The Beauty of Butter: Exploring the Benefits of Butter in Soap Making

When it comes to soap making, let’s face it, everything’s better with butters! Plant ‘butters’ are natural plant fats which are extracted from plants, and used in soap, skincare and haircare. They offer numerous benefits, but are primarily praised for their moisturising properties. With a variety of options available, such as mango butter, cocoa butter, kokum butter, shea butter, and more, butters are a must when crafting luscious skin care products.

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Aloe Vera in Soap, Shampoo, and Cosmetics

Aloe vera – the ultimate soothing ingredient we all know and love, and best of all, it’s 100% natural! Summer is around the corner and we know this power plant will be called upon time and time again for its hydrating, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Check out our wide range of products that contain aloe vera, and start formulating your summer soap, hair and skin care today!

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The Benefits of Olive Oil: Exploring the Many Uses and Health Advantages

One of the most popular and versatile ingredients used in soap and personal care is olive oil. Olive oil is renowned for its beneficial properties when used in skin and haircare products. Here we take a deep dive into Olive Oil’s many benefits and uses in formulations.

Olive Oil Benefits

Check out our olive-based products to start incorporating natural olive oil in your formulations today.

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Dripping Honey and Drizzle Decorative Techniques

We just love sweet dessert-styled soaps with delicious drizzles – they look so good you could almost take a bite! Whether dripping honey, oozing chocolate or drizzled raspberry coulis is your thing, here’s how to nail the technique to make your soaps look positively scrumptious!

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The Impacts of COVID-19 on the Personal Care Industry

The last two years has seen an extraordinary increase in the cost of raw materials and finished goods. It’s not just at the supermarket and petrol bowser you see this.

Staff shortages, the soaring costs and short supply of raw materials, and international port congestion all continue to play a part in driving up the cost of goods across all industries.

Sadly, the personal care industry is no exception. Continue reading “The Impacts of COVID-19 on the Personal Care Industry”

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