• homemade face lotion to get glowing skin
    Advanced,  Face,  Facial cream

    Skin ’n’ Tonic: a cocktail for glowing skin

    Say goodbye to dull complexions with this DIY lotion   Has winter left your skin looking a little lacklustre? You’re not alone! The cold and reduced daylight hours over long, snowy months have left many a complexion weary. Good news, though! We have the perfect pick-me-up: Skin ’n’ Tonic, a homemade face lotion featuring a cocktail of revitalizing ingredients to give your skin the boost it needs to glow again. In developing this natural lotion recipe, we opted for ingredients with toning, revitalizing, and comforting properties—including a skin-brightening orange peel powder infusion and soothing chamomile hydrosol. Xanthan gum and Olivem 1000 combine to give it a delicate gel-like texture that…

  • homemade soap recipe
    Activities for kids,  Intermediate,  Level of difficulty,  Soaps

    Your kids will love Fun-Doh Soap!

    This kid-friendly soap recipe makes bath-time a breeze Are you looking for a fun recipe to make with children? Allow us to introduce you to Fun-Doh Soap! This homemade play dough soap is both easy and fun to make with youngsters. It’s perfect for a rainy day, school vacation, or letting your little ones craft a homemade gift for their friends. But it’s not just fun to make, it’s also fun to use! Bath-Doh is a DIY soap and modeling clay all in one. Older children can help make the soap dough thanks to its safe ingredients, children of all ages (including the young at heart) can have fun shaping…

  • Homemade soap with easy swirls
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    It’s all Coming Up Roses with this DIY soap!

    Let the beauty and floral scent of this soap recipe win you over Everything is Coming Up Roses with this homemade soap! Featuring a tangle of pink, white, and coppery swirls and a delicate rosy scent, this soap makes you feel like you’ve stepped into a whirlwind of silky petals—and when you step out, you’ll smell as fresh as a rose. Isn’t it grand when things turn out just right? Despite the intricate beauty of this cold process soap, the swirl technique you’ll be using is actually rather easy! You will need some equipment and a few ingredients, of course, but it’s perfect if you’ve only made a few swirled…

  • 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 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…