This activity is attractive because small investments which pay off within the first 4-5 months of work, gives very good results. The profitability of this activity at home is about 40-50%, which is quite good.
The earnings will depend on the master who decided to engage in a home business. In it, he “will pour out” and will be discussed in the article, besides that they can check out https://beyondthemagazine.com/what-is-a-business-plan-and-how-do-you-make-one/ for some more tips and suggestions to make their business successful.
To make soap at home in several ways. They differ in the material used but also the manufacturing process.
The soap-making methods
The soap can be cooked from basics that are in manufactured Soaps. To do this, most often sold soap, as it does not contain, or contains a minor amount of additives, fragrances, dyes.
For beginners, soap making at home needs to purchase a transparent or opaque industrial soap base without color and smell. Such a basis is purchased in specialized stores, which on the Internet a lot now (one of these convenient resources is the website www.aroma-beauty.ru).
Boiling soap from scratch – a laborious process, requiring not only skill and experience but also a basic knowledge of chemical processes. In this case, it will have to deal with aggressive alkali and animal or vegetable fats that and in the processed jam Malaysia and transformirovalsya in soap.
The stages of
The melting of the framework (or cooking from scratch). The basis is ground, placed in a special dish, and melt in two ways: on the stove or in the microwave (capacity is selected accordingly). Adding to the molten mass of the essences (aroma oils, perfume, vanilla, honey, etc.). The coloration of the foundations. This all may come that will tell us a fantasy, but it is worth to add gradually and not to overdo it. Other additives. It can be a vegetable oil, and ingredients for scrub – poppy seed, sugar, chopped herbs, ground coffee, etc. Fill in the form. It’s simple: come as maybe baby “kulichikah”, and plastic boxes and trays from butter or cheese, forms for baking, and can be purchased in spetsmagazinah of the mold, but it will be a little more expensive. Extraction from forms.
Income and expenses of the business: a simple calculation
With the process of making soap figured out, now need to think about the price of home business.
The costs of soap production are divided into permanent and one-time.
The basic raw material for making soap (this is the basic cost of the whole business is about 85%) – from 4$ per 1 kg for wholesalers, and 5$ – for retail. These include the basis for the preparation of soap, essential oils, additives, and ingredients.
One-time costs (their cost will gradually be transferred to the final product):
- Tools (scissors, knife, brush, spoon, wire, etc) – 4$.
- Bench scales: 8 – 50$
- Pan:4 – 8 $.
- Forms to fill: from 1 to 2 dollars.
- Other costs: 2 – 6 dollars.
The income of the business for the production of soap will depend on the master: what is the quality of the finished soap, the design and the variety of its forms, is its own product, the desire and the intention to sell, used to implement resources.
However, we can already say that on many online exhibitions of folk craftsmen sell the finished soap for the price: a 50-gram piece – from 2$ for a piece, 100-gram piece – already from 3$. At the same time, more refined and unique products more expensive price, they sell from 4$ per unit.
Looking for buyers
After making soap with their hands raises the question of its sale. Soap is considered to be “pulsed”, and therefore a very good option when your complete articles can be realized through the shops of gifts and Souvenirs, beauty salons.
If you have the opportunity or when a business “gets on his feet”, it makes sense to open our own small specialized Department of handmade soap in a store with high traffic (in this case, the rent will be from 110$).
They Will also help implement the results of their own creativity, and Internet resources such as the next fair masters: www.livemaster.ru, www.hand-made.ru, selio.ru, craftmarketplace.blogspot.com, www.lovemade.ru. Also its audience and on the Internet auctions. The above-mentioned resources a day thousands of users visit the network.
It is important not to forget about it to describe your product in such a way that it is not held by the potential buyer. We all remember a simple premise: advertising – the motor trade. So act now!