Like a Mogwai, soap, too has it’s own care requirements. *Always keep it dry. *Store away from moisture. *Keep from direct sunlight. *And what ever you do, never, ever let it sit in a puddle of water, or you’ll be sorry! Handmade soap contains naturally occurring glycerin, which is a humectant and draws moisture… Continue reading The Care and Keeping of Your Handmade Soap
“Sometimes you’re the windshield, sometimes you’re the bug…” You know, Mary Chapin Carpenter couldn’t have sung a truer statement. Saturday, I spent the day soaping and replenishing stock. And I sure felt like the bug. Things had DEFINITELY gone WRONG! Every batch of soap had issues of the artistic sense. I mean, it’s all soap… Continue reading RE: Has Anyone Seen Cobra Bubbles?
The New Year always brings about reflection, resolution, and new starts designed to help us grow as people. But, did you know it’s also a good time to reflect and grow as a business? Here at Fairytale Bath, we’ve been taking some time to reflect and redefine our direction as a company to better serve… Continue reading New Beginnings
Recently in one of the soap groups I belong to, someone asked what the reasons were we started making soap. Now, some of you know me, or know my husband, or know my youngest’s story. Yes, the girl is a huge part of my “reason why”, but it goes back farther than her, or the… Continue reading Reasons Why
One of the things I love about making soap, is that it’s a blend of art and science. Mix this combination of oils together with sodium hydroxide, and POOF! Alchemy! Pour colored soap batter in just such a way, and ART! Another thing I love is that there is always a new technique to learn,… Continue reading Soap as Science and Art
It’s been a long time since I, personally, blogged. As with anything, when you don’t use it, you lose it. I’m rusty at this. Yet, I’m sure writing will be a lot like getting back on the horse so to speak. Usually, it’s best to start at the beginning, but I’m going to jump in… Continue reading Start Where You Are