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.