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Deep Purple Lavender Goat’s Milk Soap

This soap features a blend of olive, coconut, palm, and castor oil, with cocoa butter and avocado oil added for their skin nourishing qualities. Goat’s milk is used for its moisturizing and emollient properties as well as for the smooth … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: Icy Edition

I thought I would start the week by doing an update on recent projects I’ve been working on. And let me say that while we were fortunate to escape much of the snow that blanketed the U.S. last week, we … Continue reading

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Patchouli Citrus Hand Soap

This is our latest creation in hand soaps. The base recipe has lanolin for its emollient properties, and castor oil for its moisturizing qualities and its contribution to a fluffy, long-lasting lather. It features patchouli and a blend of citrus … Continue reading

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2013 Top 5 Reader Favorites

It’s always fun to see what folks are reading here on my blog. When I first started it, I had no idea if anyone would even be reading it. I generally write about things that interest me, and I never … Continue reading

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French Green Clay Soap

The recipe that follows is for a 450 grams/1 pound batch size (oil weight). It can easily be scaled up for larger batches. We chose to add Tea Tree essential oil to this one at the rate of 1 Tbsp/lb … Continue reading

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