100% pure organic Tallow soap - Calendula orange EO

tallow kawakawa Soap

Stock Status: 5
Delivery Status: 3-5 days

100% tallow (The fat came from an organic farm here in the Marlborough Sounds and was rendered by us - we do render all our tallow ourselves).

I put a lot of care into the recipe - because normally 100% tallow soaps don't lather very well, I added some sugar and citric acid, which helps to get more lather and also decided to use the dual lye method. I used mainly the usual sodium hydroxide (NaOh - lye), but added a part of potassium hydroxide (KOH - lye) as well. This is usually used for liquid soaps, but has the advantage here of producing a bit more lather than a 100% NaOh soap usually would.
This soap is lightly fragranced with Orange EO.

Soap ingredients:
Tallow, Water, Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Hydroxide, Essential oil, sugar, citric aci, Calendula petal powder

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