Sunday Soapcase: Beer Soaps!
Benefits of Beer Soap. Happy Sunday, Sudsers! How’s your weekend been? Mine has been filled with making soap. Obvs. But this weekend was a bit different as I am replenishing back-stock of all of our standard soaps to (hopefully) get through the rest of the year. Next week the holiday production will begin and be…Read More
Soap Challenge – Circling Taiwan Swirl
Circling Taiwan Swirl Well, it’s happened. After months of debating, I’ve finally screwed my courage to the sticking point and signed up for Great Cakes Soapworks Challenge. Amy Warden of Great Cakes hosts a monthly contest, providing a theme, guidelines, pour parameters, and an instructional video for those unfamiliar with the month’s pour. There are…Read More
FAQ Friday: Ingredients, Glycerin and Subscription Box
FAQ Friday Ingredients, Glycerin, and Subscription Box Announcement How’s everyone’s week been? The Soap & Clay kidlets and I have been flying sans Mr. Soap & Clay this week while he’s living the road warrior life. Thanks for working so hard, hot husband. We appreciate the food and heat and stuff. While he’s been gone,…Read More
FAQ Friday: Solid Shavers, Custom Orders, and Soap of the Month Club
Solid Shavers, Custom Orders, and Soap of the Month Club It’s Friday, and the first FAQ of 2016! My new year has been a great kind of hectic – the Soap & Clay parental units have been visiting us in the PNW, Mr. Soap & Clay took some time off of work to spend with…Read More
Artisan Soap: Cruelty Free, Vegan Friendly, Gluten Free…?
Soap Science: Gluten in Skincare Good morning, Sudsers! This week has zoomed by, right? I’ve been busy with holiday orders, activities with the Soap & Clay kidlets, and booth events. I’ve spent the past few weeks at vendor events around the greater Seattle area, and I loved mingling with members of the community, chatting about soap and skincare…Read More
Caring for Artisan Soap + Soap Scrap Ideas
Caring for Artisan Soap (and ways to reuse scraps) Wait, what? Caring for my soap? Don’t I just, you know, leave it? I know, it seems a bit nutty that I’d devote an entire blog post to soap care, but I would be remiss to ignore this important piece of handmade sudsing. Unlike commercial soaps,…Read More
FAQ Friday It’s Friday, Sudsers! I hope you have a ton of awesome activities planned for your weekend! Soap & Clay girl-child #1 is turning 3 on Sunday (where did the time go?), so our weekend will be full of celebratory activities, and cake. Lots of cake. This week has been full of celebratory activities,…Read More
Look out, Interwebs – Soap & Clay is LIVE!
Ladies and gentlemen, boy and girls, SUDSERS! I have an announcement to make. It’s a big one. You’re going to want to sit down for this. Maybe grab a coffee. Grab one for me, too. You ready? Soap & Clay has LAUNCHED!! The research has been done. The recipes have been meticulously crafted, tested, and…Read More