One of the best ways of making use of the oranges is through zesty soap recipe. This summery soap is likely to brighten your day and it tends to remind you of the warmer weathers. Orange zest lemon bar is quite easy to prepare, smells good and looks amazing.
This Article Aims At Demonstrating Some Easy Method Of Preparing This Soap
The various materials required for making this soap are orange zest, lemon essential oil, soap colorant and soap base. You can make use of Stephenson Personal Care’s Crystal ST Clear Soap Base.
Cut The Base Into Cubes
Prior to melting the cubes, it is significant to cut the soap base into cubes as it shall help in melting the soap base faster. The soap base when in solid form tends to look cloudy but when melted it tends to look the way it should.
Melt The Base
Initially you need to melt the soap base in a double boiler. You can as well microwave your soap base in 15-30 second interval. However, it has been noticed that by doing so the soap might get overheated that might lead to unwanted bubbles and loss of moisture from the base.
Stir It Slowly
Soon after the soap base melts, it is important to melt the base slowly. Do not stir the base too vigorously as bubbles might form there. Keep your stoves on the lowest setting so that you can avoid bubbles. You will notice that the topmost layer of the soap has begun to cool down, thereby leaving a slight film over the soap. Stir the film layer when the soap is melting until the time it has dissolved. You can as well scoop the layer off, after the soap has melted.
In this step you are required to add colorant, orange zest pieces as well as vitamin E. You then need to add lemon scent according to your requirement.According to experts, it is recommended to make use of 5 drops of scent in one ounce of soap.
Pour Into Soap Molds
After completion, you need to pour the soap into soap mold. In case you see bubbles in the soap then add spritz of rubbing alcohol.