Why is Artisan Soap So Expensive?

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"That is ridiculous!  I can get a 3 or 4 bars of Big Store Soap for the price of one bar of your soap!" As an artisan soap maker, I have many things to say about that!  Below are just a few.  Please don't think I am whining about this stuff - just laying it out there!  I make small batches of soap.  As a small business, I can only afford to purchase ingredients in small quantities as compared to Big Store Soap (although big quantities as compared to a hobbyist). Big Store Soaps are purchasing train loads of ingredients! ...

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