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  • The Dangers of using Glycerin and Glycerol in Skincare and Soap Making

    Rene Whitlock

    Posted on September 02 2014

    Glycerin and Glycerol in Skincare and Soap Making           Over the last few years I have noticed more and more participants in my classes have been concerned with using glycerin in their hand made products. This surprises me since I have always thought of glycerin as one of the major reasons [...]
  • Soap Making and Wabi Sabi – The Art of Finding Beauty in Imperfections

    Rene Whitlock

    Posted on January 29 2014

    Wabi Sabi and Soap Making   What is Wabi Sabi? It sounds a lot like a sushi condiment, but it’s quite different. Wabi Sabi is the art of finding beauty in imperfections. This is a Japanese phrase and is usually related to nature.   I was introduced to Wabi Sabi in a feng shui class [...]
  • Soap Making – How Much to Take to a Craft Show

    Rene Whitlock

    Posted on November 18 2013

    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 [...]
  • Soap Making and The 30 Day Blog Challenge – Day 1

    Rene Whitlock

    Posted on August 06 2013

    Day 1 – Blog Challenge Hi Everyone, This is a little different than my usual blogs, but here we go. I have committed to a 30 Day Blog Challenge and this, I hope, will get me back on track with blogging more often. It’s all about routine. In my last blog post, I talked about [...]
  • Soap Making – The Reality of an Everyday Soap Making Business

    Rene Whitlock

    Posted on July 22 2013

    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 [...]