Monthly Archives: July 2009


Wow! I just was given the new list of the Top 10 Fragrances. I just had to share this list with you starting from 10 and working down to 1. Enjoy! 10- Rose Fragrance Oil 9- Sandalwood Vanilla Fragrance Oil 8- Coconut Fragrance Oil 7- Cucumbers & Melons Fragrance Oil 6- Jasmine Fragrance Oil 5- Honey Almond Fragrance Oil 4- Oatmeal, Milk [...]

The Top 10 Reasons to try a new fragrance oil!


If you are familiar with Twitter, I have exciting news for you! We now have a Twitter account and we will be using it to release new product notices, discontinued products and special offers. Here is the direct link to our Twitter account. http://twitter.com/mmtnsage Enjoy!

MMS is now on Twitter!


A sample recipe from our Lye Calculator. Click for a larger image. 6
A sample recipe from our Lye Calculator. Click for a larger image. Did you know the Lye Calculator has been in operation since 1996? Many soap makers have used the Lye Calculator for their recipes and even for checking recipes they were given by fellow soap makers. However, those who are new to making soap want [...]

How to use the Original Lye Calculator



Filled jars and Grand Oval Jars. 4
We are now approaching the end of July and I’ve been spending my time out in the garden, but my biggest difficulty after weeding is trying to scrub dirt out of the my knuckles. Unfortunately, this scrubbing doesn’t only occur after weeding, but after any dirty chores. I realized I hated spending so much time [...]

Grease Monkey Hand Scrub


Melt & Pour on the left and Cold Process on the right. 1
Melt & Pour on the left and Cold Process on the right. Today, I’m going to show you the Yellow Lip Balm Color in Melt & Pour Soap and Cold Process Soap. Melt & Pour Soap Notes: I melted some Transparent Melt & Pour soap in a large glass beaker and then added about 8 drops from the [...]

Testing Colors, Part 3


Melt & Pour on the left and Cold Process on the right.
Melt & Pour on the left and Cold Process on the right.Yesterday, I showed you the Blue Lip Balm Color in Cold Process Soap and Melt & Pour Soap. I thought that I would continue the color testing of the Oil Soluble Lip Balm Colors until all of the colors have been tested. Today, I’m [...]

Testing Colors, Part 2



Cold Process Soap on the left and Melt & Pour Soap on the right. 4
Cold Process Soap on the left and Melt & Pour Soap on the right.Last week, I showed my tests of the Ruby Lip Balm Color in Melt & Pour Soap as well as Cold Process Soap. After my test was over, I started to wonder what using some of the other colors would turn out [...]

Testing Colors


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As I was sitting at my desk, I realized that I haven’t done a drawing for products for some time. I have 6 beautiful butterfly molds that were discontinued. The molds have three cavities and each cavity holds approximately 3.5 ounces. The dimensions are 3.5″ x 2.75″ x 1.25″. I wish I could keep one [...]

Random Mold Drawing!


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Rebatching.  This is sometimes a dirty word.  What is it and why do people do it? Rebatching is sometimes confused with milling, or French milling. Rebatching is when a batch of soap is melted and additional items are added or a failed batch is reworked. Rebatching is done to make small, custom batches of soap from [...]

Rebatching



Melt & Pour Soap on the left and Cold Process Soap on the right. 3
In my quest to find a red color for Melt & Pour and cold process soap, I thought I would test the Lip Balm Colors, Oil Soluble to see if the Ruby Lip Balm Color would work. Imagine my surprise when both types of soap turned a vibrant orange color. Melt & Pour Soap Notes: I melted [...]

Searching for a Red Color



Pluot Fragrance Oil 2
We have added some more new fragrances and I had to take photos of the test soaps for you! Green Mango Fragrance Oil and Pluot Fragrance Oil are both fantastic! I will send out all of these soaps for you to enjoy and I will make sure that each soap is labeled correctly. Enjoy! Green Mango Fragrance [...]

More New Fragrances!