Shea Butter Melt & Pour Soap Base is vegetable based melt and pour soap base, used for the manufacture of opaque soap bars.
The ideal starting point for creating handmade soaps, create a wide range of beautiful products. Simply combine colour and fragrance to tailor your soaps. These pre-made soap bases eliminate the ‘saponification’ process – so all you need to do is melt, mix, and pour to create a wide variety of different finished products.
- No animal origin/ Fatty acid
- Alcohol free
- 100% Vegetarian
- Free alkalinity - Nil
- Excellent Foamy & High Glycerin
- Superior color stability
Ingredients: DM Water, Sodium Stearate, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Laureth Sulfate , E171, Shea Butter, Sodium Cocoate, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Sorbitol, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Gluconate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Disodium Etidronate.
| It’s so easy to create a simple Soap Bar. To create your very own set of handmade soap bars, here is what you’ll need:
Melt & Pour soap base – slice into meltable chunks
- Fragrance if you wish
- Add dried botanical if you wish
- A soap mould and slicer
- Microwave / double boiler
Open / cut - Determine amount of melt and pour soap base needed for your project. Carefully slice soap base into smaller cubes, doing this will make the soap easier to handle and melt.
Melt - Heat at melting temperature between 80°C - 90° If you are melting in a microwave, please be careful and keep an eye on the soap as it can bubble over the container. If you are melting in a double boiler on stove Stir between intervals until liquid. gradually heat the soap base ensuring that the soap melts evenly and does not boil and burn. Add water 1-2% for moisture loss while melting.
Mix - Stir in you can use Essential Oils, Fragrances, Colours, Botanicals and Additives. Simply add to the melted soap base, mix gently ensuring that any fragrance you have added is evenly distributed throughout the soap base.
Pour - working quickly, simply pour your soap base into your soap mould. Remove the soap from the mold after it solidifies and pack it in a shrink wrapping paper.