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Floating Hearts Soaps

by Rustic Escentuals Mother’s Day is right around the corner and since we all “heart” our moms, this is a perfect tutorial for a wonderful gift!With the use of Shimmer Dust Glitter, it looks like the hearts are floating in the soap – Just Perfect!   Supplies and equipment needed Microwave safe glass containers (3-4 […]

Imprint Soaps

by Rustic Escentuals This next tutorial was inspired by a couple of Rustic Escentuals Facebook fans. I had asked what some of your favorite fragrance oils were for some inspiration and this is the one of many that was mentioned. Add some Little Black Dress fragrance oil and some Diamond Dust Glitter and a soap […]

Goat’s Milk Folded Soap

by Rustic Escentuals Sometimes you just want something just a little bit different. A fun soap to make and use!   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave safe glass containers Sharp knife Spray bottle with rubbing alcohol Butter knives for stirring soap Measuring spoons (1/2 tsp) Rubber gloves Disposable pipettes Silicone baking pan (7.5” x […]

Exfoliating Massage Bar

by Rustic Escentuals Another wonderful Mothers Day gift idea! Package a couple of these up in a basket, add some scented Dead Sea salts and it becomes a gift that anyone would love. This bar of soap is perfect for those days when you need some extra pampering. I’ve added some awesome Organic Jojoba Meal […]

Circle Embed Soap Bars

by Rustic Escentuals In this tutorial you will be using cookie cutters and a small circle embed mold to help create designs as embeds/inserts. Preparation is key for this tutorial, as you’ll need to create the embeds and have them ready to go for making this soap. Let’s get started!   Supplies and equipment needed […]

Happy Soaking Bath Bombs

by Jody Lane   Items needed Large bowl Glass Pyrex measuring cup Wooden spoon Measuring spoons Plastic Bath Bomb Molds Plastic glasses Popsicle sticks Rubber gloves Spray bottle of either Witch Hazel or Rubbing Alcohol   Dry Mix Ingredients 1 cup Baking Soda 1/2 cup Citric Acid 1/2 cup Cornstarch 1/4 Cup Dead Sea Salts […]

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 […]

Chunk Pillar Instructions

by Rhonda Gaylord Supplies needed to make chunk pillar candles: Pillar Molds / Wick Pins Mold Sealant Paraffin Wax Scales Fragrance Oil Knife to cut wax into cubes Melting Pot Spoon to stir Coloring / dye Cookie Sheet   Before starting, decide what color chunks and overpour you want to use with your fragrance choice. […]

Ice Cream Sundae Candles

by Karla Gragg Candle making equipment, candle wax, candle dyes, and fabulous fragrance oils are available at Rustic Escentuals! Just use the handy hyperlinks below. First – Gather everything you will need: Candle Wax Stainless Steel Bowls Digital Scales Ice Cream Scoop Fragrance Oil fork Pour pots Whisk Thermometer Sundae dishes Wick wick bars Candle […]

How to Make Votive Candles

by Karla Gragg Candle making equipment, candle wax, candle dyes, and fabulous fragrance oils are available at Rustic Escentuals! Just use the handy hyperlinks below. First – Gather everything you will need: Candle wax Digital Scales Fragrance Oil Candle Dye(s) Pour Pots Thermometers Votive Molds and Wick Pins Wicks     Using your selected method […]

Rescue CP/OP Tutorial

by Dreaming Tree Soapworks CP/OP is the common soaper abbreviation for Cold Process/then Oven Processing the batch. It’s actually a very simple procedure, but what’s more important is understanding the pros, cons, and precautions of this method. How CP/OP works is unlike regular Cold Processing (where the soap is left to fully saponify over a […]

Rustic Tilted Layered Pillars

by Karla Gragg     Equipment, wax, dyes, and fabulous fragrances are available at Rustic Escentuals! Just use the handy links below. First — Gather everything you will need: Candle wax Digital Scales Fragrance Oil Candle Dye(s) Pour Pots (will need one for each color you intend to use) Thermometers Candle Mold (set up with […]

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 […]

Decorative Dipped Pine Cone Potpourri

by Vickey Robinson 1. Gather Items Needed: Presto Kettle or double boiler to melt wax Digital scales Ky 133 Versatile Paraffin Wax Fragrance Oil ( 2 oz. per pound of wax) Candle dye, if desired Glitter, if desired Pine cones from your yard Tongs for dipping Aluminum Foil to cover work surface (makes job easier […]

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 […]

Custom Flavored Natural Wax Jelly

by Vickey Robinson Natural Wax Jelly is a fantastic alternative to Vaseline because it’s free of petrolatum and completely all-natural. We like to use it plain, but also custom flavor it for both adults and kids in the family. Step 1: Gather items needed: Natural Wax Jelly Lip Balm Flavor Oil Sweetener (if desired) Zip […]

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 […]

How to Make Scent Brittle

Vickey Robinson Scent brittle is an easy and unique way to make wax melts/tarts. The style is unique, you can top it off with a dash of glitter, and no two pieces are ever alike. You can get creative and do two layers – each a different scent and color combination. Go ahead – have […]