How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

Introduction

How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

Traditional for cooking masterpieces combination of chocolate and banana may be repeated in making soap. Gentle chocolate-banana soap not only smells delicious and looks eatable, but it also foams perfectly, softly cleaning the skin from soiling.

You´ll need

  • Palm oil – 3.8 oz (110 g) or 27.5%
  • Palm kernel oil – 1.7 oz (50 g) or 12.5%
  • Coconut oil – 1.4 oz (40 g) or 10%
  • Shea butter – 0.7 oz (20 g) or 5%
  • Grape seed oil – 2.8 oz (80 g) or 20%
  • Soybean oil – 1.4 oz (40 g) or 10%
  • Castor oil – 1.4 oz (40 g) or 10%
  • Stearic acid – 0.4 oz (12 g) or 3%
  • Carnauba wax – 0.3 oz (8 g) or 2%
  • NaOH – 1.8 oz (54.42 g)
  • Banana puree – 4.9 oz (140 g)
  • Banana perfume – 0.3 oz (8 g) or 2%
  • Cocoa mass – 0.5 oz (16 g) or 4%
  • Superfat piece – 8% (as we are making soap in cold way, we determine the value of superfatted piece in soap calculator at once)

Steps

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We are cooking banana puree – grinding peeled bananas in a blender. The ready puree we pour in moulds and freeze.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We weigh oils and put them to melt on water bath.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    While heated oils are cooling down we’re cooking alkaline solution. We weigh frozen banana puree.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We pour in NaOH in banana puree, mix everything up well and wait till it is fully dissolved.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We check the temperature of melted oils and NaOH solution – it should be almost the same, difference in several degrees is allowed. We carefully pour the alkaline solution in oils.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We switch on our blender and start mixing soap mass.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We bring the soap mass to be middle trace.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    In little amount of oil we melt cocoa mass on the water bath.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    Divide soap mass into two parts. In one we pour melted cocoa mass.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We mix everything thoroughly so to get a homogeneous mass of chocolate color.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We add a little bit of yellow cosmetic dye and banana perfume in the other part of soap mass.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We put near yellow and chocolate soap mass in a mould up to half.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    The second layer we spread in staggered rows: on chocolate – yellow, on yellow – chocolate.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We pour thin layer of chocolate soap mass from above. So that the gel would absorb we wrap the mould with soap mass into a towel or put it into a heated and switched off oven.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    In a day we take the solid bar of soap out of mould.

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    We cut it into portion pieces and take it away for 1-1.5 months to ripen (as we were making the soap in a cold way).

  • How to make chocolate-banana soap for beginners

    At first the soap smells not very well, but in a month the typical smell of damp soap disappears, and chocolate-banana fragrance is felt. The soap got is solid, with abundant foam, which doesn’t dry and doesn’t irritate skin.

Warnings

  • As any soap, made with fruit or vegetable puree, chocolate-banana soap has typical velvety texture and soft gentle foam.

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Comments

  1. Greta 10 May 2014 :

    This soap contains so many ingredients! It must be very difficult to make it. Though I am sure that it smells really nice.

  2. Kelly 04 June 2014 :

    It takes quite a lot of time to mix the ingredients in order to receive the necessary texture but the result worth it!

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