This candy cane soap smells just like real candy canes, and is a super easy soap to make yourself. Make a large loaf of this recipe to gift to friends and family this holiday season!
This simple melt and pour soap recipe uses and easy swirling technique to give it the pretty candy cane layers. The addition of peppermint essential oil makes it smell just like the real thing! This one of my favorite soap bars, and is absolutely prefect for holiday gifting.
How do you make candy cane soap?
This candy cane soap recipe is a really simple one, using a melt and pour soap base with a simple swirling technique. You will simply swirl red and white soap base by pouring a little of each at a time. I’ve included detailed instructions for how to do this below.
How much scent do you add to soap?
How much scent to add to your soap is really based on your preference. It’s said that you can use around one teaspoon per pound of soap. That is probably your best bet if you’d like a really fragrant soap.
What can you use to scent soap?
I like to use essential oils or fragrance oils to scent my homemade soap. Some people use coffee or tea to naturally scent their homemade soap loaves too.
What supplies to I need to make this candy cane soap
You will need the following supplies to make this homemade soap recipe, all of which can be shipped right to your house from Amazon.
- Goat’s milk melt and pour soap base
- Red mica powder
- Peppermint essential oil
- Silicone soap mold
- Heat safe measuring cups
- Candy canes
- Wooden craft sticks for stirring
- Spray bottle filled with rubbing alcohol
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