Can You Please Everybody?

“I want to make a soap that will be all right for everybody,” a soapmaker recently said to me. She went on to say, “I want a soap that nobody is allergic to and one that nobody will object to any of the ingredients.”

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I’m Just a Hobbyist

I often hear hobbyist who make soap, cosmetics and candles describing themselves as, “I’m just a hobbyist,”  as if their work was less significant than the work of a business owner.  Is a hobbyist less knowledgeable, less skilled  or less significant than a business owner? Of course not! Let us take a look at why.…

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