Have you ever baked a cake? Making soap is (almost) as simple. Although you get to do a bit of chemistry, making soap is not rocket science! Here are the seven (7) steps you need to go through to make handcrafted soap—the “cold process” way—with pictures.
Have you ever heard about the INCI? Many people are wondering about the way we spell the ingredients on our labels. Let us set the record straight! As of November 2006, all cosmetics sold in Canada must comply with Health Canada’s labelling requirements as well as with the Cosmetic Regulations. Let’s break down this special INCI language.
It’s cold and flu season again, and with it comes a flurry of symptoms: congestion, runny nose, fever, chills, coughing, to name a few. Here are some tips and tricks—some of which were suggested by you, dear readers!—to naturally relieve the symptoms that make life somewhat less comfortable than need be.