Forget harsh chemicals and synthetic fragrances – we're talking handcrafted masterpieces, bursting with the natural goodness of cocoa butter.
Imagine... velvety lather that glides across your skin, leaving it nourished and radiantly soft. Breathe in the delicate aroma of roasted cocoa beans, transporting you to a haven of tranquility. Each bar, a work of art crafted with love and meticulous attention to detail, ready to elevate your everyday into a spa-worthy experience.
Whether you're a seasoned soap maker or a curious newbie, this board is your guide to crafting luxurious cocoa butter creations. Discover beginner-friendly recipes alongside stunningly layered designs, each infused with the moisturizing magic of this precious butter.
Ready to unleash your inner artist and create soaps that are equal parts beautiful and transformative? Dive in, explore, and let your creativity bloom! We'll provide the inspiration, techniques, and resources to turn your bathroom into a laboratory of luxurious self-care.
Luxury Cocoa Butter Soap
10 oz cocoa butter
10 oz olive oil
10 oz coconut oil
14 oz Crisco, or Vegetable Shortening
16 oz water
6 oz lye
- Prepare your lye solution by weighing out your water in a plastic pitcher. Add your lye,
stirring to mix in well. Set this aside to cool. You can prepare this the day before and have it at
- Melt your oils and let them cool to about 100 degrees
- Slowly pour your lye solution into your warm oils mixture, stirring gently.
- Using your stick blender, mix your oils and lye solution until trace occurs, or where your
mixture is thick and leaves batter trails when you lift the stick blender out of the mixture.
- Add your fragrance or essential oils and any herbal matter, and stick blend on short bursts on
low until quickly blended in evenly.
- Pour your traced and fragranced soap mixture into a previously prepared soap mold.
- Let sit overnight until cooled, remove from mold, then slice.