• 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…

  • How to make soap
    Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    How to make cold process soap?

    Have you been wanting to learn how to make soap? Did you know that the origins of soapmaking date back to over 4,000 years ago? Soap seems to have been invented by the Sumerians, who used it in paste form to treat skin ailments. It accompanied our ancestors in their daily lives, slowly evolving and spreading across the world until it took the form that we recognize today… We don’t know about you, but this makes us even more excited to make homemade soap and participate in its millenary history! In this article, we’re going to learn about how to make soap with the cold process method. Cold process soapmaking…

  • Beginner,  Face,  Lip balm,  Tutorials and recipes

    This homemade lip balm will give you Dream Lips

    Dream Lips (are made of this) Who are we to disagree? But 80s pop song puns aside, in summer or winter alike, lip balm is a must. It allows us to face all kinds of temperatures and environments without them robbing us of our desire to smile! We don’t know about you, but we always have a lip balm on hand… So it seemed important to share our favourite lip balm recipe, which is sure to give you Dream Lips. Rich in nourishing and protective ingredients, this softening lip balm will ensure a pain-free smile. To suit everyone’s needs, we decided to create one vegan lip balm recipe and another…

  • recipe insect repellent
    Summer recipes

    Special feature on Natural Mosquito Repellents

    Oh, summer! Sun, beautiful weather, barbecues, lounging on the grass, and… mosquitoes! To prevent these pests from ruining one of the most beautiful seasons of the year, try our mosquito repellent recipes! In this article, we offer three different essential oil blends, adapted to different ages and locations, and three recipes for natural insect repellents. Enjoy your summer without constantly being disturbed by bloodsucking beasties! What about you? What are your recipes and tips for warding off mosquitoes?! Essential oil mixtures to deter mosquitoes These mosquito-repelling essential oil mixtures have been formulated according to your location. Indeed, there are generally fewer mosquitoes in the city than in the countryside… Just…

  • shampoo DIY
    Hair,  Intermediate,  Summer recipes,  Zero waste

    Get a Nettle Head with this solid shampoo recipe

    Treat yourself to a Nettle Head Who wants a Nettle Head? More people than you’d think! These plants are rich in minerals, strengthen hair, and help fight against hair loss. That’s why we decided to include them in our solid shampoo recipe. Thanks to these shampoo bars, we’ll all have Nettle Heads… and that’s not nettlesome at all! This homemade solid shampoo allows you to gently clean and care for your hair. It lightens and adds shine to your tresses through an easy, practical, cost-saving and zero-waste recipe. We’re wondering why we hadn’t tried it sooner! So if you’ve always wanted to try making solid shampoo, just follow our recipe!…