Tag: Olive oil

Well Mate, It’s Tea Tree Oil!

Have you ever heard of Tea Tree Oil?  I first became aware of it appearing in shampoos several years ago. I did not know very much about it so I joined my husband in doing some amazing research to learn about this substance, how it…

Soapmaking – The difference in oils

OK, i know this is probably a bit on the crazy side to post on a blog, but I was fascinated to know that not every oil acts the same… some are wonderful cleaners, others offer fabulous sudsing action.  and some, not so much. Here…

Professional credentials and soap making

Have you noticed the rise in hand made, hand crafted things out there?  Farmers markets overrun with wonderful new home grown produce, and specialized foods. Art markets pop up with more and more handcrafted things.  When we started making soap in 2010 we knew of…

About Ingredients: Honeysuckle

Classic scent of early summer…. if you are fortunate to live near a honeysuckle vine the sweet and heady fragrance will fill your evenings as the flowers gently give off their scent. About 10 years ago the elderly couple that live behind us planted a…