Easy Soap Recipes for Beginning Soap Makers

We selected several of our favorite easy melt and pour soap recipes, perfect for beginning soap makers. Give them a try, and feel free to share your results with us! Recipes listed from newest (top) to oldest.

Groovy Peace Sign Melt & Pour Tutorial

July 22, 2015

What You’ll Need: 11.6 oz. White Melt and Pour Soap Base .3 oz. Flower Child Fragrance Oil Set of 12 LabColors (Small) Peace Mold Optional: 99% Isopropyl Alcohol and droppers DILUTING LABCOLOR: You will have to dilute your LabColors for this project. We recommend diluting the small size of LabColor in 4 ounces of distilled water. Learn more about diluting […]

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Lemon Goat Milk Melt and Pour Bars

June 17, 2015

  What You’ll Need: Guest Goat Milk Tray Mold 28 oz. Goat Milk Melt & Pour Base 10 mL Lemon Essential Oil 1.5 tsp. Lemon Peel Yellow Oxide Color Block Optional: Clean Up Tool, Droppers, 99% Isopropyl Alcohol ONE: Cut 2 oz. of Goat Milk Melt & Pour base in small, even pieces and melt in […]

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Bees Soap Kit

May 13, 2015

What You’ll Need 2 pounds of Honey Melt and Pour Soap Base Bee and Honeycomb Mold 1 oz Oatmeal Milk and Honey Fragrance Oil 1 oz Vanilla Select Fragrance Oil ONE: Slice 1 pound of Honey Melt and Pour Soap Base into small pieces. Put the soap in a heat-safe container and microwave in 30 second bursts until […]

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Melt and Pour Bath Crayons

April 8, 2015

What You’ll Need: 4 oz. Clear Melt and Pour  18 Lip Balm Tubes Lip Balm Pouring Tray (optional) 3 mL White Tea and Ginger Fragrance Oil Red LabColor (small) Orange LabColor (small) Canary LabColor (small) Emerald LabColor (small) Brilliant Blue LabColor (small) ONE: In a heat-safe container, cut and melt the clear melt and pour soap in the microwave. Melt the soap in 10 second […]

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Carnation Cube Cuties Melt and Pour Tutorial

March 4, 2015

  What You’ll Need: 32 oz. Shea Melt and Pour Base 32. oz. Aloe Melt and Pour Base Liquid Violet Lagoon Green Jojoba Beads Purple Jojoba Beads Sierra Sky Jojoba Beads 9 Cube Soap Silicone Mold Carnation Fragrance Oil ONE: Mix two tablespoons of each color of jojoba bead in a container and set aside. TWO: Cut 16 oz. of […]

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Oatmeal Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

July 26, 2013

Ingredients & Tools 8 oz White Clear Melt & Pour Base 8 oz Clear Melt & Pour Base 1/2 oz Oatmeal, Milk and Honey Fragrance Oil 1/2 oz Oatmeal (not instant) 2 scoops of  Honeyed Beige Mica Mini Scoop Milk and Honey Mold ONE: Melt 8 ounces of White Melt and Pour Base  and 8 […]

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Cherry Pop Cupcake Soap

December 11, 2012

Ingredients 16 oz. White Melt & Pour Base Cupcake Mold 1/2 oz. Cherry Pop Fragrance Oil Bright Cherry LabColor Canary Labcolor ONE: Melt 16 ounces of white soap base in the microwave and mix in ½ ounce of Cherry Pop Fragrance Oil. TWO: Separate the scented soap evenly into two containers or mugs. Add the […]

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Honeycomb Melt and Pour

December 11, 2012

Recipe submitted Kat of Otion Ingredients 1 lb. Honey Melt-and-Pour Base 4ml Oatmeal, Milk and Honey Fragrance 1 Mini Scoop Yellow Mica 1 Mini Scoop Honeyed Beige Mica 12 Bar Silicone Mold Bubble Wrap and Scissors Paper Towel and Gold Sparkle Mica for rubbing over the surface Yields: 4 bars of soap PREP: Wash your bubble wrap with warm soap and water and […]

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Flip Flop Soap

November 27, 2012

Ingredients: 0.2 oz Mauvey Gem Mica 1 oz. Pineapple Cilantro Fragrance Oil 1 oz. Tropical Vacation Fragrance Oil Flip Flop Mold 2 lbs of Clear Melt & Pour Base Tools: Mini Scoops Pyrex Dish Rubbing Alcohol Droppers Mini Temp Gun ONE:  Melt 2 pounds of the Clear Melt and Pour Soap Base in the microwave on 30 second intervals until fully […]

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Refreshing Tangerine Melt and Pour Soap

November 27, 2012

Refreshing Tangerine Melt and Pour Soap Tutorial Recipe submitted by Erica of Bath Alchemy Ingredients 16 oz. Shea M&P Soap Base 1 tsp. Tangerine Essential Oil ½ tsp 10x Orange Essential Oil ¼ tsp Spearmint Essential Oil ¼ tsp Yellow Oxide 1.  Cut up the soap base into small squares and melt on 20-30 second […]

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Whipped Shaving Soap

May 24, 2012

Ingredients: 1 lb. Foaming Bath Whip 0.4 oz. Chamomile Extract 0.5 oz. Blue Man Fragrance Oil 1 Tbsp. Bentonite clay ONE: Add 1 pound of foaming bath whip to your stand mixer. Start with the mixer on low and gradually increase it to high for about 20 seconds (or until soft like a whipped butter consistency). TWO: Turn off […]

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Aloha M&P Soap

April 2, 2012

This recipe makes two pounds of beautiful Aloha melt and pour soaps! Gather your ingredients: 1 lb. White Soap Base 1 lb. Clear Soap Base .2 oz. Coral Mica .2 oz. Shamrock Green Mica Flexible Plumeria Mold Island Coconut Fragrance Oil Tropical Vacation Fragrance Oil Instructions: ONE: Cut your soap base into 1 inch cubes. Using a heat safe […]

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Solid Bath Sugar Scrub

March 21, 2012

Solid Bath Sugar Cubes – single use body scrubs Recipe by Erin Pikor owner of Naiad Soap Arts These easy to make, festive scrubs combine cleansing glycerin soap with exfoliating sugar to make perfect single use solid sugar scrubs! Erin Pikor was generous enough to share her recipe with Teach Soap readers. They can be […]

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Easy Soap & Scrub Recipes

March 21, 2012

Fun and Simple Soap Making Recipes: ~ including salt scrubs, luscious lotions, lip balm recipes and lots more ~ Nothing’s more fun than sharing and swapping a good recipe. Here are a few of our favorites for making everything from skin nurturing soaps and scrubs, to solid perfume and more. Share your recipes by using […]

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Bath Poof Soaps

March 5, 2012

Here’s a simple tutorial for making melt and pour soaps with an embedded bath poof. First, gather your ingredients: 4 – 5 oz. clear melt and pour soap 1 – 4 oz. dome shaped soap mold 1 – 4″ colored bath poof (this might take some experimentation based on what you want, don’t be afraid to […]

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Basic Melt and Pour Soap

March 5, 2012

1. You can melt the base in a double boiler or the microwave. If you choose the microwave, make sure you cover the bowl you are melting the melt and pour (MP) with Saran Wrap to keep the excess moisture from evaporating out. Simply melt the base on high for one minute and stir the […]

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