Layers Made Easy

Yes, it’s that time once again! Soap Queen TV is here.

This week’s episode is all about layers. I make a very boldly colored soap to show how you can take a plain mold and spice it up.

Soap Queen TV Episode 12: Basic Layers from Soap Queen on Vimeo.

Here’s a link to the bleeding colors post I mentioned.

And here’s what you’ll need to make this project:
Clear melt & pour soap base
Liquid red oxide
Liquid black oxide
Liquid green oxide
Sparkle gold mica
Mango Peach Salsa fragrance
Loaf mold
Basic shapes mold

Spray bottle with rubbing alcohol
Heat safe container for melting soap
stir stick or spoon


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  1. jennifer says

    Sometimes (even when I don’t put my soap in fridge or freezer), my layers seperate when you use them. Can anyone tell me why? Am i waiting too long to add the second layer? I do spritz them with alcohol before adding the next layer.

    • says

      Hi Jennifer!

      How long are you waiting in-between pouring your layers? Sometimes if you wait too long they tend to separate. We normally suggest waiting until the first layer has a hardened a bit and then spritzing that layer liberally with rubbing alcohol and then pouring the next layer. =)

      -Becky with Bramble Berry

  2. Anne-Marie says

    SoapyLove, I totally call it my 'Rastafarian' soap! Or it could be an homage to Bob Marley with the color choices as well. I was just going for super fun, bright non-bleeders and it ended up with that Carribean theme.

  3. Soapylove says

    Great video!! So clear and understandable. Thank you!

    That soap didn't remind me of a mango and peach, either, but it does remind me of the Caribbean! :)

  4. Sindy says

    Great Job as always~ I LOVE the outtakes~ they're so cute~ Also, really enjoying the series~ I'm such a novice M&P'er~ but not for long~ understanding it much better now~Thanks for all the tips/techniques~!

  5. Anne-Marie says

    Wendy, I fixed the layers. Thank you so much for letting me know. Phew.

    Totally awesome that you did the erasers and that your daughters appreciated it. Yay! I love that you're introducing them to soap at an early age.

  6. Wendylh says

    Hey Anne-Marie,

    The links in the bleeding color post do not work. I was just wondering what specific colors will not bleed in Melt and Pour, so I hope you can get the link worked out!

    I just did embedding erasers in soap with my daughters and nieces and they had a ball!!!
    Thanks so much,

  7. Jessie says

    I just love your videos, they are so inspiring. I never did much with M&P before, finally made my first swirled loaf and I am hooked. I love it!