26 February 2019

23 Advanced Melt and Pour Soap Techniques You Have to Try

If you need some inspiration, here are 22 advanced melt and pour techniques that you have to try.

Melt and pour soap is one of my favorite crafts to make because you can really get creative.  I've been making melt and pour soap for about 15 years now, and I can make each batch different from the last.

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Melt and pour soap lets you get really creative with additives, colors, and even embeds.  If you're looking for more advanced melt and pour techniques, here are several ideas for you to try.

22 ADVANCED MELT AND POUR TECHNIQUES


If you're new to making melt and pour soap, check out my tutorial on how to make glycerin soap.

I like to add different melt and pour additives to my soaps.  You can get creative with herbs, carrier oils, and even spices to make bars of soap for specific needs. 

I have a large bin full of fun molds to use.  Part of the fun of making the soap is using different shaped molds for different shapes.  These are my favorite molds to use:





MELT AND POUR TECHNIQUE: EMBEDS


GOLDFISH SOAP



Your kids will love washing with this adorable goldfish soap.

COOKIE CUTTER SOAP



This cookie cutter soap can be made with any shaped cookie cutter.  

LOOFAH SOAP



Make a naturally exfoliating soap with this loofah soap recipe.

 EMBEDDED HEARTS



Learn how to pour into a smaller mold to embed into a bigger mold with this embedded heart soap tutorial.  

MELT AND POUR TECHNIQUE: COLORS


AGATE SLICES



These beautiful soaps look like agate slices.

GALAXY SOAP 1



This Star Wars Galaxy soap used a fun technique to make multi colored glittered soap.

GALAXY SOAP 2



This is another take on galaxy soap made with charcoal soap.

WATERMELON SOAP



How to pour soap to look like little watermelon slices.

UNICORN SOAP



These unicorn soaps are layered and then packed with glitter!

PAINT WITH MICA



NATURAL COLORANTS



Using natural colorants can be unpredictable until you test them.  Here's a layered soap made with several natural colorants.  

TIE DYE SOAP


This tie dye soap can be made in any color for any holiday.  

GRADIENT SOAP




How cute is this gradient soap?  It's easier than it looks, too.  

RAINBOW SOAP




This Lush inspired rainbow soap is easy to make, but it looks really cute.  You can make each layer a different scent or make them all one scent.  

BEACH SOAP



How to pour in two layers to make sand on top of water in these cute beach soaps.  

GLITTER OMBRE SOAP



This glitter ombre soap is for Christmas, but you could use any color and scent to make it for any season.  

MELT AND POUR TECHNIQUE: SINGLE USE SOAPS


MINIATURE SINGLE USE SOAPS



How cute are these single use soaps??  You can make them in any shape too!

SOAP PETALS



These soap petals are easy to make and look cute sitting on a dish in a guest bath or take with you on the go.  

SNOWFLAKE SINGLE USE SOAP



These snowflake single use soaps are made with a dissolving paper.  


MELT AND POUR TECHNIQUE: MOLDS


HONEY COMB MOLD



How to turn any soap mold into a honey comb soap mold for honey soap.  

MELT AND POUR TECHNIQUE: OTHER 


GEODE SOAP



These geode soaps look like so much fun to make!

SOAP CUPCAKES



How to make soap cupcakes.  These are a bath puff and soap in one.

WHIPPED SOAP



How to make whipped soap to look like icing or whipped cream.

I hope these advanced melt and pour techniques inspire you!  Let me know what you create!



If you need soap making ideas, check out these advanced melt and pour soap techniques.  DiY soap  making is fun, and here are 23 ideas to inspire you.  Making soap recipes gives you 23 different ways to make melt and pour soap with different techniques.   DIY soap making with different colorants, embeds, and other ways to customize your bar of soap.  #diy #soap #soapmaking #meltandpoursoap #diysoap









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Cari Dunn
Cari Dunn

Cari lives on a small farm in Ohio with her husband, three kids, two dogs, two cats, five goats, several chickens, and homing pigeons. She loves Gilmore Girls, coffee, and her kids. Not in that order.