Pam's Lavender Swirl Soap

(Cold process method)

18 ounces Coconut Oil
45 ounces Olive Oil (chamomile infused)
27 ounces Palm Oil
5 ounces Palm Kernel Oil
2 ounces Shea Butter
1 tsp. of Titanium Dioxide
6 oz. Lavender EO
13.6 ounces of Lye
34 Ounces of Water

Reserve 1 ounce of olive oil. Add purple color to the olive oil – mix well, set aside. Add lye to water and cool to 100°. Melt solid oils and add olive, cool or heat to 100°. Add the titanium dioxide and stir until mixed well. Mix together – stir until trace. At trace add lavender EO, stir well.

Pour into the mold. Pour the lavender colored olive in thin lines across the soap – use a spoon handle and swirl the color.

Cover for 25 hours – unmold – let cure for 4-6 weeks.

submitted by Pam D.

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