Bed of Roses Melt & Pour Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals A bed of roses in soap form! You can customize the colors and fragrances for any flower you like. Make a full bouquet! This is an advanced soap tutorial highlighting soap embed placement.   Supplies and Equipment Needed Microwave safe glass containers (one 8 ounce and another 32 ounces) Sharp knife to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Soap Sticks

by Rustic Escentuals Convenient travel soap in a tube. These little personal portable soaps are perfect for traveling. Keep one in your purse or gym bag, you’ll never know when you’ll need some soap! Each one is about 1.2 ounces of soap. A perfect size for those on the go. These also make ideal stocking […]

How to Make Cookie Cutter Star Soaps

by Rustic Escentuals Did someone say stars? How fun! In this tutorial I once again pulled out the cookie cutters and the old Red, White, and Blue for some Fourth of July fun. (For those not in the U.S., choose any color you want!) Are you ready? Let’s go!   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave […]

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 […]

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 […]