Handmade Cosmetics

How to cook salt soap from scratch with cold process

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Salt soap – is very unusual kind of soap products. Most of people aren’t even aware of its existence, but trying it at least once they almost always keep it in the list of their favorite soaps. Soap that half consists of salt makes the skin smooth, tones it up. One more advantage of this kind of soap is – its relative cheap price, as to make it cheap coconut oil and salt are used. Classical recipe of salt soap includes only coconut oil and salt – soap prepared in such a way will foam even in cold sea-water, so it is also called sailor’s soap. But such soap will overdry skin, so we include oils "softening" the ...

How to make a light fluid cream for normal and oily skin

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Fluid-cream – is very light, gentle and pleasant to use cosmetic means. It is quickly and fully absorbed, doesn’t leave you feeling of greasy skin, perfectly softens and moisturizes skin, don’t leaving any oily shine. Chamomile hydrosol – 2.89 oz (82 g) Monoi de Tahiti oil – 0.18 oz (5 g) Watermelon seed oil – 0.10 oz (3 g) Montanov 202 emulsifier – 0.10 oz (3 g) Simulgel 600 – 0.03 oz (1 g) Violet extract – 0.10 oz (3 g) Sepitonic – 0.07 oz (2 g) Phenonip preservative – 10 drops Violet essential oil – 10 drops We weigh up ...

How to make foaming facial wash from shampoo base

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Shampoo base may be used not only to make a shampoo, but it may also serve as one of the ingredients in making of shower gel, tender foam for facial wash etc. It is important to choose a shampoo base with minimal number of aggressive surfactants, which may be used in recipes of baby cosmetics. Shampoo base "Organic" – 1.76 oz (50 g) Chamomile hydrosol – 1.34 oz (38 g) Water-soluble shea butter – 0.35 oz (10 g) Lavender essential oil – 0.03 oz (1 g) Optiphen Plus preservative – 0.03 oz (1 g) We weigh shampoo base. It is very concentrated ...

How to make biphasic make-up removing tonic

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All people know that it’s very important to use only high-quality decorative cosmetics for doing make-up. But not less important are means for removing make-up that help to clean the skin completely from contaminations, rests of cosmetics and skin secretions. Thin and tender eyelid’s skin needs the most delicate cleansing means, which you may prepare yourself. Two-phase make-up removing tonic is very easy to make, and its effectiveness and durability of using turns to be far better than industrial copies. Sweet almond oil – 1.41 oz (40 g) Polysorbate-80 – 0.35 oz (10 ...

How to make lanolin hand cream

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Lanolin – is approved means to improve condition of skin. In winter lanolin cream is real escape for chapped, dry hand skin. Read below how to make the most effective hand cream by using minimum ingredients. Lime-tree hydrosol – 2.68 oz (76 g) Lanolin – 0.35 oz (10 g) Avocado oil – 0.35 oz (10 g) Neo Care emulsifier – 0.10 oz (3 g) Phenonip preservative – 0.02 oz (0.5 g) Palmarose essential oil – 0.02 oz (0.5 g) Having composition, similar to human skin fat, lanolin quickly restores damaged skin, makes it soft, moisturizes and ...

How to make Castile soap from scratch in a cold way

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For several centuries Castile soap is deservedly considered one of the most famous and widespread sorts of soap. Firstly made in Castile (the region in Spain) this soap has become popular all over the world. And all this is not by chance, it is known for its delicate and careful cleansing of the skin, the possibility to be used by people allergic to something and by babies. Castile soap is becoming more and more popular. This soap is very easy to make, rather longer you have to wait for it to ripen. The majority of soap makers start their first steps in creating soap from scratch right from Castile ...

How to make sugaring at home

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Sugaring – is relatively new in our country, but known in the East for long time method of depilation. The unusual name derives from word sugar, as actually sugar is responsible for removing unwanted hair on the body. The essence of sugar depilation is that hair is removed with the help of sugar syrup brewed according to a special recipe. Cooled and thickened syrup is applied to a necessary area of the body then with a sudden movement is teared off along with unwanted hairs. At first sight sugaring procedure is similar to wax depilation, but really sugar depilation has incontestable advantages. Firstly, ...

How to make sweet jelly for hands

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To keep your hand skin perfect regular diverse care is needed. Creams, scrubs, little baths for hands are intended to soften, nourish and moisturize hand skin, prolonging its youth look and beauty. Sweet jelly with ground grape seeds, possessing at a time peeling, nourishing and moisturizing properties, allow both taking care of hands skin and saving time. Hydrosol of grape – 2.99 oz (85 g) Sugar – 0.17 oz (5 g) Oil of grape seeds - 0.17 oz (5 g) Ground grape seeds – 0.10 oz (3 g) Xanthan gum - 0.03 oz (1 g) Optiphen plus preservative - 0.03 oz (1 ...

How to make solid shower gel

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Common cosmetic care agents, not in traditionally liquid but in solid state are gaining more and more popularity. Solid shampoos or shower gels have lots of positive points which are – using safe surfactants in producing them, and economical expenditure while using, and convenience during transportation (it’s very convenient to take little pieces of cleaners with you when going to the gym, on a trip or on vacation etc.) White soap base on goat’s milk (Crystal Goats Milk) – 2.57 oz (73 g) Surfactants cocoa - 0.53 oz (15 g) Watersoluble shea butter – 0.35 oz (10 ...

How to make effervescent tablets for manicure

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Hands – is person’s business card, that’s why we pay so much attention and dedicate so much time to manicure. It doesn’t matter where is the manicure done – in a nail studio or at home, in any case one adhere to the definite order of actions that is – correction of the form of nails, bath, cutting off the cuticle and nail polish. Special effervescent tablets for manicure not only soften cuticle and prepare it for trimming, but also strengthen nails, giving the hand skin well-groomed look. Baking soda – 4 tbsp Citric acid – 2 tbsp Magnesium sulfate – 1 tbsp Sea salt – 1 ...