Vegetable Wash Soap

Stacked with Apple


13.2 oz Coconut Oil

6.6 oz Olive Oil

2.2 oz Palm Oil

3.37 oz Sodium Hydroxide (lye)

7.26 oz Distilled Water

1.5 teaspoons Sodium Lactate

 2# Wood Loaf Mold

2 lb Silicone Liner

SAFETY FIRST: Suit up for safe handling practices! Long sleeves, gloves, and eye protection are necessary when making cold process soap. Be sure that kids, pets, and other tripping/distraction hazards are out of the house or don’t have access to your soaping space. Always soap in a well-ventilated area.

Poured soap

ONE:  Carefully add the lye to the water. Stir until clear and set aside to cool.

TWO: Melt and combine the Coconut and Palm oils. Stir in the Olive oil.

THREE: Once both the lye and the water have cooled to 125 degrees F or below, add the Sodium Lactate to the lye water and stir well.

Adding Sodium Lactate

FOUR: Slowly and carefully add the lye water to the oils, pouring down the shaft of a stick blender or a spatula to prevent air bubbles.

Pouring lye into oils

FIVE: Stick blend the soap batter until a medium trace is achieved.

Traced Soap

SIX: Pour the soap into your mold. Tamp the mold on the counter top to remove any air bubbles. Be sure to spray with 91% Ispropryl alcohol and let go through full gel phase.

Pouring soap

SEVEN: Allow the soap to sit in the mold for about 24 hours. Unmold, cut, and allow to cure for 4-6 weeks. To wash veggies, just lather your veggies up and rinse cleanly away.