Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Long before social media (Facebook, Twitter) and blogs, newsletters were a great marketing tool. But now since social media has taken over newsletters maybe old school. Yes, newsletters are considered the oldest form of news media but you are wondering if this medium could still work for you? In a recent post called Is a Newsletter Right for You? , The Soap Queen discusses the most important points of having a newsletter and you can decide if you want to actually publish one. I would like to add that in the olden days, you had to make copies and distribute them. Now a days we have the internet, so could have a wider audience. I have an example to share. For the last year and a half, I have been volunteering with the Los Altos Senior Center. Every two months, they produce a newsletter detailing all of the activities going on at the center. Since most of the seniors are in their 80's, most of them will pickup a hard copy at the center or have one mailed to them. But for those seniors who are more tech savvy, there is a soft copy on the city's website. So if they choose to print out a particular page, they do not have to waste paper,
Monday, January 26, 2015
How do I organize information on my ingredients? Read this post to see if it inspires you to organize the information on your ingredients.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Minty Clay Melt and Pour Bar. This project is full of contrasting, texture and refreshing essential oils. The natural colorants are from activated charcoal, green zeolite and spirulina powder. The poppy seeds add a subtle amount of scrub to leave your skin feeling smooth. As for the activated charcoal and green zeolite clays are known for their oil absorption properties.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Sea Clay Swirl. According to the Soap Queen in order to achieve the wispy swirl, the white and green soap are swirled in one pot, then poured into the mold. This technique is referred to as "in the pot swirl" and is a great method for either beginner or intermediate soap makers.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Lavender & Clay Mondo Bath Fizzy. This tri-colored bath fizzie has a lot of great ingredients in it - shea butter, two different kinds of clay and the great scent of lavender.