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Matcha Green Tea Soap Recipe

Equipment

Instructions

  • Put on safety gear including rubber gloves amd safety goggles.
  • Using a kitchen scale, measure out all your ingredients.
  • Heat your oils over low heat until fully melted and it has reached 115 degrees F.
  • In a well ventilated area, add your lye to the water in your pyrex glass, stirring constantly. It will get hot very quickly.
  • Cool your lye water in an ice bath until it reaches 115 degrees F.
  • Add your oils to a large bowl and then slowly add your lye water to the mixture.
  • Using an immersion blender, blend mixture until it reaches trace (pudding-like consistency).
  • At trace, add in your matcha powder. Blend until fully combined. Add in your essential oils and blend again.
  • Pour your soap into a load-style soap mold. Wrap in a towel and place somewhere warm for 48 hours.
  • After 48 hours, remove your soap from the mold. Cut into desired sections.
  • Leave your soap to cure on a wire rack for 6 weeks in a cool, dark place.