Melt and Pour Soap Tutorials

Remember those chemistry sets that were around when we were kids? You could mix this and that together and exciting things would happen. Or not so exciting if you were mom and had to clean up the resulting mess. Thankfully, soaping is a mess that really cleans itself. It's like being a kid again - the excitement that comes from seeing the lye react to the oils and create... soap! Beautiful, cleansing, bubbly soap. And like bath & body, the possibilities are limitless when it comes to soaping. Pick a tutorial below and let's get to work!

A Day at the Beach

by Rustic Escentuals This bar will make you feel like you’re at the beach and the spa all at the same time. I will be adding in some wonderful Dead Sea Salts for natural mineral goodness and an amazing spa scent call Sea Kelp. One whiff of this soap and you’re as good as there. […]

Rubber Ducky You’re the One

by Rustic Escentuals There really is nothing cuter than this soap. These fly off the table at craft shows and are wonderful for baby showers. Learn how to make these wonderful soaps. You don’t have to stick with ducks though, see below for a cute change. I will also be posting a tutorial at a […]

Learning to Layer Melt & Pour Soap

by Rustic Escentuals This tutorial is a fun way to learn and practice your M&P layering skills while at the same time making adorable soaps to give away, sell or use for yourself. This is a good primer and technique to learn for some of our more advanced tutorials coming soon.   Supplies and equipment […]

How to Make Sugar Cube Scrubs

by Summer ScentSations   Product benefits and overview. These cute little cubes offer all of the benefits of a moisturising sugar scrub without the oily mess. Each one is a perfect single use solid scrub. Just take one out and take it with you into the shower. Perfect for the pool or the gym, or […]

Basic Melt and Pour

by Rhonda Gaylord Gather all of your supplies together before starting. Supplies needed to make basic melt & pour soap are: Soap mold M&P soap Scales Body safe fragrance Gloves for sanitary purpose Sharp knife to cut soap into cubes Glass bowl or glass measuring cup Measuring spoons Spoon to stir Plastic Wrap Spray bottle […]

Gemstone Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Diamonds, rubies, sapphires, garnets…oh my! Gems are not only for the fingers ladies!!!! This is a fun soap tutorial in which you get to try out different colors and soap scents for an entire set. It’s a great way to test out your new body safe scents and have fun with a […]

How to Make Gemstone Soap Rocks

by Bonnie Bartley Yes, these are truly easy to make. Even my very first attempts came out great, yours will, too. Here’s how! Follow standard procedures for working with melt & pour soap (MP). You will need: Transparent Glycerin Soap Base White Glycerin Soap Base – if desired Colorants – micas, oxides or liquid colorants […]