Orange Glycerin soap
Glycerin soap is great for people with super sensitive skin. It has a much lower ph balance than regular soaps. Glycerin helps your skin retain its natural moisture. Glycerin soaps are usually considered hypoallergenic but just to be sure, we are sharing our recipe of glycerin soap so you can be sure of the quality ingredients.
How to Make Orange Glycerin Soap using Propylene Glycerin
- 5.oz Distilled Water
- 2.6 oz Sodium Hydroxide
- 5.oz Castor Oil
- 6.oz Coconut Oil
- 6.oz Olive Oil
- 9.oz Propylene Glycerin
- 3.oz Sugar
- 10 drops orange oil
- 1 drop orange food coloring
- 9 drops almond fragrance oil
- Safety goggles
Mix all of the oils together and heat to 135°F in a crock pot- mix the distilled water and the Sodium Hydroxide together and add the Sodium Hydroxide, Propylene Glycerin and distilled water to the oils in a slow steady stream.
Blend the mixture to a trace, or when it looks like custard. In the Crockpot Keep the heat at medium for a few hours,
When the glycerin soap mixture reaches the gel, it will look translucent like Vaseline.
- Mix 3 oz sugar and 5 oz water and boil until the sugar is totally dissolved.
- When it is totally liquid, pour into the soap base. Add the orange oil, almond oil and orange good coloring Stir and cover, then cool to 145°F.
- Now you can pour glycerin soap base into a mold. cover with plastic for a week or so. When it is clear (after about a week then cut it into pieces and store in a jar.
What is propylene glycol?
Propylene glycol is a common ingredient found in many products we use in our daily life. Propylene glycol and other substances such as baking soda are often used in common foods, it also have a variety of uses outside of food, such as serving as an ingredient in many pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and personal care products.
Propylene glycol is added as a food ingredient to common products, such as frostings, candies, and even baked goods. It is used as a component in natural flavorings to help distribute the flavoring evenly throughout the product.
Propylene glycol is a Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) food ingredient, meaning it has been deemed safe for its intended uses in food. It was classified as GRAS by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 1973.
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