Ombre Soap DIY Tutorial
Make your own fun soaps with this easy to follow ombre soap tutorial. Learn how to gradually blend the soap colorant to make this delightful, whimsical ombre soap. Making your own soap is fast, fun and easy. Great for gifts or your own home décor!
Ombre has been pretty big the last few years. Ombré – which means “shaded” in French – is the gradual blending of one color hue to another. The colors can move light to dark or dark to light.
You can choose colors that work best with your home color scheme, or your personal preference. The steps are the same, the colors would just change!
If you are interested in more Ombre crafts, try these:
• DIY Ombre Plant Pot – Dress up your plant pots with an exciting array of colors with this easy, DIY Ombre Plant Pot! Add a touch of whimsy to your garden planter décor.
• Ombre String Art Tree – Make your own whimsical Ombre String Art Tree with this step by step tutorial. Included are several printable tree patterns for you to choose from.
If you are interested in more DIY homemade soap tutorials, try these:
• Make Your Own Orange Creamsicle Soap – This terrific recipe for Orange Creamsicle Soap smells fantastic and feels wonderful on your skin.
• Lavender and Oats Goat Milk Soap Recipe – This soothing recipe of luxurious goat’s milk, hydrating shea butter, and exfoliating oatmeal smells fantastic and feels great on your skin. Treat yourself to a spa-like experience with this wonderful Lavender and Oats Goat Milk Soap Recipe.
• Rose Petal Soap Recipe – This homemade rose soap recipe incorporates some of the garden’s most beautiful flowers – and my personal favorite – Roses! You will be amazed to learn how easy it is to make homemade soap with rose petals and buds.
• DIY Peppermint Soap Recipe – The wonderful and invigorating peppermint scent will wake you up in the morning!! Remember, you control the ingredients, so you know exactly what is in the soap you are making and using.
• Snowflake Soap – Make your own Snowflake Soap! Perfect for the holidays or winter season, these decorative snowflake soaps are highly customizable. Changing the scent really is easy in soapmaking. I love making soap. it is wonderful to customize the scents, the colors, and really make great seasonal soaps to use at home or give as gifts.
• Mica Bunny Soap DIY – If you have wondered how to make your own soap using mica powder, this mica bunny soap tutorial will show you how. It is much easier to do than you would think, and the colors come out lovely.
Ombre Soap DIY Tutorial Materials:
• Cocoa Butter Block Soap
• Blue Soap Colorant
• Soap Scent (vanilla or your favorite scent!)
• Rubbing Alcohol (and spray bottle if needed)
• Rectangular Soap Mold
• Large Glass Measuring Cup
• Silicone or Wooden Spoon or Stir Stick
Ombre Soap DIY Tutorial Directions:
• Cut your soap block into (approximately) 10 large ice cube size pieces.
• Place your soap cubes into a glass measuring cup.
• Microwave the soap for about 2-3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
• Add a ½ teaspoon of soap scent; mix well.
• Pour a small amount of your white soap into the soap mold(s) just covering the bottom of the soap mold. Freeze for approximately 10 minutes.
• Now mix a drop of blue colorant to your measuring cup and mix well.
• Pour the same amount of light blue soap into the soap mold(s) on top of the solid white soap, freeze again for 10 minutes.
• Mix another drop of blue colorant in, pour onto your light blue and freeze again for 5 minutes.
• Keep repeating the add a drop of blue colorant steps until your soap mold is full. You’d like the top color to be your deepest color.
• Spray the top of the soap with rubbing alcohol to remove any bubbles. Freeze for about 30 minutes to ensure your soap has hardened.
• Carefully stretch the sides of your mold and push up on the bottom to remove your soaps.
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