differences handmade and normal soap

Artisanal vs Conventional Soap

What is the difference between artisanal hand-crafted soap and the stuff you buy in the supermarket? They’re both just soap right? Ask a soapmaker this and watch them decide where to start. Some supermarket soaps are more like detergent bars, that strip away the moisture in your skin, and cause irritation or worse. Of course,…

What's in fragrance? Fragrance ingredients

What’s in Fragrance?

When I say fragrance what do you think of? How about aroma? How about essential oil? I think of picking flowers as the sun rises, of coffee roasting, of the smell of jasmine flowers in the cool night air, of pine trees and eucalyptus. I think of cinnamon rolls baking and new baby smell. I…