Fayre or Market Stall

10 Tips for Running a Fayre or Market Stall

There is a lovely sense of community and a buzz of activity when you go to a fayre or market and look around at everyone’s wares on display. There is always a chance that you could find something suitable for yourself or a family member. If you make and sell soap and toiletry products then […]

Selling Online

Ways of Selling your Cosmetic Products Online

In an increasingly digital-age the internet offers you and your business a much wider customer base than you would be able to access through traditional retailing. Marketplaces such as Ebay, Etsy, notonthehighstreet.com and even your own website provide an outlet for you to sell your niche products to an international audience. It’s worth taking a […]


Do your products comply with all the directives and regulations?

Along with setting yourself up as a business legally it is also important for your products to comply with all the relevant directives and regulations. We take a look at Cosmetic Legislation, Food Imitation Regulations and Cosmetic Product Safety Reports (CPSR) and why they are so important. If you are want to sell and market […]

The Soap Kitchen Range

4 ways the Soap Kitchen can help you with products to market and sell

Do you know there are 4 ways the Soap Kitchen can help you produce cosmetic and toiletry products that you can market and sell yourself? Pre Assessed Products – The easiest way to get a product that’s ready to sell immediately Limited Base Products – A choice of base and selected additions with a low […]

Expiry Dates

Expiry Dates and Certificates of Analysis

We are often asked about the problem of expiry dates on all the many and varied products we have and there seems to be a great deal of confusion over this subject, so it would seem extremely useful to explain the process of expiry dates in cosmetic products and the difference from those used for […]

Good Manufacturing Practice

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

It’s important to adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) during the manufacture of products. This ensures that your products are manufactured in a clean, hygienic environment and no contamination of your products occurs. The Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 requires that all cosmetic products placed on the European market comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) set […]

Selling Soap

How to Sell Your Products Legally

In your free time you love to craft and you have a hobby. You make soap and cosmetic products for yourself. You thought for a change you would hand make some lovely soap and skincare products for friends or family for Christmas presents. They absolutely love them. They want to buy more from you or […]

How to get started selling soap or cosmetic products?

You have bought your ingredients and you have had some fun making some soap. Your friends like it and you have given some as gifts. Then someone says to you “I love your soap. Would you make me some? I’ll pay you for it.” Suddenly you are thinking ‘I love what I do. I could make […]