Natural Soap Colorants

Natural Soap Colorants

In my pursuit of removing cancer linked colorants from Eden’s Rivers soap, these new season of products will yours natural colorants.  Natural colorants like clays, herbs, and spices don’t offer the same dazzle as some artificial colorants, but the variety is still amazing. The picture I am using for inspiration has many different colors. These … Continue reading

New Inspirations for Natural Colors

New Inspirations for Natural Colors

With the new 100% natural soaps it is harder to make colors, but I am determined to continue making color soaps with natural additives. My new post-cancer-scare  soaps will be inspired by living beautiful things. For my new soap the inspiration is this picture: I think these colors will be lovely for a spring soap! … Continue reading

Breast Cancer and Cosmetic Products

Breast Cancer and Cosmetic Products

There is nothing scarier than hearing your doctor say the word cancer. A few months ago I noticed something was different about my left breast. I shrugged it off. It’s probably nothing. Still, I decided to tell my doctor on my next routine visit.  He checked it out and said it’s probably nothing, but I needed some … Continue reading

100 Reasons to Buy Eden’s Rivers Soap #17

100 Reasons to Buy Eden’s Rivers Soap #17

Reason #17:  It Deodorizes Your Car According to Reader’s Digest, you can “Place a little piece of your favourite scented soap in a mesh bag and hang it from your rear-view mirror.” You’ll never have to buy those little green tree air fresheners again! Related articles You Can Tackle 40 Household Tasks With Only Five Items … Continue reading

Hot Springs and Bathhouses

Hot Springs and Bathhouses

I haven’t posted lately because I‘ve been on vacation to Hot Springs! Yes, I actually got to go on a vacation this year! Rejoicing and hosannas aside, I actually did a ton of soap making related research during this trip. Well, a ton might be an overestimate; I did some research after taking lovely hikes … Continue reading

What’s Your Color Personality?

What’s Your Color Personality?

      There’s a fun little personality quiz at RealSimple magazine that I really enjoyed taking.  It says that according to color experts, color choices  can be linked with personality. So what do your favorite colors say about you?         The quiz gives four options: Earth personality, Water personality, Fire personality, and Air … Continue reading

100 Reasons to Buy Eden’s Rivers Soap #99

100 Reasons to Buy Eden’s Rivers Soap #99

 Reasons to Buy Eden’s Rivers Soap #99: It’s the Great Unsticker According to RealSimple magazine, soap is the best “unsticker” you can own. Do you have a door that won’t quite close? Just rub a bar of soap over the inner frame of the door. This trick also works well for drawers that don’t glide open … Continue reading

It’s Almost Mid-Summer. New Soap Highlight!

It’s Almost Mid-Summer. New Soap Highlight!

A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream I cannot believe it’s almost mid-summer!  Isn’t there something magical about those short summer nights? The warm breezes, the fireflies twinkling, the earth smelling of flowers—these are the memories life is worth living for. There is always the feeling that perhaps something unexpected and exciting will happen. I created the scent for … Continue reading