Homemade Natural Remedies: 80 Organic Beauty Recipes On A Budget For A Healthy Life - Lora Brenner (2016)

Book 3. Soap Making: Essential Guide For Absolute Beginners. 20 Homemade Organic Recipes

Chapter 21. Aloe Vera Soap


9.6 ounces aloe water puree*

9.9 ounces water

6.7 ounces lye

2.5 ounces shea butter

10.5 ounces lard

13.4 ounces olive oil

14.9 ounces coconut oil

*Puree the aloe you have with some water and then add enough water to measure 9.6 ounces total

Step 1: Prepare the base

Combine the lye and water and leave to cool.

Mix the oils and butter and melt over medium heat.

Step 2: Blend

When both the mixtures reach the same temperature, blend them with a stick blender. Once you reach a light trace, mix in the aloe gel.

Step 3: Molding

Pour the soap into your molds and leave undisturbed for a day or two.

Step 4: Curing

Unmold, cut into bars and leave the soap to cure for 4 weeks.