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April 02, 2019

Bring your skin to life with this exfoliating coffee soap! Stunning slices of melt and pour coffee soap. Made especially for high impact with loads of interesting ingredients. Using Himalayan rock salt and coffee grounds, there will be a mild scrub effect. Our simple instructions will assist you getting started.

YOU WILL NEED:


STEP 1

Chop the soap into small chunks, around 2cm square. Separate the soap into piles of the following: 1x 500gm transparent, 1 x 300gm white, 1 x 700gm white

This soap is made in 3 layers, so keep in mind when pouring each layer - it should only be 1/3 of the depth. Any left over soap can be melted later in the project or another time.

transparent and white melt and pour soap

STEP 2

Melt the first 500g transparent soap in a microwave for about 3 minutes, in 30 second blasts to ensure the soap isn't over heated. Alternatively use a double boiler to melt.

Once melted add 1.25ml coffee and hazelnut fragrance

For an in-depth guide on general soap making click Here! 

STEP 3


Pour the melted transparent soap into the mould, sprinkle the rock salt evenly as the soap cools. Once this layer starts to develop a skin sprinkle some coffee grounds on top.

** spray with alcohol between each layer to remove bubbles and also assist bonding.

STEP 4

Melt the 300g of white soap and add on top of the previous layer allowing plenty of time for the previous pour to cool. 

** spray with alcohol between each layer to remove bubbles and also assist bonding.  

STEP 5

Mix the instant coffee and white clay together with some boiling water until a thick paste is formed.

STEP 6

Melt the white soap and add the coffee/clay paste along with the coffee grounds, and 2.5ml coffee hazelnut fragrance.

STEP 7

Pour the coffee soap mix into the mould again allowing the previous layer to completely cool

 

STEP 8

Place in the fridge overnight and cut into slices once removed from the mould.


   



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