• How to use emulsifiers
    Body cream,  Facial cream,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    What are emulsifiers and how do you use them?

    Introduction Emulsifiers are very important ingredients in DIY care products. But it’s not always easy to understand what you use them for, how they work, and what result they’ll yield. That’s why we decided to devote a full article to them to let you in on all their secrets!  What is an emulsifier?  An emulsifier is a molecule in the surfactant family. Surfactants include a large number of molecules with detergent, foaming, or emulsifying properties—that last one is what we’re interested in here—and are important ingredients in cleansing products and creams. Surfactants are made up of two parts: A hydrophilic head (which is attracted to water).  A lipophilic tail (which…

  • how to make a face cream
    Advanced,  Face,  Facial cream,  Level of difficulty,  Videos

    This homemade face cream is a real cutie!

    Your skin will love this adorable DIY day cream! We are SO pleased to introduce you to Cutie Cream. This face cream recipe is cute, to be sure, but also much, much more! It’s easy to make and can be tailored to your skin’s specific needs and to your tastes. On top of that, its soft, fluid texture makes application a pleasure. No wonder we’re calling it Cutie Cream! Here, we provide instructions for a homemade day cream for normal skin that can be customized easily. It’s the perfect base to make the cream of your dreams, one that will make your complexion happy and radiant! Pretty impressive, hey? Now…

  • anti-redness skincare
    Advanced,  Face,  Facial cream,  Tutorials and recipes

    Get Rid of Red with this DIY cream!

    Get an even complexion with this redness-reducing cream recipe! As it’s not always easy to achieve the even complexion of your dreams, we wanted to offer a recipe for a homemade redness-reducing cream. It both conceals and treats those red patches, so you can get Rid of Red in two ways at once! This green anti-redness cream recipe is formulated with very useful ingredients! First, we use tamanu oil, which is perfect for redness-prone skin, along with aloe juice and orange blossom hydrosol to comfort and refresh your skin. Then, we add a bit of natural green pigment and zinc oxide, which is known for its purifying properties. Skin blotches,…

  • faire du démêlant pour cheveux
    Hair,  Intermediate

    Guess what’s in our Coco Kokum DIY conditioner?

    Shiny, healthy hair thanks to Coco Kokum Conditioner is a very important part of your hair care routine. It detangles, softens, and nourishes your hair—particularly the ends and mid-lengths, which are so often damaged by daily activities. That’s why it’s essential to strengthen and care for them with conditioner! To help make this step a snap, here’s a recipe for a homemade conditioner that we adore: Coco Kokum! The name should give you a hint or two about its ingredients! As you’ve probably already guessed, this DIY conditioner contains coconut oil and kokum butter. Both will nourish and sheathe hair fibres and leave your hair shiny—exactly what we want in…

  • Crème visage maison
    Advanced,  Face,  Facial cream,  Tutorials and recipes,  Winter recipes

    Survive the season with N’ice Cream, a DIY cream for winter!

    Thanks to this homemade face cream, there’s no need to fear winter! Oh winter… It evokes so many things: Snowball fights, days spent happily skidding down ski hills, hot chocolate enjoyed under a cozy flannel blanket… but also reddened, tight skin assaulted by the cold weather! Yet all that was before N’ice Cream, a homemade day cream to care for your skin in winter! In this freezing season, our skin has different needs. It’s important to use a cream that protects, soothes, nourishes, and deeply hydrates… without being so rich that our skin can’t breathe properly. In developing this homemade face cream recipe, we took all of these elements into…