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How to fill difficult cosmetic products

How To Fill Difficult Cosmetic Products by Hand

Written by: | June 22, 2020 | 2 responses

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 […]

How to apply custom labels to cosmetic products.

How to Apply Labels to Your Custom Cosmetic Products

Written by: | May 26, 2020 | 2 responses

Applying labels to your newly bottled cosmetics can feel tricky. What if the labels go on crooked? Do you need a labeling machine? How do you center the labels on the bottle? Labeling your own cosmetic products shouldn’t give you a headache, and it doesn’t have to. In this video you’ll learn a simple DIY […]

How to thicken soap, shampoo, and body wash

How to Fix The Viscosity of Body Wash and Shampoo

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

Is your shampoo or body wash too watery? Or too thick? Sometimes as we add ingredients such as essential oils or tinctures to a wash or shampoo, and it can become too thin or watery. Alternatively, products may become thicker than you want for your packaging and you’d like to thin it down. In this […]

A recipe for making basic lotion from scratch

How To Make Basic Lotion From Scratch

Written by: | April 14, 2020 | 7 responses

Do you want to learn how to make your own lotion? Making lotions can be challenging, but this basic lotion recipe makes it a fun and easy project. A basic lotion can be easily customized with essential oils and skin care additives. Once you have your own lotion base, feel free to tweak and add […]

Activated Charcoal Wash

Written by: | August 25, 2016 | Leave a Comment

    This wash is excellent for providing a good, thorough cleaning for hair, hands, or anywhere else! Activated charcoal binds to dirt and oil for a squeaky clean finish while shea butter, aloe, and glycerin help to condition and moisturize skin. Equipment You’ll Need • Mixing bowls • Stick Blender (high sheer blender) • Scale […]

Orange & Lemon Salt Scrub – How To Video

Written by: | February 25, 2016 | 2 responses

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Aromatherapy: Scents For Men

Written by: | April 30, 2015 | 2 responses

Aromatherapy for Men by Kathy Steinbock, Cert. Aroma. R.A. Did you know there are a number of great essential oils whose scent are perfectly suited to a man’s temperament and sense of style? We’ve had chemical-based scents for ages. The over-flowing men’s product shelves at the grocery store confirm this; think Old Spice and Axe […]

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Watch Our Creative Blends Video – Easy Ideas for Crafting Signature Cosmetic Products

Written by: | April 10, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Essential Kitchen Chemistry Videos Are Back! Essential Kitchen Chemistry videos are back and all new! In response to many requests from you, our amazing customers, we are posting new videos to our YouTube channel and have created a Video Page right on our website.   2 Types of Videos: Custom Blend and Fresh Batch You […]