Thursday, May 26, 2016
The other day I got an email from a company who wanted me to test and review their 'all natural' products. They were ready to send me a generous selection of creams, lotions, cleansers, and more.
For reasons unknown, this kind of thing happens to me regularly.
I mean, this blog is about how I go about developing a bespoke product, or what I discover while researching ingredients, or DIY's and How-tos.
It has, to my recollection never, ever, ever – not even once – been about reviewing commercially-made products.
Nevertheless, I get these mails.
This one was actually pretty long, and I read the entire text.
(I'm polite like that)
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Here's the coolest part: you're only going to need one additional pigment to make an entire palette of skin tone sculpting colors.
Shall we get started?
Monday, May 16, 2016
Making soap is nothing new, and most people don't give soap a second thought, but really, it's an amazing craft. Watching simple ingredients undergo a chemical reaction to create a useful product like soap is fascinating.
I am seriously impressed with people who handcraft soaps. And these days, I've been getting to know quite a few people who do just that.
TOPICS: Bath Products
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Above: batch one of the 2 whipped shea butters undergoing stringent testing – identical in every way except for the shea itself. The goal: to discover which is the better shea – refined or unrefined.
As I write this, I have been using both butters for about 4 weeks.
Let's have a look at how things went, shall we?