When it comes to skincare, we are always searching for solutions that are gentle and effective on skin. Goat’s milk has a wide range of benefits for the skin, from hydrating and nourishing to exfoliating and soothing. In this blog post, we explore some of the benefits of using goat’s milk in your soap and personal care formulations.
Honey is a natural ingredient which has been used in skincare and cosmetics for centuries. It has amazing benefits, including hydration, antibacterial properties and antioxidants. It’s no surprise that honey is such a popular ingredient 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.
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!
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.
Check out our olive-based products to start incorporating natural olive oil in your formulations today.
We are pleased to announce our new Madder Root Powder is in stock! Continue reading “New Madder Root Powder”
Introducing our NEW, ECOCERT, and COSMOS certified, readily biodegradable Conditioning Emulsifier, VARISOFT® EQ 65. Continue reading “Introducing a NEW COSMOS Certified, Green Conditioning Emulsifier”
I was fortunate to attend a seminar given by Formula Botanica Founder, Lorraine Dallmeir, at the In-Cosmetics Global convention in Paris in 2019. Lorraine’s down to earth lecture style, and her formulation business philosophy really resonated with me. Continue reading “Formula Botanica Organic Skincare Free Masterclass”
There are times when our lips need a little more attention and TLC. This month’s spotlight is on lips and prepping them to stay smooth and hydrated all year round. Did you know that your lips don’t have any sebaceous glands? Yep that’s right. No wonder they often become dry and chapped – cue lip balm! Continue reading “Pucker Up!”
Don’t we all just love a little Loofah scrub down to smooth and exfoliate our tired bods! But this versatile veggie can do so much more than scrub away old skin! Loofah (Luffa), Mother Nature’s all natural, multi-purpose exfoliator, can not only be used to thoroughly clean and massage your skin but can also serve as a biodegradable, compostable kitchen and household cleaning product!