Wild Musk Bath Salts

I’m not sure what the weather is like around the rest of the country, but here in Tauranga it’s horrible! It is definitely the kind of weather that is perfect for soaking in the tub. I’m usually a bubble bath kinda girl, but lately I’ve been using bath salts instead. The benefits of epsom salts […]

Avocado Lip Shine

This lip shine not only gives your lips a nice shimmer, it also provides some beneficial moisturising which can be sorely needed during these winter months. Avocado oil contains a lot of Vitamin B which can help with skin damage,  skin protection, and cell generation. It also contains Vitamin A and Vitamin E which are […]

Rebatching Soap Scraps

I’m sure this is a familiar sight for any cold process soap maker – the container (or boxes in my case) of soap shavings and off cuts which are left over when you cut and tidy your soaps. All of our bathrooms at work have my soap off cuts for hand washing, and you’ll more […]

Mica in Cold Process Soap – Part 1

As someone who has made cold process soap for several years now, I have certainly experienced my share of soap fails. Usually it was because I was unprepared or because I hadn’t looked up how a fragrance oil performs (‘cement’ soap in a bowl is NOT what I generally strive for!) Colours have also been […]