This is a list of favourite suppliers and service providers.
Rest assured, I will only recommend companies that I either use myself and am 100% happy with or are recommended by others whose opinion I value.
Just A Soap - high quality and competitively priced ingredients for soap making and other cosmetics. Includes essential and fragrance oils, butters, oils, bases, colours, packaging and so much more. Gordon is super helpful and speedy delivery too and you are supporting a small business.
Mystic Moments - great range of fragrance and essential oils, moulds, butters, oils, clays, colours and gifts. Use this linkto get £5 off your first order , new customers only and min £25 spend required. (sign up to their email list required - details when you click on the link - transparency - I get a £5 voucher too but I do love Mystic Moments and they are a fantastic supplier)
Freshskin - large range of good value essential oils, fragrance oils and quality supplies for candle making, soap making and homemade beauty products.
The Crafters Shop- sell a wide range of ingredients and they also have fixed cosmetic safety assessments available on a variety of bath products such as bath bombs and melts
The Soapery - essential oils, to carrier oils, soap making supplies, candle making supplies, waxes, melt and pour soap bases and much more, you'll find them all at The Soapery.
Polly's Petals - if you like to put botanicals on top of your soap Cara and the team at Polly's Petals have the biggest selection. You really will be spoilt for choice.
Naturally Thinkingsell a huge range of ingredients and skincare products including plant extracts and essential oils that they grow on their own farm. The range is huge so best browsed when you have some time to spare.
MAF - Need Cosmetic Assessments? Michael at MAF provides efficient, cost-effective and professional Cosmetic Product Safety Reports (CPSR), advice and consultancy. Assessments include pre assessed soaps, bath products, syndet bars, cosmetic emulsions, beard and hair care etc or you can submit your own recipes and variants.
Craftovator are a huge supplier of all things soap, candle and other perfume products. Includes raw materials, botanicals, essential oils and fragrance oil products.
Ocean Moulds - The lovely Gemma and her mum have a wide range of bath bomb moulds and also the ever popular shampoo bar moulds which I highly recommend if you want to make shampoo bars that are uniform and well pressed. (Transparency - this is an affiliate link and I do get a small % for any purchases made as a result of my recommendation but rest assured I would not recommend something I had not tried and loved myself)
All the companies listed above support me in The Soap Suite with member discount codes. The Soap Suite is for soap business owners who want step their business up a level with trainings, support, resources, coaching and mentoring all in one place at a low monthly cost.
Wholefoods Online - I often get asked where I get my cocoa butter discs from - answer - these guys. Much easier than trying to break up solid lumps of the stuff!
Eco Craft - wide range of eco/compostable postal and product packaging. Too much to describe here, do have a browse.
Kite Packaging - great for all sizes of cardboard postal boxes, tissue paper, crafts paper and paper tape (top tip you will have to use solvent based or it does not stick to itself)
Craftastik- a great range of fragrance oils, micas and other soap making ingredients (including sodium hydroxide)
Candleshack - a lovey range of fragrance oils that are suitable for body products too plus, if you are looking at getting in to candle making, a learning space too.
Naturally Balmy- wide range of ingredients, packaging, assessments, ready made products and more. Too much to list, have a browse on the website.