Wednesday, May 21, 2008

It never gets old

I just love seeing things I have made! Here is a photoshoot that has my blanket in it. It is the green crocheted one.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

What is new?

Well... we now have soap - yes sir handmade soap! I have ordered a few loafs to test recipes. Very soon we will be off and running with our own handmade soaps. Why test loafs? Well I wanted to try out shampoo bars, to see if I wanted to make them. I only sell things I use so - I had to use them to see if I should sell them. I love them, and have begun testing my own recipes. I have a recipe that does not use coconut oil and one that does. Now I have to decide which I like better or if I will offer both of them.

I also will have Organically Preserved products stocking in my store very soon. I hate chemical preservatives and I have searched high and low for a way to naturally preserve products that contain water or aloe. Well kids, I have found it. I can hardly contain my excitement. I am just thrilled to be able to offer these products to you. Finally a purely natural lotion, yes it is possible. Others may claim they do not add a preservative, but trust me they do. Please be aware that if you use a product in your fourmulation that contains a preservative you do not have to list that in your ingredients. So many people - say use aloe with a preservative in it and then just list aloe as an ingredient. The presevative in the aloe covers the whole product, but it looks like there is nothing added. This is a loophole. ALL FORMULATIONS THAT CONTAIN WATER OR EVEN ALOE MUST BE PRESERVED. Plus when that preservative is not listed there is no way for you to know what type it is. Is is a paraben? Does it contain and/or release formeldahyde?