Jack-O-Lantern Melt and Pour

  • Difficulty:Intermediate
  • Time:2-3 hours
  • Yields:4 soaps

I think fall is officially here in the PNW (Pacific Northwest for you out of town readers). It may seem too early for some, but I actually had to wear a jacket this morning (rough life, I know). The chill in the air that can only mean one thing…it’s jack-o-lantern season! So dust off your pumpkin soap molds and grab your pumpkin spice fragrance oil. It’s time to “carve” your soapy pumpkins!

18.2 oz Clear Melt and Pour

Perfect Orange Color Block

Black Oxide Color Block

Halloween Pumpkin Mold

0.5 oz Pumpkin Spice Fragrance Oil

Injector Tool (optional)

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ONE: Cut the Clear Melt and Pour soap base into 1 inch chunks and melt in a heat-safe container on 30 second bursts in the microwave. Stir between bursts to avoid any clumps of soap forming.

TWO: Add 0.5 ounces Pumpkin Spice fragrance oil and mix well. Split one ounce of soap into a separate container.

THREE: Using a clean-up tool, shave off some of the Perfect Orange Color Block into the larger portion of soap, and some of the Black Oxide Color Block into the smaller portion of soap. Mix until the shavings are fully melted. What you see is what you get, so if you’d like a more saturated color, add more color block shavings. Set aside the black colored soap for now.

Tip: Check out the Soap Queen TV (short) video on using the color blocks!

FOUR: Pour the orange colored soap into the molds. Spray with Rubbing Alcohol to get rid of any bubbles and allow to fully harden for 2-4 hours.

FIVE: Unmold the pumpkins. Reheat the black colored soap on 15 second bursts in the microwave. With the pumpkins face-up (he he!), spray with a light mist of rubbing alcohol. Use the injector tool and black soap to fill in the eyes, nose and mouth cavities of the pumpkin to create the jack-o-lantern face. Spray again with Rubbing Alcohol and allow to harden. Since this is melt and pour soap, it’s ready to use right away. Enjoy!

8 Responses to “Jack-O-Lantern Melt and Pour”

  1. Lisa says:

    Love it – so easy, creative and cool! Thanks for the great idea.

  2. Tracey says:

    Yes, indeed, on the fall in the air! Chilly. Cute pumpkins. I think I’m inspired to pull out the molds and start up the CP process again. Pumpkin soap is just too yummy!

  3. Nikki says:

    I have been making cute lil pumpkins, black cats and skull n crossbones for Halloween. This is my FAVORITE time of year!

  4. Emily says:

    These are adorable! What a cute little Halloween gift they would make! (I’ll bet they smell great, too.)

  5. Joanne says:

    Love this, I need to get some injector tools for detail work on my Christmas soaps.

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