Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe

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Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe

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It’s Candy Cane Season!

Candy Cane season has arrived and I am more than happy to indulge my senses. If it looks, smells, or tastes like a candy cane you can count me in! My waistline might not appreciate all of the treats I am bound to eat this season, but it certainly can’t argue with this fragrant and pretty Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soap Recipe.

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe

Soap Making Is Fun For Everyone

Making homemade soap is not as complicated as you might believe. You can find most of the supplies at a craft store or on Amazon to get started. To make shopping for the supplies easy for you, check out the Amazon links below!

The layered melt and pour soap process is DIY friendly for beginners and older kids. I made this recipe with my teen daughter and she loved helping! When your soap is finished and it is time to put it to use, you are going to be so proud of yourself!

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Candy Cane Soap Makes The Perfect Gift

If you are looking to give thoughtful gifts this year without going for broke, this is the recipe for you. This Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soap is perfect for sharing! You can make numerous bars from this recipe, and cross just as many people off of your shopping list.

Supplies:

  • 1/2 pound melt and pour goats milk soap base cut into cubes (each cube is approx. 1 ounce)
  • 1/2 pound melt and pour clear soap base cut into cubes
  • Peppermint essential oil
  • Candy Cane soap scent
  • Red soap coloring
  • Red cosmetic glitter
  • White cosmetic glitter
  • 2 microwave safe bowls or measuring cups
  • Spray bottle of rubbing alcohol
  • Loaf Soap Mold

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Instructions:

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 1

Step 1: Add 12 cubes of the clear soap base to a microwave safe bowl or measuring cup and melt soap cubes in 30 second intervals, stirring after each until completely melted. Add the candy cane scented oil.

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Step 2: Add 10 drops of Peppermint essential oil to container.

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 3

Step 3: Mix in 1-2 drops of red soap coloring and stir. If color is not what you want, add 1 drop and stir until desired color is achieved.

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 4

Step 4: Add red cosmetic glitter.

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 5

Step 5: Spray bottom of mold with rubbing alcohol to prevent bubbles from forming on the bottom.

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 6

Step 6: Pour in your red soap mixture.

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 7

Step 7: Spray with rubbing alcohol to prevent bubbles from forming on the top. Allow to harden completely before pouring the next layer. Each layer will need more time to dry as they get thicker as you move to the top of the mold. You can tell if the layer is not hardened if you blow on it and you see ripples.

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 8

Step 8: Add 8-12 cubes of the white soap base to a microwave safe bowl or measuring cup and melt soap cubes in 30 second intervals, stirring after each until completely melted. Add candy cane scented oil and 10 drops of the peppermint essential oil.

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Step 9: Add white cosmetic glitter.

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 10

Step 10: Spray red layer of mold with rubbing alcohol. This helps each layer adhere to one another. Pour white soap mix into mold.

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 11

Step 11: Spray top with rubbing alcohol to prevent bubbles from forming. Allow to harden completely before pouring the next layer.

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Steps 13: Repeat steps 10 and 11 for each alternating layer until mold is filled or you have the height you want for your soaps. Allow to harden to least 24 hours. Gently remove loaf from mold and remove soap. Cut soap into 12-1″ bars. Store in an airtight container until ready for use,

Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe

This Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe is the perfect holiday gift that is easy for beginngers and is inexpensive to make.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time10 mins
drying time24 d
Total Time24 d 15 mins
Keyword: #christmas, #holidays, beauty, crafts, diy, soapmaking
Yield: 12 soaps
Author: Kelly
Cost: 1

Equipment

  • Loaf Soap Mold

Materials

  • 1/2 pound melt and pour goats milk soap base cut into cubes
  • 1/2 pound melt and pour clear soap base cut into cubes
  • Red soap coloring
  • White pearlescent mica coloring
  • Red cosmetic glitter
  • White cosmetic glitter
  • Peppermint essential oil
  • Candy Cane soap scent
  • Spray bottle of rubbing alcohol
  • Loaf Soap Mold
  • 2 microwave safe bowls or measuring cups

Instructions

  • Add 8-12 cubes of the clear soap base (this depends on how thick you want each layer to be) to a microwave safe bowl or measuring cup and melt soap cubes in 30 second intervals, stirring after each until completely melted. Add 1 teaspoon of candy cane soap scent.
    Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 1
  • Add 10 drops of Peppermint essential oil to container.
    Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 2
  • Add 1-2 drops of red soap coloring and stir. If color is not what you want, add 1 drop and stir until desired color is achieved. (Keep track of how many drops you use so each layer is the same color!)
    Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 3
  • Add 1 teaspoon of the red cosmetic glitter to container and stir. Add more glitter as desired.
    Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 4
  • Spray bottom of mold with rubbing alcohol to prevent bubbles from forming on the bottom. Pour red soap mixture into mold. Spray with rubbing alcohol to prevent bubbles from forming on the top. Allow to harden completely before pouring the next layer. Each layer will need more time to dry as they get thicker as you move to the top of the mold. You can tell if the layer is not hardened if you blow on it and you see ripples.
    Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 5
  • Add 8-12 cubes of the white soap base (this depends on how thick you want each layer to be) to a microwave safe bowl or measuring cup and melt soap cubes in 30 second intervals, stirring after each until completely melted. Add 1 teaspoon of candy cane soap scent and 10 drops of Peppermint essential oil
    Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 8
  • Add 1 teaspoon of the white cosmetic glitter to container and stir. Add more glitter as desired.
    Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Steps 9
  • Spray red layer of mold with rubbing alcohol. This helps each layer adhere to one another.
    Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 7
  • Pour white soap mix into mold. Spray top with rubbing alcohol to prevent bubbles from forming. Allow to harden completely before pouring the next layer. Each layer will need more time to dry as the size of the soaps get thicker as you move to the top of the mold. You can tell if the layer is not hardened if you blow on it and you see ripples.
    Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe Step 10
  • Repeat steps 1-9 for each alternating layer until mold is filled or you have the height you want for your soaps. Allow to harden to least 24 hours. Gently remove loaf from mold and remove soap. Cut soap into bars. Store in an airtight container until ready for use,
    Homemade Striped Candy Cane Soaps Recipe

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