This soap offers you a slightly stronger rose scent but can be a bit challenging to get the right balance for those new to making swirled soaps.
- 8 bar mold with liner
- 2 ounces Castor Oil
- 16.3 ounces Coconut Oil
- 20.8 ounces Olive Oil
- 13 ounces Palm Oil
- 6.5 ounces Sunflower Oil
- 6.5 ounces Sweet Almond Oil
- 9.1 ounces Sodium Hydroxide Lye
- 21.5 ounces Distilled Water
- 4 ounces Wild Rose Fragrance Oil
- 1 teaspoon Rose Pearl Mica
- 1 teaspoon Shamrock Green Mica
- 2 teaspoons Titanium Dioxide
- Pink Rose Petals
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NOTE: 1 OUNCE = 28.35 g
- Start by preparing your colors. Place the Titanium dioxide into 2
tablespoons of a liquid oil of your choice. Use a hand mixer to get rid of
all clumps. In separate containers you want to mix the Shamrock Green
and Rose Pearl Mica; each mixed with 1 tablespoon of any lightweight
liquid oil and mixed until there are no clumps.
- Add 9.1 ounces of lye to 21.5 ounces of water slowly and carefully,
gently stir until the lye is completely dissolved and the liquid is clear. Set
aside to cool.
- Combine the oils and melt. Once the oils, as well as the lye, have cooled
to 130 degrees Fahrenheit, then you can combine them and stick blend
them to a very thin trace.
- Divide the soap into four equal containers of about 700 millilitres. Add
the following colors per container and whisk until completely
- 1 tablespoon titanium dioxide for a white color.
- 1 teaspoon titanium dioxide with ½ teaspoon Rose Pearl Mica for
a light pink color.
- 2 teaspoons of Rose Pearl Mica for a pink color.
- 1 teaspoon of Shamrock Green Mica for a green color.
- Divide the fragrance equally between the containers and whisk to mix
- Pour any of the colors into the mold first in long S-curves lengthwise.
- Pour any second color into the mold, still with long lengthwise S-curves.
- Continue doing this with alternate colors.
- As the mold gets halfway full, be careful to make sure you differentiate
the colors to have a more distinct pattern.
- Once you are at the top of the mold, you want to pour so that each color
- After all the soap is in the mold, tap it firmly to remove air bubbles.
- Use a chopstick, dowel or other wood stick and drag to cross the lines
you created with the soap. Make this S-curve pattern throughout the
soap until you’ve swirled the entire mold.
- Insert the dividers in the mold, so they reach the bottom in all sections,
or you can wait and cut your bars later.
- Sprinkle pink rose petals in a pattern you desire on each bar and gently
press into the soap with a gloved hand.
- Spritz the top of the some with 995 isopropyl alcohol in order to prevent
- Cover the mold and if needed place it on a heating pad for 30 minutes at
- Keep the soap in the mold for two to three days and then remove from
the mold once firm enough to handle.
- Allow the soap to cure for four to six weeks.
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