Seems like my life is full of babies at the moment, and that makes me think of soap that smells amazing – exactly like baby powder! Try our Baby Powder Fragrance Oil! A classic baby powder scent including subtle cedar, rose, and ylang ylang. Always recognized and requested! Baby shower […]

Fragrance Friday: Baby Powder

Let’s make soap with a little help from our friends, the bees! This batch of soap will contain beeswax and honey. Honey is a natural humectant, drawing moisture to your skin. It also increases lather. That’s a good thing, because beeswax can cut the soap’s lathering ability. Keep beeswax usage […]

Honey and Beeswax Soap

It’s time to think about winter and the holiday season! Soon we’ll be having the opportunity to market our products at craft shows geared toward the holidays. Let’s make sure you’re ready! It is especially important to get soaps made now so they have adequate time to cure before being […]

Prep now for winter and holidays

Today I’m going to put together a super simple formula for a lip balm with two of my favorite flavors: Cocoa and Vanilla. There’s something so classic about these two flavors. I think of chocolate vanilla twist ice cream cones, vanilla cake with chocolate frosting, and the hint of vanilla […]

Cocoa Vanilla Lip Balm

Today we’ll create a lotion using our wonderful Milk Protein to make it extra luscious. Milk Protein will be the star of the show, but we’ll need some oils and butters to be the supporting cast. Let’s rummage around in the cabinet and see what’s available. Handcrafted Shea Butter is […]

Luscious Milk Lotion

The first product I’m going to make with our new Milk Protein is a hair conditioner. Milk Protein is fabulous for hair! Check out this list of things it can do: promote a smooth, sleek finish; helps deal with flyaway hair; protective properties; increased hydration and elasticity; easier to comb […]

Hair Conditioning Milk

We are very excited to introduce our newest product, Hydrolyzed Milk Protein! What can this protein do for you? Probably the most exciting thing is it brings all the benefits of milk to your creations without the problems that would occur if you used actual milk! You can make milk […]

Single Ingredient Focus: Hydrolyzed Milk Protein

We’ve been working on some reformulations of fragrances, and five of them have returned to our catalog! Welcome back Old West, Jacob, Cucumber & Aloe, Cucumber Fragrance Oil, and Tuberose! Old West is a fantastic blend of fragrant firewood, dry brush, saddle leather, and a hint of tobacco. You can […]

Fragrance Friday: Five Fabulous Fragrances Are Back!

Adding any type of clay to cold process soap creates a bar that has an amazing amount of slip and glide. Clay soaps make great shaving soaps! It’s also fun to use colored clays to add a natural color to your soap. I’m going to use Morocco Red Clay in […]

Morocco Red Clay Soap

The other day I noticed the teats on my goats’ udders are feeling chapped. It’s definitely time to make a balm to correct that problem. Chamomile to the rescue! As I was contemplating a formula for Chamomile Balm, I realized it would be a wonderful lip balm as well, so […]

All-Purpose Chamomile Balm

Isn’t aloe just the best thing for skin? It has so many positive properties! Let’s make a luxurious face cream featuring Aloe Vera Butter and Aloe Extract. Aloe Vera Butter is a softer oil that is just dreamy to use! Aloe has been infused into coconut oil, and this makes […]

Aloe Face Cream

Yesterday we learned about the concept behind oil cleansing. Today we will look at some recipes for different skin types. Oily skin can benefit from a simple combination of 30% Castor Oil and 70% Sunflower Oil. For normal skin, back off the Castor Oil to 20%, and use 80% Sunflower […]

Oil Cleansing For Your Skin Type