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  1. C

    Can i use liquid hand sanitizer for getting the bubbles out of my soap?

    Hi, this might be a silly question but can i use liquid hand sanitizer to pop the bubbles after pouring my soaps? the ingredients are
  2. C

    melt and pour shampoo bars, which oils to use?

    Hi! I'd like to make melt and pour shampoo bars but I'm having a hard time understanding which oils I can use. I have: coconut oil sweet almond oil avocado oil olive oil grapeseed oil jojoba oil I usually use clear glycerin soap base or aloe vera base. I would love any tips or suggestions for...
  3. H

    Epsom salt soap

    Hello, I want to make Epsom salt soap with a melt and pour base. I know you can use seas salt, but wondering if anyone has any experience doing this. Does the salt dissolve? Or do I need a suspension base? What's the ratio, should I just follow the same % as oils? Also does anyone know the...
  4. Stephd31

    Translucent and Opaque soap - how is it done?

    Hi Everyone, I have long been obsessed with opaque and translucent soaps together. So I have been working on making translucent soap without burning down the house, but working with everclear does terrify me. Have any of you done this type of soap? Is it just transparent soap poured on top...
  5. TheDragonGirl

    Melt and Pour D20s

    I had a lot of fun making these! I thought I'd share. The mold was made with Ecoflex 00-30 Super Soft Platinum Silicone, and Its my very first custom mold. I'm using WSP's detergent free melt & pour base, in clear, with their stained glass violet liquid color, and super sparkle mica, and...
  6. L

    Melt and Pour Vodka Soap Recipe

    Hello, I'm just getting in to making melt and pour soap. I've made a couple easy batches just adding some essential oils. I would like to start adding some liquor to a couple batches to do some more novelty type soaps. Was wanting to see if anyone had an idea of what kind of ratio to use and...
  7. Holoi

    My first ever M&P attempt, recipe advice needed.

    Hello you lovely lot. As I'm more scientific and a bit OCD in the kitchen, I identified, a long time ago, I'd probably be better suited to soap making than food making. So yesterday I gave it a go and loved it. However the results were not perfect and I be grateful of some advice to get my...
  8. S

    My transparent soap story.

    Hi! This is my first soap post. I’ve been trying to make transparent soap. Recipe went well and during cook, the soap was totally clear. I could see to the bottom of my pot and into China. Next with clarity test using cold water in a clear glass the soap looked like glass. Sounds great right...
  9. TheCandleGuy

    How to increase lather in glycerin M&P soap?

    I have been experimenting with soap making and I bought some Stephenson clear glycerin soap base. I've been experimenting for a couple of months, but I am not at all more than a little experienced. By itself the Stephenson's base is great. It lathers great and as expected. I do put some oils in...
  10. C

    fragrance

    Can I use a "eau de toilette" for my fragrance in my melt and pour? I have a bottle that I love and would love to be able to use it instead of my other oils.
  11. T

    Question about melt and pour soap additives

    I'm very very new to soap making. I want to make the soap mine as much as I can. So I bought some clear m&p(Crafters Choice™ Detergent Free Clear MP Soap(Is That one good?Again Newbie)) And I was wondering if I could add Shea butter or coconut butter and all those kinds of things. And how much...
  12. Crombie

    "Hand Molding"?

    Is there anyway to hand mold Melt & Pour soap. My daughter wants to form it into balls. Can you wait until it cools down and do this - and, if so, what temp. Or is it even possible.
  13. Crombie

    Greetings from the Shenandoah Valley!

    I made my first soap three weeks ago - a cocoa and peppermint body bar recipe I found on the internet. My co-workers loved it! I do not have a creative bone in my body but stayed up that night and gave my soap a name and logo and label and wrapped them - really cute. Right now I am only doing...
  14. R

    Painting on M&P

    Hi Guys, I wondered if anyone can help me. I'm trying to find a way to "paint" or stencil onto melt & pour soap, similar to the way lush do? any ideas? many thanks, Chris
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