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Passionfruit & Lychee Goatsmilk Melt and Pour Soaps

$82.30

SKU: RF-MP38

Difficulty

Intermediate

Yields

12 chunky bars (2 batches)

Time

45 mins (using pre-made embeds)

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This bright, fun soap project used the grown up and delicious Juicy Couture (Type) Fragrance.  As this has now been discontinued, we recommend subsitituting Passionfruit & Lychee Sorbet Fragrance or Cranberry Fig.

I like to make my cylinder embeds ahead of the actual project day so they are ready to use.  If you make these too far in advance keep them sealed in a ziplock bag as the best results are from embedding cylinders only 1 - 2 weeks old.  The time given is using pre-made sets of cylinders ready to embed and does not include setting up time.

Ingredients:

Juicy Couture Goatsmilk Melt and Pour Soap

Step 1 make the Embed Cylinders

  • Dice the Palm Free Crystal RC Melt and Pour Soap and place 170g in the small jug.
  • Place the jug in the microwave and melt the soap using short bursts until liquid, take care not to let it boil.
  • Add ¼ to ½ teaspoon Yellow Mica and 2ml Fragrance into the jug and stir until there are no dry spots of mica.
  • Pour into the cylinder mould (prop up the mould to ensure it doesn't fall over whilst setting up.
  • Repeat this process until you have made all three colours - it will take around ½ - ¾ hour or so for the soap to set up, so it can save crafting time if you prepare the embeds ahead of time.  For the green soap, I mixed a little Saturn Yellow with the Seafoam Green Mica.

Juicy Couture Goatsmilk Melt and Pour Soap

Step 2 Assemble the slab with the embeds

  •  Cut the cylinders into short pieces so that they will protrude out of the soap, a little higher than the mould rim, cutting uneven sizes for more effect.

Juicy Couture Goatsmilk Melt and Pour Soap

  • Dice the Goatsmilk Soap and place into a large microwave safe jug in the microwave and melt the soap using short bursts until liquid, take care not to let it boil.
  • Arrange the columns in the mould ready for the overpour.

Juicy Couture Goatsmilk Melt and Pour Soap

  • Add the fragrance to the melted soap and stir well to combine.
  • Spritz the embed colums liberally with Isopropyl Alcohol (take care not to inhale the fumes which dissipate very quickly).

Juicy Couture Goatsmilk Melt and Pour Soap

  • Carefully pour the melted soap all around the columns, try not to pour over the top surface of the column embeds
  • Give the soap a quick spritz with Isopropyl Alcohol to remove any surface bubbles.

Juicy Couture Goatsmilk Melt and Pour Soap

  • Once it is set up (a couple of hours) scrape away and tidy up the surface if required, I use a Clean Up Tool, but a paring knife works well too.

Juicy Couture Goatsmilk Melt and Pour Soap

  • After a few hours, remove the soap from the mould and take a small, thin knife and cut the soap slab into 6 rectangles.
  • Wrap and store as usual.

Note:  If using the "Add to Trolley" there are sufficient ingredients to make 12 soaps.  The Trolley colourants includes Seafoam Green Mica.

Palm Oil Free: Yes
Difficulty: Intermediate
Yields: 12 chunky bars (2 batches)
Time: 45 mins (using pre-made embeds)
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