Midnight Lavender Soap

Formula: CP109 Difficulty level: medium Shelf life: min 12 months Superfat: 6%

For details of the terms used and how to work, and for your safety, please see before COLD SOAP MAKING GUIDE

Ingredients for about 1 kg of soap

Coconut Oil RBD

Olive oil organic

Argan Oil

Shea Butter purified 

Sodium hydroxide

Distilled water

Lavender essential oil

Alkanet root powder

Titanium dioxide

Lavender flowers dried


493 gr

62 gr

30 gr

30 gr

98,5 gr

222 gr

45 gr

2 tbsp shaved

1 tbsp grated

2-3 tbsp

1. The day before making the soap, prepare the alkanet macerate by mixing alkanet powder with argan and olive oil. The macerate is stirred from time to time.

2. Before you start preparing the soap prepare all utensils and equipment on the workbench to be within reach.
Carry out the necessary ingredient weighings from the recipe.
Mix the titanium dioxide into two tablespoons of argan oil and set aside.

3. Weigh the amount of caustic soda and water separately.
In a heatproof bowl add the distilled water, over which, in an airy room, add the Sodium Hydroxide a little at a time and stir slowly, carefully, until it dissolves completely and the solution becomes transparent. Allow the solution to cool to about 40°C.

4. Pass the alkanet macerate through a filter, then add the shea butter and coconut butter and heat on a water bath until the composition becomes fluid. Allow to cool to 40°C.

5. Transfer the oils to a container with a volume greater than 1 litre, preferably 1.5-2 litres, or use the container in which the oils were heated if it is large enough. Slowly pour the sodium hydroxide solution over the oils. Both should be of similar temperature.

6. Place the blender in the bowl and blend until the mixture becomes the consistency of a more liquid pudding, at which point add the lavender essential oil. Incorporate the essential oil into the soap mixture by slow, thorough mixing. Some, about a quarter of the soap is transferred to a smaller container. To this portion add the dispersed titanium dioxide. Mix thoroughly with the blender.

7. First transfer the darker composition to the soap mould, over which the titanium dioxide composition is poured. Shape the surface of the soap with a teaspoon and sprinkle with lavender flowers

8. Cover with foil and leave for 2 days in a cool place. Once the soap has hardened, it can be removed from the mould and cut to the desired size.
The soap is then left to ripen in a well-ventilated space, on shelves or in covered boxes (but not closed to allow air circulation). Maturation takes a minimum of 4 weeks from the date of production, during which time the soap is not used as it is still reactive.

Required utensils: 2 heat-resistant pots (300 ml and 1.5 l); block soap mould; wooden soap cutter box; straight soap cutter; reusable filter; spatula; kitchen blender

This formula was developed by Elemental's qualified staff. The recipes are intended to exemplify the use of products marketed by Elemental and are believed ... to be accurate, Elemental assumes no liability or risk associated with the use of its products for the preparation and evaluation of the recipe as the conditions of preparation and use are beyond its control. The person who prepares the recipe must refer to the safety data sheets to ensure the safe handling of all raw materials and bears full responsibility for ensuring the safe and correct use and storage of all materials procured and used. Elemental is not liable for any damages resulting from the use of this information, and assumes no responsibility for misuse of selected materials, formula or method, in whole or in part. For commercial use, assessments of the safety, stability, regulatory compliance and suitability of this recipe, methods and the finished product are the sole responsibility of the user and/or the legal entity placing the product on the market.

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14 Opinions
  • Cristina ******* E

    Cristina ******* E 02/08/2023

    Va mulțumesc tare mult!
    Numai bine și spor in toate va doresc!
  • Cristina ******* E

    Cristina ******* E 02/08/2023

    Bună ziua.
    Putem înlocui uleiul de argan cu cel de caise?
    • Elemental * a

      Elemental * a 02/08/2023

      Bună ziua Cristina,
      Deoarece uleiul de argan și uleiul de caise au același indice de saponificare, puteți efectua înlocuirea fără recalcularea rețetei.
      Succes vă dorim!
  • Cornelia P

    Cornelia P 10/23/2022

    Buna ziua! Dupa ce am strecurat pudra de alkanet, au ramas 63 g ulei argan+masline. In reteta totalul uleiului de masline si argan este 92g. Ar mai trebui adaugat sau e ok asa cum a ramas?
    Multumesc anticipat pt raspuns ?
    • Elemental A

      Elemental A 10/24/2022

      Bună ziua! Mai suplimentați cu ulei de măsline, până la 92 gr. Succes!
      • Cornelia P

        Cornelia P 10/24/2022

        Multumesc! Asa am facut :)
        Sunteti minunati, iar eu sunt dependenta de retetele dumneavoastra :)
  • Magdalena N

    Magdalena N 02/06/2022

    un sapun bio cu miros spectacular .
  • Irina A

    Irina A 01/29/2022

    Buna ziua cu ce se poate inlocui dioxidul de titan?
    • Elemental A

      Elemental A 02/04/2022

      Bună ziua! Înlocuitor nu putem recomanda, eventual eliminați acest ingredient din rețetă, dar aspectul săpunului va fi altfel.
  • Iulia D

    Iulia D 09/02/2021

    Buna ziua,

    În descriere văd următorul pas:
    "Dioxidul de titan se amestecă în două linguri de ulei de argan și se pune deoparte."

    Sunt 2 linguri de ulei de argan separate fata de cele 30g menționate în lista de ingrediente sau le adăugam din amestecul macerat? Se poate folosi și alt ulei in locul celui de argan pentru amestecarea dioxidului de titan?


    • Elemental

      Elemental 09/03/2021

      Bună ziua! Dioxidul de titan se amestecă cu două linguri de ulei de argan separate fașă de cele 30 g, însă puteți folosi și alt ulei vegetal. Succes!
      • Iulia D

        Iulia D 10/26/2021

        A iesit perfect! Multumesc frumos pentru reteta :)
  • Cristina

    Cristina 05/11/2021

    Buna ziua. Nu credeti ca e cam mult ulei esential de lavanda?

    • Elemental

      Elemental 05/13/2021

      Bună ziua! Nu, însă puteți folosi și o cantitate mai mică dacă doriți.