One of my favourite quotes about scent is “The sense of smell is the hair trigger of memory” (Mary Stewart), and this is so true! Fragrance has the power to move us, in both a positive and negative way. Continue reading “The Fragrance Triangle Balancing Act”
As I thought about the approach of the 30 year anniversary since I began making Cold Process Soap, it seemed the right time to begin formulating our own line of specialty Artisan Fragrances. I used the highest quality Bramble Berry Fragrances since before we began supplying ingredients to soapers in 2002. It was then a natural progression to request to represent Bramble Berry in Australia as we were so impressed with their products.
IT’S NATIONAL BUBBLE BATH DAY!
The busy festive period is over and now it’s time for some relaxation to ease into the new year. What a perfect excuse to jump into the bath tub to celebrate National Bubble Bath Day today. Not that we need any convincing!
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It’s that time of year again!
To help spread the festive love, we have rounded up some of our most merry products to get you inspired to create!
Are you familiar with d-Limonene? You actually might be, but not realise it! You’ll see it in ‘orange’ eco cleaners. Continue reading “Is d-Limonene New to You?”
New Look Kits, Same Trusted Quality. Plus the launch of two fun seasonal Melt & Pour Soap Kits!
As some of you know I attend In-Cosmetics Global when possible (which is a leading event for personal care ingredients) and when it is held in France, well, it doesn’t hurt to add a little investigative tourism onto my work! Like many things, soap sales are aimed fairly and squarely at tourists in France, however, you do find pockets of hand crafted soap in the big commercial shops, or in a small shop where you can see the soaper has Continue reading “Soap Caves in France”
I was fortunate to attend a seminar given by Formula Botanica Founder, Lorraine Dallmeir at In-Cosmetics in Paris early this month. Her lecture was excellent and really resonated with me. Continue reading “Looking for Accredited Online Courses?”
We are now stocking BTMS 50 due to so many requests from our customers – if you are new to making Hair Conditioners you’ll notice there are two BTMS 25 and BTMS 50 – let me explain why we use them and what the difference is.