Kalahari Melon Glitter Soap

In the heat of the summer, one of my favorite things to do is to bite down into a large slice of cold watermelon. Yum. I can almost feel the juice running down my chin. Watermelon always makes me feel like a kid again. I remember trying to spit those black seeds like my father did. All that happened was they would get stuck to my chin. LOL. I love watching kids eat watermelon and try to spit the seeds. It makes me laugh and reminds me of the carefree attitude I had, doing only task at hand.In all of the years I have been part of this industry, either as a hobbyist or as an employee, I think one of the most difficult scents to do well is watermelon. I love our Kalahari Melon. It makes watermelon young and fun again. This scent reminds me of those summer BBQs as a kid where I stuffed my face with fresh raspberries, strawberries, watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew and cherries. I went home with freckled cheeks and stained lips. LOL. My mother was such a good sport, washing my stained laundry after such events. Come join me in the blog kitchen for a youthful and fun soap!

Collect Needed Items:

Hydrogenated Soy
Coconut Oil
Olive Oil
Kalahari Melon Fragrance Oil
Fire Red Glitter
Soap Bucket


Recipe in Ounces
6 ounces Hydrogenated Soy
5 ounces Coconut Oil
5 ounces Olive Oil
6 ounces Water
2.2 ounces Lye
.3 ounces Kalahari Melon Fragrance Oil
1 Tbl Fire Red Glitter
Recipe in Grams
170 grams Hydrogenated Soy
141 grams Coconut Oil
141 grams Olive Oil
170 grams Water
62 grams Lye
9 grams Kalahari Melon Fragrance Oil
1 Tbl Fire Red Glitter
Recipe in Percentages
25% Hydrogenated Soy
20% Coconut Oil
20% Olive Oil
25% Water
Q.S. Lye
Q.S. Kalahari Melon Fragrance Oil
Q.S. Fire Red Glitter

Weigh all of the oils into a microwave safe container. Heat gently until liquid. Add the lye to the water to for a lye solution. Mix the oils and lye solution and blend until a light trace is achieved. Add the Kalahari Melon
Fragrance Oil and Fire Red Glitter and mix well. Pour into a mold and allow to sit for 24 hours. Cut the soap. Allow the soap to cure. Longer curing time will result in a harder bar. Enjoy!


Finished Soap
Heated Oils
Mixing Soap
Adding Glitter
Adding Fragrance Oil
Mixing Soap

Pouring Soap into Mold
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Kalahari Melon Glitter Soap, 5.0 out of 5 based on 3 ratings

2 thoughts on “Kalahari Melon Glitter Soap”

    1. Jo Anne,

      I didn’t find the glitter to be scratchy. It is pretty small but if you add enough glitter you might feel it is a little scrubby. 😉

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