Kombo Olive Oil Shampoo Bar

August
23
,
2023

 

INGREDIENTS

• 600g Coconut oil.

(can infuse with herbs the day before & strain & use that Oil)

• 480g Olive oil.

• 120g palm kernel Oil.

• 60g Kombo butter.

• 360g Cow's Milk Or water or any liquid or tea infusion Of choice

• 200g Lye.

2 teaspoons of any herbal powders like neem, cinnamon, cocoa

powder, amla or hibiscus.. Can add these powders to the oils or

mix in a little oil and add at trace..

• Essential Oil: 3 teaspoons rosemary essential Oil.

• Yield: about 20 bars of soap.

• Recipe fills 2 (900g) moulds

 

DIRECTIONS

  • Measure out the liquid of choice ( milk, water , any tea)
  • Add the lye flakes, stir and place in a well aerated area to cool.
  • Proceed to measure out the oils and kombo butter.
  • Melt on low heat till butter is dissolved into the oils.
  • Measure out the herbal powders of choice and add them to the oils.
  • When the lye solution is cooled down, add it to the oils, stir pulse a few times with a stick blender till mix begins to thivken slightly .
  • Add the essential oils, mix in well and pour soap batter into silicon cavity moulds.
  • Pop them out when cooled and firm to the touch, allow to "cure" for 3 weeks or more.

 

Note:

Amla and hibiscus powders are especially beneficial for dry scalp and brittle hair, so an infusion in oil helps combat that.

Rosemary herb powder and essential oil help with hair loss and hair regrowth.

See also: Kombo Body and Hair Butter

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