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Japanese Design Soap: Checkered & Stripped Soap

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Try this lesson after mastering the basics of soap making!
This lesson will teach you how to make soaps with simple Japanese designs.




This lesson will go over how to make soap using multiple colors.

It will widen the scope of your soap making.
With the skills taught in the basic lesson as the base, this will teach you how to make two kinds of soap designs.

The first half of the lesson will be on making checkered soap.

The soap made in the basic lesson had only one plain white color,
but this lesson you will be making designs using two colors.

This will teach you how to prepare for making two colors, as well what to be careful of when pouring two soap bases of different colors into the mold.

This lesson is also the first to use a mold with dividers (※1),
so it will go over key points for pouring soap bases into molds with dividers.

To create beautiful soap designs, it is important to pour in the soap base correctly.
Look forward to learning how to make patterns without mixing the two colors.

The second half of the lesson is on stripped soap,
and will also go over how to make gradient soap.

This lesson will be making pink soap,
but it will go over key points on knowing how much pigment is needed to make a nice gradaient
and how to properly pour the soap base into the mold.



Once you know how to make soap designs with multiple colors, the scope of your soap designs will widen significantly.

Those who do not own molds can use milk cartons as substitutes.
Try making both the mold and the dividers with milk cartons.

Learn these skills and widen the scope of your creations!

Click here to master the basics of soap making.

※1:To make these soap designs, you will need a mold with dividers (Expected to be available for purchase on MIROOM in the near future).
※Other Notices:Sodium hydroxide used for soaps can be purchased at drug stores. You will need your seal and an ID for your purchase in Japan.
Sodium hydroxide is a dangerous chemical. As instructed in the basic lesson, please wear an apron, goggles, gloves, and a mask when making soap.
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