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Easy Swirl Recipe

Once you've had some practice with making cold process soap you'll undoubtedly want to become more creative and intricate with your designs. Many soap makers do this by incorporating swirls or embedding objects (or other soap). Here's a fantastic base recipe just for this purpose. It is slow to "trace" which will give you more time to create incredible imagery.

  • Coconut Oil
  • Responsibly Sourced Palm Oil
  • Canola Oil
  • Castor
  • Sweet Almond Oil
  • Rice Bran Oil
  • Sunflower Oil
  • NaOH
  • Distilled Water
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Soap Oil Qualities

Use this clever chart to help you find
substitutes for your oils or discover a
new favorite!

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  • Iodine
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Perfect for hard dry feet!

Use this fantastic exfoliating recipe after soaking your feet

  • Water: 344.73 grams
  • NaOH: 118.91 grams
  • Oils: 907.18 grams (60% 76deg Coconut Oil, 40% High Oleic Sunflower Oil)
  • ES: 28.35 grams (Eucalyptus and Peppermint)
  • Additives: celery seed, himalayan sea salt, superfat at 15-18%
  • Trace: medium
  • Cure: gel for 18mins at 155-170 deg F (9mins in, 5 min rest, 6 in, rest, 3 in, rest, freeze 12 hours, shelf 6-8 weeks)

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50 Top Essential Oil Perfume Blends

Check with a doctor before essential oil use.

  • Amber
    4 - benzoin
    4 - labdanum
    2 - sandalwood
    2 - balsam peru
    1 - clary sage
  • Ambre
    3 - amber (see above)
    2 - vanilla
    1 - patchouli
    1 - frankincense
    1 - myrrh
  • Aphrodesia I
    1 - patchouli
    1 - sandalwood
    1 - ylang-ylang or jasmine
  • Aphrodesia II
    15 - patchouli
    9 - jasmine
    5 - ylang-ylang
    5 - frankincense
  • Arabian Nights
    3 – rose
    1 – cardamom
  • Arabian Spice
    4 - amber (see above)
    2 - oak moss
    1 - clove
  • Aswan
    6 - rose
    4 - sandalwood
    3 - amber (see above)
  • Autumn Woods
    1 - cypress
    2 - frankincense
    1 - juniper
    1 - oakmoss
    1 - pine
    1 - sandalwood
  • Baby Powder
    1 - rose
    1 - vanilla
  • Baby Powder Type
    4 - rose geranium
    4 - vanilla absolute
    1 - ylang-ylang
  • Baby's Breath
    1 - jasmine
    1 - vanilla
  • Bay Patchouli
    1 - allspice
    8 - bay
    4 - orange
    1 - patchouli
  • Bay Rum
    1 - allspice or clove
    5 - bay
    1 - lime or orange
  • Bazaar
    2 - bergamot
    5 - clary sage
    2 - galbanum
    2 - jasmine
    2 - myrrh
    2 - orange
    2 - patchouli
    2 - rose
    5 - sandalwood
    2 - vanilla
  • Belladonna
    (a very "Gothic" scent)
    2 - myrrh
    1 - patchouli
    1 - rose
    6 - rosewood
    12 - sandalwood
  • Chakras
    4 - cedarwood
    4 - frankincense
    4 - mandarin
    2 - rosewood
    2 - vetiver
  • China Silk
    4 - orange
    1 - patchouli
    1 - ylang-ylang
  • Ciara Type
    3 - amber (see above)
    1 - frankincense
    1 - myrrh
    1 - patchouli 2 - vanilla absolute
  • Citrus Spice
    2 - bergamot
    1 - cinnamon
    6 - clove
    1 - ginger
    1 - lemon
    1 - nutmeg
    8 - orange
  • Crème de Menthe
    1 - peppermint
    2 - vanilla
  • Dark Moon
    1 - jasmine
    8 - myrrh
    2 - patchouli
    4 - sandalwood
  • Desiree
    1 - patchouli
    7 - sweet orange
    2 - vanilla
  • Dragon's Blood
    1 - frankincense
    1 - myrrh
    1 - patchouli
    2 - sandalwood
    optional: rose
  • Earth
    3 - cypress
    4 - patchouli
    1 - vetivert or ginger root
  • Eau De Cologne
    10 – bergamot
    5 – lavender
    5 – lemon
    3 – neroli
    1 - rosemary
  • Elegance
    6 - amber (see above)
    9 - bergamot
    12 - oakmoss
    3 - pine balsam
    6 - vetiver
  • Erotique
    3 - bergamot
    2 - palmarosa
    3 - rose
    4 - sandalwood
  • Exotic Rose
    10 - rose
    5 - sandalwood
    3 - ylang-ylang
  • Exotique
    1 - cinnamon
    12 - patchouli
    3 - rose
    2 - ylang-ylang
  • Floral Blend
    1 - frankincense
    1 - labdanum
    7 - palmarosa
    5 - rose geranium
    10 - rosewood
    5 - ylang-ylang
    1 - patchouli
  • Forest Afternoon
    1 - Patchouli
    1 - Spruce
  • Forest Blend
    4 - cedarwood
    1 - cypress
    6 - fir needle
    2 - juniper berry
    1 - patchouli
  • Four Thieves Oil
    100 - cinnamon
    200 - clove bud
    75 - eucalyptus
    175 - lemon
    50 - rosemary
  • French Vanilla
    1 - bitter almond
    1 - cinnamon
    6 - vanilla
  • Gentleman's Blend
    2 - oakmoss
    1 - orange
    5 - patchouli
    15 - sandalwood
  • Heat
    1 - neroli
    1 - orange
    1 - sandalwood
    1 - vanilla
  • Holy Anointing Oil
    1 - calamus
    2 - cassia
    1 - cinnamon
    2 - myrrh
    3 - olive oil
  • Island Breeze
    2 - cinnamon
    1 - clove
    6 - jasmine
    3 - lime
    7 - ylang-ylang
  • Jaipur
    5 - patchouli
    3 - rose
    10 - sandalwood
    2 - vetiver
  • Jakarta
    1 - jasmine, ylang-ylang, neroli or rose
    3 - sandalwood
  • Jasmine Blend
    1 - frankincense
    10 - jasmine
    1 - patchouli
    4 - rose
  • Lavender Bouquet
    2 - lavender
    1 - patchouli
    2 - ylang-ylang
  • Lavender For Men
    1 - patchouli
    2 - lavender
  • Love
    2 - frankincense
    2 - geranium
    4 - rose
    7 - sandalwood
    5 - vanilla
    3 - ylang-ylang
  • Lovers' Blend
    2 - jasmine
    1 - patchouli
    5 - rose
    7 - sandalwood
  • Magi
    2 - frankincense
    2 - myrrh
    1 - sandalwood
    1 - vanilla
  • Mandarin
    4 - orange
    1 - patchouli
    1 – ylang-ylang
  • Men's Scent
    10 - clary sage
    4 - frankincense
    4 - jasmine
    2 - nutmeg
    4 - sandalwood
  • Mock Carnation
    1 - black pepper
    3 - clove
    4 - ylang-ylang
  • Mock Jasmine
    15 - patchouli
    6 - ylang-ylang
  • Mystic Seclusion
    1 - balsam peru
    4 - patchouli
    4 - sandalwood
  • Neroli Blend
    1 - jasmine or rose
    1 - neroli
    1 - sandalwood
  • Night Queen
    3 - rose
    2 - jasmine
    1 - patchouli (or less)
  • Oakmoss Blend I
    4 - bergamot
    10 - oakmoss
    4 - rosemary
  • Oakmoss Blend II
    2 - amber (see above)
    3 - oakmoss
    1 - orange
    1 - rosewood
  • Om
    4 - orange
    2 - bergamot
    2 - rosewood
    2 - patchouli
  • Oriental Rose
    1 - patchouli
    2 - rose
  • Oakmoss Lavender
    1 - oakmoss
    1 - lavender
    1 - patchouli
  • Ocean Breeze
    1 - bergamot, mint or eucalyptus
    2 - lavender
    1 - rosemary
  • Oman
    4 - cedarwood
    1 - jasmine absolute
    1 - neroli
    4 – patchouli
  • Orange Sandalwood
    1 - vanilla
    1 - neroli
    1 - orange
    1 - sandalwood
  • Patchouli Blend
    2 - amber (see above)
    3 - patchouli
    2 - sandalwood
  • Patchouli Rose I
    1 - patchouli
    2 - rose
    2 - vanilla
  • Patchouli-Rose II
    1 - jasmine
    3 - patchouli
    2 - rose
    2 - sandalwood
    2 - ylang-ylang
  • Rose Blend I
    1 - jasmine
    1 - palmarosa
    2 - rose
  • Rose Blend II
    2 - cedarwood
    2 - myrrh
    1 - patchouli
    3 - rose
    2 - sandalwood
  • Rose Blend III
    1 - patchouli
    1 - rose
    2 - sandalwood
  • Sabra
    2 - orange
    1 - patchouli
    1 - tangerine
  • Sandalwood
    1 - clove bud
    2 - frankincense
    1 - patchouli
    5 - sandalwood
  • Sauna
    2 - eucalyptus
    2 - fir needle
    1 - juniper berry
    1 - lemon
    1 - pine
    2 - tangerine
    1 - wintergreen
  • Sensual Blend
    1 - jasmine
    1 - patchouli
    1 - vanilla
  • Shalimar Type
    5 - amber (see above)
    15 - neroli
    9 - jasmine
    9 - patchouli
    5 - vanilla
  • Spicy Men's Blend
    2 - bergamot
    1 - cedarwood
    1 - clove
    1 - juniper
    1 - patchouli
  • Springtime
    15 - lavender
    5 - neroli
    8 - oakmoss
    4 - rosemary
  • Summer
    20 - lavender
    10 - palmarosa
    5 - sandalwood
    10 - rose
  • Sunny Morning
    2 - grapefruit
    1 - lime
    1 - spearmint
  • Sweet Earth
    3 - lavender
    1 - patchouli
    2 - vanilla
  • Tropical Evening
    1 - jasmine
    4 - vanilla
    1 - ylang-ylang
  • Twilight
    1 - patchouli
    2 - sandalwood
    2 - vanilla
    optional: jasmine or rose
  • Vanilla Fields
    4 - vanilla
    1 - jasmine
    1 - ylang-ylang
  • Vanilla Sandalwood
    3 - vanilla absolute
    2 - sandalwood
    1 - patchouli
    optional: jasmine or rose
  • Viens
    1 - amber (see above)
    3 - jasmine
    3 - rose
    2 - sandalwood
  • White Rose
    1 - bergamot
    1 - geranium
    1 - patchouli
  • Woodlands
    5 - amber
    2 - bergamot
    1 - patchouli
    3 - sandalwood
  • Wood Rose
    2 - cedarwood
    2 - myrrh
    1 - patchouli
    3 - rose
    2 - sandalwood
  • Yule
    2 - frankincense
    1 - cedar
    1 - juniper berry
    2 - pine or fir

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