• How to make soap?
    Soaps,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    Which oils and butters should I use in my homemade soap?

    Making your own soap: A beautifully complex process Soapmaking is an art—we’d even say a science! Shout out to our workshop la Science du Savon (note that all our workshops are offered in French only)! But even when you’re working from a recipe, soapmaking can be a little challenging at first. So, developing your own cold process soap recipe is definitely no small feat!  First, you have to master the , but there’s a lot more to it than that! The oils and butters you choose will also have a direct impact on your final creation. They influence not only the final colour of your soap—as we explain in this…

  • 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…

  • comment faire son shampoing
    Beginner,  Hair,  Tutorials and recipes,  Videos

    It’s homemade Shampoo Day!

    It’s never been easier to make your own shampoo What day is it? It’s Shampoo Day, of course! And what better way to enjoy it than with a homemade shampoo?! This recipe has it all: It’s quick and easy to make and can be customized to your liking! We felt that it was important to develop a shampoo recipe for even the most novice creators, since many people are scared off by complicated shampoo recipes. We wanted to prove there’s nothing to fear! Using your own homemade products is so satisfying; that’s why we try to make it accessible to everyone. One thing’s for sure: You’ll now look forward to…

  • Comment faire un bain d'huile
    Hair,  Tips and tricks

    Homemade hair treatments for different hair types

    How to care for your hair with vegetable oils When talking about hair care, oil treatments come up time and again. These treatments deeply nourish the hair fibre and provide the nutrients necessary to protect and soften it. But to best meet the needs of your hair, it’s important to know your hair type and to choose your oils accordingly. So, what are the best oils for different hair types? We’re about to answer that question here! How to determine your hair type It is important to know your hair type when selecting hair care treatments. Here are a few hints to help you figure out what hair type you…

  • baume à barbe maison
    Beginner,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    Just Beard It with this beard balm!

    Just Beard It will give you soft, nourished facial hair All those with beards agree: Soft, sleek facial hair is far more pleasant than rough, prickly bristles. But you have to care for your whiskers to have a smooth beard—and we have a recipe for a homemade beard balm that does exactly that! Just Beard It cares for your beard by nourishing and softening it. This easy-to-make recipe will quickly become an essential for all those with beards. It’s simple to apply and doesn’t leave a greasy feel. Thanks to the carnauba wax, it can also be used to style stray facial hairs for a more controlled fuzz (as opposed…