Exfoliation is key. It eliminates dead skin cells, polishes skin, refines pores and smooths wrinkles.
Glorious colour – my favourite thing! Together, colour and scent are the icing on the soapy cake!
One of my favourite quotes about scent is “The sense of smell is the hair trigger of memory” (Mary Stewart), and this is so true! Fragrance has the power to move us, in both a positive and negative way. Continue reading “The Fragrance Triangle Balancing Act”
This ingredient is probably my favourite ‘all rounder surfactant’ that I use to make a sulfate free product that offers loads of lather. It’s a must in your store cupboard if you craft lathery things!
PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2020
PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue
Pantone has announced that the colour of the year for 2020 is…..Classic Blue!
Are you familiar with d-Limonene? You actually might be, but not realise it! You’ll see it in ‘orange’ eco cleaners. Continue reading “Is d-Limonene New to You?”
Loofah is uniquely designed by Mother Nature to thoroughly clean and massage your skin! Not only that, but more and more Loofah are being used in the kitchen sink and for household Continue reading “Loofah Sponges – Not Just for the Bathroom!”
Indigo is one of the few natural botanicals that actually stays blue in Cold Process Soap. Although you can achieve a bluish colour from Alkanet root, it is very unstable in the high pH environment of Cold Process Soap and is likely to produce a grey or maroon coloured soap.
I was fortunate to attend a seminar given by Formula Botanica Founder, Lorraine Dallmeir at In-Cosmetics in Paris early this month. Her lecture was excellent and really resonated with me. Continue reading “Looking for Accredited Online Courses?”
We are now stocking BTMS 50 due to so many requests from our customers – if you are new to making Hair Conditioners you’ll notice there are two BTMS 25 and BTMS 50 – let me explain why we use them and what the difference is.