Glitter for melt and pour soap making

Can Biodegradable glitter be used in melt and pour soap?

Biodegradable glitter is a great option to add sparkle and shine to your melt and pour soap


What is Biodegradable Glitter?

Biodegradable glitter is a type of glitter that can be used in soaps and other personal care products. It's made from natural materials, such as onion powder or bamboo. The main benefit of using biodegradable glitters is that it won't cause harm to the environment once they're thrown away after use.

How to Use Biodegradable Glitter in Melt and Pour Soap

Biodegradable glitter is a great way to add some sparkle to your soap. It's also biodegradable, which means it will eventually dissolve in water and not clog up drains or oceans. these glitters can be added to the melt and pour soap and mixed in, or placed on top as a decoration.
if you're wanting sparkles throughout the soap, you may consider mixing in the glitter to the hot melt and pour soap. Although it is made from plant fibers, Star Sprinkles, biodegradable glitter will maintain its color, shine and shape in the hot melted soap. It is recommended to melt the soap, mix in the biodegradable glitter and then pour into the mold. Work quickly and scrape your pour container. For optimal shine and glitter integrity, it is not recommended to reheat and remelt soap base with the biodegradable glitter already mixed in.
For maximum sparkle, consider dusting your melt and pour soap top with biodegradable glitter.
The best way to use this type of application is by adding it after a skin forms on top of your soap. This keeps the particles from sinking down into the soap itself before they have time to dissolve. you can add a hint of sparkle or completely cover the top. Its up to you.

 Tips for Working with Biodegradable Glitter

* Avoid overloading soap with glitter when the soap is still very hot. This can cause all of the glitter to sink to the bottom.
* if mixing the glitter into the entire soap project, Make sure the glitter is evenly distributed throughout the soap.
* Test out different colors, finishes and sizes of biodegradable glitter. There are so many combinations to make your melt and pour soap creations unique.

Benefits of Using Biodegradable Glitter in Soap

Biodegradable glitter is safe for sensitive skin and the environment. It's non-toxic, so it won't irritate your skin or affect the health of your family members. It's made from natural materials instead of plastic, which means that it will break down quickly when exposed to water and sunlight (instead of taking hundreds of years).

 Where to Buy Biodegradable Glitter

The easiest way to buy biodegradable glitter is through a reputable retailer. Since biodegradable glitter is not typically found in your local craft store, this means you'll likely have to order online. Star Sprinkles biodegradable glitter has a great selection of colors and sizes, and they can even help you create your own custom mix.
Biodegradable glitter is a great choice to decorate your melt and pour soap creations. 
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