Natural Sunscreens

The current heatwave may have brought many of us to the beaches and the great outdoors but for those who are wary of excessive sun exposure and the risks to skin health, a good quality skincare product containing sunscreen is a must. A report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) revealed that “up to 90% […]

Easy Homemade Aloe and Coconut Solid Shampoo Bars

    If you didn’t already know, it’s #plasticfreejuly ‘Plastic free July’ is a global movement with a mission to combat plastic use and waste. Originating from a small group in Western Australia, the following has now stretched to 150 countries worldwide, all with the aim to give up single-use plastic. This challenge has inspired […]

#Makeitmonday – EcoSparks Festival Face Paint

  1OO% Plastic Free Recipe Whatever festival you’re getting excited about this summer whether it’s Latitude, Bestival, Womad, Reading & Leeds or even the BBC Proms, on your packing list should definitely be glitter! Here at the SoapKitchen HQ we’ve got you covered, what better way to carry on with this month’s #plasticfreejuly than our […]

#MakeItMonday – Heart Soap on a Rope

#MakeItMonday – Heart Soap on a Rope Are you feeling the love this Monday after the royal wedding festivities? we certainly are! That’s why this #MIM is perfectly timed. In the TSK kitchen, we have been thinking of crafty ways to utilise the odds and ends we have in our soap cupboard. Whilst stumbling upon […]

#MakeitMonday – Apricot and Walnut Hydrating Deep Exfoliating Scrub

#MakeitMonday – Apricot and Walnut Hydrating Deep Exfoliating Scrub New product alert!! With the new ban on microbeads in cosmetics, it is important that we as suppliers of cosmetic ingredients offer our lovely customers the best alternatives. This quick recipe contains a wonderful combination of the beautifully hydrating, nourishing apricot butter and our new product […]

Loofahs: What Are They And How Can You Grow Loofahs Of Your Own?

Loofahs, a great exfoliation tool and addition to your homemade soaping, but do you know where they come from? In this blog The Soap Kitchen talks about where loofahs come from and how you can grow loofahs of your own. What are Loofahs? Loofahs are usually grouped in with natural sponges and therefore people tend […]

#MakeItMonday- Santa’s Beard Oil

Now, it doesn’t seem fair that I leave Rudolph a relaxing bath bomb and don’t leave anything for Santa! So today, we are going to make a beard oil for Santa Claus, after all his beard must get cold whilst he whizzes around in the North Pole! This is a simple make, and you can […]

Homemade Sea Salt Shampoo and Texturizing Spray

#MakeItMonday – Homemade Sea Salt Shampoo and Texturizing Spray

Our so called ‘Summer’ is officially over and I can safely say, I’ve spent more time preparing for this weeks ‘make it’ than I have out in the sun.   This, however, has got me thinking about all the beach babes and natural beauties that manage to keep up their look all year round, especially […]

#MakeItMonday- Home Made Face Paint!

#MakeItMonday – Handmade Face Paints  It’s the run up to the famous annual Notting Hill Carnival this week and it’s on my mind for #MakeItMonday. Are you one of the many lucky ones with plans to hit up the streets of Kensington and Chelsea this weekend to join in on the vibrant festivities? I wish […]

Homemade Face Paints

Homemade Face Paint Recipe

How to make your own face paints? With the summer holidays looming and the prospect of six weeks at home with the children, the question of keeping them entertained comes to mind. Instead of picking up an expensive face paint kit with questionable ingredients that might not be good for the skin. Why not try […]