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Enough Olive to Satisfy the Purists


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In this recipe, I added just a little palm oil to give the bar hardness and stable lather, and a little coconut oil to give it some bubbly lather. There's not a lot...so you'll still retain most all of the qualities of true Castile Soap.


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  • 80% olive oil
  • 10% palm oil
  • 10% coconut oil
Or, to make about 4.5 lbs of soap, you would use:
  • 40 oz. olive oil
  • 5 oz. palm oil
  • 5 oz. coconut oil
  • 16 oz. water
  • 6.7 oz. lye
  • Between 1.5 and 2.2 oz of fragrance or essential oil, according to your preference
Follow Basic Soap Making Instructions

Make sure that you run your recipe through a lye calculator to make sure that all of your measures are correct!

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