Essential Oils · Fragrance Oils · Odds and Ends · Tutorials and Recipes

Super Cute Animal Aroma Stones DIY

If wax sachets or double boiling aren't your thing but you'd still like something flame-, electricity-, or battery- free to release scents into your space, aroma stones are your next best bet 😍 What you'll need: Silicone Mold 👉 We used this super cute animal with heart mold! Plaster of Paris Essential Oils 👉  We have a… Continue reading Super Cute Animal Aroma Stones DIY

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Melt and Pour Soap · Soap Making

Why you shouldn’t add breast milk (or any fresh ingredient) to Melt and Pour Soap Bases

Hi Crafters! There has been an increase in new mothers asking us if they can make breast milk soap with melt and pour soap bases, and this is a great concern because where is this misinformation coming from? We understand that every parent wants the best for their child (we would too, and for the… Continue reading Why you shouldn’t add breast milk (or any fresh ingredient) to Melt and Pour Soap Bases

Life

Our Collaboration with Future of Wellness Asia!

Hi Crafters! From the 26th until the 28th of July, we took part in Future of Wellness Asia's Open House where customers can enjoy quick experiences with some of the services offered there by their 9 partners (in no particular order: Jari-Jari Spa, OhanaJo, 1TCM, Holistic Hair Care, Emma Lizs, Buluu, Bondahaven, Workwell and Craftiviti). During this event, we had a mini… Continue reading Our Collaboration with Future of Wellness Asia!

Candle Making

9 Common Candle Making Mistakes and How to Avoid or Fix Them

A cheaper alternative to buying candles would be making them, and while it's a fun craft where you'll have complete control of how your candle looks and what would go in it, there are also risks and problems you can stumble into. At Craftiviti, we often hear from our customers about the issues they face… Continue reading 9 Common Candle Making Mistakes and How to Avoid or Fix Them

Carrier Oils · Essential Oils · Oils · Skincare · Tutorials and Recipes

Quick, Easy and Effective DIY Cuticle Oil using only 2 Ingredients!

Used on the cuticle, skin and nail area, cuticle oil moisturizes, protects against damage and trauma, and also improves the health and appearance of these areas. It's a lifesaver for everyone, whether you've long nails or short nails. So, for today, we've a quick, easy and effective DIY Cuticle Oil using only two ingredients and one… Continue reading Quick, Easy and Effective DIY Cuticle Oil using only 2 Ingredients!

Essential Oils · Tutorials and Recipes · Wax Sachet

DIY Aromatherapeutic Wax Sachet

Wax sachets (also known as wax tablets) are another wick-less cousin of candles, but unlike wax melts which are meant to be melted, wax sachets are meant to be left around a space, near the sun to allow it to be naturally warmed in order to release aroma. Like wax melts, they're safer than candles… Continue reading DIY Aromatherapeutic Wax Sachet

Skincare · Tutorials and Recipes

DIY Natural Shaving Cream

According to Gillette, shaving cream does four things: Hydration - keeps moisture in hairs during the shave, leaving them softer and easier to cut. When less force is needed to cut each hair, your shave can be more comfortable. Lubrication - creates a thin layer of protection between the blade and the skin, ensuring less… Continue reading DIY Natural Shaving Cream

Carrier Oils · Odds and Ends · Oils · Tutorials and Recipes

Super Easy DIY Hair Oil

In our Top 10 Carrier Oils for Hair post, we mentioned that we'll be sharing some DIY recipes on our favorite and most effective hair oils. So, here we are today with this post! This tutorial is super quick and super easy. No fuss, and perfect for when you're too tired to formulate a combination… Continue reading Super Easy DIY Hair Oil

Cosmetics · Odds and Ends · Skincare

Get to Know: Cosmetic Irritants, Allergens & Comedogens

There is a lot of information on the internet about cosmetic irritants, allergens and comedogens, but which is true and which isn't? Check out this informative video (with factual references!) by Belinda Carli, theDirector of the Institute of Personal Care Science and Cosmetic Formulator 👇 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPwhFzxZHC8&t=1s Thank you Belinda Carli from Personal Care Formulations for sharing… Continue reading Get to Know: Cosmetic Irritants, Allergens & Comedogens

Essential Oils · Odds and Ends · Oils

Top 6 Essential Oils for a Mood Boost

Feeling down? Unmotivated? Not willing down down another cup of caffeine or just want to feel less exhausted throughout the day? Considering adding any (or all) of these 6 essential oils into your daily routine! They can be incorporated into your personal care products (shampoo, lotion, moisturizer and more), used on their own as diffuser… Continue reading Top 6 Essential Oils for a Mood Boost