We have already told you how to make heart-shaped soap for Valentine’s Day, now here’s a tutorial of super natural and useful homemade soap, which is especially cool for dry skin. You’ll need 2 mixing bowls, a cake mixer or a blender, a thermometer, scale and a rubber spatula, several measuring cups and spoons, a microwave or a stove top, container/mold with cover, lots of paper towels, rubber gloves and safety glasses; olive oil, coconut oil, rice bran oil, cocoa butter, shea butter, alkanet root powder, lye, jojoba oil, lavender and patchouli essential oils. Add the lye to the water. Stir well taking precautions to not breathe in the fumes. Set the mixture to the side and allow it to cool to approximately 110F (~45°C ). Add all your fats and oils together and melt. Allow them to cool to approximately 110F, or within 5 degrees of the lye water. Add the lye water mixture to the melted oils, at the end of your trace, add extra oils. Pour your traced soap mixture into your molds. Pop out after 3 to 5 days, cut it in bars and allow sitting for a full 4 to 6 weeks to cure and finish the saponification process. Enjoy your cool natural soap!