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Here I am changing my recipe yet again to get the product that I want. Remember that you should never have to settle for anything! If you try a recipe and you like the basic ingredients but the viscosity, color, or texture isn’t quite what you wanted, change it! Today […]

Bottoms Up Day 4


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Today I am adding a different color to the baby ointment. I need to be careful not to use anything that will cause skin irritation, however. I chose Seabuckthorn Fruit Oil. It is a brilliant orange that intensely colors anything it is added to. Seabuckthorn also has some regenerative properties […]

Bottoms Up Day 3


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Today I am working on refining my first formulation for the Bottoms Up Balm. To recap yesterday’s notes, I need to reduce the peculiar odor and color and make the formula a little more viscous. To start, I am going to drop out the Neem Oil and reduce the percentage […]

Bottoms Up Day 2



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Do you have a baby or know someone who has a baby? Are you frustrated with the baby bottom ointments and creams available? As a mother, I know and understand these frustrations. The standard ointments available just do not seem to work well with a baby with sensitive skin, especially […]

Bottoms Up Day 1





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This is the type of recipe that I have been wanting to try for awhile now. I wanted to create a lip balm for dry lips that included Lanolin to see how it fairs. Lanolin is a product that is dear to my heart. I am a die-hard knitter, and […]

Dry Lips Balm