I often get asked by people new to round soap (and handmade soap) what kind of soap dish to use. The best answer is a draining soap dish that has slots to allow your soap to dry between uses. Natural soap contains a significant amount of glycerine which is produced in the super-interesting but complicated-from-a-chemistry-perspective… Read More »

by Nauman Farooqi The Globe and Mail THE CHALLENGE April MacKinnon looked at the 2011 financials for her personal care products business, Sackville, N.B.-based Anointment Natural Skin Care Inc., and realized that the bottom line did not look good. Ms. MacKinnon had a number of years of experience running a successful and profitable natural personal… Read More »

Here’s another look into the Anointment family of products. This time, Om Shanti – our BEST-SELLING soap. Its popularity is astounding and we’re surprised again and again how often we’re making new batches. Om Shanti is a phrase used in yoga and meditation that translates roughly to “I am peace” or “to bring peace”. The… Read More »

Each month I write a blog post for Oh My! Handmade Goodness. This month’s article features a look into why we made the move from city to rural and how Anointment and my family are working to preserve handmade heritage. With ongoing renovations in our home that are revealing a lot of great secrets! That… Read More »