How to Make Coconut Milk Soap

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While goat’s milk soap is the most popular type of milk soap on the market, there are many other variations. Coconut milk is one of the most popular, with coconut oil and palm milk also gaining in popularity.

How to Make Coconut Milk Soap

This is a fairly easy recipe, though many people have natural mixed enjoys of this technique.

In a large bowl, combine the coconut milk and palm oil. Remember, these are scented oils – antibacterial oils specifically. You will want to stir very gently to avoid foam or bubbles.

Place the bowl in a double boiler, heat evenly, and let cook about 5 minutes. Taking the bowl off the heat, add the glycerin and stir well. Refrigerate the bowl in an airtight container.

How to Make Palm Oil Soap

This recipe is very similar to the coconut oil soap above, except the lye is only a minor detail.

In a heavy glass bowl, combine the palm oil, water and lemon juice. Stir very gently to mix. The mixture will foam.

Place the bowl in a double boiler, heat evenly, and let cook about 5 minutes. Taking the bowl off the heat, add the glycerin and stir well. Refrigerate the bowl in an airtight container.

Some people like to smell the coffee while they make this soap. If you are so, feel free to add a coffee aroma to the oils – it is great to have around the house for the entire family.

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For those who enjoy handmade soap with a great scent, consider commercial soap. But since many commercial soaps are manufactured with chemicals and are not really soap, it is really only natural to make your own.

For a commercial purpose, you can make coconut milk soap. Simply change the brown sugar to white when it has reaches the consistency you want. You can achieve this in a bowl, using a hand mixer is fine. First, heat the oils and sugar in a saucepan. Stir gently to mix. Then remove from the heat and slowly add milk and lemon juice to the mixture, continuing to stir it. This takes about 1 – 2 hours to complete.

Another soap recipe to try out is coconut oil soap. This recipe is the same as above, only replaces the coconut oil with coconut milk.


1 cup coconut oil1/2 cup sesame oil2 tablespoons coconut milk

First heat a few inches of oil over low heat in a large wok. Once warm, add milk and stir well. Place in a convulsion until cooled. Sprinkle in a few drops of essential oil to act as a scent.

Which ever kind of soap you can make is up to you and how much you are willing to pay. There is plenty of homemade recipes to choose from that can be written and published online. A few tips to help out your process.

While making soap yourself is better than buying it, make sure that you either have a stove or electric mixer. You need to be very careful when mixing the oils and the wax. You do not want wax and oils to floating on your soap when removing the soap mixture from the heat. That would be very difficult to do.

Also, make sure you have a towel to wipe away any excess oil that drips out of the soap during the wash. You do not want your soap to get mixed with any dirty laundry that you are currently cleaning. Any excess oil on your laundry could interfere with the effectiveness of the wash and result in a less than optimal soap performance.

Another thing to keep in mind is your water temperature when making the soap. If the temperature is too hot, you will dehydrate your skin and result in tightness and skin breakdown. Wrap your towel tightly around your head to prevent the soap and any excess oil from splashing onto your face.

Alright, that is it. Make sure to have a few supplies on hand and you are ready to begin!

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