Melt and Pour Soap Base Types

Melt and Pour Soap Base Types

Melt and Pour Soap Base Types

Melt and pour soap bases are the bases which have already gone through the saponification process. Saving your money, time, and from hassle. The saponification process tends to take 4 to 6 weeks. Melt and pour base lets you focus on the customisation aspects where you get to experiment with different fragrances, color, shapes and designs. 

You get to choose the soap base depending on many factors like skin type, skin requirement, and skin conditions. These soap bases are easy to use even for a beginner. You can source the ingredients for melt and pour soap base online from VedaOils. You have to choose a favourable soap base, melt it, add color, fragnance, and pour it into the mold of your choice to create a unique pattern. 

Top 7 Melt and Pour Soap Base

For your convenience we have crafted a list of the top 7 melt and pour soap bases online, so won’t have to go through the trouble of finding which one is suitable for your usage. In the below list, you will get to what makes these soap bases so popular.

  1. Goat Milk Soap Base

Goat milk melt and pour soap base is made from goat milk, which is rich in saturated & non-saturated fats, minerals, vitamins, and proteins. The goat milk soap base is white in color, when colourant is added to the soap base it brings out pastel colors creating a soft look for the soap. It is suitable for body, skin, and even hair. This soap base provides relief from itchy skin and swelling while nourishing the skin. It is suitable for all skin types, especially for dry and matured skin.

  1. Shea Butter Soap Base

Made from the nut of karite tree in Central Africa, shea butter helps strengthen the hair and skin. It provides moisturisation and has properties like vitamins A, E, & F, and fatty acids. Due to its extreme moisturisation properties, it provides relief from dry and irritated skin. Shea butter soap base doesn’t lather due to the natural oils present. If you want to try to make your DIY for the first time, always remember to buy soap making supplies online.

  1. Glycerine Soap Base

Glycerine can be found in all soap bases but glycerine melt and pour soap bases have extra glycerine to formulate a clear base for soap. It is a translucent soap base which can support and create aesthetic designs and patterns. You can add flowers and beads to the clear soap base. Glycerine works as a natural humectant and draws water into the skin making it suitable for all skin types.

  1. Aloe Vera Soap Base

Most of us have used aloe vera in our hair and on our skin as well for its cooling and soothing nature. When aloe vera is added to the soap base it provides the same soothing effect on the skin but with a silky texture and without the messy gel of aloe vera. It is clear and accommodates other colors well. It is loaded with properties like antioxidants, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and minerals. Aloe vera soap is most compatible with combination and acne-prone skins.  

  1. Cocoa Butter Soap Base

For chocolate lovers, we have a cocoa butter soap base made from the same beans as chocolate with a hint of cocoa aroma in it. It creates a creamy leather that soothes the skin and hydrates. This cocoa butter soap base has vitamin E which protects from UV exposure, reduces acne scars, and hyperpigmentation making it suitable for all skin types.

  1. Honey Soap Base

We all know honey is filled with antioxidants, nutrients, enzymes, vitamins, antibacterial, and anti-inflammation agents. Honey soap base has a sweet smell with a light brown to light yellow color. It mildly cleans and exfolates the skin specifically dry skin. Antioxidants protect the skin from free radicals, compatible with all skin types especially dry and mature skin. It maintains the pH balance of the skin promoting healthy and rejuvenated skin.

  1. Castile Soap Base

Castile soap base is made from natural oil present in olive. This melt and pour soap base contains lye which is an essential ingredient in removing dirt and impurities from the skin. Castile soap does not strip the natural oil from the body, it clears the pores. This soap base has properties like antioxidants, antibacterial, and vitamins A & E that help protect the skin from free radicals. It is a versatile soap and easily accessible which creates endless possibilities for fragnance and color.


Imagination is the only limit that can stop you from experimenting with melt and pour soap bases and designs. They are suitable for all skin types be it dry or combination skin making it a fun DIY for an individual or even a great idea for a small business. Everything can be found for all types of soap bases online, from colors to natural fragrances on VedaOils website. It is a great variant for those looking to explore the natural side of skin care needs.