The decorated soaps are succeeding. And not for less. They are beautiful, scented, easy to make, and can help you earn extra income.
To make decorated soaps you have two options: use a ready-made industrialized soap or go to hand-crafted soap. In this case, in addition to having a personalized product and offering you more decorative possibilities, you still gain in quality of life and health, since handmade soaps have far fewer chemical ingredients in the formulation.
Are you willing to learn how to make decorated soaps? So come with us because the post is packed with tutorials, tips and awesome ideas.
How to Make Decorated Soap
As said before, you can opt for a soap sold in the market or one made by your own hands. And as we believe in the strength of "do it yourself" we will teach you a basic and simple soap recipe that can be used for different types of decoration, simply replace elements such as color and fragrance. Write there:
Homemade soap base recipe
- 1 kg of glycerine base
- 60 ml of lauryl
- 60 ml of essence of your choice
- Dye for soap in desired color
- Enamelled pan
- Glass cane
- Forms for soap
How to Make Soap Decorated Step by Step
Chop the glycerin base with a knife and place the pieces in the glazed pan to melt. This process should be done in water bath and the glycerin can not boil. Always stir while the pan is on the fire with the help of the glass stick.
After melting all the glycerin, add the lauryl, the essence and the dye. Thoroughly dilute all the ingredients in the glycerine base. Then pour the liquid into the pans and wait about 24 hours to unmold.
After removing the soaps, cut the burrs with the help of a small knife.
The soaps are ready to receive the desired decoration.
Now if the intention is to create more elaborate soaps, where the decoration is an integral part of the soap, it is possible as well. We have selected some video tutorials for you to learn different ways to make decorated soap. Check out:
How To Make Marbled Soap
The marbled technique is one of the soaps for soap. It creates irregular shapes on the bar from the chosen colors. To finish, you can leave the soap, besides beautiful, very fragrant using the essences that you prefer. Learn this model of soap decorated with the craftsman Peter Paiva:
How to make soap decorated with herbs
The soaps decorated with herbs are beautiful and fragrant, but they have another very special effect: they carry the therapeutic characteristics of the plant used. The tip in this video is to use marigold to make the soap, but you can use the herbs of your choice. Check out the - simple - step by step:
Soap decorated with decoupage technique using napkin
Did you know that you can apply the technique of decoupage in soaps? That's right. From napkins it is possible to apply the decoupage in industrialized or handmade soaps. It's up to you. Watch the video below and be surprised how simple it is to make soap decorated with napkins:
Perfumed basket made with soap decorated with ribbons
Satin ribbons are the big star of this type of soap decoration. This is even an excellent suggestion of birthday party favors, baby shower, cooking tea or wedding. Check out the video with the step by step:
Tips for Making Soap Decorated
- Use only essences and dyes suitable for soaps to avoid allergies. These products are easily found in specialty shops;
- You can choose to use three different types of glycerinated base: white, transparent or pearlescent. Everything will depend on the effect you want to give the soap;
- There are several molds for soaps and you can use those that match your proposal. For example, for a baby shower use pacifier cups, pushchairs or slippers. Also remember that you can opt for silicone or acetate molds, and silicone ones have a much higher value;
- Combine colors and essences. If the proposal is a passion fruit soap, for example, use a yellow dye and the essence of the fruit;
- Laurel is not a must in the soap formula. It only serves to increase the amount of foam. One tip for having too much foam and using the minimum of chemical components is to opt for a base of vegetable origin, such as those of babassu coconut, the ingredient naturally produces foam;
60 ideas of soaps decorated for you to use as a reference
With recipes, tips and step-by-step hands it is easier to start your homemade savory. While some pictures of decorated soaps would also help a lot, would not they? So do not waste time and be inspired by the selection of photos below:
Picture 1 - It looks like a cake, but it is decorated soap; to achieve this effect throw the dried flowers after pouring the soap into the form.
Picture 2 - A suggestion to gift: soaps decorated in medicine format; use a stamp for soap to form the letters.
Picture 3 - Soap decorated with three layers of colors; do not worry about the cut, the idea here was to leave it well to natural even.
Picture 4 - Smelling Lavender Balls: The tip here is to use the soap to perfume drawers and cabinets.
Picture 5 - Remember or not remember those desserts made with colored jellies?
Picture 6 - Soap and massager together; in specialized stores you can find molds in this format.
Picture 7 - How about a druse of soap? You can recreate crystals, amethysts and citrus.
Image 8 - If you use soap as a party favors, use the colors of the decoration on it
Picture 9 - Simple of everything: soaps in format of estrelinhas; the white color is obtained with the glycerinated base.
Picture 10 - Simple of everything: soaps in format of stars; the white color is obtained with the glycerinated base.
Picture 11 - Soap decorated for the lovers: the technique here was the decoupage.
Picture 12 - It is not very fluffy these sabonetinhos in format of cactus ? And it has all the colors!
Picture 13 - Flowers, flowers and more flowers! All of soap.
Picture 14 - Transparent glycerine leaves the decorated soap more delicate.
Picture 15 - For the children to have fun in the bath: bet on transparent soaps with toys inside.
Picture 16 - A beautiful and fragrant little birthday party for children's birthday party.
Image 17 - Colorful and printed: a handmade soap to use, sell and give.
Picture 18 - It is good to warn that this slice of cake is not to eat, because it gives mouth water.
Picture 19 - Rectangular and colored bars of soap packaged as if they were bullets.
Picture 20 - Wedding souvenir: handmade soaps hand-cut and packed with custom paper, that's all!
Picture 21 - Hearts with buttons: very cute this idea of soap.
Picture 22 - A little glitter to make the bath brighter, literally.
Image 23 - Looking for something for the male audience? How about this idea: soap decorated chess with essential oil of rosemary; the herb is great for taking care of the skin while shaving.
Picture 24 - Stamps for soap can be bought ready or you can do it yourself.
Picture 25 - Ice cream of soap? What a wonderful idea!
Picture 26 - Eggs in soap format: you can do everything with this material.
Picture 27 - And you can form sentences with them too.
Picture 28 - Soaps decorated of heart in two colors.
Picture 29 - A smooth and harmonious color gradient for handmade soap.
Image 30 - The super heroes of comics could not stay out; and do not think it's hard to do, just have the right shape.
Picture 31 - Look at the marble effect there! Is not it pretty?
Picture 32 - A soap inside the other: in this case, the sheets were made first and then inserted into the shape with the other still warm base.
Picture 33 - And these pineapples then? You can leave them in the kitchen perfuming the environment.
Image 34 - A box of "precious" soaps.
Picture 35 - With beach inspiration, these mini soaps are beautiful for decorating and perfuming bathroom countertops.
Image 36 - The jelly candy again, but now in a circular version.
Picture 37 - Hum, watermelon! You can even imagine the smell of those pieces.
Picture 38 - This decorated soap can confuse the most unsuspecting!
Picture 39 - A citric soap decorated with seeds: the balls help to make a smooth and natural exfoliation on the skin,
Picture 40 - Here, all the decorated soaps are the same in shape and color, just the stamp of each one that is different.
Picture 41 - A souvenir easy to do and that will encourage the kids to take a shower.
Picture 42 - For a soap decorated with a more rustic and natural look, invest in packages with brown paper, raffia or jute .
Picture 43 - Write something on the decorated soap; can be your name, the date of the party or what most suits the occasion.
Image 44 - Soap decorated with unicorn using decoupage technique with napkin.
Image 45 - soap feet decorated for the baby tea .
Picture 46 - The joke goes forming after every decorated soap is used.
Picture 47 - If you do not have heart shapes, use a mold to cut the soap after it has dried.
Image 48 - Decorated flower soap in two colors
Image 49 - Hand decorated handmade soap.
Picture 50 - The inspiration here is Christmas.
Picture 51 - Mini watermelons!
Picture 52 - A simple decorated soap can win a new face with a different and personalized wrapping.
Picture 53 - To add value to your decorated soap, place it inside a pretty box.
Image 54 - Irregular colors and shapes in this decorated soap set.
Picture 55 - Soap decorated in pumpkin format has to carry orange dye.
Picture 56 - Or if you prefer to break this association and follow the opposite path, as in these image soaps, with mint aroma, but colored in red.
Image 57 - Cute teddy bears! You can even use it.
Image 58 - And a mermaid syrup, does it please?
Image 59 - Christmas pine trees made with glycerin soap and decorated with glitter.
Image 60 - A little watermelon to decorate the bathroom.