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How to Add a Vitamin C Booster to Toners

Written by: | April 2, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Boosters are a great way to customize your skincare to provide exactly what your skin needs when it needs it. This Vitamin C booster adds an extra 1% of vitamin C to your toner for days when you need a little extra Vitamin C therapy for your skin. In this recipe we use our Antioxidant […]

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How to Thicken Up or Thin Down Lotions, Creams, and Conditioners

Written by: | March 26, 2021 | Leave a Comment

There are many reasons you might want to adjust the viscosity of a product, and this blog discusses how to both thin down and thicken up products like lotions, creams, and conditioners. One of the main differences between creams and lotions is the viscosity so it’s relatively easy transitioning a lotion to a cream, or […]

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Recipe: How to Make a Hibiscus Hydration Facial Serum

Written by: | March 4, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Hibiscus is not only an amazing antioxidant ingredient for mature skin, but it also has a beautiful color and aroma. Combine that with the extreme hydration of hyaluronic acid and vegetable glycerin, along with powerful time fighting ingredients like OptiMSM and potassium azeloyl diglycenate, and your skin will look and feel radiant, youthful, and hydrated! […]

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How to Make DIY Glycerin Extracts for Skin Care Formulations

Written by: | February 5, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Extracts are an amazing way to add color to your lotions, creams, washes, and soaps. You can get some amazing colors from the spices in your kitchen and Vegetable Glycerin is a great way to extract color, and you get all of the amazing benefits of glycerin! Think moisturized, soft, supple skin. Follow along as […]

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Holiday Orange Spice Room Spray Recipe

Written by: | December 23, 2020 | Leave a Comment

One of the best parts of the holidays is all the smells—pine, peppermint, spices. You want your home to evoke all the rich memories and favorite treats of the holidays, even if family is further away this year. This easy-to-make holiday spice room spray leaves your house and linens smelling warm and cozy for the […]

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Recipe for a DIY Relaxing Aromatherapy Spray

Written by: | November 12, 2020 | Leave a Comment

We could all use a little relaxation these days, perhaps more than most! Reset and refresh your mood and your mind with this simple and easy-to-make aromatherapy spray! The acacia gum will not thicken, but it will solubilize the essential oils into the Body Linen Spray so no need to shake before use. Learn more […]

How To: Creative Ways to Package Your Soap Bars

Written by: | October 30, 2020 | Leave a Comment

Handmade soap bars are only growing in popularity, but it can be hard to package them for sale or gifting. In this video Teeneke shows us step-by-step a variety of creative ways to package your soap bars. Swing by your local craft or art store for supplies, and then find creative ways to make your […]

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How To Fill Difficult Cosmetic Products by Hand

Written by: | June 23, 2020 | Leave a Comment

Filling your own cosmetic products can be challenging when working with difficult products like butters or scrubs. Without the proper technique you end up making a mess and creating a lot of extra work for yourself. When done correctly, hand-filling your own cosmetic products can be quick and painless. In this guide you’ll learn how […]

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Rosemint Hydration Mist – How to Make Your Own

Written by: | June 3, 2020 | Leave a Comment

Rose is one of the most popular ingredients in skin care, and our Rosewater Facial Toner is a bestselling product. If you’re ready to enhance and customize it, this recipe is a great way to make it your own. Rose and mint smell like a bright June garden, and here in Portland, Oregon, our famous […]

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How to Make an Oil Serum or Body Oil

Written by: | May 26, 2020 | 7 responses

We’ve often touted that one of the easiest ways to create and sell your own skin care is to start with mixing your own oil blend for a perfect body or face oil serum. Why? No emulsification and no need for an entire preservative system. Here we’ll go into a little more depth on how […]

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