Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Rainbow Lollipop Bubble Wand

Are you planning a birthday party for your daughter?  Here is a really cute party favor idea that you may want to check out. This melt and pour soap project from Wholesale Supplies Plus called Rainbow Lollipop Bubble Wand.  This wand will fill your bath with bubbles. All you have to do is run the wand back and forth in the bath tub and watch the bubbles grow.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Creating Carved Inlays in Cold Process Soap

Are you looking for a different look for your cold process soap?  I found this technique from Lovin' Soap called Creating Inlays in Cold Process Soap.  I found this technique fascinating since I never have seen it done before and I just had to share it. 

Friday, March 22, 2019

Lemon Turmeric Cold Process Soap

One of my favorite scented cold process soap happens to be Lemon Poppyseed.  I saw this great looking swirl recipe for Lemon Tumeric from Lovin's Soap. Lovin' Soap says that Tumeric is an easy natural colorant for a yellow or bright orange soap, and it pairs well with lemon essential oil.  I never knew that in India that Tumeric is used to treat troublesome skin.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Stimulating Facial Steamers

If love pampering yourself, you may want to try adding a facial spa to your regiment....Stimulating Facial Steamers.  These facial steamers will help open pores and stimulate and open nasal passages.  Great for colds and whenever you need a pick me up. After making these tablets, all you have to do is drop one into a bowl of hot water to create the steam.  Place a towel over your head and let the steam open your pores.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Beeswax and Bottled Candles Project

If you are looking special to make to give out as gifts or party favors, I found this cute idea from Stampington and Company called Beeswax and Bottled Candles.  Just to let you know that the posting is a general idea of how to make the project, not a step by step instruction but you should get a general idea if you have made candles before.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Charcoal Zinc Deodorant

Instead of using commercial deodorants, it is easy to make your own.  Here is a recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus called Charcoal Zinc Deodorant that goes on smooth and creamy and does not leave a residue.  The addition of zinc ricinoleate is added to the recipe as an odor absorber and also helps with emulsifying the oils and waxes.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Party Confetti Guest Loaf MP Soap Recipe

Here is fun melt and pour guest soap from Wholesale Supplies Plus called Party Confetti Guest Loaf Soap that is an intermediate level project.  It will take about an hour of your time and results in (8) 1.5 ounces bars of soap.  These make perfect guest soap or to give out as party favors,

Monday, March 11, 2019

Winter Hand Helper Lotion Bar

During the winter does your skin get cracked and rough?  I found a recipe for a lotion bar on the Wholesale Supplies Plus called Winter Hand Helper Lotion Bar.  Skin that gets cracked and rough will soak up the combination of hemp and avocado oils.  The mineral oil that is added to this recipe is a skin protectant for the hard cold winter weather.  And the added cornsilk powder contains allantoin which can help increase the skin's ability to increase the absorption of moisture.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Basil, Lavender & Mint Cold Process Soap

If you love the layered look in your cold process soap, here is a really cool six-layered project from Lovin' Soap called Basil, Lavender & Mint Cold Process Soap. From start to finish, this project takes one hour to create the soap batter, 24 to 48 hours to saponify and 4 weeks to cure.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Strawberry Lemonade MP Loaf Soap

The weather across the country has been miserable. So when I saw this melt and pour Strawberry Lemonade Soap Loaf reminded me that spring is just around the corner. This soap bar features the layering "ice cube" technique as well as a cute embed straw and is scented with one of Brambleberry's favorite fragrance oils, Strawberry Thyme Lemonade.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Jade Geode Gemstone Soap Tutorial by Gwynne Olsen

In my travels, I have seen soap that looks like geodes or gemstones.  I have to admit that he soap replicates like the real thing.  If you would like to take up the challenge of making this geode soap, check out the posting on Lovin' Soap called Jade Geode Gemstone Soap Tutorial by Gwynne Olsen. It is important to know that this project is a rebatching technique made with shavings from a cold process bar.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Peaceful Sleep Guest Diffuser Blend

If you are having guests that are having a difficult time sleeping, you may want to try this diffuser blend recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus called Peaceful Sleep. This recipe has a wonderful combination of scents which includes lavender, tangerine, and chamomile.  You can leave this mixture next to a diffuser in the room which they will be sleeping.  Be sure to leave instructions to add 3-4 drops in the diffuser before bed for a relaxing sleep!