Monday, September 14, 2009
Palm oil free soap
Here is some of my latest batch of peppermint & lavender soap, made without palm oil. I just doubled the coconut and olive oil and left out the palm, and it looks just the same as my other batches. I'll have to wait until it cures (4 weeks), to see if it lathers the same. I'm sure it will. I think most people know by now that palm oil production destroys the habitat of orangutans, and palm oil is in processed foods, soaps, detergents etc, mostly labelled as vegetable oil, so you don't really know if you're buying it. Even the solid cubes of palm oil I used to buy to make soap with said they were solidified vegetable oil. Now I can wash without a guilty conscience.