Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Tuesday's Tip: Whiten soap naturally


Today's tip comes from my own observations. In other words, it works for me, but please don't hunt me down if it doesn't work for you. :)

If you want your hot process soap to look whiter, use Sunflower oil as one of your base ingredients. It whitens the final bar without using titanium dioxide.

Sunflower oil also has a tendency to volcano, so I limit the amount used to 25% or less.

Here's my Red Tea Lychee soap, my latest creation where I used this technique to whiten: