I am wondering since just being new at soap making what do people suggest as good starter molds? A single bar plastic mold or a silicone bar sheet mold that would make 6 or more. I want to make standard size soap bars.
Another option for round soaps is a Crystal Lite container. You can use them over and over again. Here's what I do. Save the lid, it will become the bottom. Carefully slice off the bottom, a serrated knife does the job, but be careful, because the plastic is slippery! This end will be a bit uneven, but that's OK, because the uneven bottom becomes the top. Put the lid back on the smooth end, and put a bit of duct tape on just to be sure the end doesn't fall off when you lift the container. Don't ask me how I know this!!! The plastic sides of the container are smooth as glass, so it's easy to get the soap out. Just take off the lid, and push it out. If it doesn't want to slide out, put it in the freezer for a while, take it out, roll it on the counter with the palm of your hand, and it should slide right out. These containers make beautiful soap. I have everyone at work saving them for me!Oooh! Did the Pringles tube have to be lined? I'd definitely like to try making circular soap slices.