Hinoki Wood has an oriental twist that is sure to please in soap, lotions, or body sprays. Both men and women enjoy it! Here is the low down on this scent: warm essences of blonde wood, cedar, and patchouly are enhanced with vanilla musk, cinnamon, clove and uplifted with notes […]

Fragrance Friday: Hinoki Wood


Have you tried our incredible Beard and Hair Oil Base? We offer it both unscented and scented with Tea Tree, Peppermint, and Orange essential oils. This excellent base is a blend of Fractionated Coconut Oil, Jojoba Oil, and Hemp Oil. Jojoba Oil promotes strong hair. It’s a lighter oil, so […]

Souped Up Beard Oil


Combine the cool flavor of mint with the tang of limes, add a dash of sweet, and you have yourself a mojito! We used Vegan Lip Solutions as a base for the fun flavor combination of a favorite cocktail. Come along and see how you can make your own version. […]

Mojito Lip Balm



The other day I asked myself why I have never used any of our wonderful extracts in lip products. Once I made sure the extracts are all lip safe (they are!), I set out to choose just one to enhance the effects of a nice lip balm. Seems like everyone’s […]

Comfrey Lip Balm


Thinking about Valentine's Day
Now that Christmas is over and the new year is right around the corner, it’s time to look ahead for production. Valentine’s Day is the next holiday coming up, and now’s the time to get started if you plan to add some special design soaps to your inventory. Right now […]

Time To Soap For Valentine’s Day


Recently I made a lip balm using Lanolin and Emu Oil. I called it Luscious Lip Balm because it truly is! After using it for a couple of weeks, I decided the combination of oils might be wonderful in lotion, too. To create the lotion formula, I used all the […]

Luscious Lotion With Emu Oil & Lanolin



The first revision of Lemon Créme Shea Butter turned out too greasy. I liked the texture other than that, so lowering the greasy feel is my focus on this revision. While I could add a different ingredient (such as Isopropyl Myristate) to address the greasiness, I’m sticking with the ingredients […]

Lemon Créme Shea Butter Revision #2


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Last week I made an attempt to recreate a product I purchased and really enjoyed. It was a thick, rich lemon-scented shea butter cream. The initial attempt turned out to be too waxy, so I went back to the drawing board to revise. For the first revision, I eliminated the […]

Lemon Créme Shea Butter Revision #1


This is one of those fragrances I can’t get enough of when sniffing right out of the bottle. It smells fantastic and so realistic. Clean apple top notes make for a delicious treat in Enchanted Apple Fragrance Oil. Apple opens the way for green, juicy pear with jasmine overtones and […]

Fragrance Friday: Enchanted Apple



To celebrate the release of our new 6″ Tall & Skinny one-pound mold, I wanted to make a fun soap! This design, the Tall & Skinny Shimmy, was featured in the April 2020 Soap Challenge Club. The Tall & Skinny Shimmy is made with 7 different colors (or 7 shades […]

Tall & Skinny Shimmy In Our 6″ T&S Soap Mold


Many years ago I bought a jar of something called Lemon Créme Shea Butter. The label touted its age-defying, ultra-moisturizing properties. Using it hasn’t made my skin look any younger, but it sure is a good moisturizer, and I love the lemony scent. I asked our Technical Support folks to […]

Recreating Lemon Créme Shea Butter


We’re so excited to debut our newest fragrance, Rainbow Beach! This is no ordinary beachy scent. From our catalog: “Take a trip with me to visit the cool and rocky Pacific coastline stretching from Monterey, California, up to Vancouver, British Columbia. This fragrance is a complex blend of chill ocean […]

NEW! Rainbow Beach Fragrance Oil