• homemade shampoo for kinky hair
    Hair,  Intermediate,  Zero waste

    This homemade shampoo provides Care 4 Curls

    This DIY shampoo does wonders for type 4 hair (and types 2 and 3, too!) Each and every hair type has its own specific needs… and kinky hair is no exception! Afro-type hair is often very dry and requires specific products to nourish and hydrate it. Enter Care 4 Curls, a solid shampoo for kinky hair, commonly known as coily hair or type 4 in Andre Walker’s hair typing system. We specifically formulated this shampoo recipe for type 4, but it also works great for types 2 (wavy) and 3 (curly). We used one of our new products, moringa oil, in this homemade shampoo recipe. Moringa oil does marvels for…

  • DIY face mask with charcoal
    Beginner,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    Discover the power of Charcoal Control with this DIY face mask!

    Making a purifying face mask has never been so easy! Did you know that activated charcoal has loads of benefits for your complexion? As a purifying and detoxifying active ingredient, activated charcoal helps rid your skin of impurities, such as pollution, dust, and sweat. So it’s perfect for making detoxifying skincare products that will help you regain control of your complexion—which is especially useful as the season changes. (Slowly but surely, spring is on its way!) You’ll need just a few minutes to make this homemade face mask, but it will give you weeks of Charcoal Control. While activated charcoal is the key ingredient in this face mask recipe, other…

  • 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 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…

  • how to make a face mask easily
    Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    Get Fresh in a Flash with an easy face mask recipe

    Get soft, hydrated skin in just a few minutes Alright, let’s be honest. Sometimes our skin is crying out for care, but our energy and motivation? They’re nowhere to be seen. It’s so tempting to just keep lounging on the sofa. If the cat can do it, why can’t we? At times like these, we have two options: Either we stay put and continue bingeing our latest favourite series in a single night, or we scrounge together enough enthusiasm for a few minutes’ worth of effort. That’s all the time you need to make Fresh in a Flash, a homemade face mask that’s ready—you guessed it—in a flash! So, finish…