easy lard soap recipe

easy to make lard soap recipes

Here are some lard soap recipes using the cold process soap making method.

Although lard might not be one of the most appealing ingredients used in homemade soaps, it is however one of the best!

Lard adds a creamy lather to soap as well as having some amazing conditioning properties. It also adds a little bit of hardness to soap which is always so nice to the touch.

A lot of people think that lard soap will clog up their pores and maybe even damage their skin. This could not be farther from the truth because lard is very good for skin. It is so mild and it is extremely moisturizing too.

The end result is a handmade soap that conditions your skin beautifully.

These lard recipes have been designed so they can be made in your kitchen with easy to find and common ingredients.. These recipes all use the cold process soap making method.

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Does Not Get Much Easier Than This - Lard Soap

INGREDIENTS

Fats, oils and butters

  • 600 grams lard

Lye solution

  • 80 grams lye (sodium hydroxide)
  • 228 grams distilled water

Scent (if you wish) can be added at trace

  • 30 to 50 grams of fragrance or essential oil (you will need a bottle of 30 to 60 milliliters the equivalent of 1 to 2 fluid ounces).

This lard soap recipe makes about 2 pounds of soap which will produce about 6-7 bars of soap.

Soap making instructions can be found here.

Remember that ingredients (except for additives when indicated in volume) need to be weighted and not measured.Fragrance and essential oils should also be weighed.

Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions.

Lard and Olive Soap

INGREDIENTS

Fats, oils and butters

  • 300 grams lard
  • 270 grams olive oil
  • 30 grams castor oil

Lye solution

  • 79 grams lye (sodium hydroxide)
  • 228 grams distilled water

Scent can be added at trace

  • 30 to 50 gr of fragrance or essential oil (you will need a bottle of 30 to 60 milliIitres the equivalent of 1 to 2 fluid ounces).

This recipe makes about 2 pounds of soap which will produce about 6-7 bars of soap.


Remember that ingredients (except for additives when indicated in volume) need to be weighted and not measured.Fragrance and essential oils should also be weighed.

Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions.

Creamy Lard Soap

INGREDIENTS

Fats, oils and butters

  • 240 grams lard
  • 120 grams palm kernel oil
  • 120 grams wheat germ oil
  •  60 grams cocoa butter
  •  60 grams avocado oil

Lye solution

  • 83 grams lye (sodium hydroxide)
  • 228 grams distilled water

Scent can be added at trace

  • 30 to 50 gr of fragrance or essential oil (you will need a bottle of 30 to 60 milliIitres the equivalent of 1 to 2 fluid ounces).

This recipe makes about 2 pounds of soap which will produce about 6-7 bars of soap.


Remember that ingredients (except for additives when indicated in volume) need to be weighted and not measured.Fragrance and essential oils should also be weighed.

Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions.

Basic Lard Soap

INGREDIENTS

Fats, oils and butters

  • 390 grams lard
  • 150 grams coconut oil
  • 60 grams cocoa butter

Lye solution

  • 86 grams lye (sodium hydroxide)
  • 228 grams distilled water

Scent can be added at trace

  • 30 to 50 gr of fragrance or essential oil (you will need a bottle of 30 to 60 milliIitres the equivalent of 1 to 2 fluid ounces).

This recipe makes about 2 pounds of soap which will produce about 6-7 bars of soap.


Remember that ingredients (except for additives when indicated in volume) need to be weighted and not measured.Fragrance and essential oils should also be weighed.

Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions.

Lard soap recipes are versatile and can be easily created. Lard soap is wonderfully creamy and so good for your skin. It will condition and moisturize your skin like no other soap and the best part is that you have made it yourself, so you know exactly what you put into it.

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