DIY Shimmering Gold Soap

Servings 5


  • 1 pound soap base
  • 1 teaspoon carmine red mica powder
  • 1 teaspoon gold mica powder
  • 1 teaspoon almond oil
  • 15-20 drops essential oil


  1. Over a double boiler melt soap base in a large pyrex cup.
  2. Once soap is completely melted stir in essential oil and red mica powder.
  3. Pour melted soap into soap mold and allow to set for at least 2 hours.
  4. Remove soap from mold and place on a covered work surface.
  5. In a small container combine almond oil and gold mica powder. Add a few drops of almond oil if needed.
  6. Paint gold mica on soap; allow to dry overnight.