Q&A: Can you have a lotion fail by heating and holding two phases?

Quite a few of you have been sending me a link to this post, One Minute Technical Support – Lotion Problems, from The Sage. In it, they state that if you’ve had a lotion fail, it might be because: “You use phases – heating ingredients separately rather than dumping all ingredients into one bowl/heating vessel. … Read moreQ&A: Can you have a lotion fail by heating and holding two phases?

Celebrate another day of National Bubble Bath Day with a solid bubble bath more suitable for humid climates

Yesterday, we celebrated National Bubble Bath Day with a solid bubble bath formula suitable for a less humid climate. Since where I live can get so humid you can see little water droplets in the air, I modified the formula to avoid using a lot of glycerin, which attracts moisture from the atmosphere to itself. … Read moreCelebrate another day of National Bubble Bath Day with a solid bubble bath more suitable for humid climates

Celebrate National Bubble Bath Day with a lovely solid bubble bath!

Happy National Bubble Bath Day! My mom and dad both loved bubble baths as do so many of my friends, so this was one of the first products I wanted to make way back in 2006. I love this formula I created for my ultra bubbly bubble bath, but I thought it was time I created … Read moreCelebrate National Bubble Bath Day with a lovely solid bubble bath!

Discussion: How do you organize your workshop?

In the January Q&A, Camirra asked: I’m not sure if you have posted about this already, but how do you organize your workshop? I am struggling to organize my ingredients in my workshop in a meaningful way. Right now they are just thrown in boxes and I hunt for what I want when I formulate=bad system. … Read moreDiscussion: How do you organize your workshop?