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!
Our Cocoa, Mango and Shea butters are popular for a reason! Smooth, luscious and ready to be whipped, melted and soaped. These high-quality emollient products can be added to lotions and balms to give you a moisturising product leaving skin hydrated and supple. Continue reading “The Big Three – Cocoa, Shea and Mango Butter”
Melt and Pour Soap is a blank canvas just waiting for you to be creative and add colour, fragrance and lots of additives! Continue reading “Using Additives in Melt & Pour Soap”
Choosing the right colour for the right product can be a little confusing. We have put together this overview to help you understand the differences between the types of colours.
We first began stocking Activated Charcoal in 2011 and it has been a top selling ingredient for us since day one and its use is just becoming more extensive! It can be found in a wide variety of personal care products and offers excellent benefits for the skin. Putting Activated charcoal on your body may sound a bit strange but there are many benefits and reasons people are using it. Read on to find out why!
Colour Blocks are little cubes of concentrated powdered colourants in a Melt and Pour Soap Base (ours are free from Palm Oil and suitable for Vegans) which are designed for Melt and Pour Soap crafting. Continue reading “Using our Colour Blocks”
Exfoliation is key. It eliminates dead skin cells, polishes skin, refines pores and smooths wrinkles.
Glorious colour – my favourite thing! Together, colour and scent are the icing on the soapy cake!