The Comeback Kid- the Soap Bar

This is an article from Stephensons– one of our biggest suppliers of quality speciality soap bases. Following the decline over the past few years, soap bars are making a comeback with sales increasing by 3%. To make the most of this trend here is some information on the growing trends and claims that can make the […]

Doggy Moisturiser

In honour of national love your pet day, I thought it would be a good opportunity to highlight that the soap kitchen sells products that can be used in a variety of items.  The same as people, dogs can suffer from dry and cracked feet. My black lab is very prone to small cracks in […]

Kayleigh’s Ombre Sheep

This week we hear from one of our lovely customers, so over to you Kayleigh: Recipe & photos Kayleigh Phoenix Drew: Getting a perfect ombre fade in soap might seem tricky, but with a simple technique you’ll get gorgeous results every time. I am based in the north east, I started making soap as I […]

CLP legislation explained

One of our most asked questions at the moment regards CLP. As many of our customers are candle makers this article will hopefully provide a bit of clarity around these regulations and help ease the confusion a little. What is CLP? CLP is the Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulation or to give it its full […]

Myrtle & Soap- Interview with a Maker

Myrtle & Soap- Natural Cosmetics with a pinch of magic! Myrtle & Soap caught my attention when they sent in their entry for our ‘Maker of the Month’ competition, before they had even made it to the 3 finalists of the month, I had asked Ellie if she would be happy writing an article for […]

Beard Balm

Today’s #makeitmonday we’re going to show you how to make a super easy beard balm. With valentine’s day around the corner why not surprise your other half this year and get them something that you’ll both love… handmade beard balm! Although this initially doesn’t scream red roses, hearts, ‘I love you’, trust me, that hairy […]

Brexit- how will it affect TSK

Brexit and how it affects our business and our non-UK customers As the UK approaches Brexit on March 29th 2019 it is only natural that our EU customers should start to question how this transition to the UK leaving the EU will affect our trade, in particular to EU countries, but also to countries already […]

Avocado Cold Process Soap

To finish off the month of January, here is the recipe to our Green Avocado Cold Process Soap, which has been the model of our Green Beauty advertising campaign this month. This is an advanced recipe so suitable for experienced soap makers. If you love avocados you will love this recipe! You’ll need Two good […]

The History of Soap!

Yaso Shan tells us the story of how soap began, are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin… In the world of personal hygiene, getting clean is big business. From shower gels to cleansing bars and from face washes to body scrubs to name but a few. But what about our old faithful: the humble bar […]

Coffee Body Butter

Green beauty for 2019 This coffee body butter is a great example of a recipe utilising some of nature’s most loved ingredients, the avocado and the coffee bean. Natural ingredients are so popular in the skincare industry, we want to reap all the benefits that nature has to offer us, and what better time to […]