What makes handmade soap as good as commercial brands?
What to do while you shelter at home You might be filled with anxiety these days either trying to avoid Covid-19 or counting the income you are losing by not working since shows are cancelled. You might also be dealing with working from home with a houseful of kids. Unless you are an essential worker, … Continue reading What Should I Do?
“I want to make XYZ product, but I want a good recipe because I don’t want to waste ingredients.” “What is the right wick for this container and this wax? I only make batches of 80 and don’t have time to test.” How many makers welcome the hours and hours and money spent on ingredients … Continue reading Product Testing: Five Tips to do it Better
You sit down to create a new cosmetic product. The oodles of oils to choose from makes things confusing. Indeed, it seems that I learn about a new oil each day. With the huge number of oils available, how do you choose those that will make your creation a success? Consider a few key points … Continue reading Oodles of Oils
Have you ever searched the internet for cosmetic formulas? A search turns up more variations than you can try in a year, perhaps more. The question is, of course, are they good? Will they provide the results you hope for? Are they well researched and written? Unfortunately, an alarming number call for measured ingredients, in … Continue reading Best Practices in Measuring