Hydrosol vs. essential oil: what is the difference and how can you use them for soapmaking and aromatherapy?
In previous articles, we have discussed what are essential oils, how to make a hydrosol, and hydrosol vs. essential oil as an overview.Read More
I wanted to formulate a beard balm recipe that would be simple to put together, hopefully from whatever materials you had on hand, and would require minimal shopping. For this reason, I divided the beard balm recipe into three parts — wax, liquid oil, and solid butter.Read More
What makes the best coffee scrub? That depends on what you are specifically using it for. Some people claim the caffeine in a coffee scrub can help reduce cellulite.Read More
We are so often cautioned to wash our hands, with soap, for at least 30 seconds in order to have clean hands and get rid of the bacteria. What happens to the bacteria that were on our hands? Is all soap antibacterial?Read More
Add to Favorites Fragrance sensitivity and allergies are becoming increasingly common in our society. Unfortunately, artificial fragrances are added to almost every skincare, bath, beauty, and even cleaning product on …Read More
In creating a soap making oil chart, I am hoping to clear up some confusion regarding which are the best oils for soap making. Different oils have different fatty acid content and give different properties to the finished soap.Read More