• diy swirled soap
    Intermediate,  Soaps,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    Learn how to make “My First Swirled Soap”

    Set your sights on swirls! In the fabulous world of soapmaking, you can create homemade soaps of all kinds, colours, and shapes. You can tackle many exciting challenges, dream up recipes, and try out new combinations! Of course, when you’re just beginning, it’s not easy to know where to start. But we’re here to help you out! This article will teach you how to make “My First Swirled Soap”: a cold process soap recipe that unravels the mysteries of creating lovely swirls in your DIY soaps. The pattern is beautifully simple and easy to achieve. You can of course change the colours, scents, or even the number of hues. Feel…

  • solid shampoo recipe
    Hair,  Intermediate,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    This DIY shampoo will “mellow” out your hair!

    Our secret to a Mellow Mane Is your hair sometimes a little wilder than you’d like it to be? Ever wish you could tame it into soft, knot-free locks? Well, we’ve got a solid shampoo recipe that will turn the messiest mop into a Mellow Mane! Have you guessed our secret ingredient? It’s marshmallow root powder! This ingredient isn’t just used for making delicious campfire treats—in fact, commercial marshmallows now use gelatin. As a cosmetic ingredient, the powdered root puts the “mellow” in “marshmallow,” hydrating, softening, and detangling your hair. We’ve also included ylang-ylang essential oil to help make your hair beautiful, shiny, and strong.  Ready to give your hair…

  • 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 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…