Handmade Soap · Reviews

Tropicana Fragrance Oil Review & Soap Making

I had a few oils to use up so thought I’d make some soap for the family.  The oils were organic oils of sweet almond, hemp, rice bran, jojoba and mango butter.  Some of these are what I consider pretty luxe oils which I wouldn’t really add in soap (more for face or body oils… Continue reading Tropicana Fragrance Oil Review & Soap Making

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Why is Water Being Demonised in Skincare?

I’m seeing this trend a lot online and I can’t seem to understand why.  Especially in new ‘green’ or ‘natural’ brands that are popping up.  Some of these are small batch companies which make products themselves in-house and are small to medium businesses rather than larger established ones.  Nothing wrong with that – I am… Continue reading Why is Water Being Demonised in Skincare?

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Fragrance Oil Reviews Part 3 – Gracefruit Sampler Pack

Ok so went for a Gracefruit sampler pack from their website which is £19+ for five 30ml sampler bottles.  Gracefruit’s fragrance oils are definitely more on the pricier side compared to others on the market so this sampler pack is definitely worth it if you want to try a few before commiting.  They used to… Continue reading Fragrance Oil Reviews Part 3 – Gracefruit Sampler Pack

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Cinder Toffee Handmade Soap – Alba Range

Made the first of the Alba Range today (this is a scheduled post) which is inspired by my home country of Scotland.  Scotland is always inspirational to me – the scenery, history, people, community, traditions, my childhood memories.  And specifically for me, living in the bonny coastal town of Dundee, the scent of the sea. … Continue reading Cinder Toffee Handmade Soap – Alba Range