Making

What does it take to start making handmade soaps? 1

What does it take to start making handmade soaps?

People often ask me for advice on gettting started making handmade soaps. Collecting some common questions and answers here. Where to get ingredients? The short answer is online. Any of the Amazon, Flipkart, Ebay type places will usually have everything you need to get started making soaps. This should be adequate if you are just …

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No longer selling soaps or carnivorous plants because of GST 2

No longer selling soaps or carnivorous plants because of GST

Update: The government has now allowed online sellers the same exemption from having to register for GST as regular sellers. So I am once more selling soaps and carnivorous plants.   This blog is basically about the stuff I am up to at home. When I make artistic soaps because I enjoy making them, I …

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Some notes on cold process soap making and some effects 3

Some notes on cold process soap making and some effects

I have learned a lot from videos, articles, tools and tutorials online, when it comes to soap making. Thought I’d pay it forward with some of my own learnings. Please note, this has nothing to do with “how to make soap” type introductory tutorials. This will be useful to you only if you already know how …

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trick soap

Introducing the Jumla soap

What started off as a joke seems to have taken on a life of its own, due to… circumstances. Introducing Jumla soaps. A “jumla” is colloquial slang for “tactic”. The term, popularized by the President of the prominent political party in India has come to mean an attractive offer that lacks substance. Well, it is …

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