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Spray Deodorant

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Pumice and Lactic Acid Scrub

* * * Chlorophyll powder for color (INCI - SODIUM SULFATE, CI 75810) You can help support my website and channel through the “buy me a… — 5 min read

Rice Solid Hair Conditioner

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Body Cream For Cellulite

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Hair Serum

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Solid Cleanser Scrub

This formula is for a solid version of a body and face scrub cleanser. The scrub cleanser is easy to make, and you can change some of the… — 4 min read

Kojic Acid Face Mask

* * * Optional a few drops of cosmetic dye color You can help support my website and channel through the “buy me a coffee” page. Here is… — 7 min read

Ultra Facial Cream With Squalane

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Niacinamide Face Serum

This face serum is inspired by Kiehl's Niacinamide Ultra Pure serum. By examining the ingredients list of Kiehl's Niacinamide Ultra Pure… — 5 min read

Rinse Off Foaming Cleanser (Inspired By Clinique)

* * * Lactic acid solution 80% to adjust the pH * * * Pink mica for color (optional) You can help support my website and channel through… — 5 min read

Balancing Gentle Solid Shampoo

* * * For the purple color blue and red oxides / mica color You can help support my website and channel through the “buy me a coffee” page… — 5 min read

Retainer Cleaning Tablets

* * * Spray bottle with distilled water You can help support my website and channel through the “buy me a coffee” page. Here is the link… — 3 min read

Moisturizing Conditioner For Dry Hair

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Coffee Body Sugar Scrub

Phase C * * * Grounded coffee 2.5g * * * Granulated sugar 120g Sugar body scrubs are an effective way to exfoliate and rejuvenate the skin… — 3 min read

Foaming Body And Face Cleanser

Foaming cleansers are very popular and can provide a unique cleansing experience. I have shared other foaming cleansers, such as the Facial… — 3 min read

Moisturizing Shampoo For Dry Hair

* * * A few drops of lactic acid solution to lower the pH Ok, let's make this moistening shampoo for dry and damaged hair. This type of… — 5 min read

Dead Sea Soap

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Refreshing Shampoo For Oily Hair

* * * Optional liquid color green mint * * * A few drops of lactic acid solution 80% to lower the pH If you have oily hair and want to… — 4 min read

Glycolic Acid Foaming Cleanser

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Shaving Cream

* * * Optional mica color In this post, I share with you how I make shaving cream. This formula is not very complicated and does not… — 4 min read

Solid Perfume

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Using Soap Scraps For Soap Design

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Shea Butter Deep Conditioning Hair Mask

In the previous post, I shared the process of making infused shea butter with horsetail . In this formula, I use the infused shea butter in… — 4 min read

Horsetail Shea Butter

You can use this infused shea butter in your hair care or skin care, add it in formulas such as: Lotion Bars (Christmas Edition) , Silky… — 4 min read

Hand Cream For Dry Hands

Winter is here, and the weather is getting colder and drier. Many people experience dry, rough, cracked hands because of the cold and dry… — 5 min read

Dry Skin Healing Lotion

Cold weather is harsh on sensitive and dry skin. Cold weather can make your skin lose its natural moisture, making it even drier. This can… — 3 min read

Sugar Scrubs Only 4 Ingredients

Phase C - Granulated sugar 130g * * * Optional: mica colors * * * If you skip the preservative and fragrance add 2% to the carrier oil… — 3 min read

Lotion Bars (Christmas Edition)

* * * Optional: mica colors for embeds What is a lotion bar? It is usually some butters and oils combined with a hard wax to create a solid… — 4 min read

Easy Hand Wash

* * * Cosmetic liquid color (optional) Sometimes, you need a simple formula that you can make fast without heating or 3-4 phases. This… — 3 min read

Leave-In Conditioner (No BTMS)

* * * Optional: mica color What is a leave-in conditioner? Leave-in conditioners are products that hydrate and moisturize the hair. Hair… — 5 min read

Unscented Face Cream

This formula is for a face moisturizer. It is not a thick, heavy cream, yet not a very light texture cream. It is unscented and is suitable… — 4 min read

Creamy Solid Body And Face Cleanser

If you are a fan of solid cosmetics, you will love this formula. This is a solid, very creamy and silky body and face cleanser. This solid… — 3 min read

Face Creamy Exfoliate Cleanser

* * * Optional: mica color In this post, I'm sharing a face exfoliate cleanser. This product is suitable for most skin types. It is creamy… — 5 min read

Mousse Shampoo and Body Wash

* * * Optional: few drops of cosmetics liquid pink color (4-6 drops) A unique fluffy texture that melts in your hands and gives you a… — 3 min read

Horse Chestnuts Cleanser

Ingredients: Crushes horse chestnuts 150-250g Distilled boiling water 450g Preservative (Cosgard) 3.6g Essential oil (optional) 4g I used… — 4 min read

Skin Food Body Butter

When I used to buy creams and lotions, I tried to find “clean” and more sustainable brands. One of these brands that I like is Weleda. I saw… — 6 min read

Face Cleanser Base With Endless Ways To Personalize

If you like creamy, silky face cleansers, this formula is a great base formula that allows you to change phase D to personalize this formula… — 5 min read

Banana Soap

In this post I'm sharing with you about how to make banana soap. Bananas are rich in natural sugars, which help boost the soap bars' foam… — 6 min read

Easy Liquid Dish Soap

This recipe is for liquid dish soap. I usually use solid dish soap to wash dishes and as a kitchen cleanser. However, sometimes I need a… — 3 min read

Pourable Shampoo Bars

Solid shampoo bars are very easy to use and carry when traveling. They have high cleansing properties and are plastic-free. I have used… — 4 min read

Oats Body And Face Soap

This recipe is for oats soap. If you have never made soap before, please read this post about soap for beginners . In this recipe, I blend… — 6 min read

Summer Lip Balm Coconut Oil-Free

Lip balm is great for keeping your lips hydrated. Unlike the rest of your skin, your lips don't have oil glands, so they can easily get dry… — 3 min read

All Purpose Cream

Summertime is the time for the beach, swimming pools and long walks. These fun activities are usually done in the open air, leaving the skin… — 4 min read

Solid Silky Conditioner Bar

* * * Optional: a pinch of Mica for color If you made solid hair conditioners before, you know that these types of conditioners are very… — 5 min read

Cheeks And Lips Tint

This recipe is for a vegan lips and cheeks tint. You can choose any color for this tint or combine 2-3 colors to achieve your desired color… — 5 min read

'Take The Day Off' By Clinique Dupe Cleansing Balm

Take the day off by Clinique is one of the most popular cleansing balms on the market. "Quickly dissolves tenacious eye and face makeups… — 4 min read

Oil Free Face Cream

If you are a beginner in making creams or lotions, please start by reading this post to learn the basics of how to create creams / lotions… — 4 min read

Conditioning Shampoo 2 In 1

This recipe is for a creamy conditioning shampoo. This is great for someone with very dry hair or wanting to have 2 in 1 product. In a… — 5 min read

Soap Bars Only 3 Oils

Another solid soap bar recipe, this time a recipe with very few ingredients. This recipe has only three oils (ok, 2, and 1 butter). If you… — 4 min read

How to Make a Basic Lotion / Cream

In this post, I want to give you the basic information you need to make your lotions and creams. If you have never made a lotion or a cream… — 10 min read

Vitamin C Hibiscus Foam Cleanser

In this face foam cleanser, I used hibiscus infusion. Hibiscus infusion is known for its skin benefits. Hibiscus infusion contains natural… — 3 min read

Turmeric Brightening Face Mask

Jelly face masks are excellent for clearing and helping to brighten the skin. This recipe is for a turmeric jelly face mask with some acids… — 4 min read

Eyelashes And Eyebrows Serum

Eyelash and eyebrows serum can help you grow longer, thicker lashes and brows. Lash serums are designed to be left on overnight, absorbing… — 4 min read

Brightening Body Scrub

* * * Granulated sugar 280g Brightening body scrubs are designed to exfoliate and remove dead skin cells, revealing brighter and smoother… — 4 min read

Silky Smooth Emulsified Body Butter

* * * A pinch of blue spirulina powder (optional) I have already shared a body butter recipe using Olivem1000 emulsifying wax. And… — 4 min read

Face Exfoliant Cleanser

This is my to-go facial exfoliator cleanser for cold, dry weather times. This formula has no water-based ingredients, so this facial… — 4 min read

Salt Soap Bars Recipe

Ingredients: Distilled water or infusion 232g Lye (sodium hydroxide) 102g Coconut oil 600g Cocoa butter 40g Sunflower oil 120g Castor oil… — 4 min read

Blueberry Glycerin Extract

Glycerin extract is another way to add active and color ingredients to your cosmetics. Glycerin extracts are also called Glycerites. You can… — 1 min read

Emulsified Lip Scrub

Phase D: Granulated sugar 200g * * * If you change the amount of the recipe adjust the sugar amount accordingly Looking for a creamy lip… — 2 min read

Solid Conditioner Bar For Damaged Hair

I love conditioner bars. They are so easy to travel with, easy to use, last for ages, and are very effective. I use mainly solid hair… — 4 min read

Lime and Honey Soap Bar

Ingredients: Lime juice 280g Lye (sodium hydroxide) 150g Coconut oil 200g Shea butter 100g Cocoa butter 100g Sunflower oil 300g Olive oil… — 3 min read

Indigo Shampoo Bar

This recipe is for 200g, which makes two big shampoo bars or three medium size shampoo bars. You can use the calculator to change the amount… — 4 min read

Solid Dish Soap Recipe

Ingredients: Distilled water 232g Lye (sodium hydroxide) 134g Coconut oil 560g Sunflower oil 184g Stearic acid 24g Castor oil 32g Lemon… — 3 min read

Facial Foam Cleanser for Sensitive Skin

* * * If you are using another preservative please adjust the amount according to the supplier’s instructions (If you only need to use… — 3 min read

Soy Wax Candles

Although candles are not considered to be cosmetic products, They are part of self-pampering. There is something very satisfying about… — 2 min read

Nails and Cuticles Oil

Let's make nails and cuticle oil. It's easy and takes only a few minutes to prepare. By combining some carrier oils with vitamin E and… — 2 min read

Whipped Soap Base From Scratch

In a previous post, I shared a recipe for whipped soap using soap scraps . This post will explain how to make whipped soap base from solid… — 3 min read

Naturally Colored Emulsified Body Butter

In a previous post, I have shared a recipe for an emulsified body butter . This is one of the most used "cream" people use these days. One… — 4 min read

Calamine Cream For Itchy Skin

* * * Citric acid solution to lower the PH. To read more about PH adjustments in cosmetics please read this post . (between 5.5-6 is fine… — 3 min read

Turmeric Face Wash with Polysorbate 80

This recipe is for turmeric face wash. This face wash is very gentle and non-drying, although cleansing. It contains turmeric oil and very… — 3 min read

Turmeric Face Wash with Lysolecithin

In a previous post, I shared a turmeric face wash with polysorbate 80 . In this post, I'm sharing another version of turmeric face wash… — 3 min read

Calendula Shower Gel for Kids

In this post, I will explain why I prefer to make kids' shower gels and not to buy commercial ones. Also, I'll explain my favorite… — 5 min read

Light Face Cream With Niacinamide

* * * Few drops of lactic acid to lower the PH level. To learn more about PH adjustments please check this post here . If you have never… — 3 min read

Solid Conditioner Bar Naturally Colored

This recipe is very similar to the cocoa butter solid conditioner bar , which is colored with mica powder. This time I wanted to color my… — 3 min read

Emulsified Body Sugar Scrub

* * * Granulated sugar 50-150g (It depends on how scrubby you want your final product). Summertime is a great time to exfoliate the body… — 3 min read

Creamy Shampoo for Dry Hair

* * * Citric acid solution to lower the PH. To learn more about PH adjustments in cosmetics please check this post . * * * Use xanthan… — 4 min read

Whipped Sugar Scrub from Soap Scraps

Whipped soap scrubs are very effective for exfoliating the skin while cleaning it. Although many suppliers will have a whipped soap base… — 3 min read

Roll-on Deodorant with Zinc Ricinoleate

Previously I wrote about natural deodorants. One of those is a creamy texture deodorant you apply the same as cream or lotion. The other… — 3 min read

Cocoa Butter Solid Conditioner Bar

I've shared a recipe for a solid conditioner bar with mango butter in a previous post . Mango butter is softer than cocoa butter and… — 3 min read

Body Wash and Shampoo for Kids

This recipe was formulated for my toddler and was inspired by the Weleda kids' body shower and shampoo. I was looking for a creamy… — 4 min read

Moisturizing Hibiscus Shower Gel

I love using botanicals in my skincare products, and hibiscus is one of my favorite botanicals since it has a beautiful color which gives… — 2 min read

Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C Face Serum

Face serum is a light product that contains a high concentration of active ingredients. It has the consistency of a liquid or gel. It is… — 3 min read

Lip Gloss

Make your lip gloss, choose your color or mix colors to create a unique personal color. This lip gloss combines oils and butter, making it a… — 1 min read

Marble Shikakai Shampoo Bar

This recipe is formulated for wavy or curly hair. If you have never made a solid shampoo bar before, I recommend reading this post here… — 4 min read

Light Body Lotion

This recipe is for a light body lotion. It is a great lotion for when we want something not as heavy that will absorb fast and moisturize… — 3 min read

Cleansing Balm

If you are looking for a non-drying alternative to makeup removers, cleansing balms are excellent. With your fingers, the cleansing balm… — 3 min read

Clarifying Shampoo

This recipe is for liquid shampoo. If you prefer to make a solid shampoo bar, please check the "hair" category. I have uploaded many recipes… — 4 min read

Solid Shampoo Bar for Dry Hair

This post and recipe are for dry hair or curly hair types. If you have never made a shampoo bar before, I recommend reading this post here… — 4 min read

Emulsified Body Butter

This recipe is for emulsified body butter. The difference between body lotion and emulsified body butter is that a body lotion contains more… — 3 min read

Dandelion Glycolic Face Wash

In this post, we will use the dandelion infusion to be our water-based main ingredient in this face wash. The glycolic face wash is… — 2 min read

Avocado Cold Process Soap

If you have never made soap before, I suggest starting with the soap for beginners recipe or the 100% coconut oil soap . This recipe… — 2 min read

Natural Solid Deodorant

I have shared a recipe for a creamy natural deodorant in a previous post. This recipe contains the same ingredients but different… — 2 min read

Dandelion Hair Spray

In this post, we will use the dandelion infusion to be our water-based main ingredient for a hair spray. If you need a simple hair spray to… — 2 min read

Lip Balm (With Infused Oil)

This lip balm has a beautiful pinky color. It's a combination of infused oil and mica powder. The lip balm has a very light tint, nothing… — 2 min read

Natural Cream Deodorant

DIY deodorants are easy and very effective. They do not clog the pores, so they will not block the sweat. Natural deodorants contain… — 2 min read

Easy Vegan Lips and Cheeks Tint

This is a super easy, vegan recipe for lips and cheeks tint. Although there are only four ingredients, this lips and cheeks tint will give… — 1 min read

Neem and Rose Petals Solid Shampoo Bar

This recipe is for a botanical solid shampoo bar. If you wish to learn about hair types and each type's needs, check out this post about… — 2 min read

Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm

Dry lips, especially during dry seasons, can be sore and flaky. This recipe is for a moisturizing lip balm that you can apply to your lips a… — 2 min read

Hair Types and Needs

The scalp's ph is very similar to the skin on the rest of our body – it is around 4.5 – 5.5. The hair's ph is slightly more acidic. Since… — 4 min read

Ingredients and Tools to Start Making Your Cosmetics

You decided to make some of your cosmetics products at home, what’s next? Which ingredients should you buy to begin creating your products… — 7 min read

Mango Butter Solid Conditioner Bar

This recipe is for a solid conditioner bar. If you have ever used a solid conditioner bar before, you know it lasts longer than a liquid… — 2 min read

Waxes in Cosmetics

This post will go over some of the most used waxes, the difference between them, and some information to help you decide which one to use in… — 3 min read

100% Coconut Oil Soap

Making only one oil soap is simple and only requires two ingredients. All you need is coconut oil and sodium hydroxide (lye). Soap recipes… — 2 min read

Amla Hair Mask

In the previous post, I posted a recipe for Amla shampoo bar, so to compliment the Amla shampoo bar, this post will be about Amla's hair… — 4 min read

Amla Shampoo Bar

In this recipe, we will make an Amla shampoo bar. This recipe is 200g which makes 2 bars. This shampoo bar is best for straight and wavy… — 4 min read

Calamine Salve

In this post, I’ll show you how to make a calamine salve. People usually use calamine to relieve the itching and discomfort of minor skin… — 2 min read

Infusing Oils (no heating)

In this post I’ll explain to you step by step how to make your own oil infusion, oil infusion can be used for many cosmetics products, such… — 3 min read

Hibiscus Hands Sanitizer Gel

In this post I’ll explain to you step by step how to make your own hand sanitizer gel, using hibiscus infusion, which will give your gel a… — 2 min read

Lotion Bar

Lotion bars are such a good alternative to body lotions, they are chemical free, plastic free and easy to take on travels, they also last… — 2 min read

Moisturizing Body Lotion

Ingredients: Phase A Green tea hydrosol 32g Aloe vera juice 32g DL panthenol 1g Niacinamide 1g Phase B Cocoa butter 6g Almond oil… — 4 min read

Shampoo Bar for Beginners

If you are looking for an easy recipe to make your first solid shampoo bar, this post is for you. There is so much information online, so in… — 5 min read

How to Adjust the PH Level in Cosmetics

PH level is important when you’re making skin care products, not all products have the same PH level. Most skin care products will have a PH… — 5 min read

Face Scrub

This face scrub is creamy and cleansing, you can use it 2-3 times a week. It is a combination of cleansing, exfoliating and moisturizing… — 2 min read

Soap For Beginners

If you are looking for a simple beginners recipe, this article is for you. Soap can be made by using oils/butters combined with water… — 6 min read

Face Cleanser for Oily Skin

A great face cleanser that is gentle to the skin yet will clean your face thoroughly. Ingredients: 66.5 gr distilled water 1 gr panthenol… — 2 min read

Nutrition Shampoo Bar

Solid shampoo bars are environment friendly and are a part of the zero waste movement, not only you can easily travel with them, they last… — 1 min read

Pink Tinted Lip Balm

A lip balm is one of the easiest things you can make for yourself, it does not require preservatives since it's an oil base product, you can… — 1 min read

Summer Breeze Body Lotion

This body lotion is scented with summer breeze fragrance oil, which is perfect for the summer days after a long day at the beach. This… — 2 min read

AHA Jelly Face Mask

This is an easy AHA face mask, Alpha hydroxy acid helps to peel out outlayer skin which helps to smooth the skin and reduce pigmentation. I… — 1 min read

Jasmine Hand Cream

This hand cream does not contain any essential or fragrance oil, the jasmine scent comes from using jasmine wax. The wax also gives a nice… — 2 min read

Different Soaps from the same Batter

Remember to use protective gloves, glasses and long sleeves while working with caustics substancesses. Soaps are caustic for the first 2… — 2 min read

Happy Soap

This soap makes me happy. I made this soap using three leftovers bars of soap I had for a few months. I decided to cut the three bars into… — 1 min read

Camomile Face Cream

This camomile face cream is super easy and simple, making it great for beginners and those who don't have an entire cosmetic inventory. In… — 2 min read

Avocado Hair Mask

Ingredients: Phase A Distilled water 57g Panthenol powder 1g Glycerin 3g Naturale betaine 3g… — 2 min read

Basic Equipment for Soap Making

Basic tools and ingredients you'll need to make your own soap bars Safety Gear: gloves, glasses, and long sleeves. Mixing Bowls preferably… — 1 min read

Miceller Face Cleanser

This is a simple micellar face cleanser/makeup remover. I formulated this simple yet effective miceller for my teen daughter, who needs… — 2 min read

Shikakai Solid Shampoo

Shampoo bars are such a great alternative to regular liquid shampoos, they are plastic-free, easy to travel with, they last for many showers… — 3 min read