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Sugar Scrub Body Bar Recipe

Sugar Scrub Body Bar Recipe

An easy sugar scrub body bar recipe that gently exfoliates skin while you shower.

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Rose Whipped Body Butter

Rose Whipped Body Butter

Rose Whipped Body Butter This rose whipped body is softer and silkier than some of the other recipes for body butter that  I have on here. It goes on really silky smooth. The essential oils are optional or you could add your own combinations of essential oils.    Ingredients ¼ cup Coconut Oil ¼ cup Shea Butter ¼ cup Rose Oil (this is apricot oil infused with dried roses) ½ teaspoon rosehip oil 1tsp Arrowroot Powder 4 drops Chamomile essential oil 4 drops Ylang Ylang Directions to Make Rose Whipped Body Butter    1. Over a double boiler melt the...

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Rose Face Cream Recipe

Rose Face Cream Recipe

Rose Face Cream Recipe This is adapted from Rosemary Gladstar’s Perfect Cream Recipe. I love it! Ingredients Oils ⅔ cup Rose infused apricot oil (you could also use apricot oil, almond oil, or grapeseed oil) ⅓ cup Shea Butter 0.5oz Beeswax ½ tsp Lanolin ½ tsp Glycerin 1 tsp Arrowroot Powder *0.5 0z Leucidal SF Complete (not everyone uses a preservative, but your cream will last longer)   Liquids ⅔ cup Rose Hydrosol ⅓ cup Aloe Vera Gel   Directions to make face cream Step One 1.Combine your rose infused oil, shea butter, and beeswax and melt gently over a...

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Dog Paw Balm Recipe DIY

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Dog Paw Balm Recipe DIY

Dog Paw Balm Dog Paw Balm to protect those puppers paws in extreme weather or whenever they are seeming a bit dry.  The recipe for this dog paw balm is super simple. The vegetable oils are easy to find at the grocery store and you can check your local apothecary for beeswax and containers (or order online).  Dog Paw Balm Recipe 2tbs Sunflower Oil 3tbs Coconut Oil 4tsps Beeswax 1. Mix your ingredients.  2. Add to your double broiler. Slowly bring them to a melt (slowly). 3. Pour into your tins. 4. Label. LABEL. Always label with what it is,...

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DIY Autumn Crafts, Fall Wax Melts

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DIY Autumn Crafts, Fall Wax Melts

DIY Autumn Wax Melts I love summer and am always just as sad to see it go as I am happy for autumn to arrive. But this year with covid messing with our travel plans to see family, an intense heat wave, smoky skies from a bad Colorado forest fire, and our local swim spot being under construction I find myself a little more ready for all that fall brings. I made these wax melts because I am always looking for ways to bring warmth and comforting smells into the home, especially during the cooler and darker months of the...

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