(Custom Christal Clear Soaps with sand and flowers.)
As we age life presents to us many opportunities for gifting. Gifts can come in many forms, but my favorite is anything handmade. Not everyone likes to make gifts, purchasing a gift from a crafter can be just as special. I am blessed to have friends who have many talents, and also like to share and receive one-of-a-kind items. Receiving a gift out of the blue or just because someone thought it reminded them of you is a special feeling, making this the most pleasurable way to receive a gift for me, which makes it also my favorite way to gift to others. When someone gifts you something handmade they are not trying to be cheap, for they are made of the most precious things on earth, time, love, and passion making these items worth cherishing. Support the local makers of your community by attending farmers’ markets and seasonal craft shows. Items made here in the USA are not stuck on shipping containers! This holiday season think local.
(Baby shower gifts with Christal Clear Soaps)
Gifting is common on many special occasions, Birthdays happen to be one of the most popular of the days we gift. From the day you are born on your first bath, you will be introduced to soaps as a daily form of self-care. Making a product that is safe and soothing to the skin at all ages is important to me as a skincare enthusiast. Chances are if you are one of my friends or family that you will be getting a bar of soap for every birthday. Some of my favorite gifts growing up were bars of white tea soap from a local vendor, each year she had a new twist on the same bar making them something to look forward to.
(Useful gifts for all life's occasions. FUNCTIONAL ART)
Useful gifts are just as good as a handmade item in my opinion. Functional art is a way to make sure your gifts will be something used and not just sit in a corner collecting dust. Often in times of transition, we appreciate having fewer physical items to deal with, when we move into a new place we will call home. Soaps can be customized color pallets for your new college or your high school team. Celebrate the next chapter in your life with a soap made for you! Graduation and retirement gifts are as simple as soap!
(Custom Christal Clear Soaps)
Seasonal holidays are often themed with food, decoration, and even fragrances. Working these elements into my soaps helps me to connect with plants as they come and go for the year. Pine sap and pinecones are beloved winter items used to adorn the tops of soaps and add color and the natural fragrance of walking through the woods during the fall and winter. Houseguests just come with the holidays, having themed guest soaps for the holidays is a popular thing to do. Instead of buying an overly fragrant liquid soap in the mall, try a local bar of cold process soap from a local vendor near you. You just may find a soap dealer with all the fresh new deals for every occasion life has to offer.
(Wedding favor soaps with Christal Clear Soaps)
Traditional wedding gifts can be boring and often many times people already have that item you are gifting them. Meaning a custom batch of soaps for wedding favors, wedding gifts, and even as an anniversary gift is something many people would never even think of. Personalizing soaps with someone’s favorite flower, sands from your favorite beaches, and even a fragrance makes them even more special. Think outside the box next time you are searching for a gift, soap may be the unique gift you have been looking for.
Gift bags for those who are sick or under the weather for whatever reason are one of the main reasons I wanted to make fragrance-free natural soaps. Sometimes it is the simple little things in life that soothe us and help us to find some comfort. Taking a nice hot bath with natural healing items like, magnesium and Epsom salts, calming facial cleansers like clays, and skin-nourishing self-care products is always something I look forward to doing when I do not feel well. Gifting packs of self-care items has brought me close to people. Being trusted with someone’s skin is a privilege, helping me to formulate soaps for sensitive skin. Next time you are making up a bag for someone not feeling well, try including a local bar of soap along with some bath products.
(Christal Clear Soaps gift packs)
Save special items from your life and travels to get a custom soap made just for you and your loved ones. Gifts are fun to give and receive, and a great way to show someone you care or are thinking of them. It does not matter if you are looking for a simple quick gift, or an elaborate custom work of art, soaps may become something you look forward to giving and receiving. Think local, support your community during the year.
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*Thank you to every one of you for supporting me and my dreams of being an artisan soap crafter. Every order is important to me! I appreciate each and everyone who has bought my soaps along the way, either from Etsy, local art shows, local vendor malls, flower shops, and from me.
* All soaps are made by my own two hands, cut, stamped, cured, packaged with hand stamped logos by myself.
* Each and every bar is a unique piece of functional art and may look just a bit different than the pictured photos. My soaps are all formulated to be used and are not just for display. Colors are all-natural and some get darker or lighter over time. Stamp imprints may be deeper or shallower due to the hardness of each individual bar.
*Packages are shipped out every two to three days and have a tracking number to follow, from the local post office. Holidays may cause the package to arrive a bit after the set delivery date due to unforeseen weather or holidays. *Please remember to be kind to those delivering packages, during this global pandemic many businesses have been affected and have been running with fewer employees, and more rules and regulations. We are all doing the best we can to keep up!
*No refunds and or exchanges due to the soap being a self-care item and are intended to be used on your person. My customers are important to me and I would like to be able to have the chance to make up for any soaps that may have been damaged or lost in the delivery process. Thank you for understanding.
(Christal Clear Soaps at a local art show)
Here is a list of my completed blogs! Learn a bit about Cold Process Soap and Christal Clear Soaps, and how I got started making all-natural fragrance-free soap.
2) *True cold process soap https://christalsglass.wixsite.com/christalclearsoaps/post/what-is-true-cold-prcoess-soap
3) *10 random facts about me https://christalsglass.wixsite.com/christalclearsoaps/post/10randomfactsaboutmyself
4) Activated bamboo charcoal https://christalsglass.wixsite.com/christalclearsoaps/post/activated-bamboo-charcoal-christal-clear-soaps
7 Rose & wildflower
8) holiday gifts
9) In the garden
10) What’s in my bag
11) Fall is here
12) Essential oils
14) Favorite self-care tips
15) Spices are not just for cooking
16) What I am thankful for
(Easter Christal Clear Soaps)