How to Make Organic Soap

Want to make organic melt and pour soap? Yes, you can buy organic melt and pour soap bases to make your own organic hand made soap. The advantage of making and using organic soap is you know it’s good for you and your skin and it doesn’t contain any harsh, nasty chemicals.

First, find an organic melt and pour soap base. It should be easy to find a soap supply site selling this on Google. Just type in organic melt and pour soap base. Once you’ve found your organic melt and pour soap base (check the ingredients it contains first) you can start looking for organic soap fragrances and colors. The site where you found the organic melt and pour soap base may sell them. This way your soap will be truly organic.

Of course, if you just want the soap base to be organic, you don’t have to worry about the fragrance and colors being organic and you can use soap suitable ones which will most likely be cheaper.

What kind of molds are you going to use? Do you want to make shaped soap, like hearts or stars, or plain bars of soap?

Once you’ve decided on your ingredients and have the necessary equipment (including safety equipment) ready, it’s time to start making your organic soap.

Of course, it’s really important to follow your soap making recipe so you know exactly when to add each ingredient but basically to make melt and pour soap you melt the soap in a suitable double boiler or microwave safe bowl or jug, then add the soap coloring and fragrance. Then you pour it into molds and leave it to set. Then you can unmold it. To unmold your soap, gently pop it out of the mold. If it sticks, try running some water over the base of the mold and then try to pop it out of the mold again. Once it’s unmolded you can use it right away!

Once you’ve made a great bar of organic soap, you may never want to go back to using unorganic soap. So here’s to your organic soap making success!

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