• 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…

  • How to make soap with honey
    Advanced,  Soaps

    Let this DIY soap take your skin on a Honeymoon

    Happiness and gentleness unite in this DIY soap with honey It’s time to take your skin on a Honeymoon… without leaving your house! How? With this homemade honey soap! Formulated for sensitive skin, it cleans gently, lathers up beautifully, and leaves your skin soft and delicately scented. It’s so wonderful, you’ll wish you could marry it. Though why not skip the ceremony and head straight to the Honeymoon? If you’ve never made soap with honey before, keep in mind that this ingredient speeds up trace. But don’t worry, we’ve carefully constructed our recipe so that it won’t be a problem here. Thanks to the high ratio of water to sodium…

  • Homemade soap
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    This homemade soap has a Loofabulous secret!

    What could possibly be hiding in this DIY soap? Today, we are delighted to introduce you to an absolutely Loofabulous homemade soap! At first glance, it looks like a classic bar of soap, with pretty swirls reminiscent of hibiscus flowers and a gentle floral scent. But after a few uses, you’ll discover that it holds a little secret: an exfoliating loofah sponge! What a wonderful surprise! We love this soap recipe because it offers a welcome change from the usual exfoliating ingredients, like coffee or plant seeds. What’s more, loofah sponges are natural and biodegradable, as well as being gentle and non-damaging. Since it’s important to be kind to your…

  • lip balm recipe
    Beginner,  Lip balm,  Tutorials and recipes,  Winter recipes

    Get an all-season smile with Winterproof!

    The gentlest homemade lip balm When winter is raging on and your lips are so chapped that they look like you could peel them right off, who should you call? Winterproof! The frosty season can try all it likes to wear down your smile, but this homemade lip balm will soften, protect, and nourish it. It’s a true hero for your lips! In developing this lip balm recipe, we decided to use a mix of candelilla and soy wax. Not only are they both vegan, they also share protective and nourishing properties that our lips particularly appreciate in winter. Perhaps surprisingly, we chose NOT to include any vegetable butters. While…

  • How to make soap?
    Soaps,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    Which oils and butters should I use in my homemade soap?

    Making your own soap: A beautifully complex process Soapmaking is an art—we’d even say a science! Shout out to our workshop la Science du Savon (note that all our workshops are offered in French only)! But even when you’re working from a recipe, soapmaking can be a little challenging at first. So, developing your own cold process soap recipe is definitely no small feat!  First, you have to master the , but there’s a lot more to it than that! The oils and butters you choose will also have a direct impact on your final creation. They influence not only the final colour of your soap—as we explain in this…