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Great product, but wish it got more liquidy.

I really liked this and it's a hit with kids and adults. It holds the scent way better than regular MP bases. I just wish it got a little more fluid to play around with designs, but I am not unhappy with the product. Huighly recommend it.

Tina from Bramble Berry replies...
I'm so glad your love the Stephenson Jelly Melt and Pour. Though, you're right, because of its jelly consistency it never fully melts down into a liquid like the other MP bases will. If you are using a microwave to melt the soap switching to a double boiler may give you some extra time to work with the soap. You will have more control over temperature and can melt the soap more slowly, you can also try our Double Boiler Maker for that.

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awesome base

totally in love with this base from the moment it was recommended to me. i always thought to make soap jellies on my own I would have to find carrageenan powder and mix with glycerin and do a bunch of other nonsense that seemed overly complicated. nope! this stuff works like a dream! i melt in microwave in 30 second bursts for about 5 minutes, spraying the top with alcohol before and after stirring to kill the bubbles and make sure when it comes time to pour that I always heat for another 10-15 seconds between containers. I wish I could buy this in the 35lb bucket!

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My Favorite

After reading some negative reviews, I was hesitant to buy this product, but I'm glad I did. It's so fun! I melted it in a pot on the stove on low heat. It does take a while to liquefy. I mixed my colors and fragrances together, separately and added them to the mix once it was liquid. Don't stir it too much and don't use a whisk. You don't want to incorporate too much air into the mix. I love this base. It turned out exactly how I wanted.

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Worst base I've ever tried in 15+ years of soaping.

This made me so sad I actually cried. I was really excited to add jellies to my line & even after reading the reviews I tried it. 1st attempt was in the microwave. Heated slowly as suggested but after 20 mins it never liquified enough to even pour, let alone add color or fragrance. I threw that mess out & tried again in a double boiler. After 2 hours it still never liquified!! I recently switched to Brambleberry for all of my supplies & absolutely LOVE them, but this is a SERIOUS failure to have as part of their line. Will never purchase again & recommend no one else waste their time, money or patience. 😢

Tina from Bramble Berry replies...
Because of the consistency of the Stephenson Jelly Melt and Pour it will not melt completely to liquid when heating it up. To see an example of working with this soap and how it looks when melted check out our Creepy Crawly Spider Soap Jellies tutorial.

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Giggly Fun

I purchased this base just to test it out- and the results were super fun. Lathers great and is also great for shaving. Everyone I made soap for with this base raved about how much fun it was. Will definitely be purchasing again :)