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DIY Oatmeal Soap For Psoriasis At Home


Today we have an exciting one! We all know how good oats are for us. It’s full of fiber and vitamins which keeps us healthy. It also is great for weight management as it keeps us full for longer. 

However, most importantly; Oats is also great for our skin!. With today’s recipe for the Oatmeal Enriched Milky Soap Bar, we will find out how. Firstly you will need an oil mix which contains coconut, castor, olive and palm oil. All these oils provide the skin with nourishment and vitamins. Palm oil helps improve the overall wellness and health of the skin. This is due to its high content of antioxidants and vitamins such as Vitamin A and E. Next, combine the oil mix with lye flakes, distilled water, Alpro’s Oat Milk (or you can make your own oat milk!) and oats. 

Oat milk removes impurities and dead skin cells, while moisturizing. This nourishes the skin giving it a nice radiant glow. The oats act as a gentle exfoliator for the skin. Due to this its a great soap to be used in skin problems like psoriasis. 

For the final touch, add maple, oat and honey fragrance oil for a hearty and delightful smell.

Duration:

Preparation Time : 20 minutes
Total Time : 40 minutes

Ingredients: (makes 6 x 50g soap bars)

  1. 94.5g Coconut Oil 
  2. 94.5g Olive Oil 
  3. 31.5g Castor Oil 
  4. 94.5g Palm Oil 
  5. 46.5g SoapLab’s Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH) Pastilles 
  6. 46.5g Distilled Water  
  7. 31.5g Alpro’s Oat Milk 
  8. 22.5 Maple, Oat & Honey Fragrance Oil 
  9. 10g Oats
  10. 10-20 sprays of Rubbing Alcohol 
  11. 6 cavity silicon mold 50g 

Equipments You Will Need:

  1. Heat Resistant Containers
  2. Spatula/ Stirrer (Can Also be kitchen Spoon)
  3. Weighing Scale (Digital)
For more info on what other equipments you will need to start making handmade skincare; click here


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Visual Guide 


  1. Combine lye flakes with distilled water carefully. Wear gloves & long sleeves to avoid backsplash getting in contact with exposed skin. 

  2. Slowly mix with a whisk until all the lye flakes have dissolved in the distilled water. Solution may become hot, do be cautious. 

  3. To bring lye solution to room temperature, place container in a water bath. 

  4. Measure out Alpro’s Oat Milk carefully to avoid any spillage and then set aside. 

  5. Separately, pour your Oil Mix into a heat resistant mixing container. Combine room temperature Lye Water  with the oil mix.

  6. Next, use a whisk and mix until it reaches thin trace. Timing of this may vary as the faster you mix, the faster solution will saponify and reaches thin trace. 

  7.  Once it reaches thin trace, add in the oats. 

  8. Next, add in Maple, Oat & Honey Fragrance Oil. For this, use a pipette for easy measuring & dispensing  

  9. Add in Oat's Milk into the container and mix everything using a whisk until milk, oat & oil are evenly dispersed throughout the soap mixture. 

  10. Prepare your silicone mold. Spray with Rubbing Alcohol to sanitise mold. Next, pour in soap mixture into each cavity. Pour carefully, soap might still be warm. 

  11. Sprinkle on some more oats on top of each soap. Then, leave soap for 24 to 48 hours to harden. 

  12. Once hardened, carefully pull mold away from soap. This will help preserve those desired sharp & crispy edges of the soap.  

  13. Whenever you feel ready, gently push soap out from the mold.  

  14. Soap will be needing 2 - 4 weeks to fully cure before it is used. Keep soap aside till then. 


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Caution!

  1. Always test the product on your skin for allergic test first. Click here to find out how to do so
  2. If you are selling this product, advice your consumers to do allergic test first
  3. Make sure all your utensils and work surface is clean and sterilise as dirty area and utensils can reduce shelf life of scrub
  4. Do not add in any Fresh ingredients that can spoil easily as this will reduce the shelf life of product unless specified in recipe. Click here to find out more
  5. If applying on face, avoid citrus based or sandalwood essential oil as Malaysian weather will cause your skin to be easily sun burnt. Wear sun protection if add these Essential oils.
  6. If you have any questions; please don't hesitate to contact us here via FB messenger or via WhatsApp at 0126643817
  7. If you would like to join our Skincare & Soap Making Class Click here
  8. If you would like to have these readymade (PRIVATE LABEL/OEM) for you, email sales@soaplabmalaysia.com For Free Quotation.

Unknown said...

For no. 9, add in Fresh Goat's Milk or Alpro Oat Milk?

Soap Lab Malaysia said...

hi sorry typo error. its alpro oat milk

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