Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Rise + Shine Shower Steamers. You will definitely wake up from the minty aroma of these shower steamer fizzies, The combination of menthol crystals and the Rosemary Peppermint Fragrance and Essential Oil Blend will awaken your senses and you get ready for the day.
Friday, August 18, 2017
Sugared Amber & Plum from Wholesale Supplies Plus.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Layered Handmade Soap Kit and Tutorial from The Soap Queen that uses a similiar project. So if you are like I was, then I would recommend trying their project. So basically, layered soap is a classic design. Depending on the technique, creating layers can be easy or difficult, according to The Soap Queen. This recipe is made using a technique known as "spoon plop". It is when the soap is plopped into the mold, which is very easy to do and it creates a completely different bar each time.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Fishbowl MP Soap project from Wholesale Supplies Plus is sure to be a hit with the young and old. It is great item for craft shows, kids parties or even fundraisers.
Monday, August 14, 2017
|Photo by Amanda Gail of Lovin' Soap|
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Baby Bottom Diaper Cream.
Monday, August 7, 2017
Looking for a powder that will keep your baby's bottom dry? Check out this Talc-Free Baby Powder recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus. The recipe includes arrowroot powder, cornstarch and bentonite clay to help to absorb moisture while the caledula, chamomile and lavender add soothing properties.
Friday, August 4, 2017
DIY Gemstone Melt and Pour Soap.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Chamomile and Calendula Infused Bastille CP Soap. It is gentile soap that is perfect for babies or anyone with very sensitive skin.
Monday, July 31, 2017
DIY Lavender Linen Spray.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
When I took a class at The Nova Studio when back when I took a class on how to make soap cupcakes by the cold process soap technique. Here is a recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus called Rose Gold Soap Cupcakes. These soap would make an adorable wedding favor. Wholesale Supplies Plus suggests changing the color of the soap or organza bag to match the colors of your wedding.
Friday, July 28, 2017
Luxurious Lavender that would help you relax from the day to day activities. It is a very simple recipe that a beginner can make.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
|Photo by Crafts by Amanda|
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Margarita with Line Cocktail Melt and Pour Soap from Wholesale Supplies Plus, I could not believe how real it looked...even down to the salt on the rim. What a fun favor to give out at your next party.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Jasmine Yuzu Solid Perfume Oil . Basically, yuzu is a rather exotic type of citrus fruit with an unique aroma that is bright, tart and floral. It is sort like a mix between lemons and flowers.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Here is a body butter recipe for the beginner from The Soap Queen called Matcha Green Tea Body Butter. It is packed full of green tea goodness and it has a lovely light green color. This butter gets its smooth texture from the shea butter base. Plus it has a combination of oils which includes sweet almond and vegetable.
Friday, July 21, 2017
Raspberry Geranium. According to The Natural Beauty Workshop, raspberry seed oil is extremely nourishing to the ski because it is rich in fatty acids, phenols, and anti-inflammatory benefits. The oil from black and red raspberry make great super fatting agents in handmade soaps.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Lavender and Honeyquat Lotion. Some ingredients that are included in this recipe are moringa seed oil, rosehip seed oil and shea butter. The mixture of these ingredients creates a thick lotion that absorbs quickly into the skin and leaves your skin feeling soft and silky.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Black Tea Cold Process Soap Recipe from The Soap Queen's website harnesses those properties by replacing water with black tea.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Recipes from the 2017 HSCG Conference: Rosehip & Calendula Moisturizer she shares her recipes.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Shea Mafura Hair Butter from The Natural Beauty Workshop.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
How to Infuse Oil with Tea gives you some really great information on the subject.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Whipped Coconut Butter. This recipe combines coconut butter blends with a lighter absorbing oils of Meadowfoam Seed and Jojoba that is great for the summer months as it does not leave a greasy feel.
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Coffee Body Scrub. This easy scrub recipe from The Soap Queen is made with coffee grounds, coffee butter and coffee oil is perfect for any coffee-lover. Coffee grounds exfoliate away dead skin, while the coffee oil and coffee butter leave the skin feeling smooth.
Friday, July 7, 2017
It is summertime and the bugs are out in force. If you have plans to for a special event, I found this recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus for Aromatherapy Bug Deterrent. This recipe is not only aromatically comforting, but is effective in keeping mosquitos, gnats and other critters from ruining your events. It also contains natural ingredients that are nourishing for the skin and calming to the nervous system.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Awhile back Willow Sage had a hot process peppermint sea salt soap recipe. When I saw this Rose Quartz Salt Bar cold process recipe from Lovin' Soap, I had to share it. I really like the shape of the soap, it looks like it would go into a ring setting. It is cool that there is a companion video to watch to see how the soap is made.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Geranium & Lavender Belly Balm recipe from WSP.
Monday, July 3, 2017
Ginger & Moringa Oil Hair Conditioner which has Moringa Oil from the Moringa tree. According to the Soap Queen, the Moringa Tree which is also known as the Miracle Tree and the Tree of Life. It is considered a superfood because it is made from seeds of the tree which is packed with potassium, fiber and mganesium.
Friday, June 30, 2017
How to Make Herbal Sachets. The instructions tell you everything that you need to know how to make them. I really love the fabric that they used for the bag. I probably would purchase the quarter flats from Joann's since they are just the right amount for me to get started.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Lemongrass Mojito Soap.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Oatmeal and Chamomile Foaming Cleanser from The Natural Beauty Workshop.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Monday, June 26, 2017
Love wearing perfume but do not like the cost. Here is a Solid Perfume recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus that will leave a lasting scent on your skin. You can use their suggested scent or customize this recipe using your own fragrance. It is a perfect size that you can keep in your pocket or wristlet.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Floral Buttermilk. Cleopatra was know for taking daily milk baths and was rumored to be a seductress with her intoxicating aroma. This is a very easy recipe to make. It takes only 30 minutes to complete and results in (20) one ounce large tea bags.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Cactus Flower Soap. This project is more for the advanced soapmaker.
Monday, June 19, 2017
Breastfeeding Boobie Butter. This recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus is great to use between feedings to help soothe and lubricate sore and dry nipples. It is very easy to make and only takes 30 minutes to make.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Orange Butter Body Scrub. This is a very easy sugar scrub recipe that takes no time to make and results in five 4 ounce jars of product.
Friday, June 16, 2017
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Turmeric Secret Swirl Soap which is for the advanced cold process soap maker. To complete this recipe it will take you 60 minutes and yield about five pounds of soap.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Turmeric Melt & Pour Soap project from The Soap Queen which is really great for beginners and the advanced crafter would appreciate the quality ingredients.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Orange Furniture Polish I was excited to share it with you. This product works great as a cleaner and furniture polish. It only helps clean the furniture but also will help to keep it looking new and bring out the wood's natural beauty.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Black Salt Bath Bomb. IF you decide to use charcoal in this recipe, Polysorbate 80 is key in this recipe. Polysorbate 80 is an emulsifier that helps mix the charcoal into the water, resulting in less charcoal on your skin and tub.
Friday, June 9, 2017
All About Trace in Soapmaking (Video).
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Monday, June 5, 2017
How To Make Charcoal Facial Soap, it binds to dirt and oil and pulls it out of pores, leaving your skin clean and refreshed. Because of its oil absorbing properties, it's especially fantastic for oily skin. Since it does that I may just have to try this soap on my oil skin.
Saturday, June 3, 2017
|Photo by From Nature with Love|
Friday, June 2, 2017
Dog Soap Recipe. This cold process soap recipe gives your pooch the same benefits that us humans take advantage of handmade soap.