About Amanda Gail

I am a soapmaker, author and blogger! I started blogging in 2008, sharing soap recipes, design tutorials and publishing articles on various topics of soapmaking. I LOVE sharing my knowledge with our community and publish free content on my blog every week. If you would like to support what I do, please become a Patron to support my contributions to the soap making community. THANK YOU!

New eBook from Bee Iyata – Learn to Make Soap Dough!

You might remember Bee from this guest blog post on soap molding! She has written an eBook on soap molding

By | October 22nd, 2016|Book Reviews, Soapmaking Books|0 Comments

Pink Camo Soap for Breast Cancer Month – Pink October

I made this soap last year with a soapy friend to give as gifts to women he was working with

Soap Making in Fiji

Benjamin and I spent 11 days in Fiji, teaching two groups the art and science of soap making as part

By | October 18th, 2016|Lovin Soap Project|3 Comments

Gel Phase in Soap Making – Preventing and Forcing Gel Phase

The gel phase of soap making is the heating stage of saponification. Once you pour your soap into its mold

So You Want to Sell Your Soap? Starting a Soap Business

Soap is piling up in your kitchen, spare bedroom and what used to be, your sewing room. Friends and family

By | September 30th, 2016|Selling Your Soap, Soap Business and Marketing, Wholesaling|1 Comment

Real Pumpkin Cold Process Soap Recipe – Pumpkin Pie Soap

'Tis the season for everything pumpkin! Pumpkin latte, pumpkin spice bread, pumpkin cinnamon rolls, pumpkin lip balm and pumpkin...soap! I

Wholesale Tips for Soap Makers

Benjamin and I had an overwhelming response to our Facebook Live video on the topic of wholesale. You can view

By | September 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Legislative Update for the Handcrafted Soap Community

Every so often there is a rumble in the community about legislation that effects our handcrafted industry. The below info

By | September 22nd, 2016|Industry Legislation|0 Comments