• how to make lotion for combination skin
    Face,  Facial cream,  Intermediate

    This DIY lotion gives combination skin Simple Symmetry

    This lotion is a poem for your complexion Oily mien shining too bright / your dryness is also a blight / what immortal hand or eye / could revive thy Simple Symmetry?  With all our apologies to William Blake… Combination skin is not always easy for us mere mortals to manage! People with a combination complexion often have an oily T-zone—that is, forehead, nose, and chin—but dry or normal skin elsewhere on their face. For proper skin care, you need a product that controls oily skin without drying out dry areas. Happily, there’s Simple Symmetry! This balancing homemade face lotion is specially formulated for combination skin.  One of its key…

  • how to make face cream for oily skin
    Advanced,  Face,  Facial cream,  Tutorials and recipes

    Checkmatte in one move with this homemade face lotion!

    A purifying and mattifying DIY face lotion Oily skin is not always easy to care for. You want to brighten up your complexion, but then it turns far too shiny. You try a new product, and your face breaks out. It’s time for a new strategy, one that will clear the board with just the right piece: Checkmatte, a special homemade face lotion for oily skin!  In developing this face lotion recipe, we focused on three key criteria. First, we wanted a light cream that wouldn’t further weigh down your skin, so we opted for Olivem 1000 as our emulsifier. Second, we sought purifying ingredients—so important for oily skin!—including the…

  • how to make facial toner
    Beginner,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    Look great and awake with Glam A.M.!

    This face toner recipe is just what you need to wake up right! We’ve got a little trick to help you out in the morning. A strong coffee, a quick yoga session, a refreshing shower, or a delicious breakfast are all great ways to lift your mind out of morning grogginess. But none of that does much to refresh your skin! So, we came up with a homemade face toner that will make every morning a Glam A.M.  We’ve come up with three different formulas to suit different skin types—oily, dry, or sensitive and mature skin. All three are rich in hydrating and refreshing ingredients to gently revive your complexion.…

  • What are hydrosols
    Face,  Tips and tricks

    Everything you need to know about hydrosols

    Wanting to know more about hydrosols? Hydrosols are amazing products with many benefits. They can be used alone as part of your beauty routine, and they can also be incorporated into recipes for creams, shampoo, eyeliner, and more. Hydrosols—also called floral waters, essential waters, or herbal distillates—have been around for a long time. As far back as Ancient Egypt, they were used for their skin benefits and properties. It’s said that Cleopatra was particularly fond of rose hydrosol! We get a lot of questions about them: how to use hydrosols, how they’re made, what their benefits are… So we decided to dedicate a special feature just to hydrosols. Now you…

  • recette fabriquer eyeliner
    Intermediate,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Ready for a Mesmer-eye-zing new look?

    Play up your eyes with this DIY eyeliner recipe Are you looking to make your gaze even more powerful and irresistible? Mesmer-eye-zing was made for you! This homemade eyeliner is specially designed to elegantly outline your eyes while being gentle on the fragile skin of your lids. This make-up recipe required a lot of trial and error. We wanted to create a beautiful deep black eyeliner that would be easy to apply, long lasting, and perfectly textured—neither too thick nor too liquid. It proved to be quite the challenge! But after several weeks of research, a triumphant “Eureka!” rang out through our office. We had finally figured out how to…