Rainbow Hearts Melt & Pour on Soap Queen TV

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This Rainbow Heart Melt and Pour soap will make you smile with plenty of sparkle, color and hearts. Inspired by a previous Soap Queen tutorial of the same name, the design has been updated to include more hearts and color in each bar. Pink Grapefruit Fragrance Oil gives the project a bright and happy scent.

This melt and pour soap includes six vibrantly colored heart embeds created with the Mini Heart Silicone Column Mold. Color blocks are used to give each heart a different rainbow hue. To help the layers and embeds adhere, having a bottle of 99% isopropyl alcohol nearby is crucial. Spraying rubbing alcohol in between and after pouring layers helps the soap stick together, and disperses any bubbles on top.


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Facebook Photo of the Week (Jan. 31st ~ Feb. 6th)

One of my favorite things in life is to look at beautiful things; specifically, YOUR beautiful soap creations. My book hashtag, #soapcrafting, on Instagram has many stunning photos already. But because I just can’t get enough of your photos, I’d love to see even more! Each Friday, I will pick a photo on Instagram to win a copy of the Soap Crafting book, and share on Bramble Berry Instgram accountTo enter, use the hashtag #soapshare on your Instagram photos. I can’t wait to see your soapy projects. =)

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Rose Clay Exfoliating Mask on Soap Queen TV

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Easy to make and fun to use, clay masks are the perfect way to give facial skin extra TLC. In this Soap Queen TV short video, Anne-Marie shows you how to make a clay mask that moisturizes and exfoliates. Made with luxurious argan and meadowfoam oil, this mask gives the skin essential nutrients such as vitamin E. As you wash the mask off, the walnut shells and clays gently exfoliate away dry, flaky skin.

This mask has a thick, spreadable texture. If you prefer a thinner mask, you can add slightly more oil. When removing the mask, use a gentle cleanser to thoroughly rinse off the clay. Because of the vibrant red color, the clay does have the possibility to stain washcloths. Using a cleanser and hands works just fine when removing the mask.

What You’ll Need:
2.4 oz. Rose Clay
.7 oz Kaolin Clay
.3 oz Walnut Shells
1.4 oz Argan Oil
1.2 oz. Meadowfoam Oil
.1 Evening Primrose Extract
1.8 mL Phenonip
4 oz. Jar with White Twist Cap

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Rose Clay Exfoliating Mask on Soap Queen TV
 
Made with moisturizing oils and skin loving clays, this facial mask moisturizes and exfoliates.
Recipe type: Face Products
Serves: One 4 oz. Jar

Ingredients
  • 2.4 oz Rose Clay
  • .7 oz Kaolin Clay
  • .3 oz Walnut Shells
  • 1.4 oz Argan Oil
  • 1.2 oz Meadowfoam Oil
  • .1 oz Evening Primrose Extract
  • 1.8 mL Phenonip
  • One 4 oz. Jar with White Twist Cap

Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, add rose clay, kaolin clay and walnut shells. Stir to combine.
  2. Add the argan, meadowfoam oil, phenonip and evening primrose extract and stir to combine. The mixture will be quite thick, but keep stirring!
  3. Once the mixture is thoroughly combined, place the mixture into the jar and enjoy!

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Facebook Photo of the Week (Dec. 13th ~ Dec. 19th)

There are so many sources of inspiration when it comes to soaping. Whether it’s food, nature or a certain color palette, inspiration is everywhere! This week, the textures of the sea were the inspiration for the Shimmering Sea Glass Cold Process Soap. Clear melt and pour pieces look like the glass found on the shores. With teal and purple swirls, plenty of Iridescent Glitter and an earthy scent from Lavender Forest Fragrance Oil, this soap fun and unique.

An in-the-pot swirl is used to create the interesting pattern in the soap. A fun swirl can also be created using a chopstick or dowel, as seen in the Infinity Swirl Soap on Soap Queen TV. A figure eight pattern swirls together gorgeous blue, white, pink and black hues to create a stunning look. Scented with Lime Fragrance Oil and Crisp Anjou Pear Fragrance Oil, the soap smells fresh and fruity.
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Infinity Swirl Soap on Soap Queen TV

The infinity swirl is a beautiful method for adding an interesting design to your soap. And it’s really easy to do! The Multi-Pour Sectioning Tool is a re-usable tool perfect for this technique, but you can make your own out of cardboard. Although I love the wispy look, if you want a bolder design just use a swirling tool with a wider diameter (like a spoon handle) to drag more of the colors together. Scented with a blend of Lime and Crisp Anjou Pear fragrance oils, this soap smells fresh, sweet and crisp. Find out how to create it via the Soap Queen TV video below!

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Neon Embed Cold Process Soap Video #tbt

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It’s another throw-back Thursday video! This one features Kristy Schemrich, an amazingly talented soapmaker and teacher at our 2011 Soap Weekend Intensive (when we filmed this video). This soap has many steps but once you break it down the technique is surprisingly easy. It’s been wonderful looking back through the archives, we clearly had so much fun filming with Kristy as you can see from this blooper reel.

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