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May
18

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe


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Margarita Salt Scrub RecipeMargarita Salt Scrub Recipe

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe is a great foaming body scrub created by Natures Garden. Not only is this recipe scented with the delicious Margarita Fragrance Oil, but this salt scrub is amazing for dry skin! The oils and butters included in this scrub are nourishing and skin loving. So, scrub away the dead skin and the skin that stays behind to lovely kinds of oils and butters, such as Jojoba Oil or Mango Butter. It also uses SCI to give the scrub a little foaming action. Plus, this scrub is a bright, fun lime green color. Overall this recipe is very fun, yet still a super effective salt scrub!

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe Ingredients Available From Natures Garden

Coconut Oil – 76

Avocado Oil

Mango Butter

Shea Butter

Jojoba Oil

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate – SCI

Vitamin E Oil

Emulsifying Wax Traditional

Beeswax White Pastilles

Margarita Fragrance Oil

Optiphen – Preservative

Lemon Peel Powder

Dead Sea Salt Fine Ground

Vegetable Glycerin

FUN Soap Colorant Lime Green

4 oz. Clear PET Jar

White Dome Lid Smooth 58/400

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe Other Ingredients and Equipment Needed

A Scale

Two Medium Mixing Bowls

A Small Mixing Bowl

Mixing Spoon

Spatula

Stove Top

Medium Size Pot

Small Size Pot

A Thermometer

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe Total Weights For Ingredients

136 grams of Coconut Oil – 76

113 grams of Avocado Oil

74 grams of Mango Butter

62 grams of Shea Butter

20 grams of Jojoba Oil

121 grams of Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate – SCI

5 grams of Vitamin E Oil

50 grams of Emulsifying Wax Traditional

12 grams of Beeswax White Pastilles

20 grams of Margarita Fragrance Oil

5 grams of Optiphen – Preservative

2 grams of Lemon Peel Powder

630 grams of Dead Sea Salt Fine Ground

14 grams of Vegetable Glycerin

15 drops of FUN Soap Colorant Lime Green

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe Clean and Sanitize

Before you begin, you will want to make sure everything is sanitized and ready to use for your craft. First, make sure all that the stove and counter top are cleaned off. This ensures that you will have plenty of room to create this scrub. Also, gather all of your equipment and make sure to sanitize every last piece. Further, consider wearing gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net to keep your skin and recipe safe throughout this process.

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe Making the Double Boiler

Now, you will want to know how to create a double boiler before we begin creating this scrub recipe. If you already know how to create this melting contraption, then feel free to begin the recipe. However, those that aren’t sure how to put this together can read through a brief yet detailed instruction on how to create a double boiler with two household pots. Further, the double boiler is crucial to preventing your butters and oils from scorching, which makes it important to know how to make this device.

Initially, you will find your small pot and your medium pot. The larger pot will contain the boiling water and the smaller pot will contain the ingredients that you intend to melt. First, add about an inch of water to the medium pot to start. Then, place your smaller pot inside the medium pot. You will need to adjust the water level so that it is at least touching the bottom of the small pot, but the water can’t be high enough where it could boil over into the melting oils or butters. Finally, you can turn on the stove top and add your ingredients to the small pot.

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe Melting The Oils and ButtersMargarita Salt Scrub Recipe Melting The Oils and Butters

First, you are going to be melting the necessary oils and butters for this recipe. So, find a scale and tare the weight of one of your mixing bowls. Now, weigh 136 grams of Coconut Oil – 76, 113 grams of Avocado Oil, 74 grams of Mango Butter, 62 grams of Shea Butter, 50 grams of Emulsifying Wax Traditional, 20 grams of Jojoba Oil, and 12 grams of Beeswax White Pastilles into one of your mixing bowls. Next, you can add these ingredients to your previously prepared double boiler. Make sure to occasionally stir as your ingredients melt to ensure that they don’t burn.

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe Adding Ingredients After Melting Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe Adding Ingredients After Melting

After your oils and butters melt,  you will be creating your colorant to add into the mix. So, weigh out 2 grams of Lemon Peel Powder and 14 grams of Vegetable Glycerin into your small mixing bowl. Then, add the 15 drops of the Lime Green FUN Soap Colorant. Mix the ingredients in this small bowl well enough to incorporate everything and create a paste consistency. Finally, allow the oils and butters to cool to about 120 degrees Fahrenheit and add the colorant paste to your melted oils and butters. Again, mix this well.

Also, you will be adding a few of the remaining ingredients to your mixture. So, weigh 5 grams of Optiphen Preservative, 5 grams of Vitamin E Oil, 121 grams of Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, and 20 grams of Margarita Fragrance Oil. Now, stir this mixture to incorporate everything that has been added.

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe Adding the Dead Sea Salt

Next, you will be adding the finely ground dead sea salt to your initial mixture of all the other ingredients. So, retrieve a second medium mixing bowl and your gram scale. Tare the bowl weight and weigh out 680 grams of the Dead Sea Salt Fine Ground into the new, clean mixing bowl. Then, pour your liquid mixture into your weighed dead sea salt. Also, you should be mixing to incorporate as your pour. Once everything is mixed together well, move on to the next step.

Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe Finishing Touches on the Scrub

After everything is mixed together, it is time to finish up making this salt scrub. First, let your finished scrub cool to room temperature. Next, gather your 4 oz. PET jars and get them ready for transfer. So, scoop up your scrub with your spatula and fill up each of your eight jars. Also, you could pour the scrub into your jars if that method feels more comfortable. Finally, you are ready to add your dome lids. Now, your salt scrub is complete and ready for your to use!

May
09

20 Easy Crafts for Adults


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20 Easy Crafts for Adults20 Easy Crafts for Adults

Get ready for an amazing list of 20 easy crafts for adults! Whether you are looking for a fun way to pass the time by yourself or trying to find a way to spice up a girls night in, we have some great crafting ideas that anyone could do. This list includes unique recipes straight from the Natures Garden website, so you can click on the link to see the step by step instructions for any of the recipes shown below. We have facial recipes, room scenting crafts, recipes for lip care, and various creations that are perfect for a relaxing soak in the tub. No matter what you would like to create, we are confident you will find a recipe to create something that you will truly enjoy making and using!

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Barney Stone Soap Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Barney Stone Soap Recipe

Melt and pour soap is the easiest way to make your White Tea & Ginger Type Fragrance Oil scented soap. This craft creatively uses a few different colors of melt and pour soap to make a gorgeous stone. It is an imperfectly perfect recipe, so running layers and odd cuts can still lead to a very pretty designed stone soap!

 

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Firming Facial Mask Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Firming Facial Mask Recipe

Facials are fun to do and great for your skin. So, creating and using homemade facials would be perfect for craft night! This recipe uses a variety of natural cleansers and gentle moisturizers, which will leave this more sensitive skin feeling its absolute best.

 

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Hydrangea Candle Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Hydrangea Candle Recipe

Get ready for the easiest candle recipe ever! Its a fun, simple way to create unique and gorgeous candles. Simply color the granulated Pillar of Bliss Wax and scoop the wax into your jars. Plus, this candle is scented with Hydrangea Heaven Fragrance Oil, which is perfect for this candle.

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Tranquility Bath Melts Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Tranquility Bath Melts Recipe

Bath melts are a wonderful idea for a craft that has a calming aroma as well as moisturizing oil. This allows you to relax with the calming scent of Tranquil Oasis Fragrance Oil while your skin absorbs some oils and butters that are amazing for skin.

 

20 Easy Crafts for Adults Natural Lipstick Recipe

Check out a simple craft that is perfect for ladies night in. This recipe uses an all natural lip balm base to create the easiest possible recipe for homemade lipstick. Plus, everyone can choose their own shade of lip balm tint for their batch of twenty five lip sticks.

 

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Freshly Ground Coffee Bath Bombs20 Easy Crafts for Adults Freshly Ground Coffee Bath Bombs

We combined two well loved adult activities to create the best possible craft for grown-ups. This recipe takes everything we love about baths with the only thing good about the morning and creates an absolute masterpiece. Even better, this recipe uses Fresh Brewed Coffee- ORIGINAL Fragrance Oil, which smells just like the real thing!  Our Freshly Brewed Coffee Bath Bombs not only use skin loving oils, it also uses real coffee grounds.

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Scented Markers Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Scented Markers Recipe

While scented markers may seem a bit like a kids craft, it is very much a craft for all ages. Coloring is a fun and calming activity that is perfect for someone stressed out. Simply add some calming fragrances to markers, grab an adult coloring book, and take a break from your life and the problems that come with it. Further, we have matched Pink Sugar Type Fragrance Oil, Blue Sugar Type Fragrance Oil, Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Fragrance Oil, Berry Bewitching Brew Fragrance Oil, Frosted Lime Cupcake Fragrance Oil, NG Aqua di Gio Type Fragrance Oil, Jelly Bean Fragrance Oil, French Lavender Fragrance Oil, Honey Vanilla Love Dust Fragrance Oil, and Australian Bamboo Grass Fragrance Oil with colors that seem like the best fit for the scent.

20 Easy Crafts for Adults Bling Lip Gloss Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Bling Lip Gloss Recipe

There is nothing better than homemade lip balm. It’s soft, nourishing, natural, and this one tastes like Strawberry Sorbet Flavoring. In addition, you can bling it up to give it a beautiful shimmer. Plus, this recipe is very easy! It is a perfect craft If you have a group filling the tubes, then the recipe goes by fairly quickly, too.

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Chocolate Blossom Cookie Wax Tart Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Chocolate Blossom Cookie Wax Tart Recipe

If you have a wax tart warmer, then you may be interested in this cute craft. This recipe uses a couple molds for your candle wax, which allows you to create cookie shaped wax tarts that smell absolutely delicious due to the Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil!

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Metallic Kiss Soap Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Metallic Kiss Soap Recipe

Even though melt and pour soap is easy, it doesn’t mean that it can’t look gorgeous! Simply pop the soap base in the microwave, add the ingredients, and pour into the lips mold to get lovely soaps. Plus, this craft uses shimmery diamond dust mica and 24 K gold mica to add some extra glam to a pretty pink soap, You Sexy Thing You Fragrance Oil for a perfect scent and some perfectly chosen colorants.  While we have a variety of tested color combinations, but the steps remain just that simple.

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Odor Eliminator Room and Body Spray Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Odor Eliminator Room and Body Spray Recipe

Out of all the crafts, this recipe is likely the quickest and easiest. Simply use the our odor eliminator base, add the fragrance, and add it to the aluminium spray bottles. After that you’ll have a great room spray that removes and replaces undesirable aromas with the scent of Fresh Pear Fragrance Oil all throughout your home.

30 Crafts for Adults Mandarin Mango Bubble Bar Recipe20 Crafts for Adults Mandarin Mango Bubble Bar Recipe

Try out a fizzy recipe with the Mango and Mandarins Fragrance Oil that is perfect for the bath! Bubble bars are just as great as bath bombs, the only difference is the shape. Instead of using a circular mold, this recipe is rolled like a pumpkin roll would be. So, baking pros will definitely know how to work with this recipe.

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Zebra Print Soap Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Zebra Print Soap Recipe

Create some homemade soap that has a bit more sass and glam than a typical bar. Not only is this soap zebra stripped, but it uses the sassy Bite Me Fragrance Oil. Just use some melt and pour soap base and allow it to cool at an angle to create a bar of zebra print soap.

20 Easy Crafts for Adults Strawberry Cheesecake Lip Balm Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Strawberry Cheesecake Lip Balm Recipe

Take a look at a craft that is simple, yet adorable! This layered lip balm recipe looks as though they are actually tiny strawberry cheesecakes inside your lip balm pots. Plus, the lip balm feels smooth and tastes scrumptious with the Strawberry Cheesecake Flavoring added in.

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Pink Salt Bath Bomb Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Pink Salt Bath Bomb Recipe

Try out a crafting recipe for a bath bomb with all the benefits of a Himalayan pink salt soak. Not only does this make for a wonderfully relaxing bath, but these bath bombs are super easy and fun to create! Plus, they smell quite elegant with the Che Bella Donna Fragrance Oil. Have a ball making these with a group of friends and enjoy a well deserved soak after the party is all over.

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Spring Smelly Jelly Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Spring Smelly Jelly Recipe

Smelly jellies are a super easy way to create a wonderful room scent. Simply add the Easter Bunny Burps Fragrance Oil and colorant to your Smelly Jelly Crystals to create a great room freshener. Anyone can create these and they are pretty cute!

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Mint Chocolate Chip Chip Ice Cream Bath Fizzies Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Mint Chocolate Chip Chip Ice Cream Bath Fizzies Recipe

This craft is perfect for those that love bath bombs. This craft creates twenty four little cute ice cream scoops that smell true thanks to the Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil. Simply mix and scoop and your bath bombs will be ready in no time at all. This is a recipe that is perfect for a group to do together because the recipe makes quite a bit making the craft super quick!

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Blueberry Bath Bomb Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Blueberry Bath Bomb Recipe

Bath bombs are simple to create and fun for everyone. This recipe is perfect for adult craft night without being overly complicated. Simply mix two colors for bath bombs, fill your ornament molds and tada! You will have a half and half bath bomb that smells great with the Blueberry Fragrance Oil.

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Stinky Feet Foot Powder Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Stinky Feet Foot Powder Recipe

Stinky feet nobody wants them, but from time to time we all end up with them at least once. This recipe is a perfect solution for stinky shoes and leaves you with the fresh, clean aroma of Tea Tree Australian Fragrance Oil. Plus, the foot powder recipe has a few, simple instructions and not that many ingredients. So, you can have a fun craft night and make something that is super useful.

30 Easy Crafts for Adults Oatmeal Butter Honey Soap Recipe20 Easy Crafts for Adults Oatmeal Butter Honey Soap Recipe

Create some oatmeal melt and pour soap that is easy and great for you skin. Simply create some layers with your melt and pour soap and you have simple and creative soap bars. Plus, this recipe smells lovely with the Buttered Maple Oats Honey Fragrance Oil.

20 Easy Crafts for Adults Even More Fun Crafts!

These twenty easy crafts are just a few of the many crafts available on Natures Garden website under the Recipes and Classes section. Some of these crafts are more complex, but we have tons of simple recipes as well. Simply choose your favorites and you can read through our detailed steps for creating any of our recipes. Also, we’d love to see anything you have created! Feel free to share pictures on our Facebook page or tag us on Instagram @ngscents. We can’t wait to see your awesome creations!