Spotlight On: Rosehip Oil

Spotlight On: Rosehip Oil

Rosehip oil has gotten a lot of hype in recent years, thanks in part to celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Middleton expressing their love for Trilogy Rosehip Oil.   So, what is so great about Rosehip Oil?   It’ super moisturising. Rosehip...
Testing Vanilla Stabilizer in CP Soap

Testing Vanilla Stabilizer in CP Soap

We recently received a shipment of a new product which I’ve been very curious to test out to see if it does actually work – Vanilla Stabilizer for cold process soap. I finally had the chance to make a soap last week so now I can finally share my results...
Wax Comparison Chart

Wax Comparison Chart

One of the most common questions I get regarding candle making is “what wax should I use?” The wax that you should use is entirely dependent on the type of candle you want to make. Are you using a container, or making a free standing candle? Or perhaps...
Mica in Cold Process Soap – Part 2

Mica in Cold Process Soap – Part 2

If you haven’t read Part 1 of this post you can find it here It’s been one week since I made the test bars of soap. It took that long just to be able to un-mould the bars in one piece. You can see from the photo below that the bars were still very soft and...
Mica in Cold Process Soap – Part 1

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...
Wick Sizing

Wick Sizing

One of the most common questions in candle making is what wick should I use. We carry a full range of sizes from tea light wicks to large container candle wicks. How to measure your container The size wick you need depends on the diameter (width) of your container....