Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Dry Skin Care Products

With so many skin care products on the market it often gets difficult to decide what to use.  Everyone has different skin, dry, oily, sensitive, young and aging. You can choose from many creams out there that claim to help … Continue reading

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Essential Oils that are safe for Dogs

With more people becoming interested in using natural products and essential oils being one of them, it’s important to remember than not all essential oils are safe for dogs. As a pet owner it’s important to know which ones are … Continue reading

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Soapwort – also known as Bouncing Betty

The soapwort in my rock garden is starting to flower.  This is one of my favorite flowers, not only is it beautiful and flowers from June to September, but it has many uses. Soapwort (Saponaria) has been know for thousands … Continue reading

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Reduce Inflammation Diet

Can changing your diet really help to reduce inflammation?  Yes it can, but be aware of other problems that can occur.  Maybe not for everyone, but when removing one thing from the body it can react and cause other problems … Continue reading

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Soap Making Terms

Have you ever been confused by the many soap making terms and abbreviations that are mentioned on websites or in recipes. Well here is a pretty good list of abbreviations and terms to help you through.

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Naming your Soap Company – what is a good name?

So you have decided to start your own soap company and now you need a name.

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Christmas Craft Fair – just some thoughts as I’m packing

Getting ready for those Christmas Craft Fairs and thought I’d would share some thoughts as I’m packing my stock.

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What is Glycerin?

What is Vegetable Glycerin? Vegetable glycerin is a thick liquid similar to the thickness of maple syrup; it is produced using plant oils. Most often the plant oils used to produce vegetable glycerin are Palm, Coconut and Soy.

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The Farmers Market – Selling your Soap

Selling your Soap at your local Farmer’s Market How to become a Vendor Most Farmers Markets have an application form you will need to fill out.  Usually there will be a membership fee to pay and the fee for your … Continue reading

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Itchy Skin? Can Natural Soap help itchy skin?

I can speak from personal knowledge on how terrible it is to suffer from itchy skin, having suffered from Eczema I can remember times I’d be so itchy and miserable. Growing up at home our soap was Irish Spring.

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