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What is special about Milk soaps? 

balsam pine goat milk soap

What is special about Milk soaps? 

What is special about Milk Soaps? There are many ways to make soap, with many different base ingredients. Most soaps begin their life with water, used to dissolve the required lye that will saponify the chosen oils in a soap recipe. Soap can be made from other liquids too, including varieties of teas, floral plant […]

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Why use Honey in Soap - goat milk soap

Why Use Honey in Soap? Nature’s Bounty  

Why Use Honey in Soap? Most people are surprised to hear that we spent a year researching soap BEFORE we opened our doors as a business.  As part of this process we learned that the skin benefits of honey are incredible. So, we have added bee-hives to the farm so that we will have our own […]

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coconut oil Coconut Oil vs. Tree Nut Allergies

Tree Nut Allergies and the use of Coconut Oil

Are you concerned about being allergic to the soap because of cocoNUT oil? We’ve been asked by customers with tree nut allergies if our soap is made using coconut oil. They are concerned about being allergic to goat milk soap because of the cocoNUT oil in our recipe. Memories of my college biology class told […]

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Cedarwood essentail oil

Cedarwood Essential Oil

Where does Cedarwood Essential Oil come from? Cedarwood is a plant found at high altitudes with cold, wet climates.  It is harvested mainly in Canada, British Columbia, and Washington State. The weather is damp in these regions and therefore a plethora of insects, microorganisms, and a multitude of fungus thrive. However, Cedarwood is naturally well-armed […]

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ASQ & Soap Analysis

Great news soap fans! Honey Sweetie Acres are now members of the American Society of Quality. It is an organization of people passionate about quality who use quality control tools, ideas and expertise to make the world a better place. As an ASQ member, we have begun a process of statistical process control in the […]

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handcrafted soap Deluxe Vanilla Handcrafted Goat Milk Soap

Fallacies of Goat Milk Soap & Handcrafted Soap

A fallacy is a type of erroneous reasoning that renders arguments logically unsound. Unfortunately, there are a few fallacies out there about handcrafted goat milk soap that has people questioning if goat milk soap is actually good for you. The blog today is to dispel some myths and provide educational detail…… Goats are dirty, smelly […]

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ADGA Linear Appraisal – What is it?

Many goat owners ask us this question. The attempt here is to provide a simple, broad-based explanation of the program. In very simple terms, Linear Appraisal is a system used to evaluate goats and their overall quality. The evaluation is aimed at helping to determine their structural correctness, their reproductive ability, functional durability, potential lifetime […]

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What is Aromatherapy?

What is Aromatherapy?

“The Art and Science of Using Plant Oils in Treatment Through Inhalation or Topical Application” Aromatherapy has its roots in ancient healing practices from all over the world. Archaeologists have found traces of multiple medicinal plants during excavations of ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Orient and throughout Europe. Medicinal gardens contained things like cucumbers pumpkins […]

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coconut oil Coconut Oil vs. Tree Nut Allergies

Coconut Oil vs. Tree Nut Allergies

We’ve been asked by customers with tree nut allergies if our soap is made using coconut oil. They were concerned about being allergic to the soap because of the cocoNUT oil used in our recipe.  Memories of my college biology class told me that a coconut and a tree nut were NOT the same thing, […]

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What is soap scum?

Soap Scum – Let’s Understand It

With our blog today, our goal is to help settle some of the confusion surrounding soap scum, what it is, where it comes from and what to do about it.  Having studied chemistry in college, understanding chemical reactions has always interested me. Probably explains why I am a soap-making nerd and Star Trek fan. As […]

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