Fixed Oil

    These are the base oils used in making soaps and lotions. Fixed oils do not evaporate like essential oil and are often called carrier oils. Each oil has different properties and will impart those into the soaps you make. We recommend using a variety of oils.

    Almond Butter, Sweet


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    INCI Name = Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil (and) Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

    Saponification Value: 188 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Our Ultra Refined Almond Butter is derived from sweet Almonds (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis), specifically from the Mediterranean area, and is obtained by the cold pressing of selected fruits followed by a full refining process. The natural oil contains essential fatty acids, but also contains unsaponifiables. In your cosmetic formulations we feel the behavior of Almond Butter is somewhat similar to that of shea butter (Butyrospermum parkii). A very soft butter with great spread-ability making it ideal for massage butters. It adds moisturizing attributes to creams and lotions and bar soaps. May be used in soaps, massage oils, butters and balms.

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 100%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%
    Hair Conditioners: try 1 to 5%

    When purchasing multiple 25 lb pails, discounts will automatically apply.






    Almond Oil, Sweet


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    INCI =Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil

    Saponification Value: 193 mg KOH / g of Fat

    I love this oil! Sweet Almond is used in lip balm, creams and it makes a wonderful soap! Try adding just 1 ounce per pound of fats to your soap batch. It has a wonderful feel and this is why my massage therapist friends go wild over sweet almond. Your friends and family will love almond oil too! I think almond oil imparts a slight flavor to lip balm yet I use this to my advantage. I match almond with other no/low flavor oils. Try this oil today for some fancy soap in your near future!

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 30%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 3 to 30%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.5 lbs; 5 gallons weigh approximately 37.50 lbs




    Aloe Extract


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    INCI = Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract and Canola Oil

    Saponification Value: 190 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Our aloe extract is available as an oil soluble product. Great for lip balms, body butters, soaps and massage oils.

    Our Aloe Extract is infused in canola oil and is listed on the Lye Calculator for your convenience.

    Have you had your aloe vera extract today?

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 15%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 3 to 20%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%
    Hair Conditioners: try 1 to 5%

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.35 lbs





    Aloe Vera Butter


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    INCI = Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil (and) Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract

    Saponification Value: 252 mg KOH / g of Fat

    A softer oil that is just dreamy to use! Aloe has been infused into coconut oil and this makes a great lotion base oil. We think you will love the feel of aloe all over again.

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 30%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%
    Hair Conditioners: try 1 to 5%







    Apricot Kernel Oil


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    INCI = Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil

    Saponification Value: 190 mg KOH / g of Fat

    We hear the praises of apricot kernel oil everyday. People love this hard to find oil. Apricot kernel is light in color and has a faint nutty odor that is extremely pleasant. We use it in lotions, creams, soap, lip balm and massage oils. We are sure that once you try apricot kernel you will love it too!

    We have often been told that apricots (and the oil) have been used for many ailments. While there maybe some myth to the claims we do agree the lotions and body care products made with apricot are wonderful to the skin.

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 30%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 50%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.4 lbs; 5 gallons weigh approximately 37 lbs




    Argan Oil


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    INCI: Argania Spinosa (Argan) Nut Oil

    Saponification Value: 192 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Argan trees produce a fruit (nut) that is used by native Moroccan people for their diet and skin care. The oil was once extracted from the nut after a goat ate the fruit. We no longer need to process the nuts through the bellies of goats to get this wonderful oil.

    Argan is high in oleic and linoleic fatty acids which offer a longer shelf life and great skin care properties. Use in hair care, skin care and especially in lip balms and cuticle oils.

    This oil is extracted from ripe fruit which has had the shell removed. The shell is actually used as a heating fuel. The fruit itself is cold expeller pressed and the remaining protein is fed to livestock. The oil continues its journey by processing in Italy where it is bleached through clay, deodorized by steam and filtered to remove sediment. The oil is now ready for your cosmetics!

    We suggest using this oil with problem skin like eczema, psoriasis, acne, and sunburned skin.

    Argan oil has a subtle nutty odor and feels like jojoba oil, light and penetrating, non-greasy. We think you'll enjoy this one!

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.3 lbs






    Avocado Butter


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    INCI = Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil (and) Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

    Saponification Value: 187 mg KOH / g of Fat

    One of our most favorite oils is avocado oil, so how do you improve on incredible? Well, you leave the oil as a solid! We love the feel of our new avocado butter and have used it in lip balm, soap, lotions and creams. We have even used it as a body butter without any other ingredients! Avocado butter has little odor and is very creamy. We are sure that once you try it you will love it too.

    Rebecca wrote to us: "I ordered avocado butter from you and it was nice and firm but buttery, I loved it. Keep up the good work at MMS."

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 100%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%






    Avocado Oil


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    INCI = Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil

    Saponification Value: 187 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Don't think guacamole when thinking avocado oil, it is light in color and fragrance. Avocado oil is truly exotic. Try it in a gentle baby soap or maybe a shaving soap for true luxury! We often find avocado oil in expensive creams and lotions. Or, for the ultimate indulgence try a massage oil with avocado oil.

    Avocado oil was voted by our staff to be our favorite carrier oil.

    New pricing for our top quality oil. We have negotiated new pricing for all our fabulous customers!

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 30%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.4 lbs; 5 gallons weigh approximately 37 lbs





    Babassu Oil


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    INCI: Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 247 mg KOH / g of Fat

    The palm fruit oil from the Babassu tree is a soft solid fat at room temperature that benefits soaps as well as lotions and creams and lip products. It isn't often we can recommend a palm oil for lip balm! The feeling is softy and silky but not too greasy. We find the oil is quite fun to add to our soaps and lotions.

    I wonder if the blog team will make lip balms from this oil. Do you want one? Ask them! The more we get to ask, the more likely it is that a recipe will appear.

    We are super excited to have Babassu Oil back in our catalog because it means we have lots of variety for our customers. We also have an awesome price so you can do a little testing or a lot of production without breaking the bank!

    Enjoy this very stable oil!








    Beeswax, Light


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    INCI = Beeswax

    Saponification Value: 94 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Our pale Beeswax has a sweet odor and practically no color to impart to your body-care products. Beeswax is not an emulsifier so do not use it as a substitute for emulsifying wax in a lotion or cream recipe. Lip balms and candles also use beeswax. Cold process soap makers should add beeswax with the other solid and liquid fats when melting, do not wait for trace.

    Our beeswax comes in an easy to use bead form and is a pale yellow. Beads are larger pieces of beeswax, like small chocolate chips. The beads are pure beeswax. No more chipping away at a large block!

    If you need help to thicken a sugar scrub please do this: to 1 pound (450 grams) of your oil mixture add 2 to 4 grams of beeswax. Melt the beeswax into the oils and then allow to cool. Use this premixed oil mixture as your formula requires. If you want to use less wax then see Candelilla Wax or Carnauba Wax for details. Beeswax has a melting point of approximately 140F.








    Beeswax, Yellow

    INCI = Beeswax

    Saponification Value: 94 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Our Yellow Beeswax has a sweet odor and a darker color to impart to a soft but distinct yellow your body-care products. Beeswax is not an emulsifier so do not use it as a substitute for emulsifying wax in a lotion or cream recipe. Lip balms and candles also use beeswax. Cold process soap makers should add beeswax with the other solid and liquid fats when melting, do not wait for trace.

    Our beeswax comes in an easy to use bead form and is a darker yellow. Beads are larger pieces of beeswax, like small chocolate chips. The beads are pure beeswax. No more chipping away at a large block!

    If you need help to thicken a sugar scrub please do this: to 1 pound (450 grams) of your oil mixture add 2 to 4 grams of beeswax. Melt the beeswax into the oils and then allow to cool. Use this premixed oil mixture as your formula requires. If you want to use less wax then see Candelilla Wax or Carnauba Wax for details. Beeswax has a melting point of approximately 140F.







    Black Cumin Oil


    INCI: Nigella Sativa Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 193 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Our black cumin oil is cold pressed from the seeds of Nigella sativa plant. The oil is light amber colored and has a herbaceous aroma. Nigella sativa seed oil has also been called Black Seed Oil.

    I asked our blog team where they would use this oil and they responded EVERYWHERE! That sounds just like them, doesn't it? I think you should try this oil in a soap using Black Cumin oil as 1 ounce in every pound of fats. I also think this oil would make a great base for the ointment or salve-like butters we use on very dry skin. Think knees, elbows and knuckles.

    Enjoy!

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.35 lbs





    Black Currant Oil


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    INCI: Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 192 mg KOH / g of Fat

    This warm green oil comes from the seed of the black currant. The odor is bland and it can be used in lotions, lotion bars and lip balms with little concern for alteration of any fragrance you decide to add.

    So, what is so special about our cold pressed Black Currant Oil? GLA! Gamma-linolenic acid is an important fatty acid for helping the skin renew itself. GLA is believed to help eczema and psoriasis. I suspect that our blog will have dozens of recipes shortly because this oil is a dream to work with! This oil averages 14% GLA. WOW!!!

    This oil is filtered and cold pressed.

    Enjoy!

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.7 lbs





    Borage Oil


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    INCI: Borago Officinalis Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 190 mg KOH / g fat

    A culinary herb with a long history for promoting good health. This oil is rich in GLA and is reported to help psoriasis and eczema. We certainly think the oil makes a fabulous cream or lotion. With all the research and promotion of oils high in GLA we feel this oil should be mandatory for all toiletry makers. And of course, our buying power will make getting this oil much easier! Enjoy!

    Our borage oil does not contain pyrrolizidine alkaloids. PA compounds are water soluble and removed during the refining process.

    Cold pressed.

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.4 lbs.






    Calendula Oil Extract


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    INCI: Triglycerides of Caprylic/Capric Acid (and) Calendula Officinalis Extract

    Calendula had long been noted for its anti-inflammatory properties. Calendula is also suggested to combat rough, scaly and dry skin. This soft yellow oil (with a warm, herbaceous scent ) is perfect for skin creams, massage oils, and cosmetics. Perfect for sun care and baby skin. Use at the rate of 1 to 10% in most applications. The MMS Calendula Oil is made from high quality extracts without foreign particles or sludge plant products. This calendula petals are combined with a pure fractionated coconut oil to obtain the highest quality extract available. We know you will love using calendula oil in your creams and lotions. Don't forget elbow creams and cuticle treatments!

    I have noticed other vendors selling calendula oil and the price is out of this world. We have the best quality available and are offering this oil at a fabulous price. Create away!

    This item counts in the 10% discount applied to 16 fl oz bottles of Essential Oils, Flavor Oils, Fragrance Oils when purchased in quantities of 10 or more, mix or match!







    Candelilla Wax


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    INCI = Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax

    Saponification Value: 50 mg KOH / g of Fat

    This vegetable wax is used in lip sticks, lip balms, creams, lotions, salves and body butters. Is often used as a substitute for beeswax in cosmetics and candle applications. In soaps the wax will cause a quickened trace but excessive use can also soften the bar soap. The flakes are so easy to use. Try a lip balm or body butter with this cool new wax. When substituting Candelilla Wax for Beeswax in an existing recipe reduce the amount of wax by half since since Candelilla Wax has twice the stiffening power of Beeswax.

    If you need help to thicken a sugar scrub please do this: to 1 pound (450 grams) of your oil mixture add 1 to 2 grams of Candelilla Wax. Melt the wax into the oils and then allow to cool. Use this premixed oil mixture as your formula requires. Also see Beeswax or Carnauba Wax other options. Candelilla Wax has a melting point of approximately 160F.






    Carnauba Wax


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    INCI = Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax

    Saponification Value: 80 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Not for your car anymore! Carnauba has long been used in lipsticks, salves, creams and ointments. It is even used in candles as a hardener. What fun!

    This vegetable wax is from the Carnauba palm that grows in northern Brazil. This tree is often referred to as "The tree of life".

    When substituting Carnauba Wax for Beeswax in an existing recipe reduce the amount of wax by half since since Carnauba Wax has twice the stiffening power of Beeswax.

    If you need help to thicken a sugar scrub please do this: to 1 pound (450 grams) of your oil mixture add 1 to 2 grams of Carnauba Wax. Melt the wax into the oils and then allow to cool. Use this premixed oil mixture as your formula requires. Also see Beeswax or Candelilla Wax other options. Carnauba Wax has a melting point of approximately 180F.






    Castor Oil


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    INCI = Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 180 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Did you know castor oil has another common name, palm of Christ, or Palma Christi, that derives from castor oil's reputed ability to heal wounds and cure ailments. We've never tried castor oil alone for these types of needs, but we do use castor in lots of applications.

    Traditionally used in shampoo bars and other soaps. This oil is one of our go-to oils for salves and body balms or liquid lip products. The heavier viscosity makes for a great gloss and a great, long lasting salve. Castor is often used in making transparent soaps too!

    Castor oil is like the queen oil in lip balms and lipstick for the fabulous glide. Try it!

    Lotions and Creams: try 1 to 10%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 2 to 40%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 25%

    1 gallon weighs 7.8 lbs, 5 gallons weigh 39 lbs




    Cherry Oil


    INCI: Prunus Acium (Sweet Cherry) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 191 mg KOH / g of Fat

    This light yellow oil is a not only light in color but light in weight. The oil helps assist lotions to be kind to the skin by counteracting dry skin, itching and dryness.

    Soapmakers can use Cherry Oil to benefit their soaps with as little as 1 or 2 ounces of the oil in each pound of fats. This ranges from 6 to 12%. Cherry oil is high in oleic acid and this oil is expeller pressed.

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.4 lbs. All sizes 16 oz and under are sold by weight. Enjoy!





    Cocoa Butter


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    INCI = Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter

    Saponification Value: 191 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Want to make chocolate soap or add a nice smell to your other soap recipes? This is what you need. Add 1 to 2 oz as part of every pound of fats. The smell and feel of soaps with cocoa butter will make any chocoaholic go crazy. Lip balms and massage butters almost require cocoa butter for feel and firmness. If you need help making your bar soaps harder, cocoa butter may be the answer.







    Cocoa Butter, Deodorized


    INCI = Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter

    Saponification Value: 191 mg KOH / g of Fat

    This version of cocoa butter has the wonderful color of fragrant cocoa butter, but less odor than regular cocoa butter. The color is a warm, straw color and will add a rich note to products where the cocoa butter is heavily used. In products that use cocoa butter lightly, I don't expect any color to come through.

    This version is without the intense odor because the strong, yummy scent of chocolate isn't appropriate in all applications. I like to think of body butters, lip balms and other salve like products that have fresh, fruity, marine or green scents. These scents shouldn't have to compete or drown out a chocolate odor. So, use deodorized when you need to make something like this. If you need a guaranteed odorless cocoa butter then White Cocoa Butter is what you need.

    If you are making a vanilla, spice, coffee or chocolatey scented product then you should use the regular cocoa butter.

    Theobroma Cacao trees have really struggled in the last many years with disease, and the countries that are major producers of cacao beans, and their supplementary products, have been under domestic unrest. All of these problems have cause cocoa butter prices to climb. We are offering this deodorized cocoa butter to help ease the impact of the price increases of cocoa butter. If you absolutely must have White Cocoa Butter, please contact our bulk ordering staff. If the slight addition of a warm yellow color isn't an issue in your product, you will appreciate this price holding strategy by using the deodorized version.

    As with any product in our catalog, if you have questions, please ask. We would love to help you get from problem to solution as quickly as possible.







    Cocoa Butter for Soap Only

    INCI = Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter

    Saponification Value: 191 mg KOH / g of Fat

    What happens with a natural product when it varies from what we typically want or see? Sometimes it is scrapped, sometimes it is composted and sometimes we just make soap with it. This is the case for this cocoa butter.

    This lot of cocoa butter is an odd melting lot which makes it unsuitable for lip balms, lotions and other products where consistency reigns. This cocoa butter smells chocolatey and would otherwise give NO indication that it melts a little oddly. For soap makers this means using a luxury oil and getting all the benefit without worry of a natural variation in product. You also get a great price to play with this really neat oil. We recommend using 1 ounce in every pound of fats when making soap, this is about 6% of the fats in your recipe. Excessive amounts of cocoa butter result in very little to no lather so keeping the cocoa butter to luxury status instead of primary fat or oil status is a good idea.

    When this lot is gone, it is gone. It is only offered as a special to soap makers and will be marked as such. Please, do not make lip balm with this because the lip balm is guaranteed to be grainy.

    Soap away!




    Cocoa Butter, White Odorless


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    INCI = Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter

    Saponification Value: 191 mg KOH / g of Fat

    This cocoa butter is almost completely odorless. It is white in color due to the additional refinement which makes an odorless product. When you are working with cocoa butter it can give a chocolatey odor to everything it is a component of. If you want a reduction of odor from the regular product then use the Deodorized form. If you want an odorless product then use the White, Ultrarefined cocoa butter. If color is an issue the regular and deodorized cocoa butter has a yellow color, the white cocoa butter is white.







    Coconut Oil


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    INCI = Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

    Saponification Value: 258 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Attention soapmakers! Want lather? Use coconut! I often use between 20 and 30% of my soap batch as coconut oil. It is a great oil! I get lather, lather, lather with coconut, and no lather without. Our coconut oil melts at 76 F yet is solid at average room temperature.

    I was just reminded by Nicole that the 5 lb pail of Coconut Oil needs a pail wrench. These handy tools help work off a lid that would otherwise need to be cut at the marks. We do not recommend cutting. Instead, please use the pail wrench on this problematic size, if we did not use this type of lid the 5 lb size of coconut could not be sold during the summer or shipped to warm locations. Thank you for your understanding.

    See our pail wrenches!





    Coconut Oil Fractions
    Triglycerides of Caprylic-Capric Acid


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    INCI: Triglycerides of Caprylic/Capric Acid

    Saponification Value: 340 mg KOH / g of Fat

    We have had many requests for fractionated coconut oil. This mixture is an esterification of coconut oil fatty acids and glycerin. You can make soap with this dry, silky feeling oil, as well as making lotions, dry oil sprays, lip balm, scrubs or any other place you use fixed oils. I have particularly liked the dry oil sprays made with the latest MMS fragrances and this oil. Enjoy!

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.6 lbs.




    Coconut Oil, Virgin


    INCI = Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

    This organic oil has a wonderful, warm aroma of coconuts. This odor is great in lotions, creams, balms and just for plain old coconut oil rubs on the skin. It is yummy smelling. Coconut has long been a favorite in our fragrance oil section, now we have a real scent in the fixed oils part of our catalog.

    The blog group is making some cold process soap with this oil. They will let us know if the odor stays at all, or morphs. The R&D team was most concerned about lotions, lip balms, and butters when they considered this product.

    16 fl oz jar weighs about .7 lbs. The remaining sizes are all sold by weight.

    I was just reminded by Nicole that the 5 lb pail of Coconut Oil needs a pail wrench. These handy tools help work off a lid that would otherwise need to be cut at the marks. We do not recommend cutting. Instead, please use the pail wrench on this problematic size, if we did not use this type of lid the 5 lb size of coconut could not be sold during the summer or shipped to warm locations. Thank you for your understanding.

    See our pail wrenches!





    Coffee Butter


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    INCI: Coffea Arabica Seed Oil (and) Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

    Saponification Value: 188 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Our staff just about lost all their sanity when this butter came in. It smells just like the perfect cup of coffee! We made lip balm and loved it! All of our coffee lovers were thrilled to get a Java Juice Lip Balm for their pockets. When you order make sure to request the Java Juice Lip Balm recipe our R&D staff has created. It is wonderful! And it has no calories, unlike the cream laden cup I had this morning.

    Enjoy!








    Cranberry Seed Oil


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    INCI: Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 190 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Cranberry seed oil is unique in the vegetable oil market since it contains a 1:1 ratio of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Essential fatty acids like omega-3 and omega-6 are critical to the body to help improve cardiovascular function, increase circulation and strengthen the immune system. Essential fatty acids can not be synthesized by the body. Cranberry oil's naturally occurring tocopherols and highly unsaturated profile provide nourishment to the skin and superior moisturizing qualities.

    A super ingredient for your natural cosmetic formulations. Try a skin cream or butter with this oil. Utterly fabulous is what we think!

    Try Mary's Elbow Cream in our receipes section for a simple mixture highlighting this oil.

    Cold pressed.

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.5 lbs.






    Emu Oil

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    INCI = Emu Oil

    Saponification Value: 192 mg KOH / g of Fat

    We have been asked for so long now to carry emu oil that we finally gave in! An exotic oil where a little goes a long way. Emu has many stories that tell how emu helped skin conditions. I don't know that there are any studies proving these claims but if there are we will hear about it and we will pass on the info! We think emu oil is great in creams and lotions. Enjoy!

    Lotions and Creams: try 1 to 12%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 2 to 30%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%





    Evening Primrose Oil


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    INCI = Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil

    Saponification Value: 190 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Our ultra refined evening primrose oil is beautiful in color and ready for your lotions, creams and balms. Minimum GLA content is 9%. So wonderful for treating dry or irritated skin. We knew you would love it!

    Oil is organic.

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.3 lbs.






    Grapeseed Oil


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    INCI =Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 187 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Grapeseed Oil has a yellowish green color and makes a great salt and sugar scrub. The texture is somewhat oilier than sweet almond oil but the feel after washing away the scrub is heavenly. Grapeseed oil is used in massage and in soap making.

    Enjoy!

    1 gallon weighs approx. 7.4 lbs, 5 gallons weigh approx. 37.0 lbs





    Green Tea Butter

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    INCI: (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil (and) Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil) and Camellia Sinensis Leaf Powder

    Saponification Value: 180 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Green tea has long been used in medicine as a health benefiting supplement. We wondered, could this ingredient really work in a fixed oil to impart a nice feel to the skin? We were quite surprised to find we really like green tea butter! We have used it in lip balms, hand creams and in soap. The dry desert climate sure has proven to be tough on skin here. Green tea products just seem to have a life of their own. Be sure to tell us what you think. We want to know what you observe!






    Hemp Butter


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    INCI = Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil (and) Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

    Saponification Value: 188 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Hemp seed butter is a mixture of the natural waxes found in hemp seed oil, these fractions along with hydrogenated hemp seed oil make the butter. It is smooth and applies like a dry oil to the skin (not a greasy product). Used in lip balms, hand and foot creams, lotions, soaps and body butters. The soft butter is sure to wow you!

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 100%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%

    When purchasing multiple 25 lb pails, discounts will automatically apply.






    Hemp Oil, Natural


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    INCI = Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 192 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Hemp oil is a very unique oil. We use hemp in lots of different recipes, especially in lotions and creams. Natural Hemp has a darker earthy color so it makes butters look warmer, the Refined Hemp Oil has a light yellow color and will not alter the color of your butters and lotions with the same intensity.

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 30%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%
    Hair Conditioners: try 1 to 5%

    1 gallon weighs 7.5 lbs

    Oil is organic.





    Hemp Oil, Refined


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    INCI = Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 192 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Hemp oil is a very unique oil. We use hemp in lots of different recipes, especially in lotions and creams. Natural Hemp has a darker color so it makes butters, balms and lotions look warmer, the Refined Hemp Oil has a light yellow color and will not alter the color of your butters and lotions with the same intensity.

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 30%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%
    Hair Conditioners: try 1 to 5%

    1 gallon weighs 7.5 lbs.

    Oil is organic.





    Jojoba Oil - Colorless, Deodorized


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    INCI = Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 92 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Jojoba has been used for skin and hair care for hundreds of years. Our jojoba has been deodorized and decolorized so your lotions can be white or can accept colors which remain true. Jojoba oil is similar to, and has replaced, Sperm Whale oil.

    When using Jojoba in soap, limit its usage to one or two ounces per pound. Jojoba naturally accelerates tracing in soap recipes. We recommend that you use temperatures in the range of 100 F to 110 F when making soap with jojoba to accommodate this faster tracing.

    1 gallon weighs 7 lbs.

    Please note the smaller sizes require larger bottles since this item is sold by weight. The 4 oz wt requires a 6 fl oz bottle, the 8 oz wt requires a 10 or 12 fl oz bottle. The 16 oz wt is a kit of two 8 oz wt bottles. Do not be alarmed by the head space in these bottles, we have sent you a product that was weighed, not just filled to a fill line.






    Jojoba Oil - Golden


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    INCI = Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 92 mg KOH / g of Fat Jojoba is without a doubt a cosmetic friendly oil. Jojoba has been used for skin and hair care for hundreds of years. This jojoba has a warm golden color and a slight odor.

    Use Golden Jojoba where the color will either not matter, or the natural golden hue of the oil will enhance your product. We really like this in lotions because the color is warm and creamy looking.

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.1 lbs.





    Kukui Oil


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    INCI = Aleurites Molaccana Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 192 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Kukui oil is a great oil for making lotions or using as a massage oil, soaps and lotions. We have even been adding it to body butters and creams. Very nice! Kukui is often added as an exotic item and can add a slightly warm color to lotions, a lovely effect. We are sure you will like the new pricing too!

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 30%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%
    1 gallon weighs 7.3 lbs, 5 gallons weighs 36.5 lbs





    Lanolin


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    INCI Name = Lanolin

    Saponification Value: 105 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Ultrafine, Anhydrous Lanolin. Super light color, very little odor. Super for luxury soaps and lip balm.

    Lanolin is temperature sensitive, so keep temperatures around 110 degrees F when using in cold process soap. Lanolin soaps are often described as dreamy! Lanolin is also used as an emulsifier for lotions and creams because it can hold 2 times its own weight in water!

    Lanolin comes from the fleeces of sheep. In the spring when sheep are sheared the lanolin is removed from the wool before the wool can be processed into yarns. The next time you wear wool as a sweater, socks, coat or cape, you might wonder how the sheep were able to keep dry during the rain. You certainly know how warm wool can be. Try our Lanolin Butter recipe for an intense hand cream that practically waterproofs the hands. Once you see the water roll right off your skin you will know how sheep stay dry!

    Try a lanolin soap or lip balm. We think you'll agree the texture and moisturizing properties of lanolin can't be beat.






    Macadamia Nut Oil


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    INCI = Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 195 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Macadamia nut oil is a great massage oil. It also works well as a lotion oil. This has become a favorite of all our customers who try it. And with the buying power of MMS we have been able to reduce the price so you can use macadamia in all your projects!

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 50%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%
    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.4 lbs




    Mango Butter


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    INCI = Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter

    Saponification Value: 184 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Mango Butter is another exotic oil that has a buttery feel at body temperature. If you have enjoyed using Shea Butter, you will also like what Mango Butter can do for your lotions, creams and soap.

    New Pricing for this great butter. We negotiated new pricing for this fantastic butter. Mango butter is a must-have in your lineup of supplies.

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 100%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%







    Meadowfoam Oil


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    INCI: Limnanthes alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 169 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Our meadowfoam oil is cold pressed, unlike the majority of the oil found for sale. We knew you would like that!

    Meadowfoam is a very stable oil and is high in naturally occurring tocopherols. For use in lip care, lotions , creams, butters, hair care and more. Meadowfoam provides great moisturizing, emoliency and lubricity to personal care products. The natural color of this oil will not stain the skin and provides minimal, but warmer tones to lotions and creams. Meadowfoam is a mild oil which is perfect for sensitive skin and baby products too! A little goes a long way with this fabulous cold pressed oil!

    One Gallon weighs 7.47 lbs





    Neem Oil


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    INCI = Melia Azadirachta Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 199 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Fruit from the Neem tree (Margosa Tree) contain kernels which are rich in oil. From these seeds a unique, cold pressed oil is expelled. This oil contains constituents which are beneficial to skin care. Scientific research has confirmed that neem seed oil is non-toxic to mammals and may be a very effective organic antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral agent.

    Neem seed oil has been used for centuries in India as a medicine to aid in healing of topical skin disorders such as rash, psoriasis, ecsema, burns and acne. Neem Oil may be used in OTC (over the counter) products up to 10%. Bar soaps may use up to 5% neem oil.

    The odor of neem is strong and you will prefer a limited use in your skin care products. The oil color is also dark greenish brown. Before use liquify the oil if it has solidified. To liquify warm the oil to 86 degrees F.

    1 Gallon weighs 7.6 lbs.





    Olive Butter


    INCI = Olea europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil and Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

    Saponification Value: 188 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Can't decide what to get? Olive oil or olive butter? Well, almost everyone knows the wonders of olive oil, now you can try the butter and be amazed all over again. No, you will not smell like Italian food but you can still have foccacia for lunch. Olive butter is great in balms, butters, creams and lotions as well as soaps. You can even try this butter as a 100% pure foot balm or cuticle cream. WONDERFUL!

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 100%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%







    Olive Oil

    The oil we often turn to for small, creamy and dense lather in soaps. Are you frustrated with the collection of olive oil on your grocer's shelves? We are too! Don't get us wrong, our grocer has many more options for flavorful olive oils which are great for dipping, drizzling, and cooking. We are disappointed by the olive oil blends that discretely offer that they are a blend of olive oil and something else. It is horrible to get home and find 10% olive oil and 90 % grapeseed oil listed in the ingredients in a 4 point font. GRRRR!

    This is why we have sourced an olive oil that we feel is a good value for soapmakers and should solve some issues with blended oils.

    Please remember that olive oil soaps can be very slow to get hard. Patience is the key. We have heard of people throwing away a soap that was too soft after 3 weeks. If you are an impatient soul, and many of us are, just put away any soap that has more than 35% olive oil. Set a date on your calender and promptly FORGET IT! You will love the soap you find in a few weeks. Soaps that use as much as 90% olive oil can sometimes take 8 weeks to achieve sufficient hardness. This is where I find myself praying "for patience, right now!"

    Enjoy!

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.45 lbs.



    Palm Kernel Oil


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    INCI = Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Kernel Oil

    Saponification Value: 237 mg KOH / g of Fat

    THIS PRODUCT COMES IN FLAKE FORM. Happy measuring!

    This oil is commonly used in place of coconut to give the same incredible lather. It makes a very hard bar that is snow white in color. Palm kernel is commonly used in expensive luxury soaps. Palm Kernel oil will help firm a too soft soap recipe. Palm Kernel oil uses less lye than coconut oil and gives the same wonderful lather. We even use coconut and palm kernel together and love the results!





    Palm Oil


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    INCI = Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil

    Saponification Value: 199 mg KOH / g of Fat

    This oil is also known as vegetable tallow, it adds firmness to your bar soaps and gives a pale straw color too. We use lots of palm as the quality is far superior to other vegetable oils that are filler oils. Palm oil is universal and used in many expensive luxury soaps.





    Peach Kernel Oil


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    INCI: Prunus Persica (Peach) Kernel Oil

    Saponification Value: 190 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Peaches are my favorite fruit of all time. ALL TIME! There is just something that draws me in, year round, to the smell of peaches. Is it the warm summer days and cooler nights associated with harvest time? Is it the juicy odor reminding me of the sweetness and tender flesh of a ripe peach? Is it the perfume that says "love, warmth, happiness and giggles"? I am not really sure, but peaches are IT for me.

    So when I learned that our catalog would gain Peach Kernel Oil and just had to know more! The oil is expeller pressed and ready for soap, lotions, lip balms and more. While it is a clear, light yellow color it is also a lightweight oil. This means smooth skin and dewy to velvety finish! YEA!!! If you like Sweet Almond but need a change, look here. If you like Grapeseed Oil but need a change, look here. If you like Apricot Kernel Oil but need a change, look here.

    Don't forget Peach Kernel Oil makes a great massage oil, too!

    Enjoy!

    1 gallon weighs about 7.35 lbs




    Red Raspberry Seed Oil


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    INCI: Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 188 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Raspberry oil is high in natural tocopherols and essential fatty acids, with 30% Omega 3, 54% Omega 6 and 14% Omega 9 profile. A valuable oil for natural cosmetics! Raspberry oil has been noted to be helpful in SPF applications due to absorbance of both UV-A and UV-B. Remember that products claiming an SPF are now over-the-counter drugs and no longer cosmetics. We think raspberry oil is a great addition to a face cream and worth while adding to your line of creams, lotions and balms.

    Cold pressed.

    One gallon weighs about 7.65 lbs






    Rice Bran Oil


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    INCI: Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil

    Rice bran for massage! Rice bran for bath oil! Rice bran for soap! Rice bran for body butters! Where can you use Rice Bran oil? Anywhere in your cosmetics making!

    Rice bran is a soft yellow oil and has almost no odor. Perfect for any cosmetic. Our rice bran oil has been dewaxed for your convenience. What does dewaxing do for you? Tons! During the winter season rice bran that contains all the natural waxes will solidify in transit. This can cause problems for production and storage. Enjoy a dewaxed product for all your items. And if you haven't tried Rice Bran before then use it as a massage oil. Wonderful!

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.5 lbs, 5 gallons weigh approximately 37.5 lbs




    Rose Hip Oil


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    INCI: Rosa Canina Fruit Oil

    Saponification Value: 188 mg KOH / g of Fat

    While this oil isn't the organic variety of Rose Hip, we feel it is a fabulous oil! Essential fatty acids make rose hip a joy to use. For all skin types, especially skin that needs some TLC.

    Use in lotions, lip balms, body butters and more. Usage rates are generally between 2 and 15%. Enjoy!

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.5 lbs

    This item is out of stock! There is a global shortage of Rose Hip Oil. As soon as we can bring more in, we will!

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    Rose Hip Oil, Organic


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    INCI = Rosa Canina Fruit Oil

    Saponification Value: 188 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Fabulous for skin care products due to the essential fatty acids contained in rose hip oil. Use for all skin types, especially mature skin. Our Rose Hip Oil is ORGANIC!

    Use in lotions, lip balms, body butters and more. Usage rates are generally between 2 and 15%. Enjoy!

    One gallon weighs 7.6 lbs

    This item is out of stock! There is a global shortage of Rose Hip Oil. As soon as we can bring more in, we will!

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    Seabuckthorn Fruit Oil


    INCI: Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil

    Our cold pressed Seabuckthorn Oil has a dark red-orange color and is perfect for adding color and regenerative properties to your lotions and creams. There is a stronger odor with Seabuckthorn but it shouldn't prevent anyone from using this oil. We like to use this oil as a low concentration additive. Try 1 to 3% in your lotions and creams and watch the beautiful color develop. Beautiful!

    Would you use this oil in your lip balms? We would! Just use it like a plant extract and the resulting product will be perfect. Try 1/2 to 1%.

    Enjoy!

    1 gallon weighs approximately 7.3 lbs





    Sesame Oil


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    INCI: Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 190 mg KOH / g of Fat

    I was a little worried about introducing sesame oil since the visions I conjure in my head were of spicy Asian food. Don't think dark, toasted, spicy, pungent or the many other words to describe Sesame Oil purchased from the Asian foods market. You've got to think BIG!

    Our sesame oil is cold pressed, light yellow, almost odorless and wonderfully rich in nutrients for the skin. It has a smooth and creamy feel. It is wonderful for massage oils, lip balms, lotions and creams, or even soap. My favorite uses for sesame oil are in the balms area. I really think the nice feel of this oil comes through in a lip balm or a body butter. Dreamy!

    1 Gallon weighs approximately 7.6 lbs, 5 Gallons weigh approximately 38 lbs.




    Shea Butter


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    INCI = Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)

    Saponification Value: 180 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Shea butter is also known as African Karite Butter. This is smooth and creamy just like room temperature butter. When added to soaps it gives an exotic feel that is so luxurious once you experience it you may never want to be without it.

    Shea butter can also be added to creams and lotions or used alone for massage or skin cream. Please remember a little shea goes a long way.

    Please note: Recently we have become aware that other vendors are suggesting you heat shea butter to 170 degrees F for a period of 45 minutes to prevent graininess. This can be very damaging to the shea butter and will drastically reduce the shelf life as well. Worst of all, it will not work! Shea butter will become grainy, or fractionate, with the addition of heat. Body temperature alone will start this reaction.

    When shea butter is refined the prevention of graininess is achieved by quick cooling. Our recommendation is to heat the shea butter with your other ingredients just until everything is melted and can be mixed thoroughly. Then cool lip balms and body butters quickly. Quick cooling can be accomplished by pouring your butters into cool containers, pouring shallowly, and cool room temperatures or the use of the refrigerator. Do not use the freezer to firm the products you have just made. Once the shea butter has been made into a smooth fat again freezing will not harm the butter. Graining of shea butter has not been a problem in soaps and lotions.

    Graining does not make the shea butter bad or harmful, it simply is an appearance issue which may also turn into an unpleasant application issue. Think of rubbing sand across your legs versus a smooth, creamy butter. We thought you would prefer the butter! If you need additional assistance with this heating issue please let us know. We also do a lot of work for those who have formulation or technique problems which encourage the graining to occur. Just drop us a note and we will help.

    We are very concerned about the proper treatment and handling of this product. We want you to make wonderful products and feel education and the truth will prevail.

    Expeller pressed, without solvents.






    Shea Butter, Refined, High Melt Point


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    INCI: Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)

    Saponification Value: 180 mg KOH / g of Fat

    This shea butter has a higher melt point for the formulations which easily have issue with fractionation. Shea butter is truly an exquisite fat used in the manufacture of soaps and cosmetics. However, the problem with shea butter fractionating can be frustrating. What is a person to do? Get High Melt Point Shea, of course!

    High Melt Point Shea has a melting point of 104 to 113F, vs the regular Shea Butter which has a melting point of 89 to 100F.

    This butter is a best used when final product is pure shea butter, or when the final product has a high percentage of shea like lip balm. Cold process soap is not the best use here, because the cost is higher and no discernible difference will be noted. If you have made a product that you can feel the grainy fractionation from being exposed to warmer ambient temperatures, then you now know how to fix the problem.

    In all the technical support questions we have had over the last year, I can think of these areas that would benefit from the high melt point shea (and remember, these are products that have a high percentage of shea butter):

    hair pomades and styling products
    lip balm
    body butter (all oil)
    lotion bars
    solid perfume
    cuticle ointment, etc

    Note: almost all of these are anhydrous, which means all oil and no water, products.

    Enjoy! It is time to celebrate! No more graininess for shea butter products!






    Shea Butter, Unrefined


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    INCI = Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)

    Saponification Value: 180 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Do you need unrefined shea butter for a specific product? or market? We have had several requests for unrefined shea butter. The color is a tad darker and the product has a slight odor. We have seen unrefined shea butter have super dark colors and strong odors because everything, even the undesirable nuts, were processed for extraction. This shea is a close as we can get in an unrefined product to be similar to a refined shea. Happy soap and toiletry making!

    Expeller pressed, without solvents.







    Shea Oil, Liquid


    INCI = Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 186 mg KOH / g of Fat

    The liquid version of shea oil is back in the catalog! We had a liquid shea a while back and then went to a semi-solid shea oil. I have decided that both are really good products and when it comes to the final product, we have a need for both oils. I like the liquid version of shea for massage but I really like the semi-solid in scrubs, particularly the lip scrubs. We hope you get a chance to make products with Liquid Shea Oil and the Semi-Solid version. We think you will find uses for both.

    Enjoy!

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 30%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 3 to 30%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%

    One gallon weighs approximately 7.3 lbs.





    Shea Oil, Semi-Solid

    INCI = Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 186 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Shea oil is back in the catalog! This shea oil has a semi-solid appearance to it, sometimes it is a viscous liquid and other times it is a semi-solid. Think of summer time being a time where you will get a more fluid product and winter time is when the oil will set up into a semi-solid right in the pail. If you want to play with shea but want a more fluid product for scrubs, cuticle oils, and massage oils, then the oil version is better than the butter version. Shea is very nice on the skin and it certainly gives skin a smooth feeling. This product is light in color and ready for any type of product you can make: from lip balm to massage, and from scrubs to salves. If you really like shea butter when it is ultra-soft, then the Shea Oil is for you.

    Enjoy!

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 30%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 3 to 30%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%
    5 lb pails come with a leak proof lid, if you don't have a Pail Wrench in your arsenal of tools, please put one on your order. Pail wrenches save fingers and hands!

    See our pail wrenches!






    Soybean Oil (hydrogenated)


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    INCI = Hydrogenated Soybean Oil

    Saponification Value: 190 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Use hydrogenated soy as half of your fats to keep costs down. It is a good filler and makes a very hard white bar when used alone. Solid at room temperature.




    Soy Wax


    INCI: Hydrogenated Soybean Oil

    Soy wax can be used in place of beeswax for a completely vegetable derived lip balm or salve. This wax has a melting point similar to beeswax so substitution is simple and easy. If you are a candle maker then you can use this soy wax to make candles as well. Since personal care items are our specialty you will find us adding this wax to soaps, lotions, lip balms, salves and ointments.

    The melt point is approximately 150F.

    Happy crafting!






    Stearic Acid


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    INCI = Stearic Acid

    Saponification Value: 206 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Stearic acid is used to make a bar soap harder so it is very useful in all-vegetable oil recipes. It is also used as a thickener in creams and lotions.

    Paraffin wax (for candles) with a low melt point is made harder with the addition of stearic acid.

    Our stearic acid is cosmetic grade and is vegetable derived. We use 1/8 oz per lb of fats to make a harder bar soap. Stearic Acid has a melting point of approximately 156F.






    Sunflower Oil, High Oleic


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    INCI = Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil

    Saponification Value: 191 mg KOH / g of Fat

    High oleic sunflower oil has all the benefits of sunflower oil with a longer shelf life. It is great for use in soaps and lotions. Try our Sunflower Power lotion recipe!

    For soaps use up to 25% sunflower oil. Don't forget to use sunflower in your lip balms, body butters and sugar scrubs! It is awesome!!! (Can you tell we really like sunflower oil?)

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 3 to 30%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 25%

    Approximately weights: 1 gallon = 7.5 lbs, 5 gallons = 37.5 lbs





    Tamanu Oil, Dewaxed


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    INCI: Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu Oil)

    Saponification Value: 189 mg KOH / g of Fat

    This product is organic.

    A great oil for treating lots of skin issues. Because skin is the largest organ of the body we think giving this oil a test is worthwhile. This oil has been used for eczema, psoriasis, and when skin is angry or inflamed. We have a few people on staff that have difficulties when the weather changes, their skin becomes cracked and broken and very dry. Tamanu has been helpful to them and may be helpful to you too.

    Tamanu is an interesting oil to put in creams and lotions. It smells somewhat like butter pecan ice cream. As the oil is absorbed into the skin the odor changes to a nutty, fatty aroma. When making products which are scented with opposing products (fruity or powdery scents come to mind) then we suggest limiting this oil to 5 to 10 % of your formulation.

    I put this oil in a roller ball bottle for personal testing. I have rolled it across my knuckles and rubbed in the oil. The skin becomes soft, dewy and appears more plump and elastic. I think the roller bottle is a great way to apply the oil and be able to carry it with you. The skin doesn't feel greasy, it does not appear shiny or glossy either.

    We think you will love it!

    Our tamanu oil is a cold pressed product from the dried nut kernel.

    1 Gallon weighs approximately 7.65 lbs






    Wheat Germ Oil


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    INCI = Tritium Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil

    Saponification Value: 187 mg KOH / g of Fat

    Have you read about wheat germ? With the content of beta carotene and Vitamin E this oil is great for soaps, lotions and other skin care products. We can even improve on this whole scenario since our wheat germ oil is expeller pressed without the use of solvents! Isn't that great?

    And you know MMS likes to improve upon greatness so we only carry ultra refined wheat germ oil. You are probably wondering what this has to offer to the user, aren't you? Well, ultra refining improves the odor! If you have used wheat germ oil before, and eliminated it from your line of oils due to odor, try again! This oil will truly impress you. Our wheat germ has a slight nutty scent but is practically odorless! Yippee!

    Wheat germ is in our Lye Calculator so you can easily calculate the lye needed for your soap.

    Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 10%
    Body and Lip Balms: try 2 to 20%
    Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%




    Pump for 1 Gallon Bottles


    This pump is great for oils, lotions, soaps and gels. Each stroke of the pump dispenses about 1 ounce of product, thicker gels and soaps may be less. This pump fits all of our one gallon sizes of oils or bases.

    And every once in a while you may need an empty jug with the pump. Now you can order them through our catalog too!






Avocado Butter


Avocado Butter
Avocado is a rich oil and now you can have your butter and make smooth, creamy lip balms!

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