How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

Introduction

How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

Watermelon is widely used in home cosmetology as cosmetic ice, tonics; various masks with watermelon juice visibly improve the state of complexion. The soap turns out to be very well-made, boiled on watermelon puree.

You´ll need

  • Coconut oil – 2.82 oz (80 g) or 20%
  • Rapeseed oil – 2.82 oz (80 g) or 20%
  • Palm oil – 2.11 oz (60 g) or 15%
  • Grapes seed oil – 2.11 oz (60 g) or 15%
  • Peach kernel oil – 1.41 oz (40 g) or 10%
  • Olive oil – 1.41 oz (40 g) or 10%
  • Shea butter – 0.99 oz (28 g) or 7%
  • Carnauba wax – 0.42 oz (12 g) or 3%
  • NaOH – 1.81 oz (51.41 g)
  • Watermelon pulp – 4.94 oz (140 g) or 35%
  • Corn starch – 0.14 oz (4 g) or 1%
  • Watermelon odorant – 0.28 oz (8 g) or 2%
  • SF – 8% (at once set in soapy calculator)

Steps

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    Weigh oils and carnauba wax and put them to melt on water bath.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    We crumble up watermelon pulp with a blender and freeze it in separate molds. Weigh watermelon icy cubes, add alkali to them.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    We wait carefully stirring it from time to time, until alkali is completely dissolved.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    When the temperature of melted oils and alkaline solution becomes the same, we pour watermelon-alkaline solution into oils.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    At first stir everything manually, and then switch on the blender.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    We blend and bring the soap mass to a medium trace.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    Divide the soap mass into several parts and add cosmetic dyes – white, green and red.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    Of course you should choose non-migrating dyes so that colors won’t blend in ready soap.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    We dilute starch in a little amount of water and pour it in red colored soap mass.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    Add watermelon odorant.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    Mix everything with a blender once more so that dye and odorant could evenly distribute all over the soap mass.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    We will be making soap in round portioned molds. Spread a little bit of green soap mass at the bottom of mold (this is going to be a watermelon rind).

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    Then comes the thin layer of white soap mass.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    And we fill the mold with red soap mass to the top.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    You should knock at the table by molds filled with soap mass to let all air bubbles go out and the ready soap didn’t have any air voids.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    We cover the soap with a napkin, wrap it in a towel and put in a warm place so that it could pass the gel stage. In a day you may take out ready solid soap pieces.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    Take out ready soap from the molds.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    Decorate it with watermelon seeds.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    You get such mini-watermelons.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    We pack the ready soap and take it away; you can use it only in a month. Soap, boiled on watermelon pulp with starch turns out to be very tender and soft, it foams perfectly and absolutely doesn’t dry skin.

  • How to make watermelon soap from scratch with a cold way

    You can make watermelon soap not in portioned round molds, but like a soap bar, which then can be cut into pieces. In such a way it also turns out to be watermelony and pretty.

Warnings

  • Dyes and odorant for soap should be previously tested so that to make sure that they won’t change color and texture of soap masses (some odorants cause rapid thickening or dilution of soap mass).

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