Mini Lemon Poppy Seed Soap Projecthttps://www.brambleberry.com/in-the-studio/projects/melt-and-pour/mini-lemon-poppy-seed-soap-project/PS000099.html
Lemon and poppy seeds are a classic combination. These mini soaps are made with lemon peel and poppy seeds for texture, along with Sweet Meyer Lemon Fragrance Oil for a fresh and tart scent. The 9 Cavity Silicone Guest Oval Mold creates adorable bars that fit perfectly in your hand.
If you want a super scrubby bar or a deeper yellow color, feel free to add more lemon peel powder or poppy seeds. Love the combination of the two? Check out the Lemon Poppy Seed Cold Process Tutorial. It’s made with Lemon Verbena Yankee Type Fragrance Oil and Champagne Fragrance Oil.
These small soaps are perfect for traveling. They also make a great gift – package a few inside a plastic bag for a thoughtful thank you or party favor.
- Skill Level: Beginner
- Time to Complete: 30 minutes
- Kit Yields: 9 soaps
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Mini Lemon Poppy Seed Soap Project
These mini soaps are made with lemon peel powder and poppy seeds for texture, along with Sweet Meyer Lemon Fragrance Oil for a fresh and tart scent.
9 Cavity Silicone Guest Oval Mold
9 oz. White Melt & Pour Soap Base
0.2 oz. Sweet Meyer Lemon Fragrance Oil
1/2 tsp. Lemon Peel Powder
1/2 tsp. Poppy Seeds
99% Isopropyl Alcohol in a Spray Bottle
Chop 9 oz. of White Melt and Pour Soap Base into small, uniform cubes. Place them into a heat-safe container and melt in the microwave using 10-15 second bursts.
Add 0.2 oz. of Sweet Meyer Lemon Fragrance Oil. Use a spoon to fully incorporate the fragrance.
Add 1/2 tsp. of poppy seeds and 1/2 tsp. of lemon peel powder. Stir until all the chunks of lemon peel powder are gone.
Check the temperature of the soap. It’s best to pour around 125-130° F so the poppy seeds don’t fall to the bottom. Once the soap is at the right temperature, pour it into each mold cavity. After each pour, spray with 99% isopropyl alcohol to get rid of bubbles.
Continue until each cavity is full. Allow the soap to fully cool and harden for 2-4 hours, then remove from the mold. Wrap the soap in plastic wrap to prevent glycerin dew. Enjoy.
Photographer: Amanda Kerzman
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