• 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…

  • How to make solid shampoo
    Hair,  Intermediate,  Zero waste

    This homemade solid shampoo gives your hair real Sleek A-Peel!

    Your hair is sure to take a shine to this DIY solid shampoo Winter tends to make our daily lives a little duller: nights are long, days less bright. Our complexions lose some of their radiance, and our hair some of its shine. Luckily, we have little ways of brightening our days! There are beautiful homemade candles to add a warm glow to your evenings, a DIY face cream specifically formulated for winter, and last but not least, a homemade solid shampoo that will restore your hair’s natural shine. That’s the recipe we’re sharing with you today: Sleek A-Peel, a DIY solid shampoo that leaves your hair lustrous and silky!…

  • How to make a perfumed body powder
    Body,  Natural perfume,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    Our skin’s in love with this DIY perfumed body powder

    Just add a sprinkle of magic powder… What’s the secret to falling in love? Is it a magic potion, fairy dust, or good old-fashioned chemistry? We can’t say for sure, but we do know that the second we met this DIY perfumed body powder we fell hard! And all the magic we needed was contained in the powder itself, which leaves your skin silky soft and delicately scented. What’s more, it comes in three captivating perfumes. It was love at first sniff for us, and we think it will be for you too! To make this perfumed body powder, we chose powders with a velvety feel that yield a product…

  • how to make solid shampoo
    Hair,  Intermediate,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    What’s in our Super Cool Shampoo?

    This homemade shampoo will leave your hair soft and light There’s a not-so-secret ingredient in Super Cool Shampoo, our latest solid shampoo recipe. Any guesses? The answer is hidden in its name! It’s SCS, sodium coco-sulfate. SCS is a surfactant that we just started carrying a couple weeks ago, and we thought it deserved a special spot on our blog!  Derived from coconut oil, SCS is a strong foaming agent: it creates a beautiful, compact lather made up of fine, abundant bubbles. The resulting product is easy to work through your hair and cleans it gently. Thanks to the nettle leaves, ghassoul clay, and marshmallow root powder in this solid…