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
Ah, those New Year’s resolutions, they make us jolly in January, but are forgotten by February. Did you make new year’s resolutions for 2017 when it comes to soap, bath and body or candles? Do you want to try something new? Start or grow a business? Join a group or association? Whatever our individual goals … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: Make Them And Make Them Happen
A lit candle is a beacon in the darkness and provides the feeling of warmth and welcome. The ambiance becomes cozy, even romantic with its presence. This is the power of a simple candle. Container candles are among the most popular for home and small business enthusiasts, but are they easy to make? You just … Continue reading Considering Container Candles
Unless you specialize in unscented products, fragrance is a vital part of your experience. Therefore, it is important to understand fragrance. If you feel you haven’t grasped what it is all about, you’ll get the short story here. Two main types of fragrance are available —essential oil and fragrance oil. Nature identical oils are sold … Continue reading Do You Fancy Fragrance?
You may work alone, and perhaps you become lonely. When you do talk about your hobby or business, you are met with polite, but feigned interest or a blank stare. What is the answer? Get together! Find others who share your interest. You may be fortunate enough to have friends nearby, but few of us … Continue reading Get Together!