DIY Fizzy Bath Melt Petit Four Tutorial – Nicole Gallagher

DIY Fizzy Bath Melt Petit Four Tutorial Purchase Link: Two Wild Hares Etsy Store Price: $7.95 (usd) Ingredients Required: baking soda, citric acid, cocoa butter, shea butter, beeswax, fragrance oil, essential oil, mica, polysorbate 80 This is a complete recipe and DIY … [Read more...]

Cocoa Butter Body Sauce – Tabitha Shultz

9.6 oz Cocoa Butter 9.6 oz Coconut Oil 76 degree 2.90 oz Shea butter 3.10 oz beeswax *Note, if you like yours a little softer than decrease by 1/2 oz. .25 oz Optiphen Plus .50 oz Glycerin Just a small squirt of Vitamin E .50 oz of fragrance oil if you want (I … [Read more...]

Emulsified Sugar Scrub by Krista Scott

Heat in a double boiler; 1 oz beeswax 1.5 oz stearic acid 2 oz e-wax 3 oz coconut oil 2.63 oz argan oil ( or light oil of your preference) 3.63 oz rice bran oil 6.25 oz sweet almond oil Once all hard oils are melted, I like to use a stick blender, to … [Read more...]

Making a Balm for Scars – Susan Elliott

Infusing Herbs The best herbs for healing scars are arnica, St. John’s wort, rose hips, sea buckthorn berries, comfrey, calendula and chamomile. Buy from a reputable dealer like Mountain Rose Herbs or Starwest Botanicals or Bulk Apothecary (which gets some of their herbs from … [Read more...]

Basic Beginner Lotion – Susan Elliott

Water Phase: 300 grams Distilled Water or Aloe Vera Juice 10 grams Glycerin 10 grams Aloe Vera Gel Add sodium lactate 10-12 g Add 10 grams d-panthenol (powder at water/liquid at cool down) Oil Phase: Either Basic or Advanced Oils/Butters 75 grams of … [Read more...]

Whipped Body Butter – Susan Elliott

Another body butter recipe...we seem to be talking about these a lot so here’s another one. This one is a bit longer. My sister in law swears by this. I don’t have dry skin so I don’t touch the stuff (I would be one huge blemish if I did). But it’s fun to make and pipe. This … [Read more...]