• how to make aftershave lotion
    Advanced,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    Call a Ceasefire between your skin and your razor with a DIY aftershave

    Bring some peace to your shaving experience! Do you have a love-hate relationship with your razor? You adore how smooth it leaves your skin, but loathe the initial onslaught of redness and itchiness? Well, enough is enough, we say! It’s time to declare a Ceasefire between your skin and your razor, thanks to the work of your new ally: a homemade aftershave! To develop this aftershave recipe, we chose soothing and revitalizing ingredients to ease your skin’s discomfort and help it recover from the attack of the blade. We wanted this lotion to have a very fluid texture so that it would be easy to apply and absorb quickly—an important…

  • 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…

  • 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…