Ginger Milk makes the list of favorite fragrances around here. It’s an exotic scent with notes of ginger flowers, nutmeg, bergamot, coriander, with the heart of peach, jasmine, ginger root, ending with hints of musk and sandalwood. Better than ginger ale. Better than ginger tea. It’s Ginger Milk! This fragrance […]

Fragrance Friday: Ginger Milk


Searching a calendar website for inspiration, I discovered that March 7-11 is National Foot Week. While the focus of the week is primarily foot health, pampering your tooties is never a bad thing. This week we will look at ways to make your feet feel great! This time around we’ll […]

Cinnamon Foot Soak


Searching a calendar website for inspiration, I discovered that March 7-11 is National Foot Week. While the focus of the week is primarily foot health, pampering your tootsies is never a bad thing. This week we will look at ways to make your feet feel great! Today we’ll make a […]

Luffa Sugar Foot Scrub



Searching a calendar website for inspiration, I discovered that March 7-11 is National Foot Week. While the focus of the week is primarily foot health, pampering your tooties is never a bad thing. This week we will look at ways to make your feet feel great! Today that looks like […]

Minty Foot Moisturizing Cream


I’m going to mix things up a bit this week and feature two similar fragrances. Intense Almond is one of those iconic fragrances that nearly everyone loves. It gives a down home, warm, wrap-you-in-comfort feeling. This is a good one to put in facial bars or luxurious body bars. Honey […]

Fragrance Friday: All The Almonds


We all know Shea Butter, but how familiar are you with Liquid Shea Oil? This was a new ingredient to me, so I decided to make a cream with it, adding Almond Butter and Squalane Butter to round out my formula. Liquid Shea Oil is a pretty greasy oil, but […]

Shea Oil & Squalane Cream



Aloe is a standard in skin care; I’ve never met an aloe-based product I didn’t like. Today I’ll make a lotion using our fantastic Aloe Vera Butter and some Macadamia Nut Oil to round out the formula. Aloe Butter is a softer oil that is just dreamy to use! Aloe […]

Aloe Vera Butter Lotion


I’m going to attempt a soap design, the One Pot Wonder, which was featured in the June 2020 Soap Challenge Club. The One Pot Wonder is made with at least 3 different colors (or shades of the same color). The design is accomplished by elevating one side of a soap […]

A Pretty ‘Oops’ Soap Design


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This winter has been hard on hands! Both my husband and I have cracked fingertips from dryness and cold. I set out to make a salve that would really nourish the skin and create an emollient barrier to allow these ouchy places to heal. I began with lanolin. There is […]

Extreme Lanolin Salve



Previously, we used Hemp Oil in a foot scrub. Today we’ll switch body parts and target the lips. Hemp Oil naturally contains a high level of vitamin E, which is wonderful on the skin. It also contains gamma linolenic acid, which has been shown in studies to increase barrier repair […]

Marvelous Mango Sugar Scrub


Have you ever sipped the nectar from a honeysuckle blossom? It’s been decades since I smelled a real honeysuckle, but our Honeysuckle Fragrance Oil takes me right back. I love it in soap, especially because it doesn’t accelerate! Here’s what our catalog has to say about Honeysuckle: “It is here! […]

Fragrance Friday: Honeysuckle


Unless you get weekly pedicures, it’s likely your feet could use a bit of TLC. This scrub will deliver! Join me as I make up a super quick luxurious foot scrub with an essential oil blend to tame foot odor and make your tootsies feel wonderful! Hemp Oil is such […]

Hemp Oil Foot Scrub