Bulk Apothecary Blog

Bulk Apothecary Blog

Homemade Facial Cleanser Using Cocoa Butter Grapeseed and More I know SO many people who got one of those Home Cleansing Systems…you know, those fancy facial tools that clear the pores and make your skin look fresh? I think Clarisonic’s Mia is the most popular brand, and works the best, but there are countless others […]

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Are you off to the beach this holiday season? I’m sure you’ll be soaking up plenty of sun. Don’t forget to pack the Aloe Vera. Aloe Vera has many wonderful benefits. It’s used to treat sunburn, cuts, and even acne prone skin. Aloe Vera helps give your skin that beautiful glow, while it smooths and […]

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We’ve been inundating our customers with Peppermint recipes, we forgot about another favorite: Gingerbread. This is another flavor we all love this time of year, and Gingerbread soaps make FANTASTIC housewarming gifts for your holiday parties. The recipe below can be altered. You can use another fragrance or essential oil with the Gingerbread mold if […]

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So you’ve made the soaps, mixed some peppermint oil in and created that fancy swirl technique to “wow” your friends and family. Now what? They say don’t judge a book by it’s cover, but we all do. So you need your homemade products to be packaged in something nice. That’s where Bulk Apothecary comes in! […]

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Those shower cubes are all the rage this holiday season and they make an EXCELLENT gift. It’s pretty easy to make your own, AND you can customize with seasonal flavorings like peppermint. Pair them with your soaps, candles and more for a wonderful gift that people can use! Happy Holidays!     **The ingredients you […]

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Confession: I love everything peppermint. This time of year screams peppermint, and why not make a soap to go along with my latte? The recipe below can be altered in so many ways. It’s a basic soapmaking recipe using our peppermint essential oil and some cocoa powder for effect. You can use cocoa butter if […]

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Bath and body lotions make a great gift for just about everyone. Teachers, kids, adults…everyone loves a flavored lotion. At holiday time, you see seasonal flavors available at ridiculous prices in just about every corner of the department store. So how about making your own bottles of lotion, packaging them up with some nice ribbon […]

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It’s late November, the snow is falling and you’re being bombarded with the thought of gift-giving. You haven’t even finished the Halloween candy and every commercial, billboard and mailing is suggesting the perfect gift for your mom, mailman and child’s teacher. The problem is, your finances are tight and your trying to start up a […]

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  This is probably the single most asked question in our industry. For many beginners, making their own melt and pour soap base is the ‘Holy Grail’ of soap making. This is actually quite a simple process that, for some reason, most professional soap makers and soap making supply sites guard as a trade secret. People […]

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