Cold process soap

Pumpkin Spice Soap

I love pumpkin spice season! Who cares if it’s spring here in New Zealand! Right? Pumpkin spice soaps are my favourite soaps to make because the colours (browns and oranges) go so well with the discolouring vanilla fragrances that you need to use for this soap. Check out this yummy and gorgeous swirled autumn soap containing fresh pumpkin purée! […]

Bath and body

Natural VEGAN deodorant

Palm-free, vegan, no baking soda, aluminium or harsh ingredients! Learn to make this 100% natural deodorant, which relies on the absorption powers of bamboo extract and tapioca starch, while a special essential oil blend of lime, lemongrass and peppermint combats odour-causing bacteria, keeping your armpits feeling and smelling fresh and clean! […]

Cold process soap

Manuka soap

Honey soaps can be tricky to make due to the sugars heating up the chemical reaction, but follow these simple tricks and you’ll create this wonderful soap with all the benefits of the honey. […]

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Using your masterclass ingredients to make more!

So you still have ingredients left over from your Masterclass? Or did you enjoy making the cream so much that you can’t wait to make more products? Or are you as impatient as I was and want to start making immediately? Using the same ingredients (with a few extras), I’ll show you how to make a hydrating serum, bi-phase cleanser and micellar water to go with the beautiful botanical face cream you will make in the Masterclass. […]

Natural cleaning

Natural Surface Cleaning Spray

Unlike most DIY surface cleaning sprays, this one actually works! Very effective at removing both oil-soluble and water-soluble dirt and grime, you can use this as a general spray and wipe or as a heavy duty cleaner. And best of all? It’s completely natural! […]

Skin Care

Micellar Water with Kumerahou & Manuka

Learn how to make this beautiful 3-in-1 micellar water, which cleanses, tones and hydrates your skin, without the need to rinse afterwards. Mild, soothing, anti-inflammatory, this gentle water removes dirt and grime from your skin, leaving your skin feeling clean, soft and hydrated. […]

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Soap Maker’s Pretzels

What food does a soap maker eat? Pretzels of course! Check out this recipe for delicious authentic tasting soft pretzels made the original way by dipping into lye. […]

Melt and pour soap

Luffa soap

Luffa soaps are great for rough skin, like on your knees, elbows or feet. I love using them in my foot bath after a scrub, but also have one in my shower […]