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Handmade Cooling Penguin Soap with Goat Milk Melt and Pour Base

These cute penguin soaps are incredibly easy to make! They are a perfect homemade craft to add to a gift basket, or a quick and fun craft to make with kids. You could even make a batch to put in your guest bathrooms for holiday visitors.

We used a melt and pour goats milk soap base to make these winter soaps.

Blue mica powder adds a fun color and some shimmer to the soap but is not necessary. You can either change the color of the mica or leave it out.

Adding essential oils makes the soap and your hands smell great!

To keep with the cold penguin theme, we chose cooling essential oils. You can choose whichever essential oil that you would like, such as:

Again, you don’t have to add essential oils, but it does make the soaps more fun!

Finally, you can choose whichever silicone soap molds that you would like. I used penguin silicone molds that I bought at the Dollar Tree. If those are not available, these penguin molds are similar.

How to Make Penguin Soaps

This DIY project makes 16 small soaps. Larger molds will make fewer bars of soap.



Step 1

Cut up the melt and pour soap base into small cubes about 1 inch big.

Step 2

Put the cubes of soap base in a microwave-safe glass container, such as a measuring cup. Melt the soap cubes in 30 second intervals and stir, repeating as often as necessary until the soap is just melted.

Step 3

Add 10 drops of essential oil.

Add the blue mica powder into the soap base and stir together until the mica is thoroughly mixed in.

Step 4

Pour the liquid into silicone soap molds.

Helpful Tip: If you want to prevent any bubbles on the soap, spray the top of the soap with rubbing alcohol after pouring it into the molds.

Allow to sit overnight and harden.

Once hard, gently pop the soaps out of the molds.

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