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
Enjoy! I find this has been a great reference for me over the years. Quick Guide to Botanicals for Skin and Hair _________________ Alfalfa Extract – astringent, skin protectant, phyto-estrogenic herb Algae Extract – emollient Amla Extract – hair tonic Aloe Vera Extract – moisturizer, protects Althaea Extract – smoothes, softens Angelica Extract – soother … More Botanical Glossary for Skin and Hair
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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If you are looking for DIY Cosmetic Containers you can purchase packaging in bulk from DIY Cosmetics or in smaller quantities from DIY PAK . Pigments may be purchased from Just Pigments. Liquid Make Up formulas will contain some pretty basic ingredients. Some will be specialized and have unrecognizable ingredients with long names and others will … More How to Dissect a Make-Up Formula
If you are looking for DIY cosmetic containers in lesser quantities than what I sell there is a new business waiting to fill your needs! Amy from DIY PAK offers a wide range of Empty Make-Up Containers and Tools. Amy is now our exclusive supplier of our Lipstick and Pencil Molds, Clamshells for Cosmetic Pans, and will be … More DIY PAK now open for business!
Copyright © Rebecca Midkiff. Please do not copy or reproduce without permission of the Author. Just recently I semi-retired and one of the first things I wanted to do was to get back into making my own cosmetics. I decided to start with shampoo. I still had a few things around the house and then bought … More I Love My New Shampoo!
Injection Molding: Most all our products are made with a process called injection molding. Injection molding is a manufacturing process for producing parts by injecting material into a mold. Material for the part is fed into a heated barrel, mixed, and forced into a mold cavity, where it cools and hardens to the configuration of the … More Explanation of Plastic Treatments
What is the difference between these two? Most always customers request SDS (MSDS) sheets versus a Certificate of Analysis Sheets. So what is the difference between these two? A safety data sheet (SDS), material safety data sheet (MSDS), or product safety data sheet (PSDS) is an important component of product stewardship and occupational safety and health. It is intended to provide workers and emergency … More SDS Sheets (MSDS) vs. C of A Sheets
There seems to be some question about glow in the dark pigments and whether they are safe for cosmetic use. There are a few things you need to know that will help you make an informed choice as to whether you want to use this in your cosmetic products. There is only one ingredient that … More Glow In The Dark Pigments