Calendula Swirl Soap Recipe

Calendula Swirl Soap Recipe

Recipe makes approximately 4 pounds of heaped soap loaf.

Ingredients Found At Natures Garden:


Calendula Swirl Soap Recipe

Other Ingredients & Equipment You'll Need:

Mixing Bowls

Mixing Spoon


Stick Blender

Distilled Water


Total Recipe Weights

517 grams Distilled Water

194 grams Lye

408 Olive Oil- Pomace

408 Coconut Oil 76

408 Palm Oil

68 grams Castor Oil

68 grams Grapeseed Oil

90 grams Aromatherapy Energizing Fragrance

55 grams Sodium Lactate


Total Weights for the Colorants

3 grams Orange Oxide

3 grams Neon Yellow

1 grams Yellow Oxide

20 grams Titanium Dioxide


If this is your first time soaping, please read: Basic CP Soap Making Class and Soap Making Safety Class.


Clean & Sanitize your work area and all of your packaging materials. It is suggested that you safety gear, protective clothing, and a hair net while preparing this recipe. 

Step 1: Prepare your lye water.  Once it has cooled add 55 grams Sodium Lactate.

Step 2: While you are waiting for your lye water to cool, prepare your oils.  Melt 408 grams Olive Oil- Pomace, 408 grams Coconut Oil 76, 408 grams Palm Oil, 68 grams Grapeseed Oil, and 68 grams of Castor Oil. 

Step 3: Now, once the lye water and soap oils have cooled to around 100 degrees and are within 5-10 degrees of each other, add the lye water to the oils.  Use the stick blender to emulsify.

Step 4: Next, you will need to separate the mixture into 4 bowls.  In the first bowl, pour 500 grams of the batter, 3 grams of Fun Soap Colorant- Orange Oxide, and 25 grams Aromatherapy Energizing Fragrance Oil.  Stick blend to incorporate.

Step 5: In bowl two, pour 500 grams of the batter. Add 3 grams Fun Soap Colorant Neon Yellow, 1 gram of Yellow Oxide Fun Soap Colorant, and 25 grams Aromatherapy Energizing Fragrance Oil. Stick blend to incorporate.  


Step 6: The third bowl will be white.  To the remaining batter, add 20 grams of the Titanium Dioxide Oil Dispersible and 40 grams of Aromatherapy Energizing Fragrance Oil.  Stick blend to incorporate.


Step 7: Next, separate the white portion of the batter.  Weigh out 200 grams of the white batter.  Set the remaining white batter aside, it will be used as frosting on top of the loaf.


Step 8: Starting with yellow batter drop several "plops"  in a clockwise like manner in the white batter bowl.  Do this until all of the yellow batter is gone. Now, do the same with the orange colored batter, placing it in different areas in the "clock ".  Now, drag the spatula is a large circular pattern once through the bowl. 


Step 9: Slowly and carefully, pour the batter into the square loaf mold. 


Step 10: Once the soap has set up enough, using the remaining white batter, scoop in onto the top of the loaf.  Use a spatula to create peaks.


Step 11: Finally, sprinkle Calendula Flowers- Whole on top.


Step 12: After about 24 hours remove the soap from the mold and slice.  Allow them to cure before using.


Your Calendula Swirl Soap is now ready to use!  Enjoy!


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