• How to make soap
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    Gravity and colour meld beautifully in this homemade soap

    Our new favourite DIY soap! Everyone who has ever made soap knows that there are two kinds of accidents: the bad ones and the good ones. With the first kind, we’re left with a useless, lye-heavy soap with a rather unappealing pattern. With the second kind, we create something truly unique, if unexpected, and our mistake turns out to be a success! Gravity, our new favourite homemade soap recipe, was one such happy accident—just like the proverbial apple that fell on Newton’s head!  While we wanted to create a very simple pattern—a small drop of colour in an ocean of monochrome—in the end, a superb, colourful, gravity-bending swirl appeared before…

  • faire du démêlant pour cheveux
    Hair,  Intermediate

    Guess what’s in our Coco Kokum DIY conditioner?

    Shiny, healthy hair thanks to Coco Kokum Conditioner is a very important part of your hair care routine. It detangles, softens, and nourishes your hair—particularly the ends and mid-lengths, which are so often damaged by daily activities. That’s why it’s essential to strengthen and care for them with conditioner! To help make this step a snap, here’s a recipe for a homemade conditioner that we adore: Coco Kokum! The name should give you a hint or two about its ingredients! As you’ve probably already guessed, this DIY conditioner contains coconut oil and kokum butter. Both will nourish and sheathe hair fibres and leave your hair shiny—exactly what we want in…

  • how to make make-up remover
    Beginner,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    Make-up Break-up: your DIY solid make-up remover

    A simple, effective, and zero-waste make-up remover! Who here hasn’t gone to bed with their make-up on, sleepily muttering “I’ll just do it tomorrow!”? And who hasn’t regretted that decision upon seeing their raccoon face in the morning?! To maintain a healthy relationship with our cosmetics, it’s best to break up with them at night, and make up with them in the morning. And a quick, effective, and easy-to-use product helps get the job done, even when we don’t feel like it! That’s why we came up with Make-up Break-up, a solid make-up remover.  With its carefully selected ingredients, this DIY make-up remover is tough on make-up but gentle on…

  • how to keep the scent of your homemade soap
    Soaps,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    How to prevent scent from fading in homemade soaps

    Has this ever happened to you? A month ago, you made a divine, summer-scented soap. But now that your soap has cured, your wonderful coconut-orange-pineapple creation smells like… nothing at all! It’s not always easy to keep your homemade soaps smelling strong. A number of influencing factors may cause scent to fade, if not disappear, over time. Luckily, there are solutions! That’s why we decided to put our many years of soapmaking to good use and share all our secrets for making scented soap and preventing that scent from fading! Trick #1: Use the right scents in your homemade soap. There are three kinds of notes in perfumery: Top notes,…

  • Advanced,  Hair,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    Hair’s to You: A cold process shampoo bar recipe!

    Here’s to a new shampoo!  In our collective imagination, the sky is blue, chocolate tastes delicious, keys hide themselves, shampoo comes in a bottle, and cats foment their world domination over the Internet. But wait—not all shampoos come in bottles! We have proof: Hair’s to You is a recipe for a cold process shampoo bar! Solid cosmetics have been growing in popularity for some time now. Budget-friendly, environmentally friendly, effective, and practical, solid care products really have it all! That’s why we wanted to offer you this recipe for a shampoo bar that more than holds its own against its bottled counterparts. This DIY shampoo bar lathers up beautifully as…