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 πŸ‘‰Β We used this super cuteΒ animal with heart mold! Plaster of Paris Essential Oils πŸ‘‰Β  We have a… Continue reading Super Cute Animal Aroma Stones DIY

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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 πŸ‘‡ 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

Cosmetics · Odds and Ends · Skincare

About Vitamin E and Which to Use in Your Personal Care Products

Generally, we know that there are two kinds of the antioxidant Vitamin E: the naturally-occurring (the d- form) and the synthetic (the dl- form, and the acetate). However, there is more to it than just that. Vitamin E comes in 8 forms which belongs to two classes. So, which do you use? And, how much Vitamin… Continue reading About Vitamin E and Which to Use in Your Personal Care Products

Odds and Ends · Tutorials and Recipes

We Tried 3 Common Reed Diffuser Liquid Recipes and Came Up with Two More!

There are 3 common recipes on internet on how you can make your own diffuser liquid at home, and since we're enthusiasts about aromatherapy, we thought, why not try them and share whether it worked for us or not? We also did some other experiments on creating other kinds of diffuser liquids. 1. Alcohol + Water +… Continue reading We Tried 3 Common Reed Diffuser Liquid Recipes and Came Up with Two More!

Odds and Ends · Skincare · Tutorials and Recipes

About Sunscreens and How to Make Them

Formulating your own sunscreen can be tricky, especially when you want to formulate one that is SPF50+, doesn't feel tacky and is actually water-resistant. The following informative video by Belinda Carli, Director of the Institute of Personal Care Science and Cosmetic Formulator to learn about SPF in sunscreens, the materials and ingredients used, issues faced when… Continue reading About Sunscreens and How to Make Them

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DIY Aromatherapeutic Slime

The days of the slime craze has probably already passed (replaced by soap cutting and bath bomb slicing) but between the three of them, we're pretty sure that slime is kinder to the wallet, generally safer (no sharp objects!) and it also lasts longer. So for today, we're going to share our favorite slime recipe… Continue reading DIY Aromatherapeutic Slime

Carrier Oils · Odds and Ends · Oils

Top 10 Carrier Oils for Hair

Carrier oils, also known as 'base oils', are named as such because they are used to carry essential oils (which have aromatherapeutic benefits) onto the skin. Nevertheless, this does not mean that carrier oils are without their own benefits. So, if you're looking to have healthy and beautiful hair, these carrier oils are the ones… Continue reading Top 10 Carrier Oils for Hair

Cosmetics · Odds and Ends · Skincare · Soap Making

About “Free From” Claims on Personal Care Products

There's a whole list of "free from" claims on personal care products, ranging from free from parabens, to free from sulphates, free from preservatives, and more. But, are the personal care products really free from whatever the label claims it to be free of? And, when are you actually allowed to say that a product is… Continue reading About “Free From” Claims on Personal Care Products