Oily skin/acne soap Recipe

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Soap for acne or oily prone skin


Makes 2 lbs.
6 oz distilled water
6 oz aloe vera gel
2 oz castor oil
4 oz cocoa butter
4 oz coconut oil
12 oz olive oil
5 oz palm oil
5 oz palm kernal flakes
4.4 oz lye
2.5 Tablespoons bentonite clay or other drawing clays
1 oz essential oil/blend
These EO's are known for healing and preventing acne so choose one of a combination of them.


Familiarize yourself with standard procedures for cold process soap making.
Mix water and aloe vera in a heat safe bowl, add lye, stir until dissolved. Set aside to cool.
Weigh out and melt all oils in a double boiler and stir in the clay. Remove from heat. Cool oils and lye mixture down to about 110-120 degrees. Slowly combine lye and oils, stirring with stick blender until you get a light trace. Add your essential oils and then pour into your mold.

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