Bubble Fizzer – Elizabeth Tedore

DRY INGREDIENTS: 1 LB Baking Soda 10 oz Citric Acid 4 oz SLsA 1.5 oz Cornstarch 1 oz Cream of Tartar .5 oz Kaolin Clay WET INGREDIENTS: 1 oz Cocoa Butter .5 oz Poly 80 .5 oz Cocamidopropyl betaine (Bubble Up) OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS: Mica … [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...]

Peachy Summer Lotion – Susan Elliott

400 grams aloe vera juice or distilled water or some combination of the two 10 grams sodium lactate (optional) 10 grams oat protein 3 grams allatonin 10 grams d-panthenol *putting allatonin in the water phase at less than .5 percent and adding oat protein keeps it … [Read more...]

Opus Shampoo Bar – Celene Moreira

Opus Shampoo Bar  3 lb. batch, superfatted at 5% Water – 517 g (Lisa uses half beer, half aloe juice) Lye – 192 g Coconut Oil – 382 g Olive Oil Pomace – 408 g Castor Oil – 63 g Lard – 340 g Shea Butter – 42 g Cocoa Butter – 25 g Rice Bran Oil – 123 … [Read more...]

No Grease, Double Whipped Body Butter – Candice Marie

Candice Marie's Body Butter Shea Butter: 15% Kokum Butter: 15% Cocoa Butter: 15% Mango Butter: 30% Avocado Oil: 4% Jojoba Oil: 4% Coconut Oil: 15% Vitamin E Oil: 2% Arrowroot Powder (or Tapioca Powder/Flour/Starch or Cornstarch): 2.5-2.75% Total Recipe Weight Mica: … [Read more...]

Naomi’s Bath Bomb – Naomi Reed

Bath Bomb that works in High Humidity 2 cups Baking Soda 1 cup Citric Acid 1 cup Corn Starch 1/4 cup of Shea Butter 1/4 cup of Cocoa Butter (or you could use 1/2 cup of 1 of the butters) 2 teaspoons of FO 1 teaspoon of a light oil (I used Coconut Oil) … [Read more...]