• 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 a face mask
    Advanced,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    Tell the world you’ll be Back in 10

    This creamy DIY face mask is a treat for your complexion We can’t say it often enough: it’s important to take time for yourself. In a world where everything moves so quickly and you always have 1001 things to think about, it’s easy to forget about what’s essential: you. That’s why we came up with Back in 10: a creamy homemade face mask that leaves your skin soft and happy—and the perfect excuse to take ten minutes just for you. In creating this beautifying face mask recipe, we thought of everything that makes skin happy: a light and non-greasy texture, hydration, softness, and radiance. Just put on your favourite tunes,…

  • making sea salt spray
    Beginner,  Hair,  Tutorials and recipes

    Get beautiful beachy waves with Pacific Mist

    Treat your hair a beach holiday with this DIY salt spray Wishing you could take a seaside vacation, but life—or perhaps a pandemic—is getting in the way? Now you can bring the beach to you with Pacific Mist, a sea salt spray recipe! This texturizing hair spray gives your hair beautiful beachy waves, as if you’d just taken a dip in the Pacific. Combine it with our homemade shimmering body oil for the full sunny vacation look. This product contains salt, of course, which is what will give your hair those elegantly tousled waves. However, salt also dries out your locks. Luckily, you can count on the aloe vera powder,…

  • how to make eyeliner
    Beginner,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Go glitz or go home with Heavy Hitter Glitter

    This homemade glitter eyeliner packs a punch! Who doesn’t love glitter? From Pride to Carnival, from glitzy New Years’ soirées to glam rock, from make-up for your wee Halloween princess to the concert look that’s sure to turn heads… You can sparkle no matter what your age! That’s why we decided to add some glitz to our DIY make-up kit with Heavy Hitter Glitter, a homemade glitter gel eyeliner.  You’ll soon note that we played around A LOT with colours in making this glitter eyeliner. We provide formulas for no fewer than 13 different shades, of various colours and intensities! Our sincere apologies to anyone who’s a little superstitious, but…

  • how to make aftershave lotion
    Advanced,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    Call a Ceasefire between your skin and your razor with a DIY aftershave

    Bring some peace to your shaving experience! Do you have a love-hate relationship with your razor? You adore how smooth it leaves your skin, but loathe the initial onslaught of redness and itchiness? Well, enough is enough, we say! It’s time to declare a Ceasefire between your skin and your razor, thanks to the work of your new ally: a homemade aftershave! To develop this aftershave recipe, we chose soothing and revitalizing ingredients to ease your skin’s discomfort and help it recover from the attack of the blade. We wanted this lotion to have a very fluid texture so that it would be easy to apply and absorb quickly—an important…