Three Cold Press Handmade Soap Recipes & Natural Soap Colorants

By Escali in Homemade

Shea Butter Cold Press Soap

  • 16 oz. Coconut oil
  • 18 oz. Olive oil
  • 16 oz. Palm oil
  • 4 oz. Shea Butter
  • 16 oz. Tallow
  • 9.8 oz. Superfatted 5% Lye
  • 23 oz. Water

Honey Bee Cold Press Soap

  • 32 oz. Olive oil
  • 16 oz. Palm oil
  • 24 oz. Tallow
  • 9.5 oz. Superfatted 5% Lye
  • 23.8 oz. Water

*At trace, add fragrance and 1 tbsp of  honey. Do not insulate your soap as the honey could possibly cause your soap to superheat

Pear Pumpkin Cold Press Soap

*More advanced recipe

  • 6 oz. Palm oil
  • 20 oz. Pure Olive oil
  • 8 oz. Coconut oil
  • 1.2 Castor oil
  • 4.8 oz. Rice Bran oil
  • 5.5 oz. Lye
  • 13.2 oz. Distilled water
  • 3 tsp Titanium Dioxide
  • 3 tbsp Sweet Almond oil
  • 3 tbsp Paprika
  • 2.7 oz Pumpkin Spice fragrance oil
  • Heavy Duty Column Mold

Natural Soap Colorants

  • Yellow: Annatto, Saffron, Turmeric, Carthamin
  • Green: Chlorophyll
  • Brown: Cocoa Bean (pods, shells, stems), Cocoa Powder, fermented tea
  • Red: Paprika (may be irritating)
  • Purple: Alkanet Root

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