Joanna is an owner of Mad Oils, a supplier of micas, fragrance oils & soap supplies
Friday, December 1, 2017
Glitter In Bath Bombs - FDA Regulations
Bath bombs are considered a cosmetic and there are rules and regulations imposed by the FDA for coloring bath bombs. This has been a chall...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Frosty Blue Sea Salt Soap Recipe
The trick to making salt soap is to use a multi-cavity silicone mold to pour your soap into because it will harden to what feels like a bl...
Friday, October 27, 2017
Halloween Inspiration Soap Porn
Sometimes as an artist it is hard to be inspired when work and life consumes. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and these i...
Monday, June 19, 2017
Summer Blue Handmade Soap
I've been missing browsing for hours looking for beautiful soaps to admire. Today marks a week of rain and clouds, not to mention the ...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
FDA Regulations Regarding Color Additives In Cosmetics
I have been corresponding with the Director of Color Certification & Technology Division at the FDA regarding exactly what is legal to...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
For The Newbie Soap Maker: Safety Precautions and Warnings
There is a lot of misinformation out here in the soap world and it has become clear to me that many people will take the advice in a DIY vi...
Saturday, October 29, 2016
There isn't a way to reinvent myself without blips, wrinkles or road bumps. Of course it will take time and energy and a lot of hard w...
Monday, October 10, 2016
Soap Dough Art Through The Eyes of Bee Iyata... she took my hand and led me
Bee Iyata of Sorcery Soap has touched me yet again with her eerie insight. I first noticed Bee’s work over a year ago… images of he...
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Pull Up Your Chair ToThe Black Bomb Bar
I think I have a little fascination with black bath bombs. Why would one want to bathe in black or dark water of any kind.... then I star...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The Cuppa Jo Challenge Winners
The Cuppa Jo Soap Challenge had three beautiful entries and three beautiful winners! The Challenge was described in the previous post, but ...
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