Bath bombs are little bundles of fizzy fun. Often referred to as bath fizzies, bath bombs are an excellent alternative to the traditional bubble bath and when made with quality organic ingredients, they are sure to offer much more then just a relaxing soak in the tub! They are a perfect Valentine’s day treat. Continue reading Lavender rose Valentine’s Day bath bombs
Winter is upon us and the cold, dry conditions normally associated with this time of year is the season for dry, cracked hands. Coconut oil is renowned for it’s excellent moisturizing and healing properties and when used in a balm can be the ultimate winter hand moisturizer.
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Perhaps it is the silky smooth texture of the petals or the naturally pleasing scent of the flower that makes the rose an iconic symbol of beauty. Or maybe it is the Rose’s anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties that give it so many health and beauty benefits. Continue reading Rose Whipped Body Butter
Summer is here and so is the sun and the bugs! I have made bug repellent before, that works quite well…I’ve also made sunscreen before, that is very effective. So….I thought why not combine them! Continue reading Citronella Lime Sunscreen
What could be better then Strawberries combined with Vanilla? Lip balms are one of my favorite things to make, the ingredients are relatively simple and easy to come by and it takes only minutes to make! I have made plenty of mint and lemon balm, even some with honey and ginger, but I hadn’t ever tried to get the flavor and scent of a fruit such as strawberry. Continue reading Strawberry Vanilla Lip Balm
A while back a I found a recipe for making tinted lip gloss, in the past I have had a lot of luck with lip balm recipes, so as I normally do, I decided to put a different spin on the recipe and make it my own. The thing that attracted me to this recipe was the lovely red color, which the recipe called for Alkanet Root to produce. Having no Alkanet Root in my pantry at the time I decided to substitute Hibiscus and just to be sure I would produce the red tint I also choose to use red palm oil in lieu of coconut oil. Continue reading Chocolate or Caramel?
I had some wonderful DIY ideas for a Valentine’s Day post…but time crept up on me and before I knew it, it was February 13th and I hadn’t prepared anything! Forced to scrap, or at least table, my time consuming ideas Continue reading Moisturizing lotion bars
This past Christmas I decided to “make” everyone gifts using all abundance of mint I had in my garden. Body butter was the first thing I tried, and thankfully it is relatively easy to make! Continue reading Whipped mint body butter