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We are Saponifier, the digital magazine written to professional & aspiring Soapmakers, focusing on materials, design, techniques and solutions. Saponifier is the fastest growing independently published title within the handcrafted soap, toiletry, and candle making industry. Now approaching our 17th year of publication, Saponifier is published bimonthly (6x-year) in PDF format.

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July/Aug 2015

Cover Photo: Zahida Map / Handmade in Florida • USA


  • Savoir Faire
    Being Visible, by Melinda Coss
  • In The Lab
    No Charge, by Kevin Dunn
  • Review
    Power of the Seed – Your Guide to Oils for Health and Beauty, by Marina Tadiello
  • Herbal Wisdom
    Tisane Time!, by Natalie Wilson
  • Candles
    Be a Social Media Butterfly!, by Kyli Wolfson
  • Working Smarter
    Web Hosting Terminology Made Easy, by Michelle Rhoades
  • Potpourri
    Visual Storytelling: Using Social Media to Market Your Brand, by Erica D. Pence
  • Wit & Whimsy
    Social Media: How the Web was Won, by Anissa Patterson


  • Winners Announced: 2015 Design Mania Contest
  • One Soap, Two Lyes, by Elham Eghbali



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I often hear hobbyist who make soap, cosmetics and candles describing themselves as, “I’m just a hobbyist,”  as if their work was less significant than the work of a business owner.  Is a hobbyist less knowledgeable, less skilled  or less significant than a business owner? Of course not! Let us take a look at why.…

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Congratulations to all of our 2015 Design Mania contest winners!! This years design contest was based on 4 spectacular design technique tutorials published in the May/June 2015 issue. Grand Prize Winner Daniela Naumann – Austria Turkish Embru Technique Elena Lobanok – Belarus Flower Power Technique Daniela Naumann – Austria Inverted Stamp Technique Svetlana…

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It’s time to get social! It is time to use social media to your advantage, that is. If you are like millions of other soap/bath & body/candle makers, you use social media. But, do you use it to spread the word about  your business? If not, you are missing out on the fastest growing method…

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