Can you melt store bought soap?
Regarding this, can I melt soap to remold it?
Grate an existing bar of commercial soap into smaller pieces, melt it, and then remold it. Melt your pieces in water in the top pot of a double boiler or in a microwave. In general, use approximately 1 cup of water for every 2 cups of soap gratings. If using the microwave, take care not to get the soap too hot.
Also Know, can you melt down Dove soap?
For every 4-ounce bar of Dove soap, use 2-cups of water. If you choose to melt the soap in the microwave, heat the chopped pieces for 90-seconds in the microwave until melted. Place the melted or grated soap into the boiling water and bring to a rolling boil.
Fill the saucepan halfway with water and bring it to a low boil. Place the soap shreds in the glass bowl, and the glass bowl on top of the saucepan. The heat from the boiling water will begin to soften and melt the soap. If you are using goat milk soap, add 1 Tablespoon of water for every 2 cups of soap scraps.