Often times adding clays or powders to lotions may make them harder to sterilize. I suggest you sterilize the powder or pigment before adding them you formations that contain water. It is quite simple and straightforward. copyright diycosmetics.com 2017 Ref: Martindale Pharmacopoeia Completely remove all moisture from the powder by putting it into at over … More How to Sterilize powders or clays before adding them to emulsions
Bath bombs are hard-packed mixture of dry ingredients which effervesces when wet. They are used to add essential oils, scent, bubbles and color to bathwater. Recently I emailed the FDA to ask whether a bath bomb was a cosmetic and here was their reply. The FD&C Act defines cosmetics by their intended use, as “articles intended … More Is a Bath Bomb a Cosmetic?
So you have a great idea for a product and you want to sell it to the public! There is a process to this that should be followed before you sell it to your customers. 3 very important tests that need to be run are: Microbial tests to assure your product will stand up under … More The Importance of Stability Testing your products before your product launch.
1. Get organized. Assembled all the ingredient and tools. You want your base, measuring tools and weight scale, pigments, bowl for melting, and gloves. Melt your base in a double boiler or place your metal bowl in a pan of water to heat. The bowl can get hot so make sure you don’t burn yourself. … More How to use a lipstick mold
I thought this was an interesting idea to use a botanical not only for it’s active ingredient value but also as a color corrector. https://diypak.com/blogs/news/a-plant-by-any-other-name-getting-to-know-tiger-grass
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Summertime is coming to an end. We have had lots of changes and news to share over the summer and would now like to take the time to share it all with you. We are having a Labor Day Sale on Selected Items through Labor Day. Don’t miss out! We also have several of our … More August Newsletter
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I’ve had a few requests for a cake makeup recipe. Here are some good guidelines. Simple to make cake makeup that may be poured in a pan or made into a foundation stick. You may adjust the firmness by that amound of wax that you add. Ingredients: % Wt. Phase A Jojoba Oil (or other … More Cake Makeup Recipe