Article by: Perry Romanowski

Are you familiar with Instructables.com? It’s a website where people share their methods for making different things. They have a number listings for different cosmetic products and most of the techniques that I found were not too good.

But I like this one for creating your own fragrance.

Make your own perfume

This moisturizer formula however…not so good.

How to make a basic moisturizer

Still, this is an interesting site and could provide you with some inspiration for making your next formulation.

2 comments

  1. Jay

    Sigh. Ultra basic cheap moisturizer = water and glycerin. People who want something really simple aren’t going to order emulsifying wax. I’m glad for the movement towards informed consumerism though!

  2. Tara

    That’s not the worst instructions I’ve seen on making creams. At least she’s advising on properly cleaning her equipment and using a preservative. Most of the time I see people saying all you need is Grapefruit Seed Extract or some sort of essential oil….

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