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How to Make Soap for Sensitized Skin | Cold Process Soap Recipe

Skin can be sensitized by numerous things, ranging from diet or contact with an allergen to autoimmune diseases like eczema. It is an extremely common condition to be in, and many of us have or will experience sensitivity to some degree. It doesn’t have to be a permanent state, but can become chronic if symptom’s and the root cause are left unchecked. This is a soothing soap recipe designed to repair the moisture barrier of compromised skin, help prevent trans… Read More »How to Make Soap for Sensitized Skin | Cold Process Soap Recipe

Cold Process Soapmaking for Beginners | What You Need to Get Started

Soapmaking is a beautiful skill anyone can learn. With the right tools, you can create luxurious bars of soap for years to come! Whether you plan on gifting them, selling them, or enjoying them yourself, there are a few things you’ll need to get started. Don’t worry; I’ve put together a list of recommended supplies and where you can find them!  Personal Protective Equipment Soaping comes with a few hazards; lye is caustic, its fumes can be dangerous, and soap… Read More »Cold Process Soapmaking for Beginners | What You Need to Get Started

Why Your Natural Deodorant Doesn’t Work—and How to Fix It

I’ve been using some form of aluminum-free deodorant for roughly a year and a half. While I can say I’ve found my favourite formula and feel confident in my routine, I can’t say it was easy. I’ve had my fair share of rocky starts, trial and error, and fails. These tips gleaned from the internet and personal experience may seem simple, but they’ve really helped me along when I decided to replace my antiperspirant for an aluminum-free alternative. This post… Read More »Why Your Natural Deodorant Doesn’t Work—and How to Fix It

How to Make Handmade Soap Last Longer

I made this quick and easy guide for lengthening the life of handmade soap for anyone annoyed by how quickly their new bar of soap seemingly vanished! These are my tips for how to make handmade soap last longer. I hope this helps reduce waste and encourages everyone with this experience to give handmade soap a second try. Image Description: Two soaps stacked on a counter with a body brush on top. Image text: How to Lengthen the Life of… Read More »How to Make Handmade Soap Last Longer

Soothing Calendula Body Wash Recipe

Making liquid soap, in this case a body wash, is a simple way to keep your shower well-stocked. With a relatively small amount of ingredients, you can create a beautiful and effective cleanser! I created this recipe for my fiancé who is sensitive to bar soap, and even added a custom fragrance that we both enjoy! It uses calendula infused olive oil to reduce irritation and inflammation on the surface of the skin, and a blend of conditioning oils to… Read More »Soothing Calendula Body Wash Recipe

7 Things to Make Instead of Buy | Skin and Hygiene Essentials

I’ve been slowly creating some hygiene and skincare essentials that are both simple to create and easy to customize. From body soap to lip balm, there are many great recipes online to choose from. Here are some ideas for things to swap when you run out along with a recipe or guide I found useful! Bar Soap I’m a huge fan of cold process soap making, and this is my favourite recipe! You can add colorants and fragrance to it… Read More »7 Things to Make Instead of Buy | Skin and Hygiene Essentials