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As I continued experimenting with how to make natural soap, I wanted to find a facial soap that was good for acne-prone teenager skin. It turns out that it is good for forty-something old skin too.

This simple castile soap recipe produces a gentle conditionning soft soap that may benefit from a bit more curing time.

great soap for your face!
Black Facial Castile Soap REcipe

Castile Charcoal Facial Soap

INGREDIENTS

Fats, oils and butters

  • 540 grams olive oil
  •  60 grams castor oil

Lye – Distilled Water

  •  77 grams lye (sodium hydroxide)
  • 228 grams of distilled water

Scent and additives can be added at trace

  • 30 to 50 grams of essential oils, *for our teenage years purpose we have used a blend of tea tree, lavender and bergamot.
  • 2 to 4 teaspoons of activated charcoal for good cleansing of the skin and antibacterial properties.
  • Bentonite clay can be added to add to the benefits of this natural facial soap. Add 1 teaspoon per pound (this recipe would need 2 teaspoons) to warm oils before added the lye-water solution, in between step 6 and 8.

This castile soap recipe makes about 2 pounds of soap which will produce about 6-7 bars of natural soap.

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Remember that ingredients (except for additives when indicated in volume) need to be weighted and not measured.Fragrance and essential oils should also be weighed.

Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions.


 


 

Remember that ingredients (except for additives when indicated in volume) need to be weighted and not measured.Fragrance and essential oils should also be weighed.

Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions.

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