How to make egg-shaped soap

Introduction

How to make soap egg

Egg-shaped soap looks very unusual and amusing. People who will receive it as a gift will be happy for sure. Making one is very easy; even a child can do it.

You´ll need

  • White soap base
  • Essential oil or cosmetic perfume
  • Sweet almond oil
  • Yellow cosmetic dye

Steps

  • How to make soap egg

    Cut the soap base and allow it to melt using a water bath method.

  • How to make soap egg

    Pour off a small amount of soap base and add yellow dye to it.

  • How to make soap egg

    Pour the yellow soap base in a small round mold; this will be the egg yolk. You can place it inside the refrigerator so that the soap will turn solid faster.

  • How to make soap egg

    Add sweet almond oil in the melted white soap base, which will help in skin care while taking a bath. You can add 1 teaspoon of almond oil for every 3.53 oz (100 grams) of white soap base.

  • How to make soap egg

    Add your favorite essential oil or cosmetic perfume in the white soap.

  • How to make soap egg

    Pour the melted white soap in the egg mold. Leave about 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) from the top of mold.

  • How to make soap egg

    If air bubbles appear on the soap base’ surface, sprinkle some alcohol to remove them.

  • How to make soap egg

    Wait until the formation of a thick film on the surface of soap, which can carry the yolk.

  • How to make soap egg

    Sprinkle the soap with alcohol and place yolk at the center.

  • How to make soap egg

    Fill up to the top with the melted white soap. That’s why we left 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) from the top of mold in previous steps.

  • How to make soap egg

    Leave the soap until it become solid and then remove it from the mold.

  • How to make soap egg

    The egg-shaped soap is now ready for use.

  • How to make soap egg

    To make the flavor stay longer and for the skin not to dry, wrap the soap in plastic wrapper or bags especially made for soap packing.

Warnings

  • Picking a stable yellow dye is very important to prevent coloring of the white part.
  • Choose cosmetic fragrances that will not change the color of the soap base (for example vanilla will result to a coloring white soap into the yellow one).

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Comments

  1. Lily 17 October 2013 :

    I was just searching for a present for my friend. I wanted to find something extraordinary and even a bit ridiculous for him, and now I have no doubt what to give him. Thank you for having saved my time and money, Maria!

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