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Everything about water in soap making

Water is one of the main ingredients in soap making, but how important is it really? What kind of water should you be using? And how much? What are the effects of water in soap making? […]

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Chadō – The Way of the Tea

I’ve joined Amy’s Soap Challenge Club! The soap I created for this month’s challenge is a simple, yet sophisticated soap, that symbolises several aspects of Japanese culture: rice, green tea, the rituals of bathing, and simple, pure ingredients. Every ingredient in this soap has both function and meaning! […]

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Finding gifts for the soap maker

Looking for a gift for your soap maker bestie, partner, secret Santa? Finding gifts can be quite challenging for some people, and let’s be honest, no one wants to be that person who keeps getting it wrong, and boy, finding gifts for soap makers is really, really hard. So here are some suggestions that will help you find something that won’t end up on the ‘bad presents’ pile! […]

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Lemon juice soap

One of the soap groups on Facebook that I belong to does monthly soap challenges and this month they challenged people to make a soap using lemon juice. I thought that was such a fun idea, and something I’d never done either, that I wanted to give it a try myself and show you the process and results, so you can have a go at it yourself.  […]

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2018 Christchurch workshop!

NEW! Christchurch Weekend Workshop PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP IS FINISHED! It’s finally going ahead on Saturday and Sunday 28 & 29 July 2018 in CHRISTCHURCH! I am so excited to offer a soap workshop to you […]