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Brightening Hyaluronic Acid & Niacinamide Facial Serum

Brightening Hyaluronic Acid & Niacinamide Facial Serum

The two stars of this formulation are niacinamide (Vitamin B3) and hyaluronic acid; two of my favourite skin care ingredients. They team up with fragrant sweetgrass hydrosol and a few other functional ingredients to create a simple, hydrating, brightening facial serum...

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Super Simple Creamy Hair Conditioner: 3 Ways

Super Simple Creamy Hair Conditioner: 3 Ways

In this post I'll be teaching you how to make three different emulsified, rinse-out Super Simple Creamy Hair Conditioner formulations using BTMS-25. All three formulations are really easy to make, and they build on one another. The first one is the simplest with just...

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Green & Gold Body Butter Bars

Green & Gold Body Butter Bars

These charming Green & Gold Body Butter Bars star two anti-inflammatory plant oils and one of my favourite soft butters for a beautiful skin-nourishing treat with a silky, non-greasy skin feel. You can make these bars as stand-alone things or package them in...

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Transfer-Resistant Cream Foundation

Transfer-Resistant Cream Foundation

The inspiration for this Transfer-Resistant Cream Foundation came from two places. Place #1 was my 2020 Second Skin Cream Foundation, which was inspired by RCMA's cream foundations. I love this formulation and have been using it ever since. My love (and use) was...

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Goji & Açaí Superfood Face Cream

Goji & Açaí Superfood Face Cream

As winter drags on, my skin needs all the hydration and love I can send its way. This formulation pairs two superfood ingredients with a couple fabulously hydrating ingredients and some potent antioxidants to help my skin stay soft and moisturized in the face of dry,...

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All-Natural Perky Peppermint Shampoo

All-Natural Perky Peppermint Shampoo

Today's formulation is for an all-natural liquid shampoo featuring peppermint essential oil for a fresh, minty kick and pea extract—an active said to have hair thickening and growth-boosting benefits! Want to watch this project instead of reading it? Watch Now I did...

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Stop Believing These 6 Lotion Myths

Stop Believing These 6 Lotion Myths

Today we are debunking six lotion making myths that I have heard a lot in the decade-plus I've been emulsifying on the interwebs. I hope you have a bit of fun with this post, learn some things, and feel emboldened to go out and break some rules! Want to watch this...

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Black Currant & Roses Natural Body Wash

Black Currant & Roses Natural Body Wash

This wine-coloured Black Currant & Roses Natural Body Wash has a gorgeous runny honey-like consistency thanks to a gentle self-thickening surfactant blend—no gums or Crothix required! I'm in love with the fresh, juicy scent and plentiful bubbles of this body wash,...

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Chocolate Hazelnut Emulsified Body Butter

Chocolate Hazelnut Emulsified Body Butter

I'm sharing this decadent Chocolate Hazelnut Emulsified Body Butter formulation to celebrate World Nutella Day, which falls on February 5. It's definitely the sort of holiday I can get behind 🤤 This formulation is a Bee Better update to a 2014's Chocolate...

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