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Whats so great about handcrafted cold processed soap?????

Until the early 1980s almost every bathroom had a few bars of soap… commercially made, bought in bulk from the grocery store.  TV commercials advocated virtues to using these bars of soap, and fed us a myth that if we used that soap we would develop special qualities…. beyond clean and fresh.  It was the heyday of brands like Irish Spring, Dial, and Dove.  Bar soap dominated the market, and we all used them. Then it happened – the advent of the liquid soap movement, and the antibacterial soap movement saw the ever expanding shelf displays of bottled liquid soap, of antibacterial soap.  The media whipped a frenzy of thoughts about how much bacteria was out there, and how we need to sanitize, to bomb our skin with antibacterial soaps.  And we did.

Whats up with charcoal soap???

Charcoal is making its appearance in a wonderful soap bar we make. What do you know about charcoal? And what are the benefits? explore the topic with us today.

Ok, Can Artists Make Money?

We have all been duped to believe the romantic lie that all artists are starving, suffering for their passion to create beautiful things.  Is that true?  Can it be a lie? Recently I spotted a new book by a favorite author, Jeff Goins, titled “Real 

Why is local, handcrafted growing in popularity?

We are amazed by the growth trend of local made, handcrafted businesses popping up, growing strong and thriving in this economy.  Given the obvious desire for quality and value, it is very understandable that people are turning to local…. but are there factors that are