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 […]

Chill Pill Melt & Pour Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Every now and then you have to just take a chill pill. Calm down and relax. What better way than with this new soap?! Mix and match your colors with this fun soap mold. It’ll bring out a laugh in everyone. Skills: Using micas, layering   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave […]

Travel Soaps in Clamshell Molds

by Rustic Escentuals Another convenient travel soap, this time in clamshells. Take your favorite soaps with you wherever you go! Perfect for those holiday travel plans, at relatives or hotels. Also another great way to use up any left over soap from previous projects for last minute gifts and stocking stuffers. Check out the Soap […]

Mini Leaf & Pumpkin Mold Tutorial, part 2

by Rustic Escentuals I’m starting to see pumpkins everywhere! Love their color, love their scent, love their taste (pie anyone?). This is Part II of our Fall inspired soap tutorial. We will once again be using the Mini Leaf and Pumpkin Silicone mold but this time using the Pumpkin cavities. These make super gifts – […]

Foaming Bath Butter Sugar Scrub Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals As promised, another tutorial using the wonderful Foaming Bath Butter Base. This tutorial will show you how to create a scrumptious sugar scrub. It’s easy to make and wonderful to use! You will need to whip the base as shown in the Foaming Bath Butter Tutorial. Let’s get started!   Supplies and […]

Gardening Soap

by Rustic Escentuals After a hard day gardening and playing in the dirt, you need something that can scrub away the soil and be soothing at the same time. The fragrance chosen for this tutorial is a wonderful blend of honeysuckle and patchouli – just perfect! The soothing Shea butter soap base gives it that […]

How to Use Foaming Bath Butter

by Rustic Escentuals The Foaming Bath Butter is such a versatile product – you can make just about anything soapy with it! This is a Paraben-free base that is so much fun to customize. In this tutorial we are going to start with the basic process – keep tuned for future fun such as sugar […]

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 […]

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 […]