Hi! I'm Sabrina and I have been with WSA since 2017. My goal is to use this blog to help you learn about who we are and to share our knowledge about bath and body products with you.

It is hard to know all the ins and outs. The bath and beauty industry is full of buzz words and endless trends. Soap can be a dirty business and I am going to try and help clear it up for you.

October 17, 2019

This shampoo bar is different because it isn't pressed pieces of soap and ingredients bonded with bathtub-staining wax. This is still a cold-process soap. It doesn't contain sulfates or sulfides that can strip or damage hair. This bar isn't colored and is o...

June 13, 2019

We are currently offering two different classes (more to come). We provide all of the materials and information you will need to successfully make cold process soap. At the end of the class you will have made two batches of soap (4lbs) that you get to take home. 

For th...

May 13, 2019

Summer is here and so are the bugs! (Mosquitos, ticks, and fleas)

What is the best product for you to use to protect yourself and your family? 

There are a lot of bug sprays on the market today. Are they effective? Are they safe for you and the environment?

Deet

Deet has b...

April 10, 2019

There are mild exfoliators and harsh ones. Some are chemical and some are physical. You need to pick what is the best option for your skin. If you have sensitive skin you will want to stay away from harsh exfoliators, if your skin is a bit tougher it is ok to go a litt...

March 25, 2019

Not all soap is created equal

We all have favorite go-to products that we love to use, but should we be using them?

Not all soaps and lotions are created equal. For many of us choosing skin and hair products is both trial and error as well as brand loyalty. It can be sca...

March 13, 2019

This bar is formulated to clear skin of irritants as well as moisturize.

February 12, 2018

Many people have asked me how I got started making soap?  Well, it began back in 2007 while I was working as a high school science teacher. One of my co-workers, a wonderful woman who was a special ed. teacher at the time, mentioned to me that she often made her own so...

December 30, 2017

With the year 2017 coming to a close I started to think back to everything it has been.  Certainly it has been a full (and seemingly quick!) year.  By January 2017 our new building was in place.  This was very exciting for us as we soooo out grew our old shop which pre...

October 13, 2016

Four Thieves Soap is a customer favorite. We first started making this soap at the request of several of our customers.  This soap contains the essential oils of Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus & Rosemary. While that is an interesting combination, that smells great,...

October 13, 2016

We often get the question "Do you make your soap with lye?" To which we respond, "yes of course! You can't make soap without it" Well, this is disconcerting to some as lye is a very strong and dangerous base, not to applied to skin right!? So what's really going on her...

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