The Essential Guide to Shipping Handmade Soap, Cosmetics, & Other Bath Goodies

The Essential Guide to Shipping Handmade Soap

One of the scariest parts of opening a soap company tends to be the huge task of shipping handmade soap and cosmetics, but it doesn’t need to be this way! While shipping may seem complicated, if you streamline your processes and have all your ducks in a row, you will easily rock your customers’ expectations […]

Are You Ready for Barcodes? Everything You Need to Know to Decide (And Where to Buy!)

barcodes on a variety of products

Now that we’ve talked about common cosmetic labeling mistakes in regards to regulations, let’s dive into some other packaging and labeling areas: bar codes! The full-time job I quit to start Amathia Soapworks was an inventory management & vendor liaison position in the grocery industry, which gave me a leg up in the world of product-based […]

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

Feminine Face & Body Soap Duo from the now defunct Amathia Soapworks

Once upon a time, I worked freelance as a graphic designer, and my first introduction to cosmetic labeling was actually a client instead of my own company. While this gave me a heads-up on understanding the regulations early, it didn’t stop me from making the same labeling mistakes over and over. Luckily, it was easy […]

DIY Design: What’s the difference between RGB and CMYK?

CMYK Color Mode

If you choose to DIY your design or hire a graphic designer, you might be a little confused about print and web specifications. When it comes to design, there are many different color modes available, most applications use either RGB or CMYK. It’s highly important for a graphic designer (whether that’s you or someone you hire!) […]

Eco Friendly Shipping: Eco Enclose Shipping Supplies

Y’all know how important it is to me to keep our products environmentally sound and to reduce my impact on our Earth. Our tag line wouldn’t be “Luxury skincare with your skin (and our planet!) in mind” if I didn’t! One major thing that comes into play with selling online is the astronomical amount of […]

New Soap Packaging: What the Shrink?

We’re slowly converting all our soaps over to new packaging. Yes, I know, I loved the clear PET boxes, too! While they are recyclable, they still require the end consumer to actually have a viable means to recycle them. I know a good percentage of people still do not have easy access to recycling, even […]