Natural Pet Soap Recipe

1kg Natural Pet Soap Recipe  

Oils to be heated

200g Olive oil pomace

200g coconut oil

100g Palm Oil ( Can Be substituted with Coconut oil)

100g Hemp Seed Oil

50g Castor oil

50g Argan Oil

25g Shea butter

25g Cocoa butter


How to make the Lye solution

Add sodium hydroxide to water, not other way around!!

Add 500g Caustic Soda to 1kg water in a well-ventilated room and wear all appropriate safety gear.

Stir until dissolved very slowly then let solution cool to room temp.

Unused lye can be stored in a sealable plastic bottle and used at a later date just please make sure it is labelled as poison!! and put out of reach of children and pets



  1. Add 320g  lye to 750g  oils in a S/S pot or heavy duty plastic pail
  2. Using a stick blender on medium speed mix to a light trace
  3. Add soap safe colourants if needed
  4. Add 25-50ml lemongrass essential oil and  50ml neem
  5. Pour into mould of your choice and leave covered over night
  6. Remove from mould and cut if needing then let cure for 2-6 weeks before use
  7. Preform the zap test to make sure soap is safe to use before selling or giving away or using on your pets!!
  8. Have fun!!!



 ZAP Test is when you place the soap on the tip of your tongue  and if it zaps you like as in a severe tangy sensation your soap will need further testing with a ph tester to be between 9-10.5 ph max!

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Posted: Friday 12 July 2019