• how to make paint for windows
    Activities for kids,  Beginner,  Tutorials and recipes

    Turn your windows into art with Pane Paint!

    Making your own window paint is child’s play! Painting on paper is all well and good, but it’s also fun to shake things up. With Pane Paint, our glass paint recipe, your little budding artists will be able to create their next masterpiece… on your windows! Not to worry, this paint washes off very easily—unlike crayons on your walls—so it’s a recipe for endless fun. Another thing we love about this DIY window paint is that it’s also super easy to make. All you need is just five minutes per shade, though you might want to budget more if some little ones are giving you a hand making it.  Easy…

  • faire du dentifrice solide
    Face,  Intermediate,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    Say “Tube Be Gone” with this DIY solid toothpaste

    Affordable, practical, and environmentally friendly… What more could we ask for? A homemade solid toothpaste? What a wild idea! And yet, why not? After our solid shaving soap, shampoo bars, and dish soap, it seemed perfectly logical and interesting to keep building on this solid track record! Allow us to present Tube Be Gone, our solid toothpaste recipe that’s sure to make you smile. It took many rounds of experiments to perfect this DIY toothpaste. It had to foam up nicely, clean teeth gently, and not leave an unpleasant taste in our mouths. This massive challenge wore out the whole team’s toothbrushes before we achieved a result that satisfied us…

  • Face,  Intermediate,  Tutorials and recipes

    “Pearly whites” everyday gel toothpaste

    How to make toothpaste? Of all our recipes for homemade products, some are trickier to fine tune than others. These are the ones where we must meet all kinds of criteria and requirements. Toothpaste is one of those products. It has to taste good and foam slightly (just meeting these two criteria alone is difficult since foaming agents usually taste bad!). It has to look attractive (brown toothpaste? Ugh!) It has to be squeezed out of a tube – not scooped out of a pot with a spatula (we’re definitely stuck in our ways!), and of course it has to leave our breath minty fresh with no concern that it…

  • Beginner,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    A toothpaste recipe

    Did you know that if you brush your teeth for three minutes, three times a day, you spend about 4.5 hours a month just brushing your teeth! Have you ever paid attention to the ingredients in conventional toothpaste? Some of them contain questionable substances such as triclosan. For more information, here is the David Suzuki Foundation’s take on that particular ingredient, that is not only bad for your health but also for the environment. Due to popular demand, we produced an amazing natural and triclosan-free toothpaste recipe that is sure to keep your teeth healthy and happy! It’s not only refreshing but also easy to make. How to make toothpaste?…