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

    Barista Bar: a homemade soap inspired by our favourite beverages

    The most delicious soap recipe ever! Warning! If you’re a coffee lover, you’ll find it difficult to resist our new soap recipe! The Barista Bar is inspired by the artful swirls of colour in our favourite caffeinated or chocolatey beverages. And then there’s the enticing aroma of this homemade soap! It’s sweet and chocolate-scented with the bright acidity of coffee. How could you resist? Because this confection also has to be a sweet treat for your skin, we chose saponified oils that gently cleanse and lather up beautifully along with a superfatting oil that nourishes and protects fragile skin. Not only is it delightful to use, it’s also fun to…

  • how to make cream with aha
    Face,  Facial cream,  Intermediate,  Tutorials and recipes

    Our Sunset Secret for a radiant complexion

    Discover our homemade AHA cream today! For a little while now, we’ve been holding onto a Sunset Secret—a nighttime treatment that makes your complexion radiate health and happiness. Would you like to know? Drumroll please! It’s an AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) cream that you apply right before you go to bed at night. Made with lactic acid, this homemade AHA cream sloughs off dead skin cells and rejuvenates your skin’s appearance. Your complexion appears more even, smoother, better hydrated, and more radiant… Pretty impressive, eh?! We don’t know why we didn’t come up with an AHA cream recipe sooner. Now you know our Sunset Secret, so your complexion can radiate…

  • recipe for making under eye concealer
    Face,  Intermediate,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Get Nine Hours of Sleep… thanks to a DIY under-eye concealer!

      Say goodbye to under-eye bags with this concealer recipe In a perfect world, we would always drink enough water, never let the laundry pile up, eat healthy food at every meal, never lose our keys, and always get enough sleep. But alas, that perfect world isn’t easily attained. We can, however, find ways to manage life’s imperfections, and this homemade under-eye concealer is a great start! You didn’t get Nine Hours of Sleep last night? At least no one will know, thanks to this recipe! Creating an under-eye concealer requires a lot of trial and error. Texture is very important: it can’t be too oily (no one wants shiny…

  • how to make liquid dish soap
    Beginner,  Home,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    This DIY dish soap leaves your plates Squeaky Clean

    This homemade dish soap (almost) makes doing the dishes enjoyable!  Benjamin Franklin said only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. Well, we’re pretty sure there’s a third, and that’s dishes! No sooner have you finished washing up than the cups and plates begin to stack up again. Although we can’t stop this fact of life, we have found a way to make dishwashing more enjoyable: Squeaky Clean, a homemade liquid dish soap! With it, washing even the greasiest pots and pans will be a breeze! When we decided to work on this dish soap recipe, we had several goals in mind. We were quite demanding! It had…

  • how to make lip liner
    Face,  Intermediate,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Pucker Up with this homemade lip liner

    This recipe will make your smile irresistible! Do you remember Badaboom, our homemade matte lipstick? That recipe has been so popular with our readers that we wanted to offer you something more. And so, we came up with the idea of creating a homemade lip liner. With its lovely, long-lasting shades, this DIY lip liner seems to say, “Pucker Up!” Making a lip liner recipe is not so easy. Texture is absolutely crucial! Your lip liner can’t be too hard or too soft. You also have to be able to sharpen it easily, and it’s important that it doesn’t rub off or smear at the slightest touch. After a several…