How much does it cost to make soap?

The cost of making your own soap

How much it costs to make soap depends on the ingredients you are using and where you are purchasing those ingredients.

Handmade Soap

Beautiful Handmade Soap

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Massage and Oil

Homemade bath and massage oils are easy to make and you can scent them with your own favorite essential oils or fragrance oils.  For an all natural massage or bath oil you will want to use essential oils rather than fragrance oils.

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My Best Rosacea Treatment

Treatment for Rosacea

When taking my aromatherapy course I had a friend ask me what the best treatment for Rosacea was and whether I could use essential oils to create a cream for her, I began to do research and came up with the best essential oils to use in a face cream to help with this skin condition.

Rosacea Cream

Essential Oils for Rosacea

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Essential Oil Blends

Essential Oils for Healing

Essential Oil blends can be beneficial with their healing benefits.  Aromatherapy can be incorporated into your daily life, using essential oils that can be healing, soothing and up-lifting.

Natural Essential Oils

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Superfatting Cold Process Soap

What is superfatting soap

Superfatting soap is done to make the soap more moisturizing. To superfat you would add additional oil to your recipe at the trace stage, by doing this the oil will not get saponified and will free float in the soap, giving a more moisturizing and gentle bar of soap. Continue reading

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Whipped Shea Butter Recipe

Shea Butter Skin Benefits

Shea butter is an ivory colored butter that has a nutty smell and comes from the Karite Tree which is also called the Shea Tree. With its high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins Shea butter has been reported to be a powerful skin softener and have considerable healing properties.

Creamy Whipped Shea Butter Recipe

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DIY Lotion Bar Recipe

Make your own lotion bars with this recipe. The Natural Cocoa butter contained in this bar is what has made it so popular, when this bar is applied to the skin, it melts very slowly moisturizing the skin with its proven moisturizing abilities. Continue reading

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Deet Free Insect Repellent

DEET Free Insect Repellent

Deet Free Insect Repellent

The spring and summer months are a great time to get outside and enjoy mother nature. But getting bit by mosquitoes can make you want to stay inside.

Most people reach for the most popular insect repellent, which typically contains a pesticide called DEET. Continue reading

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Growing Cannabis at Home

Growing your own Cannabis

Now that Cannabis is legalized in Canada what does that mean for someone that wants to grow their own?
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Can I grow my own? Yes you can, you can grow up to 4 cannabis plants. Now the thing to pay attention to is this amount is not per person. This is per household, also you may not sell the cannabis you grow at home to others.

Some provinces and territories have applied other restrictions and or are looking at what they need to do. Continue reading

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Trade shows

Ready to do a Trade Show

If you are ready to take your soap making business to the next level, looking into a gift show or trade show may be the next step.

Trade shows can be a big investment for a small soap making company, but the financial returns can be great. Trade shows have thousands of people coming through and if you can draw the attention of a percentage of them it can really help your business. Continue reading

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