Soap Making – How Much to Take to a Craft Show

How to Decide on The Amount of Soap Making Products to Bring to a Craft Show   Preparing to sell soap and bath products during the busy craft show season is always a challenge. How much soap, lotion, baths salts, body mist, night cream etc. do you need to prepare?   I have heard so [...] Read more »

Soap Making – The Reality of an Everyday Soap Making Business

Running Your Soap Making Business – Time is Everything   When you are starting out in the world of Soap Making, the time you spend on your business is the biggest and most important factor in your success. There is just one question you need to be able to answer and this will make or [...] Read more »

A Simple Soap Making Solution to Get Rid of Soap Ash From Your Hand Made Soap!

No More White Ash on Your Handmade Soap   You have made a beautiful batch of soap and there it is, that white film sitting on top of your soap.   This is called soap ash.  It is not harmful, but it’s not pretty.   Soap ash is crystallized soap that sits on top of [...] Read more »

How to Make Your Own Water Proof Labels

Professional Looking Waterproof Labels From Your Own Printer! So many natural soap makers and lotion makers have struggled with the problem of waterproofing their labels. This has been one of my problems for many years. I have never wanted to commit to ordering my labels from a label printing company for several reasons. You usually [...] Read more »

Selling Soap at Craft Shows – Mistakes I have Made Part 2

Booth Display For Natural Soap at Craft Shows and Farmer’s Markets       I have made many craft show mistakes over the years since I started on my soap making path in 1997.  The best part is that I have learned from them. I shared 2 with you in the last post, and here [...] Read more »

Selling Soap at Craft Shows – Mistakes I Have Made – Part 1

Mistakes I have Made Selling Handmade Soap at Craft Shows     Selling your handmade soap at a Craft Fair, Craft Shows or Farmer’s Markets is a great way to build your business. You are not only exposed to a target market of consumers who love natural and handmade products, but you also gain experience [...] Read more »

Soap Making and Cosmetics – Adding the Benefits of Botanicals and Extracts to Your Products

Adding Botanicals and Extracts to your products is a wonderful way to increase the benefits of your creams, beauty products and natural soap. This has been happening for thousands of years, all over the world. Most of the time, the reasons for adding the botanicals and extracts in commercial products are for the promotional benefits [...] Read more »

Soap Making – How to Sell Your Soap

Soap Making – How to Sell Your Soap At A Craft Show   So many Soap School Members have asked me what to do about getting their soap out there, where do you go once you have soap inventory. This is a huge topic, so I will do several segments on how to sell your [...] Read more »

Soap Making School and Karma Suds….. We are Getting Certified For 2012!

I have been told I can make a New Year’s resolution right up until the end of January.  So here I am cutting it close. By the end of 2012, we will be a Certified Natural Company. The standards are high, there are a lot of steps, but I am going to make my way [...] Read more »

Welcome Uttuh – Our Palm Free Soap Making Inspiration

This is  Uttuh She is an Indonesian Orangutan who was rescued from a palm oil plantation by a wildlife organization. They think that her mother was probably killed, since Uttuh was left in the middle of the plantation road. When they found her, she weighed 8 lbs, but now she is 16.5lb.  She is completely [...] Read more »

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