Skin Nourishing Blend Melt and Pour Soap Base

Skin Nourishing Blend Melt and Pour Soap Base

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Our Skin Nourishing Blend Melt and Pour Soap Base is made with extracts of Nettle, Chestnut root, Burdock root & Oats. These herbs are known for their ability to soothe and heal irritated skin.

Melt and Pour Soap Bases are easy to work with, but it is important that you use care when heating them. We recommend using a double boiler to gently heat the base, and stir frequently. Don't leave the base heating on the stove after it's fully melted or it may dry out and form a skin.

SLS Free.

Ingredients: Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Sodium Cocoate, Sodium Myristate, Sodium Laurate, Sodium Stearate, Sorbitol, Nettle Extract, Chestnut Root Extract, Burdock Root Extract, Oat Extract, Purified Water.

Origin: Canada
Typical Shelf Life*: 1 - 2 Years

*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.

Discontinued: This product has been discontinued and is no longer available. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Customer Ratings and Reviews

Average Rating: 4 stars  

Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Susan

Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Location: Sarasota, FL

Comments: Very gentle on the skin. Blended with pinas colada plant based fragrance. I love this.

Rating: 4 stars 4 out of 5

Reviewed By: Joyce

Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Location: Winter Haven, FL

Comments: I purchased this to make soap for my friend with skin problems. I have used this in the past and had no problems. But for some reason it seems to be all sweaty. It has some what of a film on it. I'm going to try to wipe it off snf them shrink wrap it. Hopefully it will be o.k. I thought this was strange.

FNWL Response: Joyce, soaps that are rich in glycerin can sometimes sweat, especially in humid conditions (I notice from your location that you live in Florida). Glycerin attracts moisture. That's why soaps containing glycerine help to retain moisture in the skin. I've never tried it myself, but I've heard that the best way to remove sweat is to put the soap under a heat lamp. Alternatively, make fresh soap, keep it in airtight packaging and if you can where you are in FL, keep it out of humidity.

Rating: 1 stars 1 out of 5

Reviewed By: Jasmine

Posted: Thursday, February 24, 2011

Location: Gary, IN

Comments: This soap base is absolutely awful. I just wish I had tested it BEFORE I ended up wasting active ingredients. It has NO lather what so ever and is soft. I noticed the softness before use but I didnt think it would be a problem because I was going to add a little steric acid anyway. I went through hell with this soap base. I remade and remade this soap trying to eitherit to harden or to adjust the lather because there WASNT ANY! finally gave up! What a complete waste of time, money and ingredients. After all of this I actually cut of piece of the MP Soap block & tested with warm water/sponge and warm water/face towel. I kid you not when I say this stuff had NO LATHER at all. On a scale of 1-10 the lather was a -1. A few watery bubbles & thats it

FNWL Response: Jasmine, our staff has carefully doublechecked our Skin Nourishing Blend M&P Base and finds that it lathers as it should for a non-SLS melt & pour soap base. Please do not expect it to lather as prominently as commercial detergent bars that use chemical lathering agents. From your description, it sounds like you might be overheating the base. Overheating, reheating or microwaving soap bases at high heat will ruin the lather and make the soap brittle. We strongly encourage you to heat the base at very low heat for only as long as it takes to melt the soap. Using a double boiler or double boiler insert is ideal. Additionally, adding stearic acid can affect the lather. Stearic works well in CP soap but can affect a melt & pour base.

Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Benita

Posted: Thursday, November 4, 2010

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Comments: This is the best to add to any other base or to use on its own. Chamomile essential oil is and ULTIMATE addition.

Total Number of Ratings: 5
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