I continued with a similar recipe to the ones I had already made, determined to use both Lanolin and Jojoba, but this time I also remembered the Cocoa Butter that is sitting on a shelf in kitchen. Since I don't have steady supply of lard, I thought it would be a great addition to the recipe to make the soap harder. I also had some Shea butter that I added to it. One of the grandmothers loves that.
For colour I turned to the Alkanet infused oil that I have, lovely and dark red, ready to give it's blue to purple colour as soon as it comes in touch with the alkaline caustic soda. I never tire of the colour magic that soap making is.
I made these big generous chunks of soaps and the recipe turned out to be:
Olive Oil - 40% - 7oz / 200g (80g of that wa…