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Shredded Cookie Cutter Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals If you have been following along with the tutorials you may have noticed that you have a growing collection of leftover soap. Whether from your own soap making or your practice sessions, there is always a “stash” of soap that you can do something with to make it useful. Here is a […]

A Nice Cold Glass of Lemonade…Soap!

by Rustic Escentuals What is better on a hot summer’s day than a nice cold glass of lemonade? This fun soap is fun and easy to create. And it looks like the real thing! Your family and friends will love them. This soap tutorial makes approximately a 9 ounce “bar” of soap. Skills: embeds   […]

Learn to Formulate a Recipe for Lip Balm

by Rustic Escentuals This tutorial is going to start you off with a lip balm recipe from scratch. It uses a basic formula that you can use to come up with your own custom formulated lip balms! Because this is a bit more advanced, to learn the basics of measuring out your ingredients and adding […]

How to Color Lip Balm Using Mica

by Rustic Escentuals An easy way to add a shimmer of color to your lip balms using lip safe micas! This tutorial will show you how easy it is to add micas to lip balm base. Stay tuned for a tutorial showing you how to formulate a simple lip balm recipe in which you can […]

How to Make Shower Steamers

by Rustic Escentuals Shower Steamers are a great way to add a variety of fragrances to your shower for a little aromatherapy. Place the steamer on the floor of the shower opposite the shower head so that the steam and shower mist gently hits it. Feeling sick? Add some fragrances along with herbs and mints. […]

Infused Bath Melts Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This is our second bath math tutorial because it has a slightly different twist. We’re adding Dead Sea Salts and herbs to give you an idea of some of the many things you can add to bath melts to make these a wonderful gift.   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave – or […]

Geometric Soap Loaf Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This is a tutorial showing how to make loaf soaps with a layering technique that will give you geometric shapes. This tutorial is more advanced, however it’s perfect to help build your skills. Because you’ve already learned to layer in our Learning to Layer Melt & Pour Soap Tutorial, you already have […]

Basic Bath Melts Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Making Bath Melts could not be easier! These are fast & easy to make and are a great way to soothe the skin from the upcoming summer heat and sun!   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave – or Mini-Melting Pot (optional) Microwave safe glass container Butter knives for stirring Spoon Rubber gloves […]

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 […]

Money Embedded in Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals If you need a unique gift for someone, this will definitely surprise them! This soap tutorial will show you how to insert folded origami money into a bar of soap. A unique and fun way to give the gift of money, or to use as party favors! Great to use as a […]

How to Use Mica Colorants in Soap

by Rustic Escentuals Here are some tips and tricks to help you get started learning how to use micas in melt and pour soap base. For this soap tutorial I am introducing the Blackstar micas in red, blue, green and gold. Blackstar micas are rich, deep hues that sparkle and can be used as is, […]

Silk Soap Tutorials

by Rustic Escentuals Before you know it, spring and Mother’s day are upon us! Better get ready! Silk Soaps make delightful and customizable wedding favors, bridal showers, and bridal lunches. Before you know it, you’ll make dozens and dozens of these because not only they are easy to make but also because the Sea Salt […]

Centipede Crayons Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Making different shaped crayons is a fun project to do with your children or to make perfect gifts for the little (and not so little) ones. This one brings out the kid in all of us! a fun tutorial to do with children (or for those that are young at heart!)   […]

Coffee Bean Soap Melt & Pour Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals I love coffee! I love to drink it, I love the scent, I love the waking up feeling! What could be better than a coffee scented soap?? It’s going to be a good day. Skills: Mixing colors and using exfoliants coffee and soap – brilliance!   Supplies for making soap and equipment […]

Marbled & Tie Dyed Swirled Soaps Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Swirled and layered soaps are popular, so we wanted to take a different approach to swirling colors to create visually appealing soaps. With this tutorial you can use a single color to match your fragrance oil choice, or choose multiple colors for a tie dye or holiday theme. The sky’s the limit […]

How to Make Monster Spray

by Rustic Escentuals This is a wonderful spray to banish those monsters and other undesirables that hide in the closet or under the bed. This works great in getting rid of those nasty old bad dreams too. Scent your spray with a calming, clean scent like Clementine Lavender and your little ones will know for […]

How to Make Hot Process Soap

by Bill Barnhill   Items Needed: (Makes enough for two bread pans) Safety goggles Safety gloves Chemical mask Crockpot Lg. Stainless steel mixing spoon Silicone spatula or plastic spatula Soap molds Freezer paper Digital scale Stick blender Cutting board Plastic pitcher Container for lye Ingredients: 16 oz. Coconut oil 16 oz. Olive oil 0.64 oz. […]

Swirled Lip Balm Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This tutorial will show you how to add a little pizzazz to single colored lip balms. These can be customized to someone’s favorite colors & flavors or as special shower and party favors. add pizzazz to your lip balms with this tutorial!   Supplies and Equipment Needed Spoons or butter knives for […]

Berry Swirl Guest Soaps

by Rustic Escentuals An adorable guest soap tutorial with added poppy seeds and a moisturizing oil. This will make a wonderful last minute gift that looks anything but last minute! This tutorial will make 16 Berry Swirl guest soaps. delightful soaps to charm your guests!   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave safe glass container […]

Honey Bee Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals A honey of a tutorial! You’ll be surprised how a simple packaging supply product can enhance the look of your soaps! This tutorial will make two Honey Bee Soaps. a fun soap to make (and use!)   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave safe glass container Sharp knife Spray bottle with rubbing […]

Coconut Milk Soap Tutorial

by Autumn Burgess a cold-process soap made with yummy coconut milk   Items you will need Safety goggles Safety gloves Glass measuring bowls (heat safe) Thermometer Silicone/plastic spatulas Soap mold approved for cold process soap Freezer paper for mold (if wood mold) Digital scale Stick blender Whisk 8 oz palm oil 8 oz coconut oil […]