Farmer’s Market 2013

Our local Farmer’s Market starts in little over a month from now; winter seems to have whizzed past.  I spent a good part of it studying and doing product development–making the sparkliest bath fizzies, blending new soap scents, finding better packaging for non-soap items, formulating new shampoo bars,  more sparkly fizzy bath treats, and soap […]

Group Research Project

A bunch of fellow soapers and I are working on a research project, investigating the effect various additives have on lathering qualities in soap.  Included are milks, chelating agents, proteins, resin, and more.  We all used the same exact base oils and procedure, and made the soaps within the same week. It should be fascinating […]