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Q&A: If I Could Sit You Down and Ask Anything...

manufacturing Apr 06, 2020



Here are a couple of things I would love to sit down with you and ask:

Step by step of how to start your own handmade products business.

What to expect.

Tips, ideas, charts, visual aid, lists, explanatory images of how to's, dos and...

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"Mise en Place" for Making Skincare, Too!

manufacturing Mar 02, 2020


Have you heard the term Mise en place in cooking before? If not, here’s a quick summary:


Mise en place (MEEZ ahn plahs) is a French term for having all your ingredients measured, cut, peeled, sliced, grated, etc. before...

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Q&A: Separate Manufacturing Spaces?

manufacturing Aug 14, 2019

Original Release Date: May 13, 2019



Hi Jess,

I love all of the information you provide on your blog regarding selling handmade home-crafted soaps etc.

I have been trying to find specific information from Health Canada and the food and...

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Helpful Resources for Brand New Skincare Makers

manufacturing Aug 14, 2019

Original Release Date: January 16, 2018


Here is a list of my favorite resources I used when starting up my soap biz.



Swift Crafty Monkey 

Humblebee and Me 

Soap Queen

Modern Soapmaking

Lovin Soap Studio

The Nerdy...

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Getting Started with Finding and Formulating Cosmetic Recipes

manufacturing Jul 30, 2019

Original Release Date: June 19, 2019


Today we'll be talking about formulating your own recipes or finding reputable sources online.

Starting Out

Part of the fun in making your own skincare products is that you can make whatever you want!!...

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