Monthly Archives: February 2011


Finished Scrub 10
Yesterday, after the Melt & Pour Sugar Scrub was released, Crystal asked me if it was possible to make a scrub without the melt and pour soap. Well, that certainly got the wheels turning in my head. Her question inspired a conditioning sugar scrub that isย  to die for! It is a two for one [...]

Conditioning Solid Sugar Scrub


cupboard 7
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ I’m so excited to release another challenge. Recently I have been asked several questions about formulating or changing recipes to suit the oils people have on hand. Since there have been lots of these questions, I thought I would [...]

What is in your cupboard? Challenge


Solid Scrubs Ready to be Cut 10
Yesterday I created a toiletry tragedy. Today I will show you how to make a solid sugar scrub that will make you proud to sell or give away. Let’s head to the kitchen and may no toiletry tragedy come our way!  Collect Needed Ingredients: Ingredients Olive Melt & Pour Soap Shea Butter Polysorbate 20 Sugar Equipment Microwave Safe Container Scale Spoons Recipe: Recipe in Grams 10 grams Olive [...]

Solid Sugar Scrub







Finished Soap
I am a huge fan of spices. I love Chai tea, gingersnaps, spiced pound cake, spiced apple cider, carrot cake, curries and more. I am not a big fan of many floral scents. You won’t find to many in my personal collection. However, spice things up and I am there. (Uh-oh. Pun not intended.) ๐Ÿ™‚  I [...]

Chai & Lavender Soap



Testing Batches
I promised last week that I would show you how I tested different percentages of Dry-Flo in my lotion formulation. I made a “Master Batch” where I added everything except the Dry-Flo. I had it completely blended and ready to put into containers. Instead of packaging into containers, I weighed ten grams of my lotion [...]

Dry-Flo Testing




Cooled Lotion
I had such a great time with the Rose Hydrosol Lotion, I just had to make it with Jasmine Hydrosol. Jasmine is a scent that makes me think of spring and with the warm weather we were having, I am fighting a severe case of spring fever. Waho! Spring is on the way! I [...]

Jasmine Hydosol Lotion