Baraka Palm Kernel Oil combined with Cocoa Butter creates a cleansing bar of handmade soap that lathers extremely well and lasts for a long time.
This DIY cocoa butter soap recipe is easy to make and adds a fun element to a homemade product. Let's learn how to make this luxurious and creamy soap together.
Try this cocoa butter soap recipe to create a long lasting bar of luxurious soap.
HOW TO MAKE THIS BUBBLY FUN SOAP BAR
The skin benefits of cocoa butter soap are numerous. Due to being enriched with different vitamins and antioxidants, it is one of the most sought-after natural handmade soaps. With regular use of cocoa butter soap, you can achieve the following.
- Soothing of sensitive and irritated skin.
- Treatment of skin itchiness and dryness.
- Natural glowing skin with a renewed complexion.
- Diminishing dark spots and marks on the skin.
- Nourished and moisturized skin with a plump appearance.
- Reduced signs of aging, especially around the eye area.
Benefits of Oils in Cocoa Butter Soap
This DIY cocoa butter soap recipe incorporates different natural oils such as palm kernel oil, coconut oil, and Shea butter. We also use additional essential oils in this recipe to impart a pleasant fragrance to the soap.
The use of palm kernel oil in skincare products such as in this homemade cocoa butter soap has gained popularity. This popularity can be attributed to its moisturizing properties and how well it helps retain skin elasticity.
Palm kernel oil also helps lighten the look of dark spots and prevents skin damage caused by sunlight. Its antioxidant nature and vitamin-rich content help in boosting the skin’s natural circulation and imparting a natural glow to the skin.
The use of coconut oil in this recipe, along with Shea butter, adds to the moisturizing nature of this soap. These two ingredients help in retaining the skin moisture and preventing hydration loss. They also help in treating skin dryness and soothing flaky, irritated skin.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I Make Soap with Cocoa Butter?
Cocoa butter can easily be incorporated into any soap using our DIY homemade cocoa butter soap recipe.
Is Cocoa Butter Soap Good for The Skin?
Cocoa butter soap has numerous benefits for the skin, including preventing skin damage, adding moisture, and getting rid of dark spots.
Can I Add Cocoa Butter to My Melt and Pour Soap?
Cocoa butter can be added to your melt and pour soap by incorporating it in the oils part of the soap mixture. Using low, medium heat and a double boiler, it can be melted and mixed.
How Do You Temper Cocoa Butter for Soap?
Cocoa butter can be tempered for soap use by melting it to 100 degrees Fahrenheit and maintaining that temperature for at least 45 to 60 minutes, before cooling it down.
Learn more about Zakia
For Zakia Ringgold, magic happens when motherhood collides with life, work and technology.
Seeking work/life balance and natural ingredients surrounded by a supportive family, she launched her online shop Natural Soap by Zakia.
She did this with a live stream and a cell phone to the tune of 100 orders in the first week, without leaving her dining room. She realized it was so much more than soap, it was education, opportunity, empowerment and most importantly community.
Zakia is a certified soap maker, blogger, instructor and author who teaches students around the world soap making and digital technology.
With over 15 years experience developing training curriculum, Ringgold decided to lean into her passion of soap making and combine it with her skill-set to make training programs and digital solutions in Live Soap School.
Additionally, Zakia has authored the New Soap Makers Cookbook series to help new soap makers learn the art and science of soap making.
Soap Making, Live Streaming, Chatbots, and simple instruction are the foundations on which Zakia bases her services.
This has placed her in the international space, shipping her product line to 17 countries and counting, while training students globally to do the same. Watch Zakia and her two daughters Nyla and Paige, broadcasting live on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.