DIY Loofah Soaps
These DIY loofah soaps are simple and quick to craft which makes them a great weekend project to do with the kids. Plus they can be custom scented with your favorite fragrance oil or essential oil. They only take about half hour to make.
If you like this melt and pour soap recipe for my DIY Loofah Soaps, you can find more of my melt and pour soap recipes on my blog, Soap Deli News, here.
Now onto how to make your own DIY Loofah Soaps. You can find the recipe on my blog here.
Begin by using a bread knife to cut your loofah into slices approximately 1 thick.
Place the loofah slices into each of the six cavities of your mold. Now cut your soap base into square chunks using a Chef's knife. Weigh out of soap and place in a large Pyrex measuring cup. Melt in the microwave just until all the soap has melted. Watch your soap carefully as it will bubble up and overflow if it gets too hot. Weigh out the fragrance oil and stir into the melted soap base. (If you are using essential oils, use half the amount or less.) Add the liquid melt and pour soap colorant to the melted soap base and mix well.
Now pour the scented and colored soap base into each of the cavities of your mold. As the loofah absorbs some of the soap you'll be able to go back and fill each cavity completely.
Allow the soap base to set up and harden completely, then carefully push each loofah soap out of the mold. Finally, wrap each soap in Foodservice Film then label as desired! For easy links to suppliers for these DIY Loofah Soaps and other melt and pour soap recipes and ideas, visit the link below to view the original post on my blog, Soap Deli News.
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Angie Hall on Feb 27, 2018
Where can I purchase the mold? I can't find this one in any of my local stores.
Rebecca D. Dillon on Feb 28, 2018
It's available on Amazon. Or you can use a comparable mold.
Margaret Adamski on Jan 22, 2019
Try at lobby hobby or Michaell's Art. I think this cool to useful
Connie on Sep 02, 2020
I have never made soap before. Do you have a tutorial on how to start to finish? Would love to learn how.
Rebecca D. Dillon on Sep 02, 2020
The full recipe can be found here: https://soapdelinews.com/2014/04/loofah-soap-recipe.html Just follow the steps. You can also find more of my melt and pour soap recipes with step-by-step instructions here: https://soapdelinews.com/tag/melt-and-pour-soap-recipe
Would it be possible to melt ready-made bar soaps for these?
Is this why children eat tide pods?