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Aug 1st 2015

Basic Handcrafted Soap Facts

So what really is “handmade soap” or “handcrafted soap”?I can only give you my definition as many soap makers or cosmetic manufacturers have their own view. It’s a lot like baking a cake, in my opinion. Do you use a box mix, or do you start from scr…

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Welcome to Arcadia Valley Soap!
Feb 3rd 2015

Welcome to Arcadia Valley Soap!

It’s March. It’s finally sunny. It’s time to start fresh.My tulips are beginning to poke their heads up through the previously frozen ground and that always reminds me that all things are possible. So, welcome to the start of the Arcadia Valley So…

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Apr 29th 2014

Eco-friendly Teamwork

The first soap business I started almost 15 years ago was Botanical Earth. It is everything I love – essential oils, organics and raw ingredients with no synthetic fragrances or preservatives. It’s completely minimalist to the best of my ability.…

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