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What Fatty Acid Profiles in Soapmaking Are the Most Popular? soap science and info

Back when I wrote how to create the absolutely best soap recipe ever, I had no idea the post would become so popular.

My biggest piece of advice in that article, however, is to learn your...

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Tutorial: Brilliant Plumeria Soap (In-The-Pot Swirl Using an Accelerating Fragrance) guest contributors soap recipes and tutorials

This post comes to you courtesy of Veronica!

Have you ever wanted to do a complicated swirl with an accelerating fragrance? Me too, all the time.

I've found the best way to do this is with an...

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What Method of Soapmaking is Right for You? soap science and info

I recently received an inquiry from a lovely reader (I'm waving if you are reading this, PM!) about what method of soapmaking is the best one to get started with. And as all my perfectly amazing...

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Getting Alternative Funding for Your Soap Company making money selling soap starting a soap business

One of the most common emails I get in my inbox is along the lines of "I have $50, how do I start my business?" or "I can't afford the bigger soap molds I need to increase production, help!"...

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Welcoming a New Addition to Modern Soapmaking: Meet Veronica news and updates

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...

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Tutorial: Rainbow Ombré Soap with Bramble Berry's LabColors soap recipes and tutorials

I've been wanting to harness the powers of bleeding soap colorants for sometime now, so I decided to snag myself a set of Bramble Berry's LabColors to create a stunning rainbow ombré soap.

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It's the End of the Central Soapers Workshop (Here's Why) news and updates

I've been stewing on a major decision... And I'm finally ready to share... Oh my.

(Before we get to that, here's your earworm. Yum, REM.)

In 2012, I was a little cranky about all the soapy...

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#FM2UReads: In February, Love is in the Air - or is it? news and updates starting a soap business

Throughout 2015, I'm giving away my favorite books that have helped shape me as an entrepreneur. One lucky duck snagged REWORK in January (which I highly recommend if you missed it!), so let's hit...

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Everything's Better in Cali (New Soapmaking Classes + eBook Retail Partner!) news and updates

You may or may not know it, but I was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ, even though I currently call Kansas City, MO home... there's something about the west coast that is always calling my name!

In...

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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.