The creative team at Natures Garden works diligently everyday creating tried and true recipes for crafters to try. Whether you are looking to dabble, just starting out, or wanting to try something new; these recipes offer uniqueness, fun, and as always strong and incredible scent.
If you have not seen Natures Garden’s free recipes and classes page, please click on this link. There you will find hundreds of free recipes for you to use. Each recipe is categorized accordingly to make it easier to find exactly what you are looking for.
We however wanted to help spotlight some of our favorite summertime recipes. These recipes have the theme of summer whether it is through the use, the scent, or the concept of the recipe.
After polling the Natures Garden staff, the votes are in and have been tallied. So, without further adieu; here is Natures Garden’s top picks for best summer recipes and why they are so loved!
The Body Care Category
Cotton Candy Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe- “Not only do I absolutely adore how this sugar scrubs looks, but after washing with it your skin just feels amazing!” -Deborah
Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion- “I am a huge Shea fan, I love the natural color, the scent, and the silky smoothness of my skin after I apply it.” -Melissa
The Soap Category
Energize Cold Process Soap Recipe- “Beautiful, clean, and energizing scent to say the least. With this recipe and scent combination there is tons of time to make beautiful and brightly colored swirls. A really great wake me up shower scent for those mornings where you are just not feeling it.” -Nicole
Watermelon Soap Recipe- “First, melt and pour soap is really easy to work with. Secondly, nothing screams summertime like watermelon! This project is just too cute.” -Marsha
The Candle Category
Day at the Beach Candle Recipe- “Hello, this is a vacation in a candle. It smells and looks just like the beach!” -Zack
Smores Candle Recipe- “When the weather warms up I am all about being outside. Having a bonfire is one of my favorite things to do in the summertime, and that just goes hand in hand with smores.” -Josh
The Lip/Cosmetic Category
Natural Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe- “I have a niece that is a total girly girl. One weekend we made this together. It was a breeze. She really liked the unique flavoring too. She is a big slushie fan!” -Atheena
Natural Beet Blush Recipe- “I never knew making your own natural cosmetics like blush was this easy. It is the perfect hue too.” -Tammy
The FUN Category
Scented Nail Polish Recipe “I love to paint my nails and now with this recipe my nails can be scented in whatever I want. I can now scent my nails to match my mood.” -Bailey
Rainbow Sherbet Bath Fizzies Recipe “Rainbow Sherbet is a go to classic for my family during the summer. This bath fizzies look and smell just like rainbow sherbet. Easy to make too!” -Pam
These highly recommended summer recipes are bursting full of summertime fun. Each one is hyper linked to the individual recipe where will find all of the supplies, weights, and steps.