This has been a long year with a lot of changes. The main one being moving our business out of the family home and into rented premises where we can focus solely on soap making production and have a lot more storage space for our products, ingredients, packaging and soap equipment. The other main … Continue reading Olive Leaf & Honey New Website
Lately I've had to ask a few tough questions about the future of Olive Leaf & Honey. Starting a business from scratch is never going to be easy in whatever area. It takes a lot of time, effort, research and money. Lots and lots of money and upfront too. So after a year if things … Continue reading The Future of Olive Leaf & Honey
What is hot process I here you ask? Well it is a traditional method (likely ancient) of soap making which still includes combining a sodium hydroxide solution with your choice of triglycerides. But whereas, in cold process soap you add these ingredients together relatively cooled, in hot process the combined batter is cooked over a … Continue reading Hot Process Soap Making – A New Venture
So what soaps have really performed well for me in my little Olive Leaf & Honey Etsy shop? I'm going to talk about the five who have really performed well with all of them being continuously popular with repeat customers. Pink Clay Sea Salt - the only soap from the Sea Salt range, this has … Continue reading My Top Five Best Selling OLH Soaps
Wow, it's almost been a year since my last post which is just tragic. I'm not sure what happened, except maybe social media overload. Going from someone who rarely even accessed her Facebook to having a business Facebook page, Instagram, 2x Work Emails and 2x Etsy shops, blogging just kind of got waylaid to the … Continue reading Hello There!