How to make an enfleurage: two lily blossoms in 2 bowls in oil. Cosmetic recipe

How to Make Your Own Enfleurage (extracting scent from flowers)

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An enfleurage is a method to extract the aroma of flowers into a usable oil base. This base can be used as-is, depending on your carrier oil of choice, or mixed into a formulation in the oil phase (again depending on the carrier base used). In this recipe we recommend using Babassu Oil or Coconut […]

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How to Make a Luxurious Orange Blossom Antioxidant Mask

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This luxurious orange blossom mask is rich in antioxidants from Vitamin C and Matcha, purifies with French Green Clay, and has a rich and amazing scent from Neroli (orange blossom). Using a facial mask on a regular basis will keep your skin soft, smooth, and pampered, and this mask is no exception. Follow along with […]

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Fixing your DIY Gels, Shampoos & Washes

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Do you need to fix your gel or wash? Adding too much essential oil or extract to your Gel or Shampoo & Body Wash can break the gel consistency turning your once thick and luscious wash into a runny liquid. It is possible to recover the gel consistency with the following method, however, it is […]

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How to Make a Surfactant-Free Body Wash Bar

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Solid bath products are very in–think shampoo bars and bath bombs. Today we have our own take: a cleansing and hydrating body wash bar rich in plant oils and gentle enough for sensitive skin. If you have a mold for this bar, you’re all set! This solid cleansing bar melts onto your skin like a […]

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Recipe: How to Make a Hibiscus Hydration Facial Serum

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Hibiscus is not only an amazing antioxidant ingredient for mature skin, but it also has a beautiful color and aroma. Combine that with the extreme hydration of hyaluronic acid and vegetable glycerin, along with powerful time fighting ingredients like OptiMSM and potassium azeloyl diglycenate, and your skin will look and feel radiant, youthful, and hydrated! […]

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How to Make DIY Glycerin Extracts for Skin Care Formulations

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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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Holiday Orange Spice Room Spray Recipe

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One of the best parts of the holidays is all the smells—pine, peppermint, spices. You want your home to evoke all the rich memories and favorite treats of the holidays, even if family is further away this year. This easy-to-make holiday spice room spray leaves your house and linens smelling warm and cozy for the […]

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Recipe for a DIY Relaxing Aromatherapy Spray

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We could all use a little relaxation these days, perhaps more than most! Reset and refresh your mood and your mind with this simple and easy-to-make aromatherapy spray! The acacia gum will not thicken, but it will solubilize the essential oils into the Body Linen Spray so no need to shake before use. Learn more […]

How To: Creative Ways to Package Your Soap Bars

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Handmade soap bars are only growing in popularity, but it can be hard to package them for sale or gifting. In this video Teeneke shows us step-by-step a variety of creative ways to package your soap bars. Swing by your local craft or art store for supplies, and then find creative ways to make your […]

Scenting Secrets of an Aromatherapist

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Click here to download our Scenting Guide Using essential oils to scent your skin and body care products is the simplest way to make them your own. It’s also a great way to extend your product offerings by changing the essential oil (EO) blend in a best-selling base. For example, you can start with our Thick Shampoo […]