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How to Make an Extreme Protein Natural Hair Mask

Written by: | September 18, 2020 | Leave a Comment

Finding the right hair mask for your natural curls can be a challenge. Bentonite clay and apple cider vinegar are a great combination for curl definition and they help boost shine! We’ve taken this proven recipe and added hydrolyzed quinoa protein to help curls retain their bounce. It’s best to follow this mask with a […]

How to Add Vitamin A (Retinyl) to a Cream or Lotion

Written by: | August 28, 2020 | Leave a Comment

When you’ve found a great cream base but want to enhance its age defying properties, or have the goal of reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, adding Vitamin A (aka retinyl palmitate) is a great choice. We’ve seen the trend growing of adding boosters to existing creams since it allows you to personalize […]

How to Make DIY Cologne and Perfume

Written by: | August 13, 2020 | Leave a Comment

Making your own DIY cologne or perfume is easy with this quick recipe! This blend has a scent appropriate for a unisex audience, and it appeals to everyone in our office. Sweet Orange (neroli) gives a luxurious touch, and it’s a great way to introduce a perfume/cologne into your line. It definitely does not smell […]

How To Guide: Hyaluronic Acid Facial Serum

Written by: | July 29, 2020 | Leave a Comment

  Hyaluronic Acid is an amazing humectant able to hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water. This helps to draw moisture into the skin leaving you with a dewy, glowing complexion! Read more on Hyaluronic Acid here: http://bit.ly/2TDnbDe Today let’s make our own Hyaluronic Acid Serum to add moisture and a beautiful, bright […]

Recipe: Don’t Bug Me Skin Balm

Written by: | July 24, 2020 | Leave a Comment

This Summer, create an easy and no-mess balm that keeps your family and pets comfortable. It is especially useful if you live close to a lake or pond! The Don’t Bug Me Blend and Lemon Eucalyptus, in addition to Neem Oil, give this balm the power it needs to make sure you’re not bugged when […]

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 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 […]

Emulsifying Wax – Ingredient Highlight

Written by: | September 21, 2018 | 3 responses

If you were to take a bottle and fill it 1/2 full of water and then fill the rest with oil, you would quickly notice the two don’t mix. However, if you shake the bottle like crazy, suddenly you see a cloudy mixture form for just a couple of seconds before the oil and water […]

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