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Dec
06

Holiday Pomegranate Air Freshener


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Holiday Pomegranate Air FreshenersHoliday Pomegranate Air Fresheners

Everybody enjoys freshening up the house with a nice candle or some room spray. We would like to take it to the next level and show you how you can make your very own homemade air freshener for the end of the year! We have many recipes like this on our website that can be used for any day, but the one we will be sharing with you today is for the upcoming holiday season. Some of the others on the website are also holiday themed, but this is a brand new recipe of ours. We will be talking about our Holiday Pomegranate Air Freshener that will leave the room smelling absolutely delicious and reminiscent of Christmas!

Ingredients Found at Natures Garden:

Aroma Beads
Holiday Pomegranate Fragrance Oil
Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye- Red
Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye- Black
Air Freshener Jars and Lids

Other Ingredients & Equipment You’ll Need:
Ziploc Bag- Gallon Size

Aroma Beads

Natures Garden aroma beads are perfect for all of the air fresheners you want to create. They are versatile and can be melted, scented, colored, and layered. These are fragrance-absorbing aroma beads that hold 30% of the fragrance oil applied to them. They add a great addition to potpourri, sachets, and organza bags. They can be placed in smelly jelly jars as well. However, do not add them to a heated potpourri burner because they should not be held near a flame or put in any sort of heat source. Naturally, without a heat source, the scent throw will not be as strong as a candle, for example. Aroma bead air fresheners work best in smaller areas because the scent throw hinges on the circulation of the air. By adding fragrance to the beads, you can freshen up the scent in your closets, your car, shoes, vents, lockers, bathrooms and so much more!

Adding the Aroma BeadsAdding the Aroma Beads

This recipe only contains six steps, and is super easy to follow along with. To begin, weigh out one pound of the Aroma Beads. We are going to add them to a one gallon sized Ziploc bag. We will be using a larger bag because it will make the process of mixing everything together easier as we add more to it. 

Incorporating the Fragrance OilIncorporating the Fragrance Oil

Next, we are going to weigh out two ounces of the Holiday Pomegranate Fragrance Oil. The fragrance is the most important part of the air fresheners, since having a good scent is the point of making one of these. This fragrance will make your air freshener smell like Christmas time. It has notes of pomegranate, sparkling citrus, dewberry, blackberry, iris, jasmine, sheer musk, sandalwood, and red cassis. The word cassis means black currant, and it is popularly used in wine.

Combining the Aroma Beads and Fragrance OilCombining the Aroma Beads and Fragrance Oil

After weighing out the holiday pomegranate fragrance oil, add it to the same Ziploc bag as the aroma beads are in. This will combine the ingredients together that are necessary to form your holiday air freshener. Carefully pour it into the bag, so as not to create a mess. It cannot get into the seal part of the Ziploc bag, because it will make the next step difficult or impossible.

Adding the Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye ColorantsAdding the Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye Colorants

With the aroma beads and the holiday pomegranate fragrance oil combined, it is time for the third step. We are going to add six drops of spectrum liquid candle dye in the red shade. We will also add only one drop of the black spectrum liquid candle dye to the Ziploc bag. 

Mixing All of the Ingredients TogetherMixing All of the Ingredients Together

Once both have been added, seal the bag completely. Shake the bag until the aroma beads, holiday pomegranate fragrance oil, red spectrum liquid candle dye, and black spectrum liquid candle dye are mixed evenly. Once this step is complete, you will have your colored aroma beads!

Pouring Aroma Beads into the JarPouring Your Aroma Beads Into the Jars

The aroma beads are now colored the dark red color that we wanted from the start. Pour these colored aroma beads into the six jars you are going to use. You need to allow them to set up completely before placing them in the area that you wish to freshen up.

Allowing the Air Freshener to Set UpAllowing the Air Freshener to Set Up

Allow the beads to absorb the Holiday Pomegranate Fragrance Oil in the jars before putting lids on them. It is going to take approximately 24 hours for the fragrance to become completely absorbed in the aroma beads.

Setting Up Your Finished ProductSetting Up Your Finished Product

Finally, our last step is to place seals and lids on top of the six air freshener jars. The lids we used are given in the Natures Garden Air Freshener Plastic Jar and Lid Set. We sell them in units of ten, which makes it easier on you to be able to create multiple fresheners at once.

We hope that you love this homemade Holiday Air Freshener Recipe as much as we do! The recipe is super simple to follow and makes a nice addition to many areas in the home!

Other Types of Holiday Air Fresheners

At Natures Garden, we have plenty of other air fresheners that can be made from a lot of our fragrance oils! Let’s take a look at a few other ways to scent your home this holiday season!

Gingerbread Aroma Bead Air Fresheners

Gingerbread Aroma Beads Air Fresheners

We have another holiday themed one, which is our Gingerbread Aroma Beads Air Freshener. This is another one that you can make this holiday season either for around the house or to use it as a Christmas gift. This recipe creates six to seven air fresheners and it only takes four ingredients to make. These are aroma beads, Gingerbread Fragrance Oil, brown spectrum liquid candle dye, and our one ounce Mica pigment. This glittery pigment comes in either gold or a silver diamond dust, whichever you prefer to use.

The gingerbread man shapes are created by using cookie cutters, which fits right in with the Christmas season! All you need to do is mix the candle dye and the fragrance oil in a Ziploc bag. Shake it gently. Then, add your aroma beads to the same bag and shake all of it together once again. Keep shaking until all of the liquid is evenly dispersed among the aroma beads. Wait at least 24 to 48 hours to allow the beads to fully absorb the fragrance oil. After waiting, pour the mixture into the cookie cutters and bake in the oven five to six minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Metallic Scented StonesMetallic Scented Stones

Next, you can create the Metallic Scented Stones. These stones are easy to make and use both arrowroot powder and Dead Sea salt from Natures Garden along with flour. Finally, this room scenting recipe is scented with Precious Gifts Fragrance Oil. This Christmas scent is reminiscent of the gifts given to the baby Jesus by the three kings.  A well rounded accord of frankincense and myrrh, vanilla extract, with unique top notes of French jasmine and English Ivy.

Spicy Liquid PotpourriSpicy Liquid Potpourri

Finally, another easy to make room scenting recipe is the Spicy Liquid Potpourri.  This is a simple combination of coconut oil and fragrance oil. We also added a red color to give it a festive holiday vibe! It is scented with Natures Garden’s Potpourri Spice Fragrance Oil. So, what does this fragrance oil smell like? It is the combination of freshly ground cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, ginger, and clove.

 

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Oct
18

Sandalwood Scented Candle Project


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Sandalwood Scented Candle ProjectSandalwood Scented Candle Project

Finding new recipes to incorporate into your home to create new family traditions, or into your business to invite more customers can be very exciting, especially around this time of year. The season of giving is just around the corner and we know that plenty of people are searching for inventive gift ideas for their family members. Our Sandalwood Scented Candle Project will give you just that! Sure, a book, a coffee mug, or a blanket are cute gifts to give, but why not try out something new and more personalized?! Homemade candles could be just what you are looking for! Being able to create a candle from scratch to give someone as a present around the holidays is special and unique. Plus, who doesn’t love a candle?

In this blog we are going to to be sharing with you the Natures Garden homemade Sandalwood candle recipe! This is one of our chunky candle recipes, which we only have a few of. Chunky candles are a new, exciting and creative way to start making candles. This fun idea is one that we originally came up with in order to ease the process of candle making by eliminating the step of re-pouring when making votive candles. This step can eat up a lot of extra time in the work station, which is not ideal. To see how these chunky votive candles are made, check out the Natures Garden class that explains how to make chunky candles. Without further ado, let’s get started on this Sandalwood scented candle project!

Ingredients Found at Natures Garden

Other Supplies That You Will Need:

16 oz. Glass Apothecary Jar
Scale
Mixing Spoons
Knife
Hot Glue Gun and Stick
Toothpicks
Pot (For Double Boiler)

Pillar of Bliss Wax

Natures Garden Pillar of Bliss Wax is made up of more than 50% soy wax that is blended with paraffin wax. This wax is great to use for poured votive candles, pillar candles, candle wax tarts, and embeds! Our Pillar of Bliss wax comes in a granulated form and also has great fragrance retention. It is a harder wax than our Joy Wax, which makes it an easier wax to work with when making molds. Natures Garden has plenty of fun options when it comes to making candles in molds, such as coffee cups, foods, hearts, animals, and sports! Pillar of Bliss is a great wax to use for these.

Weigh Out the Pillar of Bliss Candle WaxWeigh Out the Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax

For the first step in this project, you will need to use a scale to weigh out 120 grams of the Natures Garden Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax.  After the wax has been weighed out, use a double boiler to melt the wax. Allow it to melt until it reaches a temperature of 195°F, which you can continue checking with the thermometer. 

Color Blocks Dye

After the Pillar of Bliss Wax has melted, we are going to incorporate the chocolate color blocks dye. Natures Garden now carries many new colors in the color blocks! They each weigh between 0.5-1 ounce and are very easy to use in any of our candle waxes. A little goes a long way with these, and depending on the color you are trying to achieve, it can be adjusted by adding more or less of the dye. On our website some of the options you can choose from are red, orange, pink, yellow, white, black, caramel, and chocolate, which we will be using in this recipe.

Add the Chocolate Candle ColorantAdd the Chocolate Candle Colorant

For this Sandalwood recipe, measure out about three grams of the chocolate color block, and make sure to use a scale to ensure accuracy. Add small amounts of the chocolate color in order to reach the desired shade. Add this to the melted Pillar of Bliss Wax. Be sure not to add too much of the chocolate color block to the wax, as it can end up clogging the wick and affecting the way that your candle will burn.

Combine the wax with the colorant by stirring both of them together. To ensure that you are achieving the correct color, there are some ways that you can test it. One way of doing this is by placing a small amount of the wax on a white paper plate using a spoon. You will be able to see the true color of the wax once it has had time to set up. Add more of the color block to your Pillar of Bliss Wax in small amounts if it is needed.

Sandalwood Fragrance OilSandalwood Fragrance Oil

We have over eight hundred fragrance oils to choose from at Natures Garden. All of our fragrances are 100% concentrated, and this one is no different. Our signature Sandalwood fragrance has a very woody scent, which contains hints of both cedar wood and sandalwood.  The scents of jasmine and rose also come out in this fragrance oil, which adds to the distinct softness of sandalwood. The aroma that it gives off is both strong and wonderful. We use this Sandalwood Fragrance Oil in our homemade Sandalwood Bath Bomb and Sandalwood Soap recipes as well.

Adding the Sandalwood Fragrance Oil

Once your candle wax has reached the correct chocolate color, you will need to weigh out 12 grams of the Natures Garden Sandalwood fragrance oil on a scale and add it to the wax. After this has been added, stir the wax once again to fully blend all of the ingredients together before putting the wax into molds.

Molding Your Candle WaxMolding Your Candle Wax

The next step in this recipe is to pull out the 4-loaf silicone mold. Use each of the cavities in the 4-loaf silicone mold to pour some of the melted wax into. Allow enough time for the poured in wax to setup and harden.

Cutting Your Candle ChunksCutting Your Candle Chunks

Once the wax has had time to set, you can then pop each of the loafs out and remove them from the mold.  Then, using a knife, you are going to want to cut the wax into square pieces.  When you are finished, your wax should look like little chocolates. You are going to set these pieces aside for the time being.

What Is Joy Wax?

We are going to begin using the Joy Wax for this next step. This product is only available and sold at Natures Garden! A blend of soy wax, different vegetable waxes, food grade paraffin, and other proprietary ingredients makes up our Joy Wax. This is an excellent product to use for candle making because of the way it holds to containers. It is different than the Pillar of Bliss Wax, as it holds very nicely to the sides of jars and has a glossy finish to it. Our Joy Wax gives off amazing cold and hot scent throw with NO curing time necessary! Joy Wax allows you to create candles with rich colors without having to include any additives.

Melting the Joy Wax for Your Sandalwood CandleMelting the Joy Wax for Your Sandalwood Candle

Now that we have learned more about this product, similarly to what you did with the Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax, you are going to weigh out 300 grams of the Joy Wax. After it is measured out, you are going to melt it using the double boiler once again. Continue melting until it reaches a temperature of approximately 200°F, using the thermometer.

Coloring the Joy WaxColoring the Joy Wax

Now that the Joy Wax is melted, the next step is to add a very small amount of the pink color block. We want the color to be a very light pink, so it is important not to add too much color.  Each one of Natures Garden color blocks can create several different shades for products. This includes the pink color block, which can provide candles with a nice variety of pink shades. Once again, you will probably need less than a gram of this color block because we want it to come out a fairly light shade of pink. Stir to completely blend the colorant with the candle wax.

Adding the Sandalwood Fragrance OilAdding the Sandalwood Fragrance Oil

After the pink color block is thoroughly mixed with the Joy Wax, you will need to measure out and add 30 grams of the Sandalwood Fragrance Oil.  In order to completely incorporate the Sandalwood fragrance oil, stir the mixture together.

Adding the Candle WicksAdding the Candle Wicks

Now that everything has been mixed together evenly, the time has come to add your wicks to the jar!  The CD candle wicks at Natures Garden are precut, prewaxed, and pretabbed. They come in various sizes, including CD 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, and 22. Here is a helpful chart on what size wicks you will need depending on the size of your candle jar or container. In order to get the candle wicks to stick in your jar, you can use a hot glue gun with a hot glue stick to get them to adhere to the candle wax.  Evenly place the candle wicks in the jar and make sure they are centered. We used two CD-12 wicks in our 16 ounce apothecary jar.

Setting Up Your Finished Sandalwood CandleSetting Up Your Finished Sandalwood Candle

Pour the melted wax into the 16 oz. glass apothecary candle jar that you have. Now it is time to retrieve your chocolate colored cubes that were set aside earlier and gently drop them into the jar.  It is important that you make sure to keep the wicks remain straight and centered as you are doing this.

 

Curing the CandleCuring the Candle

Before trimming the wicks that you set up, allow enough time for your candle to fully harden. Also allow enough time for the candle to cure if you choose to do so.

 

Using Your Sandalwood CandleUsing Your Sandalwood Candle

Once your homemade Sandalwood Candle has had enough time to cure, it will be all ready to burn. Simply trim your wicks prior to lighting it. We hope that you enjoyed making this homemade Sandalwood Candle Project as much as we did!

More Fun With Chunky Candles

Just when you thought you couldn’t have anymore fun, you can also make chunky pillar candles! Stay tuned for a recipe on how to make chunky pillar candles soon. In the meantime, check out these fabulous metal candle pillar molds that you can use to make more chunky candles! They come in different shapes including octagonal, circular, and square. You can use these containers to make your Chunky Votive candles, and they can last forever if they are taken care of properly. Besides Sandalwood, another one of our homemade chunky candles is the Apple Dumpling Candle. We also have a recipe for a Chunky Lip Balm which is another one that utilizes the same idea.

More About Sandalwood

You can also check out this article written by Meenakshi Nagdeve about some of the benefits that Sandalwood. She discusses sandalwood as an oil and its properties, as well as talking about its importance in certain cultures and religions. Nagdeve also mentions the health benefits of sandalwood, some of which include that it is an anti-inflammatory, it can help with skin care, and can even aid in memory.

Social Media

We would love to see your results of these creations! Feel free to reach out to us on any of our social media pages:

Facebook: Natures Garden
Twitter: ngscents
Instagram: ngscents

For even more fragrance fun, check out all of our free candle making and soap making recipes and classes!

 

Oct
16

Sandalwood MP Soap Recipe


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Sandalwood MP SoapSandalwood MP Soap Recipe

This Sandalwood MP Soap Recipe Is simply amazing! It will have you feeling squeaky clean and smelling fantastic! The natural base is perfect for soap. It is also great for your skin. It will have you smiling when you use it. The layered soap will make an amazing finished product. It will rival any designer soap! It is simple to make. Why not make soap that you know exactly what is in it? We hope you enjoy this recipe!

Sandalwood MP Soap Ingredients

Other ingredients and equipment:

  • Rubbing Alcohol (in spray bottle)
  • Mixing Bowls (two small, and at least one large)
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Scale
  • Hand Mixer

Ingredients Spotlight

Before we begin creating our sandalwood melt and pour soap recipe, we will spotlight some of the ingredients that we will be uses. So, below, we will look at a few of the details and benefits of some of the ingredients we are working with today.

Sandalwood Fragrance OilSandalwood Fragrance Oil

Natures Garden’s Sandalwood Fragrance Oil is perfect for anyone who loves the woods!  How can we get nature in a bottle? This fragrance oil has come close to it! We were challenged to try and create a fragrance oil for people who are in love with mother nature! It smells just like you’re in the woods surrounded by thick trees and flowers. This wonderful fragrance has an earthy and robust tone. A perfect mix of woody bouquet of cedar and sandalwood. With a simple touch of rose and jasmine to give it a nice balance. This fragrance oil will be perfect for all kinds of projects. This Sandalwood MP soap recipe is a great way to show it off!

SOYA MILK Melt and Pour Soap BaseSOYA MILK Melt and Pour Soap Base

The soya milk melt and pour soap base comes in two pound slabs. The soap base has lines on them for easy measuring and cutting what you need. It is an all natural base with no added detergents. It contains skin loving oils like coconut oil and sunflower oil. When washing with this mp soap base it will make your skin squeaky clean!

Whipped Soap BaseWhipped Soap Base

This whipped soap base will leave your skin feeling soft and moisturized. It has a very bright white color. You can use this for a multitude of products including bath frosting, body butters, foaming scrubs, and shaving cream! Just whip the base with a mixer, it’s that easy. If you want it to harden so that you can create mp soap, simply mix in a little bit of the melt and pour soap base and some vegetable glycerin.  You can even add fragrance oil and soap colorant.

Cocoa PowderCocoa Powder

When thinking of cocoa powder, we all think of chocolate and hot cocoa. I know I do! The cocoa tree comes from Central and South America. It was first exported in 1585 to Europe. There are a lot of uses for this ingredient! Including foods, skin care, hair care,
soaping, and medicinal purposes. Who knew cocoa could be good for so many things? Cocoa powder contains many minerals important for the body. There are many benefits to using this organic cocoa powder on your skin. It promotes healthy skin and skin cell development! To learn more head to Nature’s Garden Cocoa Powder Class.

Himalayan Pink Salt Coarse GroundHimalayan Pink Salt Coarse Ground

Himalayan sea salt is a pure salt that has a light pink color that can very from red to white. It’s actually extracted from hand due to traditions! It is originally formed from fossil deposits over 250 million years ago! It’s been used for centuries. It contains minerals important to the body including copper, magnesium, potassium, and other incredible minerals. It’s thought to be one of the purest salts on earth! Common bath and body products are soaps, scrubs, bath products and aromatherapy products. It has incredible medicinal and therapeutic benefits!

Weights for your Sandalwood MP Soap Recipe

Rose Layer Weights

5 grams of rose clay
12 grams of vegetable glycerin
340 grams of soya melt and pour soap base
17 grams of Sandalwood fragrance oil

Brown Layer Weights

5 grams of cocoa powder
5 drops of black oxide colorant
10 drops of brown oxide colorant
340 grams of soya melt and pour soap base
17 grams of Sandalwood fragrance oil

White Layer Weights

227 grams of soya melt and pour soap base
11 grams of Sandalwood fragrance oil

Whipped Soap Weights

207 grams of whipped soap base
20 grams Sandalwood fragrance oil
207 grams of soya melt and pour soap base

Preparations Before Creating the MP Soap

Clean and sanitize your work area and all of your equipment as well as your packaging materials. Make sure you have enough room to work. Grab all of your ingredients now so you will have them in reach. When trying a new recipe, it is easier to have all the necessities so you are able to focus on the what you need to do.  It is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net while preparing this recipe.  In addition, prepare a spray bottle filled with rubbing alcohol. The alcohol will help prevent you from getting air bubbles in the top of your soap.

 

Preparing Your Soap ColorantsPreparing Your Soap Colorants

Now, you will need to prepare the colorants.  We will use a combination of rose clay and tomato red FUN Soap Colorant for the pink.  For the brown colorant, we will use a combination of the cocoa powder and brown and black oxides.

Preparing Rose Clay Soap ColorantPreparing Rose Clay Soap Colorant

You will need a small mixing bowl for this. Add the 5 grams of rose clay. Then start adding about 12 grams of vegetable glycerin.  Stir the vegetable glycerin slowly. You’re looking for a completely emulsified paste. Once completely blended, set it aside.

Preparing Brown Soap ColorantPreparing Brown Soap Colorant

Grab another small mixing bowl. Slowly add 5 grams of cocoa powder and then add 12 grams of vegetable glycerin. Once that mixture is completely combined, add 5 drops of black oxide colorants and 10 drops brown oxide colorant to deepen the color. Then, stir to completely combine the paste!

Preparing The Brown Layer of SoapPreparing the Brown Layer of Soap

In a clean medium microwave safe mixing bowl, add 340 grams of soya milk melt and pour soap base. Begin melting the soap base in short 30-second increments. Make sure to stir in between each burst. Once completely melted, add the 17 grams of sandalwood fragrance oil from Natures Garden. Then, add the brown soap colorant. Stir the soap base until it is completely combined.

Pouring the Brown Layer into the MoldPouring the Brown Layer into the Mold

Slowly pour the brown soap mixture into the mold. Once all the soap is in the two pound loaf mold, spray the soap layer with rubbing alcohol to remove any lingering air bubbles. This step gets rid of the air bubbles to give you an smooth finish. Set this aside to allow it to set up before moving on.

Preparing the White Soap LayerPreparing the White Soap Layer

Once the brown layer is set up, we can begin making the white layer of soap. Start by adding the 227 grams of soya milk melt and pour soap base. Completely melt the mp soap just like you did in the previous step. Then, add 11 grams of sandalwood fragrance oil. Stir the mixture until you’re sure the oil is thoroughly integrated.

Pouring the White Layer Into the MoldPouring the White Layer Into the Mold

Start by spraying the previous layer of brown soap with your alcohol. This will ensure that your soap layers adhere to each other. When you’re sure your white layer of soap is completely blended with the fragrance oil, begin adding your white soap base to the loaf mold. Then, spray your white layer of soap with your alcohol. Finally, allow time for it to set up before continuing.

Preparing the Pink Soap LayerPreparing the Pink Soap Layer

Now, we will prepare the pink layer of soap. Begin by adding 340 grams of soya melt and pour soap base into a clean and dry mixing bowl. Melt the soap base and stir to make sure all clumps are gone. Once thoroughly melted, add 17 grams of the Sandalwood fragrance oil and the rose clay colorant that you prepared earlier. Stir the mixture until everything is completely blended together.

Pouring The Pink Soap LayerPouring The Pink Soap Layer

Start by spraying the white layer of soap with rubbing alcohol. This will ensure that this layer and the next layer adhere to each other. Then, pour the pink soap base on top of your white layer. Once you have all of your base into the mold, respray your pink layer to remove any air bubbles. Place it aside, allowing time for it to fully set before moving on. You’re starting to get close to your perfect Sandalwood MP Soap.

Preparing The Whipped SoapPreparing The Whipped Soap

In a large mixing bowl, put 207 grams of the whipped soap base into the bowl. Then, add 20 grams of Sandalwood fragrance oil. Next, add 20 grams of the vegetable glycerin. Use a hand mixer to completely combined the ingredients. Keep mixing the whipped soap base until it has the same consistency as whipped cream.

Adding the Soy Soap Base To The Whipped SoapAdding the Soy Soap Base To The Whipped Soap

Alright, now that you have finished getting the consistency you need for the whipped soap, weigh out the last remaining 207 grams of Soya Milk Melt and Pour soap base. Melt the soap base the same as you did in the previous steps. Once satisfied that there are no chunks of soap left unmelted, add the soya melt and pour and quickly mix the ingredients with a hand mixer, until all the melt and pour soap base is in your whipped soap bowl. Again, you’re looking for a whipped cream consistency!

Adding The Finished Whipped Soap On Top

When going to add the final layer of soap, spray the top of the pink soap in the mold with the alcohol to ensure that the whipped soap adheres to the pink soap. Once you have sprayed the soap, you can go ahead and add the whipped soap on top of the pink layer. When adding the next layer, try to keep some peaks to the whipped soap. This will give you an added texture, while also looking like a neapolitan cake.

Topping the Sandalwood MP SoapTopping the Sandalwood MP Soap

Next, add the final touch to your layered soap. While the whipped is still wet, add the Himalayan pink salt. We used about two tablespoons. However, you can use more or less if you choose to. Sprinkle this evenly on top. Let the soap dry and completely set up.

Cutting the Sandalwood MP SoapCutting the Sandalwood MP Soap

After your soap has setup, you will be able to cut it to your desired thicknesses. Place the soap in the mitre box. Then, use the cutter to slice your soap to the thickness of your choosing. Once you cut the soap into individual bars it is ready to use! This makes the perfect bar of soap for the shower or washing your face and hands. We hope you love this Sandalwood MP Soap Recipe as much as we do!

Hopefully you have had an amazing experience making your Sandalwood MP soap. We were inspired to create this project due to the amazing benefits of Himalayan pink sea salt. So, we wanted to make a soap to showcase it! In fact some of the staff of Natures Garden love pink salt so much that they go to pink salt rooms.  To read more about Himalayan salt therapy, you can check it out at Kalahari Resort Website!

Aug
12

Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe


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Shiraz Wine CP Soap RecipeShiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

If you are looking for some fun soap ideas, then check out the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe from Natures Garden Soap Making Supplies! You can use small batch cold process soap recipes, like this one, to create some fantastic bars of soap. This soap from scratch recipe uses skin loving soaping oils, the elegant aroma of Shiraz Wine Fragrance, and real wine to create a wonderful bar soap. Not only does this red wine soap use quality soap making ingredients, but the individual bars have a beautiful swirled soap design, whole rose petals, and beautiful mica dust. So, you can use this cold process soap tutorial to create soap that you will be sure to love and will love you right back!

Natures Garden Ingredients for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

Lye
Shiraz Wine Fragrance Oil
Sunflower Oil
Palm Oil
Olive Oil Pomace
Fractionated Coconut Oil
Safflower Oil
Mango Butter
Titanium Dioxide
Red Rose Petals and Buds
Safety Glasses for Soap Making
Thermometer
Safety GLOVES for Soap Making- 1 pair
Soap Apron
Safety MASK for Soap Making- 2 count
Diamond Dust Mica Pigment

Other Soap Making Ingredients for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

Scale
Water
Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Stick Blender
Rubber Spatula
Vinegar
Wine

Weights for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

129 grams of the Distilled Water
129 grams of the Wine
96 grams of the Lye

136 grams of the Sunflower Oil
102 grams of the Shea Butter
68 grams of the Palm Oil
102 grams of the Olive Oil
68 grams of the Mango Butter
102 grams of the Safflower Oil
51 grams of the Shiraz Fragrance Oil
Small amount of Red Rose Petals
A small amount of Diamond Dust Mica

White Soap Colorant Amounts for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

12 grams of the Titanium Dioxide
Mixed with a small amount of your soaping oils

Pink/Brown Colorant Amounts for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

15 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant

Make Preparations for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

Before you start creating any of our cold process soap recipes, you will want to be prepared. So, you are going to want to make preparations for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe. First, you are going to want to gather all of your soap making supplies that are needed for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap. Also, you are going to want to prepare a work space to provide yourself with an area to make this homemade soap recipe. Lastly, you will want to add vinegar to a spray bottle. Then, you will need to set this bottle aside for when you need it later on.

Prepare the Wine for the Cold Process Soap

Also, you are going to want to prepare the wine for the cold process soap. So, place the wine into a stove pot and boil it for 30 to 40 minutes. You are going to need to stir periodically. After boiling add 129 grams of the wine into ice cube freezer trays and freeze the wine over night. After, you can use the frozen wine for half of the water portion of the water/lye solution.

Advise for Using Wine for Making CP Soap

First, there is a chance that mixing the frozen wine and water with the lye could cause a volcanic effect to take place. So, it is recommended that you mix the frozen wine, water, and lye in a deep mixing bowl in the sink. This will help to control the mess if an incident does occur.

Second, you need to use a wine with a low sugar content.  If you are using a wine with a lot of sugar, it will speed up gel. This will cause your soap batter to bubble up and out of the mold. You will want to watch for this as well as take proper precautions at safeguarding the surface your mold is sitting on.

Weighing the Wine and Water for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Weighing the Wine and Water for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap

First, you are going to be weighing the wine and water for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap. So, you are going to want to weigh out 129 grams of the Distilled Water and 129 grams of the frozen wine. Once you have the wine and water weighed out, you are ready to move on to the next step in the cold process soap making process.

Add the Lye for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap RecipeAdd the Lye for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

Then, you are ready to add the lye for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe. First, you are going to want to weigh out 96 grams of the lye in a separate container. After you have your lye weighed out, you will want to slowly add the lye to your wine mixture. As you add the lye to the water, be sure that you stir. You will want to set this mixture in a safe place to cool to room temperature.

Weigh Cosmetic Oils for the Shiraz Wine CP SoapWeigh Cosmetic Oils for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap

Also, you are going to want to weigh cosmetic oils for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap. So, you will want to add 136 grams of Sunflower Oil, 68 grams of Palm Oil, 102 grams of Shea Butter, 102 grams of Olive Oil, 102 grams of Safflower Oil, and 68 grams of Mango Butter in a microwave safe bowl. Then, you will want to use short bursts in the microwave to melt these soap making ingredients. Once these quality soaping ingredients are completely melted, you are going to let these cosmetic oils to cool to room temperature.

Prepare the Colorants for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap RecipePrepare the Colorants for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

While you are waiting for to prepare the colorants for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe. First, you are going to to prepare the white colorant for this soap recipe. You will want to add 12 grams of Titanium Dioxide and a small amount of your soaping oils to a small bowl. Also, you will want to add 15 drops of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant to a small bowl.

Combining the Lye and Oils for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap RecipeCombining the Lye and Oils for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

Once your lye solution and wholesale oils have cooled to room temperature, you can start combining the lye and oils for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe. So, you will need to add the lye mixture to your oils. Then, stick blend to mix all your soap making ingredients together. While you have everything combined, you want to move on to the next step before your hit trace.

Adding the Fragrance Oil for the Shiraz Wine CP SoapAdding the Fragrance Oil for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap

Next, you are going to be adding the fragrance oil for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap. So, you will want to add 51 grams of the Shiraz Fragrance Oil to your soap batter. This scented oil has an aroma of the finest and best known red wine in Australia. While aromas and flavors of Shiraz vary with wine style and region, this fragrance has notes of the typical wine with notes of blackberry, plums, and pepper. These notes blend in the aroma to create a fragrance that is reminiscent of this prestigious wine.

Separate and Color the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Batter

After scenting the soap batter, you will need to separate and color the Shiraz Wine CP Soap batter. You will need to transfer the soap to another bowl and leave the other half in the bowl.  Each half of the soap will be colored in a different way. First, you are going to add the titanium dioxide mixture to one of your portions. Then, use a stick blender to incorporate the soap colorant. Second, you are going to add the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant to the other portion of your cold process soap recipe. Again, use a clean stick blender to incorporate the colorant.

Combining the Two Soap Colors for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Combining the Two Soap Colors for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap

Next, you are combining the two soap colors for the Shiraz Wine CP Soap. You are going to want to add half of the lighter colored soap batter to the darker soap color. When adding your lighter soap to the other soap portion you will want to add small amounts of the soap in various places throughout the top of the soap bowl. Then, set the remaining half of the lighter colored soap to the side for the moment.

Swirling the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Swirling the Shiraz Wine CP Soap

After you mixed the two soap colors together, you are going to be swirling the Shiraz Wine CP Soap. You are going to use a spatula to swirl the soap in the bowl. Then, you will want to continue to mix the soap until you are happy with the amount of swirls in the batter.

Pour the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Pour the Shiraz Wine CP Soap

Now, you are ready to pour the Shiraz Wine CP Soap. So, you will want to take your swirled cold process soap batter and begin to pour it into the soap mold. Once the soap sets up enough for you to add the topping fluff, you can move on to the next step in the cp soap making process.

Topping the Shiraz Wine CP Soap RecipeTopping the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

Before you begin topping the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe, you will want to make sure that the remaining soap has thickened up. So, you are going to need to grab the lighter soap that you had previously set aside. You will want to wait until the soap has reached a consistency that is similar to frosting. Once this soap mixture has set up enough, you can use this soap to top your cp soap base.

Adding the Herbs and Mica to the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Adding the Herbs and Mica to the Shiraz Wine CP Soap

Next, you are adding the dried red roses and mica to the Shiraz Wine CP Soap. First, you are going to be adding the wholesale cosmetic herbs to the top of your soap. You will want to lightly sprinkle the top of the soap with some red rose buds and petals. Then, you are going to sprinkle the top of your soap with a small amount of the shimmering diamond dust mica.

Finishing the Shiraz Wine CP Soap

Next, you are going to be finishing the Shiraz Wine CP Soap. After topping your cold process soap, you are going to want to wait 24 to 48 hours before removing the soap from the mold. Then, you will want to cut your cold process soap into individual bars. These soap loaves are going to be cut into about eight bars. Once you have cut your soap bars, you are going to leave your soap to cure 4 to 6 weeks. Then, your soap is finally done and you are ready to use your finished Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe!

Benefits of Red Wine in CP Soap

Not only does the real wine provide an authentic scent to the soap, but there are benefits of red wine in cp soap. The article 12 Surprising Red Wine Benefits: Will a Glass of Vino a Day, Actually Keep The Doctor Away? from NDTV Food talks about the red wine soap benefits for skin, hair, and more. Of course, the skin care benefits of wine are perfect for providing your soap with benefits. For instance, adding wine to skin care has been known to have benefits for aging skin, acne breakouts, and enhancing your natural glow. If you are interested, then you can check out this article to learn even more about these benefits.

Ask Question About the Shiraz Wine CP Soap RecipeAsk Question About the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe

We hope that you had fun creating this cold process soap recipe. If you have any questions about the Shiraz Wine CP Soap Recipe, then you can reach out to us for answers! You can contact us over the phone on our HUG line, in the NG store, and on social media. Also, you can reach us through our social media platforms. First, we are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to reach us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask us questions about making this boozy soap recipe, but you can share your own homemade cp soap recipes, too!

Jul
01

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe


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Hawaiian Splash MP Soap RecipeHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe

If you are looking for some fun melt and pour soap design ideas, then you are going to love our Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe! This melt and pour soap recipe uses Natures Garden wholesale cosmetic ingredients to create a quality bath and body recipe. Not only is this soap recipe going to care for your skin, but this soap making recipe is cute too! This melt and pour soap recipe was inspired by a delicious Hawaiian Blue beverage that is a perfect way to enjoy summer. So, check out this cosmetic recipe to create your own fantastic soap recipe!

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Ingredients Needed from Natures Garden

Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
Hawaiian Splash Fragrance Oil
Square Loaf Mold
Neon Blue FUN Soap Colorant
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Orange FUN Soap Colorant
Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
8 ounce Clear PET Bullet Bottle
White 24/410 Fine Mist Sprayer
Cutter For Mitre Box

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe:

Cutting Board
Scale
Microwave safe containers
Large Knife
Microwave
Rubbing alcohol (in the bullet bottle)
Mini Cherries Mold (www.flexiblemolds.com)
Lemon/Lime Slices Mold (www.flexiblemolds.com)

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts Needed

1330 grams of the Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
45 grams of the Hawaiian Splash Fragrance Oil
5 drops of the Neon Blue FUN Soap Colorant
3 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
6 drops of the Neon Orange FUN Soap Colorant
45 grams of the Vanilla White Color Stabilizer

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Prepare and Clean

Before you begin making your mp soap recipe, you will want to make a few preparations. First, you will want to gather all of your soap making supplies. The process goes easier when you gather what you need before making any soap recipe. Also, sanitize your equipment to make sure your work area is clean and ready to use. Further, it is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net while you prepare your soap recipe. After you have made these preparations, you will be ready to work on making this homemade lotion recipe!

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Prepare the Bottle of Rubbing Alcohol

Before you get into creating your melt and pour soap, you are going to want to prepare a bottle of rubbing alcohol. So, you will want to get your 8 ounce clear bottle and a 24/410 Fine Mist Sprayer. You can fill your plastic bottle with the rubbing alcohol and set it aside for the moment. This will be used later on to remove air bubbles from the mp soap.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Preparing the Ice CubesHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Preparing the Ice Cubes

First, you are going to want to prepare the melt and pour cubes for your soap recipe. These clear soap cubes are going to be used as simple embeds that will look like ice cubes! In total, you are going to need 400 grams of diamond clear melt and pour soap. You will need to cut this soap into the shape of ice cubes.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Cutting Your MP SoapHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Cutting Your MP Soap

So, grab your bulk soap base and a straight utensil to cut. First, you can cut along the lines of the bar to create small cubes. Once you have about 400 grams of cubes, you will want to cut each of the cubes in half directly down the middle. This will provide you with soap embeds that are the perfect size to be ice cubes in your homemade soap recipe!

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Preparing the CherriesHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Preparing the Cherries

Now you are ready to create the juicy red cherries for this soap recipe. So, you are going to need to cut up 30 grams of the diamond clear soap and add it to a microwave safe bowl. Then, you will need to use thirty second intervals to melt your mp soap. After the soap has completely melted, you are going to add 3 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant, 1 gram of the Hawaiian Splash Fragrance Oil, and 1 gram of the Vanilla White Stabilizer. You will need to stir everything together well to fully incorporate the scent and color.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Using the Hawaiian Splash Fragrance Oil

You are going to love the scent of our Hawaiian Splash Fragrance Oil in your homemade soap. This scrumptious aroma will bring back memories of childhood. This fragrance contains the following fruity notes: apple, pineapple, papaya, apricot, guava, orange, and passion fruit.

 

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Preparing the CherriesHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Pouring the Cherries

Then, you are ready to pour the soap into your cherries flexible silicone soap mold. You will want to spray the top of the mold with alcohol and allow the soap to set up. Once these cherries have set up, you can remove them from the soap mold and set them off to the side for a later step.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Creating the Orange SlicesHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Creating the Orange Slices

Next, you are going to create the orange slices for this homemade soap recipe. You are going to want to add 65 grams of the clear soap recipe to a microwave safe bowl. You will need to use small bursts in the microwave to completely melt your soap base. Then, you are going to need to add 6 drops of the neon orange FUN Soap Colorant, 3 grams of the Hawaiian Splash Fragrance Oil, and 3 grams of Vanilla White Stabilizer to your soap recipe. After, you are going to mix everything together and pour it into your orange slice soap mold. Then, spray the top of your mold lightly with rubbing alcohol. You will need to let them completely set up before removing them from the mold. After, you can set your orange slices aside for a later step.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Preparing the StrawsHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Preparing the Straws

Before you start to create the soap base for this recipe, you are going to want to make one more preparation for this soap. You are going to want to prepare the cute straws to stick into this soap recipe. You will want to use you soap loaf mold to gauge how tall your straws need to be. Then, use scissors to cut the end of the straw off. You will want to repeat this with at least nine other straws. Then, you can set these aside for a later step.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Creating the Blue Soap BaseHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Creating the Blue Soap Base

Now you are ready to create the blue soap base for your cosmetic recipe! So, you are going to need to cut up 835 grams of clear mp soap. Then, you will need to add this soap to a microwave safe bowl. Also, you will want to use short intervals to melt your soap. Once your clear soap is completely melted, you are going to need to add 5 drops of the neon blue FUN Soap Colorant, 41 grams of the Hawaiian Splash Fragrance Oil, and 41 grams of Vanilla White Stabilizer to your melted soap. You will need to stir well to incorporate all of these cosmetic ingredients.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Filling the Soap Loaf MoldHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Filling the Soap Loaf Mold

Once your mp soap is fully prepared, you are ready to add your soap to the cosmetic mold. You are going to start by pouring a short layer of soap into your loaf mold. Once you have poured a small amount of soap into your mold, you will need to move quickly to finish filling the mold before your soap sets up.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Spray With Rubbing AlcoholHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Spray with Rubbing Alcohol

Next, you are going to spray your melt and pour soap lightly with rubbing alcohol. While you won’t need to wait for this layer to set up, it will be used to release any air bubbles that may be in this portion. Plus, this will help the embed ice cube soaps to stick to the blue soap. Once you spray this soap you can move on to the next step in the process.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Adding the Soap EmbedsHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Adding the Soap Embeds

You are going to be adding the soap embed cubes to your blue soap base. You are going to want to even place your ice throughout the blue soap layer. Once your soap is well distributed in this first soap layer, you are ready to move on to the next step in the process. Of course, you can have some soap sticking out of the layer.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Adding the Umbrella StrawsHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Adding the Umbrella Straws

Now, you are ready to add the straws to your soap mold. We used a total of nine straws in the soap. You will want to place your straws strategically in your soap loaf mold. Paying attention to where you place the straws will allow you to be able to slice your soap into individual bars. So, you will want to space out the placement of these straws.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Filling the Rest of the Soap MoldHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Filling the Rest of the Soap Mold

Once your straws have been placed in the homemade soap, you are ready to add the rest of your blue soap to the mold. Then, quickly spray the top of the soap with rubbing alcohol. Then, you are ready to fill in the rest of your clear soap cubes. You can have these soap cubes peak out above the top of the melt and pour soap recipe just like real ice cubes in a beverage. 

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Adding the CherriesHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Adding the Cherries

Now, you are ready to begin to top your soap! You are going to want to add your soap cherries to the loaf before the soap completely sets up. However, you want to make sure that they will not sink entirely into the soap. So, you will want to take your smalls soaps to the top of your soap loaf recipe. You will want to be aware of where you are placing the soap so that you can easily cut the soap into individual bars.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Adding the Orange WedgesHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Adding the Orange Wedges

Now, you are ready to add the slices of orange to your soap loaf mold. You will want to make sure that your orange wedge soaps are spread out well. Be sure to place them in a way that is spaced to allow you to cut bars of soap evenly into slices.

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Finishing Your MP Soap RecipeHawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Finishing Your MP Soap Recipe

Once your melt and pour soap has completely set up, you are ready to remove it from the wholesale soap mold. After you take your soap out of the mold, you are going to need to use the cutter for mitre box to cut your loaf into individual bars. Remember that you will want each bar to have one of the straws. Also, you may want to try your best to avoid slicing through any of the cherries or orange slices. Finally, your mp soap is finished and ready for you to use!

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Blue Hawaiian Mocktail

If this fun blue Hawaiian soap recipe has your mouth watering, then you may be interested in trying out the Sparkling Blue Mocktail from What’s Cooking, Love?. This beverage recipe is perfect for adding some fun to a casual family gathering or pool party. Of course, you can always just create a regular Blue Hawaiian to enjoy this summer!

Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Reach Out to Us Hawaiian Splash MP Soap Recipe: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you enjoyed this fun melt and pour soap recipe! If you have any more questions about making this soap making recipe, then feel free to reach out to us to ask your questions. You can talk to us on the phone, in the NG store, and online. An easy way to reach us online is through our social media sites. First, we are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask us any questions that you may still have, but you can share your own scented craft recipes, too. So, we hope that we hear from you sometime very soon!

Jun
13

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe


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Dreama Bubble Bar RecipeDreama Bubble Bar Recipe

If you are looking for a great recipe for making cosmetics at home, then the Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe is perfect to try out! These bubble bars include wholesale cosmetic ingredients from Natures Garden that are perfect for creating quality bath and body recipes. Not only are these bubble bars wonderful for your skin, but they have an adorable flower that matches the lovely fragrance. So, you can use this cosmetic blog to create a bath recipe that is cute and skin nourishing with an elegant floral scent!

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Clean and Sanitize

If you take just a few preventative steps it will help things move along smoothly! You should always prep your supplies and work area before beginning your craft recipes. This helps in creating your homemade recipe without needing to stop right in the middle to look for your ingredients. First, you will want to clean your work space to ensure that you have enough room to work. Next, give your utensils and scale a quick rinse with some soap and water. Lastly, have all your ingredients ready for measuring and within easy reach! For sanitary reasons go ahead and put your rubber safety gloves on. Now, you are ready to make this lovely bubble bar recipe!

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Create a Double Boiler

Before you start weighing out your cosmetic oils you are going to want to create the double boiler. While you will still need to stir, the double boiler will be useful for saving your cosmetic oils from scorching. To create a double boiler you will need two pots where one will fit into the other. In the larger pot, you will add the water, which will be heated on the stovetop. Next, place your smaller pot into the pot with water. Now, you will want to heat your water. As long as the water doesn’t boil over into the smaller pot, you are ready to add your cosmetic ingredients to melt.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Ingredients Available From Natures Garden

Baking Soda
Corn Starch
Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate – SCI
White Kaolin Clay Powder
Xanthan Gum – Natural Thickener
Shea Butter
Mango Butter
Vegetable Glycerin
Avocado Oil
Dreama Fragrance Oil
6 Cavity Muffin Silicone Soap Mold
Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant 
Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant 
Kelly Green FUN Soap Colorant
Diamond Mica Dust Pigment

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Other Ingredients Needed for Bubble Bars

Mixing Bowls
Pots (for the double boiler)
Scale
Latex Gloves

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Ingredients

226 grams of the Baking Soda
145 grams of the Corn Starch
229 grams of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate – SCI
6 grams of the White Kaolin Clay Powder
10 grams of the Xanthan Gum – Natural Thickener
70 grams of the Shea Butter
30 grams of the Mango Butter
29 grams of the Vegetable Glycerin
9 grams of the Avocado Oil
23 grams of the Dreama Fragrance Oil
3 drops of the Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant
2 drops of the Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
3 drops of the Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
2 drops of the Kelly Green FUN Soap Colorant
1 teaspoon of the Diamond Mica Dust Pigment

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Preparing the Dry Ingredients

First, you are going to prepare your dry ingredients for this cosmetic recipe. You will need to add 226 grams of the Baking Soda, 145 grams of the Corn Starch, 6 grams of the White Kaolin Clay Powder, and 10 grams of the Xanthan Gum to your mixing bowl. Also, you will add 229 grams of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate to the bowl, too. This bubble bar cosmetic is an slsa substitute for bath bombs and bubble bars. You will want to use your hands, with latex gloves, to break up any clumps that may be left in these powders. Once this mixture is free of clumps, you can set this bowl to the side for now.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Heating the Oils and Butters

Next, you are going to want to use the double boiler that you have created. You will need to add 70 grams of the Shea Butter, 30 grams of the Mango Butter, and 9 grams of the Avocado Oil to the smaller pot of your double boiler. While the double boiler will help prevent these natural oils from scorching, you still need to stir occasionally to melt everything. Once all of these cosmetic ingredients have melted, you are ready to turn off the stove and move on to the next step in the process.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Mix Everything TogetherDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Mix Everything Together

Now you are ready to mix the melted cosmetic oils and the dry mixture together. So, retrieve your mixing bowl of the dry cosmetic ingredients. You will be adding the melted oils and butters to this bowl. You will want to use your gloved hands to mix these wholesale cosmetic ingredients together very well. Also, you will want to include 29 grams of the Vegetable Glycerin and 1 teaspoon Diamond Dust Mica. Then, you will need to continue to mix these bath and body ingredients until everything is incorporated into an even, dough-like consistency.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding the Dreama Fragrance OilDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding the Dreama Fragrance Oil

Also, you will want to add the scent to your bubble bar batter. You will need to add 23 grams of the Dreama Fragrance Oil to a separate small bowl. When you are ready to mix in this scented oil, pour the fragrance into your bubble bar mixture. You will need to use your gloved hands to thoroughly mix this floral aroma into your dough.

You are going to love this scented oil in your slsa free bubble bar recipe! The Dreama Fragrance Oil begins with lovely notes of oakmoss and lilies. These notes are followed by middle notes of ylang ylang and jasmine and bottom notes of amber, musk, and sandalwood.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Separating the Bubble Bar

Next, you are going to want to separate your bubble bar mixture into three separate portions. But, these three portions won’t be equal. One portion will become the base of your homemade bubble bar and will use the most. A second portion will be the petals of the flower on top of the bubble bar. The last portion will be the smallest portion that is used for the middle of the bubble bar flower.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Preparing the PetalsDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Preparing the Petals

Now, you are going to remove some of the bubble bar mixture to use for the petals of the flower later on. So, you will need to take 200 grams of the overall mixture and put it in a new mixing bowl. This portion will remain uncolored to be the white petals of the flower. You can set this bowl aside for now to use in a later step.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Preparing the Yellow CenterDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Preparing the Yellow Center

Next, you are going to take a bit more from the bubble bar mixture to prepare the yellow center of the flower. So, you will need to remove 29 grams of the batter and add it to a new mixing bowl. You will need to add 3 drops of the Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant and 2 drops of the Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant to your bowl. You will need to use your gloved hands to mix the color into the batter thoroughly.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Preparing the Green BaseDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Preparing the Green Base

You will need 260 grams of the bubble bar dough to create the base of your finished bath and body recipe. This bubble bar portion will be colored with 3 drops of the Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant and 2 drops of the Kelly Green FUN Soap Colorant. You will need to use your clean, gloved hands to mix the color into the batter thoroughly.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Filling the Cosmetic MoldDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Filling the Cosmetic Mold

Now that your green portion is ready to use, you are going to use it to fill the base of your bubble bar. So, you will need to get the 6 Cavity Muffin Silicone Soap Mold. Then, you will use your gloved hands to pack the cavities in the mold until you use all of the dough. This green portion will allow you to make about five bubble bars in total. Once you have used all of your green mixture, you are ready to move on to the next step in the process.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Creating the Flower CenterDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Creating the Flower Center

Next, you are going to start creating the flower portion for these bath and body creations. First, you need to create the center of the flower.  You will want to grab the yellow portion that you had prepared in a previous step. Now, grab a small piece of this portion and roll it into a ball shape. Then, you will want to press your yellow ball into the center of each green base. This will act as the center of each flower. Of course, the green base will still be in the mold as it has not set up yet.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Start Making the PetalsDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Start Making the Petals

After adding the center of the flower to you mold, you are ready to start creating the petals. So, you will want to pinch off an amount between 7 grams and 8 grams of your uncolored portion. Use your fingers to roll your dough into a thick petal shape. Also, you will want your petal to look similar to the picture shown to the left. You will need to create 25 petals in total, which will end up being five petals for each flower.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Finish Making the FlowerDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Finish Making the Flower

You will need to use the petals you made to finish up the flower. Since you will need to have five for each flower, you will want to space out the petals right. For each petal you will want to start by setting it in place. Then, press it down using more pressure on the area of the petal that is closest to the outer edge and light pressure near the yellow center.  You will want to repeat this process for each of the petals.

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Finishing Up Your Bubble BarsDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Finishing Up Your Bubble Bars

All you have left for this cosmetic recipe is to wait for your bubble bar to set up and harden. After, you are ready to remove these homemade bath products from the mold. Finally, your bubble bars will be ready to use! Also, you can figure out how to package bubble bars for this cosmetic recipe and either add it to your line or store them for later. No matter how you plan to use your finished diy bath and body recipe, we know that you are sure to enjoy it!

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Dreama Have You Dreaming of Flowers?

The aroma of our Dreama Fragrance Oil with all its lovely floral notes blending together is truly a dream come true! Whether this lovely floral aroma has you dreaming of flowers or you are curious about dream interpretations, this article would be fun for you to check out. This article on Flower Dream Meaning shares explanations for different types of dreams that involve flowers. Whether you received flowers, planting seeds, or simply saw some flowers in a recent dream, there may be a deeper meaning behind your dream. Even if you haven’t had a flower dream, it can still be fun to read through!

Dreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Reach Out to Natures GardenDreama Bubble Bar Recipe: Reach Out to Natures Garden

We hope that you have enjoyed making your very own bubble bar recipe! If you have any more questions about how to make this diy bubble bath recipe, then you can reach out to ask us. You can talk to us on our HUG Line, in the Natures Garden store, and online. An easy way that you can reach out to us online is through our social media. We are available on the Facebook page for Natures Garden. Also, you can use our handle @ngscents to find us on either Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask us any questions that you may have about our slsa free bubble bar recipe, but you can share your own homemade cosmetic recipes, too! So, we hope that hear from you very soon!

Jun
10

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe


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Dreama Wax Tarts RecipeDreama Wax Tarts Recipe

If you are looking for a fun wax tart recipe, then the Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe is a great wax tart recipe to try out! These handmade wax melts use quality candle making supplies from Natures Garden. Not only does this candle wax recipe use great candle making ingredients, like our candle wax wholesale and fragrance oil for wax melts, but this recipe looks like a pretty spring flower! So, check out one of our candle blogs below to learn how to make wax melts just like this!

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Clean and Sanitize

Before you begin to create your handmade wax melts recipe, you will want to make a few preparations. First, gather your ingredients for this wax tarts recipe. It can be useful to get everything that you need before making your flower wax melts to have the process go easier. Also, you will want to sanitize any craft equipment that you will need for this recipe. Next, you will want to prepare an area for a work space. Further, it is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net while you prepare this candle wax recipe. After you have made these preparations, you will be ready to work on making this homemade craft recipe!

Dreama Lotion Recipe: Making the Double Boiler

Next you are going to want to create the double boiler for this recipe. While you will still need to stir, the double boiler will be useful for preventing your wax from scorching. To create this device you will need two pots that will fit into each other. In the larger pot, you will add water, which will be heated to a boil. Your pouring pot will act as the smaller pot for this recipe. Now, you will want to heat your water. Once the water is at a boil, set your pouring pot inside to melt the candle wax inside.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Ingredients From Natures Garden

Palm Pillar Wax
Pillar of Bliss Wax
Dreama Fragrance Oil
Bayberry Color Block
Yellow Color Block
White Color Block
Embed Mold Daisies
Thermometer
Pouring Pot
Disposable Pipette

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Other Needed Ingredients and Supplies

Mixing Spoon
Scale
Pots (for double boiler)
Portion Cups

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Needed Weights and Amounts

A Small Amount of a Bayberry Color Block
1.85 ounces of the Dreama Fragrance Oil
A Small Amount of a Yellow Color Block
13.5 ounces of the Palm Pillar Wax
4.75 ounces of the Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax
A Small Amount of a White Color Block

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Melting the Yellow Candle WaxDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Melting the Yellow Candle Wax

First, you are going to create the flower embeds for your candle wax tarts recipe . So, you are going to need to melt down the wholesale candle wax with the pouring pot. Of course, you should use the pouring pot that is used to make your double boiler. You will need to weigh out 0.25 ounces of the Pillar of Bliss Wax. Then, you will be ready to add the candle wax to this pouring pot. You will need to stir your mixture as the wax melts down. This will both move the process along and prevent scorching.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Adding the Finishing TouchesDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Adding the Finishing Touches

Now, you are going to add a few finishing touches to this portion of the melted wax. So, you will need to add a very small amount of a yellow color dye block. You will need to stir to fully incorporate this candle colorant. This candle wax color will be used to create the yellow center of the embed flowers. Although we are adding a colorant, we are not going to add a scent to this small portion of the candle wax. Since this is a small portion of the wax melt, it won’t make much of a difference to leave it unscented.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Creating the Center of the FlowerDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Creating the Center of the Flower

Next, you will need to use this yellow wax to create the center of your embed flowers. So, you will need to get your Daisies Embed Mold ready to use to create the flowers. Then, you will need to use a disposable pipette to fill the center of the embed flower mold. Just take some of the melted yellow wax in the pipette and add it to the center of the flowers. Also, you will want to be careful that you only fill the center part of the mold.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Melting the White Candle WaxDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Melting the White Candle Wax

The second part that we will create is the white portion of the flower embed mold. This will be used to create the petals of the flower. You are going to add 4.5 ounces of the Pillar of Bliss Wax to the pouring pot in the double boiler. Once all of your wax has melted, you are going to add a small portion of a white color block to the wax. Be sure that you mix to fully incorporate the candle colorant.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Scent and Pour the Embed DaisiesDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Scent and Pour the Embed Daisies

Now, you are going to add the fragrance oil and create your embed daisies. First, you are going to add 0.45 ounces of the fragrance oil to the melted wax. You will need to stir in the scented oil to fully incorporate the scent. Next, you are going to pour the white candle wax. Since the yellow wax should be set up at this point, you will be able to pour this white portion of the embed mold directly on top of the yellow wax. After all of your daisy cavities are filled, you are ready to move on to the next step.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Removing the Embed DaisiesDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Removing the Embed Daisies

Once the wax for your daisies has completely set up, you can remove them from the mold. If the wax has not yet set up, you can set the mold aside for the moment. You can always come back to pop out the daisies later on in the candle making process. For now, you can move on to the next part of the process of making the best wax tarts!

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Melt the Wax Melt BaseDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Melt the Wax Melt Base

Next, you are going to prepare the base of the wax tarts. Again, you are going to need your pouring pot in the double boiler. So, weigh out and add 13.5 ounces of the Palm Pillar Wax to the pouring pot. As your wax melts, you will want to make sure that you stir occasionally.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Adding the Color and ScentDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Adding the Color and Scent

Once your candle wax has completely melted, you will be ready to add the colorant to your wax! So, you are going to use a small amount of the bayberry color block to get a pretty green color. As the color dye block melts, you will want to stir in the candle colorant. After the melted wax has an even color throughout the wax, you will be ready to move on to the next step.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Adding the Color and ScentDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Adding the Color and Scent

Once your wax has been melted and colored, you will be ready to add the scented oil. So, you are going to need to measure and incorporate 1.35 ounces of the Dreama Fragrance Oil. This fragrance begins with notes of oakmoss and lilies. The scent continues with middle notes of ylang ylang and jasmine. Further, the scent has a base of amber, musk, and sandalwood. So, this is a fantastic aroma to include in your wax melts. Again, you will need to stir to make sure that your scented wax includes the fragrance evenly.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Creating the Wax Tart BaseDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Creating the Wax Tart Base

Now that your green candle wax is melted and ready to use, you are going to need to set up your portion cups. These portion cups will act as the wax tart mold for this recipe. In total, you will need about 9 individual portion cups to create your wax melt base. So, you will use up your freshly melted candle wax to fill each of these portion cups. You will want to make sure that you leave a little bit of room to add the daisy on top. We recommend that you pour slightly above 3/4 of the way full. Once you have filled each of your portion cups, you will need to move on to the next step before your candle wax sets up completely.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Adding the Wax Embed DaisiesDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Adding the Wax Embed Daisies

Next, you are going to add your cute daisy embeds to the green wax tart base. You will want to make sure that you add your flower shaped wax melts to the top of the base before it entirely sets up. Of course, you will want to make sure that the wax base is set up enough that your flower won’t sink right through. However, the wax tart base will need to still have a soft surface. Once you reach this sweet spot, you will be ready to add each of your daisies to the soft candle wax.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Using Your Finished ProductDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Using Your Finished Product

Finally, your wax tarts are finished and nearly ready for you to use! All you have left to do is wait for your wax tarts to set up completely and cure. After your wax tarts have hardened, you can wait to remove the wax tarts until after the curing process. The process of curing should only take about two or three days to make sure that the fragrance oil has settled. This will allow you to make wax tarts will be the best strongest wax melts that you can possibly make. If you want to ensure that the scent remains trapped, you can cover your wax tarts to help keep the scent trapped in the jar and allow it to really come alive.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Even More Wonderful Flower Scents

Our Dreama Fragrance Oil is a gorgeous blend of floral notes that create a scented oil that is just too good to pass up! If you love the aroma of our lovely fragrance oil, then you may be interested to check out even more gorgeous scents of different kinds of flowers! Not only can you experience the lovely aroma of this lovely fragrance oil, but you can enjoy the aroma and gorgeous appearance of your favorite bouquet. So, you can click here to visit the Flower Delivery section of The Bouqs Company website and check out the lovely flowers available on this site. Plus, you can order beautiful bouquets that will be sure to provide a gorgeous aroma that is almost as wonderful as the aroma of our Dreama Fragrance Oil.

Dreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Talk to Us at Natures GardenDreama Wax Tarts Recipe: Talk to Us at Natures Garden

Whether you used this recipe to learn how to make wax melts to sell or make your very own wax melts, we hope that you enjoyed this recipe! If you have any more questions about how to make this diy wax melts recipe, then you can reach out to ask us. You can reach us on the phone, in the store, and online. An easy way that you can reach out to us online is through social media. We are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use our handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask any questions that you may have about candles and wax melts, but you can share your own homemade creations, too! So, we hope that we hear from you soon!

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May
15

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe


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Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe

The Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe is a refreshing cosmetic recipe from Natures Garden that you would be sure to enjoy! This bath and body recipe includes a bright, lovely fragrance and fun colorants to create a lovely cold process soap recipe. Further, this scented soap recipe includes luscious cosmetic oils that will care for the skin. So, you can create a fun cosmetic recipe that will truly pamper your skin!

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Prepare and Sanitize

Be sure to prepare your work station before you begin creating your homemade soap. It is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, a face mask, safety glasses, and a hair net while preparing this recipe. If you haven’t made soap before, then Click Here For Basic CP Soap Making Class.  Also, before attempting to make any cold process soap, please become familiar with soap making safety. So, you will definitely need to be familiar with soap making safety, which you can find in our Soap Making Safety Class.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weight and Amounts Available at Natures Garden

Lye
AVOCADO Oil
COCOA BUTTER GOLDEN NATURAL
SUNFLOWER Oil
SWEET ALMOND Oil
FRACTIONATED COCONUT Oil- MCT OIL
MACADAMIA NUT OIL
Titanium Dioxide Oil & Water Dispersible
Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant
Eye Poke Orange FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil
Square Loaf Mold
Cutter for Mitre Box – Stainless Steel

Safety Glasses for Soap Making
Mitre Box – Stainless Steel
Safety GLOVES for Soap Making- 1 pair
Thermometer
Safety MASK for Soap Making- 2 count
8 oz Clear PET Bullet Bottle
24/410 White Fine Mist Sprayer

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Other Soap Making Ingredients

Scale
Water
Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Stick Blender
Rubber Spatula
Rubbing Alcohol (in a spray bottle)
Vinegar
Strawberry Mold (flexiblemolds.com)
Citrus Slices Mold (flexiblemolds.com)
Piping Bag
Star Decorating Tip

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Cosmetic Ingredients

517 grams of Distilled Water
202 grams of Lye
163 grams of Avocado Oil
136 grams of Sunflower Oil
408 grams of Coconut Butter Golden Natural
245 grams of Sweet Almond Oil
272 grams of Fractionated Coconut Oil
136 grams of Macadamia Nut Oil
84 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Strawberry Embeds

168 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
2 drops of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
8 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil
2 drops of Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Orange Slice Embeds

50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil
6 drops of Eye Poke Orange FUN Soap Colorant

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Lime Slice Embeds

50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil
1 drop of Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
4 drops of Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Lemon Slice Embeds

50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil
2 drops of Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for White Soap Portion

6 grams of Titanium Dioxide (This will be mixed with a small amount of soaping oils)

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Pink Soap Portion

8 grams of Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Green Soap Portion

1 gram of Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
3 grams of Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Yellow Soap Portion

5 grams of Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Orange Soap Portion

6 grams of Eye Poke Orange FUN Soap Colorant 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Preparing Your Lye SolutionStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Preparing Your Lye Solution

First, you are going to prepare the lye solution for your soap recipe. You will need to prepare this solution in a well ventilated area. Also, you will need to wear protective clothing and a face mask. Once you have made the necessary safety preparations, you will need to measure 345 grams of distilled water. Then, you will slowly add 202 grams of the lye to your water. As you slowly add the lye, you will want to stir gently with a spatula. After all the lye is added and mixed in, you will need to wait for the temperature to lower to about room temperature.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Prepare the Cosmetic OilsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Prepare the Cosmetic Oils

Next, you are going to want to weigh out 163 grams of Avocado Oil, 136 grams of Sunflower Oil, 408 grams of Coconut Butter Golden Natural, 245 grams of Sweet Almond Oil, 272 grams of Fractionated Coconut Oil, and 136 grams of Macadamia Nut Oil. You will need to add these cosmetic oils to a microwave safe bowl and melt your oils. You will want to wait for this mixture to come to room temperature, too.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Separating the Soap PortionsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Preparing the Soaping Colorants

While you are waiting for your two cosmetic mixtures to cool, you will want to prepare the cosmetic colorants. So, you will want five small bowls to hold your bath and body colorants. One bowl will have 6 grams of titanium dioxide. Another bowl will have 8 grams of Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant and 2 grams of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant. A third bowl will have 1 gram of Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant and 3 grams of Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant. A fourth bowl will have 5 grams of Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant. The last bowl will have 6 grams of Eye Poke Orange FUN Soap Colorant.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Strawberry EmbedsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Strawberry Soap Embeds

Now, you are going to want to add 168 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap to a microwave safe bowl. You will want to use 30 second bursts and stir in between. Then, you will add 8 grams of the Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil. Further, you will use 2 drops of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant and 2 drops of Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant. You will want to mix all these ingredients together well. After, you will add this melt and pour soap to the strawberries soap mold.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Weights and Amounts for MP Orange Slice EmbedsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Orange Soap Embeds

Next, you are going to use 50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap. You will need to use a microwave safe bowl to melt this mp soap. Once this soap is melted, you can add 2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil. Also, you will want to include 6 drops of Eye Poke Orange FUN Soap Colorant. After everything is mixed together you are ready to add the soap mixture to the soap mold.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Lime Soap EmbedsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Lime Soap Embeds

Now, you are going to weigh out 50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap. You will want to add this soap to a microwave safe bowl. Once this soap is melted, you will want to add 2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil. Then, add in 1 drop of Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant and 4 drops of Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant. So, you can mix all of these cosmetic ingredients together and add them to the lime wedge soap mold.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Lemon Soap EmbedsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Creating the MP Lemon Soap Embeds

Lastly, you are going to want to add 50 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap to your mixing bowl. You will need to add this soap to a microwave safe bowl. After your soap is melted, you will need to add 2 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil. Also, add 2 drops of Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant. Then, you will want to mix all the ingredients together and add your lemon wedge soap making mold. 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Combining Lye Solution and OilsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Combining Lye Solution and Oils

Now that your lye solution and cosmetic oil mixture are cooled to room temperature, you are ready to combine the mixtures. So, you will want to add the lye solution to your melted oils. You will want to use a stick blender to mix these soap making ingredients together well. After these cosmetic oils have emulsified you are ready to incorporate 84 grams of Citrus Strawberry Fragrance Oil.

 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Coloring the Portioned Soap MixturesStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Coloring the Portioned Soap Mixtures

Next, you are going to need to separate your soap batter into portions. First, you are going to want to add 1141 grams of soap batter to a mixing bowl. Further, you will want to add the white colorant mixture. Next, you are going to add 285 grams of the soap into four different bowls. One of these bowls will include the yellow mixture. A second bowl of 285 gram of soap includes the green colorant. The next soap mixture will include the orange colorant. The last soap portion includes the pink colorant. For each mixture you will want to use the stick blender to fully incorporate the colorant.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Filling Your Soap MoldStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Filling Your Soap Mold

Now, you are ready to fill your soap mold. You will want to add a small amount of the pink soap to the bottom of the mold. Then, you will want to pour a line of white soap batter right on top of the pink layer. Next, you are going to add a line of the orange soap to the soap mold. After, add a layer of the white soap. Then, you will add a layer of the yellow soap. After, you going to add a white soap layer. Next, you will add a layer of the green soap recipe. Then, add a white soap layer. Now, you are going to repeat the process until you fill up your soap mold. You are going to want to tap the soap mold loaf on the counter gently to remove any air pockets.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Topping Your CP SoapStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Topping Your CP Soap

Next, you are going to want to top your soap making recipe with the remaining white soap batter. You will want to fill up a decorating bag with a decorating tip with your white soap.  Then, you will want to pipe the soap onto the top of your soap loaf. You will want to add the soap in the same manner that you would use to top a cake.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Adding the MP Soap EmbedsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Adding the MP Soap Embeds

Now, you are going to remove your melt and pour soap for the top of the soap recipe. You need to place a strawberry embed on top of the loaf and two citrus slices on each side of the strawberry. You will want to make sure that when you slice your soap, each slice will have a strawberry in the center and four citrus slices. 

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Finishing Your Cold Process SoapStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Finishing Your Cold Process Soap

Now, you will want to wait 24-48 hours before you remove the soap. Then, you can slice your soap loaf into slices. Of course, you will need to wait 4-6 weeks for your soap to cure before using the soap.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Strawberry Citrus Punch

Not only is strawberry and citrus a great scent for soap, but this mixture is fantastic for creating a homemade drink. This mixture of aromas is perfect for making the Strawberry Citrus Punch, which is available from My Recipes. This delicious recipe blends the flavors lemonade, orange juice, and strawberries.

Strawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Reach Out to UsStrawberry Citrus Soap Recipe: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed making this fun cp soap recipe! Of course, you can ask us any questions that you may have about this cosmetic recipe. You can reach out to us on the phone, in the store, and online. An easy way to talk to us online is through our social media sites. We are available on our Facebook. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on Instagram, and Twitter. Not only can you use these platforms to ask questions, but you can share your own creations, too. So, we hope to hear from you soon!

May
06

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company


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Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle CompanySoap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company

You may remember the shout out that we gave to the Sunshine Soap and Candle. Not only did we share a bit about this soap and candle making business, but mentioned that there would be some upcoming videos. We had shared that you would want to stay tuned for some videos on their YouTube channel. Well, in this blog we are going to be sharing these videos of soap making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company!

If you haven’t heard about this wonderful company yet, then please read on to learn more about the Sunshine Soap & Candle Company and Cory, the owner. Today, we talk about her scent review of some of Natures Garden Fragrances. We will also talk about the awesome soap making recipes she created with a few of our scented oils. So, check out this fun soap and candle making company, the reviewed scents, and cold process soap making ideas below!

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Reviewed Natures Garden Scents

Before we share the fun scent and soaping videos from the Sunshine Soap and Candle Company, we want to share the fragrance oils that Cory reviewed. These scents are Apple Jack Peel Fragrance Oil, Loving Spell Fragrance Oil, Pink Sugar Type Fragrance Oil, Asian Pear and Lily Fragrance Oil, Black Cherry Bomb Fragrance Oil, and Lavender Martini Fragrance Oil. Now, check out these six scented oils below before you dive into the video on the review.

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Apple Jack Peel Fragrance OilSoap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Apple Jack Peel Fragrance Oil

One of the scented oils that this candle and soap making company reviewed was the Apple Jack Peel Fragrance Oil. This wonderful apple fragrance oil is a blended aroma of sweet and spice. The scented oil begins with notes of fresh peeled apples with zesty top notes of lemon and grapefruit. The fragrance continues with middle notes of peach, orange, cinnamon and clove. Further, this scent rests on base notes of maple, vanilla, cream, and musk. This strong blend of fruit and spice notes creates a fantastic scent that Cory from Sunshine Soap and Candle Company believes would be perfect for making a homemade candle with strong scent throw.

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Loving Spell Fragrance Oil

Another great scented oil from Natures Garden is our Loving Spell Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is a tantalizing blend of sweet, fruity scents. The aroma begins with a bouquet of mandarin orange, bergamot, and tangerine. These citrus notes are enhanced by hints of fresh peaches, strawberries, and raspberries. Finally, this scent has an undertone of white musk. But don’t just take our word for it! According to Cory, this is a strong scent that is perfect for those that enjoy a really good fruity scent that is similar to the popular love spell scent!

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Pink Sugar Type Fragrance OilSoap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Pink Sugar Type Fragrance Oil

Also, the sweet Pink Sugar Type Fragrance Oil is another great scent that you can find at Natures Garden. This scrumptiously sweet scented oil has a fruity blend of fragrance notes that is hard to resist. This fragrance oil has sweet notes of cotton candy and caramel. The aroma continues with fresh notes of lemon drops and raspberry jam. Further, this delightful fragrance oil is enhanced with a base of a dry down of musk notes. This sweet, sugary scent is one that Cory has shared she would like to try in homemade lotion. 

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Asian Pear and Lily Fragrance OilSoap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Asian Pear and Lily Fragrance Oil

Our Asian Pear and Lily Fragrance Oil is another great scented oil is a beautiful and complex accord that is sure to enjoy! This fragrance oil begins with top notes of Nashi Pear, Apple, and Leafy Greenery. Then, the scented oil will continue with soft middle notes of Jasmine, Lily of the Valley, and Rose Petals. These scents are all resting on base notes of Pear Nectar, Musk, and Peony Blossoms. Together, these scented oils are blended together to create a quite lovely pear aroma that you would love in your homemade craft recipes!

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Black Cherry Bomb Fragrance OilSoap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Black Cherry Bomb Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for a strong fragrance oil that is sure to make your mouth water, then you will want to check out this next scent. So, you will be sure to love the Black Cherry Bomb Fragrance Oil! In fact, you may find that this scented oil is strong enough to literally burn your nose hairs out. This scent is just so strong! We are obviously joking about the strength, but this fragrance is really THAT STRONG! Not only is this scented oil strong, but this fragrance oil is sweet and delicious as well. This scent has a delightful black cherry aroma that is sweet. However, the aroma is not too sweet. So, this is another great scent to create your homemade crafts.

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Lavender Martini Fragrance OilSoap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Lavender Martini Fragrance Oil

Also, the Lavender Martini Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden is another wonderful scented oil that you can use to create scented soap. This fragrance oil is the place where the scent of a gin martini meets notes of fresh lavender flowers. This creative aroma successfully captures the effervescent blend of these two distinct aromas in this unique fragrance oil. Our lavender martini fragrance oil begins with top notes of tangy lemon zest, orange, and carbonation. These scented oil notes are followed by middle notes of spicy bergamot, fresh mint, and lovely lavender flowers. Finally, these fragrance notes are sitting on a base note of rosewood.

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Scent Review and Soap Making

If you want to know more about these six scented oils, then check out the YouTube video created by Cory from Sunshine Soap and Candle Company. In this video, she will smell and review these six fragrance oils on camera. So, go over to her YouTube channel to check out the video called Lavender Martini Soap (Made with Champagne) PLUS Nature’s Garden Fragrance Oil review. Here you can hear what she thinks about these six scents and maybe even get ideas on how to use these scents in products.

Not only does she give her own review of these six Natures garden scents, but she uses the unique aroma of our Lavender Martini fragrance oil to create a fantastic homemade soap recipe. Plus, this batch of cold process soap includes real champagne to match the martini scent! Further, this cp soap uses a beautiful purple and white swirl. Finally, the soap is topped with adorable mp soap bubbles that sparkle and shine. If you want to know more about how to make soap like this batch, then you can find the instructions for this fun soap recipe in this YouTube video, too!

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Orange Soda Pop Fragrance OilSoap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Orange Soda Pop Fragrance Oil

Another wonderful fragrance oil that can be enjoyed in homemade soap and candle recipes is the Orange Soda Pop Fragrance Oil. In fact, this fizzy, citrus aroma was used by the Sunshine Soap and Candle Company to create another fun cold process soap recipe. This scented oil is an aldehydic explosion that you will be sure to love! The aroma begins with a strong Brazilian orange peel, Californian orange, Japanese grapefruit, and Lemon zests sitting on a dry down of vanilla. So you can use this bubbly, fun fragrance oil add excitement to your homemade craft recipes. This scented oil was included in the lovely soap making recipe from Sunshine Soap and Candle Company.

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Orange Soda Pop Soap Recipe

The Sunshine Soap and Candle Company has created another gorgeous soap making video that will guide you through how to create a fun cold process soap recipe. This Sunshine Soap and Candle Company made this cold process soap recipe with bold orange and pink hues that are swirled together. These blended colors are used to create a bright, gorgeous batch of cold process soap. Plus, this cold process soap recipe is topped with a pretty swirled design of bright orange and pink colors. Plus, this soap has orange slice embeds nestled on top of each bar.

Not only is this batch of cold process soap super cute, but this stunning soap uses a great scent from Natures Garden. So, this batch of cp soap will look amazing and smell like bubbly orange soda pop! Further, you can learn all about how to make this soap right at home! If you want to learn more about how to create this homemade soap making recipe, then you may want to check out the “Soda Shop Soap” a cold process soap making video my process + tips and tricks for soap making video. You can use this video to guide you through the process of soap making process. So, you can learn exactly how this orange soda pop soap can be made!

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Want to Learn More About The Sunshine Soap and Candle Company?

If you want to learn some more about this wonderful candle and soap making company, then feel free to check out our previous blog on the Sunshine Soap and Candle Company. You can learn all about the adorable candle and soap making recipes that they have created. In addition, you can find out where to you can buy their handcrafted soaps and candles. 

Also, you can find even more of the Sunshine Soap and Candle Company on their YouTube by clicking here. This craft making channel is full of all kinds of fun and unique soap and candle recipe ideas. Plus, this company’s YouTube videos will show you how to make the cosmetic recipes right at home! If you are interested in making homemade craft recipes yourself. Also, you can use these videos to learn how the Sunshine Soap and Candle Company makes their own lovely products. So, there are lots of reasons why this channel is a great place to check out!

Soap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Reach Out to Us at Natures GardenSoap Making with Sunshine Soap and Candle Company: Reach Out to Us at Natures Garden

We hope that you have enjoyed this Natures Garden collaboration with the Sunshine Soap and Candle Company! We encourage you to head over to this company’s website, which is www.sunshinesoapandcandle.com, to give this homemade soap and candle company some love. They have some gorgeous soap and candle products as well as some fun YouTube videos on homemade craft recipes.

As always, you know that we are available to talk and answer questions at the Natures Garden store, over the phone on our HUG line, and on the internet. One easy way that you can reach out to us on the internet is through one of our various social media pages. One easy way to find us through social media is on our Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Our social media pages are a great place to share your own ideas and opinions, too. So, feel free to reach out to share your favorite NG scents for making soap or your favorite soap and candle recipes from the Sunshine Soap and Candle Company!

Apr
17

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap


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Confetti Melt and Pour SoapMelt and Pour Confetti Soap

Today, we will show you how to make a fun and festive melt and pour confetti soap.  This soap is not only layered, we’ve also added both confetti and streamers.  This soap is not only full of bright colors, it also would make a wonderful birthday gift or a great addition to your handcrafted gift baskets.  In addition to a festive look, it is also scented with Natures Garden’s Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil.

 

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Ingredients and Supplies You Will Need

Cutting Board
Scale
Microwave safe glass containers
Large Knife
Microwave
Mixing Spoons
Wax Paper
Rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle

 

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Total Recipe Weights for the Red Soap:

42 grams Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap
9 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil
2 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
1 gram Vegetable Glycerin

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Total Recipe Weights for the Blue Soap

42 grams Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap
7 drops Neon Blue FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil
2 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
1 gram Vegetable Glycerin

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Total Recipe Weights for the Pink Soap

42 grams Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap
5 drops Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil
2 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
1 gram Vegetable Glycerin

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Total Recipe Weights for the Green Soap

42 grams Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap
7 drops Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil
2 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
1 gram Vegetable Glycerin

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Total Recipe Weights for the Yellow Soap

42 grams Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap
5 drops Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil
2 Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
1 gram Vegetable Glycerin

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Total Recipe Weights for the Orange Soap

42 grams Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap
5 drops Neon Orange FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil
2 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
1 gram Vegetable Glycerin

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Total Recipe Weights for the Clear Layer

228 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
11 grams Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil
11 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Total Recipe Weights for the White Layer

140 grams Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap
7 grams Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil
7 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap: Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and StreamersMelt and Pour Confetti Soap: Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers

We will prepare six colors of soap for the confetti and streamers portion of  this recipe. Each of the colors will be poured on a piece of wax paper. Once it sets up, we will cut half of the soap for streamers and half for confetti. By pouring the soap on a piece of wax paper, it will allow us to create a very thin layer of soap. We will also add a small amount of vegetable glycerin to give the soap some additional flexibility.

Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Red SoapPrepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Red Soap

We will begin with the red soap. So, in a small mixing bowl, add 42 grams of the Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap Base. In the microwave, melt the soap in 15 second intervals. Be careful not to overheat the soap base.  Next, add the tomato red FUN Soap Colorant, Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake fragrance oil, Vanilla White Color Stabilizer, and vegetable glycerin. Once again, use the guide above to determine how much FUN Soap Colorant, fragrance oil, and vegetable glycerin to add. Stir well to completely incorporate the ingredients. Finally, pour your red soap onto a sheet of wax paper. Spray you red soap with rubbing alcohol to eliminate any air bubbles. Allow this to setup.

Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Red Soap

Once the soap has setup, remove it from the wax paper.  Then, cut it in half.  Cut one half into tiny squares.  Cut the second half into thin strips and curl them in spirals.  Place the confetti pieces in one bowl.  Then, the spirals in a second bowl.

 

Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Pink SoapPrepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Pink Soap

Now, we will prepare the pink soap. So, in your mixing bowl, melt 42 grams of the oatmeal mp soap base in your microwave in 15 second intervals. Use caution so that you do not overheat the soap base.  At this time, add the Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant, Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake fragrance oil, Vanilla White Color Stabilizer, and vegetable glycerin, using the guide above to determine amounts Stir the ingredients together completely. Finally, pour your pink soap onto a sheet of wax paper. Spray this soap with rubbing alcohol to eliminate any air bubbles. Finally, let the pink soap setup.

Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Pink Soap
Next, when the soap has setup, remove it from the wax paper.  Once again, cut the soap in half.  One half needs to be cut into small squares.  Then, cut the second half into thin strips and curl them in spirals.  Put the confetti pieces in the same bowl with the other confetti.  Then, place the spirals in the bowl with the other spirals.

 

Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Blue SoapPrepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Blue Soap

Next, it is time to create the blue soap. Once again, you will need a small bowl.  Then, add 42 grams of the Oatmeal MP Soap. Using your microwave, melt the soap in 15 second intervals.  Next, add the Neon Blue FUN Soap Colorant, Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake fragrance oil, Vanilla White Color Stabilizer, and of course vegetable glycerin. Use the information found above to determine how much of each ingredient to use. Again, mix the ingredients together. Finally, pour your blue soap onto a sheet of wax paper. Spray the mp soap with rubbing alcohol to eliminate any air bubbles. Lastly, let the soap setup.

At this time, remove it from the wax paper.  Cut the blue soap in half.  Then, one half into thin strips and curl them in spirals.  Next, cut the second half into small squares to resemble confetti.  Put the confetti pieces in the same bowl with the other confetti.  Then, place the spirals in the bowl with the other spirals.

Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Orange SoapPrepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Orange Soap

Then, we will create the orange soap. So, in a small mixing bowl, add 42 grams of the Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap Base. In the microwave, melt the soap in 15 second intervals. Be careful not to overheat the soap base.  Next, add the Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil, Neon Orange FUN Soap Colorant, vegetable glycerin, and Vanilla White Color Stabilizer, using the total recipe amounts above as a guide. Stir it all together to get everything completely blended. Finally, pour your orange soap onto a sheet of wax paper.  Spray your orange with rubbing alcohol to eliminate any air bubbles. Let the soap setup before moving on.

Now, remove the soap you prepared from the wax paper.  Once again, cut the soap in half.  The first half needs to be cut into small squares.  Cut the second half of the soap into strips and curl them in spirals.  Put the confetti pieces in the same bowl with the other confetti.  Then, place the spirals in the bowl with the other spirals.

Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Green SoapPrepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Green Soap

Next, it is time to create the green soap. So, in your small bowl, add 42 grams of Natures Garden’s Oatmeal Soap Base. Using your microwave, once again, melt the mp soap in 15 second intervals. Do not to overheat the soap base.  Once the soap is melted, add the Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant, Vanilla White Color Stabilizer, Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake fragrance oil, and finally vegetable glycerin.  Stir everything together. Finally, pour your green soap onto a sheet of wax paper. Of course, you will want to spray the soap you poured with rubbing alcohol to get rid of any air bubble.  Then, let the soap setup.

Finally, once setup, remove the green soap from the wax paper.  Next, cut the soap in half.  Begin by cutting one half into small squares.  Next, cut the second half into thin strips and curl them in spirals.  Put the confetti pieces in the bowl with the other confetti.  Then, place the spirals in the bowl with the spirals.

Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Yellow SoapPrepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Yellow Soap

Finally, we will pour the yellow soap. In a small bowl, weigh out 42 grams of the Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap Base. Then, melt the soap in 15 second intervals using your microwave. Be careful not to overheat the soap base.  Next, add the Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant, Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake fragrance oil, Vanilla White Color Stabilizer, and vegetable glycerin. Use the guide above to determine how much color, fragrance, and vegetable glycerin to use. Stir well to completely incorporate the ingredients. Lastly, pour your yellow soap onto a sheet of wax paper. Spray this soap with rubbing alcohol to eliminate any air bubbles. Allow this to setup.

Prepare the Soap for the Confetti and Streamers: Create the Yellow SoapLastly, remove the yellow soap from the wax paper.  Cut the soap in half.  Use a knife to cut one half into small squares.  Then, cut the second half into thin strips. Then, curl the strips into spirals.  Put the confetti pieces in the same bowl with the other confetti.  Then, add the spirals curls in the bowl with the other spirals.

 

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Prepare the White LayerMelt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Prepare the White Layer

At this time, we will prepare the white layer.  First, you will need to weigh out 140 grams of Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap.  In the microwave melt the soap in 30 second intervals until the mp soap is in a liquid state.

 

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Prepare the White Layer

Now that the oatmeal soap base is melted, add the Happy Birthday Vanilla Cupcake Fragrance Oil and the Vanilla White Color Stabilizer.  Stir to completely blend the ingredients together. Next, pour 1/3 of the melted oatmeal soap into each of cavities of the basic rectangle soap mold. Once the soap is poured, spray the soap with rubbing alcohol to release any air bubbles. Let the soap setup completely before moving on.

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Prepare the Clear LayerMelt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Prepare the Clear Layer

At this time, we will prepare the clear layer.  In a mixing bowl, weigh out 228 grams of Natures Garden’s Diamond Clear melt and pour soap base. Once again, in your microwave, heat the clear soap base in 30 second intervals until it is completely melted. Be careful not to overheat the soap.  Then, add the fragrance oil and Vanilla White Color Stabilizer. Stir to mix the ingredients into the soap base.

You will need to move quickly over the next couple steps.  So, first, spray the previous white layer of soap that is in the mold with rubbing alcohol. Next, pour the clear soap into each cavity of the mold. It should be poured directly on top of the white layer.

Melt and Pour Confetti Soap:  Prepare the Clear Layer

Finally, quickly add both confetti and spirals to each bar of soap. Let some of the spirals pop out of the soap slightly. Finally, spray the soap with rubbing alcohol.  Make sure the soap has plenty of time to harden before you remove it from the soap mold.

 

For even more fragrance fun ideas, visit Natures Garden’s recipe box.  You will find soap making recipes, candle making recipes, and cosmetic making recipes.  You will also find fragrance fun classes to help you on your scented crafting adventure.  Also, if you are looking for other fun birthday party ideas check out Parents Magazine for inspiration and fun ideas for your kid’s next birthday party.