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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







I love a good night serum for the face. We are going to do a 3-day study of this serum formula. We will be using the same ingredients each day, but we will change the percentages of the ingredients to see how the opacity, thickness, and so forth changes.Today we […]

Night Serum Day 1