I've been making soap now for 2 and a half years and I have not yet discovered a "perfect" bubble bath recipe. (And by perfect, I mean, Better.) Castile soap doesn't sustain suds, and without the use of sles or other sudsing agents, I haven't be able to achieve the bubbles I desire. Today I… Continue reading The Illusive Natural Bubble Bath
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Today is catch up day. I have been running ragged for the last three weeks with gigs and work responsibilities. Today, however, I was able to eek out a few hours for product making.Lemon herb shampoo is back in stock. This batch as a bit of kaolin clay and tumeric. It smells incredible.Next, I made… Continue reading Cooking day!
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I have a chunk of time today to fill in some of the gaps in our inventory. I'm making some of our popular shampoo bars first. This batch will grow up to be the mint herb bar. In the pouch there are hair loving herbs like horsetail, stinging nettle, rosemary, and of course, peppermint. Our… Continue reading Cooking day!
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I like things simple and minimal. This is especially true with my skin care regiment. I love being able to use the same soap bar for my hair, body, and for shaving. I also like playing with soap science. (bubblology?) I decided last week to start offering a line of products that can be used… Continue reading Simply Better
Carrot Soap. I have no idea why this idea fascinated me but I had to try it. I used my regular, Better Bar recipe (coconut, olive, sunflower, mango, shea, castor) and added two cooked and pureed carrots. It took forever to trace. I think this was due to the additional water in the carrots (even… Continue reading Experimenting
The Better Soap Company is having some growing pains. As most of you know, I create all of my products in a corner of my kitchen. I use 2 large closets and an entire set of cabinets to store all of my materials and ingredients. Needless to say, I need my own space. After bouncing… Continue reading We’re Building a Studio