Best known as a wintery spice or soothing tea, ginger has long been used in traditional medicines. In this guide, we give you an overview of the health benefits of ginger essential oil.
Take a look at the essential oil’s history in aromatherapy, the main claims and scientific studies, and our recommended uses.
Zesty, bright and uplifting, Lemon oil is sunshine in liquid form. Like many other essential oils, lemon oil has been celebrated as a natural health remedy, with many people claiming it’s the secret to glowing skin. But does it really work?From aromatherapy anecdotes to scientific studies, here’s everything you need to know about lemon oil for skin.
Are you tired of dealing with dry, frizzy hair that lacks shine and luster? We have the perfect solution for you - a diy leave in conditioner that will leave you with smooth and healthy hair! Making your own leave in conditioner, is not only more affordable, but also allows you to control what ingredients you are putting in your hair. They are suitable for many hair types including damaged hair, dry hair, frizzy hair and curly hair. Leave in conditioners are also great for a dry and itchy scalp, as it promotes hydration.
If you dream of having hydrated and glowing skin, a diy hyaluronic acid serum might be the perfect solution for you! Our diy hyaluronic acid serum recipe is gentle and suitable for all skin types. Hyaluronic acid serum is easy to make at home and it can be made for a fraction of the price of commercial serums. Making your own serum also allows you to adjust the level of hyaluronic acid and add nourishing ingredients that work best for your skin type. Keep reading to find out how to make your own hyaluronic acid serum!
We all love a lip balm - in summer they keep thirsty lips hydrated and in winter with all those harsh winds they become a daily necessity! We decided to add a little more fun to our lip balms by adding some colour, and so The Soapery tinted lip balm recipes were born!
We've given them a thorough road test, and they give a lovely colour and their natural ingredients will keep your lips soft and moisturised.
Are you tired of spending a fortune on expensive body lotions? Why not try making your own body lotion at home? Not only is it more affordable, but it also allows you to control the ingredients and customize the lotion to suit your needs. It may sound like a daunting task, but it's easier than you think! We've created two different recipes so you can choose the best one for you.
Are you tired of the same old boring bar of soap? Do you crave a luxurious, creamy lather that leaves your skin feeling soft and pampered? Look no further than whipped soap! This delightful concoction is not only a treat for your senses, but it also offers a multitude of benefits for your skin. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of making your very own whipped soap. Get ready to indulge in a little DIY pampering!
If Cleopatra bathed in milk to keep herself beautiful then it’s good enough for us! For thousands of years milk soaps have been incredibly popular. They feel luxurious on your skin and are bursting with moisturising properties from the fat content of the milk as well as being packed full of fatty acids, nutrients and glycerine.
We love taking every-day products such as tea and finding ways to incorporate them into our recipes! Not only does it make a wander round the kitchen more interesting, they are also often cheap to use, easily on hand and can bring their own interesting benefits to our natural skincare recipes.
Our latest foray into the kitchen cupboards has given us this gorgeous rooibos tea soap recipe. It smells amazing, has a lovely brick red colour and produces a nice hard bar of soap that is long lasting and has a rich and creamy lather.
No doubt you've heard of wheatgrass as a superfood. We've gulped down the wheatgrass shots (we're not fans!) in the quest for being extra healthy, but did you know that it also makes a fantastic soap with great benefits for your skin?
Read on to discover more with our wheatgrass soap recipe...
A steaming cup of chai can bring back memories of Indian holidays or cosy autumn days. The warming spices in the chai meld together beautifully and we thought they'd make the perfect aroma for a soap - so we created (and thoroughly tested!) this chai soap recipe.
Filled with skin loving oils and butters, your skin will feel nourished and your senses awakened by the chai and the essential oils. Even better, it's 100% natural with just cocoa powder used to give the soap colour.
Do you love the zingy freshness of green tea? We've taken that and turned it into a cold process soap! With skin softening natural ingredients, a creamy lather and added essential oils for a beautiful herbal aroma this green tea cold process soap recipe is a winner every time.
It might not sound glamourous, but lard soap is a great old fashioned soap that is cheap to make, great for your skin and has lots of gorgeous big bubbles. It feels so luxurious on your skin that you'd never know it was made with such simple and cheap ingredients.
Our lard soap recipe is packed with four different essential oils and has a bright citrus and herbal smell - no it doesn't smell like Sunday roast!
White sand, turquoise seas and the scent of coconut. Sounds like the perfect day! We might not all be able to hop on a plane to a tropical island, but we can help bring a little tropical vibe to your bathroom this summer with our hot process coconut milk soap recipe!
Our patchouli and orange soap recipe has been tried and tested (and loved!) by us so that it is ready for you to make at home. It's easy to follow our step-by-step guide, so that even if you haven't tried soap making before, this recipe is the perfect place for you to start.