How to make an enfleurage: two lily blossoms in 2 bowls in oil. Cosmetic recipe

How to Make Your Own Enfleurage (extracting scent from flowers)

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An enfleurage is a method to extract the aroma of flowers into a usable oil base. This base can be used as-is, depending on your carrier oil of choice, or mixed into a formulation in the oil phase (again depending on the carrier base used). In this recipe we recommend using Babassu Oil or Coconut […]

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How to Make a Luxurious Orange Blossom Antioxidant Mask

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This luxurious orange blossom mask is rich in antioxidants from Vitamin C and Matcha, purifies with French Green Clay, and has a rich and amazing scent from Neroli (orange blossom). Using a facial mask on a regular basis will keep your skin soft, smooth, and pampered, and this mask is no exception. Follow along with […]

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Fixing your DIY Gels, Shampoos & Washes

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Do you need to fix your gel or wash? Adding too much essential oil or extract to your Gel or Shampoo & Body Wash can break the gel consistency turning your once thick and luscious wash into a runny liquid. It is possible to recover the gel consistency with the following method, however, it is […]

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Skin Care Basics: How to Wash Your Face

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Washing your face seems like a task we’ve done a million times, but there are some easy tips that make a big difference. In case you or your customers need a refresher, we’ve gathered these tips and made product suggestions based on information from the American Academy of Dermatology. Step 1: What is your skin […]

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How to Make a Surfactant-Free Body Wash Bar

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Solid bath products are very in–think shampoo bars and bath bombs. Today we have our own take: a cleansing and hydrating body wash bar rich in plant oils and gentle enough for sensitive skin. If you have a mold for this bar, you’re all set! This solid cleansing bar melts onto your skin like a […]

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How to Add a Vitamin C Booster to Toners

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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