- NOTE: If you are making these products for sale, good manufacturing practices recommend you wear a hairnet, gloves and a mask. We also recommend a clean apron.
- Weigh 2 oz. of clear soap and place in glass bowl. Heat in microwave for approximately 10 seconds.
- Add brown liquid pigment until desired color is reached.
- Using a dropper, place colored soap in paw prints of mold. Allow the soap to harden.
- Using a soap slicer, cut 1 lb. of oatmeal soap into 1-2 inch pieces. The soap slicer is dull and perfect for this project.
- Place soap in 64 oz. glass pyrex bowl and microwave for about 1.5 minutes. Remove from oven and stir until completely melted.
- Measure 1 tablespoon fragrance and add to soap. Mix well. Do not add color. Allow the soap to remain it's natural oatmeal color.
- Spritz paw prints with a fine mist of rubbing alcohol. This will ensure the oatmeal soap will stick to them once the soap hardens.
- Carefully pour oatmeal soap into mold. Spritz the top of the soap with alcohol to diminish any bubbles.
- Let the soap harden.
- The soap is ready to use after unmolding. If you plan to sell your soap, wrap it immediately. Options are plastic wrap, shrink wrap or cello bags. Proper packaging keeps the fragrance strong. Don't forget to label the soap to complete the package. Label according to FDA cosmetic label guidelines.