Handmade Magazine features soapmaking DIY projects, free soap & cosmetic recipes, packaging ideas, inspiration and trends for handmade cosmetic and soap makers. Each magazine offers business articles to help grow your handmade soap and cosmetic business. Enjoy beautiful photography and detailed recipes to advance your soap making and cosmetic making skills.
Vol. 41 - 2016 brings new changes to Handmade Magazine with more articles and more inspiration than ever before. This issue is 66 pages with 10 recipes, 8 educational articles, 3 business articles and lots of inspiration throughout. This month’s themes are Cardamom, Botanical Sugar and Rose Water.
Vol. 42 - Blossom waters, superflower teas and citrus inspired this issue of Handmade Magazine. Enjoy 66 pages packed full of handmade soap and cosmetic recipes, educational articles, business articles and inspiration.
Vol. 43 - White chocolate was the inspiration behind volume 43 of Handmade Magazine. In this issue we combine white chocolate ideas with mint, lavender, and raspberry for the perfect balance of floral, mint, and gourmand fragranced recipes. Enjoy 59 pages full of soap and cosmetic recipes, science articles, business articles, current handmade trends, and educational articles designed to help you become a better handmade artisan.
Vol. 44 - Fruit and floral fragrance blends are the inspiration in this issue of Handmade Magazine. Enjoy ten different soap and cosmetic recipes that are fragranced with fruit and floral as well as numerous business and chemistry articles for your handmade business. In this issue, we crafted a cold process soap with carrot baby food, created hair conditioner from scratch, and tested out neon powdered colors in cold process soap! Get reading to learn from these 59 pages tailored to handmade soap and cosmetics small businesses.
Vol. 45 - The 2016 Pantone Color of the Year is the inspiration for volume 45 of Handmade Magazine. This year the "color" is actually two colors, Rose Quartz (a soft pink) and Serenity Blue (a pastel blue). Enjoy fifty-eight pages filled with recipes, business articles, science articles and trending themes in the cosmetic industry. Many of the recipes include fragrances specifically designed for Rose Quartz and Serenity Blue.
Vol. 46 - Indigo is the inspiration behind this issue of Handmade Magazine. Read business articles and educational articles designed to help you and your business grow. This issue includes ten soap and cosmetic recipes, two chemistry articles, three business articles and more packed into 63 pages.
Natural handmade artisans will love this issue of Handmade Magazine. This 72-page magazine is filled with Garden Fresh Herb recipes as well as business articles, trends, and other goodies. Many of this month’s recipes were made using natural essential oils including lemongrass essential oil, rosemary essential oil, and peppermint essential oil.
Vol. 47 - 'Summer Pickins' is the inspiration behind this issue of Handmade Magazine. This issue is packed with 63 pages of resources to help you succeed including 10 recipes, a chemistry article explaining glycerin rivers in cold process soap, pureed food in cp soap testing results and so much more.
Farmer’s Market Fruits provided inspiration for this issue of Handmade Magazine. Enjoy a variety of recipes fitting with peaches, pears, and apples as well as business articles and handmade industry trends. This issue is 72 pages.
Vol. 48 - 'Creamy Caramel' is the inspiration behind this issue of Handmade Magazine. Enjoy reading 64 pages filled with recipes, business articles, educational Q&A's, and much more. In this issue, we incorporate milk and test different colored mica powders in cold process soap.
Vol. 49 - 'Modern Fall Fragrances' is the inspiration behind this issue of Handmade Magazine. Enjoy reading 64 pages filled with recipes, business articles, educational Q&A's, and much more. In this issue, we tested clays in cold process soap and showed how you can enhance soap recipes with coffee.
This issue of Handmade Magazine was inspired by the craft show season. Enjoy 72 pages that include fall recipes, craft show trends, interviews with successful soapmakers, and articles to help you succeed at your next craft show.
Vol. 50 - 'Vanilla' is the the theme for this month's Handmade Magazine. This 64-page issue is packed with resources for new and experienced soap makers. Enjoy chemistry articles, educational articles, product testing, and new vanilla inspired recipes!
This issue of Handmade Magazine was inspired by winter holidays. Enjoy 72 pages that include festive holiday cosmetic and soap recipes, business articles, and current trends in the handmade cosmetic industry.
Vol. 51 - 'Wine, Prosecco and Champagne' inspired this issue of Handmade Magazine. Enjoy reading 64 pages filled with recipes, business articles, educational Q&A's, and much more. Featured articles include 'Incorporating Wine Into Cold Process Soap' and 'Should You Start A Subscription Business.'
Vol. 52 - Learn the science in soap making in this chemistry issue of Handmade Magazine. This issue includes twenty-one science-focused articles written specifically for the handmade cosmetic industry.