How to Make The Best Wet Shaving Soap (Recipe Included)

no palm shaving soap lather

Shaving soap. It’s a big deal in the world of wet shavers, and now, having made it, I can see why. I ran into some issues when I first started to research shaving soap. Stearic acid is considered to be one of the best ingredients to use at high percentages in a shaving soap – […]

Tutorial: Cranberry Pomegranate Elemental Swirl with Gold Mica line

When I discovered a Cranberry and Pomegranate fragrance oil at Aussie Candle Supplies, I couldn’t resist. Two of my favourite smells combined together! I immediately began design planning: green, white and red just seemed a logical choice. Now, elemental swirls! I didn’t know that’s what they were called until I read Kenna’s Rainbow Elemental Swirl […]

Tutorial: Goat’s Milk, Honey and Avocado Oil Soap

Everybody loves a goat’s milk soap. With all the good press goat’s milk has been getting lately, I figured it was time to venture into a few goat’s milk soaps. Milk soaps aren’t new to me, so I was quietly confident nothing would go wrong. However, then I had to try and source some goat’s […]

Tutorial: All Natural Cucumber And Yogurt Soap

I’ve been dabbling in a few all natural soaps lately. Say it isn’t so! I can hear you crying, but it’s true. I have. I have some regular customers who are allergic to fragrances and so I like to keep a select range of fragrance free soaps in stock. Cucumber and yogurt go together perfectly. […]

Welcoming a New Addition to Modern Soapmaking: Meet Veronica

Veronica Foale Essentials Plumeria Soap

With the upcoming massively huge lifestyle change I’m making, I’ve come to the harsh (but absolutely honest) realization that I won’t be able to bring as many soapmaking tutorials and recipes to you all as I want to. Over the last year, I’ve grown to focus on the business side of soapmaking with mentoring and […]