Blue Aspen Originals

aspen leaf
Fine soaps hand crafted in small batches

Some web sites to visit about soapmaking

Kathy Miller's Homemade Soap The wonderful site where I learned to create my own soaps using her recipes and also how to design my own recipes. The best links page out there and her soaps for sale are wonderful too!

Majestic Mountain Sage Lye Calculator A wonderful online lye calculator, just enter the amounts and types of oils you wish to use and it will calculate the amount of lye needed for different levels of superfatting. They also have a fragrance calculator and recipe section as well as supplies for sale.

Walton Feed An informative soap site with great links.

Lovena's Soapmaking Lovena is building a wonderful web page about the Oven Hot Process Method.

Microwave Soap Karen has put together a great site on how to make hot processed soap using a microwave.

Glossary for the Modern Soap Maker A collection of terms, definitions and acronyms for today's soap maker.


Some great suppliers

BrambleBerry Soap Making Supplies Another place for great customer service and fragrance oils as well as molds and pigments.

From Nature with Love Offers 1,600+ natural ingredients for soapmaking, aromatherapy and other handcrafted products. Wholesale, no minimum order.

The Buying Group A growing cooperative for soapmaking supplies some of them 100's percents lower than many companies and co-ops offer.

Tradewinds Fragrance Company Wonderful fragrances that are not found anywhere else. Their Hawaiian Sandalwood is one of my personal favorites. Great customer service too!

Zenith Supplies Located in Seattle makes it convenient to pick up my base oils.

SKS Bottle SKS has a great selection of bottles and other packaging.


Newsgroups

Soapmaking 101 This list is intended for the purpose of soap makers of all levels to exchange ideas, recipes, problems and solutions of soap making. All ideas and input are welcome and appreciated no matter how big or small.

TLC Soaps Our list is for those interested in learning how to make soaps and sundries and for those that just enjoy chatting about soaps and sundries and helping others.

Majestic Mountain Sage Discussion List Majestic Mountain Sage sponsors a discussion list for soap makers. The purpose of this list is to help customers and friends of Majestic Mountain Sage make soap.


Soapers on the Web

Cottage Hill Soaps My bath and body products will delight your senses, lift your spirits, and pamper your skin.

Millennium Soap & Herbal Skin Products All of our soap, salves, foot products, shampoo, skin creams & lip balms are carefully made by hand with the finest natural ingredients.

Staiano Homemade Soap All of our labels list our sumptuous and sensual all-natural ingredients.

Sun Drops Soap Sundrops Soaps are a celebration of nature in color, scent and texture... inspired by earth, flower, herb and mineral.

Sweet Scents Soap We're a natural soapmaking company, located in Neenah, Wisconsin, that also specializes in supplying cosmetic grade colorants, pigments, and clays for use in cold process and "melt and pour" soapmaking.

Redolents Designer Soaps A web page with wonderful pictures of their soap and you can even design your own soap online!

Paloma Soaps Fine Handcrafted bath products made from natural ingredients.


More Links!

Suds N' Scents A supplier in Vancouver, B.C. with lots of recipes, a newsletter and they offer classes.

Monarch Fragrances Aromatherapy fragrance and essential oils, candle scents and scented oils of fragrances including rose oil, lavender oil, aromatherapy candle making products and supplies, essential soap oils by designer Monarch Fragrances.


Recipes for Pet Food

Link to my pages on homemade pet foods.