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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 [...]
  • Palm Oil Free Soap Making Challenge

    Rene Whitlock

    Posted on February 26 2013

    This Post is dedicated to everyone who has supported Soap Making School and Karma Suds.   By purchasing the Rainforest Series Soap and taking Palm Oil Free Soap Making Classes in Vancouver Canada, I was able to send a few donations off to Camp Leaky.   Camp Leaky is an orphanage for Orangutans who have [...]
  • How to Make Your Own Water Proof Labels

    Rene Whitlock

    Posted on January 04 2013

    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 [...]
  • Selling Soap at Craft Shows – Mistakes I have Made Part 2

    Rene Whitlock

    Posted on December 10 2012

    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 [...]
  • Soap Making – How to Sell Your Soap

    Rene Whitlock

    Posted on February 17 2012

    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 [...]