Author: cosmeticsmadeeasy

10 Main Skin Stressors and How to Protect Against their Negative Effects

10 Main Skin Stressors and How to Protect Against their Negative Effects We put our skin through it’s paces day-in day-out, constantly exposing it to sunshine, chemicals in the air and the internal environment we create in our own bodies. Through all this, we expect it to continue to protect us as well as looking […]

Scrumptious, Skin Nourishing, Balm Bars

Balm bars, also called massage bars or solid lotion, are really easy to tackle and can make fun, personal gifts. There is so much scope for letting your creativity loose, both with the ingredients themselves, and the presentation. First, let’s take look at the basic bar formulation. A lot of recipes you will find online […]

Chocolate Orange Bath Bomb Recipe

A great stocking filler, packed with chocolately orange aromas and great novelty value Difficulty Level: Medium  Equipment List: Accurate Scales, Bowl, Spatula, Mould, Spray bottle Formula: Ingredients % To Make 1kg Bicarbonate of Soda 53.5 535g Citric Acid 26.7 267g Corn Starch 15.7 157g Almond Oil 1.6 16g Orange (Sweet) Essential Oil 1.6 16g Chocolate […]

Ecological & Economical Gift Wrapping Ideas for your Handmade Christmas Goodies

Ecological & Economical Gift Wrapping Ideas for your Handmade Christmas Goodies So, you’ve been lovingly making sumptuous soaps, beautiful bath bombs and other gorgeous body treats for your friends and family. Now it’s time to turn them into something extra special by thinking about the presentation. A little extra time here really does make all […]