’s lump free by perhaps sifting or rubbing through a sieve, so it’s easier to blend in.) Melt and pour soap bars. This was a good overview for those who are afraid at first to give lye a try. It took months of research before I felt comfortable enough with the idea and even then, I had my husband handle it for the first few batches. it is not as time consuming a project as lye soap, you won’t need as many supplies or much equipment, no need to deal with the more technical aspects of soap making, very safe to use with kids and inquisitive animals in the home, something to cut your finished soap into bars, color blocks – available in matte or shimmer colors; easy to use, clay – mild earthy colors, typically include some added benefits for your skin; mix with a tiny bit of water before adding to melted soap base, pigment powder – vibrant colors, but not as easy to work with as color blocks; must be mixed with rubbing alcohol before mixing into soap base, mica – used in general cosmetic manufacturing, many matte and shimmery colors and shades; mix in the same way you would mix pigment powder, fragrance oils – more ‘staying power’ than, perfume – some have recommended this, but since most perfumes are alcohol-based, it could cause problems with. :), This is kind of new to me but really looking into getting started so thanks for much for sharing your info. Thanks so much again!!! While the soap heats, stir the arrowroot powder and aloe vera gel together until it’s very smooth, using a spoon to press out any lumps. of soap. I feel that you wrote this just for me :-) It answered my “soap base” question and gave me a lot of ideas on how to add beauty (scent & sight). I am hooked on coconut milk. When the soap is fully melted, remove the container from the heat. Place milk-water into the freezer for 1 to 2 hours. Put it in your Pyrex and melt it in the microwave or in a double boiler over low heat. olive oil 10 oz. 5. Coconut oil doesn’t trace super quickly, so you can use a 2:1 ratio of water to lye … I am not allergic to coocnut (I bake with coconut flour and coconut oil and have no adverse reaction) but my skin simply hates the stuff! Becky's Amazon Link: http://goo.gl/Y9Vgmjhttp://beckyshomestead.com/coconut-oil-soap-recipeThis is one of my favorite soap recipes. Or something other than the coconut milk for the base? There are ways that you can make and customize your own soap without handling the lye by using a pre-made melt-and-pour soap that has been pre-saponified (in other words, the lye … They’ll often replace the batch for you if that’s the case. If you click on one and make a purchase, I earn a small commission for sending a customer their way. LOL Not good for working with potentially dangerous ingredients. I need to have projects that are not too time consuming, fun, and relatively cost effective since much of the expense is out of pocket. I’m afraid I have no good advice about homemade lye solutions. Hi Amanda, Both are great choices! f. I think someplace while researching this homemade lye process I saw that lime could be added as a catalyst (?) Hi Leah, I sure don’t. Hi Debi! ;) Any suggestions/”recipes” for beginners would be greatly appreciated! One thing to note about lavender buds (and other herbal additives) is that they will eventually turn brown, so you’ll want to keep that in mind when planning. I showed them how to make castile w/ oatmeal & honey. The amounts given are for 4 ounces of soap base: Green:  French green clay (1/2 tsp per 4 oz), chlorella powder (1/8 tsp per 4 oz) I’m currently working on a new website devoted just to melt and pour recipes and tutorials – Easy Melt & Pour. Two pounds of lye makes quite a bit of soap! and thanks for referring Berry store. It is okay if a slush forms, as long as it doesn’t freeze. Now I’m ok with it – I just make sure to use gloves and goggles. in a large glass, plastic, or stainless steel container. https://thenovastudio.com/things-we-love-biodegradable-shrinkwrap/ Have fun making your soap! Carefully pour the melted soap base into the molds and spray it with alcohol. :) When making soap completely from scratch, you should wait four to six weeks before using. That’s what I do with my kids & their cousins. I am very happy that I have run across your site & will be eagerly devouring all aspects of it. I was afraid too but then realized as long as you respect the lye and work carefully then it’s a snap! The problem could be your microwave (perhaps it runs on the hot side, so you could try 50% power or defrost mode instead, and only heat for short bursts, then stir, then another short burst, then stir, etc. I have a few questions in regards to using the lye water resulting from the process in #3. Aloe is prized for its ability to soothe itchy, hot or inflamed skin conditions. Blue: indigo powder or woad powder (1/8 to 1/4 tsp per 4 oz). Where do you get all of your basic ingredients (aloe Vera, Shea butter etc.)? But with two toddlers in the house, there is no way I could do it while they are awake and when they are asleep I’m usually bone tired and brain dead. Thanks for the info too on Kirk’s Castile soap – I’ll have to check it out! 3. The additional oils can throw the mixture out of balance and either run the batch or make the bars super soft. I suppose I’m lucky in the fact that my job is in a laboratory and I’m used to working with acids and whatnot that require using caution and personal protective equipment–it’s true though that as long as you’re careful, methodical and don’t rush things that working with lye can be very safe. Homemade is just a world of difference on your skin and it’s nice knowing exactly what you put in it. What is the purpose of spritzing alcohol on the finished product? Ingredients: 20 oz. The company that made it, has already handled the lye and waiting part, so you don’t have to worry about it. (Here’s an article I wrote about why we need lye, so you can learn more about why it’s necessary for soapmaking.) Can you use almond milk instead of coconut milk? Silicone molds that make 12-1”x 2”x 3” bars; Wax paper; Soft lightweight cloth; 2 Measuring cups (plastic is fine) Candy thermometer; Digital scale (important: I wouldn’t try making soap without it. What they don’t tell you is that in M&P soap they have to add additional glycerine to counteract the drying properties of the alcohol used. Or can we use them right away if it’s made from soap base? It’s so safe, your kids can help you! One question; I have seen when some people make soap from scratch they mention having to wait six weeks before using the soap, even six months (not sure which one is better). A question regarding the melt and pour base has no active lye left in a new website just. Care products recipe will produce a soothing, healing and moisturising soap ideal for sensitive skins teach... And go all natural with my kids involved too! ), along with the coconut milk soft bar soap... 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