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Why I'm Closing My Free Facebook Group (Sorry to the 14k Members) news and updates

Shortly after I started Modern Soapmaking, I flung open the doors to my free Facebook group, the Business of Soapmaking with Modern Soapmaking. (We call it BoS for short!)

In fact, according to...

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Find Out How Sweaty Workouts Inspired a Successful Soap Biz making money selling soap news and updates soapmaker success stories starting a soap business

What happens when your sweaty ass boyfriend comes home from jiu-jitsu and wants to get it on?

If you're like most women, you make that stinky man hop in the shower before laying a finger on you....

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The Introduction of the Personal Care Products Safety Act 2019 in the United States Senate news and updates

It's been a while since our last update on cosmetics regulations reform when the Personal Care Products Safety Act in the Senate saw a hearing. Since this year marked a new session of Congress, we...

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Are You in the Know on Cosmetic Regulations Reform? (USA) news and updates

It can be difficult to keep track of what is going on with legislation and regulations on top of the everyday business you already need to look after. More often than not, small biz owners are too...

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Helping Soapmakers Affected by Harvey news and updates

Hurricane Harvey made landfall last Friday, and set records for the amount of rainfall in southeast Texas and southern Louisiana.

If you missed it, here's a brief summary of what has happened. And...

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Announcing the New Owner of Gratitude Soapery (2017) news and updates

The last time I made this announcement, I never thought I would be doing it again!

After three fabulous years of managing Gratitude Soapery, Preston & Tyler have decided to move their lives...

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

Back in March, I put out the call for applications for the perfect Community Coordinator to join the Modern Soapmaking team. This was a unique position in that the person needed advanced soapmaking...

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Essential Oil Calculator Product Categories Explained (+ Updates) news and updates

It's been about a month and a half since the launch of the essential oil calculator,which means it's time for an update! 

Essential Oil Calculator Updates (December 2016)

Changes & Updates...

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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.