Travel Soaps

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Have you ever found yourself in a restroom with no soap to wash your hands? These easy, homemade travel soaps are the answer to this problem!

You Will Need:
Melt & Pour Soap Base
Break-Away Tart Molds
Bath & Body Safe Fragrance Oil (optional)
Bath & Body Colorant (optional)
-Microwave Safe Pouring Container
Thermometer
Scale (recommended)

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Step 1:
Cut your soap base into chunks and melt in the microwave for 30-second increments until fully melted.

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Step 2:
Add your fragrance oil if desired and mix thoroughly. Recommended usage is about ¼ to ½ ounce of fragrance oil per pound of soap base.

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Step 3:
Add your colorant if desired and mix thoroughly.

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Step 4:
Monitor the temperature of your soap base, stirring occasionally, until the soap has reached a temperature of about 130-140 degrees F. It is important to pour below 140 degrees F. or the heat can melt or even warp the plastic molds.

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Step 5:
When the soap is at the appropriate temperature, carefully pour into the tart molds and allow to cool completely.

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Step 6:
Store the soap in a purse or bag with the lid closed. When ready to use, pop out of the mold and break off a piece to use. To re-use each piece, dry it off and place back inside of its cavity.

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