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How to Make a Soothing Colloidal Oatmeal Lotion

Written by: | February 25, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Oatmeal comes from a simple grain and yet this unsung hero of the grain world is bursting with vital nutrients such as manganese, phosphorus, copper, biotin, vitamin B1, magnesium, dietary fiber, chromium, and zinc. Oatmeal is versatile and amazing and is especially effective at soothing skin. If you’d like to learn more about oatmeal and […]

Recipe: Strawberry Mango Facial Serum

Written by: | February 18, 2021 | Leave a Comment

This simple, 3 ingredient serum is the perfect solution for those who want a simple, effective serum for day or nighttime use. The mango butter leaves skin soft and nourished and the strawberry oil absorbs quickly and imparts a divinely delicate scent. This recipe is simple and easy to make, and leaves a luxurious satin […]

Skincare 101 Part 4 – Skincare with Masks, Oils, & Shaving Products

Written by: | February 15, 2021 | one response

Masks Aren’t Just For a Pandemic! Using a facial mask (for skin care, not just health care!) on a regular basis will keep your skin soft, smooth, and oh-so-lovely. Use masks as advanced skincare to supplement your skincare routine. Quite simply, masks are fabulous for your face. Because masks provide an extra boost to keep […]

How to Make DIY Glycerin Extracts for Skin Care Formulations

Written by: | February 5, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Extracts are an amazing way to add color to your lotions, creams, washes, and soaps. You can get some amazing colors from the spices in your kitchen and Vegetable Glycerin is a great way to extract color, and you get all of the amazing benefits of glycerin! Think moisturized, soft, supple skin. Follow along as […]

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Skincare101 Part 2 – Balancing Skincare Basics

Written by: | February 3, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Let’s Face It 101 Part 2 – Balancing Skincare Basics Most of us need a little balance in our lives. And some of us need a lot of balancing! Our faces are one area, though, where we can apply a little outside help to our skincare practice to quickly achieve the smooth, calm, and radiant […]

Video Recipe: Salicylic Acid Serum

Written by: | January 29, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Salicylic acid is a great way to help combat chaotic skin issues. It helps to gently exfoliate and reveal our clearest, brightest skin! It’s also one of the most common ingredients in teenage skin care products, but it can work well for people of all ages. Here we have a serum recipe of moderate difficulty, […]

Drum Shipping Times

Written by: | January 26, 2021 | Leave a Comment

  For customers interested in ordering drum sizes (55 gallons): We’re thrilled you’re ordering drums! Our drums are on a made-to-order basis and we start production on them once your order is processed. For this reason they take longer to ship than most other sizes, and there are a few differences that are worth knowing: […]

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Recipe: How to Make a Ginger & Turmeric Balm

Written by: | January 21, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Ginger and turmeric are a powerful combination for healthy looking, even-toned skin. This easy-to-make balm absorbs quickly and leaves skin soft and supple. Follow along in the video and check out written instructions below. Equipment You’ll Need: Hot plate or stove top Stick blender (high sheer blender) Scale Ingredients: MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) – 0.67 […]

Skincare 101 Part 1 – Pampering Mature Skin

Written by: | January 9, 2021 | 2 responses

Whether we’re smiling, laughing, crying or puzzling, our faces deserve the best skin care regime we can follow. Nurturing our faces also lifts our mind and spirit along the way.

Recipe: Winter Lip Serum

Written by: | January 8, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Hyaluronic Acid is an amazing humectant able to hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water. This helps to draw moisture into lips for hydration; the castor and plum oils help to keep it there! Learn more about Hyaluronic Acid in this blog, and watch Teeneke guide us through this recipe step by step […]