#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 […]

Lemon Grove

Lemon Grove Body Scrub Recipe

A great body scrub for toning, detoxing and for helping diminish cellulite. Epsom salts draw out toxins from the skin, while lemon and grapefruit are known for their revitalizing and stimulating properties.     Ingredients 83⁄4oz (250g) Epsom salts 3½oz (100g) sweet almond oil (weighed) 20 drops (1ml) lemon essential oil 20 drops (1ml) grapefruit […]