Weekday Wonderings: Can we add carrier oils to cleansers?

In this post, Why the heck did I buy this and what can I do with it Wednesday: Sea kelp extract, Carmit80 asks: For foaming cleansers I see you don’t add any carrier oils as an emollient. Would this be possible or even effective? Would l we then need to add the emulsifiers? Thanks! There...

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Newbie Tuesday: Facial cleansers – submit your recipes!

Hi everyone! For those of you playing along at home, I’d really like to see your facial cleanser recipes as we make them. I know some of you have made huge changes – like Anna who used decyl glucoside and SCI! – and it would be awesome to see what you’re doing so others can...

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Did you make facial cleanser? What did you think? (part three)

In this post, Additions to the base recipe, Cath said: I made the cleanser for dry skin as per the percentages advised but with surfactants available in Australia (maybe my research skills are poor but I simply could not locate exactly what was named on the list). The basic recipe was a nice viscosity after...

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Newbie Tuesday: Did you make facial cleanser? What did you think? (part two)

Let’s take a look at a few more comments about the facial cleansers you made last week based on this recipe or this recipe. (If you missed part one of these comments, please click here and see what your fellow readers are saying!) And look for part three shortly, too! Susan writes: Thank you for the Face Cleanser recipes – I...

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Newbie Tuesday: Did you make facial cleanser? What did you think? (Part one) (updated)

Last week, we made a facial cleanser, then modified it by adding humectants and cationic polymers. This week, we’re talking about our recipes and how we could modify them to be more awesome for our skin type. Please join the conversation by commenting here, on the other posts, or by emailing me at swiftcraftymonkey@swiftcraftymonkey.blog Carol...

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