How To Write Your Product Label using The INCI Name (The correct way)

Monday, 16 April 2018

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Hi all. Today im gona guide you guys how to write labels in your handmade soaps/ cosmetics.

I know that when you purchase: most of the time the names you are using is lay man term. Lay men means something that we use in daily speaking, writing etc. (example: coconut oil, strawberry etc)

When you label your products; you cant use the laymen term. 

Yes it does feel good putting the normal common name so that your customers recognizes it but if you were to follow the proper rules and regulations by regulators (this is for all countries: FDA, BIRO pharmacy etc); you must put inci name.


What is INCI name?

INCI is the short form for international Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients. This is the ‘scientific’ name that is recognized by regulatory bodies all around the world and requires you to list this in your products.

Which To Use: Cold Pressed or Hot Pressed Oils in Cosmetics

Wednesday, 4 April 2018


In SoapLab Malaysia; one of the most commonly asked questions is about refined vs unrefined. Ive spoken about shea butter here so do take a look at it when you can.

As for all the other oils; heres what it is.

As you are well aware; or if you are new to the 'natural' product making market; you would have seen all these jargons:
Refined oils, unrefined oils, cold pressed oils, cosmetic grade oils, food grade oils etc.

Today we will be talking about all these different types of oils..

What is Serum? And How To Use & Make it In Malaysia?

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

What is serum?

Face serums are lightweight moisturisers that penetrate deeper to deliver active ingredients into your skin.

Serums are used after cleansing and toning, but before using your choice of a moisturiser. 

I like to apply mine right after I tone, leaving my skin slightly damp. 

Serum can be divided into two categories; Oil based, and water based serum.

Oil based serums leave you with an instant glow, very moisturising but can get sticky while. 

Water based serums have a lighter gel like texture and absorb quicker into the skin for active ingredients tto work fast!

Difference between Contract Manufacturing & Private Label Skin Care in Malaysia

Monday, 26 March 2018


So lately, we’ve been selling readymade products using the existing recipes  we have that you can simply buy the products (minimum 50pcs), relabel and sell under your own brand. 

And this has led to some of you asking the difference between a “private label”and “contract manufacturing/OEM”

So we decided to make a quick short post to explain the difference which will be useful to you when deciding what you want for your business.  

 
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