These elegant, exfoliating sugar scrub soap cubes are perfect for dry winter skin and make a great Valentine gift!
You Will Need:
–Melt & Pour Soap Base
-Vegetable Oil (or oil of your choice such as Olive or Almond Oil)
–Square Soap Mold
–Bath & Body Safe Fragrance Oil (optional)
-Allura Red Liquid Colorant (or color of your choice – micas work great too!)
-Microwave Safe Pouring Container
-Storage Container (we used 8 oz. Jelly Jars)
Measure your ingredients on a scale. For a relatively small batch (about 18 cubes) we used 3 oz Soap Base, 6 oz sugar, and about 2 oz oil. Tip: You may need to adjust your oil ratio depending on your climate and humidity. Cut the soap base into small chunks and melt in the microwave.
Once the soap base is melted, add your desired fragrance and color and mix thoroughly.
Add the oil and stir until it is fully integrated with the soap.
Finally, add the sugar. Once the sugar is added, the soap will thicken and set up quickly, so it helps to add it in slowly while stirring (like when you are baking). Mix it all together until you have a thick, sugary paste.
Immediately transfer the mixture into your soap mold. Press down with your fingers to fill in any air pockets so you will have a solid block of soap. Allow to set up completely before removing from the molds. (This should take at least an hour.)
Gently remove the soaps from the molds by pressing firmly on the outside of the mold with your thumbs.
Use a sturdy knife to cut the soap into cubes.
Place the soaps into the storage container (something with an airtight seal works best) and decorate with a ribbon if desired. Keep them for yourself or give as thoughtful gifts!
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What kind of base did you use for the scrub cubes. I’d like to use coconut oil but am concerned if I’m selling them in the summer, they will tend to melt. I do have castile which I have grated and it seems like it would work. Any other suggestions? I also have, on hand, shea, cocoa & some goats milk bases.
What a great idea! Do you recommend a preservative because of the sugar? Do you not need one because of the soap? Thanks!
can i use clear melt and pour soap With this scrub?
Yes, you can use whichever type of soap base you prefer to make these sugar scrub cubes.
thanks good ideas
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Fascinating. Very easy to understand. I love how easy they make it.