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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 […]

How to Make Two-Tone Layer & Chunk Tarts

by Vickey Robinson You can get very creative combining colors and scents to make unique combinations with your soy wax and paraffin wax tarts. These take a little longer than single color/single scent wax tarts, but the project is still fairly simple. Be creative and have fun! Match fragrance oil scents with candle wax colors […]

How to Make Candles Shimmer and Sparkle

by Vickey Robinson Make everyday and seasonal candles sparkle and shimmer! This is an easy candle making project and leaves the door open for limitless creativity. You can start with a candle you made yourself or a candle purchased from the store. This project allows you to make any candle your own with color, sparkle […]

Color Coordinating Lip Balm Caps & Flavors

submitted by Rustic Escentuals Looking to make lip-smacking good lip-balm? With this handy dandy chart, you can color-match cap colors from Rustic Escentuals to flavor oils that we offer. Click any cap or flavor to be taken to that page. Enjoy! Beige Almond Biscotti, Brown Sugar, Butter Pecan, Buttery Toffee Crunch, Cappuccino, Coconut Milk & […]

How to Take Great Photos

submitted by Curtis Durham Here are some simple steps to immediately improve your product photos… 1. This first step is the most important step. If you complete this first step, you will improve your photography by leaps and bounds. Are you ready to discover what this “magic bullet” can do? Yes? Here it is: Sit […]