New Soapmaking Class Dates for Fall These classes will be held at the Summit recreation center in Canton, MI, from 6-9 PM. September 21, 2015, Cold Process 101 September 23, 2015, 2015, Melt & Pour 101 October 19, 2015, Cold Process 201 October 21, 2015, Melt & Pour 201 November 9, 2015, Holiday Cupcakes November 18, 2015, Holiday Cupcakes Visit cantonfun.org to register.
So excited that our Feb 28 soap class is full! So much creative energy is going to be flowing with 12 students in the classroom, I can’t wait to see the results. If you didn’t get into this class, no worries, we have new classes planned for May and June.Cold Process classes wil be held May 5 and 12. Melt & Pour classes will be May 19 and June 2. All classes are held atContinue reading
This weekend, Jan 24-27 in Rosemont, IL. Wish I could be there personally, but the good news is that our soaps will be there. Please vist with our reps, The Haefling Group, to see and smell our newest products.
Our last big show of the year is this weekend, Dec 6, at St Thomas a’Becket Church in Canton. All of our Christmas soaps will be on sale, as well as Herbal Body Lotion and more! And don’t forget, mention this post and get 25% off any one item. New Coupon Code is on the site – FREESOAP. Buy any 6 bars of Perfectly Natural Soap and Get One Free until December 19th.
One of our most popular gift items is a slice of cake (soap, of course) in a beautifully decorated box. Each one is carefully assembled with a lot of attention to detail. This happens to be my personal favorite soap cake, which could be because I love Christmas so much. The cake is scented with Christmas Wreath, a blend of holiday greenery and tart berries. Each cake is first sliced into ten equal pieces. TheContinue reading
Getting ready to cut and wrap some Signature Scents natural glycerin soaps today. They are made in either 18 or 35 bar trays as shown below. Once solid, they are pressed out of the molds and hand-cut into individual bars. Durng the soapmaking process, glycerin is formed. We retain all the natural glycerin in our soaps, unlike commercial companies that remove and sell it. Glycerin is wonderful for attracting moisture to your skin.Continue reading
Interested in how we do things here? Want to know how your favorite products are made? We are starting a new series of posts that will give you a little glimpse into our operations. This time we are creating some of our popular Aqua Crystal Home Fragrance Jars. The most common question customers have about these is “What is it ?”. It is a polyacrylate crystal, that swells when it comes in contact with liquids. The crystals holdContinue reading
Did you miss the MP class yesterday? We had a great time, and everyone took home their own amazing creations. Time flew by. It’s not too late to get in on the fun, Monday March 31. Just register at cantonfun.org, and you can learn to make luxurious, handcrafted soap in your own kitchen. I look forward to seeing you there!
We’re getting closer to class time. I’ve added a page to the site with all the information you need to get signed up. These will be fun, hands-on classes and you get to take home your creations. I look forward to seeing you there! Sharon
THe Great Lakes Natural Soap Company will be closed from December 20 – January 6. I wish everyone a safe and blessed Christmas and a very Happy New Year. Thank you to each and everyone of you, who helped make 2013 our best year ever.