Bubble Gumball Soap

This is a fun bar that kids love. You can swap any of the fragrance oils for light sweet kid scents like birthday cake, bubble gum, and sweets. Best when gum balls are made 24 hours before the full recipe.

Information & Details

Bubble Gumball Soap

This soap type is a creative twist on a basic recipe that will make the kids happy with enticing bubble gum colors. First you need to prepare you embeds. These are the little soap pieces that will float like gumballs in your soap and decorate the top. The recipe for the embeds and the bar are the same so first make a batch of gumballs. Set them aside and let them harden for a few hours before you make the soap loaf.

First step: Gumballs

  • Water 7 oz.

  • Lye 3.65 oz.

  • Coconut Oil 9.25 oz.

  • Lard 7.5 oz.

  • Vegetable Oil 5.75 oz.

  • Olive Oil 7.5 oz.

  • Castor Oil 3.65 oz.

  • Shea Butter 1.25 oz.

  • Mica: pink, blue, yellow, green

Make your batter as you would any cold process soap and separate your amount into four equal parts. Color each part with a different bubble gum color and pour into small silicone molds. You can fill your cupcake molds with each color until you run out. Now, you will let these set for a little while, but you will be still working with them while there soft. When the soap is still soft like a play dough texture you will peel the molds away. With your gloves on, you will break the soap into gumball sizes and roll them into balls. Once these are all rolled up put them aside and allow them to continue drying.

Next, prepare the second half of your batter.

  • Water 7 oz.

  • Lye 3.65 oz.

  • Coconut Oil 9.25 oz.

  • Lard 7.5 oz.

  • Vegetable Oil 5.75 oz.

  • Olive Oil 7.5 oz.

  • Castor Oil 3.65 oz.

  • Shea Butter 1.25 oz.

  • Titanium Dioxide

  • Fragrance: bubble gum 1.5 oz.

Now, make this batter the same way and add your titanium dioxide. Add your fragrance. Once your batter is ready pour just enough to cover the bottom of your bread loaf mold. Now varying your gumball colors place a few in the batter where they will be found in different pieces when the loaf is cut. Cover this layer with another layer of batter. Again add a few more gumballs inside the loaf in various places. Continue to do this layering until all of your batter is poured. Once you are done, use the remaining gumballs to cover the top of your soap as a decoration. Let this harden for 24 hours before you cut. Once cut your soap is ready to use in about 3 weeks after curing.