Why Packaging is Important.

    Why Packaging is important and what to consider when choosing the packaging for your precious makes.   People always say “Don’t judge a book by its cover” and of course, I agree that once you have done your research, read the reviews and spoken to a sales advisor, you might just about uncover […]

The Basics of Product Photography.

Good Morning, Creators. My names Joseph Davis and I’m the product photographer and promotions assistant for the Soap Kitchen. My role is to photograph, edit and produce images not only for the website and social media but for magazines such as Mollie Makes, Natural Health, Reloved and Craft’s Beautiful. Today I will run through the […]

Guide to using colours (Part 4)

One of our most frequently asked questions is what colours to use for certain products. Here is our final part of our quick guide to using colourants by product, this week we take a look at colouring Liquids. You can find part 1  colour cp soap here Part 2  colour melt and pour soap here […]

Guide to using colours (Part 3)

One of our most frequently asked questions is what colours to use for certain products. So here is part 3 of our quick guide to using colourants by product, this week we look at Bath Bombs and dry toiletries. You can find part 1 colour, cp soap here Part 2  colour, melt and pour soap […]

Guide to using colours (Part 2)

One of our most frequently asked questions is what colours to use for certain products. So following on from last week’s article, here is a quick guide to using colourants in Melt & Pour soaps. You can find part 1 colour cp soap here.   There is no definitive usage rate for colours in cosmetic […]

Guide to using colours (Part 1)

Each week we will be looking at colouring soap and this week we start with cold process. One of our most frequently asked questions is what colours to use for certain products. So here is a quick guide to using colourants by product; There is no definitive usage rate for colours in cosmetic products. How […]

Soap mould design and production at The Soap Kitchen

Colin Fox explains how soap moulds are designed and produced at The Soap Kitchen It is not widely known that all of the soap moulds sold by The Soap Kitchen are designed and produced on site here in Devon. I produce two types of moulds: silicone rubber and vacuum formed-plastic. Both types of moulds produce […]

What’s In Our Kitchen?

The Soap Kitchen name is well-known throughout the UK, Europe and beyond, known for its high quality ingredients but we also make our own products too. Our products are made from our own unique recipes, they are handmade, hand poured, packaged and labelled by hand in house too. Today, our chief manufacturer, Jo is going […]

The Power Of Thinking- Lettie Pringle

This article has been kindly contributed by Lettie Pringle a Scottish expert in soap making from Bubble Trouble Soap. Like many soapers Bubble Trouble is a part time business that we run in the evenings, weekends and any other spare time we get, through the week I work. An important part of running a soap […]