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Scents (for) the Moment

April 06, 2016

We love aromatherapy around here; that’s what we’re all about! Sensing the moment to give you the best scent for the moment! We’ve come up with a nifty guide to help you find the perfect aromatherapy scents to guide you from the mood you’re in, to the mood you want to be (or to stay) … Continue reading Scents (for) the Moment

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Extending the Life of Handmade Soap

March 10, 2016

Handmade soap is an investment in quality, purity, and individuality. When you purchase a bar of handmade soap, you’re making a statement. You’re saying that you care about the ingredients that are going on your body,  you understand and respect craftsmanship, you understand the value of quality, and you’re detail-oriented. Like every investment, you want … Continue reading Extending the Life of Handmade Soap

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Why I Switched to Handmade Soap

February 21, 2016

About 8 months ago, I found myself intrigued by ingredient labels on beauty products. Once I got involved with some local animal shelters, I decided I needed to make a switch to all cruelty-free products (I explain more about that story on this blog post). As I started reading ingredients, I realized the soap I … Continue reading Why I Switched to Handmade Soap

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Why Use Preservatives?

January 26, 2016

We are in a culture where the term “all natural” gets tossed around quite a bit, but what does that mean? It is supposed to mean that all of the elements used to create the product have been derived from nature. But what if you don’t want everything that nature has to offer?  Along with beautiful botanicals, … Continue reading Why Use Preservatives?

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How to Create a Bath Fizzie (Bath Bomb)

January 22, 2016

Bath Fizzies are extremely popular these days. They provide fun, fragrance, and skin-loving moisture to the traditional bath. The great thing about Bath Fizzies are that they can be customized to fit your favorite style and scents. When Bath, Body, and Candle Moments re-opens, we will be selling fun and fragrant Bath Fizzies on our site, … Continue reading How to Create a Bath Fizzie (Bath Bomb)

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Learning Cold-Process Soap

January 10, 2016

I had the distinct pleasure of working with Angela Carillo of Alegna Soap yesterday as she taught me how to create cold process soap-making. Cold-process soap is the art and science of saponification.  In short, saponification is the process of lye (or sodium hydroxide) reacting with triglycerides (fats) to create soap. The saponification process happens … Continue reading Learning Cold-Process Soap

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Why Buy Handmade?

December 12, 2015

In a world that’s increasingly shrinking because of technology, there’s an over-saturation of commercialism and access to products. You could scour sites like Amazon and eBay and literally find almost anything and have it shipped to your front door. With so much availability of products from around the world, why should you consider buying handmade, … Continue reading Why Buy Handmade?

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