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How To Make Hand Soap (Hand Care Series): Apricot & Lemon

Hi guys! This week we are dong handcare series! Specially for those who wants their hands to be well moisturised since thats one part of the ‘skin’ thats most used after heels:-0

For today’s recipe we will be making an Apricot & Lemon Delicate Hand Soap. To make the soap you will need a three butter soap base and lemon extract. The three butter soap base is effective against dry skin as it is a great moisturizer. Lemon extract has anti-microbial properties which fends off harmful bacteria. This prevents you from contracting or spreading infections, and keeps your hands clean. Add, apricot fragrance oil, for a fruity smell. Finally for an eye catching soap you will need exciting colors. To do so add yellow and pink liquid color pigment. There you have it, your very own hand soap!


Preparation Time : 30 minutes
Total Time : 50 minutes 

Ingredients: (makes 350g Soap)

  1. 350g SoapLab’s Shea Butter Soap Base 
  2. 15g SoapLab's Apricot Fragrance Oil
  3. 4g Pink Liquid Colour Pigment 
  4. 4g Yellow Colour Pigment  
  5. 2g Lemon Extract 
  6. 4g GLycerin 
  7. 25 - 30 sprays of Rubbing Alcohol
  8. 350g silicone mold  

Equipments You Will Need:

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

How to Make (langkah-langkah)


Visual Guide  

  1. Prepare Soap Base. Cut 300g of SoapLab’s Shea Butter Soap Base into little cubes, the smaller the cubes the faster it will melt.  

  2. Place container in the microwave. Melt them at 20 seconds interval. Check during each intervals, this is to avoid your soap from getting burnt. 

  3. Once everything is melted, add in 15g of Apricot Fragrance Oil into the melted soap. 

  4. Add in Lemon extract that has been diluted with some glycerin into the soap mixture. Mix everything using a spatula. 
  5. Next, get another mixing container and split the soap mixture into 2 equal parts. 

  6. Add in Yellow Liquid Colour Pigment into mixing container 1. Mix again, then set aside. 

  7. Next, in container 2, add in Pink Liquid Colour Pigment. Again, mix and set aside. 

  8. Spray mold with rubbing alcohol. Then take the 2 soap mixtures and pour into one cavity, side by side at once, like so. Then, spray surface of the soap with rubbing alcohol to remove bubbles. Set aside to harden ( 12 - 24 hours ) 

  9. Once ready, pull mold away from soap like so. Then, remove soap from the mold carefully. 

  10. Soap is ready!

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  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.

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