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How to Resize a Soap Recipe for Your Mold (U.S. Standard and Metric!) soap science and info

One of the most common questions I receive is how to resize a soap recipe here on Modern Soapmaking to fit a different mold than what is used in a tutorial. To resize a soap recipe, we first...

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Join Jo & Her Botanical Love: Coloring Soap Naturally guest contributors soap science and info

My name is Jo Haslauer, and I LOVE soaping with natural colorants, botanicals and essential oils. I love to infuse herbs for their color, their herbal properties, and to enhance essential...

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Tutorial: Cranberry Pomegranate Elemental Swirl with Gold Mica line guest contributors soap recipes and tutorials

This post comes to you courtesy of Veronica.

When I discovered a Cranberry and Pomegranate fragrance oil at Aussie Candle Supplies, I couldn't resist. Two of my favourite smells combined together!

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A Long Road to Idaho & Back: Soapers + Skoolies news and updates

As you've probably followed along with our little adventure, we've been looking for a school bus for a conversion project as a new home since we arrived in Arizona. We found a potential...

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Blog Your Brand: A 30 Day Challenge Is On The Table! news and updates

I must tell you, the reasons that I love being a member of Indie Business Network just grow by the day, week, month, and year! Recently, I've been hitting a bit of writer's block and this...

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Tutorial: Rainbow Elemental Swirl/Double In-The-Pot-Swirl Soap soap recipes and tutorials

I recently chatted with another soapmaker about all the different types of swirls and their names, and we battled a bit about the difference between the elemental swirl and the ...

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The Great Move of 2015: Oh, Hey, Arizona! news and updates

So far, 2015 has been a total whirlwind! In January, I flew over to California and hosted my first soapmaking bootcamp at The Nova Studio. The bootcamp sold out in just a few short weeks, and I was...

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The Cosmetic Labeling Mistakes I Always Made (Are You Making Them, Too?) starting a soap business

Feminine Face & Body Soap Duo from the now defunct Amathia Soapworks which shows some common labeling mistakes!

Once upon a time, I worked freelance as a graphic designer, and my first...

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Tutorial: Goat's Milk, Honey and Avocado Oil Soap guest contributors soap recipes and tutorials

This post comes to you courtesy of Veronica.

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...

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#FM2UReads: April Was On The Money news and updates

In honor of switching it up, I hosted April's #FM2UReads giveaway on Facebook while I was traveling from Missouri to Arizona ("The Great Move of 2015").

First up, what was April's amazingly...

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