Basic Soap Recipe
Author: Kelly - Simple Life Mom
Prep time: 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour
  1. Combine tallow, olive oil, and coconut oil in a stainless steel pot and heat to 100 degrees F.
  2. Outside, pour lye crystals into water and let cool to 100 degrees F.
  3. Pour lye water into oils when both are the correct temperatures and mix with a hand or stick mixer until trace.
  4. Add essential oils and mix.
  5. Pour into mold and incubate for 24 hours.
  6. Remove from mold and cut.
  7. Allow to cure for 3-6 weeks to harden.
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