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No buts, no cuts, no coconuts

You've likely been asked before by some of your customers whether or not you have a coconut free soap. And the panic sets in. "I don't even know how to make a coconut free soap... I mean, I know IN THEORY how to make soap without coconut oil, but is it any good??" Don't worry, boo. I gotchu.  Last year I spent quite a bit of time developing a coconut free recipe. I had a few people close to me who either had a sensitivity, or who choose to exclude coconut oil from their skincare or cleansing products. As an added bonus, this recipe actually turned out to be super great for facial cleansing because of how gentle it is. ...

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Q&A - Insta growth, tattoos, canola oil and new business direction - OH, MY!

This post contains affiliate links. If you click one and make a purchase, I will get a small kickback. You are in no way obligated to click anything on this page, but if you do and if you choose to make a purchase, it's a great (and easy) way to support me and my small business.  The following is a transcript from a recorded video, so if it sounds a little more conversational than you're used to from me, that's why. :-) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A couple of weeks ago I put a post up on my stories and Instagram and asked you guys to submit some questions so that I could answer them for you and I got a ton of...

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The Soapmaker's Journal - A Guided Workbook To Help You Discover Your Soapmaking Style and Organize Your Creations

This post contains affiliate links. If you click one and make a purchase, I will get a small kickback. You are in no way obligated to click anything on this page, but if you do and if you choose to make a purchase, it's a great (and easy) way to support me and my small business.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you're anything like me (and the millions of soapmakers out there) you're desperately trying to balance the creative side of soapmaking with the organizational skills needed to run a business or a social media following. Sounds familiar? Well, then read on! I've got a treat for you :)  One fateful night, many months ago, I woke up at 2am sort of like...

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Rid Your Kitchen of Unnecessary Plastic by Making Solid Dish Soap

This post contains affiliate links. If you click one and make a purchase, I will get a small kickback. You are in no way obligated to click anything on this page, but if you do and if you choose to make a purchase, it's a great (and easy) way to support me and my small business.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Making Solid Dish Soap is a super easy way to create a plastic-free alternative to traditional dish soap. No more plastic bottles and squeezing onto a sponge. Now you can swirl a brush onto your solid dish soap (devoid of plastic, btw) and lather up to your heart's content.  If you're a soapmaker, you probably already have the ingredients for this recipe. It's...

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The perfect couple... hanging out on a deck?

Do you remember when you were in high school and there was that one *perfect* couple? (If not, just imagine yourself in the movie Sixteen Candles and follow me for a sec, mkay?)This pair of soaps is that couple. First, we have the Beach Babe. This bar smells like sunscreen and flowers. The only way she could be more. Sexy is if she were wearing a red bikini 👙 and surfacing from a pool a la Phoebe Cates Second, the Handlebar Moustache. Either you want to be with him, or you want to be like him (and demonstrate his prowess over facial hair 🧔lol) He smells like Caribbean Teakwood. Lastly, and CERTAINLY not least importantly, SOAP DECKS ARE AVAILABLE!! OMggggg...

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