Making liquid soap is no more difficult than making
hard bars. The difference is in the type of lye you use. For
hard bars you use sodium hydroxide. For liquid soap you use potassium
hydroxide also known as Potash or KOH.
Two Liquid Soap Recipes Prepare the same way you would regular bar soap in
a blender except use potassium hydroxide instead of sodium hydroxide
and instead of pouring the solution into a mold you pour it into a plastic
container to cure. (The solution will take a little longer than regular
soap to trace since you are using potassium hydroxide versus sodium hydroxide.)
Once in the container let the mixture cure for two weeks. After two
weeks thin the mix with water until it is about the consistancy of hand
soap. At this point you can add any essential oils or fragrances
you desire. You can use a stick or regular blender for this step
also. After it is mixed pour the soap into a pump jar type container and
you are done.
#1 Ingredients: 12 oz Palm Oil 6 oz coconut oil 2 oz Evening primrose or grapeseed oil 4.1oz POTASSIUM hydroxide 8 ounces water #2 Ingredients: 12 ounces Soybean oil 2 ounces Coconut Oil 2 ounces Palm Oil 2 ounces Avocado Oil 3.4 ounces POTASSIUM hydroxide 7.2 ounces water