By Lisa Maliga
This soap comes in its own container or soap dish! I bought this 10-pack of round plastic container and lids at a discount store for a dollar. Each of these little containers holds 2.3 ounces [68 ml.]. They also come in square and rectangular shapes.
These are a great time-saver as the soap doesn’t have to be wrapped in cling wrap. Also, it’s best if these are also stored in heavy duty storage bags if you plan to use them more than a year from the date you make them.
For this recipe, I’m only using five  of the molds. If using all 10 molds, make sure to adjust the recipe for that amount.
12 ounces soap base
1 teaspoon cocoa butter [or shea butter]
¾ teaspoon preferred fragrance or essential oil
In the video, I used orange essential oil.
Five  2.3-ounce round plastic molds
Slice up soap base into small cubes and melt. Stir well. Add cocoa butter and your preferred fragrance or essential oil. Pour into molds, but not right to the top, as you want to be able to easily close the lid. Spritz away any bubbles with rubbing alcohol. Allow soap to harden in fridge, freezer, or remain at room temperature. Store in a cool, dry location.
It should be noted that this type of soap might show signs of sweatiness due to not being wrapped in cling wrap or shrink wrap. For optimum use, allow bar to dry completely before returning it to its case.
Find this recipe and many others in my book The Prepper’s Guide to Soap Crafting and Soap Storage.
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