• homemade milk baths
    Bath,  Beginner,  Tutorials and recipes

    What could Cleopatra’s Secret be?

    Some secrets are too good to keep! Who hasn’t heard of Cleopatra? Not only did the Queen of Ancient Egypt shape her own era, but her story has endured over the centuries. She’s famed for her vast intellect and her sharp, strategic mind—and also her unparalleled beauty. Even her daily baths are legendary! So today, we’re sharing Cleopatra’s Secret with you: a milk bath recipe for soft, happy skin. Although Cleopatra bathed in donkey milk, we decided to make our homemade milk baths with all-vegan ingredients for a beautifully scented, relaxing soak! We even concocted three different formulas, so whether you’re looking for something tender, reinvigorating, or ultra-relaxing, we’ve got…

  • how make soap with inclusion
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    Behold the Gold in this homemade soap!

    This DIY soap contains a precious treasure! Behold the Gold in our new cold process soap recipe! Between two marble-white layers of soap hides a beautiful, softly shimmering amber-gold treasure, for a surprising and oh-so-elegant result!  Curious to know how you can create your own? The answer is a mix of cold process and melt-and-pour techniques. All you have to do is pour one layer of cold process soap batter, followed by a layer of beautifully tinted melt-and-pour glycerin soap, then top it with a final layer of cold process soap batter. It’s as easy as that! Not only is the finished product stunning, this DIY soap is a pleasure…

  • DIY shaving bar
    Beginner,  Body,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    This DIY shaving bar is our fave way to shave!

    Your sensitive skin will love this recipe If you have sensitive skin, shaving is probably not the most enjoyable part of your day. After all, shaving is an epidermal assault, so of course your skin can become irritated and inflamed. Luckily, we have a homemade shaving bar that will make the experience a lot more pleasant… so much more that it may well become your Fave Shave! We’ve gathered together comforting, healing, and revitalizing ingredients to soften the shaving experience, along with ingredients that provide lather and glide—key features of any shaving product. With just these few ingredients, you can make a shaving bar that your sensitive skin will thank…

  • body scrub recipe
    Beginner,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    This homemade body scrub is Coffeelicious!

    Revitalize your skin with coffee! Get ready, your skin is in for a treat: Coffeelicious is a caffeinated homemade body scrub that will leave your skin soft and radiant. It also helps slough off dead cells, so your skin can better absorb hydrating creams or lotions and appear more revitalized. In short, this scrub has all you need to make your skin as happy as you are in the morning when you FINALLY get your first sip of coffee! We decided to make this body scrub recipe in the form of a bar. A solid scrub is very practical because it fits well in your hand and you won’t get…

  • how to make shoe polish
    Beginner,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    This DIY shoe polish is a real Fair-Leather Friend

    Your shoes will love their new friend! Once upon a time there was a lonely pair of worn-out shoes. Oh, the life they’d led! They still remembered the day they strolled the endless New York City sidewalks, the day they encountered snow for the first time, and even the day someone spilled a bottle of glitter all over them—luckily it was biodegradable! But after all their adventures, they were looking a little old and tired.  What if all they needed was a special someone to bring them back to life? Enter Fair-Leather Friend! This homemade shoe polish would have them looking like new in no time and would care for…