Making Soap, Cosmetics & Candles

Cover photo by – Bhakti “Bee” Iyata, Phoenix, AZ •

Making Soap Mag  #78
Sept/Oct 2016

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Whether you are a beginning artisan on a budget or a new business owner trying to save on costs as you get established, you are probably doing your best to spend as little as possible. Even a long time business owner knows that saving money is like making it.

This issue discusses saving money in a number of ways—the equipment you acquire, the ingredients you use, the efficiency in which you work. If you are on a budget, but don’t want to sacrifice quality, you will appreciate the ideas in this issue of Making Soap, Cosmetics & Candles.


Design Mania Winner Revealed!
Snowflake Soap Tutorial, by Amy Warden
Beautiful Soaps Sell; Soap packaging ideas on a shoestring, by Sam Covington
Molds on a Shoestring, by Amanda Aaron
Your First Year (ROI), by Sara Golding
Making and Selling Candles on a Budget, by Kyli Wolfson
That Shoestring Thing!, by Melinda Coss
Formulating with Surfactants, by Chiara Lacchini
From Hobbyist to Business Owner: Keeping Expenses to a Minimum, by Sue Finley
The Trouble With Turmeric, by Kendra Hughes

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