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Private Workshop: Soapmaking for Beginners

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A summary of all the information you need about our FOs. Includes oil traits, soap and candle performance, flash points and aromatic descriptions. Learn more.

Crafting Recommendations

Best scents for candles

Which essential & fragrance oils will work best on candles?

We get this question pretty often, so here's a roundup of our recommended scents based on our own experiments and  customer feedback.  Read more.

August 2021 mindful maker

Mia Lauchengco

Seasoned soap artisan, workshop diva, and loyal Islas customer Mia Lauchengco is our featured Maker of the Month this August! Read all about her story here!