• how to keep the scent of your homemade soap
    Soaps,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    How to prevent scent from fading in homemade soaps

    Has this ever happened to you? A month ago, you made a divine, summer-scented soap. But now that your soap has cured, your wonderful coconut-orange-pineapple creation smells like… nothing at all! It’s not always easy to keep your homemade soaps smelling strong. A number of influencing factors may cause scent to fade, if not disappear, over time. Luckily, there are solutions! That’s why we decided to put our many years of soapmaking to good use and share all our secrets for making scented soap and preventing that scent from fading! Trick #1: Use the right scents in your homemade soap. There are three kinds of notes in perfumery: Top notes,…

  • barre de massage maison
    Beginner,  Body,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    Take the most relaxing Coffee Break with a DIY massage bar

    What’s better than a Coffee Break? Are you always running around? Do your days seem far too long and tiring? Are you unable to relax? Stop now!It’s time to sit back and take a Coffee Break with an energizing, natural massage bar. Rich in skin-nourishing vegetable butters, silky soy wax, and penetrating hazelnut oil, this easy massage bar recipe is perfect for enjoying a lovely moment while also taking care of yourself. With both a “soft” side and a “massage” side, this homemade massage bar will make your break doubly enjoyable… Just what you needed! This Coffee Break will be the most relaxing part of your day. How to make…

  • Beginner,  Face,  Gift ideas,  Tutorials and recipes

    A four-step beard oil

    Today we’re taking a look at one of the least-loved body parts targeted for attention by the cosmetics industry: facial hair! Forget dull, rough, unkempt bristles and imagine a beard or moustache that is soft and shiny – but not greasy – with the help of an oil you can make yourself in just fifteen minutes. Sound good? We’ll tell you how to make it! And if you’re planning to participate in the Movember challenge and proudly sport a moustache to support the cause, you might as well grow one that will be the envy of your peers. And maybe, come December, you’ll decide not to shave it off! A…