Blast from the past: “An Apple a day” foaming facial cleanser and modifications

I’m putting together a list of things I need to make over the next week or two as I start re-stocking our bathroom cupboard with everything we might need over the next six months. My first priority is to make a batch of facial cleanser as I think I have maybe three days’ worth left?…...

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Newbie Tuesday: Making naturally compliant lotions with Ritamulse SCG (week fifteen) – body butter #3

Welcome back to our Newbie Tuesday series, introduction to making naturally compliant lotions using Ritamulse SCG! This is the last week of this specific series on making lotions with Ritamulse SCG, and we’ll be making our third body butter that has a special little twist. If you’d like to catch up on the series, scroll…...

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Your suggestions for “Why the heck did I buy this and what can I do with it?” series

We got to talking tonight in the Discord chat – come join us by finding the invites in this post (scroll down a bit)! – and the topic of “why did I buy that ingredient?” came up…so I had to start a post about it! I figure I’ll review the Why the heck did I buy…...

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Modifying products for summer: Making a warm process, more hydrating, more occlusive lotion with babassu oil and Incroquat BTMS-50

On the 31st, we modified the 10 minute naturally compliant, cationic lotion with babassu oil to add extra humectants. I asked if you wanted to see this made with a different emulsifier, and you said yes! so let’s take a look at that. Please let me know in the comments of any post what you’d…...

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$10 subscribers – check out this coupon from Windy Point Soap Making Supplies!

Are we lucky or what? Once again this month, Windy Point Soap Making Supplies in Calgary is offering you, my lovely readers, a coupon code to get all kinds of wonderful things for less! Want a few ideas on what you can buy there? If you’re interested in making the 10 minute lotions with cold emulsifiers I…...

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$10 subscribers – check out this month’s Lotioncrafter coupon!

I know you all know how much I love Lotioncrafter. Jen is a dear friend of mine, and quite the enabler when it comes to new, exciting ingredients! Her enthusiasm knows no bounds, and I’m honoured she shares her love of formulating with me! Have you checked out their new site yet? It’s absolutely gorgeous…...

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Super happy fun member-to-member post for August 2020

Welcome to the August 2020 member-to-member sharing and caring post, an open post for you to share your thoughts, ask questions, share formulas, and generally connect with other people on this blog. One of the reasons I went with Disqus was to allow posts with pictures or videos or links of all sorts so we could share…...

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$3 subscribers and up: August 2020 duplication request post

Do you have an idea for a product you’d like me to look at duplicating? This is the post for you! This is the official post for posting the things you’d like me to consider duplicating. When you make a suggestion, please include a link to the product with a full and proper ingredient list. This…...

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$5 suscribers! Q&A for August 2020!

What are you interested in this month? What questions have been driving you to distraction? What ingredients did you buy and you’re not really sure why? Any and all questions about equipment, formulas, ingredients, techniques, tips, and tricks are welcomed here! Remember, the only “stupid” question is one you don’t ask! If possible, please link…...

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