Thoughts from The Sage



How do you apply your perfume? 2
How do you apply your perfume? Our technical support team was recently asked a question about perfumes. The asker wants to know if she can use our fragrance oils straight from the bottle as a perfume. The answer is NO! Each of our fragrance oils is very concentrated. We want people to dilute the fragrance oil into a [...]

Perfumes – dilution is the solution!


Mary's knitted blanket honoring her mother and grandmother.
Mary’s knitted blanket honoring her mother and grandmother. Have you ever wished you could clearly explain what you see? Sometimes when I am in a class and demonstrating I will explain there are fine differences from one phase to the next while making soap. It can be quite difficult to see these minor changes while one [...]

Can you see what I see?



Capture some sunshine! 8
Capture some sunshine! Okay, some days can seem to start out great then flip topsy turvey, leaving me feeling stressed, sad or even melancholy. Those are the days where I just want to go home, pull the covers over my heads and wait for things to get better. While it certainly sounds good, all of us [...]

Sun Shine Day Challenge



I adore fresh peppermint! 2
I adore fresh peppermint! I absolutely adore peppermint. While sometimes the essential oil is too potent for me to work with, I still adore peppermint. I actually have a peppermint plant in the company garden though I am forced to keep it in a pot to prevent it from taking over. I personally wouldn’t mind if [...]

Garden Spotlight – Peppermint





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Boxes, boxes, boxes Some of you may have noticed that we decided to take a long weekend. Everyone got to celebrate Pioneer Day, spend time with friends and family, and just enjoy the summer time. While we may have taken a couple extra days off we have made it up by working our butts off today. We [...]

Orders are on the way!





Patchouly scented soap on the left and control on the right. 2
Patchouly Fragrance Oil scented soap on the left and control on the right. Don’t expect a discoloration with our fragrance oil. How do you spell the name for this deep, long-lasting scent? We have recently been asked to change the spelling of our essential oil because we spell the name wrong. All three ways of spelling patchouly [...]

Patchouly, Patchouli, Pachouli