I saw a comment the other day on this post with my thoughts about selling products – which I deleted because I don’t allow anonymous comments – where the person called me “conceited and grouchy”. and said they wouldn’t visit the blog again. If saying that I’m a good formulator who makes good and safe products … Read moreSome more thoughts on selling your products…
It’s a Christmas miracle! After months of horrible back pain, I made it into my workshop! (Thank you to my lovely husband for cleaning it up this morning!) So far I’ve made a lovely body wash, liquid shampoo, 3-in-1 shampoo, conditioner bars, and a few facial cleansers, which is fantastic because I’ve just about run … Read moreWhat products should I make next?
Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones! We hope you’re having a lovely day filled with food and chocolate and too much fun! I hope your handmade presents are appreciated by those who receive them, and you are surrounded by happiness and joy! Thank you to all who donated to our youth programs this … Read moreMerry Christmas everyone!
Having serious back pain means loads of time to surf the ‘net. (Way too much time!) In my meanderings, I came across a few interesting things, like this article on the Daily Beast about a class action lawsuit against WEN hair products alleging that their cleansing conditioner made users’ hair fall out or caused permanent … Read moreOn the lawsuit filed against WEN cleansing conditioners…
What ingredient did you love the most this year? Did you try a new recipe and fall in love with it or discover a new product entirely? And what are you looking forward to in 2016? Have you set some goals for yourself? Any new products you want to make or ingredients you want to … Read moreWhat’s your favourite thingie of the year?
In light of yesterday’s post on sharing what you know, I’m posing a few questions to you, my lovely readers, and I can’t wait to hear what you think! Brandi wants to know what you think of decyl glucoside (from this post). I’d like to add a bit more and ask you to reflect on … Read moreWhat do you think about decyl glucoside?
I had a thought today I’d like to share with you. When I’m writing responses to comments you’ve left during the week, I find myself saying “Let us know how it turns out!” quite a lot. Unfortunately, it’s a rare treat to hear how it turned out, and that’s a pity. I admit I get … Read moreI’m looking to you to share your thoughts!
In this post, McKenzie asks: I hadn’t looked at many fruit extracts for my recipes before, but was recently intrigued by banana extract and a few other powdered yellow extracts that were described as pale yellow creamy powders by my supplier. The creamy texture and color with the obvious gaggle of benefits of each made … Read moreWeekend Wonderings: Using extracts?
In this post, Back to Basics: Bath bombs, Annie asks: I found your link when I was enquiring on Google as to why cornstarch is used. I really couldn’t find a valid reason and didn’t want to waste time and ingredients. I always go to you – my first place to enquire on anything technical … Read moreWeekend Wonderings: Using corn starch in bath bombs?
Woo! The search function is finally up and running! What a great way to start the weekend! And now, an adorable picture of my Blondie dog begging for Christmas gingerbread cookies! “Do you have some for an adorable dog?”