Soap or sanitiser? That is the question. It’s certainly one of the many questions being asked in this strange world that we now find ourselves in.
Soap making involves science and art. Whereas art is the fun and exciting part of making soap, it seems that many people feel apprehensive when they see or hear the ‘S’ word (science).
Variety is the spice of life as they say, and spices can certainly bring variety to your soap and a whole lot more too.
When you start out in the wonderful world of soap making there is lots of terminology that you will need to get your head round.
It’s that time of year again when you can’t escape from being bombarded with pink when you are out shopping. It’s everywhere you look and the retailers’ shelves are bulging with pink products.
In a previous blog I shared five frequently asked questions from my soap making courses and as a follow on from that post I am sharing another five frequently asked questions here.
With the current chaos created by Brexit everything is up in the air for many businesses and many areas of law that have given us protection with EU membership are hanging in the balance.
Over the years I have heard many weird and wonderful things about soap making and it’s time to dispel the tall tales that circulate far and wide.
When I started making soap, I wanted it to be completely natural so when it came to fragrance, essential oils were the natural choice. However, even though they are natural they are very powerful oils and should be treated with respect.
It was encouraging to read recent media reports that sales of soap bars increased in 2018 as consumers try to cut down on plastic waste. This is a great piece of news to start the new year.