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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 […]

Football Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Autumn scents are in the air along with autumn activities. This is a perfect time for a soap making tutorial to cheer on football season – it will bring out the cheers from everyone! Skills: Using micas, layering   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave safe glass containers (2) Sharp knife to […]

Night on the Town Soap Loaf

by Rustic Escentuals Embedding large curled embeds that are tinted with 24K Gold and Black Mica make an elegant soap. Scent it the soap with Little Black Dress fragrance oil and you have a winner! This is an advanced soap tutorial.   Supplies and Equipment Needed Microwave safe glass containers (one 8 ounce and another […]

Foaming Sugar Scrub Holiday Sampler

by Rustic Escentuals A wonderful Holiday Sampler Pack of Foaming Sugar Scrubs in luscious holiday scents. This is easy to make and super wonderful to use. Makes perfect gifts and also great for craft shows. This tutorial will make approximately 4 sets depending on how full you fill the cups.
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Glittery Christmas Ornament Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Here is a different slant on the Glitter Jar Tutorial using Christmas tree ornaments. These are so beautiful you’ll want to make enough for your entire tree! Be creative with the glitter colors. You can make seasonal ornaments (like Easter or July 4th) or color coordinate for football team colors, birthday parties, […]

Swirled Soap Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals You’ve seen swirled soaps across the Internet and have maybe tried your hand and it’s never really worked out. However, It’s really not that hard once you get the hang of it. The trick is all in the temperature of the soap base. To start, we’ll be showing you how to swirl […]

How to Calculate Candle Burn Time

by Rustic Escentuals The below listed steps show you how to calculate the burn time of any candle whether it’s a container, pillar, or votive.   Supplies Needed Candle Digital Scale * The numbers used in this example do not depict an actual test burn. Step 1: Measure the weight of your candle. It’s easiest […]

Clamshell Votives Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals   Materials List: Votive/Pillar Wax Suggestions • KY 133 Versatile Paraffin Wax • KY 143 Paraffin Pillar Wax • KY Para-Soy Tart & Votive Blend (used in this tutorial) • KY All Natural Pillar & Votive Wax Digital Scale Candle Fragrance Oil Candle Dye Pour Pitcher Thermometer Clamshell Votive Mold 36-24-24 Zinc […]

Bathtub Soap Paint Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Make bath time fun AND soapy for the little ones!   Supplies and equipment needed Medium to large mixing bowl Spoons Spatula Measuring spoons (tablespoon) Hand mixer Rubber gloves Squeeze bottles (2 oz size) 6 to 8 Zip lock bags Digital Scale (not shown) Disposable pipette Foaming Bath Butter (16 oz) Macintosh […]

How to Make Scent Tarts in Cups

by Rustic Escentuals Scented wax tarts, or melts as they’re sometimes called, are a very popular way to scent your home without a flame. Scent tarts come in all shapes, colors and packaging and here’s a way to make a “scent shot” in a cup. Note our wax recommendations. Tarts work best with a wax […]