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Soapy Q & A's
The Diva Life
Clean the World
January 31, 2018
Consider all the unused - or partially used - soaps that remain whenever you stay at a hotel. Clean the World is a non-profit organization that co...
Exfoliating to Help Dry Winter Skin
January 24, 2018
Surprise, it's winter! At least in the northern hemisphere anyway. With winter comes drier air, and as a result, drier skin. I rarely have problems...
Thoughts on Copyright Infringement
January 10, 2018
Over the weekend, several soap makers found that their products pictures and descriptions had been posted on another website without permission. I'...
How I Balance Work, Home, and Social Lives
November 15, 2017
Maintaining a balance between all aspects of your life can be a tricky thing to accomplish. I know that I have many different compartments of life...
The Diva Life
Why Handmade Soap?
November 08, 2017
Is handmade soap is really any better than the soap you buy in a store? There are really many ways to answer this question. However, I think the ...
Cosmetics Making Medical Claims
November 01, 2017
We've all seen the ads: this cosmetic whatsit does magical things and whoa it's a miracle! Guess what? Most of those types of claims are actually n...
Lotions and Creams - What's the Difference?
October 25, 2017
Have you ever looked at the various names of things that we use to moisturize ourselves? Lotions, creams, ointments, salves...the list seems to go ...
Finding Time to Relax
October 18, 2017
How many of you actually make relaxation a priority? *crickets chirping* Don't worry, you are definitely not alone. All of us get caught up in our ...
Using Bath Bombs
October 11, 2017
Ever wonder how to use a bath bomb? You're definitely not alone! That's one of the most frequent questions I get when I do markets and events. So ...
Why We Don't Use Palm Oil
October 04, 2017
Did you know that there was a bit of a "controversy" about palm oil? Not just in the soap making world, but everywhere. Why? Well, it's a little...
I Love Doing Markets!
September 27, 2017
So I've got a confession to make. I absolutely LOVE doing markets, craft shows, in-person events, and so on. I love interacting with everyone. Se...
Why Is Handmade Soap So Awesome?
September 20, 2017
I may have gotten a little excited last week when talking about the perceptions people have about “lye soap.” Oops. But it’s something I’m super pa...
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