A popular extract for high-end cosmetics. Did you know that Orchid Extract is well known for reducing the appearance of fine lines as well as its moisturizing, protective and reparative properties? Nearly transparent and odorless, this extract is a perfect enhancement for any recipe!
Suggested Usage Rates:
Lotions and Creams: 1 to 20% Body and Lip Balms: 0.5 to 30%
The palm fruit oil from the Babassu tree is a soft solid fat at room temperature that benefits soaps as well as lotions and creams and lip products. The feeling is softy and silky but not too greasy. We find the oil is quite fun to add to our soaps and lotions.
Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 100%
Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%
Rose Hydrosol makes wonderful lotions, toners, summer cooling mists, and even linen sprays.
Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 75%
Masks and Muds: try 2 to 60%
Toners: try 2 to 100%
Pink Kaolin Clay
Kaolin is my favorite clay of all, and there are some really good clays out there.
Shaving soaps need clay. This ingredient tames a crazy razor and gives a smooth shave without the fear of razor burn or cuts. I know this sounds bizarre but I promise you will love clay soaps once you try them.
Bar Soap: try 1 tsp to 1 Tbsp per pound of fats
If you are asking, why should I use Dandelion Flower Extract? Dandelions have been claimed to help soothe, moisturize, calm, and reduce inflammation of the skin.
This thick and buttery feeling cream is a luxurious treat for the skin! Made with goat milk, squalane, and several wonderful extracts, we love how these exquisite ingredients help the skin feel pampered.
Monoi Butter shines in leave-on skincare products like lotions, creams, butters, and balms, but you can also make a nice bar of soap with it. We've even made sure that the fragrance used in this product is lip safe!
If you have ever tried Squalane Oil and fallen in love, you will love our Squalane Butter even more! This decadent butter has all of the natural moisturizing and lubricating properties of Squalane Oil with the added benefits of a higher melt point.
Lye Calculator™ is a tool for soapmakers to create and calculate new soap recipes. Great for all types of recipes using Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Hydroxide, or both!
Need to know how much fragrance or essential to use for your soaps, lotions, or even candles? Our Fragrance Calculator does it all for you!
Need help converting temperatures, weights, or volume? Want to calculate how much soap your mold will hold? Our Measurement converter does it all!