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Scented Essentials: Chamomile and ­Lavender Baby Soap

By Sandy Maine
October/November 1995
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•  12 ounces lye
•  32 ounces water
•  24 ounces coconut oil
•  38 ounces vegetable shortening
•  24 ounces olive oil
•  1/2 ounce chamomile oil
•  3 ounces lavender oil

Click here to learn how to make soap.

For the main article, Scented Essentials, click here.








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