This is part two of our attempted duplication of this Rodin Luxury Hair Oil. Please click here for part one. Step three: Figure out what’s really important and what’s there for label appeal. I think all these ingredients are important for how this product feels and smells. Having said that, you could make a nice...
I have been enjoying so many of the “end of the year” lists on all kinds of fashion and beauty blogs where people list the products they can’t live without, and I thought it’d be fun to take a look at a few of these products to see if we could duplicate them. (This one...
Quite a few of you have been sending me a link to this post, One Minute Technical Support – Lotion Problems, from The Sage. In it, they state that if you’ve had a lotion fail, it might be because: “You use phases – heating ingredients separately rather than dumping all ingredients into one bowl/heating vessel. … Read more
Yesterday, we celebrated National Bubble Bath Day with a solid bubble bath formula suitable for a less humid climate. Since where I live can get so humid you can see little water droplets in the air, I modified the formula to avoid using a lot of glycerin, which attracts moisture from the atmosphere to itself. … Read more
I’ve been working on this formula for quite some time, and I’m happy to finally unveil it. Check out the post on the new blog!
Happy National Bubble Bath Day! My mom and dad both loved bubble baths as do so many of my friends, so this was one of the first products I wanted to make way back in 2006. I love this formula I created for my ultra bubbly bubble bath, but I thought it was time I created … Read more
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As I mentioned in this post, we have a new website and blog! I’ll be doing all my writing over there from now on, and I’ll post links to that work for those of you who have this bookmarked or receive e-mail notifications. This one is a summary of the posts over the last seven … Read more
In the January Q&A, Camirra asked: I’m not sure if you have posted about this already, but how do you organize your workshop? I am struggling to organize my ingredients in my workshop in a meaningful way. Right now they are just thrown in boxes and I hunt for what I want when I formulate=bad system. … Read more
Today, on the new blog I’m sharing my formula for making a solid bubble bath bar suitable for more humid climates using less glycerin and more glycol distearate!