• 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 use emulsifiers
    Body cream,  Facial cream,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    What are emulsifiers and how do you use them?

    Introduction Emulsifiers are very important ingredients in DIY care products. But it’s not always easy to understand what you use them for, how they work, and what result they’ll yield. That’s why we decided to devote a full article to them to let you in on all their secrets!  What is an emulsifier?  An emulsifier is a molecule in the surfactant family. Surfactants include a large number of molecules with detergent, foaming, or emulsifying properties—that last one is what we’re interested in here—and are important ingredients in cleansing products and creams. Surfactants are made up of two parts: A hydrophilic head (which is attracted to water).  A lipophilic tail (which…

  • face cream for aging skin recipe
    Face,  Facial cream,  Tutorials and recipes

    This DIY face cream keeps the Bloom on the Rose

    Put your best face forward Roses are red; violets are blue; time has its effects on me and you! And we believe that’s a beautiful thing: years of smiles, winks, and pensive furrows traced on our faces, along with all the seasons and all our experiences. Truly, aging skin is magic! So, today we’re honouring it with Bloom on the Rose, a homemade face cream for mature skin. It specifically cares for aging skin and helps it glow.  To make it, we selected ingredients with revitalizing, toning, and soothing properties that help improve your skin’s elasticity. Not by accident, this face cream recipe is also full of roses, with rose…