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Jan
04

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe


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White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe DoneWhite Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe 

Try out this Natures Garden White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe and experience some well deserved tranquility and stress relief. I’d say that after the holiday season we’re all looking for a little bit of time to relax and unwind. No matter how wonderful the season has been, that much excitement is enough to ware out even the most energetic people. It’s time to start the New Year off right with a little time to yourself to shed some of last years stress. So, run yourself a nice warm bath and let these white chocolate scented bath melts delight your sense of smell with the sweet scent of white chocolate as the oils nourish your skin from head to toe. Because what’s a better way to relax than a bath? Just sit back, relax, and feel your stress slowly melt away.

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Ingredients Available From Natures Garden

Mango Butter

Apricot Kernel Oil

Beeswax White Pastilles

White Chocolate Fragrance Oil

White Chocolate Wafers – 12 oz

Silicone Soap Mold -24 Brownie Bites

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Equipment You Will Need

A Scale

A Bowl

A Spatula

A Medium Pot

A Large Pot

A Stove Top

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Total Weights Needed

224 grams of Mango Butter

15 grams of Apricot Kernel Oil

13 grams of  Beeswax White Pastilles

4 grams of White Chocolate Fragrance Oil

5 of the White Chocolate Wafers – 12 oz

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Preparing Your Working Area 

Before you begin creating your bath melts you should make sure that the area you will be working in is clean. Also, make sure you have an available stove within your working area that is clean. Additionally, make sure that your equipment, such as pots, a bowl, and a brownie bites mold, have been sanitized well. If you don’t clean your mold before you being the recipe, your mixture may cool before you can get a chance to pour. Further, you may want to start thinking about how you are going to package your finished bath melts. The recipe will create a total of twelve brownie bite sized bath melts, so be prepared with enough packaging.

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Weighing Your Ingredients 

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe WeighInitially, you are going to want to weigh your mango butter, apricot kernel oil, beeswax, and white chocolate wafers into a medium sized bowl. Set the units of your scale to grams, set your bowl on the scale, and tare the weight of your bowl. Now, you can measure the 224 grams of mango butter. You will want to tare after adding this butter and continue to tare between your future additions. Weigh out 15 grams of Apricot Kernel Oil, 13 grams Beeswax White Pastilles, and five of your white chocolate wafers. We be melting all of the ingredients on the stove top.

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Melting Your Ingredients 

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe MeltNext, we are going to use your two differently sized pots to create a double boiler. The double boiling method of melting is useful for preventing your ingredients in the mixture from scorching, which could ruin the recipe. So, lets begin!

Initially, we will go over how to create and correctly use a double boiler to melt the ingredients. First, fill your larger pot with some water. I’d suggest filling the pot with about a fourth of the way up with water.  This amount can be adjusted after you can see how the water level rises with the addition of the smaller pot. Now, you can take the medium sized pot and place that into the water of the larger pot. If your water level looks like it is high enough that the water could boil over into the smaller pot, then pour out some water. On the other hand, if your smaller pot White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Liquidbarely touches the water level, then you may want to increase your water level. Further, if you notice later on that the water is getting too close to the rim of the medium sized pot, you can remove the pot and readjust the water levels.

After you have adjusted the water, you can now take your previously measured ingredients and add them to the medium pot. Finally, you will boil the water until your mixture is liquid. You must watch carefully to make sure the water in the larger pot doesn’t boil over into your oils in the smaller pot as it could ruin your bath melt recipe.

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Scenting Your Bath Melts

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe BowlFirst, I would recommend transferring the mixture out of the pot. The pot is likely too hot to place on your scale and may keep your mixture too hot for you to add fragrance oil as well. Therefore, I would recommend that you take your newly melted ingredients and return the mixture to the bowl that you weighed these ingredients prior to melting. Afterward, we can add the fragrance oil to the mixture.

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe FragranceNext, we are going to add 4 grams of our White Chocolate Fragrance Oil to the mix of ingredients . However, the oils may be too hot and could burn off the scent. So, use your own discretion to determine the right time to add the fragrance oil. Once the fragrance oil is included, we’ll mix thoroughly yet quickly. Now, get ready to pour the mixture into our brownie bites mold.

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Pouring Into Your Mold

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Pour

Finally, we are going to pour the mixture into the 24 – brownie bites mold. You should be able to create twelve full bath melt squares with this recipes. Once all of the batter has been poured give the melts some time to set up undisturbed. Later, you can move the mold into the freezer. However, you need to make sure the bath melts are set up enough to move. If you are deciding whether to move the mold and aren’t sure if it is time, I’d recommend waiting a bit longer to prevent a potential disaster. Waiting longer before you move the bath melts to the freezer can’t hurt the recipe, but not waiting long enough could make a mess of your bath and body creation. Once you remove the brownie bites mold from your freezer you can remove your bath melts from the mold. Finally, enjoy your scrumptious white chocolate bath melts!

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Packaging Your Finished Bath Melts

Before packaging you should be aware that the bath melts can begin to melt in your hand. Be sure not to handle the melts too much. Additionally, the place you intend to store your bath melts shouldn’t exceed room temperature as the bath melts will likely melt this way as well. While melting doesn’t necessarily ruin the product, it will make transferring the bath melt to the bath tub more difficult.

While there is no one specific way to package your bath melts, I would recommend that you use  something that would require a minimal amount of touching and/or holding your finished bath melts. However, as long as your bath melts are packaged well enough to avoid getting dirty and haven’t melted entirely in your hand, then your product should be fine. The white chocolate bath melts that I had created were saved in a zip lock bag and stored at room temperature  for the time being, but feel free to use any method of storage that you have available.

White Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe Using Your Finished Bath Melts 

Once you have a nice, warm bath running, place just one of your bath melts under the running water of your tub. Including the bath melt while your bath is filling up will allow the oils to disperse more evenly throughout the bath water. The bath melts may make your tub slippery, you should be safe and use caution while getting in and out of the tub. 

Adding more than a single bath melt to your tub could create a very slippery situation. While it may feel like it couldn’t hurt to use a few more of these little bath melts, remember it is always possible to have too much of a good thing. In this instance, adding multiple bath melts will cause there to be an excess of oils in your bath tub. All of this excess oil from these extra bath melts can sink to the bottom of your tub and have the potential to make your tub very slippery. While you still need to be cautious stepping in and out of the tub with a single bath melt, it is far less slippery than if you were to use more than a single bath melt. You’ll only need a single melt to notice the delicious white chocolate scent and feel a difference in your skin. So, it would be wasteful to use more bath melts than you need at one time. Plus, since you are saving all those extra bath melts, you can take even more baths with these delightful white chocolate bath melts!

Dec
17

Cane Sugar Cookie Fragrance


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Cane Sugar Cookie FragranceCane Sugar Cookie Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Spotlight

Cane Sugar Cookie Fragrance Oil is available at Natures Garden.  This vanilla fragrance will allow you to scent your home with the aroma of freshly baked cookies, without the mess to clean up in the kitchen.  Cane Sugar cookie scent has been described by our customers as a very pleasant fragrance with a lovely, soft scent.  One customer states, “This one really comes alive after it cures a day! Nice throw hot and cold. Unique.”  This customer also went on to say that they will be adding this one to their fragrance line. This bakery aroma of  sugary sweetness is one fragrance oil that will have your clients coming back for seconds!

What Does Cane Sugar Cookie Fragrance Oil Smell Like? 

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is just Yummy!  The aromatic combination of just the right top notes of cane sugar, butter, and rum; followed by middle notes of caramel and vanilla extract; sitting on a dry base note of vanilla sugar. An NG Original Fragrance! 

Top Notes:  butter, cane sugar, rum
Mid Notes:  heliotrope, caramel, vanilla extract
Base Notes:  vanilla sugar, baked cookie

How Do Our Customers Use Cane Sugar Cookie Fragrance Oil?

For candle crafters and home scenters,  this bakery delight is a huge hit.  The maximum usage for homemade candles is 10%.  When doing projects like making scented incense the maximum recommended usage is 50%, and for homemade cleaning products the maximum usage is 5%.  Our customers have used Cane Sugar Cookie Fragrance Oil in Natures Garden’s Pillar of Bliss Wax to make amazing homemade wax tarts or wax potpourri.  Our suggestion for coloring, there is no suggested coloring as it is beautiful the way it is.  This fragrance oil performs perfectly in Joy wax, Wow wax, and is nice and strong in soy wax.  It is also nice and strong in homemade room scents such as aroma beads, reed diffusers, incense and potpourri.

As for the homemade bath and body products, the maximum recommended usage rate for our Cane Sugar Cookie fragrance oil is 5%.  Our cold process soap testing results shows that this bakery scent pours perfectly with no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation while maintaining good scent retention.  Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil will discolor to a milk chocolate.  The vanillin content is 7% for this fragrance oil.  Vanilla White Color stabilizer may help prevent discoloration due to vanilla.  However, there are 40 or more ingredients used used when manufacturing fragrance oils that may lead to discoloration of body products.  Just like with our candle coloring suggestion, we suggest no color for your homemade bath and body products.  This sweet fragrance is amazing in homemade melt and pour soap, bath oils, sugar scrubs, lotions, and more.

Nature’s Garden Cane Sugar Cookie aroma will keep them guessing as to whether or not you have delicious sugar cookies right from the oven just waiting to be eaten.  To order this vanilla cookie scent, just go to the search bar on Natures Garden web site and type in “cane sugar cookie fragrance oil” and It will take you directly to the page to place order today!

Feb
24

Gourmet Dark Chocolate Scent


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Gourmet Dark Chocolate Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Easter is just around the corner! And you know what that means…it’s time for chocolate and chocolate, and oh did I mention chocolate? It’s time to stock up on everything chocolate for all the kiddos out there! While they’re sure to go crazy with chocolatey goodness, our Gourmet Dark Chocolate scent is the perfect chocolate scent for all you grown-ups out there! This fragrance will fill your home with the delicious aroma of dark chocolate! It’s the perfect way to get your chocolate fix without having to worry about the calories!

 

What Does Gourmet Dark Chocolate Smell Like?

Gourmet Dark Chocolate by Nature’s Garden is the slightly bitter, rich aroma of yummy gourmet dark chocolate!

 

How Do Our Customers Use Gourmet Dark Chocolate Fragrance Oil?

Our Gourmet Dark Chocolate scent is the perfect fragrance to have wafting the smell of delicious dark chocolate all through your home. It is sure to make yours and your family’s taste buds go insane! For all the candle makers out there, this scent is absolutely perfect for you! It works perfectly in joy wax and wow wax, as well as performing nice and strong in soy wax! If you’re into making your own potpourri and incense recipes, our Gourmet Dark Chocolate scent has a maximum usage rate of 50%! Easily fill your home with this yummy scent by using to make some nice and strong homemade aroma beads!

For bath and body products, our Gourmet Dark Chocolate scent has a maximum usage rate of 5%. Some common bath and body products that can include this amazing fragrance are perfumes, soaps, bath gels, bath oils, and lotions. This fragrance does have a vanillin content of 2%, so just be careful when using it in your products. It may tend to discolor your homemade bath and body products and soaps. Just make sure to test is thoroughly before using this scent in any of your finished products. For all the cold process makers out there, our Gourmet Dark Chocolate scent is just what you never knew you needed! Our cold process results are: there is no acceleration, as well as no ricing and no separation! This fragrance has a perfect pour, however it does discolor products to a milk chocolate color. When used in cold process soaps, this fragrance has the perfect chocolate scent!

 

Our Gourmet Dark Chocolate scent is the perfect chocolate fix you’ve always needed! With this scent flowing your home, all of your guests are sure to think they have just stepped into their own personal chocolate factory! But hold on, because this fragrance just keeps getting better and better! We offer many wonderful free classes and recipes here at Nature’s Garden, and our Gourmet Chocolate Bath Melts are actually made with our delicious Gourmet Dark Chocolate fragrance! They’re the perfect way to make your relaxing bath time smell absolutely yummy! How much better can this fragrance get? Enjoy this amazing fragrance! Please don’t hesitate to contact us here at Nature’s Garden with any thoughts, concerns, or questions you may have and watch out for more Enlightened by Layla!

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Oct
07

Calendula


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calendula Calendula

Hello everybody! Are you getting ready for Halloween? Have your own little ghosts and goblins chosen their costumes yet? I can’t believe Halloween is only weeks away! Well, for all you crafters out there, are you looking for a good natural herb to include in your soaps or bath melts? Have you tried calendula? Calendula is a great herb that is more commonly known as the marigold flower. It can be used in many different industries such as cosmetics and soaping. So get ready, calendula is pretty awesome and would be a great addition to future projects!

Calendula is a very well known therapeutic herb. The word is a modern Latin diminutive of calendae which means “little calendar” or “little clock.” The flower goes along with its name because it usually blooms every month or every full moon. Another name for it is “Mary’s Gold,” referring to the Virgin Mary. Some Catholic ceremonies use the flower as a way to honor her. The flower is typically bright yellow, orange or gold. In existence, there are over 100 varieties of calendula. Egyptians considered it to have rejuvenating powers. It possesses anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties and is a big help with keeping skin smooth and healthy. Calendula is used in many industries such as bath and body products. It is great for people who suffer from varicose veins. After applying calendula to the affected areas for a few weeks, the veins have been known to shrink down. It also helps with dermatitis and acne problems. It also helps to heal minor cuts and bruising as well as some bug bites and stings and even burns. Here’s a cool use, if you use calendula as a hair product, it helps to improve your hair’s shine and makes it softer. It also will bring out blonde or brunette highlights!

This herb is a great ingredient for cold process soap. In fact, we have a recipe here at Nature’s Garden for Calendula Sunshine Cold Process Soap. Not only can it be used in soaps, calendula can also be used a decorative element for soaps. We also have a great recipe for Calendula Bath Melts. We also sell Calendula Flowers Powder and even whole Calendula Flowers. On our homepage, if you just type Calendula into our search bar it will take you right to a page titled “Search Results for Calendula.” All of our recipes and products with calendula are right there available for purchase. Did you know that in the 18th and 19th centuries calendula was used to color cheese? Neither did I! Neat though, right? However, here at Nature’s Garden we only sell calendula for external purposes only, not for food. And please do not take my blog as medical advice! Always make sure to ask your doctor before using anything as a substitute for medical treatment!

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Have I convinced you that calendula is just pure awesome! There are so many different uses for it, even in food! Did you know that marigold leaves are completely edible? Some people use them on a salad as garnish to spruce up the color! It was even once used as a dye for fabrics! Now come on, this product is purely awesome, make sure to add it to your future projects and watch out for more Enlightened by Layla!

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Aug
14

Chocolate Bath Melts


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bath melts recipeChocolate Bath Melts

Chocolate; it melts in your mouth.  Now it can melt in your bath!  Let the rich smell of gourmet chocolate consume your bathroom as the natural oils leave a silky smooth softness.  A truly “guilt free” experience.  These organic chocolate bath melts are made with luxurious shea butter, mango butter, cocoa butter, and real organic chocolate.  So be your own chocolatier and use this fantastic recipe today!

Ingredients:

57 grams Shea Butter
57 grams Mango Butter
113 grams Cocoa Butter Deodorized 
6 grams White Beeswax
3 grams Cocoa Powder Organic
2 grams Gourmet Dark Chocolate Fragrance Oil

 

Other Ingredients & Equipment You’ll Need:

Candy Sampler Mold from FlexibleMolds.com

Directions:

1.   Weigh out all of the beeswax and butters.

2.   Using a double boiler, start by melting the butters and beeswax.  Melt the ingredients completely.  Do not to get your oils too hot, or you can ruin them.

3.  Once melted, add your cocoa powder and mix thoroughly.  You want the herb to be completely incorporated throughout the entire melted mixture.  This will ensure that the color is evenly mixed throughout your finish product.

4.  Next, add your fragrance oil and stir.

5.  Now, pour mixture into your molds.

6.  Once they have setup enough to move, place it in the freezer for 30 mins.

7.  Remove the melts from the mold.

8.  Place one Gourmet Chocolate Melt into the tub under warm running water.  You will only need one bath melt.

Caution: Your bath tub might be slippery from all of the butters once the bath melt has melted. Please note:  These bath melts will begin to melt just from physical contact with the skin.  It is not advised to ship these during the hotter temperature months.

These chocolate bath melts also make wonderful gifts for your friends and family. So, share your homemade chocolate bath melts with the people you love.

If you would like to view other fabulous recipes formulated by the Creative Team at Natures Garden, please visit our Free Recipes & Classes page of our website.  All of our recipes have been created and tested by our staff so that you can create awesome products right from the start.  Plus, all of our products are priced at wholesale; saving you money on every purchase.

 

 

Matthew Ward
Natures Garden
www.naturesgardencandles.com

Oct
11

Berry Bewitching Bath Brew Recipe


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Jenny1Here at Natures Garden, we are currently having an employee challenge.  For this spotlight challenge, we have asked each staff member to choose one of their favorite Natures Garden’s fragrance oils and create a project pertaining to that fragrance.  

Yet, another week has passed and we all know what that means!  It is time to get super excited to see this week’s Spotlight Creation.  Jenny, who has only worked for Natures Garden a few months, was the lucky Natures Garden employee selected for this week, and her spotlight creation is cleverly called “Berry Bewitching Bath Brew“.

Jenny is no newbie when it comes to crafting.  She enjoys spending her free time using jewelry crafting as her creative outlet.  Although, she enjoys beaded jewelry; her passion involves making jewelry with glamorous gemstones- adding a little bling to life.Bath-Brew1

When she is not designing beautiful jewelry, Jenny likes to spend time with her family.  Jenny is a newly married wife and also has a daughter.  She and her husband Scott will be celebrating their 1st year anniversary this Sunday.

Jenny, who has the sign Cancer, enjoys being outdoors.  She is a nature lover and animal lover too!

When it comes to leisure time, Jenny enjoys reading.  Her favorite author right now is Dan Brown.  Jenny thinks he is a great author because it’s a combo of “history, mystery, and a little bit of action.  It’s fun.”  Besides Dan Brown books, she has quite a collection of books in her personal library-sci fi, horror, and mystery.  But, she has a special liking for culture, history, and especially genealogy.

Jenny also enjoys listening to cultured music, and is patiently waiting for the new season of The Walking Dead to start.

Jenny loves the color purple and when it comes to Jenny’s life motto she reinvented an age ole adage:  “Knowledge is empowerment!”

For complete instructions for Jenny’s Spotlight Creation, click here or view it under Natures Garden’s free classes and recipes section of the website.

May
17

Candles and Wax Dipped Critters


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fragrance oilsWhat’s your name & Your Company Name:  Creatively Handcrafted

Why did you decide to go into business?  What was your motivation?  How long have you been in business?  I started candle making over 12 years ago as just a hobby.  I love candles and wanted to give it a try.  I enjoyed making candles, however, life got in the way & I ending up taking a hiatus for about 5 years.  Only making candles for certain people.  I recently restarted with a whole new look, new name and all new candles.

What products do you make and sell?  I make all types of candles as well as wax dipped critters.  Recently I have tried my hand at some soap making & bath melts.  Thanks to Natures Garden for the recipes and ideas to try.

What are your business goals?  My new goals are to build my business with regular repeat customers.  I want to provide a quality product that people can enjoy just as much as I did when I created it.  I am currently working full time trying to get my business restarted.

What are some products you use from Natures Garden; what are your favorite products from Natures Garden?  I always get my fragrances from Natures Garden.  I find that they are reasonably priced and always excellent quality.  I recently purchased items for bath melts.  I would have never even thought of trying to make anything else but with the recipes it seemed too easy not to try.  I can’t say that I have a favorite because I have not received anything I didn’t like.

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Apr
29

Hand Crafted with Fragrance Oils


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fragrance oils1.  What’s your name & Your Company Name:  Sudz ‘N’ Scentz

2.  Why did you decide to go into business?  What was your motivation?  How long have you been in business? : I went into business because I enjoy what I do and people enjoy the products that I make. I strive to make a better product with every new batch I make. I have been in business for a year or so now.

3.  What products do you make and sell?  I sell soaps. Body scrubs, bath bombs, bath melts, Sea salt and sugar scrubs, candles, everything is hand made; candles are soy.

4.  What are your business goals?  My goals are to make products that are used in homes everyday. And to keep a fresh friendly sales environment.

5.  What are some products you use from Natures Garden; what are your favorite products from Natures Garden?  I use a lot of your fragrances. Bite Me Fragrance Oil, NG Aqua di Gio Type Fragrance Oil, NG Loving Spell Fragrance Oil, Blood Orange Fragrance Oil, FUN Soap Colorants, Sweet Almond Oil, Castor Oil, and much more. All your products are great and easy to use thank you for the info you  put up about all your products too.

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