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...]

Massage Candles – Karin Estes Vinci

This recipe makes 3 oz (give or take), so adjust as you like. They burn nicely with 100% cotton wicks. 72 grams EcoSoya CB 135 wax 6 grams Fractionated Coconut oil 3 grams Abyssinian oil 1 gram Tocopherol 5% (approx 5 grams) skin safe FO or EO 3 grams Mango … [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...]

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...]

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...]