Creating a super-cooling hydrating glacial facial gel with Fision® Hydrate and Ceramide Complex (part two, the formula)

Welcome back! Today, we’re looking at the formula for a super-cooling, hydrating, glacial facial gel with Fision® Hydrate and Ceramide Complex! We took a look at the ingredients we’re using and chose our preservatives thanks to the huge preservative comparison chart yesterday – click here for part one of this two part series – so...

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Creating a super-cooling hydrating glacial facial gel with Fision® Hydrate and Ceramide Complex (part one, the ingredients)

I absolutely love using gels to create interesting new facial products that don’t contain a ton of oils that I can use on its own at the end of a very long mask-wearing day on its own or as part of a facial, eye, or “monkey line” sheet mask to soothe my very angry, rosacea-prone...

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Q&A: Glitters! So many questions about shiny things!

In the October Q&A, Stephanie asked: My question is: What’s the deal with pressed glitters? I keep seeing them pop-up on Instagram, I’ve seen them in Sephora and there are a lot of DIY You Tube videos for making your own. The reason I ask, is my daughter tried one while we were at Sephora...

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Originally on Patreon: How can we adapt our formulas to be more natural? Gelling agents and gums

Yesterday, we started a series taking a look at how we can make adapations to our products to use more natural, green, biodegradable, and certified ingredients. Today, let’s look at gelling agents. When it comes to making more natural products, I find there are three huge areas where it’s hard to find natural ingredients… 1....

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A few notes on this series about making gelled toners from my classes…

I hope you’re enjoying the series I’ve been sharing about making gelled toners. I thought I had scheduled posts for Thursday and Friday, but I guess I hit “save draft” instead of “publish”. I’ve shared those with you today… From my classes: Gelled toner becomes sheet mask (Thursday) All the ingredients! Vita Burst Beads (Friday) Experiments...

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