Undiluted Aroma Oils and Plastic Don't Mix.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Learn How to Make Soap called Liquid Soap with African Black Soap. Amanda say this recipe is nothing fancy....just African Black Soap (ABS) mixed into liquid soap. IF you love products with ABS then you will love this one. Amanda is working on a scrub. When she posts that recipe, I will share it with you. Stay tuned!
Friday, August 29, 2014
Chamomile and Calendula Infused Toner recipe from the Soap Queen is good for both dry and oil skin types. This is a simple recipe for someone who is a beginner and would you believe that you would get (2) eight ounce bottles?
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Cold Process Beginner's Kit that includes a cranberry fig scent. I think that would be a perfect scent for the holidays. If you have never made cold process soap before, it recommended that you check out the free four part Soap Queen TV series on cold process soap making which is available for access through the post.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Luscious Lemon Cupcakes Soap. This great idea was posted on The Soap Queen's site that is for the intermediate level soap maker it takes an hour to get six cupcake soaps.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Making Lotion from Scratch. Before watching the clip you may want to print out the recipe posted in the entry so that you have it at the ready.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Dishwashing Soap Recipe with D-Limonene. D-Limonene is a great degreaser and this solvent is derived from citrus fruit which can cut through the greasiest mess on your dishes and utensils. According to the author this is a simple recipe but make sure to follow the steps in order.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Fresh Face Oil Free Lavender Lotion you may just want to make and use. As you know if you have oily skin that keeping your face hydrated can be difficult. Things like adding additional oils can lead to break outs; lack of moisture can cause dry patches, tightness and flaking. So this recipe was created especially for those who have oily skin. This lotion delivers light weight hydration that leaves the ski feeling refresh without excess oil.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Fresh Face Cleansing Bars for Dry and Oily Skin. These facial cleansers are created with a melt and pour soap base that is especially formulated to suit either dry or oil skin.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Creamy Pina Colada Sugar Scrub that has a sweet aroma reminiscent of an indulgent frozen cocktail. It contains a Sheloe Butter that gives this scrub a light and fluffy texture that you will totally fall in love with.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
How to Make a Cooling Herbal Compress in Three Easy Steps. According to Mountain Rose Herbs, compresses are a gentle and effective treatment for too much heat or minor bumps and bruises. The preparation brings the healing constituents of herbs and the soothing sensations of a cool damp cloth close to your skin can accelerate the natural healing process. When draped around the skin, the moisture of the tea soaked towel softens the skin and allows the healing herbs to penetrate deep into your body.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Lemon Poppy Seed that combines the two. Plus the yellow in this soap recipe just screams "Happy". This recipe takes an hour to make and it yields three pounds of soap.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
French Macaron Inspired Bath Bombs. This project should take an hour to make 10 bath bombs. This would be great to give out as favors at a bridal or baby shower or even just for fun to friends and family.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Foaming Bath Whip which she sells on the Brambleberry website. In her latest posting called Foaming Bath Whip + Green Tea Shaving Cream Tutorial lists a few of them including the new one called Green Tea Shaving Cream. This recipe is great for either men or women because it is rich and creamy plus it is made with skin loving ingredients such as vitamin E oil, green tea seed oil and green tea extract. All of these ingredients can be purchase through Brambleberry.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Moisturizing Mahogany Beard Oil that will keep facial hair feeling soft and shiny. This recipe is lightly scented with Mahogany Fragrance Oil. And beard oil that keeps skin beneath hydrated and flake-free.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Lip Balm Recipes Roundup + Tips which gives you alot of recipes that Anne Marie has posted on her site from Mint Candy to Dominos. Plus there are tips and some videos that you want to check out. Her recipes are so much fun even though some of them are made from a pre-made base. If you have your own recipe, I could see why not using that instead of the pre-made base.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Wholesale Supplies Plus is called Fresh Picked Strawberry is the perfect scent for summer.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Shea Butter Salt Scrub recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus is a gentle exfoliant that will help remove dead skin cells while it refreshes and brightens your skin plus it will leave it renewed and moisturized. This easy recipe yields (10) 4 oz jars.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Aromatherapy Shower Fizzies. So if you rather take a shower you can have a fizzy experience.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Orange Blossom Candle. It is an intermediate level project that takes 3-4 hours and results in (2) 8 ounce candles.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Do the words rancidity and anti-oxidants make your head spin? Well in a recent post from Point of Interest called A Review of Rancidity and Anti-oxidents goes into depth on both of this subjects. The section covering rancidity answers the questions What is rancidity?; How does rancidity differ from contamination and lastly How can we avoid rancidity? Now there is some confusion on what are anti-oxidants. In the anti-oxidants, the author covers What can we use as an anti-oxidant? and Anti-oxidants are not preservatives. In addition there are some links on more articles about rancidity and anti-oxidants. After you read the articles and absorb the information, you will be armed with all the knowledge you need on this subject.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Luxury Lavender Foot Bath Bombs. This intermediate recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus takes only 15 minutes to make 15 mini bombs.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
A Sip of Sangria. This is an advanced recipe that takes one hour to make (plus curing time) which results in a 40-44 oz loaf.
Do I need to use a preservative when I water down castile soap? This posting should give the exact answer.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Four All-Natural Recipes for a DIY Pedicure Party gives you recipes for Peppermint Tea Tree Foot Soak, Lemon Honey and Tea Tree Foot Mask, Lemon Walnut Foot Scrub and Bayberry Heel Butter. Make these recipes before the party and invite your friends over and have a blast.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Peppermint Salt Scrub Cubes contains a medium grain salt which is perfect for exfoliating heals and elbows. This is a very easy recipe to make and it only takes a short time to make. And you get plenty of cubes to give out to your friends and family.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Lemon Bubble Cakes that are meant for the bath. This recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus. If you would really enjoy extra bubbles in your bath then you may want to look into making these. Make great party favors.....
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Gentle Glide Sport Stick is from the Soap Queen is easy enough for a beginner to make.
Friday, August 1, 2014
Wholesale Supplies Plus website for new recipes I found this recipe for Marshmallow Sugar Scrub. According to the recipe you are supposed to put the mixture in a piping bag and pipe it out onto a cookie sheet. I am wondering if it too thick to pipe it into my molds. May have to give this a try and give them out at Easter.