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    Silicone Loaf Soap Mold With Box


    This food grade silicone loaf mold is perfect for making soaps. With the wooden box and non-stick silicone inner, your soaps will turn out perfectly shaped every time.

    For more soap recipes: Soaps & Shampoo Bars


      • Includes wooden box and removable silicone inner
      • Capacity: 1200g
      • Dimensions of inner: 26 x 7. x 7.5cm
      • Heat and cold resistant up to 230℃
      • Food grade silicone
      • BPA free
      • Non-stick
      • Microwave, oven, freezer and dishwasher safe (within temperature ranges).
      • Mold can be used for soaps, chocolate, cakes, jellies, puddings etc
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      • A handful of fresh or dried rose petals
      • 320g water, boiled and cooled or distilled
      • 118g lye
      • 420g olive oil infused with rose petals
      • 70g rosehip seed oil or another oil such as pomegranate or even jojoba
      • 225g coconut oil
      • 80g shea butter
      • 55g castor oil
      • 2 tsp kaolin clay or pink clay for colour**
      • 2 T water (you may need a little extra)
      • 1 ½ - 2 tsp rose absoluterose blend or geranium essential oil
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        **You may use more clay if you wish, to make an ultra creamy bar. You can either blend it in the melted oils phase before adding the lye solution, add it teaspoon by teaspoon at trace or stir it in the batter once in the mold. Try 1-2 tablespoons to start. Your soap batter may be thicker than usual and adding clay will speed up trace.

        Place the rose petals and the 320g of water in a pot and heat until a gentle simmer is achieved. Turn off the heat and let the petals steep until the water has cooled, to make an infusion. If water has evaporated, top it up to reach 320g again. Wearing safety gear, add the lye to the rose water and stir until combined. The colour of the water may turn a deeper hue but that is normal. Set the lye solution aside to cool down to between 38 and 43 degrees. Melt the coconut and shea butter, and add the other oils to the melted mixture. Allow to cool to between 32 and 38 degrees. You may now add in the additional clay, if using, otherwise add it in one teaspoon at a time at trace or stir in right at the end before molding. In a separate bowl, combine the essential oil, clay and 2 T of water. This will be added at trace or after cooking depending on whether the hot or cold process method is used.

        Combine the lye solution and the oils. Blend with a stick/immersion blender for 30 seconds then hand mix to ensure everything is well mixed. Continue to alternate mixing by blender and by hand until trace is achieved.

        For cold process: continue alternating immersion and hand blending until trace is reached, then add the clay mixture and mix gently but well until it is dispersed. Pour into molds and leave to set for a day or two, then unmold and cure for 4 to 6 weeks.

        For hot process: pour the soap batter into a pot or slow cooker and cook on very low heat for about an hour (sometimes less), stirring every 15 minutes. Once cooked, stir in the clay mixture and pour into molds. Leave to set overnight then unmold. You can use the soap straight away, although leaving the bars to cure for a few weeks is always recommended.

        You can embed some dried rose petals on the top of your soap while the batter is still soft in the mold. The petals will eventually fall out in the shower but it makes for a stunning effect.


      Please note: product images are for illustrative purposes and may differ slightly from the actual product.


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        ENJOY FREE DELIVERY NATIONWIDE WHEN YOU SPEND R400 OR MORE

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        > Door-to-door courier delivery: nationwide shipping with The Courier Guy, Dawn Wing Express, CourierIt or FastWay

        > Delivery to your nearest Pargo Point

        If the value of the goods in your cart is less than R400 then a shipping fee will be applied. You can select your preferred option by rate or what is most convenient for you.

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        COURIER DELIVERY*

        Shipping Rates:

        Local (Cape Town Main Areas)
        R400.00 or more Courier Door to Door Delivery FREE
        R399.99 or less Courier Door to Door Delivery R55.00
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        R400.00 or more Courier Door to Door Delivery  FREE
        R399.99 or less Courier Door to Door Delivery R80.00
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        R400.00 or more Courier Door to Door Delivery  FREE
        R399.99 or less Courier Door to Door Delivery R100.00



        Please remember: our couriers can only deliver to street addresses and they do not deliver to embassies, malls and chain stores, plots, farms, mines and to some outlying towns and townships. If our couriers can't deliver to your address we'll contact you to make alternative arrangements. There are no deliveries on weekends or public holidays. 

        One of our courier partners – The Courier Guy, CourierIt, Dawn Wing Express or FastWay - will deliver to your physical address, Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. If you are at a business address during working hours then please register these details for your courier delivery unless someone is at home to sign for your parcel.

        If you live in a main city centre then approximate shipping time is 1-3 working days, nationwide. If you live in an outlying area delivery may take up to 7 working days. The shipping time of heavy goods, bulk purchases and to regional areas is generally 3-5 working days.

        Please do not hesitate to contact us or our courier partners directly if you would like to try and get a more precise estimate of delivery date.

        PARGO POINT DELIVERY*

        Shipping time to a Pargo point takes approximately 3 to 5 working days. 

        *Late Deliveries

        Unforeseen circumstances like adverse weather, load shedding, hijacking, strikes, pandemics or supplier issues could prolong the delivery time. It's rare, but it can happen. Late delivery is not grounds for refund or cancellation of already shipped orders but if you are in any way concerned about the current location of your parcel and ETA of delivery, please contact us with your order number so that we can follow up for you.


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