Clean and sanitize your work area and all of your packaging materials. It is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, a face mask, safety glasses, and a hair net while preparing this recipe.
Step 1: Prepare your lye solution. Allow the lye solution to cool to room temperature.
Step 2: While you are waiting for your lye solution to cool, prepare your soaping oils. Once your oils are melted, allow them to cool to room temperature.
Step 3: While you are waiting for your oils and lye solution to cool, prepare the colorants listed above. Also, prepare your mold.
Step 4: When both the soaping oils and the lye solution are at room temperature, combine them. Next, stick blend the soap batter to emulsify the ingredients. Then, add the Lavender Sage Fragrance Oil and Vanilla White Color Stabilizer. Stir to incorporate the ingredients.
Step 5: Separate the soap batter into four equal portions. Add one of the colorants to each bowl. The fourth bowl of batter will remain uncolored. Blend the contents of each bowl to incorporate the colorants. Start with the lightest color and work your way to the darkest color.
Step 6: Begin pouring the soap batter into the mold. Begin with the uncolored soap batter small amount of the soap batter into each cavity of the mold. Next, pour the lighter purple batter in the same manner. Repeat this process with the dark purple batter then the gray soap batter. Repeat this process, alternating colors in this order until you have almost filled the mold. You will need about one ounce of each color for the next step.
Step 7: Pour a line of each color down the longest length of the mold. Using a toothpick, start at one side of the mold and using an “S” pattern work your way to the other side of the mold. Repeat this process with each cavity of your mold.
Step 8: Allow the soap to set up before removing it from the mold. Allow it to cure before using.
We hope that you enjoy this lavender cold process soap recipe!
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