• 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…

  • how to make deodorant
    Beginner,  Body,  Zero waste

    Stay In the Fresh with a homemade deodorant

    This DIY deodorant is good for your pits and the planet! It’s never fun when you begin to notice a bit of B.O. mid-day. As natural as it may be, sweat is not always the most pleasant scent. Luckily, we’ve got a solid deodorant recipe to keep you In the Fresh! This homemade deodorant is gentle on your skin, but not on the bacteria that cause unpleasant odours.  Since many people’s skin is sensitive to baking soda, we chose to avoid including it so that everyone can enjoy this deodorant recipe! It glides on easily thanks to the carefully selected vegetable oil and butter, while the powders and essential oils…

  • making whipped soap
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Zero waste

    A Pastel Puff is on the horizon thanks to this DIY whipped soap

    Imagine a homemade soap that’s as gentle as a cloud… According to our weather report, you’re in for a treat: there’s a high chance your future showers will be blessed with billowy pastel clouds. It’s all thanks to Pastel Puff, a beautifully light homemade whipped soap!  Made with SCI, glycerin, hydrosol, and mango butter, this unusual but cleansing cloud formation gently washes your skin, leaving it soft, clean, and delicately scented. This DIY whipped soap is not just effective, it’s also as dreamy as subtly hued clouds at sunset. Even better: unlike a cold process soap, you can use it right away. How often do the clouds actually brighten your…

  • how to make blue shampoo
    Hair,  Intermediate,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    Get Blueberry Blonde hair thanks to a DIY blue shampoo!

    Heads up! We’ve got a shampoo recipe for our fair-haired friends! Here’s a riddle: what scares blonde and white hair? The colour yellow! If you feel like you’re not getting the joke, that’s because we’re completely serious. Very light hair tends to turn yellow due to pollution, tobacco, the sun, harsh dyes, or unsuitable haircare products. To prevent this from happening or to restore yellowed hair to a cool shine, we’ve developed a recipe for a solid blue shampoo that will turn your hair not strawberry blonde but Blueberry Blonde! This product is also sometimes called silver or purple shampoo. It cancels out yellowy or brassy tones and refreshes your…

  • 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…