• how to make make-up remover
    Face,  Intermediate,  Level of difficulty,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Turn the LimeLights-Out before you go

    This DIY make-up remover gets your skin out of the glare When the spotlight’s shining on you, it’s fun to have a ruby lip, a dramatic cat eye, or subtly flushed cheeks. But when it’s lights-out, it feels so good to have bare skin again—free of make-up and all the dust, sweat, and pollution that accumulate over the day. That’s why we came up with LimeLights-Out, a homemade make-up remover with a special “limey” ingredient that leaves your skin clean and soft so you can glow again tomorrow. This make-up remover recipe is rather unique. It’s composed mainly of limewater and vegetable oil, which provoke a saponification reaction, creating a…

  • How to make soap?
    Soaps,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    Which oils and butters should I use in my homemade soap?

    Making your own soap: A beautifully complex process Soapmaking is an art—we’d even say a science! Shout out to our workshop la Science du Savon (note that all our workshops are offered in French only)! But even when you’re working from a recipe, soapmaking can be a little challenging at first. So, developing your own cold process soap recipe is definitely no small feat!  First, you have to master the , but there’s a lot more to it than that! The oils and butters you choose will also have a direct impact on your final creation. They influence not only the final colour of your soap—as we explain in this…

  • comment faire son shampoing
    Beginner,  Hair,  Tutorials and recipes,  Videos

    It’s homemade Shampoo Day!

    It’s never been easier to make your own shampoo What day is it? It’s Shampoo Day, of course! And what better way to enjoy it than with a homemade shampoo?! This recipe has it all: It’s quick and easy to make and can be customized to your liking! We felt that it was important to develop a shampoo recipe for even the most novice creators, since many people are scared off by complicated shampoo recipes. We wanted to prove there’s nothing to fear! Using your own homemade products is so satisfying; that’s why we try to make it accessible to everyone. One thing’s for sure: You’ll now look forward to…

  • Comment faire un bain d'huile
    Hair,  Tips and tricks

    Homemade hair treatments for different hair types

    How to care for your hair with vegetable oils When talking about hair care, oil treatments come up time and again. These treatments deeply nourish the hair fibre and provide the nutrients necessary to protect and soften it. But to best meet the needs of your hair, it’s important to know your hair type and to choose your oils accordingly. So, what are the best oils for different hair types? We’re about to answer that question here! How to determine your hair type It is important to know your hair type when selecting hair care treatments. Here are a few hints to help you figure out what hair type you…

  • homemade cream for the sun
    Advanced,  Body,  Summer recipes,  Tutorials and recipes

    Summer cream countdown in 3, 2, 1… Sun!

    Greet the sun with this cream recipe! Get ready! The sun is here, and it’s shining high and bright! But to enjoy it with an easy mind, a suitable product is needed… So we’ve come up with a special homemade cream for sunny days. It’s perfect for summer or vacations to sun-drenched places. All set yet? On your mark in 3, 2, 1… Sun! This recipe for a sun-specific cream allows you to appreciate beautiful days outside without fear. Don’t hesitate to make several small bottles of it, so you can bring a conveniently sized container along with you wherever you go. On the beach, in the city, in the…