What to do while you shelter at home You might be filled with anxiety these days either trying to avoid Covid-19 or counting the income you are losing by not working since shows are cancelled. You might also be dealing with working from home with a houseful of kids. Unless you are an essential worker, … Continue reading What Should I Do?
A little lecture on learning
Soap shaming. Have you been a victim? Are you guilty? Soap shaming is the practice of berating other soapmakers regarding their practice or ingredients of choice. Of course, this practice involves several hot topics (and other products), as well. They include, but are not limited to: Melt & pour Palm oil Animal products Fragrance oils … Continue reading Soap Shaming
Far too often, I read, “This is a dumb question, but. . .” Why do we do this? Is it that the answer to the question is truly obvious or could be found with the least bit of research? Or is the person asking afraid they will be chastised by others? I don’t know, but … Continue reading This Is A Dumb Question, But…
“I gave soap (insert any handmade product) to my family and no one will use it. Why don’t they like my products?” Nearly everyone I know makes the same complaint. Why, indeed? Let’s look at some of the reasons they might not like what you make. The product is poorly made or presented. No, it’s … Continue reading Five Reasons Others May Not Like Your Soap