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Apple Cider Melt and Pour Soap Project
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Tools and ingredients for apple cider melt and pour soap project

David Fisher
In these days in between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I was thinking about some soap projects that would be festive and appropriate. I was recently inspired by a Melt and Pour Jelly Roll soap project that Anne-Marie Faiola of Brambleberry posted where she used a rolled soap embed to create a whimsical, fun soap.

I took that same principle and applied it to one of my favorite holiday drinks - hot apple cider. I imagined a honey-cider colored base soap garnished with a lemon peel twist and a cinnamon stick. (It could just as easily be cool, iced apple cider too...and perfect for a cool summer soap.)

For this project you'll need:

  • clear melt and pour soap
  • white melt and pour soap
  • liquid glycerin
  • yellow mica
  • brown mica
  • yellow, red and/or orange liquid soap colorant
  • fragrance or essential oil of your choice
  • two small shallow baking pans
  • a log or loaf style soap mold
  • basic understanding of melt and pour soap making
  • small spray bottle of rubbing alcohol
  • thermometer
  • scale, pyrex measuring cups/pitcher, whisks, measuring spoons
Note: While you're putting this soap project together, may I suggest you make one of these real hot apple cider recipes to sip while you're making soap!

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