Oil Properties Dictionary

Apricot Kernel Oil
Apricot Kernel Oil is a light oil. It absorbs nicely into the skin and is a good lucury conditioning oil in soap - at about 5% - 10%.
Sweet Almond Oil
A moisturizing oil that is very light and absorbs well. In soap, it products a low, stable lather, but is recommended to not use it for more than about 5% - 10% in soap - as it's not a hard oil.
Avocado Oil
Avocado Oil is a heavy, green, rich, moisturizing oil that has a high percentage of unsaponifiables. It's often used in soap recipes forpeople with sensitive skin. It's high in vitamins A, D & E. You can use it in your recipes from 5% - 30%.
Babassu Oil
Babassu Oil comes from the kernels of the Babassu Palm. Its fatty acid makeup is very similar to palm kernel and to coconut oil. It's high in Lauric and Myristic acid, which contributes to a nice, fluffy lather.