Imagine the aroma of basil combined with fresh citrus. It’s a little bit of herb, a little bit of tang, a little bit of sweet all wrapped up in a citrus punch! Citrus & Basil is a very clean, crisp scent. It reminds me a little bit of culinary herbs, […]

Fragrance Friday: Citrus & Basil

Seems like every soap maker has a triple butter soap in their repertoire, and I’m no exception. Triple butter soaps are popular because they have the benefits of three sumptuous butters and have great label appeal! What butters to use? Shea Butter is an obvious choice. It’s a staple in […]

Triple Butter Soap

I’m super excited to combine our awesome Tangerine Butter with our Milk Protein to make a luscious lotion fit for a queen! The scent of the Tangerine Butter is just dreamy – so sweet and citrusy! I’ll add just a little bit of Tangerine Essential Oil to boost the fragrance. […]

Tangerine Milk Lotion

Do you use silicone oils in your creations? Here are some great reasons to do so! We offer both Dimethicone and Cyclomethicone for your formulations. Both oils can enhance spreadability of your lotions and creams, and both help lock in the goodness that is naturally in the oils and butters […]

Silicone oils: Dimethicone and Cyclomethicone

This sweet, fruity scent smells just like blueberries! Blueberry Bliss isn’t a fake blueberry candy smell; it embodies the scent of real blueberry jam, hot blueberry pie, and even my favorite blueberry danish. Can you say “Yum”? A mixture of sweet sugar cane, creamy vanilla, juicy blueberries, and a hint […]

Fragrance Friday: Blueberry Bliss

I’ve had one of our 16-ounce Basic Bar Soap Kits sitting in my cupboard for a while now. Today I decided to pull it out and make some soap with it! I’m going to scent the soap with Cherry Taffy Fragrance Oil and add some Rocket Red Day-Glo color and […]

Cherry Taffy Soap with Oatmeal

Our ultra refined Sweet Almond Butter is derived from sweet almonds (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis), specifically from the Mediterranean area. It is obtained by the cold pressing of selected fruits followed by a full refining process. The natural oil contains essential fatty acids but also contains unsaponifiables. In your cosmetic formulations, […]

Fantastic Almond Butter Lotion

I love the idea of combining the luxury of Oil Oil and Milk Protein in a heavier cream. But what else to use? Winter’s coming, and my skin feels dry and in need of a heavier product. Rummaging around in my stash of oils, I chose Green Tea Butter for […]

Oat Oil & Milk Protein Cream

Looking for a sophisticated fruity fragrance? Give Polynesian Red a try! Juicy pomegranates are the core of this fragrance. Hints of pineapple, red grapefruit, green apple, mango, and subtle moss make this scent unforgettable — a staff favorite with lotions, soaps, especially hair care products. There’s something magical about this […]

Fragrance Friday: Polynesian Red

Coffee lovers are everywhere, and they are passionate about those ground beans. Today let’s take a look at some ways to incorporate our favorite brew into cold process soap. There are many ways to use coffee in soap! Use strong brewed coffee instead of water for your lye solution. (Make […]

Coffee in Cold Process Soap

There’s nothing I like better than the smell of freshly brewed coffee, especially first thing in the morning. This week is all about coffee with Espresso Lip Balm on Tuesday, a Gingerbread Spice Latte Coffee Soap coming up on Thursday, and today we’re going to make a body butter with […]

Wake Up Body Butter

Espresso is the strongest of the coffee drinks, and its aroma is unique. When sweetened, it tastes quite delicious, too! (Sorry, I just can’t enjoy unsweetened coffee!) Today we’ll take a trip into lip balm land and make up a spectacular espresso lip balm that will be sweet and strong […]

Espresso Lip Balm