• making blush
    Face,  Intermediate,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Learn how to make your own blush

    Blush beautifully with Chic Cheeks Let’s open up our make-up bag and take a peek at our homemade cosmetics … We’ve got BB cream and primer for a lovely complexion, highlighter to illuminate your features, eyeliner and eyeshadows for a mesmerizing gaze, and matte lipstick for a smile to die for… Are we missing anything? Just a homemade blush for Chic Cheeks! Let’s get on it. We decided to create three shades for this blush recipe, so there’s one for nearly every complexion. Of course, you can adjust the colouring to your liking. Don’t hesitate to create your own pigment combination for a totally unique result!  Get ready to have…

  • 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,…

  • How to chose clay for my skin
    Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    How to choose clay?

    Which clay is best for my skin? Let’s take a look at the special characteristics of the seven clays most commonly used: kaolin clay (white), green, red, yellow, pink, ghassoul, and bentonite. White clay (kaolin) INCI: Kaolin Source: United Kingdom White clay is the softest and least drying to the skin. It is best for people with dry and sensitive skin and can even be used instead of talcum powder to prevent diaper rash. It covers well and is used in natural cosmetics. It is also often used in body care products such as toothpaste, deodorant, and shaving cream. In hair masks, it can be used to revitalize dry and…

  • How to make a clay mask
    Beginner,  Face,  Facial cream

    Hoe to make clay masks?

    A clay mask can be as simple as this: 1. Mix a tablespoon of clay with enough water to make a smooth, creamy paste. 2. Apply a thick layer of this clay paste to your face. 3. Leave the clay on your face for five to ten minutes, spritzing occasionally with water or a hydrosol. 4. Make sure the mask doesn’t dry completely; not only does the clay not release beneficial minerals when it is dry, but it also starts to draw out moisture from the skin. 5. Rinse and finish rinsing with cold water. 6. Moisturize your skin with your favourite cream or lotion. You can also replace water…