Happy Sunday! I’m taking the day “off” today after a long week (well, few weeks) of studying like crazy. Friday was the final test of my Nutritional Therapy Degree from South Puget Sound Community College. It’s a 10 month program that includes 4 day in person labs and workshops, textbook studies, group phone calls and video lessons. I love the content and can’t wait to learn more. That being said, I’m also ready for a break from studying. It will be nice to have a few extra hours everyday. =) If you also have some free time this Sunday afternoon, check out my favorite happenings from around the web below.
Left to right, clockwise:
- How cute are these little Copper Leaf Drink Stirrers? They would be so festive for Thanksgiving.
- This colorful collection of soaps by Small Batch Soaps is so impressive! I love all the different techniques and color combinations.
- I love this quote. It’s such a good reminder to keep going and not let yourself down.
- This Soapicorn Unicorn Soap by Leeloo Soap is so fun! How could you not smile when using it?
Next week, get ready for a variety of tutorials inspired by sweet treats. Tis the season, right? =) These little cupcake soaps were made in disposable paper coffee cups, and are fragranced with Pumpkin Souffle Fragrance Oil. The “sprinkles” are used coffee grounds.
Next week, the team and I are going to be shooting more Soap Queen TV videos. One of the projects are these cold process bars made with activated charcoal, tea tree essential oil and tamanu oil. They are great for oily skin.
- I love Instagram, it’s one of my favorite social channels. If you’re looking to increase your engagement, check out these tips.
- Can emptiness be a good thing? Danielle LaPorte argues it is when used correctly.
- In October, the CEO of skincare brand California Baby announced the new Natural Advisory Council, which was founded to form a coalition of “green” product manufacturers. Learn more here.
- One of my favorite things is hearing about crafters making their first batch of soap. Rachel of Creative Adventures tried the Relaxing Lavender Cold Process Kit and did an amazing job! She wrote about her experience, and made a video of the process on her blog.
- The man who was arrested in 2013 for “drug possession” that turned out to be soap received a $195,000 settlement. What a nightmare!
To keep up with soapy social media throughout the week, you can follow me on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Snapchat. I’m Bramble-Berry on Snapchat. Don’t forget to tag your soapy projects on Instagram with the hashtag #SoapShare so I can see your projects!