My Big Lick Salt Bar has long been a favorite of my local customers as well as those spread across the US. It’s formula is the perfect combination of moisture rich soapmaking oils and detoxifying and healing bath salts. The fresh, clean fragrance is appreciated by both men and women – it’s my boyfriend’s most favorite soap! – which is a fragrance blend of green clover, ivy and aloe combined with notes of grapefruit, orange, tangerine, and persimmon. So by request, this fabulous salt bar is now part of Buy it. Try it. Love it. Make it. Which means I’m giving you this best selling homemade soap recipe to make for your own family and friends!
Rebecca’s Best Ever Big Lick Salt Bar Recipe
36 fluid oz. distilled water
15 oz. lye (sodium hydroxide)
This soap fills three of my soapmaking molds and will yield approximately 30-36 bars depending on how they are cut. To make this soap, follow your basic cold process soapmaking instructions, stirring in the fragrance oil, pigment and bath water crystals as light trace using your stick (immersion) blender. (You can also stir in the pigment into the oils BEFORE you add the lye-water to ensure it is well blended.) Then pour into lined molds, cover and insulate. After 24 hours you can unmold and cut these into bars. Allow to cure for at least three weeks before use. The final bars will be very hard, solid bars with a creamy, lotion like lather.
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