Category: Melt & Pour Soap Recipes

How to layer red, white and blue stars soap DIY!

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Colorful red, white and blue stars soap squares are a great way to show your support on Memorial Day! Of course we know what the stars stand for but they also can make a nice hand bar soap to help celebrate Memorial Day! DIY Colorful Red, White and Blue Stars Soap Bars Recipe 1 Milky… Read more »

4/4/16 – Weekly Roundup – Getting Ready for Mother’s Day!

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Mother’s Day is a very special holiday…having said that, you definitely want to give that perfect gift! Did you know that celebration of Mother’s Day began in the United States in the early 20th century; it is not related to the many celebrations of mothers and motherhood that have occurred throughout the world over thousands… Read more »

Creative flower soaps and kids crafting!

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So many ways to be creative when making handmade soap or crafting!!…CONTINUATION! Check out our Crafting Library for all of these recipes and much more!! Remember creativity comes from within ourselves.  Again because there are so many ways to make soap and other skin/bath care products, we thought it would be nice to take a… Read more »

Take a look back at holiday soap making projects!

Chemistry Store Soap Display

So many ways to be creative when making handmade soap or a skin care product!! Check out our Crafting Library for all of these recipes and much more!! The creativity comes from within ourselves.  Because there are so many ways to make soap and other skin/bath care products, we thought it would be nice to… Read more »

More DIY Melt & Pour Spring Flowers Recipe!

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MORE SPRING FLOWERS RECIPES!!! Flowers are in bloom! The flowers will be in full bloom so this is the time to capture their beauty or even make a colorful arrangement of flower shaped soap bars!  Pull out all those flower molds and left over soap making supplies and let’s make a bouquet! We are making… Read more »

DIY Melt & Pour Spring Flowers Recipe!

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Flowers are in bloom! The flowers will be in full bloom so this is the time to capture their beauty or even make a colorful arrangement of flower shaped soap bars!  Pull out all those flower molds and left over soap making supplies and let’s make a bouquet! We are making a nice colorful flower… Read more »

3/28 Weekly Roundup – April Showers Bring May Flowers!

April showers brings May flowers

Flowers, flowers, flowers, yes April showers brings May flowers!! Interesting facts Did you know that the proverb “March winds and April showers bring May flowers”, actually was recorded in 1886 and as the saying changed, “Sweet April showers/Do spring May flowers”, was recorded in a poem as a common expression in English speaking countries in… Read more »

3/21 Weekly Roundup – Easter and Spring Break are Here!!

Easter and Spring Break is Here

Easter and Spring Break are here!! What a wonderful time of the year! Even though we are plagued with heavy yellow dust, called “pollen” now, when it’s over, it is worth it! Flowers are blooming and everything that can grow outside is growing! Easter Good to know! Easter is one of those holidays that fall… Read more »

DIY Melt & Pour Easter Basket Soaps Recipe!

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Eggs in a Basket Milky Way Soap Mold the whimsical designs of two rabbits in a basket of eggs and a chick pulling an egg in a cart.  These easy melt & pour Eggs in a Basket soaps are perfect for spring and Easter. We did something different here…!!!  We re-batched and re-colored left over soap…. Read more »

DIY – Putting Together a Special Easter Basket!

Melt & Pour Easter Soaps

It is the Season!!  Spring is a few weeks away which means Easter is almost here! Put together a special Easter Basket with simple Melt & Pour festive Easter and Spring molds!! Our Easter Soap Molds make great soaps for the Easter holiday and the entire spring season! Children and adults alike will love the… Read more »

DIY Critters Melt & Pour Fun Hand Soap!

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Kids’ DIY critters melt & pour soap!  So easy mom and dad can do it too!!  Pick your critter and their color!  Be creative maybe have a purple frog!! We will show you how to make melt & pour critter soap in different floral scents and colors using our Milky Way Critters soap mold! This project… Read more »

2/22 Weekly Roundup – DIY Men’s Skin Care Products!

Shea Butter Cream

Hey this week we are going to give it to all you Guys out there!!…it’s time for some real talk about your skincare routine!! That “just got out of bed” look isn’t going to be cute forever. It is no different for women as it is for men.  Beauty and skin care maintenance can be very expensive! The… Read more »

Melt & Pour Heart Soap Bouquet Tutorial

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Give the gift of handmade soap this Valentine’s Day! While it might still seem far off, now is the time to start thinking about your Valentine’s day gifts! Nothing says “I love you” like homemade heart soap, and with melt & pour soap base it’s easy to make! Many people don’t like getting flowers because… Read more »

DIY Exfoliating Melt & Pour Soap for Winter Skin

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To keep your skin healthy through the holidays! Being exposed to the cold winter air is tough on your skin, so this time of year take extra care to keep it healthy. Exfoliating soaps are a great way to get rid of dead skin and bring back that healthy glow. We’ll show you how to… Read more »

DIY Layered Christmas Melt & Pour Soap

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The perfect last-minute gift! The holidays are a short two weeks away, which means if you haven’t bought or made gifts for your friends and family yet, you’d better get started! Home made soap is a great present any time of year, but during the holidays when you have lots of people to shop for… Read more »

How to Make Holiday Shower Jellies

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With Jelly Melt & Pour Soap! Since LUSH popularized shower jellies in their personal care line, thousands of people have discovered why these fun soaps are great for kids and adults alike! Also called bath jellies or jelly soap, these unique soaps are soothing, highly moisturizing, and just plain fun. And with our jelly melt… Read more »

Making Holiday Present Soap with Cold Process

holiday present cold process soap tutorial

The perfect gift for the holidays! Soap making is one of the most creative hobbies out there. With so many different recipes, swirls, and unique colors to choose from, there’s a lot you can do to make your soap stand out! But figuring out how can be overwhelming. To help you create your unique holiday… Read more »

Fall Leaves Glitter Melt & Pour Soap Tutorial

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Get ready for fall with festive glitter soap! It’s the fall holiday season and for many people that means getting together with family. Impress your house guests with these easy fall soaps! This melt and pour “swirl” is so easy to do, and it creates a colorful product that’s perfect for the fall season. Plus,… Read more »

How to Make Shampoo Bars with Melt & Pour

DIY Shampoo Bar for Men

DIY in Just 3 Easy Steps! Shampoo bars are becoming more and more popular these days, and it’s easy to see why. They’re easier to pack for travel, are great for your hair, and last much longer than liquid shampoo. They’re especially great for men as they’re great for short hair and combine cleaning and conditioning… Read more »

Maple Syrup Soap

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Late winter through early spring is maple syrup season in the northern United States. More than 13 gallons of sap must be collected from a maple tree in order to produce just 1 gallon of maple syrup. This wonderful, vegan, organic treat can also be used in home and beauty products, including handmade soap. This… Read more »

A Guide to Making Recycled Soap Balls

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Your ancestors likely saved bits of soap, putting them into a mesh piece of fabric and melting them together so none of it would go to waste. While this is one way to recycle bits of soap, another, more user-friendly and aesthetically pleasing method is to do some re-batching and make recycled soap balls. With… Read more »

Using Coffee in Soap to Eliminate Odors

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If you’ve ever cooked with onions, garlic, or even if you’ve been working on your car or the lawnmower you know that your hands pick up unwanted and unpleasant scents. Oftentimes when you’ve finished your work, you have to wash your hands, then again, and then a few more times because you can’t get rid… Read more »

How to Make Conversation Heart Soaps

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to think about what to give that special someone in your life. These conversation heart soaps are great to give to others or add to your line of handmade soaps for sale. You can either use our Milky Way Valentine’s candies mold to create soaps… Read more »

Sweet Soaps with Southern Sweet Tea

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Even if the weather outside doesn’t feel quite right for a tall glass of southern sweet tea, you can get brewing and put this much-loved beverage to great use in your soaps. Sweet tea soaps offer a unique way to get clean and enjoy the fresh tea aromas without worrying about your caffeine or sugar… Read more »

Confetti Soaps for the New Year

As people are ringing in 2015, it’s time to freshen up and make things sparkle. In addition to getting out the crystal stemware and glittering dishes for a New Year’s party, another way to add a festive touch is with specially handmade New Year’s soaps. These soaps double as gifts for other occasions as well,… Read more »