Melt and pour soap is extremely easy and enjoyable to make. It has minimal mess to clean up afterwards and it makes fantastic gifts to give away due to its customizability and the appeal of making DIY handmade gifts.
It is no wonder that melt and pour soap is so popular. You may have some questions about melt and pour soap, so let's explore some of those before diving into our melt and pour oatmeal soap recipe.
Is melt and pour soap good for skin?
Yes, melt and pour soap is good for your skin for many reasons:
Does melt and pour soap need to cure?
Because the melt and pour soap has already gone through the saponification process, it will not need to cure. Simply wait for it to harden, and your bars of soap will be ready to use immediately.
What can you add to melt and pour soap?
There are many things that can be added to melt and pour soap, including:
Today, we are making a simple melt and pour soap using a melt and pour soap base, a soap mold, Marseille's Remedy Traditional Oil Blend and oatmeal.
Oatmeal soap is a very popular soap to make, and we are going to share some tips and tricks for making melt and pour oatmeal soap with you today.
1. Cut up your melt and pour soap base into small pieces.
2. In a microwave safe bowl, melt your soap base pieces for 30 second intervals. Be sure to stir it in between each interval until fully melted.
3. Once the soap base is fully melted, add ten drops of essential oil to your melted soap base, and gently stir. For this melt and pour oatmeal soap, we used Marseille's Remedy Traditional Oil Blend, which smells wonderful and is a centuries old traditional blend of specific essential oils.
4. Sprinkle oatmeal into the bottom of your soap mold.
5. Pour the rest of your melted soap into the mold. This should be poured on top of your hardened oatmeal soap section. Let it fully harden.
6. Once your soap is cured and hard, go ahead and take it out of the mold, and trim any edges off with a small, sharp knife.
Voila! Look how beautiful these DIY oatmeal soap bars turned out. These DIY melt and pour oatmeal soap bars would make a great little handmade gift for someone. These bars have no colorants in them, and they jus t look so clean and natural. Holding them up to the light is just so nice and it shines right through.
We hope you found this melt and pour oatmeal soap tutorial easy to follow and enjoyable to make. This is a super easy melt and pour soap making recipe and is great for first time soap makers as well as anyone who enjoys the beautiful aroma and products you get from handmade soap.
Have a lovely day.
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