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Using Hot Process Soapmaking for Production Soaping guest contributors soap science and info

This article comes to you courtesy of Molly.

Like many of you, I learned how to make soap using the cold process method. My soap story actually started with a large jar of coconut oil that I wanted...

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10 Surprising Facts About My Soapmaking History & Philosophy soap science and info

When I teach soapmaking classes and workshops, I always share little tidbits about my soapmaking that surprise students because they don't tend to follow the norm for soapmakers. I like to share...

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An Unfortunate Tale of Intellectual Property Theft: How to Protect Yourself starting a soap business

Intellectual property theft is a common and unfortunate issue that online business owners deal with, and many don't know how to handle it when they come across their content (whether it's images,...

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Updated: Lather Lovers Additive Tests, One Year Later! soap science and info

In 2012, I participated in the Lather Lover's Additive Testing swap on the Dish Forum, hosted by the fabulous Shannon of Scenter Square. I kept the samples from the testing for a couple years...

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Pure Soapmaking is the Perfect Companion for Natural Soapmakers (& I Want to Hand You a Copy!) news and updates soap science and info

When I found out Anne-Marie Faiola was working on a follow-up to her uber popular soapmaking book, Soapcrafting, I about died from excitement. 

I chatted with Anne-Marie about how the new book...

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Tutorial: Spring Fling Layered Soap with Soap Shred Embeds soap recipes and tutorials

After creating Swatch Mania! and More Swatch Mania!, I had tons and tons of little sample swatches of solid colored soap. Naturally, I shredded them to bits using a Salad Shooter, and stored them...

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Video: Rainbow Clyde Slide Soap Recipe & Tutorial soap recipes and tutorials

Over the last year, I've fallen behind on all the trendy and new soap design techniques introduced into the soapy wild by talented soapmakers! The clyde slide soap design technique popularized by ...

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Marketing Made Easy: Help Your Customers Fall in Love (February 2016 Challenge) promoting your products

Having a hard time marketing your products to your customers? Want to crank out some easy content to rock your marketing world? Let's spice it up, and add a little incentive with the Marketing Made...

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It's not enough to be "not racist."

We must do better.

We must be actively anti-racist in our professional and personal lives to change how society works. Black soapmakers, Indigenuous soapmakers, and soapmakers of color deserve an equal opportunity to live freely, make money, and follow their dreams. Read our anti-racism pledge, see what we are doing, & find out how you can join us in closing the gap.

Learn more about our commitment to anti-racism in business.