Saponified Glycerin with Shea Butter Bar Soap

Shea Butter Glycerin Bar

59oz NaOH Glycerin Byproduct (24% SAP)
5oz Shea Butter

2.01oz NaOH for Glycerin Byproduct (24% SAP)
0.63oz NaOH for Shea Butter

5oz Distilled Water

1oz scent of your choice

Optional: 1T sodium lactate powder added to caustic solution.

A 24% biodiesel glycerin SAP value was used in formulating this recipe.

Use the biodiesel kit tutorial and video to cold process this recipe.

  • Your SAP may very -- Please obtain a SAP specific to your glycerin and always check the final pH of your soap.
  • This recipe can be hot processed (HP) or cold processed (CP).
  • Soap may be pasty at pour time if hot processing, sodium lactate can be used to help with pourability.
  • With no additional hardening ingredients this soap may be a softer bar of soap, sodium lactate can be used to add hardness to this soap.