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Join Jo: How to Use Plant Infusions in Soapmaking guest contributors soap science and info

Great, now I have jars full of pretty plant infusions - exactly what do I do with them? I use them, that’s what!

I love clear bright colors in soap. I used to use mica many moons ago,...

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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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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.

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