Oatmeal soap

by Barry
(Vermont)

10 ounces Palm Oil

4 ounces Coconut Oil
2 ounces Olive Oil
1/4 cup regular oatmeal, run through the blender
2 ounces lye
8 fluid ounces water
1/4 ounce essential oil (optional)

Directions:
1. Pour lye into the water (never pour water into lye) - Set aside to cool
2. Melt palm and coconut oils together -set aside to cool
3. In a blender or food processor, mix the olive oil and oatmeal
4. When palm and coconut oils are approximately 120 degrees Fahrenheit and lye water is approximately 100 degrees Fahrenheit, gently pour lye water into oils (never pour oils into lye)
5. Stir until trace
6. Add the oatmeal mixture, and stir until well mixed
7. Pour into prepared molds and cover with plastic wrap
8. Allow to stand covered and out of drafts for 48 hours
9. Remove from molds and cut as desired
10. Allow to age in open air for 2-3 weeks before using

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