• how to make a peeling face mask
    Advanced,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    Our AHA peeling mask recipe will give you a real “Aha!” moment!

    Freshen your face for fall with this revitalizing DIY facial!  Seasonal changes are hard on our complexions, as the temperature, humidity, and other external conditions seem to shift overnight. So, now’s a great time to give your face a little extra care. Aha!, our AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) homemade face mask, is designed to do just that!  The key ingredient in this peeling mask recipe is lactic acid, which is an AHA. AHAs help slough off dead skin cells, “peeling” them off to uncover the fresh cells below. Your skin is left looking smooth and is better prepped to absorb moisture. In addition to providing your skin with a deep…

  • how to make homemade deodorant
    Body,  Intermediate,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    A DIY deodorant for Natural ExStinktion

    An all-natural deodorant recipe to keep BO under control  It’s tricky to come up with a natural deodorant that provides you with long-lasting, effective protection. We wanted our latest deodorant recipe to be made with 100% natural ingredients and gentle on the delicate skin of your underarms—but above all, we wanted it to really work! This means the deodorant has to be able to kill the bacteria responsible for the smells we associate with sweat. And so we came up with Natural ExStinktion, an environmentally friendly way to fight off bacteria, wipe out BO, and keep your underarms dry all day! This creamy, high-performance deodorant works through the combined effects…

  • Activities for kids,  Beginner

    Enjoy summer break with Hoorayons

    Turn beeswax into works of art “There’s nothing to doooooo!” Anyone with children in their lives has surely heard this phrase before. While it has been scientifically proven that boredom is actually good for development, it’s hard to convince little ones of the merits of the occasional ennui… and hard to stay sane yourself when they’re clamouring for something to do! Happily, we’re here to help with our latest recipe for DIY crayons: Hoorayons! Not only will these homemade crayons provide hours of creativity, focused imagination, and art for your refrigerator, the recipe is easy and kid-friendly. So, set aside a crayon day and whip up your own box of rainbow…

  • how to make solid shampoo
    Hair

    Restore your locks with our Super Clarifying Shampoo!

    A DIY shampoo to lighten and brighten your mane Your hair has a lot to deal with all year round—and summer is no exception! Sun, salt water, chlorine, pollution, and wind all wear down your hair fibres and can cause excess sebum production. Our new clarifying solid shampoo recipe helps restore your mane’s shine by ridding it of build-up.  Specifically formulated to be tough on pollutants, our homemade shampoo will strengthen the hair fibre from root to tip, leaving your hair shiny and healthy. The secret ingredient is SCS (sodium coco-sulfate)! You might be familiar with its cousin, SCI (sodium cocoyl isethionate), because it’s a very common ingredient in solid…

  • diy eternal candle
    Beginner,  Candles,  Tips and tricks

    InfiniFlame: a DIY candle that lasts a lifetime

    Reuse, refill, relight!  Scented candles are so much more than decorative objects; they add a warm glow and create an atmosphere. Just think of a cedar-scented candle in December or a lilac one when you’re longing for spring blossoms! If you, too, need a different candle for every occasion, you’ll love our reusable candle recipe, which you can continue to adapt as the seasons change. InfiniFlame is the candle that keeps on giving… and burning!  A responsible alternative to regular candles, InfiniFlame will perfume your surroundings while respecting nature. It’s all thanks to its unique composition: part water and part oil! The oils fuel the flame, and the water cools…