Today we’ll reveal the final iteration of the diaper ointment. If you have been following along this week, I hope you’ve learned about how to test and tweak your formulas (whatever they may be) to get the product that you want. Since the increase in Lanolin in yesterday’s formula made […]

This Week We Focus On Creating the Best Diaper Ointment ...


Yesterday’s formula was a huge step closer to the balm I envision, but I still want to make some changes. Today we’ll increase the Lanolin from 5% to 7%. This will make a more viscous mixture. I also want to lighten the color by reducing the Seabuckthorn Fruit Oil to […]

This Week We Focus On Creating the Best Diaper Ointment ...


Today we’ll focus on the color of this ointment, being careful not to use anything that will cause skin irritation. Colorants or dyes are not a good choice here. Fortunately, some great oils can provide nice color as well as properties that add to the product’s efficacy. Seabuckthorn Fruit Oil […]

This Week We Focus On Creating the Best Diaper Ointment ...



Today we will work on refining our formula. After testing yesterday’s formula, it was clear that the too-strong odor and color were objectionable. Also, we want to make the formula a bit thicker. A product with the correct, good-quality ingredients can do all the work, and we don’t want to […]

This Week We Focus On Creating the Best Diaper Ointment ...


As soon as you have a baby, you will immediately find yourself worrying about the condition of his or her bottom. Diapers are marvelous things, but they do end up causing little bums to become irritated. We’re going to work on fixing that in this week-long series outlining the creation […]

This Week We Focus on Creating the Best Diaper Ointment ...


The December Soap Challenge Club’s theme is Black Tie Affair. Soapers must use black and white plus one accent color to create their masterpieces. Majestic Mountain Sage is sponsoring this month’s challenge, and we are very excited to do so! The creativity in the group is inspiring! I’m not entering […]

This Just In: December Soap Challenge Complete



Sponsorship of the December contest in the Soap Challenge Club has the whole Majestic Mountain Sage team excited to see what wonders will be produced. I’m making some soap, but I won’t be entering it in the contest. This is just for fun. CHOOSING A TECHNIQUE I’ve been thinking about […]

Mint Green Inspires a Design for Soap Challenge Club


We are very excited to be the sponsor of Soap Challenge Club’s December Contest! Don’t miss out! You can register here through December 2. The challenge this month is a theme called Black Tie Affair, and the soap must be black and white with just one accent color. Whether you’re […]

Don’t Miss December’s Soap Challenge Club Contest


I think I’m in love! Citrus and spice is a fantastic flavor combination, and look what we just did – we mixed up the flavors of cinnamon, cloves, tangerine, gave it a bit of sweetness, then we poured it into a lip balm tube! Introducing Spiced Tangerine Lip Balm! This […]

Make This Luxurious Spiced Tangerine Lip Balm In A Snap!



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Figuring out what kind of soap to make with a particular fragrance is sometimes simple, and other times, challenging. When I wanted to feature Cucumbers & Melons Fragrance Oil, I turned to the colors of the real deal to make a fresh and pretty soap. I like to match the […]

Want a Fresh Scent? Try Cucumbers & Melons!


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Who else loves to read fragrance descriptions? Who else wishes they could smell every one of them? Raise your hand with me! 🙂 It’s my pleasure to inform you that we’re happy to send fragrance samples with your order, because sometimes you just have to smell it yourself. It’s very […]

Anyone Else Love To Smell Enticing Fragrances?


Are you a tricker or a treater? I live so far off the beaten path that we don’t see any trick-or-treaters. However, you can be sure the streets in more populated areas will be swarming with little goblins and princesses. I have seen many friends putting together the coolest transformer […]

Happy Halloween!