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.
The second group of new Essential Oils have arrived at the warehouse and we’re excited to share these with you.
Fresh for 2019, our first new Essential Oils have arrived. We’re adding these purifying, fresh Essential Oils to our range, and they smell divine! If you are still catching up with 2019, think: Cleansing, forward movement, fresh and new!
Hi Soapy lovers, Super Soaper Sally (SSS) here,
There are times where our lips need a little more attention and TLC. With cooler temperatures on the way, this month’s spotlight is on lips and prepping them to stay smooth and hydrated all year round. Did you know that your lips don’t have any sebaceous glands? Yep that’s right. No wonder they often become dry and chapped – cue lip balm!
How long will my cream or lotion last? Which is the BEST preservative? If I add “x” preservative, what is the use-by date please? These are questions we receive streams of emails and calls about. We do try to explain and help,
ATTENTION ALL NEW CP SOAPERS!
“So let me guess, you’ve come up with an amazing new creation that you’ve been dying to test out (with your newly purchased vanilla based fragrances of course) with the anticipation of a Cold Processed baby waiting to be born.
Clay……..on my skin???
Yes you heard right, in case you’ve been living under a rock for the last, I don’t know (few centuries!) you will have heard of or come across clay in skincare at some point. Clays are a household item in the “spa world” and with different clays to suit all different skin types there is no excuse in finding a clay that fits your specific skin care requirements.
Natrasorb was originally developed to carry scent into a water-based environment; and that capability makes it perfect for adding oil or fragrance to dry products that are formulated for the bath.