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Easiest Soap Recipe!

4 ingredients soap, using only lye and oil, no fragrance or added fanciness; just a clean slate!

Lye is available online.

Two natural yellow piece of soap isolated on white background simple soap recipe with 4 ingredients


  • 500 grams Olive oil
  • 200 grams Coconut oil
  • 300 grams Water
  • 125 grams Lye


  1. Weigh out the olive oil and coconut oil in a large stainless steel pot.
  2. Heat the oils on the stove until they are melted and mixed together. 
  3. In a separate container, weigh out the water and slowly add the lye while stirring constantly. 
  4. Once the lye has dissolved in the water, add the mixture to the pot with the oils and stir well. 
  5. Keep stirring until the soap mixture thickens and reaches trace (when the mixture leaves a visible trail or mark on the surface).
  6. Pour the mixture into a soap mold and let it sit for 24-48 hours before cutting into bars.
  7. Allow the bars to cure for at least 4-6 weeks before using.

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