Fresh & Natural Lemon Lime Lip Balm Recipe

Fresh & Natural Lemon Lime Lip Balm Recipe

Fresh & Natural Lemon Lime Lip Balm Recipe – This easy to make lip balm uses lip safe essential oils and soothes and protects the skin from chapping. Fresh & Natural Lemon Lime Lip Balm Recipe 8 tsp Sweet almond oil 2 tsp Beeswax 1 tsp Honey 5 drops Lemon essential oil 5 drops Lime essential oil Melt oil, beeswax and …

Refreshing Strawberry Sugar Scrub Recipe

Refreshing Strawberry Sugar Scrub Recipe

Sugar scrubs are excellent exfoliants for the body, sloughing away dead skin and moisturizing new, fresh skin.  This recipe uses several strawberry ingredients perfect for summer.  Plus the scrub is very easy to make. Refreshing Strawberry Sugar Scrub Recipe 1 cup turbinado sugar 2 oz cocoa butter 1 oz strawberry seed oil 1 tbsp strawberry seeds ½ tsp strawberry fragrance …

Botanical Bath Melts Recipe

Bath melts are a wonderful tub treat used to moisturize the skin.  The melt is dropped into the warm water of the bath and allowed to melt.  The melted butters in the water then condition dry skin.  Botanical bath melts are melts with dried flowers or herbs, in this photo, lavender. Botanical Bath Melts 8 oz Cocoa butter 1 cups …

Rose Garden Bath Tea

Rose Garden Bath Tea ½ cup Dead Sea Salt ½ cup Rose Petals ¼ cup Calendula Petals ¼ cup Lavender Buds ¼ cup Chamomile Buds 12 drops Bergamot Essential Oil 12 drops Geranium Essential Oil 12 drops Ylang Ylang Essential Oil 8 drops Lavender Essential Oil Large Tea Bags Blend the essential oils with the sea salt. Add the botanicals …

Selecting Botanicals

Which botanicals should you start with for your bath products? Well that depends on your product line, scents, and desired benefits. If you need a starting point for including botanicals in your products, there are a few flowers and herbs that are versatile and well known for their qualities that are suggested for inclusion in your repertoire. Lavender Buds – …

Uses of Botanicals

Here are a few examples of uses of botanicals in bath products. Soap – Botanicals can be used in a powdered form or in their whole form (or even somewhere in between). You want to stick with dried botanicals. There are a number of herbal suppliers and soap suppliers that carry some great botanicals in a variety of forms. For …

Fresh & Natural Lemon Lime Lip Balm Recipe

Quick, Simple Anti-Itch Herbal Salve Recipe

Ointments, salves and balms are just as easy to infuse with oils. Let’s first differentiate between the three. Although there are different takes on the meanings of the three skin formulas, generally salves and balms are basically one and the same, containing both oils and a wax in a solid form that melts on contact with the skin. An ointment …

Four Quick and Easy Herbal Skin Care Recipes

Four Quick and Easy Herbal Skin Care Recipes

Four Quick and Easy Herbal Skin Care Recipes to Try: Dry Skin Facial Mask 1 tablespoon colloidal oatmeal 1 tablespoon rose water (hydrosol) 1 teaspoon sweet almond oil 1 teaspoon honey 2 drops rose essential oil Mix ingredients and apply to face. Leave on for 5-10 minutes. Rinse. Facial Scrub for Oily Skin 1 tablespoon colloidal oatmeal 1 tablespoon bentonite …

Herbal Skin Care Part Two

Herbal Ingredients for Skin Care This alphabetical list contains herbs, essential oils, and botanicals known for their beneficial properties in skin care and treatment of common skin problems. Remember that essential oils should be diluted before use. Everyone’s skin is different. If something causes irritation, it should be discontinued. Aloe is a natural, antibacterial, antibiotic hydrant often used to heal …

Going Natural - Resolving to Make Natural Bath Products

Herbal Skin Care – Part One

To provide your customers with natural herbal skin care products, you will need to become familiar with some of the most effective pure ingredients as well as a basic skin care routine. This knowledge can aid in your product development and help you teach others about caring for their skin. Facial Beauty Routine The skin is responsible for protecting the …