Babies have the most incredible skin – so soft and new and wonderful. Today I’m going to make a simple massage oil to support that baby skin and help baby relax. I’ll start with Apricot Kernel or Avocado Oil. Both oils offer nourishing components and have minimal risk of allergic […]

Baby Massage Oil


I was thinking about how to make my lotions more liquid. I seem to always end up with thick creams instead of fluid lotions, even when I set out to make a more fluid formulation. When encountering a problem like this, I find it’s very helpful to contact our Technical […]

Making A More Fluid Lotion


It’s definitely salve season, and we set out to make one without using beeswax. Veggie-ful Green Salve uses Carnauba Wax instead of the usual Beeswax, which makes it a vegetarian salve. You may recognize the name Carnauba from wax used on cars! But it’s not just for cars anymore. This […]

Can We Make a Salve Without Beeswax?



National Banana Day is today, and it’s a time we can celebrate all the good banana things in our lives. We have a yummy Banana Flavor Oil that is great by itself or combined with other flavors. This flavor is a fun banana, a sweet and more candy-like flavor than […]

Going Bananas on National Banana Day


Ooooohhhhh, the delicious smell of freshly baked cinnamon rolls has to be one of my favorite smells in the world. It’s second only to the taste of those delectable treats. Now you can experience both sensations in a wonderful lip balm! Our Cinnamon Roll Flavor Oil is one of our […]

Cinnamon Roll Lip Balm


Have you experienced our Oil Perfection Base yet? It is a treat for skin and hair, and it shines all by itself, making it a wonderful base for fast and simple gifts! Oil Perfection Base contains Coconut Oil Fractions, Sunflower Seed Oil, Argan Oil, Jojoba Oil, Aloe Extract, Orchid Extract, […]

Check Out Our Fabulous Oil Perfection Base



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It’s spring, and though there may still be snow on the ground where you live, it’s time to get some seeds started and gardening tasks begun. When you start gardening, though, your hands will take a beating. Today we’ll make a super simple salve that will have your hands looking […]

Super Simple Spring Gardener Salve


Today, April 12, is Drop Everything And Read Day. There’s not much I like better than a deep dive into a novel, but today I’m going to highlight a few books of the non-fiction variety that can help us become better makers. First, a bit of science. “Everything You Need […]

Drop Everything And Read Day


Mango is a favorite flavor, and when you add a creamy component to the profile, it’s even more delicious! Today I’m making up a lip balm using Mango Butter and flavored with Mango and Buttercream Flavor Oils for a decadent treat. Rounding out the formula, we have deodorized Cocoa Butter, […]

Creamy Mango Lip Balm



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Today, March 29, is Lemon Chiffon Cake Day. I get a lot of inspiration from calendars, and today is no exception. I saw a photo of a lovely yellow cake with white frosting, and I immediately thought of our luscious Lemon Sugar Fragrance Oil. Lemon Sugar is a happy fragrance […]

Lemon Chiffon Cake Day Lotion


Two of my favorite flowers, both to look at and to smell in my garden, are lilacs and lavender. I’ve had some success growing lilacs in Alaska, but so far lavender has proved beyond my gardening acumen. Here’s a fragrance that combines the two in a delightful way. A special […]

Fragrance Friday: Lilac and Lavender


Have you ever had a facial and experienced the relaxing feeling that goes along with it? I have a strong memory of a facial I had years ago during which the aesthetician used a thick, dreamy almond-scented cream to massage my face. That memory prompted me to create this formula. […]

Honey Almond Deep Moisturizing Face Cream