It basically consists of buying a pre-made glycerin soap base, that can be transparent or opaque, melting it and than casting it into a mold with the desired shape, fragrances and colorants. It’s a pretty straight-forward process that even kids can do, as long as supervised by a responsible adult.
You can learn more about the MP process on this link: http://www.teachsoap.com/soapmakingmethods.html
Coffee and Cream Soap
This glycerin soap recipe is for the coffee lovers in your life. It has a deep brown color and smells like fresh coffee when you use it.
4z. bar melt and pour soap
1 teaspoon ground espresso
1 teaspoon powdered milk
10 drops coffee fragrance oil
In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the soap until liquefied. Remove from heat and stir in ground espresso, powdered milk, and coffee fragrance oil. Pour soap into a mold and let set for three hours or until hardened.
Luscious Body Soap Recipe
8 oz. shea or cocoa butter melt and pour soap base
2 Tablespoons shea butter
1 Tablespoon cocoa butter
2 Tablespoons finely ground oatmeal
1 Tablespoon rose petal powder
20 drops red colorant
40 drops rose geranium essential oil
20 drops ylang-ylang essential oil
Melt the soap base over a double boiler. Add the shea butter and cocoa butter and heat until melted. Add the oatmeal and rose petal powder. Add the red colorant and continue stirring, making sure it is fully incorporated. Lastly, add the essential oils and stir well. Pour into desired soap molds and let set.