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!
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 thrilled to introduce the ALL NEW Stephenson Personal Care Syndopour 200-MB Melt & Pour Syndet Base!
The first of its kind, Syndopour 200-MB is a Melt & Pour Syndet Base which is ultra-mild, with high foaming properties and 100% soap-free and Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified. Continue reading “Introducing Syndopour 200-MB Syndet Base”
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!
We’ve included tips for Vegans who wish to make a vegan-friendly version of these yummy recipes. Continue reading “Dripping Honey and Drizzle Decorative Techniques”
We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our brand new Stephenson Personal Care Crystal Argan Oil and Crystal Shea Melt & Pour Soap Bases! These two vegetable-derived soap bases are Cruelty-Free and Vegan-Friendly, and are free of nasties such as SLS, SLES and MPG. Continue reading “Introducing our NEW Melt and Pour Soap Bases”
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”