Handmade soap and related beauty products have found serious demand in recent years. These artisanal items are appealing for consumers who are interested in going beyond the standard offerings created by the major brands. For individuals who create soap, there is a new opportunity arising: For people who find their audience, making soap can go from a hobby to a source of income.
When a handmade soap brand makes the leap to professional status, it's time to focus on labeling. Marketing artisanal soap means competing against other small brands, as well as the corporate operations that have mass production and advertising budgets on their side.Continue reading