• How to make soap?
    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…

  • 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…