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Stephenson Olive Oil Melt and Pour Soap Base
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Product Notice: May 18, 2023: This product was reformulated by the manufacturer without pentasodium pentetate. The change is minimal and will not affect the quality or performance of the soap bases, but the ingredient list on your product labels will need to be updated. 
This change impacts Stephenson M&P soap with batch numbers after 174500. For details on this change, visit Stephenson’s Knowledge Corner: Pentasodium Pentetate

Packed with antioxidants and hydrating properties, olive oil has been known for millennia as a key ingredient in promoting skin health. Stephenson has tapped that historical wisdom to offer this fantastic melt-and-pour soap base, the perfect option for creating a delightful skin-soothing soap. Made with pure virgin olive oil, this is an all-vegetable base that lathers richly and has excellent fragrance lift.

Just getting started on your soap making journey? Check out our tutorial Melt and Pour Soap Making for Beginners.

Ingredients labeled with Batch #174500 or lower: Aqua, Glycerin, Sodium Stearate, Propylene Glycol, Sorbitol, Sodium Laurate, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Oleate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Stearic Acid, Lauric Acid, Pentasodium Pentetate, Tetrasodium Etidronate

Ingredients labeled with Batch #174501 or higher: Aqua, Glycerin, Sodium Stearate, Propylene Glycol, Sorbitol, Sorbitol, Sodium Laurate, Sodium Laurate Sulfate, Sodium Olivate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Tetrasodium Iminodisuccinate, Tetrasodium Etidronate

Learn more about these ingredients on our Melt and Pour Soap Ingredients Defined page

Olive Oil Melt and Pour Soap Base Highlights:

  • Vegetable based
  • 20% of the oils and fatty acids used are from olive oil
  • Fantastic clarity and foaming
  • Maintains solid color stability even at high temperatures
  • Neutral odor provides excellent fragrance lift
  • Conditioning formula

See our complete list of soap colorants.

IMPORTANT - Any time products are used on the skin, it is essential to test for safety. It is your responsibility to test any and all of our products to ensure satisfactory and safe results in your finished product. When adding ingredients to any soap base, do not use candle dye or fragrance oils that are not approved for bath and body use. Please see the individual fragrance page for recommended product usages, and review the IFRA sheets for usage maximums. You can also view soap-safe fragrance changes that have been affected by the IFRA 49 amendment.


Interested in selling your products? Check out a brief overview of labeling guidelines for cosmetics, which includes melt and pour soap, scrubs, whipped bath soaps, and more.

Wholesale Ordering
Check out our wholesale page for more information on ordering soap supplies in bulk or by the pallet.

Made in the UK


Melt Point
122°F (50°C)
Sulfate Free
Detergent Free
Skin Types
Dry, Mature
Prop 65 Warning

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5 out of 5 Stars.
Shea Butter Addition

Could I add Shea butter to this or will it change the consistency as well as affect the drying process? Thank you

3 out of 5 Stars.
Olive oil

I love how olive oil base feels I'm making a few to sell I just wanted to know what caution signs should I put on my labels

4 out of 5 Stars.
Owner: Dragonfly Oasis, LLC.

I love the clarity of the olive oil soap, it makes for a much softer bar than the goat's milk but just a beautiful and versatile.

5 out of 5 Stars.
Love this soap

Mixed with Oatmeal M & P makes an awesome combo. Lather is great.