Supplies and Ingredients
That's basically all there is to this soap recipe. Now relax and enjoy your creation. Or give it to someone else as a unique, thoughtful, and useable gift.
Try some of these easy Melt and Pour Soap Recipes. - Enjoy!
For more detailed information, you may want to pick-up the book Super Soapmaking Secrets by Sandy Simmons.
Note: American pennyroyal was used extensively by Native Americans to treat a variety of ailments from headache and stomachaches to irritated eyes and fevers. Citronella is commonly used as an insect repellent.
Melt soap and stir in water. Mix ingredients into the melted soap – water mixture. Using a hand mixer, whip the soap until it has about doubled in volume. Spoon the soap into your molds making sure to push the soap into all corners of the mold.
Cold Cream Soap
Melt soap, then add cold cream and stir gently until well blended. Remove from heat. Add fragrance and color. Pour into mold.
Cookie Cutter Soap
Melt soap base. Add fragrance. Pour the base onto the cookie sheet. Add color as desired, and swirl the colors in the base.
Some interesting Cookie Cutter Soap Recipe Ideas:
After the soap hardens, pop the block out of the cookie sheet. Use the cookie cutters to cut out the interesting shapes.
Earthly Pleasure Soap
Gentle Scrubber Soap
Melt base and add fragrance. Stir in cornmeal, pumice, and clay until all ingredients remain suspended in the mixture. After stirring, the soap should have cooled and thickened a bit. Pour into molds, and allow to harden.
Beeswax – Honey Soap
Melt beeswax pellets, set aside but keep warm in liquid state. Melt base soap. Mix melted beeswax into melted base. Add honey and stir gently until all ingredients are combined. Pour mixture into molds.
Honey Oatmeal Soap
Melt soap. Add honey and several drops of fragrance. Grind ¾ of the oatmeal in a coffee or similar grinder until it is powdery. Gradually add oatmeal powder into warm soap mixture while continually stirring. Continue to stir until mixture is fairly cool and thickens a bit, and then add the remaining whole oatmeal. Continue to stir until the mixture thickens like pudding, then pour into your mold. It must be thick enough to maintain the oatmeal suspended.
Jojoba - Beeswax Soap
Simply melt Castile base soap and beeswax and stir together while adding Jojoba oil. Pour mixture into mold and allow hardening. The resulting bar will be hard and will last a long time. It does however lather slower.
Lavender Beeswax Soap
Melt glycerin soap. Stir in grated beeswax until it also is melted and evenly mixed. Remove from heat and add color and fragrance. Stir gently until all is well mixed. Pour the mixture into your mold and allow to harden.
Colorful Confetti Soap
Melt transparent soap and distribute into 3-5 dishes (as many as you have colors). Color and mix each dish of melted transparent base. Pour into separate molds (one for each color). Allow to harden. After hardening, pop out and cut into ¼ to ½ inch wide confetti strips. Melt opaque soap. Mix in chosen fragrance. Spray confetti strips made earlier with alcohol (prevents bubbles) and place strips in your final molds. Allow opaque base to cool until a skin has formed twice (otherwise you may accidentally melt your confetti). Pour the slightly cooled transparent base over the confetti in the molds. Allow hardening.
Note: This soap recipe works well using tube molds (can use PVC tube with end cap). Use larger pieces of confetti sprayed with alcohol and, place them into the tube mold. Pour transparent base into mold. After hardening, push soap out, and slice.
Almond – Peach Soap
Melt base soap. Stir in ground almonds and fragrance. Pour into molds.
Shea Butter Soap
Melt base soap. Mix in Jojoba oil, Shea Butter, Beeswax, and fragrance. A hand blender works well to completely combine ingredients. Pour into molds and spray surface with alcohol to prevent bubbles. Allow hardening. This soap recipe makes for a wonderful moisturizing bar.
Wheat Germ Soap
Melt soap base and add the ground wheat germ, almond oil, and fragrance. Pour mixture into molds. Spray surface with alcohol. Allow hardening.
Orange Peel Oatmeal Soap
Grind oatmeal with a coffee or similar grinder into a fine powder. Melt base soap. Add colorant, grapefruit seed extract and vitamin E. Allow to cool slightly, then add fragrance, ground oatmeal and orange peel. Stir until the oatmeal is distributed evenly. Allow the soap to cool sufficiently (heavy pudding consistency) and pour into your molds. This consistency will keep the oatmeal suspended and not floating to the top in the molds.
Excited About Peace Soap
Grind lavender, chamomile, and orange peel into a fine powder. Melt base soap. Add ground lavender, chamomile, and orange peel, and drops of fragrance. Pour mixture into molds. Wake-up with this wonderful soap recipe.
Orange Peppermint Soap
Melt soap base. Add all ingredients and stir gently until well mixed. Pour into molds. Can use a bread loaf pan or small molds. Allow hardening then either pop out of molds or remove from bread pan and slice into desired bar sizes.
Note: This soap recipe has been used successfully to cleanse oily skin and relieve teenage acne.
Milk and Honey with Oatmeal Soap recipe
Melt soap base. Melt beeswax pellets. Pour melted soap and beeswax together, add all other ingredients and stir gently but mix completely. Allow cooling to a pudding consistency. Pour into molds or a bread pan and allow hardening. If using bread pan, slice into desired sizes after hardening.
Coconut Citrus Soap Recipe
Melt soap slowly while adding the vitamin E gel tablets. Once melted, add, lemon juice, sugar, fragrances, and olive oil. Lubricate molds with olive oil. Pour melted mixture into molds and allow hardening.
Cocoa Shea Butter Soap Recipe
Melt base soap. Add melted shea and cocoa butter, fragrance, and color. Pour melted mixture into molds and allow hardening.
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