Prince and Princess Soap Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals For the special little Prince and Princess in your life. Help make bath time fun with their own, special soaps! Skills: Layering and additives   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave safe glass container (2 to 3) Sharp knife to cut soap into cubes Spray bottle with rubbing alcohol Butter knife for […]

Fruit Salad Soap Loaf Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals The warm weather has me thinking of fruit salad — which is my go to donation to every BBQ. I thought it was a perfect time to show a tutorial with multiple bright colors and a lovely fruity scent. This is an advanced soap tutorial showing soap insert placement and embedding.   […]

Honey Ale Beer Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals It’s getting warm out there and there are a lot of picnics and parties to go to. This makes a cute gift! A nice cold glass of beer (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) soap. You’ll have a blast making this new fun soap! Skills: Layering   Soap making supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave […]

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 […]

Soap for Father’s Day – Green Irish Tweed

by Rustic Escentuals Fathers like to be pampered too! Here is a special gift you can make for the man in your life for his special day.   Supplies and equipment needed Microwave 2 Microwave safe glass containers Sharp knife to cut soap into cubes Spray bottle with rubbing alcohol Butter knives Rubber gloves Disposable […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]