• Master trace soapmaking
    Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    Everything you need to know to master trace

    Soapmaking is a journey. All along the way, you learn new things, discover various techniques, and perfect your skills. It’s a long-haul trip with something to learn at every turn—and that’s what’s so wonderful about making your own soap! Luckily, we’ve got several articles and special features to help you navigate these soapy waters. For anyone new to soapmaking, there’s one on how to make your first cold process soaps. For the veterans out there, we have a special feature on the effects of various oils and butters—an indispensable tool for developing your own soap recipes! We’ve also published a vast catalogue of our own recipes, a veritable treasure map…

  • how to make shower cream
    Advanced,  Body,  Level of difficulty

    The Crème de la Crème of DIY shower creams

    For a shower that leaves your skin feeling oh-so-creamy Showering is one of the best times of the day. Under the spray of warm water, you can truly relax, you get your best ideas, and all the day’s tensions wash away. You come out feeling clean, relaxed, and rested. But your skin? It’s not always fond of this watery ritual, which can dry out or irritate your epidermis. So, to make this great time truly the crème de la crème—for both your mind and your skin—we’ve come up with a rich and velvety homemade shower cream!  This unique emulsion gently washes your body and face, while also hydrating and softening.…

  • how to make bubble bar
    Activities for kids,  Bath,  Beginner,  Foaming bath,  Tutorials and recipes

    Meet Bubbabub, your DIY bubble bar!

    Bathtime is better with Bubbabub! Meet Bubbabub: it creates bubbles, makes bathtime better, and elicits giggles from kids and grownups alike. But what exactly is this underwater marvel?! Bubbabub is a homemade bubble bath bar! Bubbabub doesn’t just make great bubbles, he’s also lots of fun to make! You can make your bubble bar in any colour or shape, and you can scent it as you please. From craft-time to bathtime, Bubbabub is loads of fun! There’s just one drawback to Bubbabub: we never want to get out of the tub! As soon as bathtime is over, we’re wondering when we can enjoy our next soak. Don’t hesitate to share…

  • diy whipped body butter
    Tutorials and recipes

    Say “Yay for Shea!” with this DIY whipped body butter

    Three cheers for whipped shea butter! Are you the type to exclaim “Yay for Shea!” whenever you see this vegetable butter? We love it because it’s moisturizing, smoothing,  rich in antioxidants (Vitamins A and E) and kind to sensitive skin. Well, today we’re offering a new way to celebrate it: a whipped shea butter recipe. Its light, creamy texture has us falling in love with shea all over again! This homemade whipped body butter deeply nourishes both skin AND hair while leaving a delicate scent. It softens your skin and makes your hair shine. To top it off, the whipped texture makes it a pleasure to apply. Give it a…

  • faire du shampoing solide
    Hair,  Intermediate,  Zero waste

    Meet your Hair Goals with this solid shampoo recipe!

    Hooray for homemade shampoo bars! So many of you have requested solid shampoo recipes. We get it: not only are they practical and simple to make, they’re also easy on the budget and environmentally friendly. We’ve previously offered a recipe for a solid shampoo made with nettle powder (which strengthens hair and helps combat hair loss). This time, we’ve created a new one that will also help you achieve your Hair Goals! Rich in hydrating ingredients, this homemade solid shampoo washes your hair gently. You’re also free to personalize it with the essential oil of your choosing, so that it matches up with not only your tastes, but also your…