We were excited when our Assistant Manager suggested we investigate these amazing, natural sponges! Konjac Sponges are made from the porous root of the Konjac Vegetable, and are packed full of natural skin care benefits!
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”
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”
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”
Introducing our NEW Shampoo Bar Mould, and our delicious Tropical Butter Solid Shampoo Bar Recipe to get you started! Ditch the plastic shampoo bottle and lather up with eco-friendly, sustainable shampoo and conditioner bars! Our Shampoo Bar Mould makes a bar that looks like it has been machine pressed, but is quick and easy to do by hand – the perfect tool for DIY makers. Continue reading “Tropical Butter Solid Shampoo Bar Recipe”
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!”
I came across my notes on Lavender for a lecture I gave the WA Herb Society and thought it would be a perfect blog topic to share some bits and pieces as the kids are now back at school and we settle into a new year.
Drum roll please!
Pantone has announced that the colour of the year for 2022 is…..Very Peri!
“Displaying a carefree confidence and a daring curiosity that animates our creative spirit, inquisitive and intriguing PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri helps us to embrace this altered landscape of possibilities, opening us up to a new vision as we rewrite our lives.”
Though the temperatures outside may range from quite warm to very very hot, we love bringing the festive feel of a snowy White Christmas into our home during the holidays!
Continue reading “Festive Season Scents and Blending Ideas”