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Aug
01

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils


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10 Ginger Fragrance Oils10 Ginger Fragrance Oils

We at Natures Garden have 10 Ginger Fragrance Oils that you can use to create all kinds of wonderful homemade recipes.  Also, you can use these lovely ginger aromas to create some fantastic room scent recipes. There are plenty of scented oils that you can use in the formulation of your own homemade recipes. In our cosmetic blog, we will share some of our favorite fragrance oils with the spice scent of ginger. Further, this blog will even share a few of our own cosmetic recipes that you can create with these lovely ginger fragrance oils.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Fresh Ginger Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Fresh Ginger Fragrance Oil

First, we have the true spice scent of our Fresh Ginger Fragrance Oil. This refreshing fragrance oil is a spicy herbal scent. This fragrance has notes of a ginger that are true to the aroma of a real ginger root. This is a wonderful scented oil that would be fantastic on its own. Additionally, this scented oil would be great for creating your own scent mixes with other single note fragrance oils. So, you can use this ginger scented oil to create fragrance oil blends that are uniquely yours. So, this would be a perfect fragrance oil for scenting bath and body recipes as well as room scent recipes.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Ginger Aura Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Ginger Aura Fragrance Oil

Second, we have the spicy aroma of our own Ginger Aura Fragrance Oil. This scented oil uses warm, refreshing notes of fresh ginger that is enhanced by other wonderful scented notes. This wonderful ginger scent blends with fantastic scents of nutmeg, lime, lemon, and black currants. Further, this scented oil has notes of jasmine as well as notes of white musk, nutmeg, clove, and rosewood. You may find that this is a wonderful fragrance oil with a very similar scent to Origin’s Ginger Essence fragrance. You can use this duplicate fragrance oil to create all kinds of lovely scented recipes. Whether you make your own lotion recipes, recipes for melt and pour soap, or cosmetic recipes, you are sure to enjoy this lovely fragrance oil in your products..

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Ginger Lime Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Ginger Lime Fragrance Oil

Also, we have the wonderful scent of our own refreshing Ginger Lime Fragrance Oil. This warm, comforting scented oil is a fantastic blend of honey and ginger. Further, this lovely blend includes refreshing and clean citrus notes of both lemon and lime. This wonderfully sophisticated scent is loved by so many of our customers for its clean aroma. You can use this scent to create clean scented candles. Plus, you could even scent homemade cleaning supplies with this scent. Also, this scent can be used to create refreshing soap recipes as well as other bath and body recipes. One cosmetic recipe that perfectly uses this scent is our clover bath bomb recipe.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Ginger Lime Fragrance Oil Recipe10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Ginger Lime Fragrance Oil Recipe

Our lovely Golden Clover Bath Bombs Recipe uses the refreshing ginger lime scented oil along with other lovely cosmetic ingredients. Not only does this lovely bath and body recipe use this refreshing scented oil, but it includes other wonderful cosmetic ingredients. These ingredients, like the moisturizing coconut oil and skin loving French Green Clay Powder, will perfectly nourish your body. Further, these beautiful bath bombs use 24K gold mica dust to create these gorgeous, shimmering bath bombs.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingerbread Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingerbread Fragrance Oil

Next, you can use this scented oil to create wonderful room scent products. Our delightful Gingerbread Fragrance Oil has an aroma of scrumptious, freshly baked cookies. This wonderful spiced cookie scented oil has hints of vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Of course, this lovely scented oil includes the aroma of fresh ginger. Although this scrumptious spice aroma isn’t body safe, it is perfect for creating some delicious room scent recipes. These scented wax recipes are fantastic for creating some absolutely irresistible recipes.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingerbread Fragrance Oil Recipes10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingerbread Fragrance Oil Recipes

Of course, you can use this wonderful cosmetic recipe can be created with this wonderful fragrance oil. First, we formulated the Gingerbread Aroma Beads Air Fresheners Recipe with this delightful scent. This room scent recipe uses aroma beads to hold this delicious cookie scent. Further, the sachet beads will hold the lovely gingerbread man shape. So, you will be left with super cute gingerbread men that you can decorate with puff paint. Another fantastic room scent you can create with this scent is the Gingerbread Men Wax Ornaments Recipe. Instead of aroma beads, this scented recipe uses candle wax, which includes both Pillar of Bliss Wax and Joy Wax. Plus, this candle wax room scent recipe is perfect for creating cute little wax gingerbread men. You can use both these recipes for gingerbread men to both scent and decorate your home. These are especially perfect for decorating your home around Christmas time.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingered Bergamot Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingered Bergamot Fragrance Oil

Also, you can use the scent of our Gingered Bergamot Fragrance Oil to create all kinds of wonderful recipes. This exotic fragrance oil has lovely citrus top notes of refreshing bergamot. This lovely citrus scent is enveloped in notes of fresh ginger that was combined with notes of sandalwood and cedar. These notes blend with notes of Indian patchouli and sweet basil. This scented oil is a perfect aroma for combining with bath and body making supplies or candle making supplies to create various homemade recipes.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingered Peach Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingered Peach Fragrance Oil

Plus, you can use the Gingered Peach Fragrance Oil to create some fantastic bath and body recipes. This scented oil is a fantastic blend of warm ginger with other sweet and spice aromas. These are scents of peach nectar, clove, and banana. The, the fragrance has sweet scents of pear and coconut milk. These notes all rest on a base of vanilla, sugar cane, and white woods notes. These notes blend together perfectly to create a warm, sweet scent that is absolutely irresistible. You will love this scrumptious scent in your own homemade spa recipes, melt and pour soap recipes, and room scent oil recipes

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil

Additionally, you can use the scrumptious scent of Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil to create some wonderful scented homemade recipes. This lovely cookie scent is made of fresh notes that are absolutely delicious. This tasty bakery scent is reminiscent of fresh ginger flavored cookies. This fantastic dessert scent has notes that are scrumptious and it is  nearly irresistible. This delicious gingersnap fragrance oil can be used to create all kinds of wonderful bath and body recipes and room scenting products.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil Recipe10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil Recipe

This delicious scented oil can be used to create some great cosmetic recipes, like our Gingersnap Cookies Bath Bomb Recipe. This super cute gingerbread man recipe is a perfect way for your to use this scented oil. Plus, the gingersnap aroma perfectly match the adorable shape of these gingerbread man bath bombs. So, you will be sure to enjoy the fizzy fun, cute shape, and scrumptious fragrance oil.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Hawaiian Ginger Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Hawaiian Ginger Fragrance Oil

Also, you can use the wonderful aroma of our Hawaiian Ginger Fragrance Oil to create some fantastic homemade recipes. This fragrance oil is a refreshing aroma that is perfect for creating lovely scented candles and fantastic bath and body recipes. There are top notes of tangy pineapple, refreshing summer melons, and crisp apples. The middle notes are of iris, rose, jasmine, and cyclamen. Finally, these fruity and floral scents rest on notes of vanilla and musk. Together these notes create a tropical aroma that is a perfect scent blend. This scented oil can be used to create all kinds of wonderful homemade recipes.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Nectarine White Ginger Burst Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Nectarine White Ginger Burst Fragrance Oil

Next, you can use the scent of the Nectarine White Ginger Burst Fragrance Oil to create some great homemade creations. This scented oil is a refreshing blend of sweet nectarine and warm, spiced ginger. This is a bright, energizing scent that is a perfect way to start the day. The top notes are of sweet nectarine, mandarin, peach, yuzu, and lime. Then, the scent blends in notes of lily, lilac, honeysuckle, and jasmine. Finally, the scent is rounded by notes of sandalwood and musk. These individual notes create a lovely fragrance oil for your various recipes. Whether you create a refreshing scented candle or lovely bath and body recipe, you will sure to enjoy this fantastic scented oil.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: White Tea & Ginger Type Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: White Tea & Ginger Type Fragrance Oil

Also, you can use the lovely scent of our White Tea & Ginger Type Fragrance Oil in your homemade craft recipes. This scented oil contains lovely notes of refreshing white tea, yuzu, lemon, and bergamot combined with the scent of warm ginger. These scents are followed up by delightful notes of Earl Grey tea, rose, nutmeg, and geranium. Finally, these lovely, calming notes are all sitting on notes of woods, musk, and sweet berries. This lovely scented oil can be perfectly used to create various bath and body recipes that are perfect for helping you relax. Also, you can perfectly add this scented oil to soy wax for candles, which is perfect for creating spa scented candles.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: White Tea & Ginger Type Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: White Tea & Ginger Type Fragrance Oil Recipe

One fantastic way to use this scented oil is to create our Blarney Stone Soap Recipe. If you are looking for easy melt and pour soap ideas, then our recipe for rock soap may be a great idea for you to try. This scented soap recipe uses layers of colored soap. The bars of layered soap are cut and shaped into a gemstones using a knife. While these finished melt and pour soaps are gorgeous, they aren’t difficult to create!

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Ylang Ginger Fragrance Oil10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Ylang Ginger Fragrance Oil

Finally, you can use the lovely scent of our Ylang Ginger Fragrance Oil to enhance the quality of your wonderful recipes. Not only will your recipes care for the body, but they will smell scrumptious, too! Further, this wonderful scent is well loved and has been a popular duplication request from an aroma that is best known as sweet earth. This fragrance oil is a fruity blend of strawberries and raspberries. These notes are supported by lovely notes of rich vanilla. This sweet, fruity bouquet of scents is a yummy fragrance that is perfect for you homemade creations. You can create some sweet scented cosmetic recipes and yummy scented candle recipes.

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Gingerbread Houses

If you enjoy the warm aroma of ginger, then you are sure to love the scent of a freshly made gingerbread house. The warm, bakery aroma of a gingerbread house combined with the sweet, sugar candy notes is absolutely delicious. Plus, building your very own gingerbread house is just so much fun! If you enjoy building cute cookie homes around Christmas time, then you may be interested in taking a look at some truly remarkable gingerbread creations. This collection of pictures has all kinds of ideas from gingerbread mansions to adorable gingerbread monuments. You can check out 31 Amazing Gingerbread House Ideas by Shari’s Berries. These gorgeous creations are unique and stunning, so they are absolutely worth taking a look!

10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Reach Out to Us10 Ginger Fragrance Oils: Reach Out to Us

These warm ginger scents are perfect for creating all kinds of deliciously scented recipes. We hope that you enjoyed these wonderful ginger fragrance oils. If you have any questions about these scented oils or how to use them, then you can feel free to reach out to us. You can easily find us on the phone, in the store, and online. One easy way to find us online is to reach out to us on social media. We have a Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use our @ngscents to find us either on Twitter or on Instagram. Not only can you reach out for help on our social media pages, but you can use this page to share your own wonderful creations. Feel free to share with us and ask any questions!

Jun
26

Soap Making Terms


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Soap Making Terms

If you want to learn about different soaping methods and get help for potential problems, then it helps to know common soap making terms. Whether you are a beginner or experienced, you are likely to come across something new with your batches at least once. So, we are here to help you understand what to do and how to solve any soap-making issues.

Soap Making Terms: How Much Fragrance Oil Can I Add to Soap?

While you should always check the usage rate for each individual fragrance, the maximum that we recommend is 5%. Sometimes you can a scent where the IFRA sheet allows more and you can do more if you’d like. After you know the usage rate, you just need to do some simple multiplication to figure out how much scent you need.

Formula: Weight of Soap x Usage Rate = Weight of Fragrance Oil
Example: 912 grams of soap x 0.05 (which is a 5% usage rate) = 45.6 grams of fragrance

Soap Making Terms: Why Did My Soap Turn Brown?

Often fragrance oils that contains a high amount of Vaniilin will turn soap brown. Also, the color will be a darker brown with scented oils with higher amounts of Vanillin. We can use Vanilla White Color Stabilizer to reduce these effects and still use the scent. Since this ingredient is added to provide a vanilla scent, strong vanilla fragrance oils will almost always turn soap brown without the color stabilizer.

Soap Making Terms: Can I Use Essential Oils in Soap Making?

Yes, essential oils can be used to scent soap. We find that essential oils hold up better in MP soap than in soap made from scratch. This is because the saponification process can cook off the essential oil, which doesn’t have middle notes to anchor the scent. You may have some scent after the soaps cure, but it won’t be as strong as it is in MP soap.

Soap Making Terms: How Much Essential Oil Can I Use in Soap?

This can be different for each essential oil, so you will need to check the IFRA sheet for the usage rate. Then, you can figure out how much you need using the same method as you would for fragrance oils.

Soap Making Terms: How Do You Make Soap White?

You can add titanium dioxide to soaps to make them white. In fact, many of our white soap bases use this ingredient. If you wanted, you could use this ingredient to turn your clear soaps to white.

Soap Making Terms: What is Melt and Pour Soap Making?Soap Making Terms: What is Melt and Pour Soap Making?

Another option for soap making is melt and pour soap. This method starts with a soap base that has already gone through the saponification process. So, you cut need to cut and melt the amount your need before you are ready to add colorants, fragrance, or herbs. Then, you can pour the melted soap into a mold and spray the top with rubbing alcohol. As soon as the soap is hardened, it is ready to use!

Soap Making Terms: How Much Melt and Pour Soap Will I Need for My Mold?

For each ounce by volume in your mold you will need 31 grams of soap. Say the soap mold will hold 16 ounces, you will need 496 grams of soap

Formula: Constant Value for Soap Needed to Fill Mold x Volume of Mold = Weight of Soap
Example:
31 grams per ounce x 16 ounce mold = 196 grams of MP soap

Soap Making Terms: How Long Should Melt and Pour Soap Stay in the Mold?

This can vary based on the size of soap you are creating. Smaller soaps will take less time compared to bigger soaps. Just make sure that they are hardened all the way before you remove them. Also, you should be able to feel that the mold is no longer warm to touch.

Soap Making Terms: How Do I Get My Melt and Pour Soap Out of the Mold?

While you should be able to hold your molds upside down and lightly push, sometimes they get stuck. If you place your soaps in the refrigerator for a short amount of time, this should make it easier for you to remove your mp soap.

Soap Making Terms: How Do I Get Fingerprints Off My Melt and Pour Soap?

Sometimes when you are removing your soaps from the mold, you can transfer a fingerprint. Just use some rubbing alcohol to dampen a cotton swab and  gently swab the fingerprint. It should begin to fade as you do this.

Soap Making Terms: Can Melt and Pour Soap Be Used Right Away?

Of course! The saponification process is already complete before you get your soap base. So, there is no active lye to worry about. This means that you can use your soaps as soon as they harden.

Soap Making Terms: Why Is My Melt and Pour Soap Sweating?

There are a few reasons why your soap would sweat. First, it could be due to adding too much oil. Whether it is fragrance oil or carrier oil, the soap can only hold on to so much before the oil begins to leak out to create beads on the surface. More often, it is due to the soap drawing moisture from the air. Since your soap base uses vegetable glycerin, a humectant, it will draw moisture to it. Although this is great for you skin, it can lead to your soap sweating . However, you can prevent the latter by wrapping your soap as soon as it comes out of the mold. This way it can’t pull moisture from the air.

 

Soap Making Terms: What is Hot Process Soap Making?Soap Making Terms: What is Hot Process Soap Making?

Another way to make soap from scratch is hot process soap. This process is very similar to cold process soapmaking. However, in this method you will have a heat source to speed up the saponification process. You can use a crock pot or stove top to heat your soap mixture. After, you can technically use the bars immediately. However, letting them cure a week will provide you with harder, milder bars.

Soap Making Terms: Does Natures Garden Offer Any Hot Process Soap Recipes with Shea Butter?

Yes, we have a few! For example, we have our Manly Soap Recipe, the Beard Soap Recipe, and more that you can find under the Hot Process Soap Recipes page!

Soap Making Terms: How Long Do You Have to Wait to Use Hot Process Soap?

Yes. Although you don’t have to wait as long for your soaps to cure, there is still some lye left that needs to react. Typically, you will need to wait 1-2 week(s) before using your hp soap.

Soap Making Terms: What Does Rebatch Mean?

If you want to redo a soap batch or add more ingredients, then this is a great idea for you! It is common to rebatch to correct issues like seizing or forgotten ingredients. Also, this can be done to add ingredients that wouldn’t react well during the saponification process, like natural exfoliates or essential oils. First, take the soaps that you aren’t necessarily pleased with and grate them into pieces. Place these pieces in a crock pot and melt them with milk, water, or another liquid to prevent scotching. Also, add any additional oils that you want in these soaps. Allow you batch to reheat for one hour at which point it will by thick. After, add the color, scent, and herbs before scooping this soap into a mold.

Soap Making Terms: What is Cold Process Soap Making?Soap Making Terms: What is Cold Process Soap Making?

This process is one of a few that are refereed to as making soap from scratch because in uses water, lye, and oils to create bars of soap. Another key characteristic of this method is that you don’t need outside heat, as the lye provide enough heat for saponification. Once trace occurs, you are able to add colorants, scented oils, and herbs can be added at this point. After 24 hours, you can remove the soap from the mold and cut. However, you must let your soap cure for a period of 4-6 weeks.

Soap Making Terms: What is Lye in Soap Making?

Lye is a caustic base that is a key component for soap, as it drives the saponification process. It is sometimes referred to as sodium hydroxide for bar soaps and potassium hydroxide for liquid soaps.

Soap Making Terms: What Does Saponification Mean?

This is the process of lye reacting with the oils/fats/butters to produce soap. Saponification will produce both the soap and the glycerin in the soap.

Soap Making Terms: What Does Cure Time Mean?

Cure time is the period where the soap finishes the soaponification process until there is no more active lye present in the bars.

Soap Making Terms: What Does the Term Trace Mean in Soap Making?

In soaping, trace is when the lye water and the oils/butters have been fully combined. You will know that you’ve hit trace because the batter will thicken to a pudding-like consistency. Also, you can check to see whether you are at trace by using a spatula to “trace” a line of soap in the batter. You will notice that the line will not immediately disappear and you can see a trace of the soap you drizzled in.

Soap Making Terms: What Does Light Trace Mean in Soap Making?

Light trace is the point right before your soap comes to trace. You will begin to see a trace, but it won’t stay for more than a few seconds. So, the batter is about to hit trace where it will be thick enough to see the soap for a bit longer.

Soap Making Terms: How Long Does It Take for Soap Batter to Get to Trace?

The time is takes to get to trace will vary between batches for a number of reasons. The ingredients in a recipe can lead to different times. Also, fragrance oils and some soap additives can accelerate or slow trace in your batch.

Soap Making Terms: What Does Seize Mean in Soap Making?

If your soap seizes, then it means that your soap has gone through saponification enough that the batter is beginning to turn from liquid to solid. While this isn’t bad on its own, it makes it impossible to pour soap that is still in the bowl. This hardening soap that hasn’t yet made it to the mold will be too thick to mix and, at best, will be chunky in the mold.

Soap Making Terms: Why Do I Have Lye Pockets in My Cold Process Soap?

If you use too much lye in your soap recipe, then you can
Lye pockets can form in cold process soap most often when too much lye is used. However, it could also be a recipe that wasn’t properly formulated, an oil was left out, the soap seized, or even when the lye solution was not fully mixed. If the lye was not completely saponified you can always rebatch the soap and hot process the soap adding additional oil. Also, it is possible that it could be used in recipes such as laundry soaps that can utilize soap with a higher pH level.

Soap Making Terms: Can I Change the Soap Making Recipes?

Unlike many other bath and body recipes, you can’t simply swap out oils in the Natures Garden formulated recipe. Each oil has a certain saponification value that determines how much lye it will react with. So, switching an oil could result in your batch being lye heavy. Even if you wait longer to cure, there won’t be enough oils to react with the lye and the bars will irritate the skin or even cause burning. Instead, use SoapCalc to determine what you would have to change to get the recipe that you want!

Soap Making Terms: Reach Out to UsSoap Making Terms: Reach Out to Us

If you have any other questions or concerns about soapmaking, then please reach out to us! One easy way to ask us something is on social media. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Have fun soaping!

 

Jun
12

Independence Day Soap Recipe


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Independence Day Soap RecipeIndependence Day Soap Recipe

If you are looking for festive and patriotic melt and pour soap recipes, then you may want to try Natures Garden’s Independence Day Soap Recipe. This free soap recipe give you step by step instructions on how to create this unique soap. Plus, we have available many of the soap-making supplies and ingredients that you need to make this soap recipe! So, get started on of the best melt and pour soap making recipes and get ready for some more fun this Fourth of July!

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Ingredients Available at Natures Garden

Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap
Independent Fragrance Oil
Epsom Salt
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
Whipped Soap Base
Square Loaf Mold
Embed Mold- Stars
Vegetable Glycerin
Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
8 oz. Clear Bullet Bottle
24/410 White Fine Mist Sprayer

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Other Needed Equipment

Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Rubbing Alcohol
Hand Mixer
Knife
Cutting Board
Microwave
Scale
Cookie Sheet
Wax Paper

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Clean and Prepare

Before you begin creating your melt and pour soap recipe, you should make sure that your equipment and work area are ready to use. So, clean off a surface to work on and make sure you have a clean microwave available. Then, gather your equipment and supplies to ensure that you have everything you’ll need. Also, you will want to make sure that your equipment has been cleaned and is ready to use. This will make sure that your crafting goes as smoothly as possible, which will make it more fun, too!

 Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weights for First Layer

285 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a White LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a White Layer

First, you are going to be creating the white layer for your soaps. So, weigh out 285 grams of the Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base and melt it. Make sure to use thirty second intervals in the microwave. Once your soap is liquid, you can add in 12 grams of the Independence Fragrance Oil. Stir the mixture well to incorporate the scent fully into the soap base.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Pouring the White Layer

Next, you are going to pour the scented soap into your soap mold. Once all of this mixture has been added to your square loaf mold, you will need to release any trapped air bubbles. So, take your bottle of rubbing alcohol and lightly spray the top of this layer. Make sure that you allow this layer to completely set up before moving on to the next step. Otherwise, you may pour your soap too soon and cause the color of your layers to mix.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for Second Layer

285 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil
3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a Red LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a Red Layer

Now, you are going to be creating the first red layer for your soap recipe. So, weigh 285 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap and melt it in a microwave. Remember to use thirty second intervals to avoid burning. After your soap has melted, add in 12 grams of our Independent Fragrance Oil and 3 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant. Once everything has been mixed well you’re ready for the next step.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Pouring the Second LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Pouring the Second Layer

Now, you are ready to pour your red layer. Start by lightly spraying the top of your previous layer with rubbing alcohol to make sure these layers stick together well. Then, carefully pour your mixture into the mold. After, spray the top of this layer with rubbing alcohol to release any trapped air bubbles. Make sure that your soap sets up completely before you move on to your next step.

 Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weight for the Third Layer

285 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Third LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Third Layer

Next, you are going to be creating another white layer for your melt and pour soap. So, melt another 285 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap. Then, add 12 grams of the Independent Fragrance Oil to the mp soap. Once everything is mixed, you are ready to add this layer to your soap mold. So, lightly spray the top of your previous layer with rubbing alcohol. After you carefully pour your entire mixture into the mold, lightly spray the top with rubbing alcohol to release air bubbles. Make sure to wait until this layer has completely hardened before moving on to the next layer.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for Fourth Layer

285 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Fourth LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Fourth Layer

Now, you are going to create the second red layer. So, measure and melt 285 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap. Then, add in 3 drops of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant and 12 grams of the fragrance oil. After everything is mixed, spray the top of the previous soap layer and carefully pour this layer into the mold. Then, spray with rubbing alcohol to remove air bubbles. While you are waiting for this layer is set up, you can move on to preparing the embed soaps and Epsom salt.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Blue Sprinkles

 20 grams Epsom Salt
3 drops Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
1 gram Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Epsom SaltIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Epsom Salt

Next, you are going to prepare the Epsom salt. So, weigh out 20 grams of Epsom salt and add it to a Ziplock bag. Also, add 3 drops of Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant and 1 gram of Independent Fragrance Oil to the bag. Now, seal the bag and mix everything together until you have a vibrant blue colored salt.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Red Sprinkles

 20 grams Epsom Salt
3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
1 gram Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Red Sprinkles Independence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Red Sprinkles

This process will be almost exactly the same as the blue sprinkles, but this one uses 3 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant instead of the blue soap colorant. So, combine the Epsom salt, soap colorant, and fragrance in a ziplock bag. Just like before, you will need to mix everything in the bag to incorporate the color and scent oil. Once you are done, you will have both the red and blue colored salt to sprinkle on your soaps! Since we don’t have the topping on yet, you can just set both colors aside to use later.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Red Star Embeds

40 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
1 drop Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Red Soap EmbedsIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Red Soap Embeds

Next, we are going to prepare our star embeds for the top of our melt and pour soap. Weigh and melt 40 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap. Then, add in a drop of Tomato Red Soap Colorant and 2 grams of fragrance. Mix well and pour this soap into the star shaped embed mold. Make sure to spray the top with rubbing alcohol to release air bubbles. While you are waiting for these soaps to completely set up before removing them, you can move on to the next step.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weight for the Blue Curls

70 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
3 grams Independent Fragrance Oil
3 grams Vegetable Glycerin
2 drops Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing the Blue Curls

Before creating the soap, you will want to line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Then, you can melt 70 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap in the microwave using thirty second intervals. Afterward, add 3 grams of your fragrance oil and 2 drops of the Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant. Also, add 3 grams of Vegetable Glycerin to make the soap more flexible. Once you stir in blend everything together, pour the soap onto the cookie sheet. Allow the soap to completely set up before trying to cut out strips.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Blue Curls

Now, you are going to use a knife to cut strips out of the soap. You want strips that are about a quarter inch wide and approximately four or five inches long. Once your strip is cut, wind them into a spring-like shape.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weight for Whipped Soap Topping

150 grams Whipped Soap Base
150 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base
15 grams Independent Fragrance Oil
15 grams Vegetable Glycerin

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Whipped Soap ToppingIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Whipped Soap Topping

Since your fourth layer should be set up by now, you are ready to create your whipped soap topping. So, weigh out 150 grams of Whipped Soap Base, 15 grams of Independent Fragrance Oil, and 15 grams of Vegetable Glycerin. Next, whip these ingredients together using a hand mixer. Once you reach a whipped cream consistency, then you can set this mixture aside momentarily.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Adding the Melt and Pour SoapIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Adding the Melt and Pour Soap

Now, you are going to need to prepare the melt and pour soap for your whipped topping. Weigh out 150 grams of the Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base in a separate bowl. Then, melt the soap in the microwave using thirty second intervals. Once your soap is melted you are going to add it to your whipped soap mixture. But, make sure you are ready to move quickly after this point. After adding the mp soap, use your hand mixer to get the mixture to a frosting consistency.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Adding the Whipped Soap Topping

Finally, you are ready to add your whipped topping to your soap loaf. First, lightly spray the top of your layered soap with rubbing alcohol. Then, you can begin to add your whipped soap topping to your soap. Make sure to move quickly enough that your soap doesn’t set up before it is added to the top. Once the top of your soap is covered, you are ready to decorate!

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Decorating the Top of Your SoapIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Decorating the Top of Your Soap

Lastly, you are ready to decorate the top of your soap. You will want to sprinkle both your red and blue Epsom salt sprinkles over the top of your soap. Also, add your embed starts and blue curls. We chose to add two blue curls on either side of each red star, but you can decorate them in a different way if you’d like. After you have your soap decorated and the whipped topping has set up, you can remove your soap from the mold and begin cutting it into bars.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: More Fun for Independence Day

If you are looking for even more fun ideas for Independence Day, then check out this No-Bake Cheesecake Flag Cake on Allrecipes. This delicious dessert is perfect for a July Fourth cook out or even just to celebrate at home. The scrumptious cheesecake is topped with berries that make it look just like an American flag! So, this is a recipe that is perfect for such a patriotic holiday.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Ask Us AnythingIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Ask Us Anything

Hope that you enjoyed this melt & pour soap recipe. If you have any questions about this soap recipe or other creations, then ask just ask us. You can find us at the NG store, on the phone, or online. If you’d like to talk to us online, we would recommend finding us on social media, as it is fast and easy! You can find us on Facebook, Instagram (@ngscents), and Twitter (@ngscents). Hope you have a wonderful Fourth of July. Have some fun and be safe!

Mar
03

Coconut Coast Fragrance Oil


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Coconut Coast FragranceCoconut Coast Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Coconut Coast Fragrance Oil is a tropical scent used for homemade craft projects.  This tropical combination of tropical fruits and fresh air make Coconut Coast scent a great summer addition to your bath and body products.  Our customers love this fragrance oil in their electric burners, candles, soaps and more.  One customer stated, “I used this in some of my shave bars (cp soap) looking for a mellow scent that as unisex and this is it! It’s not suntan lotion coconut sweet and yet it’s not too airy or musky. I really do love it and it works perfect for in the bath.”

What Does Coconut Coast Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

Kick back and enjoy the summertime sensation of creamy coconut enhanced by fresh fruits and island air.

Top Notes: Creamy Coconut Milk, Tangelo, Pineapple
Middle Notes: Mango, Nectarine, Island Fresh Air
Base Notes: Vanilla Extract, White Musk, Sea Moss

How Do Our Customers Use Coconut Coast Fragrance Oil?

Handcrafted candles can be made using a maximum of 10% Coconut Coast Fragrance Oil.  This coconut fragrance oil performs perfectly in Natures Garden’s Pillar of Bliss Wax, Palm Wax, and it is also very strong in Joy Wax, WOW Wax, and soy wax.  With this wonderful tropical aroma we recommend leaving it uncolored.  This fragrance oil will leave your tarts and candles perfect without any candle dye.

Soap makers can use Coconut Coast Fragrance Oil in homemade soap recipes at a maximum usage rate of 5%.  It can be used in both melt and pour soap and cold process soap.  Our suggestion for coloring, no color.  However, if you choose to color your soap, never use candle dye in any handmade bath and body products, they can color your body.  How does this tropical aroma perform in cp soap?  No ricing, no acceleration, no separation, it discolors to a milk chocolate, and maintains a very strong scent that stays true to form in cp.  If you would like to view the results for yourself, click here to view our soap testing video using our Coconut Coast Fragrance Oil.  Since Natures Garden’s Coconut Coast Fragrance Oil will discolor to a milk chocolate, it is likely due to an 8.2% vanillin content.  The discoloration may be lessened by adding vanilla white color stabilizer. However, there are more than 40 ingredients used when fragrance oils are manufactured that may cause bath and body products to discolor.  For this reason, you will want make sure you test all of these types of products.  Homemade lotions, creams, and perfumes can be created using a maximum of 5%. This coconut scent performs perfectly in these types of products. Homemade cleaning products can utilize a maximum of 5% of this tropical aroma.

Room scenting projects can even be created using Coconut Coast scent.  Handcrafted incense recipes and potpourri projects can be made to scent a room with a maximum usage percentage of 50%.  Also, this aroma can be used in homemade room sprays and scented aroma beads.

As you can see, Coconut Coast scent can be used in a variety of homemade craft recipes, including candles, bath and body products, cleaners, and room scents.  You can begin creating whatever type of scented home or bath and body product your heart desires.

 

Aug
06

Childhood Scent


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Childrens Room

Childhood Scent

Childrens Room Fragrance–Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Are you looking for a playful childhood scent to add to your line?  Well, Childrens Room fragrance is just that scent!  Our customers say that it is the perfect combination of floral notes and powdery notes.  This childhood fragrance is nostalgic of your younger years, but even kids today will love Childrens Room Scent.

What does Childrens Room Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is reminiscent of the smell of Mr. Bubble bubble bath from childhood.  A very soft violet powder accord with very light floral bottom notes of peony and alyssum flowers.  A Best Seller!  An NG Original Fragrance!

How Do Our Customers Use Childrens Room Fragrance Oil?

For all of you candle crafters out there; this childhood scent is often used in Soy, soy blends, Joy, and Pillar of Bliss waxes.  This fragrance is strong and has no problems with scent throw.  Childrens Room scent also works well in aroma beads and room sprays, or in electric tart burners.

For bath and body crafters, this fragrance is a big seller for the little kids!  The usage rate for this childhood scent is 5%.  Childrens Room also has a 1% vanillin content, so Vanilla White Color Stabilizer is suggested to reduce discoloration in your final homemade products.  This nostalgic fragrance is used to make an array of bath and body products like: bubble baths, bath lotions, bath gel, powders, and melt and pour soaps.  Finally, for those of you that are cold process soapers, this clean powder scent is fabulous.  Here are the official results: No acceleration.  Scent sticks.  Discolors to a light toffee color.

If you are interested in a recipe using Childrens Room Fragrance oil, click here for our Happy Hippos Soap Crayons Recipe.                                                                                                                                                        

Aug
06

Childhood Scent


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Childrens Room

Childhood Scent

Childrens Room Fragrance–Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Are you looking for a playful childhood scent to add to your line?  Well, Childrens Room fragrance is just that scent!  Our customers say that it is the perfect combination of floral notes and powdery notes.  This childhood fragrance is nostalgic of your younger years, but even kids today will love Childrens Room Scent.

What does Childrens Room Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is reminiscent of the smell of Mr. Bubble bubble bath from childhood.  A very soft violet powder accord with very light floral bottom notes of peony and alyssum flowers.  A Best Seller!  An NG Original Fragrance!

How Do Our Customers Use Childrens Room Fragrance Oil?

For all of you candle crafters out there; this childhood scent is often used in Soy, soy blends, Joy, and Pillar of Bliss waxes.  This fragrance is strong and has no problems with scent throw.  Childrens Room scent also works well in aroma beads and room sprays, or in electric tart burners.

For bath and body crafters, this fragrance is a big seller for the little kids!  The usage rate for this childhood scent is 5%.  Childrens Room also has a 1% vanillin content, so Vanilla White Color Stabilizer is suggested to reduce discoloration in your final homemade products.  This nostalgic fragrance is used to make an array of bath and body products like: bubble baths, bath lotions, bath gel, powders, and melt and pour soaps.  Finally, for those of you that are cold process soapers, this clean powder scent is fabulous.  Here are the official results: No acceleration.  Scent sticks.  Discolors to a light toffee color.

If you are interested in a recipe using Childrens Room Fragrance oil, click here for our Happy Hippos Soap Crayons Recipe.                                                                                                                                                        

Aug
01

Bamboo Scent


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bamboo scent

Bamboo Scent

Australian Bamboo Grass Fragrance Oil Spotlight

This bamboo scent is strong, clean, and fresh. If you are looking for a strong unisex scent to add to your cosmetic, soap or candle line, this is it!  Our customers love the staying power of this   fresh scent retention in both candles and bath and body products, Australian Bamboo Grass by Natures Garden is a must have clean scent.

What does Australian Bamboo Grass Smell Like? 

This creative fragrance oil by Natures Garden begins with top notes of fresh lime, mint, and ozone; balanced with middle notes of French lavender, and well-rounded with a nice base note of white musk. You will be in heaven!  An NG Original Scent!  A Best Seller!

How Do Our Customers Use Australian Bamboo Grass Fragrance Oil?

For anyone who is a candle crafter or home scenter; this bamboo scentis used in soy, parasoy blends, tart, and Joy wax.  Australian Bamboo Grass can even be used in pillars, tarts, and votives; filling your home with a fresh aroma.   In fact, many of our candle customers state that this bamboo scent has an incredibly strong hot and cold scent throw.  As for other home scenting ideas, this scent works very well for air fresheners, aroma beads, and electric warmers.

For bath and body crafters, this bamboo scent is the perfect combination of earthy and green aromas.  The usage rate for Australian Bamboo Grass Fragrance oil is 5%. Our customers often use this fresh scent to make: lotion bars, lotions, melt and pour soap, body sprays, perfumes, and laundry detergent.  According to our customers, this bamboo scent is one to keep in stock!  Finally, for those of you that are cold process soapers, this fragrance performs and sells well.  Here are the official results:  No ricing, no acceleration, no discoloration, scent is very strong, and lasts for months.