Coming in the July/Aug Issue

FOCUS: Rules & Regulations

The next issue of Saponifier will focus on Rules & Regulations with a wide array of information and tutorials on:

  • Guidance, Compliance and Regulatory Information for soap, toiletry and candle makers.
  • An explanation of the terms Certified Organic, Fair Trade, and Sustainability  – and how they are regulated by governing bodies.
  • Souvenir Soaps – Creative and simple soaps that double as souvenirs
  • Everything you need to know about making gel candles, including a Seascape Gel Candle Tutorial that is perfect for summer!

Herbal monographs on Cleavers and Lady’s Mantle

Botanicals 101 – coming up in the May/June issue!

Botanicals 101Getting Started with Botanicals: – how to use them and which are must-have ingredients for soapmakers and chandlers alike…

Botanicals 101

  • Coloring Soaps with Clays!
  • Recipes for Using Dried Botanicals in Soaps, Bath Teas, Salts, Bombs, and More
  • Instructions for Making Natural Candles Using Essential Oils and Botanicals
  • Pressed Flowers and Leaf Wrapped Candle Tutorials
  • The Crafters Garden – Garden Plans Designed with Soap Making in Mind!
  • Monographs on Yerba Santa and Burdock
  • … and MUCH More!

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Expanding Your Business in 2010!

Coming March 1st (Issue #39)

We’re Turning The Spotlight On:

  • Profit Margins: The Cost of Acquiring a Customer
  • Expanding Your Business on a Budget
  • Retail Toolkit: International Sales
  • Formulas for Your Summer Line
  • Monographs on Lovage and Rue
  • … and much much more!

Advertising closes at the end of the day (today!). Contact us today to reserve your ad space.

Home Care Products – Coming January 2010!

webcover-Jan10The first issue of Saponifier for 2010 will include information you won’t want to miss!

Home Care Products

  • Tackling the Laundry: Laundry Detergent, Dryer Sheets, Fabric Softeners and Dryer Bags
  • Kitchen Duty: Soaps for Hand and Automatic Dish Washing
  • The Fragrant Home: Candles, Diffusers, Aroma Beads and Room Sprays
  • GMP: How Small Businesses Can Cope
  • Monographs on Tapioca and Pink Root
  • … and MUCH More!

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2010 Editorial Calendar


Home Care Products


Expanding Your Business


Botanicals 101


Rules and Regulations


Advanced Techniques For Soap and Candles


Recipe Extravaganza

Coming November

Coming in the Nov/Dec 2009 Issue:
Science In Action
The final issue of Saponifier for 2009 will include information you won’t want to miss!

We’re Turning The Spotlight On:

  • The Winners of the 2009 Readers Choice Awards
  • The Chemistry Behind Soap and Candles
  • Formula Dictionary (to make all the technical information easier to understand)
  • Monographs on Blue Lobelia and Unicorn Root
  • … and MUCH More!

Coming up in the July/Aug Issue

We’ll be sporting a sleek new design in the next issue!

Cosmetics & Toiletries

Cosmetics & Toiletries

Topics & Deadlines for July/August:

Focus: Cosmetics & Toiletries
Tutorials & Information on:

  1. Mineral Makeup
  2. Lip Balm and Gloss
  3. Herbal Ointments
  4. Lotions
  5. Creams and Scrubs

To Be Published July 1st
Advertising Deadline: June 15th

Coming in the March/April Issue

Topics & Deadlines for March/April 2009

FOCUS: Advanced Soapmaking 101: Swirling, Embedding, Liquid Soap, Transparent Soap.

  • Swirling Made Simple in Cold and Hot Process Soap
  • Combining Melt and Pour and Hot Process Soap to Create Special Effects
  • Creating ‘Scapes’ in Melt and Pour Soap (Underwater Ocean Scenes)
  • More Tutorials
  • More Interviews
  • Herb Monographs

To Be Published March 1, 2009
Editorial Deadline: February 1, 2009
Advertising Deadline: February 15, 2009

Coming in the January/February Issue

Topics & Deadlines for January/February 2009

FOCUS: Innovative Products/Methods (Focus on new materials available, etc)

  • Reviews of the newest products to hit the market
  • An interview with Chrissie Slade of Gorgeous Guineas
  • Tips for formulating products with a single, non-soap surfactant
  • Soap Making: New Methods For Old Favorites
  • Green Tea Benefits For Your Body: Inside and out
  • Herb Monographs on Eyebright and Red Clover

To Be Published January 1, 2009
Editorial Deadline: December 1, 2008
Advertising Deadline: December 15, 2008

Coming in the November/December Issue

Topics & Deadlines for Nov/Dec 2008

Saponifier is proud to bring you an entire edition focused on CANDLES, including:

  • Tips for turning your passion for candles into a thriving business.
  • Interviews with chandlers with an in-depth look at the differences between soy and paraffin wax.
  • A journey back through time to learn about the history and use of candles- with an eye for aspects you can incorporate into your line today.
  • An introduction to Candle Magic: a growing market.
  • 2008 Supplier Awards (Winners announced from our Best-of-the-Best survey)
  • Monographs on Hawthorn and Chicory.

To Be Published November 1, 2008
Editorial Deadline: October 1, 2008
Advertising Deadline: October 15, 2008

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