• 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 face cream for oily skin
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    Checkmatte in one move with this homemade face lotion!

    A purifying and mattifying DIY face lotion Oily skin is not always easy to care for. You want to brighten up your complexion, but then it turns far too shiny. You try a new product, and your face breaks out. It’s time for a new strategy, one that will clear the board with just the right piece: Checkmatte, a special homemade face lotion for oily skin!  In developing this face lotion recipe, we focused on three key criteria. First, we wanted a light cream that wouldn’t further weigh down your skin, so we opted for Olivem 1000 as our emulsifier. Second, we sought purifying ingredients—so important for oily skin!—including the…

  • how to make face lotion at home
    Advanced,  Face

    This DIY lotion will make your Skin Dreams come true!

    This homemade face lotion is as sweet as a dream! If sensitive skin could dream, what would it dream of? Probably not soaring through the sky, becoming a child again, or traveling to a magical, far-away island. No, sensitive skin would likely dream of smoothness and daily gentle care. And that’s good news, because while you can’t give your skin the gift of flight, you can give it hydrating comfort! All you need is Skin Dreams, a homemade face lotion that will make your skin oh-so-dreamy!  This face lotion recipe is all about gentleness. We’ve carefully gathered together the ingredients Skin Dreams are made of: orange blossom hydrosol and prickly…

  • how to make make-up remover
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    Make-up Break-up: your DIY solid make-up remover

    A simple, effective, and zero-waste make-up remover! Who here hasn’t gone to bed with their make-up on, sleepily muttering “I’ll just do it tomorrow!”? And who hasn’t regretted that decision upon seeing their raccoon face in the morning?! To maintain a healthy relationship with our cosmetics, it’s best to break up with them at night, and make up with them in the morning. And a quick, effective, and easy-to-use product helps get the job done, even when we don’t feel like it! That’s why we came up with Make-up Break-up, a solid make-up remover.  With its carefully selected ingredients, this DIY make-up remover is tough on make-up but gentle on…

  • comment faire bb crème
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    Say I Woke Up Like This thanks to a homemade BB cream

    Your face will love this recipe! We would all like to have a luminous, fresh complexion all the time. Alas, the weather, lack of sleep, and our superhuman schedules sometimes make it difficult… Fortunately, there’s a trick to give you an I-woke-up-like-this complexion: It’s a homemade BB cream! This recipe took weeks of research to develop, and the result not only meets our expectations but also matches our efforts! Its smooth, fluid texture is very pleasant, and it makes your skin soft, nourished, and hydrated, without leaving a greasy film. What’s more, this homemade tinted face cream has a light coverage so it’s perfect for when you want a very…