Gentle Oatmeal, Milk & Honey Mask Facial Recipe

Gentle Oatmeal, Milk & Honey Mask Facial Recipe

Facials Another popular spa treatment is the facial. Not only is this a relaxing treatment, it is also very good for your skin. A facial cleans, exfoliates and nourishes to promote clear, well-hydrated skin. This treatment begins by gently cleansing the skin using a mild soap designed to match the person’s skin type – dry, oily, sensitive, combination. Next it …

Herbal Spa Treatments - Massage

Herbal Spa Treatments – Massage

Nothing is quite as relaxing as spending a day at a spa. Whether you stay at a resort spa or you attend a local day spa, you are in for quite a treat with treatments such as massages, facials, body treatments, salt glows, and more. Their downfall for many people is price. Spa treatments are on the expensive side forcing …

Green Tea Bath Bombs Recipe

Green Tea Bath Bombs 1 cup Citric Acid 2 cups Baking Soda ½ tsp Chamomile essential oil ½ tsp Lemon essential oil 1 tablespoon Green tea powder ¼ tsp chromium green oxide powder (optional) Witch Hazel Blend baking soda, and green tea powder in large mixing bowl. Add the Citric Acid and mix well. Add oxide and mix well. Add …

Rosemary Mint Bath Tea Recipe

Rosemary Mint Bath Tea ½ cup Sea salt ½ cup Peppermint leaves, dried ½ cup Spearmint leaves, dried ½ cup Rosemary, dried 15 drops Peppermint essential oil 15 drops Spearmint essential oil 10 drops Rosemary essential oil Large Tea Bags Blend the essential oils with the sea salt. Add the botanicals and stir well. Add 2-3 tablespoons of the mixture …

Herbal Milk Facial Scrub Recipe

Herbal Milk Facial Scrub Recipe

Herbal Milk Facial Scrub ½ cup French green clay ½ cup Oatmeal ½ cup Rose petal powder 4 tbsp Comfrey leaf powder 2 tbsp Lavender buds powder 2 tbsp Lemongrass powder 2 tbsp Goat’s Milk powder Blend all ingredients well. To use, place a small amount of mixture in palm and moisten with ½ tsp of water. Apply to face …

Leaf Wrapped Candle

Leaf Wrapped Candle

While some of you might be candle makers, others may just want to create simple, crafty decor.  This easy to make design is perfect to decorate with in the fall and on Thanksgiving tables. Leaf Wrapped Candle Here’s a decorative candle that anybody can make, including children. It doesn’t involve a stove or hot wax, but still creates a stunning …

Pressed Flower Candles

Pressed Flower Candle Supplies needed: Double Boiler Candle thermometer Wooden spoon Wax (your choice suitable for container candles) Pillar mold Plain white candle thinner than the pillar mold and ½ in. shorter Scissors Newspaper Candle fragrance Dried flowers, leaves, or spices, such as cinnamon sticks Skewer Mold seal Wick holder Vegetable oil Paint brush You will need enough wax to …

Natural Colorants for Soap: Herbs, Botanicals, & Clays 1

Natural Candles – Coloring your Candles with Herbs and Spices

Natural Colorants You will not be able to find natural candle colorants off the shelf. In fact, naturally coloring soaps is not common, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be done. Many herbs, flowers and other botanicals will clog your wick when added to candles for color. It’s all about method when it comes to coloring candles from botanicals. A …

Gentle Oatmeal Milk & Honey Bath Bombs Recipe

Gentle Oatmeal Milk & Honey Bath Bombs Recipe

Oatmeal, milk, and honey all nourish the skin.  They are also gentle and soothing making them a perfect additive to a wide array of products, including this recipe for bath bomb fizzies. Gentle Oatmeal Milk and Honey Bath Bombs 1 cup Citric Acid 2 cups Baking Soda 3 tablespoons Colloidal Oatmeal 3 tablespoons Honey Powder 3 tablespoons Milk Powder Witch …

Simple Lavender Cold Process Soap Recipe

Simple Lavender Cold Process Soap Recipe – 5lbs By weight unless otherwise stated 24 oz Avocado oil 8 oz Coconut oil 76° 5 oz Palm oil 12 oz Sunflower oil 12 oz Sweet Almond oil 19oz Distilled water, by volume 8.25 oz Sodium hydroxide 2.5 oz Lavender fragrance or essential oil, by volume ½ cup Lavender buds, by volume Purple …

Lemon Poppy Seed Cold Process Soap Recipe

Lemon Poppy Seed Cold Process Soap Recipe

Exfoliating soaps are all the rage.  Their skin sloughing capability is a huge draw for many customers.  Poppy seeds not only provide an exfoliating quality, they also look beautiful in a soap.  This soap is gently colored and smells of refreshing lemon.  It is very easy to make and recommended for beginners. Lemon Poppy Seed Cold Process Soap Recipe – 5lbs By …

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 …