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10 Reasons to Use Handmade Soap

10 Reasons to Use Handmade Soap

1 Ingredients When you buy from an artisan, you can be sure they think about each and every ingredient and it’s role in the final product. No ingredients are added to ‘fill’ the soap. We like to call all our ingredients ‘thoughtful’. 2...
25 March MMTM

25 March MMTM

The 25th prompt from #marchmeetthemaker is about how it is made. I recently did a blog post about the science behind soapmaking so I won’t bore you with all that again. What I will tell you about is the two main methods to make soap. Hot process soap entails adding...
Safe Soap

Safe Soap

When I first thought of selling my soap, I thought it was as simple as making it, popping it in some nice packaging and selling it to someone who thinks it’s great. I have to admit I was quite naïve about it all. It turns out selling cosmetics in the UK/EU is highly...
How soap is made

How soap is made

Back in my university days, I remember sitting in Organic Chemistry thinking about how important it was that I knew all those mechanisms (for those of you who didn’t do organic chem, mechanisms are just ways in which molecules interact with each other). I distinctly...