Shea-Mango Conditioning Soap

Shea-Mango Conditioning Soap & Hand-knitted Chenille Washcloths. This is a creamy, all-over body soap, enriched with soothing pure shea and mango butters. We’ve kept ours without any scent, but feel free to add any scent you wish.


Recipe makes 4 lbs. (approximately 16 – 4 oz bars). Follow the basic instructions for cold process soap making.

Ingredients: (Weigh all ingredients)

  • 16 ounces olive oil
  • 16 ounces coconut oil or palm kernel flakes
  • 8 ounces shea butter
  • 8 ounces mango butter
  • 17 ounces water
  • 6.8 ounces sodium hydroxide (lye)
  • 2 ounces of fragrance (optional)

Your handcrafted soap will be even more special along side one of these plush, all-cotton chenille washcloths that you knit. Made of 100% cotton chenille yarn by Crystal Palace™ available at Perfect Touch Yarns,
Pattern available in Weekend Knitting: 50 Unique Projects and Ideas (Hardcover) by Melanie Falick