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How to Make Tie Dye Votive Candles

  Votives are a quick and inexpensive way to show your creativity. Plus, they aren’t that difficult to master! Votive candles, when burned properly, give off as much scent throw as a container candle and can be colored in a variety of ways. (Make sure to always burn votives in a proper fitting votive candle […]

Fun Foaming Bubble Bath

By Rustic Escentuals A bubble bath can be fun and whimsical or it can be aromatic and relaxing – or anywhere in between. No matter what your age, just about everyone loves a bubble bath! Bubble baths help relieve stress and get you clean while you’re enjoying the bubbles. Our tutorial gives you an easy […]

How to Make Wax Chunks

By Rustic Escentuals A popular and widely varied variety of candles are chunk candles – chunk votives, chunk pillars, chunk containers, and chunk tarts (or chunk wax melts). And there are white chunks, colored chunks, multi-colored chunks, assorted sizes of chunks, and assorted shapes of chunks! You name it – there are limitless possibilities. A […]

Candy Corn Votives

by Rustic Escentuals Craft a sweet Halloween treat for the holiday! Fun and easy to make, votive candles are versatile, everyone loves them, and they’re fun to have around the house or give as gifts. You can make them as sweet smelling as you wish. Add a little festive flair to your creativity with candle […]

Round Embed Soap Loaf Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals In this soap making tutorial we’re featuring a creative way to make an embed that opens the imagination to colors (and scents). This tutorial is a two-step process – creating the circular soap embed and then creating the loaf soap itself. It’s fun and can be challenging at the same time. This […]

Heart Soap Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals A quick and easy heart soap for Valentine’s Day or any time you want to treat your loved one to something special!   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave safe glass container Sharp knife to cut soap into cubes Spray bottle with rubbing alcohol Butter knife (for stirring soap) Rubber gloves Cheese […]

Whipped Cream Soap for Bath Parfaits

by Rustic Escentuals Two fun ideas to make with the Foaming Bath Butter Base! Use your creativity to come up with different soap parfaits for women, men and children – combine scents with coordinating colors for unique creations. You can even make special parfaits for the holidays using micas for bright colors – Christmas, autumn, […]

Lemon Meringue Pie Soap Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Lemon Meringue Pie inspired soap! Fresh lemon fragrance with whipped “meringue” on top. Bathe or shower with a fun, refreshing soap.   Supplies and Equipment Needed Microwave safe glass containers (2)
 Sharp knife to cut soap base into cubes 
Butter knives 
 Rubber gloves Measuring Spoon (1 T.) Mixing Bowl Hand Mixer […]

Slanted Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals By slanting the soap mold you can achieve a different look to layered soaps. You can also achieve a gorgeous visual appeal by layering colors – you can choose bright colors or different shades of the same color for a subtle effect. In this soap making tutorial we’ve chosen to do a […]

Tart Art

by Rustic Escentuals Sometimes wax tarts, or wax melts, are more than just about scent. They are an open canvas for you to be creative with the scents and colors used. Have some fun with your creativity! Here are a few ideas on how you can make your wax tarts more creative: Glitter Sprinkle glitter […]

Using Rebatch Soap Base to Make Swirled Soap

by Rustic Escentuals This soap making tutorial shows how to make a two-color swirl using Rebatch Soap Base and micas. It is easy to customize the color and fragrance oil choice.   Supplies and equipment needed: Crock pot or Double Boiler Large spoon Rubber Gloves Cheese Grater Distilled water (optional) Digital Scale 0.15cc scoop Rebatch […]

Jelly Soap Tub Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Three easy ways to make and package versatile Jelly Soap Base. Color coordinate your soap colors and fragrance oils or just use one – the creativity is limitless for this fun soap base so use your imagination!   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave (or double boiler method) Microwave safe glass container Butter […]

Winter Shower Steamers Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals A perfect set of Shower Steamers for the long winter months! Place one shower steamer on the floor of the shower opposite the shower head. When the steam and mist hit it, the shower steamer will release a wonderful, invigorating fragrance. Make a variety of scented steamers for whichever mood you’re in! […]

Jelly Soap Loaf – Soap Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This is an advanced loaf soap tutorial showing a layering technique using Melt and Pour Soap Base with Jelly Soap Base. For more information on how to work with the Jelly Soap Base, check out the Basic Jelly Soap Tutorial. In this soap making project we’re creating a beautiful, colorful, and fun […]

How to Make Dry Oil Perfume Spray

by Rustic Escentuals A quick and easy way to create a wonderful smelling perfume or cologne that dries quickly and isn’t greasy! Using the Artisan’s Perfume Base, Cyclomethicone, and Fragrance Oil of your choice, this spray will leave a silky smooth feeling when sprayed directly onto the skin as well as imparting a cooling effect. […]

Basic Rebatch Soap Base Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This tutorial will show you how easy it is to work with a unique Rebatch Soap Base that is easily customized. The bars will have a more rustic looking texture to them than Melt and Pour soap. This unique soap base allows users to make cold process soap (CP) without the need […]

Jelly Soap Embeds into Melt and Pour Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This is the second tutorial showing how to work with the new Jelly Soap Base. This tutorial shows how easy it is to embed the Jelly Soap into Melt and Pour soap. Preparation is key for this tutorial. You will need to create the embeds and have them ready to go before […]

Peppermint Candy Soap Loaf

by Rustic Escentuals Embed peppermint candy soap pieces into a soap loaf for a fun holiday twist! By using mica as the soap colorant, you won’t have to worry about bleeding and this soap can stay around and be enjoyed throughout the holiday season. This is an advanced soap making tutorial.   Supplies and Equipment […]

How to Make Jelly Soap: Basic Jelly Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Soap that moves, soap that wiggles, soap that causes giggles. This basic soap making tutorial will show you how to work with Rustic Escentuals Crystal Jelly Soap Base while making a layered scented Jelly Soap.   Supplies and equipment needed Microwave or double boiler method Microwave safe glass containers Butter knife to […]

Sugar Scrub Soap Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This tutorial will show you how to make a Solid Sugar Scrub Soap, which will provide you with a wonderful exfoliating. moisturizing lather. These are helpful to have on hand both summer and winter when the skin can get dry from the sun, wind, and being outside for extended periods of time. […]

Tiny Snow Globe Soaps – Soap Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Wonderful guest soaps for the holidays! These adorable teeny tiny snow globe soaps are perfect for gifts or decorating for the holidays.   Supplies and equipment needed Microwave safe glass container (2) Sharp knife to cut soap Spray bottle with rubbing alcohol Butter knives Rubber gloves Ice cube tray Small holiday toys […]