ingredients, soapy topics

Our top 4 considerations about using fragrances and essential oils in soap making

There's some debate out there about the use of synthetically produced fragrance oils versus plant-based essential oils in soap making.    Choosing fragrances or essential oils for soap making is based on several factors. Make sure to choose soaps that work for you!At Little Avalon's Soapistry, we use both essential oils and fragrance oils in our products.  Our decision-making… Continue reading Our top 4 considerations about using fragrances and essential oils in soap making

ethics, ingredients, kakes and kupkakes

Why quality ingredients are the heart of artisanal soap making

Ask any world-class chef or, if you don't know any of those, ask your mom about how important ingredients are to your dinner and she will tell you - ingredients are everything. I know when I was growing up my mom was able to make miracles out of the most simple, straight off the produce… Continue reading Why quality ingredients are the heart of artisanal soap making