Is it Time to Upgrade?

When you began your adventure making bath and body products or candles and melts, you probably purchased basic, essential equipment. Perhaps you purchased secondhand, borrowed from the kitchen or improvised. Packaging was handmade, purchased locally or whatever suited the need and appealed to your senses. It was all well and good and time spent was…

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Why Weigh Soap and Cosmetic Ingredients?

Have you ever searched the internet for cosmetic formulas? A search for nearly any product turns up more variations than we can try in a year, perhaps more. The question is, of course, are they good? Will they provide the results we hope for? Are they well researched and written?  Although many factors determine a…

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What is the Difference Between a Cosmetic and a Drug?

We love the products we make. We love them so much that we want to share with our friends and family. Some eventually decide to sell to the public, and that is where the trouble often starts.

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ALL ABOUT THAT BASE: SHOULD YOU USE COSMETIC BASES?

Six Tips to Help You Decide Should you buy cosmetic bases or should you make every product from scratch? It is a complicated question, and both options offer distinct advantages. Here are six tips to help you decide if you are really all about that base or you are a from-scratch kind of maker.  

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