INCI: Elaeis Guineensis (palm) Hydrogenated Oil
Our Palm Oil is Sustainable Palm Oil!
Palm Oil is one of the most popular Soap Making Carrier Oils (aka Base Oils, Fixed Oils, and Soap Making Oils) that currently top our list of "Soap Making Must-Haves". This oil is refined, bleached, and deodorized. Palm oil is a natural source of palmitic fatty acids. Palm oil is one of the few vegetable oils relatively high in saturated fats (like coconut oil) and thus semi-solid at room temperature. It is also an important component of many soaps, washing powders, personal care products, and is used to treat wounds.
Palm oil makes a hard bar that cleans well and is also mild. It is a good substitute for tallow in all-vegetable soaps. The quality of Palm oil is far superior to other vegetable oils that are filler oils. Palm oil is universal and used in many expensive luxury soaps. Use is as a Base oil at 20 - 30%. Palm Oil is generally heated to its liquid form before use. Palm Oil also helps pull other oils into saponification more quickly. Very mild, Palm is one of the most versatile and most-used of our Soap Making Oils.
Palm oil is extracted from the pulp of the fruit of the oil palm Elaeis guineensis; palm kernel oil is derived from the kernel (seed) of the oil palm. Palm oil, palm kernel oil and coconut oil are three of the few highly saturated vegetable fats.