Active Clays

Learn about Active Clays, their benefits, how to store them and their use as Face and Hand Masks, Body Mask, Poultices, Hair Conditioner and Body Powder.

Cocoa Butter

Learn how Cocoa Butter is made, its uses and chemical properties.

Dead Sea Products

Learn about cosmetic advantages of products from the Dead Sea.

Emulsifying Waxes – Information

Percentage of ingredients for Emulsifying Wax, Lanette Wax O and Lanette Wax SX; Ingredient information for Cetearyl Alcohol, PEG -20 Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol and Sodium Alkyl Sulphate.

Epsom Salts

All about Epsom Salts and their uses.

Food And Other Gum – Information

More information about Guar Gum, Xanthan Gum, Locust Bean Gum and Pectin.

Fuller Earth Clay Profile

More information about Fullers Earth Clay including its origin, extraction, shelf life, typical mineral content and description.

Grapefruit Seed Extract

Learn about Grapefruit Seed Extract as a natural preservative and its uses.


More information about Lanolin, its chemical makeup and uses.

Mango Butter

Reasons to use Mango Butter in soap.

Melt And Pour Soap

Notes on making Glycerin Soap including additives and mold to use.

Optiphen Plus

Optiphen Plus as a preservative, its benefits, chemistry, typical properties, solubility, recommended applications, formulation guide, recommended use levels and safety profile.

Raw Materials – Information

General information about Glycerine, Mineral Oil/Liquid Paraffin Oil and Tincture of Benzoin.

Rosemary Extract

Notes on Rosemary extract regarding rancidity and antioxidants including Bondantix and its uses.

Seaweed Powder

Detailed information on Seaweed powder including its medical uses as well as natural seaweed skin care health benefits.

Shea Butter

Information on Shea Butter including its characteristics, traditional use, industrial use, cosmetics use and toxicity.

Soya Wax – Information

Lists the benefits and uses of Golden Wax.

Witch Hazel Extract

Information on Witch Hazel extract - includes its use in the following: skin care, treatment of haemorrhoids, as hair spray and in the restoration of old furniture finishes.