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Soap, Candle and Basket Packaging Solutions


Increase Sales

The more attractive your package the more inviting it is to the customer.

Save Time & Money

Depending on your quantity and method of packaging, by doing a little research, you can increase your profits and save time.

Increase Profit

Researching different methods of packaging can increase the bottom line.

Things to think about . . .


Cost of materials.

After deciding which types of packaging you are going to use, you will need to calculate the cost per bar for each type of packaging. One might want to look at purchasing a color label printer to help with those short runs and types of soap when you are not sure of the marketability of a new product. You don't want to purchase 5,000 labels or boxes for a product that hasn't proven it's self in the market.


Amount of time and cost involved.

After deciding on your packaging method, you will need to determine how much time is involved in applying it to your product. Boxing your product might prove to be quicker, but the cost of the boxes still might make your end cost higher. You will need to experiment with the different methods to see what fits your product and client needs.


Marketing, who is your client base.

Determining your client base will help you decide which type of packaging to use. If your selling your products in Beverly Hills, you might want to look at well designed boxes as apposed to a paper sleeve. The boxes will cost you more, but will attract the higher end client. If you are selling to local craft shops, then shrink wrap and a nice color label will probably do fine and will still look attractive and cost you a little less per bar.

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Soap Molds

Soap Cutters

Label Printer

Bottle Labeling

Well, you've made that perfect batch of soap.

You've poured your creation into your Willow Way Soap Mold.

You have cut it into perfect bars with your Willow Way Soap Cutter and now.................

How do you package your finished soap product cost effectively and efficiently?

Some might think packaging isn't important because it's extra cost, extra work and will be discarded when the consumer uses the product.

Let's look at the marketing side of the packaging......


A well presented product line will attract the consumer and entice purchases.


Attractive packaging will cause retailers to want to purchase your line and display your products in a more visible area of the store.


Packaging can portray a since of quality in a product.

There are numerous ways to package your finished product and there is probably not one right way. You must first decide on which method will work best for your product line and factor in the cost of materials and time.

Here are some solutions that you might consider . . .

 Bottle Labeling Applicators

HANDcraft Bottle Labeler



HANDcraft JR Bottle Labeler

HANDcraft™ JR

Labeler carries numerous Bottle Labeling Options

Easily apply labels to your bottled products.

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Printing Full Color Labels

Primera Color Label Printer

Primera Color Label Printer has the solution for printing those perfect labels.

Full Color, Water Resistant labels for Soap, Candles, Bottles, Boxes and more...

Labeling can be a great solution for your bottled products and to add to either shrink wrap or plain boxes.

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Shrink Wrapping Your Soap and Candle Products

Shrink Wrap Systems

Wand ("Free-Arm") Based

Shrink Wrap Systems

Now that you have produced all that Great Soap and/or those Sweet Smelling Candles!

It's Time To Package Them... offers...
Wand ("Free-Arm") Based Shrink Wrap Systems

Great for Soap, Candles, Baskets, Small Items and General Short-run Packaging!

Choose from a variety of films for your Shrink-Wrap System, such as films that allow scent to pass through and films that allow your products to "breathe".

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Shrink Wrapping Your Soap and Candle Baskets or Gift Boxes

Shrink Wrap Systems

Wand ("Free-Arm") Based

Shrink Wrap Systems

Now that you have placed all that Great Soap and Other Toiletries in A Basket or Gift Box!

It's Time To Seal Them... offers...
Wand ("Free-Arm") Based Shrink Wrap Systems

Great for Soap, Candles, Baskets, Small Items and General Short-run Packaging!

Choose from a variety of films for your Shrink-Wrap System, such as films that allow scent to pass through and films that allow your products to "breathe".

Click Here to view Shrink Wrapping Systems

Soap and Candle Boxes

Box Co-op Logo

Soap Packaging

Soap Packaging Soap Packaging

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Above samples are from the Box Co-op

Full color custom boxes add glamour and class to you product line You can also use plain boxes and add you label to them allowing you to use the same boxes for multiple products.


Soap boxes custom printed with your artwork


Custom sizing to fit your product exactly


Matte or high gloss UV box finishes


Printed on heavy 0.018" or 0.024" paper


Metallic foils and embossing


Box windows and packaging inserts


Retail packaging that attracts attention


Minimum volumes starting at 1,250 boxes

Please Click Here to Contact The Box-Coop for information

We have worked with the Box-Coop and recommend them.

Please contact the Box-Coop, we are not their representatives,

therefore we would not be able to answer questions pertaining to their product lines.

Paper Sleeves

Sample of Soap with Paper Sleeve

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Sample Of Paper Sleeve

Paper sleeves can be made to wrap around your products, and are a very inexpensive but effective method of packaging.

You can design these yourself, then print them on your printer.

“Sorry….we do not supply these.”

Plantable Paper

Seeded Computer Paper

HANDcraft™ Plantable Paper

(Seeded Computer Paper)

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HANDcraft™ Plantable Computer Paper

Lotka paper is made from the bark of the Daphne bush which regenerates naturally providing a renewable resource. This paper is acid free and your purchase will benefit the economic enterprise of rural craftspeople in Nepal.

The seeded paper can be planted in soil to produce a gift of flowers for the recipient of your correspondence. All lotka papers are 50% recycled content. 20# paper that is safe to laser or inkjet print.

8.5" x 11" - 25 Sheets per pack

Print your paper sleeves on paper that keeps on giving.


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