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6 Ways to Prevent Holiday Season Burnout and Stress starting a soap business

For most soap company owners, the holiday season is a double-edged sword. It's typically the largest sales season for a lot of small business owners, which means money - yay! On the other hand,...

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Tutorial: Fall Medley Soap with Homemade Apple Cider and Pumpkin Puree guest contributors soap recipes and tutorials

This tutorial comes to you courtesy of Leanna Blacher.

Fall is here!! And with it comes all of the lovely foods and drinks and colors and scents. Why not incorporate fall into a soap? I couldn't...

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Tutorial: Activated Charcoal and Tea Tree Soap Recipe guest contributors soap recipes and tutorials

This tutorial comes to you courtesy of Izza.

You can’t reinvent the wheel but you can definitely take a new spin on it. I love a classic activated charcoal and tea tree soap recipe myself!...

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Is Creamy Lightly Colored Hot Process Goat's Milk Soap Possible? guest contributors soap science and info

This post comes to you courtesy of Molly.

Think goat's milk is just for cold process soapmaking? Think again! Today, we're diving into how to make a creamy hot process goat's milk soap!

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Behind the Scenes of Bringing the Essential Oil Blending Calculator to Life news and updates

For years, I've been wanting to put together an essential oil blending resource for the community, but couldn't manage to spend the time to create it myself. This past summer, I took a...

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Tutorial: Espresso Almond Milk Soap Recipe guest contributors soap recipes and tutorials

This tutorial comes to you courtesy of Izza.

Recently I jumped on the almond milk soap bandwagon and I must say that I am a fan! It’s rich and luxurious, so of course, I had to soap with...

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A Complete Update on the Current Cosmetics Regulation Reform Efforts in the USA news and updates

Over the last couple years, there has been a rumbling in the walls of our legislative bodies when it comes to cosmetics regulation reform in the United States, and it's important for all of us to...

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Tutorial: Vegan Friendly Milk and Honey Soap Recipe guest contributors soap recipes and tutorials

This post comes to you courtesy of Leanna Blacher.

I am not a vegan. But as a chef, I have always wanted to know as much as possible about food, the way it works, and how to make things taste good!...

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Tutorial: Lavender Melt and Pour Soap with Embedded Cubes soap recipes and tutorials

This post comes to you courtesy of Ariane.

Today, I decided to show you the process of making this long time bestseller in my shop: melt and pour soap with embeds! It’s a purple lavender and...

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The Best Soapmaking Supplier(s) in the Country news and updates soap science and info

A few weeks ago, I asked y'all to vote for your favorite soapmaking suppliers in the country and boy, did you respond! Almost a thousand soapmakers cast their votes! We narrowed down the best...

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Tutorial: Rainbow Linear Swirl Soap Recipe with Natural Colorants soap recipes and tutorials

Soapmakers often marvel at all of my rainbow soaps, but often forget that natural colorants can give you a full spectrum of beauty, too! I wanted to show off some rainbow goodness with natural...

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Tutorial: Shaving Soap Recipe with Stearic Acid soap recipes and tutorials

Last year, Veronica shared her palm-free shaving soap recipe, and it's been quite the hit! However, a lot of soapmakers have been requesting two modifications:

  • A wet shaving soap formula with palm...
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