Confounding factors or why we need to test our products for a while

My hair always feels softer after washing it on Monday morning. Why? It could be that I always use my intense conditioner on Monday. It could be Monday is exfoliation day (I do love my sugar scrubs!), which means the conditioner stays on my hair longer or that the ends of my hair get some...

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I’m still alive!

Thank you to my wonderful readers for showing such concern about where I went! I didn’t go anywhere – I’m here, I’m just really busy. I’ve started working out – aquafit four times a week, weights twice a week – to help with my sore back, which means my mornings are about getting to the...

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Thought for the day: Trying recipes!

If you’ve never made a recipe before, try staying as closely to it as you can. On my blog, there are generally a few different versions of the recipe to be found! Let’s say you like this recipe for my emulsified sugar scrub, click on the links in the post or click on the labels...

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Experiments in the workshop: Making an eye cream (part 1)

For about a year now, I’ve been messing around with eye creams. I made one last year that I really liked, but my mom felt it was a bit heavy for her tastes. I made an anhydrous version with the cera bellina, which I quite liked as well, but I wanted to use some water...

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Question: How do I prevent my lotions from getting a bit of oil on the top?

From a post that wasn’t ready for prime time, Anonymous asked: I find a lot of my emulsions get little bit of oil leaking out after several days or even longer. Is there anything that can be done to prevent this? I never see that happening to store bought products, and those are on shelves for...

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