New Recipe Feature ~
This is an exciting development for Soapcraft Aromatics & More. Most of our recipes have bought over from the old site Aromatics and More. The original recipes were developed by Rebecca Midkiff our old owner who now owns DIY Cosmetics from the USA. Rebecca has given me her kind permission to continue to use these recipes. Any of the products not found on our website may be found at DIY Cosmetics.
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Making Shampoos Instructions
How to Make Hair Care Products General Instructions, Suggestions and Tips
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This information is supplied for you to use and can only be reprinted of published with permission of the author.
Maintaining a head of healthy, attractive hair has been a priority of all cultures worldwide. Beautiful healthy hair promotes an image of health, beauty, and vitality. Whether your hair is curly, straight, thick, or thin it needs to be gently cared for and protected from factors that will cause it to loose its vitality and luster. …
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Basic shampoo is chemical preservative free, fragrance free, ethoxylate free, sulphate free and safe for children and adults alike. It is gentle on the skin and hair and won’t leave either feeling dry afterwards. All the ingredients have either a Green Code of 3 or 4 making it 100% plant derived and environmentally friendly.
% of Total by Weight
The addition of Provitamin B5 plus our special botanical complex makes this a high end luxurious shampoo that will make you feel like you have a full head of hair. Nettle will increase the circulation, horsetail adds thickness and gloss, burdock root is full of trace minerals and will keep the scalp from scaling, and white willow will stimulate and increase cell turn over.
Note: to add fragrance or essential oils mix equal parts fragrance and Polysorbate 20 with your oil and then add it to the water. Generally never add more than 5% fragrance to any product. Less is best. Deduct the amount …
Scalp Tonic for Hair Growth
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Pure Distilled Water
Hair Growth Blend
This shampoo may be made in a single vessel.
Measure your purified (preferably distilled water) into a clean container and add your Pro-Vitamin B5
In a separate container mix your essential oils and Polysorbate 20 together. Pour this into the water base and mix well.
Decant into a clean …
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If you are a newcomer to making your own cosmetics, first read our information and instructions on Making Lotions and Creams and also Preservatives. After you have digested this our formulas will make sense to you, and you will understand why we use weights for our measurements.
Creating Lotions and Creams that suit your own individual needs can be most rewarding. Once you get the basic steps down it is quite simple and takes just …
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Making your own soap, personal care and cosmetic products is rewarding and fun. It is also a way of getting away from harsh detergents that are harmful and irritating to the skin. There is nothing more luxurious than home crafted soap. Come to Soapcraft for all your soap supplies.
Big Changes! You may notice the shop is looking completely different…but don’t worry it is still Soapcraft. We are using a new shopping cart. You can get back to all the interesting things happing here at the front end by using the menu items in the shop along the top bar. Once you get used to it we are hoping you will find it easier to shop and load up your trolley with goodies.
Plus we will be able to run sales from time to time! Do let us know what you think by dropping us a line.
Do you need some really expert advice when creating your cosmetic products? Soapcraft would like to introduce to our clients Olga Garkavenko -Cosmeceuticalist. Olga can be contacted at:
NZ Cosmeceuticals M +64 (0)21 2246487
Her company specialises in top range quality products and highly customised formulations for individual consumers and small businesses such as spa, luxury boutique accommodations, and beauty therapists. Dr. Olga Garkavenko has been in the cosmeceutical industry for six years. She also has almost thirty years of experience in the biotechnology and molecular biology.
Sale price will remain until items are sold.
Powder Pots 10gm and 5gm
Powder pots 10 gm
WERE $9.20 NOW $2.88
Powder pots 5 gm
WERE $7.25 NOW $1.73
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