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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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 […]

Recipe: Glycolic Charcoal Facial Mask

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We all know that face masks can be a luxurious way to treat our skin, and most masks address one or two issues. We wanted to create a mask that clarifies, exfoliates, hydrates, and soothes, so we made this simple recipe for a Glycolic Charcoal Facial Mask! Our Charcoal Cream Mask is loaded with clarifying […]

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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How to Make a Soothing Colloidal Oatmeal Lotion

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Oatmeal comes from a simple grain and yet this unsung hero of the grain world is bursting with vital nutrients such as manganese, phosphorus, copper, biotin, vitamin B1, magnesium, dietary fiber, chromium, and zinc. Oatmeal is versatile and amazing and is especially effective at soothing skin. If you’d like to learn more about oatmeal and […]

Recipe: Strawberry Mango Facial Serum

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This simple, 3 ingredient serum is the perfect solution for those who want a simple, effective serum for day or nighttime use. The mango butter leaves skin soft and nourished and the strawberry oil absorbs quickly and imparts a divinely delicate scent. This recipe is simple and easy to make, and leaves a luxurious satin […]

Recipe: How to Make a Ginger & Turmeric Balm

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Ginger and turmeric are a powerful combination for healthy looking, even-toned skin. This easy-to-make balm absorbs quickly and leaves skin soft and supple. Follow along in the video and check out written instructions below. Equipment You’ll Need: Hot plate or stove top Stick blender (high sheer blender) Scale Ingredients: MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) – 0.67 […]

Recipe: Winter Lip Serum

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Hyaluronic Acid is an amazing humectant able to hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water. This helps to draw moisture into lips for hydration; the castor and plum oils help to keep it there! Learn more about Hyaluronic Acid in this blog, and watch Teeneke guide us through this recipe step by step […]

Recipe for a DIY Relaxing Aromatherapy Spray

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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 […]

Scenting Secrets of an Aromatherapist

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Click here to download our Scenting Guide Using essential oils to scent your skin and body care products is the simplest way to make them your own. It’s also a great way to extend your product offerings by changing the essential oil (EO) blend in a best-selling base. For example, you can start with our Thick Shampoo […]

Recipe: How to Make a Cuticle Serum

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Keeping cuticles nourished and soft helps to eliminate problems associated with dry cuticles. As we’re all washing hands more, sanitizing, and facing the winter months, now is the perfect time to create and sell your own cuticle serum. This simple and easy-to-make formula uses Supreme Serum as the base–although originally designed for the face it […]

How To Fill Difficult Cosmetic Products by Hand

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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 […]