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Black Friday Cyber Monday Week

It's the season of giving! From now until next Monday, November 30th all products are 20% off.This discount will be taken off automatically at checkout. This is the perfect time to stock up on your favorite soap and home scents. It's also a great time to put together a care package for anyone that could use some extra love and pampering. If you're not sure what to pick, here are some of my favorite items this season to get you started. Artisan Soap Gift Box Black Friday is traditionally a very busy shopping week, but with the events that have happened this year, it's best to shop from home and avoid going into crowded markets. With this in mind, I've...

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Candle Care Guide

Candles are a great addition to any home and can create a wonderful atmosphere in the rooms you burn them in. To help you get the most out of every candle that you burn, I've assembled some basic candle care guidelines. 1. Let your candle form a full melt pool. The melted wax of a burning candle is called the melt pool. It's important that you allow a full edge to edge melt pool to form in the container the first time you burn your candle. This ensures that your candle won't begin tunnel, or burn straight down through the wax without melting the wax on the sides of the jar as it goes. How long it takes a melt pool...

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What is artisan soap?

Wondering what makes artisan soap different from normal soap? Read on for a quick explanation of what defines "artisan" and how the soap at Smithmade Essentials is crafted to be high-quality.

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