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Sep
28

10 Ways to use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics


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10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics

If you love the sweet scent of true vanilla powder, then Natures Garden’s vanilla powder is the perfect cosmetic ingredient for your cosmetic recipes! This wholesale vanilla powder available from Natures Garden Soap and Candle Supply has a strong vanilla aroma that is perfect for creating all kinds of wonderful bath and body recipes. Whether you use this cosmetic ingredient to create fantastic natural cosmetic recipes or use the scent of vanilla powder to enhance your handmade soap and cosmetic recipe, this cosmetic additive is perfect for your bath and body recipes! So, you may want to look into the 10 ways to use vanilla powder in cosmetics. Below, you will find handcrafted cosmetic recipes that we have formulated using our sweet vanilla powder.

10 Ways to use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Moonlight Tuberose Swirled Soap Recipe10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Moonlight Tuberose Swirled Soap Recipe

First of all, you can use vanilla powder from Natures Garden to create a fantastic homemade soap recipe. So, you can perfectly include this sweet powdered vanilla in the Moonlight Tuberose Swirled Soap Recipe. This lovely soap making recipe uses melt and pour soap along with cosmetic clay and herbs. These lovely ingredients will nourish the skin, draw out toxins, and provide a lovely aroma. So, the sweet vanilla scent blends perfectly with the base notes of our Moonlight Tuberose Fragrance Oil. This exquisite feminine scented oil begins with top notes of white pear and green apple. These notes are followed by middle notes of tuberose, jasmine, lily of the valley, and ginger. Further, these notes are sitting on base notes of violet, ylang ylang, peach, vanilla, and fresh woods.

10 Ways to use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Neapolitan Ice Cream Bubble Bar Recipe10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Neapolitan Ice Cream Bubble Bar Recipe

Also, we used this sweet cosmetic powder to improve the scent of the vanilla part of the Neapolitan Ice Cream Bubble Bar Recipe. In fact, we scented each of the three different colors in this bath recipe. First, the vanilla portion contains this aromatic powder and the French Vanilla Fragrance Oil. Then, the chocolate portion used out Hot Chocolate Fragrance Oil and some organic cocoa powder. Finally, the strawberry portion of this ice cream bath fizzy is scented with our Strawberry Patch Type Fragrance Oil. These scents blend wonderfully to create the perfect Neapolitan aroma for this scrumptious bath and body recipe.

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe

Another fantastic bath and body recipe that you can include this cosmetic powder in is the Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe. Not only does this recipe include the sweet vanilla powder, but this sugar scrub uses apple pie spice blend, too. Apple pie spice is a blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, and other spices used in apple pies. Further, the warm vanilla spice scent of these handcrafted sugar scrubs pair perfectly with the fragrances.

Of course, this lovely cosmetic recipe blends the fantastic scents of our vanilla and cinnamon fragrances to create a scrumptiously scented bath and body. So, the fragrant aroma of the vanilla powder is perfect for enhancing the scent of our sweet Vanilla Silk Fragrance Oil. Further, the scent of our Cinnabun Type Fragrance Oil is enhanced by the warm spice aroma of our apple pie spice blend powder. Together these fragrances blend perfectly to create an aroma that is simply scrumptious. So, you can create a perfect homemade body scrub recipe that will leave your skin exfoliated and smelling delicious!

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe

Additionally, you can create the Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe with our scrumptious cosmetic ingredients. First, we have the lovely aroma of our vanilla powder. Further, this cosmetic ingredient is a fantastic ingredient to enhance the scent of the Vanilla Extract Fragrance Oil. So, the strong, true scent of the vanilla powder will perfectly blend with the fragrance that smells like real vanilla extract. Plus, your skin will be nourished by the luxurious oils and butters, like the skin loving jojoba oil, coconut oil, and even more cosmetic oils and butters. So, this exfoliating and moisturizing scrub recipe is perfect for nourishing the skin as well as smell delicious. In addition, since it uses brown sugar, it is gentler than a scrub that uses granulated sugar.  This scrub is perfect for more sensitive areas of the body, or even those with sensitive skin.

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Vanilla Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Vanilla Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe

Also, you can add this sweet vanilla powder to our lovely Vanilla Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe. Not only does this cosmetic recipe include our vanilla powder, but this recipe has skin nourishing cosmetic ingredients, too. So, these sweet bath melts can be added to warm bath water to love and nourish your skin. As you soak in these wonderful ingredients, the sweet scent of our NG Warm Vanilla & Sugar Type Fragrance Oil with the irresistible scent of warm vanilla with a musky base that is just perfect for creating bath and body products. When combined, these cosmetic ingredients will provide you with a wonderful bath experience that will reduce your stress and moisturize your skin.

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Orange Dreamsickle Bath Bomb Recipe10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Orange Dreamsickle Bath Bomb Recipe

Another sweet and fun recipe that you can create with our vanilla powder is the Orange Dreamsickle Bath Bomb Recipe. Of course, this sweet orange cream sickle bath recipe uses both the vanilla powder and orange peel powder herb. Half of this bath bomb recipe will be scented with the lovely aroma of the sweet vanilla. Then, the other half of this cosmetic recipe uses the skin loving properties of orange peel powder, which contains vitamin C and various minerals. Finally, the whole bath bomb recipe will contain the wonderful scent of Dreamsickle Fragrance Oil. So, this fantastic bath and body recipe has the scent of a refreshing iced orange Popsicle with a creamy vanilla filling and will nourish your skin! This handmade bath fizzy is a true treat for your skin!

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Fairy Dust Fizzy Bath Recipe10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Fairy Dust Fizzy Bath Recipe

Our Fairy Dust Fizzy Bath Recipe is another fantastic bath and body recipe that you can use to create a fantastic bath experience. This wonderful bath recipe uses lovely cosmetic herbs, like the beautiful jasmine flowers and sweet vanilla powder. Further, this bath fizzy recipe provides you with the lovely scent of NG Fairy Dust Type Fragrance Oil. This fantastic scent is a bright, sunny accord that begins with rich notes of fruits and floral scents. Then, this lovely scent has gorgeous musk base notes of vanilla and rare woods. This blend of lovely aromas and fantastic herbs create a cosmetic recipe that is perfect for unwinding and recharging. Simply run a nice, warm bath and scoop some of this bath fizzy into your tub. Then, you will be all set for a wonderfully relaxing, tranquil experience!

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Natural Lavender Vanilla Body Powder Recipe10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Natural Lavender Vanilla Body Powder Recipe

If you are interested in trying out a naturally scented powder, then the Natural Lavender Vanilla Body Powder Recipe might be just what you are looking to use! This all natural blend of aromatic cosmetic herbs will provide you with a wonderful scent that you can use for everyday life! These wonderfully scented cosmetic ingredients include the vanilla powder and a pure lavender 40/42 essential oil. This blend of scents is strong, refreshing, and true. So, you can use this lovely blend instead of perfume to provide a sweet, elegant aroma that you can wear out and about. This handcrafted body powder is sure to get you noticed.

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Natural Vanilla Body Powder Recipe10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Natural Vanilla Body Powder Recipe

Another option that you can use for your scented cosmetic powder is the Natural Vanilla Body Powder Recipe. Of course, this scented powder is all natural and it is simple to create, as well. This bath and body recipe only requires two cosmetic ingredients that are simple and lovely. These two ingredients are the sweet vanilla powdered and the arrowroot powder. This blend of cosmetic powders will provide you with a scented cosmetic recipe that will have you smelling irresistibly sweet. This cosmetic recipe is strong enough to be a wonderful alternative to typical perfumes. So, anyone that is looking for a lovely scented cosmetic recipe that will have you smelling delicious should try out this scented recipe.

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Candy Cane Facial Mask Recipe10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Candy Cane Facial Mask Recipe

Lastly, we have the lovely natural Candy Cane Facial Mask Recipe. This skin loving facial mask is a fantastic cosmetic recipe for your skin. First, the blend of rose clay powder and kaolin clay powder are perfect for drawing out toxins, exfoliating, and reducing inflammation. Further, these cosmetic ingredients are sensitive enough for the most sensitive skin types. Plus, this cosmetic recipe contains wonderful herbs, like the beet root powder and the hibiscus flower powder, that will care for the skin. This blend of cosmetic ingredients is perfect for creating a facial recipe that will rejuvenate and cleanse the skin. Also, this wonderful bath and body scrub recipe has a fantastic aroma due to the sweet vanilla powder and refreshing scent of the peppermint essential oil. All of these lovely cosmetic ingredients combine to create a fantastic cosmetic recipe for your skin care.

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Cooking with Vanilla Powder

Did you know vanilla powder is often used when cooking or baking? Both vanilla extract and vanilla powder are great ingredients that you can use for cooking all kinds of scrumptious desserts and bakery items. Although the use of vanilla extract is more much more common, the powdered vanilla powder is just as useful in the kitchen. In fact, vanilla powder is many times preferred for its more intense and true flavor. In fact, it happens to be my personal preference. This more true flavor is due to the fact that the powder is purer. You see, vanilla powder contains only ground vanilla beans. On the other hand, the vanilla extract is diluted some with alcohol. If you want to learn more about the types of vanilla powder that you can cook with yourself, then check out What Is Vanilla Powder And How Do You Use It? from Food Republic.

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Ask Us Any Questions10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Ask Us Any Questions

If you have any more questions about these bath and body recipes or any others, then reach out to us! We are always happy to answer questions and provide guidance to other crafters. You can reach out to us in a variety of ways.  You can call on out HUG line, visit us in person at the Natures Garden store, and find us online. Of course, you can always reach us online through social media. You can find us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Twitter and Instagram. Not only can you use these social media sites to reach out to us, but you can share your own opinions and cosmetic recipes, too. So, we hope to hear from you all soon! Also, we wish you the best of luck with making your very own bath and body recipes!

10 Ways to Use Vanilla Powder in Cosmetics: Note About Cosmetic Ingredients

Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies sells our cosmetic ingredients for external use only. We do not sell our any of our products as food items. The information we provide is for educational purposes only. Also, we do not intend for this information to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated the information we provide on our vanilla powder. You need to keep all cosmetic ingredients out of reach of children and pets. You should take special care if you are a pregnant and/or lactating woman when handling any herbs and other cosmetic ingredients. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility, either written or implied, for any products you make with our vanilla powder. All testing of your bath and body recipes is the responsibility of the customer.

Sep
17

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe


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Pumpkin Face MaskPumpkin Face Mask Recipe

If you are looking for a wonderful facial recipe that will leave your skin moisturized and rejuvenated, then the pumpkin face mask may be the cosmetic recipe you’re looking for. This facial mask recipe from Natures Garden uses powdered herbs that will nourish the skin and leave your skin looking rejuvenated. These cosmetic ingredients include both the nourishing pumpkin seed powdered herb and the cleansing Rhassoul clay powder, which are both perfect ingredients for creating a nourishing skin care recipe. So, anyone that is looking for a recipe to nourish their skin should check out this fantastic facial mask recipe!

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Ingredients from Natures Garden

Pumpkin Seed Powder
Rhassoul Clay Powder
Vanilla Powder 
Vegetable Glycerin
Disposable Pipettes
2 oz Clear PET Jar
White Straight Lids 48/400
1 oz Clear Bullet Bottles
White Ribbed Lids 20/410

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Other Necessary Ingredients

Medium Mixing Bowls
A Gram Scale
Mixing Spoons
Measuring Spoons (you will need both a Tablespoon and a 1/2 Teaspoon)

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Weights and Amounts

64 grams of the Pumpkin Seed Powdered Herb
32 grams of the Vanilla Powdered Herb
224 grams of the Rhassoul Clay Powder
24 drops of the Vitamin E Oil
84 grams of the Vegetable Glycerin (You will need about 12 grams for each bottle)

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Prepare and Sanitize

Before you begin creating this face mask recipe, you may want to make just a few preparations. First, you will need to clean and sanitize all of the necessary equipment for making the face mask recipe. Also, you will want to gather all of the cosmetic ingredients that you need to make this bath and body recipe. Second, you will want to clear off and clean an area that you can use as a work space for your recipe. Make sure that you will have enough space to work and create this recipe. Once you have all the supplies ready to use and a space prepared, then you are ready to create this cosmetic recipe. So, let’s get started making this cosmetic recipe!

Pumpkin Face Mask: Mix Up the Powder IngredientsPumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Mix Up the Powder Ingredients

First, you are going to want to weigh out all the powdered herbs for this face mask recipe. So, you need to retrieve a medium sized bowl and a gram scale. Now, you will need to weigh out the sixty four grams of your pumpkin seed powder herb and thirty two grams of the vanilla powder herb. After you weigh out both of these cosmetic herbs you will want to mix these two powdered herbs together. Once these ingredients are mixed, then you can move on to the next part of this cosmetic recipe.

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Benefits of Pumpkin Seed Powder Herb for the Skin

Of course, there are all kinds of for adding this cosmetic herb to your skin. That’s one of the reasons why this powdered herb is perfect for creating a fantastic facial mask! The pumpkin seed powder herb contains various minerals and vitamins that the skin will love! First, this cosmetic herb can help to keep your skin moisturized. Plus, this cosmetic herb is perfect for softening the skin and providing a beautiful glow. Further, this cosmetic herb has been known to be useful for fighting acne.  This is due to the zinc present in the herb, which can help to reduce inflammation, redness, and even acne scars. So, this is a fantastic cosmetic herb to add to your facial recipe! If you would like to learn even more about this cosmetic herb, then you can check out our Pumpkin Seed Powder Benefits blog.

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Benefits of Vanilla Powder Herb for the Skin

Also, the vanilla powder herb is a fantastic ingredient to add to this face mask recipe. Of course, this cosmetic herb has a wonderful aroma that is perfect for creating a facial that is sweet as sugar. Not only does this cosmetic herb have a wonderfully true vanilla scent, but this herb has some cosmetic benefits for the skin, as well. The antioxidants and B vitamins in this cosmetic ingredient are perfect for nourishing the skin and reducing signs of aging. These nutrients are perfect for protecting the skin from toxins and environmental stresses. So, this cosmetic herb will help your skin to remain refreshed and youthful for as long as possible!

Pumpkin Face Mask: Adding the Cosmetic Clay PowderPumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Adding the Cosmetic Clay Powder

Next, you are going to be including the cosmetic clay into the mixture. So, you will need to use the same medium mixing bowl that contains your cosmetic herbs. Now, use your scale to weigh two hundred and twenty four grams of the Rhassoul clay powder herb into this bowl. At this point, you will want to mix all of your ingredients together. You need to make sure that all of these wholesale skin care supplies are evenly incorporated well Once all of these cosmetic ingredients are mixed together, you can move on to the next step in this face mask recipe.

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Benefits of Rhassoul Clay Powdered for Your Skin

Another fantastic cosmetic herb that you will find in this facial mask recipe is the Rhassoul cosmetic clay. First, this cosmetic clay powder is perfect for cleansing the skin. The structure of this cosmetic herb is perfect for absorbing dirt, grime, and other toxins. This means that these toxins will stick the surface of the cosmetic clay. Then, you wash away these toxins along with the powdered cosmetic herb. So, you can use this lovely cosmetic herb to extract all kinds of toxins and impurities from the pores of your skin. Also, this lovely cosmetic herb can be used to help moisturize and soften the skin. So, you can use this herb to remedy dry skin and promote a healthy balance of natural oils.

Pumpkin Face Mask: Adding the Vitamin E OilPumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Adding the Vitamin E Oil

Also, you will need to add some of the vitamin E oil to your cosmetic recipe. This cosmetic oil will nourish and moisturize the skin. So, take the bowl of cosmetic powders and a disposable pipette. You will need to add twenty four drops of this skin loving cosmetic oil. Adding this cosmetic oil can be done easily with one of the disposable pipettes. After you have added this cosmetic oil to your mixture of powdered herbs, you are going to need to mix all of your ingredients together. Once all these ingredients are evenly mixed, then you can move on to the packaging part of this process.

Pumpkin Face Mask: Packaging the Facial Mask RecipePumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Packaging the Facial Mask Recipe

Now, you are going to use the plastic jar packaging to finish putting together the dry portion of this cosmetic recipe.  So, you will need to prepare about seven of the 2 oz. jars to be filled by this herbal mixture. After you fill all of these small jars with your herb powder mixture, you are ready to put on the lids. So, you will need to get the white, straight 48/400 lids and cap each of the jars. Now, you can put this portion of the cosmetic recipe aside for the time being and you are ready to move on to the next step.

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Preparing the Liquid Ingredients

Now, you are ready to prepare the second portion of your lovely facial mask recipe. First, you will need to grab seven of the 1 oz. Clear Bullet Bottles. Further, you will want to remove each of the caps from these bottles and get them ready to use. Now, that you are ready to use these clear bottles to package the liquid portion of your face mask recipe. So, use your gram scale to weigh twelve grams of the vegetable glycerin into each of the seven bottles. Now, you can cap each of these bottles as they are ready to use.

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Your Finished Facial Recipe

Finally, your facial mask recipe is completely prepared. Now, you can either store your packaged recipe for later or use your facial immediately. If you want to use your facials now, then you will need to mix the liquid and powder ingredients before use. We ask that you package these ingredients separately in order to help preserve the ingredients. This method of packaging allows you to avoid adding to add in a preservative, since combining these ingredients before storage would lead to a sooner expiration date. If you are going to sell your finished facial mask recipe, then you will need to pair each of the bottles of liquid ingredients with one of the powdered jar containers. Also, each of the jar and bottle combinations will provide with about four face mask uses.

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Using the Completed Facial Mask

If you are ready to use your finished pumpkin facial mask, then you will just need to mix the wet and dry ingredients together with some water. So, grab a small mixing bowl and measuring spoons. First, add one tablespoon of the herb powder to the bowl. Then, add two tablespoons of water to the mixture. Finally, you will need to add a half teaspoon of the vegetable glycerin to the bowl. This will provide you with a single use of your facial mask. Now,  you will need to mix these two cosmetic ingredient mixtures together well. Also, you will need to apply a thin layer to your face. You will need to wait until the facial harden. After, you will be able to wash off the facial mask and reveal your gorgeous, refreshed skin.

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: History of Pumpkins

Pumpkins are a beloved part of autumn. Jack-o-lanterns, pumpkin pies, and everything pumpkin spice has become a staple in for this season for many people. Pumpkin was even one of the first plants that were cultivated for humans in America. However, this fantastic squash wasn’t always so integral to the season. In fact, jack-o-lantern became popular around the 1800s. Shortly after, it became popular to serve pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving day. Even more recently, many people have been obsessed with adding pumpkin spice into everything from lattes to desserts. So, there may be a bit more to this pumpkin filled season then you had previously thought. If you want to learn even more fun facts about pumpkins, then you should check out A Slice of Pumpkin History by Tori Avey.

Pumpkin Face Mask: Ask Us Your QuestionsAsk Us Your Questions

If you have any other questions about this bath and body recipe, then feel free to reach out to the Natures garden team. We are available to help you create the best cosmetic recipes possible. You can reach out to us on the phone, in the Natures Garden store, and online. An easy way to find us online is through our social media page. We have a Facebook page that you can use to ask us questions or get advice. Also, you can use our handle @ngscents to reach out to us on Twitter and Instagram. Further, you can use these social media sites to reach out. You can join in on conversations, ask questions, and seek advice from us as well as other crafters. Good luck with your homemade bath and body creations and we hope to hear from you soon!

Pumpkin Face Mask Recipe: Reminder About Our Herbs

Note: Natures Garden sells cosmetic herbs, like the ones used in this cosmetic recipe, for external use only. We do not sell any of our herbs as food items. The information that we provide about these herbs is for educational purposes only. So, this information is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. Additionally, the  information that we provide on cosmetic herb has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Make sure that you keep all of these herbs out of reach of children and pets. Special care should be taken by pregnant and/or lactating women when handling herbs. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility (written or implied) for any products you make with our herbs. Also, all testing of the finished products is the responsibility of the customer.

Aug
16

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe


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Lavender Bath Bomb RecipeLavender Bath Bomb Recipe

Check out another wonderful herbal bath bomb recipe straight from Natures Garden. Our lovely Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe blends the wonderful aroma of a floral musk scented oil with the addition of lavender flowers and lavender flowers powder. Further, these cosmetic herbs are perfect for caring for your body as you relax with a fun, beautiful bath bomb. So, try out this fantastic cosmetic recipe and enjoy all the wonderful benefits for your body!

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Ingredients Available from Natures Garden

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
Citric Acid
Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)
Sunflower Oil
Floral Musk Fragrance Oil
Bentonite Clay Powder
Lavender Flowers Whole
Lavender Flowers Powder
Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant
Bath Bomb Molds
8 oz. Clear PET Bullet Bottles
Safety Glasses
White Fine Mist Sprayers 24/410
Safety Gloves
Nature’s Garden Apron
Safety Mask

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Other Needed Ingredients

Witch Hazel (in spray bottle)
Mixing Bowls
Scale
Mixing Spoon
Rubber Gloves

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Total Weights and Amounts

300 grams of the Citric Acid
600 grams of the Baking Soda
182 grams of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI)
10 grams of the Bentonite Clay Powder
18 grams of the Floral Musk Fragrance Oil
5 grams of the Lavender Flowers Whole
18 grams of the Sunflower Oil
5 grams of the Lavender Flowers Powder
6 grams of the Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant 

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Floral Musk Fragrance OilLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Floral Musk Fragrance Oil

You will love the aroma of our Floral Musk Fragrance Oil in this bath bomb recipe. The strong aroma of the real lavender flowers blends perfectly with this luxurious, gentle, floral musk scent. This fragrance oil begins with notes of spices, lavender and citrus. Then, the aroma has floral middle notes of lavender, lily of the valley, ylang ylang. Of course, the scent of lavender is enhanced by the fresh scent of our floral herb. Finally, this scented oils has rich musky bottom notes of Egyptian musk and moss. So, this lovely blend of floral and musk is perfect for creating bath and body products that smell absolutely divine!

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Prepare and Sanitize

Before you begin creating this bath and body recipe, you may want to make a few preparations. First, gather all the equipment and supplies that you will need to finish these bath bombs. Also, you may want to clean your equipment to ensure that it is ready to use. Additionally, you may want to prepare a spray bottle full of witch hazel, as it will be important for making bath bombs. Second, you will want to clean and sanitize a work area that you can use to create this recipe. 

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Dry IngredientsLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Dry Ingredients

First, you are going to want to get the dry ingredients ready for your bath bomb recipe. So, take you first medium mixing bowl and a scale. Now, weigh out the 300 grams of the Citric Acid, 600 grams of the Baking Soda,182 grams of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, and 10 grams of the Bentonite Clay Powder. After adding all of these ingredients, you will need to mix these powders together with your gloved hands. As you mix, make sure that any clumps you com across get broken up. Once these ingredients are smooth and mixed, you can move on to the next step of these instructions.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Wet Ingredients

Next, you are ready to prepare the wet ingredients that you will need for this recipe. So, grab a second mixing bowl and the scale. Weigh 18 grams of the Sunflower Oil into this bowl. In addition to the cosmetic oil, you will need to include 18 grams of our Floral Musk Fragrance Oil. Now that these ingredients are added, you are ready to move on to the next step.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Combining the Wet and Dry Ingredients

Once both the wet and dry ingredients are prepared, you will be ready to combine the two mixtures. So, add the wet ingredients to your mixing bowl of dry ingredients. Now, use your gloved hands to thoroughly mix these ingredients together. You will need to continue to mix until everything is incorporated well. As soon as the ingredients look evenly dispersed, you can stop mixing.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Dividing the Mixture

Now you are going to be dividing your bath bomb mixture into two even portions. You can add each portion to one of your two mixing bowls. Set one of these bowls aside for the moment. We will be adding a few cosmetic ingredients to the other bowl in the next few steps.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Lavender FlowersLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Lavender Flowers

First, we will be working with the first portion of the bath bomb mixture. So, take one of the mixing bowls full of half the mixture and the scale. Now, you will be adding about 5 grams of the Lavender Flowers Whole herb to this portion of the cosmetic recipe. Again, you will need to use a gloved hand to mix the wholesale herb into the recipe fully.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying the Mixture

Now, you are ready to get these ingredients to stick together. So, use a gloved hand to mix the ingredients as you spray with witch hazel. Mixing as you spray will help to incorporate the witch hazel and let you know when you added enough spray. Once the mixture reaches a certain consistency, you will need to stop spraying the mixture. So, continue to mix and spray until the mixture begins to feel like crumbly dough. You will want to work slow and be careful not to add to much spray as it can ruin the recipe. Adding to much witch hazel can activate the ingredients early and lead to fizzing in the bowl. So, be sure to pay attention.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Filling Half of the Bath Bomb Molds

After, you are going to be ready to start filling up your bath bomb molds. You will need to take the seven bath bomb mold halves and get them ready to fill. Then, begin taking this mixture and filling one half of each wholesale mold. Make sure that you aren’t filling both sides of the same mold, as there is a top and bottom to each wholesale bath bomb mold. We would suggest filling the top half with this first mixture. You will need to make sure that you are packing the dough mixture into the bath bomb half tightly. Packing the mold well will ensure that the ingredients stick together and the bath bomb holds its shape.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding Herb Powder and Soap ColorantLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding Herb Powder and Soap Colorant

Next, you will be working with the other half of the bath bomb mixture. In this bowl you will be adding 5 grams of the Lavender Flowers Powder and 6 grams of the Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant. Once these ingredients are added you will need to mix them well. Once again you will need to use a gloved hand to fully incorporate the herb powder and the colorant into the mixture.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying the Second PortionLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying the Second Portion

Then, you are going to be spraying this second portion of the bath bomb mixture with your witch hazel. Just like before you will need to use your gloved hand to mix as you spray. Once this portion of the bath bomb mixture reaches the same crumbly dough consistency, you will be ready to move on to the next step. While this recipe should require about the same amount of witch hazel as before, you should still pay attention to the consistency to ensure that you don’t spray too much.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Filling the Bottom of the Molds

Next, we are going to be filling up the other halves of the bath bomb molds. The first portion of the bath bombs molds should each be in the top of the bath bomb mold. So, you can fill the bottom of these molds with this second portion of the dough mixture. Again, you will need to pack the dough in tightly. Also, you need to do it this way to sure that each pair is matched up correctly, as the tops will only fit on the bottoms. If you mess this up, then you can end up with bath bombs that aren’t half and half. Once you are done, you should have seven purple bath bomb halves that are packed full.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Combining the Bath Bomb Molds

Now that both of the two portions are packed tightly into the bath bomb molds, you are ready to combine the halves. So, take one half that is uncolored, which should be in a top piece, and one half that is purple, which should be in a bottom piece. Next, you are going to lightly spray each of the two halves. After you spray, you can push the two pieces together to create a whole bath bomb! You will need to repeat this step for all of the bath bombs.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Finishing the Bath BombsLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Finishing the Bath Bombs

Lastly, you will need to wait for your bath bombs to completely set up. So, you will need to place your bath bombs in a safe place that they can rest until they have completely hardened. This can take up to 24 hours.  Once these bath bombs are set up, they are ready to remove from the mold! Alternatively, you can leave these bath and body products in their molds until you are ready to use them. So, the mold can serve as a simple bath bomb packaging idea!

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Lavender Flowers HerbLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Lavender Flowers Herb

There are many reasons for why lavender is perfect for making cosmetics. First of all, these flowers are amazing for aromatherapy. The herb has been found to help promote a feeling of calm as it is useful for reducing stress and anxiety. So, this is the perfect herb to use in the tub as you sit back, relax, and enjoy your homemade bath bombs.

Not only do our Lavender Flowers Whole provide a lovely floral scent to the recipe, but this cosmetic herb has skin benefits, too. Some have found that this cosmetic herb can be used to help with skin issues, like abscesses (boils or carbuncles), acne, oily skin, eczema, and psoriasis. Plus, this cosmetic ingredient has antiseptic and pain reducing properties that are perfect for creating cleansing and soothing bath and body recipes. Plus, these properties can be useful for soothing sunburn, chapped skin, and many other skin irritations.

If you want to learn even more about the wonderful benefits that lavender has to offer, then check out our Lavender Class for even more details on this cosmetic herb!

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Lavender Flowers Herb Medicinal

Further, there are many medicinal benefits you can gain from this herb. First, lavender is thought to have calming properties that are useful for those dealing with anxiety, depression, exhaustion, or insomnia. Also, this herb has been used to aid in digestion and reduce headaches. Anyone that wants to add some lavender into their diet, should check out How to Cook With Lavender so Your Food Doesn’t Taste Like Soap by Bon Appetit for some tips on cooking with this lovely herb.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Get Your AnswersLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Get Your Answers

If you have any questions for us at Natures Garden, then feel free to reach out to us and get your answers! We are available to talk to in the store, on the phone, and online. An easy way to reach out to us online is through social media. You can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use our handle, which is @ngscents, to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these platforms to ask us questions, but you can use our social media to stay up to date on cosmetic blogs just like this one! So, don’t miss the next herbal bath bomb recipe and follow us on social media!

Please Note: Natures Garden sells our lavender flowers and powder for external use only. We do not sell lavender as a food item. The information we provide about lavender is for educational purposes only. This information is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Keep all our cosmetic herbs out of reach of children and pets. Special care should be taken by pregnant and/or lactating women when handling herbs. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility, written or implied, for any products you make with our herbs. All testing is the responsibility of the customer.

Jun
28

Common Hot Process Soap Questions


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Common Hot Process Soap QuestionsCommon Hot Process Soap Questions

Although hot process soap recipes have some things in common with the cold process soap recipes, there are a few new steps that can be confusing. So, we at Natures Garden felt it would be useful to answer some common hot process soap questions that our customers have asked us. This way we can equip you with all the soap making supplies and information that you need to make all kinds of wonderful homemade soaps!

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: What are the Hot Process Stages?

First, melt your oils and butters in a crock pot. Then, create your lye solution and add it to your crock pot. Use a stick blend to mix to trace and cover the crock pot. After about 15 minutes, stir the batter and replace the lip. Continue to stir every 15 minutes until the soap batter has the consistency of mashed potatoes. Then, place the soap in a mold and allow it to set up for 24 hours. After, remove from mold, cut, and allow it to cure for about 1-2 weeks. Although the bar may technically be safe to use, allowing it to cure will provide a harder, better quality bar of soap.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Can I Use the Pan or Crockpot I Used for Soapmaking for Food?Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Can I Use the Pan or Crockpot I Used for Soapmaking for Food?

No, you should never return your soaping equipment to the kitchen. So, make sure that you use a pan or crock pot that you aren’t overly fond of for your hot process soap recipes. Hopefully, you can find a pan or crock pot that is cheap or old to use for soap. Once anything in your kitchen is used for soapmaking, it should be moved into your soap making supplies permanently.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Do I Have to Use a Crock Pot for Hot Process Soap?

No, you don’t have to use a crock pot to be successful in making hot process soap. Many people like to use an old crock pot, but if you aren’t able to dedicate one to soap making it is okay to use something different. In fact, you can use a stove top and it works just as well. Honestly, your hot process soap will work just fine as long as your soap has a constant heat source.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: What Are The Hot Process Soap Benefits?

Since hot process soap has some similar steps to cold process soap, hp soap has many of the same benefits. Of course, for both methods, you can control all of the ingredients to avoid ingredient that may trigger allergies or irritate skin conditions. But, the biggest thing that sets the hp soap making method apart from the cold process soap is the cure time. Since hot process soap uses a heat source, like a crock pot or pan, that keeps the soap batter at higher temperatures. These higher temperatures will speed up the saponification process. So, your hot process soaps won’t need to cure as long as they would if they were made using the cp soap method.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Does Natures Garden Offer Hot Process Soap Recipes?

Natures Garden offers a few different recipes for hot process soap that you can choose between. We have regular hp soap recipes, laundry soap recipes, and even a beard soap recipe. So, there are a lot of fun ideas for making hot process soaps! You can find all of our recipes under Hot Process Soap Recipes on the Free Recipes and Classes page.

 

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: When Do I Color Hot Process Soap?Common Hot Process Soap Questions: When Do I Color Hot Process Soap?

You will want to add your soap colorant after the batch is done cooking. So, mix in the coloring once the soap is a mashed potato consistency. Also, you can still do multiple colors with this method. Just split your cooked soap into different bowls and mix in color to each. Once the soap is colored, you can add more ingredients or scoop the soap to the mold.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: When Do I Add Fragrance to Hot Process Soap?

Again, you will want to add your fragrance oil after the soap has fully cooked and before you stick the soap in the mold. So, you can add your scent right after you add your colorant.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: How Long Do I Need to Cook Hot Process Soap?

The cooking time can vary depending on both the individual hot process soap recipe and the soaping ingredients used. Also, the crock pot or pan that you are using can affect the time, too. Some cases take about an hour and other instances may take a few hours. However, you can tell that your soap is done based on consistency. As your soap heats it will begin to get thicker, which you will notice as you are periodically checking the batter. At one point the soap batter will go through a gel phase, which gives a gel-like appearance. Right after this, the soap will get a mashed potato consistency. At this point, you are ready to scoop the soap into your soap mold.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Why is My Hot Process Soap Changing Color?Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Why is My Hot Process Soap Changing Color?

There are a few reasons why a soap would discolor. Most often, this kind of change is due to the vanillin content in a fragrance oil. This ingredient is what gives scented oils its vanilla notes. So, this type of discoloration can be minimized by using vanilla white color stabilizer. basically, all of the brown discoloration caused by vanillin and oxidation. Vanilla White Color Stabilizer will slow the oxidation of vanillin. However, there are many other ingredients in fragrance oils that can cause discoloration that we can’t reduce or control. This means that it is possible that this additive won’t solve discoloration if the vanillin content isn’t very high. You can find out whether a fragrance discolors and if its maintainable by looking in the description for that scented oil. Another reason that your soaps could change color is herbs, which can oxide over time. This will fade the initial color of the herb and likely become a dull color or change color.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Why Is My Hot Process Soap Separating In My Mold?

If your hp soap is separating in the soap mold, then it is a sign that the soap needed to cook longer. No need to rebatch. All you have to do is scoop the soap back into the crock pot or the pan and cook for a bit longer. It could also be caused by a recipe that wasn’t formulated properly or was not weighed out properly.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: How Long Do You Have to Wait to Use Hot Process Soap?

While hot process soap shortens the cure time, you still have a bit of waiting left to do. You will want to let your soap bars set for about 1-2 weeks, depending on your batch this could vary.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Why Is My Hot Process Soap Cracking?

Overheating can cause your hot process soap to crack in some places or develop strange patterns. Occasionally, it will just be a simple crack in the soap and other times you can end up with soap with peaks and craters. Sometimes soap can even get an appearance referred to as alien brains, which is kind of looks like a brain pattern.  Also, certain ingredients can lead to an increase in heating, like additives with natural sugars. So, you are more likely to overheat with milk, wine, honey, or fruit and veggie purees. Not only can these ingredients heat you soap, but they have the potential to cause a volcano effect in your soap. So, be sure to use caution for those ingredients with sugars.  

 

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Does Natures Garden Offer Any Hot Process Soap Recipes with Shea Butter?Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Does Natures Garden Offer Any Hot Process Soap Recipes with Shea Butter?

Yes, we do! We have quite a few free soap recipes for hot process soap, which includes the Beard Soap Recipe, the Game On HP Soap Recipe, and the Apricotie Hottie Soap Recipe. If you would like to see more of these types of soap-making recipes, then you can check out our Free Recipes and Classes page under the Hot Process Soap Recipes section.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Why is My Hot Process Soap Hard and Crumbly?

If you have soap that is too hard and crumbly, then stick around to learn about why your hot process soap would be this way and how you can fix it. Also, anyone that wants to learn how to make their hot process soap more fluid may want to start here. First, your soap batter could be over cooked, which makes the soap dry and hard. Alternatively, the recipe could contain too many hard oils, which could be saved by re-batching with more soft oils. Or, it could be that you didn’t add enough water. Also, it could be that an ingredient was forgotten or the recipe wasn’t formulated correctly. Another possibility is that there is too much of a soap additive, like sodium lactate, that increased the hardness too much. Often, you can simply fix the mistake and rebatch your soap.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: How Do I Rebatch Hot Process Soap?

Have you ever wondered can you melt a bar of soap and remold? It can be tempting to just scrap a failed batch of soap and start over. If you feel the same, then you will definitely want to hear about rebatching soap. Whether you forgot an ingredient, a hot process soap rebatch is a great idea for you to try. Plus, rebatching your old soap is a fairly simple process. First, grate your old soap and put these pieces in a crock pot. Then, you will need to melt this down with water and whatever you wanted to include in these soaps. If you want a more detailed set of instructions, then you can look at a previous blog on How to Rebatch soap.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Why Is My Hot Process Soap Soft and Crumbly?

Also, there are a few reasons why your soap could turn out soft and crumbly. One reason could be that you have too many soft oils and need more hard oils added to the recipe. Also, it could be an issue of not having enough lye for the amount of liquid added. So, it is possible that you may need to formulate the recipe again, which can be made easier with the help of SoapCalc. If your recipe is fine, then you may just need to cook your soap a bit longer. Another option is that you could’ve accidentally added a soap ingredient twice. While you may have a missing ingredient or need to add some different ingredients, it is okay because you should be able to rebatch and save the soap.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Why Is My Hot Process Soap So Soft? I Did Everything Right and It Is Still Soft.

When you first unmold and cut your hp soap, it may be softer than you like. It is common to be a little soft initially for hot process soaps. However, the soap will harden as it cures. Although the soap is safe to use, the bars after about a week, they may still be too soft. For hard soaps, we suggest allowing your soap to cure for 3-4 weeks.

Common Hot Process Soap Questions: Just Ask UsCommon Hot Process Soap Questions: Just Ask Us!

We hope that you were able to learn something interesting about hot process soap making! If you have any other questions or concerns about the hp soap-making method, then reach out and ask us. We are available in the Natures Garden store, on the phone, and on social media. You can reach out to us on the NG Facebook page, Twitter (@ngscents), or Instagram (@ngscents). Have fun soaping and we wish you the very best!

Jun
22

What is a Carrier Oil?


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What is a Carrier Oil?What is a Carrier Oil?

What is a Carrier Oil? These are all the natural cosmetic oils that you can use in your homemade recipes. They are perfect for creating homemade soap, crafting a skin-loving lotion recipe, and making many of the other kinds of cosmetic recipes. So, knowing about these oils is important for creating the types of bath and body products that you need!

What is a Carrier Oil?: Making Soap Supplies

If you are looking for a good recipe for making soap, then it is going to have some carrier oils in it. Anyone making soap from scratch knows that the carrier oils you choose can influence the quality of your bars. So, these ingredients are essential for cold process soap recipes. You can see specifics on how each oil affects the soap on our Soaping Oil Properties. Even melt and pour soap recipes can benefit by adding some carrier oils to the soap base, which is often done to make the bar more conditioning to the skin.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Lotion Making

Also, our bulk carrier oils can be used to create an amazing homemade lotion recipe. These are the oils that we include to nourish and moisturize your skin. In fact, the oils are what do the majority of the skin care in lotions. While you can use butters along with your oils, they can lead to a thicker cream or even a body butter. So, lighter lotions need key carrier oils to perform effectively!

What is a Carrier Oil?: Using Essential Oils

Although essential oils are natural, they aren’t safe to put directly on your skin. Plus, adding a carrier oil will help hold on to the aroma longer than on its own. So, it is actually beneficial for your scent to mix an essential oil with a carrier oil before applying. One of the best carrier oils for essential oils would have to be Sweet Almond Oil or Argan Oil.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Kinds of Carrier OilsWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Kinds of Carrier Oils

There are many different kinds of carrier oils that you can mix together for your recipes. Depending on your skin type or level of dryness, you may want to have lighter or heavier oils. Also, some oils are better for face lotions or for foot care. So, the blend of carrier oils that you want varies based on your product and its purpose.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Apricot Kernel OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Apricot Kernel Oil

First, we have Apricot Kernel Oil, an oil that is light and excellent for skin care. While this oil is light enough to not block pores, it is conditioning enough to be a luxurious oil for cp soap. It’s great for making lotions that don’t leave a greasy feeling and skin into the skin. Also, its perfect in soap because the oil will sink into the skin quickly to fully moisturize the skin. We’ve used this wonderful oil in many bath and body recipes, including the Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe and the Strawberries and Champagne CP Soap Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Argan OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Argan Oil

Next, we have an oil that is amazing for skin care. Argan Oil is easily absorbed into the skin and won’t leave a greasy feeling on your skin. Plus, this cosmetic oil allows your skin to breathe and doesn’t block pores. In fact, this ingredient is used in many acne-fighting recipes. We included this oil in a few cosmetic recipes, like the Argan Soap Recipe and the Sour Watermelon Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe. In our cp soap recipe, this oil increased the lather and nourished the skin beautifully.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Avocado OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Avocado Oil

Also, adding Avocado Oil to your homemade recipes is a perfect way to increase the moisturizing ability of your product. This cosmetic ingredient is a heavy oil that is perfect for providing dry, damaged skin with the nourishment it deserves. Plus, the high level of unsaponifiable fatty acids and high vitamin content make this skin-sensitive oil great for adding some extra conditioning power to your soap bars, which you can see in the Gentle Avocado Cold Process Soap Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Castor OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Castor Oil

Another great oil for your homemade cosmetic recipes is Castor Oil. Not only is this oil thick and perfect for nourishing dry, damaged skin, but this oil is a humectant. This means that oil will pull moisture to it, which will further moisturize your skin as it absorbs. Perfect for creating lotions for feet, like the Natural Salve Recipe , which are often one of the most damaged areas of skin. While this oil would provide some conditioning properties and a rich, creamy lather, it can make your soap sticky. So, avoid adding too much of this oil in your cp soap formulations. By limiting the amount of Castor Oil, we were able use the beneficial properties without as many drawbacks, like with our St Pattys Day Cold Process Soap Recipe as well as many other soaps.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Coconut OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil is a great oil for skin that sinks in well and is perfect for scrub recipes like the Foaming Hibiscus Scrub Recipe. Also, this sensitive oil is perfect to add to lip balm supplies for making recipes like the Kahlua and Cream Lip Balm Recipe. For soapmaking, this oil provides a hard bar with a bubbly lather that is cleansing. Many find that adding more than 20% of this oil is drying for the skin, so some people may include more conditioning oils to the recipe or even super fat the formula to include more oils.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Grapeseed OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Grapeseed Oil

Another fantastic oil for bath and body recipes is Grapeseed Oil. This oil is perfect for cosmetic supplies because it is a lightweight moisturizer that is effective without being too greasy for the skin. So, this oil is perfect for creating lotions sensitive enough for the face, like our Natural Facial Night Cream Recipe. Also, this oil is perfect for soap-making, like our Raspberry CP Soap Recipe. This oil is moisturizing, and even anti-acne, for soap but it doesn’t leave a greasy, heavy oil feeling on the skin.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Jojoba OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Jojoba Oil

While Jojoba Oil is technically a liquid wax, it is still fantastic for skin care products. This cosmetic ingredient is perfect for everything from lotions like our Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe to lip care products like our Green Apple Lip Balm Recipe. In your soap recipes, this cosmetic ingredient is just as conditioning as luxury oils. But, this oil has a longer shelf life.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Lanolin OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Lanolin Oil

Lanolin Oil is a great cosmetic oil that is wonderful for moisturizing and protecting damaged hair and dry skin. This oil contains very few saponifiables, so it maintains its conditioning properties and provides the bar with a silky feeling. So, we used this wonderful oil in our Strawberries and Champagne CP Soap Recipe. Also, you can use lanoin in a solid form, which still absorbs well and is great for protecting damaged skin. This thicker oil has all of the same beneficial properties and can even be used in soaps, like our Beard Soap Recipe.

Raspberry CP Soap Recipe What is a Carrier Oil?: Macadamia Nut Oil

Next, we have Macadamia Nut Oil, which is an oil that is light and perfectly absorbs into the skin. This non-greasy oil is perfect for creating lotions, like our Almond Body Cream Recipe. Also, this oil is perfect for adding conditioning properties to your soap and is even great for mature skin types. So, we included this oil in our Lavender Cold Process Soap Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Meadowfoam Seed OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Meadowfoam Seed Oil

Another great oil that skins into the skin beautifully is Meadowfoam Seed Oil. Not only does this oil work to repair damaged skin, but it has a long shelf life due to its high level of antioxidants. So, it worked wonderfully in our Honey Vanilla Lip Balm Recipe. Also, this cosmetic oil can be used to superfat soap, reduce rancidity, and increase the fragrance’s lifespan. So, this oil was a great addition to our Raspberry CP Soap Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Olive Oil

Olive Oil is often a top choice for soapers, because it is very conditioning, helps harden the bar, and creates a mild bar of soap. While some soapmakers may use only olive oil in Castille soap or mostly olive oil in Marseille soap, it makes the bar a bit slimy and barely has a lather. So, many soapers will combine this oil with others to create a great soap recipe, like in our Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Palm OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Palm Oil

Next, we have another great oil for creating soaps, which is Palm Oil. This soap making ingredient creates a hard, white bar that has a rich, creamy lather. We have used this wonderfully cleansing oil in many recipes, like our Calendula Swirl Soap Recipe and our Beer Cold Process Soap Recipe. 

You may find that your cosmetic oil has solidified, this is because the melt point is slightly above room temperature. Luckily, this is easy to fix. All you have to do is set your bottle in a bowl of warm water until the oil melts again.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Pumpkin Seed OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Pumpkin Seed Oil

Pumpkin Seed Oil is rich in vitamins and minerals, which provide great properties for the skin. This oil sinks into the skin without leaving oily residue to repair damaged skin. So, it was a perfect addition to our Pumpkin Sugar Scrub Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Rice Bran OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Rice Bran Oil

Rice Bran Oil has benefits similar to Olive Oil, so it is conditioning and great for soaps! So, we included this lovely soaping oil in our Wine Cold Process Soap Recipe as well as other great cp soap recipes. Plus, this rich, conditioning bar is perfect for both mature and sensitive skin types.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Safflower OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Safflower Oil

Also, we have a nourishing and skin-loving oil that is perfect for homemade products. Safflower Oil is moisturizing and nourishing for the skin, so we included it in many soap recipes and our own Hair Conditioner For Redheads Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Sesame Seed OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Sesame Seed Oil

Another great cosmetic oil is Sesame Seed Oil, which is a light cosmetic ingredient full of nutrients for the skin. We include this lovely oil in recipes like our Giraffe Bubble Bars Recipe or our Beard Balm Recipe. Also, this oil can be used in cp soap to help slow trace, nourish the skin, and provide a silky lather.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Sunflower OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Sunflower Oil

Also, Sunflower Oil works well with palm oil and olive oils to provide a rich creamy lather. Plus, this oil is very moisturizing and will provide a silky feel to the soaps. So, this is perfect for adding to our soap recipes and bath products, like our Natural Beet Root Lip Gloss Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Sweet Almond OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Sweet Almond Oil

Lastly, we have a light oil that will perfectly absorb into the skin Sweet Almond Oil. So, it was a great choice for bath and body recipes like Tranquility Bath Melts Recipe or Fruity Rings Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe. Plus, this oil is perfect for adding some conditioning properties to your soaps.

 

What is a Carrier Oil? : Reach Out to UsWhat is a Carrier Oil? : Reach Out to Us

We hope that you were able to find some carrier oils that you enjoy for your bath and body products. Not only are there many to choose from, but there are many combinations that you can try for your recipes. Just start with your favorites and build from there! If you have anymore questions about these oils and how they will work in your recipes, then reach out to us. An easy way to get in contact with us is to reach out on social media. We are on Facebook, Instagram (@ngscents), and Twitter (@ngscents).

Jun
12

Independence Day Soap Recipe


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Independence Day Soap RecipeIndependence Day Soap Recipe

If you are looking for festive and patriotic melt and pour soap recipes, then you may want to try Natures Garden’s Independence Day Soap Recipe. This free soap recipe give you step by step instructions on how to create this unique soap. Plus, we have available many of the soap-making supplies and ingredients that you need to make this soap recipe! So, get started on of the best melt and pour soap making recipes and get ready for some more fun this Fourth of July!

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Ingredients Available at Natures Garden

Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap
Independent Fragrance Oil
Epsom Salt
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
Whipped Soap Base
Square Loaf Mold
Embed Mold- Stars
Vegetable Glycerin
Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
8 oz. Clear Bullet Bottle
24/410 White Fine Mist Sprayer

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Other Needed Equipment

Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Rubbing Alcohol
Hand Mixer
Knife
Cutting Board
Microwave
Scale
Cookie Sheet
Wax Paper

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Clean and Prepare

Before you begin creating your melt and pour soap recipe, you should make sure that your equipment and work area are ready to use. So, clean off a surface to work on and make sure you have a clean microwave available. Then, gather your equipment and supplies to ensure that you have everything you’ll need. Also, you will want to make sure that your equipment has been cleaned and is ready to use. This will make sure that your crafting goes as smoothly as possible, which will make it more fun, too!

 Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weights for First Layer

285 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a White LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a White Layer

First, you are going to be creating the white layer for your soaps. So, weigh out 285 grams of the Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base and melt it. Make sure to use thirty second intervals in the microwave. Once your soap is liquid, you can add in 12 grams of the Independence Fragrance Oil. Stir the mixture well to incorporate the scent fully into the soap base.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Pouring the White Layer

Next, you are going to pour the scented soap into your soap mold. Once all of this mixture has been added to your square loaf mold, you will need to release any trapped air bubbles. So, take your bottle of rubbing alcohol and lightly spray the top of this layer. Make sure that you allow this layer to completely set up before moving on to the next step. Otherwise, you may pour your soap too soon and cause the color of your layers to mix.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for Second Layer

285 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil
3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a Red LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a Red Layer

Now, you are going to be creating the first red layer for your soap recipe. So, weigh 285 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap and melt it in a microwave. Remember to use thirty second intervals to avoid burning. After your soap has melted, add in 12 grams of our Independent Fragrance Oil and 3 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant. Once everything has been mixed well you’re ready for the next step.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Pouring the Second LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Pouring the Second Layer

Now, you are ready to pour your red layer. Start by lightly spraying the top of your previous layer with rubbing alcohol to make sure these layers stick together well. Then, carefully pour your mixture into the mold. After, spray the top of this layer with rubbing alcohol to release any trapped air bubbles. Make sure that your soap sets up completely before you move on to your next step.

 Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weight for the Third Layer

285 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Third LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Third Layer

Next, you are going to be creating another white layer for your melt and pour soap. So, melt another 285 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap. Then, add 12 grams of the Independent Fragrance Oil to the mp soap. Once everything is mixed, you are ready to add this layer to your soap mold. So, lightly spray the top of your previous layer with rubbing alcohol. After you carefully pour your entire mixture into the mold, lightly spray the top with rubbing alcohol to release air bubbles. Make sure to wait until this layer has completely hardened before moving on to the next layer.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for Fourth Layer

285 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Fourth LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Fourth Layer

Now, you are going to create the second red layer. So, measure and melt 285 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap. Then, add in 3 drops of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant and 12 grams of the fragrance oil. After everything is mixed, spray the top of the previous soap layer and carefully pour this layer into the mold. Then, spray with rubbing alcohol to remove air bubbles. While you are waiting for this layer is set up, you can move on to preparing the embed soaps and Epsom salt.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Blue Sprinkles

 20 grams Epsom Salt
3 drops Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
1 gram Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Epsom SaltIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Epsom Salt

Next, you are going to prepare the Epsom salt. So, weigh out 20 grams of Epsom salt and add it to a Ziplock bag. Also, add 3 drops of Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant and 1 gram of Independent Fragrance Oil to the bag. Now, seal the bag and mix everything together until you have a vibrant blue colored salt.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Red Sprinkles

 20 grams Epsom Salt
3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
1 gram Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Red Sprinkles Independence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Red Sprinkles

This process will be almost exactly the same as the blue sprinkles, but this one uses 3 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant instead of the blue soap colorant. So, combine the Epsom salt, soap colorant, and fragrance in a ziplock bag. Just like before, you will need to mix everything in the bag to incorporate the color and scent oil. Once you are done, you will have both the red and blue colored salt to sprinkle on your soaps! Since we don’t have the topping on yet, you can just set both colors aside to use later.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Red Star Embeds

40 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
1 drop Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Red Soap EmbedsIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Red Soap Embeds

Next, we are going to prepare our star embeds for the top of our melt and pour soap. Weigh and melt 40 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap. Then, add in a drop of Tomato Red Soap Colorant and 2 grams of fragrance. Mix well and pour this soap into the star shaped embed mold. Make sure to spray the top with rubbing alcohol to release air bubbles. While you are waiting for these soaps to completely set up before removing them, you can move on to the next step.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weight for the Blue Curls

70 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
3 grams Independent Fragrance Oil
3 grams Vegetable Glycerin
2 drops Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing the Blue Curls

Before creating the soap, you will want to line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Then, you can melt 70 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap in the microwave using thirty second intervals. Afterward, add 3 grams of your fragrance oil and 2 drops of the Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant. Also, add 3 grams of Vegetable Glycerin to make the soap more flexible. Once you stir in blend everything together, pour the soap onto the cookie sheet. Allow the soap to completely set up before trying to cut out strips.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Blue Curls

Now, you are going to use a knife to cut strips out of the soap. You want strips that are about a quarter inch wide and approximately four or five inches long. Once your strip is cut, wind them into a spring-like shape.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weight for Whipped Soap Topping

150 grams Whipped Soap Base
150 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base
15 grams Independent Fragrance Oil
15 grams Vegetable Glycerin

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Whipped Soap ToppingIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Whipped Soap Topping

Since your fourth layer should be set up by now, you are ready to create your whipped soap topping. So, weigh out 150 grams of Whipped Soap Base, 15 grams of Independent Fragrance Oil, and 15 grams of Vegetable Glycerin. Next, whip these ingredients together using a hand mixer. Once you reach a whipped cream consistency, then you can set this mixture aside momentarily.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Adding the Melt and Pour SoapIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Adding the Melt and Pour Soap

Now, you are going to need to prepare the melt and pour soap for your whipped topping. Weigh out 150 grams of the Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base in a separate bowl. Then, melt the soap in the microwave using thirty second intervals. Once your soap is melted you are going to add it to your whipped soap mixture. But, make sure you are ready to move quickly after this point. After adding the mp soap, use your hand mixer to get the mixture to a frosting consistency.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Adding the Whipped Soap Topping

Finally, you are ready to add your whipped topping to your soap loaf. First, lightly spray the top of your layered soap with rubbing alcohol. Then, you can begin to add your whipped soap topping to your soap. Make sure to move quickly enough that your soap doesn’t set up before it is added to the top. Once the top of your soap is covered, you are ready to decorate!

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Decorating the Top of Your SoapIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Decorating the Top of Your Soap

Lastly, you are ready to decorate the top of your soap. You will want to sprinkle both your red and blue Epsom salt sprinkles over the top of your soap. Also, add your embed starts and blue curls. We chose to add two blue curls on either side of each red star, but you can decorate them in a different way if you’d like. After you have your soap decorated and the whipped topping has set up, you can remove your soap from the mold and begin cutting it into bars.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: More Fun for Independence Day

If you are looking for even more fun ideas for Independence Day, then check out this No-Bake Cheesecake Flag Cake on Allrecipes. This delicious dessert is perfect for a July Fourth cook out or even just to celebrate at home. The scrumptious cheesecake is topped with berries that make it look just like an American flag! So, this is a recipe that is perfect for such a patriotic holiday.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Ask Us AnythingIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Ask Us Anything

Hope that you enjoyed this melt & pour soap recipe. If you have any questions about this soap recipe or other creations, then ask just ask us. You can find us at the NG store, on the phone, or online. If you’d like to talk to us online, we would recommend finding us on social media, as it is fast and easy! You can find us on Facebook, Instagram (@ngscents), and Twitter (@ngscents). Hope you have a wonderful Fourth of July. Have some fun and be safe!

May
29

How to Use Aroma Beads


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How to Use Aroma BeadsHow to Use Aroma Beads

We at Natures Garden know all about how to use aroma beads. So, this craft blog would be a great place for you to learn about aroma beads, which are sometimes referred to as sachet beads. We will begin going over all kinds of information for aroma beads, which is perfect if you are wondering what these are or are looking for some recipe ideas. These beads are a simple way to create wonderful room scents and there are a few fun ways to use this product, too. So, try out some fun aroma bead crafts!

How to Use Aroma Beads: What Are Aroma Beads?

Aroma Beads are clear beads made of plastic and are very absorbent. Since these beads are absorbent, they can be used to create some fantastic air fresheners. In fact, aroma beads can absorb up to 30% of the fragrance oil. Since they absorb fragrance, they make wonderful room scents. So, they can either be used on their own to scent your home or they can be added to potpourri to create a lovely room scent blend. 

How to Use Aroma Beads: How Do You Use Aroma Beads?How to Use Aroma Beads: How Do You Use Aroma Beads?

Ultimately, our aroma beads are all used to create all kinds of different aroma bead air fresheners. All you need to make basic diy aroma beads is the aroma beads and the fragrance oils. However, there are so many fun things that you can add to make fantastic air fresheners. So, you can use unique containers, cosmetic colorants, cookie cutters in fun shapes, or many other wonderful ingredients to create your recipes. Many people have used this product as air fresheners in sachets, in smelly jelly jars, in closets, in automobiles, in lockers, in shoes, in vacuum cleaners, in drawers, in air cleaner vents, and so much more.

How to Use Aroma Beads: How Do You Make Aroma Beads?

Aroma bead recipes are fairly simple to create. As long as you know what you are doing, these recipes are low stress and very fun. While there are a few different kinds of recipes that you can choose to create with these beads, there are a few steps that remain the same. First, you will always need to allow your aroma beads to soak in fragrance until everything has been absorbed. Depending on the fragrance you choose and the amount you add, the waiting time can vary. Some may only need to soak over night while others could take up to five days. But, it shouldn’t take more than a week. If you still see leftover oil seven days, then it may be a sign that your beads cannot absorb anymore oil. So, you will want to add a few more beads to absorb the rest of the fragrance oil.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Can I Make an Aroma Bead Candle?How to Use Aroma Beads: Can I Make an Aroma Bead Candle?

Since aroma beads are used to scent the room, they are often thought of being similar to candles. Although they both can use candle making fragrance oils and colorants, a key difference is that aroma beads can’t be used for a hot throw. While it may seem like a good idea to create an aroma bead candle, this will not work as it will melt and burn the plastic. So, you can only have a cold scent throw with this product. So, the product will be best for scenting small areas, like a closet, luggage bag, purse, desk drawer of car air freshener.

How to Use Aroma Beads: How Long Do Aroma Beads Last?

Of course, the most important part of an air freshener is the scent. So, you will want a product that will last as long as possible. Since aroma beads are able to absorb quite a bit of fragrance, they are typically able to outlast other types of air fresheners. However, this can vary depending on the fragrance oil you use. Some fragrances are just naturally stronger than others. So, pick a good candle scent and use the suggested amount and you will have a fantastic room scenting product! You can find some of our strongest candle scents on the Top Candle Scents section of the Natures Garden site.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Can Increase the Scent Throw?

While you can’t create a hot scent throw, there are some things your can do to increase the scent throw of your aroma beads with the same fragrance oil. First, you can increase the air flow circulation of the room. This will help the cold scent throw carry throughout your entire house! Another option that you have to increase the scent is to set your aroma bead ornament in the sun. While you don’t want your aroma bead ornaments to get warm enough to melt, allowing them to get a little warmer will help increase your scent throw a bit. Also, the Organza Air Freshening Beads Recipe in the little pouches are perfect for leaving in the car to get warm and provide a better scent throw.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Simple Aroma Bead Ideas

Now that you know a little bit more about aroma beads, you are ready to get creative and make some fun stuff! While using aroma beads is simple to do, there are lots of different ways that you can use them. So, they’re both simple to make and fun to use. If you are interested in ideas for aroma beads, then we would like to share some of our free craft recipes with you.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Organza Air Freshening Beads RecipeHow to Use Aroma Beads: Organza Air Freshening Beads Recipe

Another easy way to create great air fresheners is the Organza Air Freshening Beads Recipe. All you need to do is let your beads set in one of your favorite fragrance oils until the aroma beads absorb the scent. Then, transfer your beads into a little bag you are ready to use! Personally, I love these as car air fresheners as you can put them in front of an air vent and throw scent throughout your whole car. But, there are so many places that you can decide to use these, too.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Vacuum Air Freshening Beads RecipeHow to Use Aroma Beads: Vacuum Air Freshening Beads Recipe

Another fun idea that you can use with aroma beads is the Vacuum Air Freshening Beads Recipe. Instead of leaving your aroma beads in a bag, you can vacuum them up to circulate the scent in your home. All you have to do is sprinkle some aroma beads on the carpet before you begin to vacuum. Once you sweep up the floor, you will begin smelling throughout your home.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Making Aroma Bead Ornaments

One fun way to create a room scenting product with aroma beads is to creating hanging air fresheners of aroma bead ornaments. You can choose any kind of shape you’d like and even use a nail to create a hole for hanging. Since these room scenting recipes will hang, they are great for both scenting and decorating. If you would like the steps for creating your own hanging air freshener, then check out the How to Make Aroma Bead Ornaments class on our website.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Gingerbread Aroma Beads Air Fresheners RecipeHow to Use Aroma Beads: Gingerbread Aroma Beads Air Fresheners Recipe

One recipe that you can create using aroma beads is the Gingerbread Aroma Beads Air Fresheners Recipe. This recipe is cheerful, festive, and absolutely perfect for the holidays. This recipe uses gingerbread man cookie cutters and puffy paint to create some cute little gingerbread men that would be perfect for decorating around Christmas time. Plus, these gingerbread men smell amazing due to the Gingerbread Fragrance Oil. So, your home will smell delightful and look super cute!

How to Use Aroma Beads: Valentine's Day Bouquet RecipeHow to Use Aroma Beads: Valentine’s Day Bouquet Recipe

Also, you can create a beautiful bouquet of scented crafts that is unique and special. This craft uses soap, aroma buds, and aroma bead ornaments to create the Valentine’s Day Bouquet Recipe. Not only will this recipe smell lovely, but the soaps can actually be used! So, this gorgeous recipe would be perfect for a gift on Valentines Day.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Mulberry Love Air Freshener RecipeHow to Use Aroma Beads: Mulberry Love Air Freshener Recipe

If you want to create that Valentines Day recipe or just want to create cute aroma bead ornaments, then the Mulberry Love Air Freshener Recipe would be a great idea. This creating aroma bead ornaments is similar to other aroma bead recipes. The only difference is that these beads are melted in the oven. This allows the beads to stick together and melt a bit to create a heart shape.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Tips for Aroma Bead Ornaments

While we have recipes and written directions on our class, we know that some people prefer video instructions. If you are interested, we have a YouTube recipe video that could be helpful for creating your aroma bead ornaments. So, you can check out a video on How to Make Aroma Beads Ornaments.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Additional Information

Something important to mention for using aroma bead ornaments in the car is that they may melt. Depending on where you live, your closed car has the potential to get very hot in the summer months. These extreme temperatures could cause your ornaments to begin to melt and fall apart. This would cause a mess and waste your perfectly good fragrance! So, we recommend not using this method for car air fresheners.

How to Use Aroma Beads: How Can I Decorate Aroma BeadsHow to Use Aroma Beads: How Can I Decorate Aroma Beads

Of course, it is fun to have a room scenting recipe that looks cute. Luckily, there are many ways that you can create recipes that are super cute! First, you can use Liquid Candle Colorants to add a pop of color to your recipes. This color would be absorbed just like the fragrance oil. Another option your have for decorating is mica shimmer. You can add some sparkles while the aroma beads are absorbing fragrance to get the mica to stick to the wet beads. Also, you could dust some mica on a finished aroma bead ornament. Speaking of aroma bead ornaments, you can use puffy paint to draw fun designs on any of your finished aroma bead ornaments!

How to Use Aroma Beads: Important to Know

While these recipes can be fun, you should be aware of how fragrance oils need to be handled. First, fragrance oils can eat through finished surfaces, painted surfaces, or plastic surfaces. So, be aware of where you set your aroma beads to soak! If the fragrance seeps out onto an unprotected surface it could lead to damage. We like to leave our aroma beads on the back of the toilet in the bathroom as it can’t damage porcelain. Also, fragrance oils should be kept away from children and pets, as they may try to eat the fragrance. If your child does ingest a fragrance, contact poison control immediately.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Can I Use Soap Colorants?

No, you can’t use soap colorants in your diy aroma beads. Also, you can’t use food coloring in these recipes. Both of these colorants are water soluble and the aroma beads will not absorb them as well as they would for a candle colorant. So, using either food coloring or soap colorants would lead to your finished product leaking color until all the color is gone. This will look bad, make a huge mess, and ultimately be a waste of supplies.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Reach Out to UsHow to Use Aroma Beads: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you learned something new about aroma beads! Once you know how they work, there are all kinds of things that you can create! If you have any more questions about using aroma beads, then you can reach out to us at Natures Garden. Your can find us at the store, call us, or find us on social media. We are on Facebook, Twitter (@ngscents), and Instagram (@ngscents). We will love to hear from you and hope that you have fun creating your home made air fresheners.

Apr
13

20 Mothers Day Crafts


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2020 Mothers Day Crafts Mothers Day Crafts

If you are looking for some unique Mother’s Day gift ideas diy that you can use to create a present for your mom, then you will definitely want to check out our Mothers Day crafts.  This blog is a great place to start looking for a recipe that is perfect for a mom. These bath and body recipes include all kinds of different homemade recipes, like diy bath bombs or homemade lotions, that are perfect for creating as gifts. So, there are plenty of options to choose the best recipe for your mom this Mother’s Day. Plus, our homemade recipes include our gorgeous and feminine fragrance oils to create amazing cosmetics that are great for Mother’s Day.  So, use our blog to find a homemade cosmetics recipe to create a gift that you mother deserves!

20 Mothers Day Crafts:: Valentine's Day Bouquet Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Valentine’s Day Bouquet Recipe

One perfect recipe that you can make with our Angel Love Fragrance Oil is the lovely Valentine’s Day Bouquet Recipe. This delightful recipes a variety of gorgeous scents that blend perfectly in this bouquet of cosmetics and scented flowers.  So, you would need to create aroma bead ornaments in heart shapes. Also, the bouquet includes some Victorian heart soaps and scented aroma buds. This will leave you with an arrangement that looks gorgeous and  smells wonderful. Plus, the soaps can really be used!

 

20 Mothers Day Crafts: Rose Lotion Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Rose Lotion Recipe

Not only is this fantastic scent used for the lovely bouquet recipe, but this fresh, true scent is use to create our Rose Lotion Recipe. The wonderful scent of our true rose fragrance combined with the scent of our rose petal herb infused lotion creates an irresistible lotion recipe. Plus, this lotion recipe includes various oils and butters that create a great homemade moisturizer for dry skin. This will leave you with a lotion that smells absolutely delightful and really cares for your skin.

20 Mothers Day Crafts: Pink Salt Bath Bombs Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Pink Salt Bath Bombs Recipe

Our Pink Salt Bath Bombs Recipe is a perfect choice for anyone looking for unique Mother’s Day gifts. These beautiful diy bath bombs use lovely pink Himalayan Salt, which is pretty and perfect for a bath soak. Plus, this homemade bath bomb recipe uses a nourishing oils that will care for your skin. Plus, this recipe includes our lovely Che Bella Donna Fragrance Oil. So, this lovely bath bomb is amazing for your body and smells delightfully floral.

20 Mothers Day Crafts: Burgundy Rose Bath Milk Soak Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Burgundy Rose Bath Milk Soak Recipe

Another great idea for mother’s day homemade bath soap gifts. One wonderful recipe that you can use is our Burgundy Rose Bath Milk Soak Recipe. This cosmetic recipe uses some herbs and powders, like rose petals and powdered milk, that are perfect for creating a lovely bath soak recipe. Further, this bath and body recipe includes our amazing scented oil. So, you are sure to feel pampered from head to toe after a bath soak with this cosmetic product.

15 Mothers Day Crafts: Lavender Apple Sugar Scrub Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Lavender Apple Sugar Scrub Recipe

This refreshingly clean fragrance oil is a perfect addition to our Lavender Apple Sugar Scrub Recipe. This lovely sugar scrub recipe uses many luscious oils and butters that are very nourishing for the skin. These luscious ingredients include Cocoa Butter, Vitamin E Oil, and so many others. Also, this lovely bath and body recipe uses Beet Root Powder to naturally color this scrub to be a pretty pink color. So, you are sure to love this beautiful and moisturizing scrub recipe!

15 Mothers Day Crafts: Solid Lotion Bar Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Solid Lotion Bar Recipe

Another one of our Mother’s Day gift ideas diy is the Solid Lotion Bar Recipe. This recipe uses various luxurious oils along with creamy shea butter to create a lotion recipe that you are sure to enjoy. Plus, this skin loving recipe is contained in a deodorant stick. So, your homemade lotion is perfect for travel and it is sure not to leave a greasy feeling on your skin. Further, this lovely lotion recipe uses our gorgeous Beautiful Babe Fragrance Oil.

15 Mothers Day Crafts: Glamour Girl Lotion Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Glamour Girl Lotion Recipe

This gorgeous scented oil was used in the formulation of the  Glamour Girl Lotion Recipe. This sophisticated and feminine fragrance oil provides a gorgeous scent for this luscious lotion recipe. Plus,this lovely lotion recipe uses amazing cosmetic oils, like Jojoba Oil and Macadamia Nut Oil, to create a skin loving bath and body product that you are sure to love. So, you will truly enjoy the aroma and skin softening properties of this homemade lotion.

15 Mothers Day Crafts: Mothers Day Bath Bomb Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Mothers Day Bath Bomb Recipe

One wonderful way to include this refreshing floral aroma is our Mothers Day Bath Bomb Recipe. This lovely, feminine aroma is perfect for this bath bomb that uses a flower mold and some of the Calendula Flowers Herb. Plus, this diy bath bomb recipe uses wonderful ingredients, like Bentonite Clay Powder, to create a bath bomb that is relaxing and caring for the body. So, this homemade cosmetic recipe would be perfect for creating a bath bomb that is rejuvenating for the mind and body.

15 Mothers Day Crafts: Lavender Luxury Cold Process Soap Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Lavender Luxury Cold Process Soap Recipe

Our Lavender Luxury Cold Process Soap Recipe is a wonderful recipe for creating a homemade Mother’s Day gift. This homemade soap recipe uses lovely ingredients that are fantastic for the body. This recipe uses real herbs, like Rose Petals and whole Lavender Flowers, that enhance the scent and bath experience. Also, this recipe includes skin loving oils and butters that will leave your skin feeling soft and conditioned.

Soothing Facial Mask Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Soothing Facial Mask Recipe

Now, the soothing facial mask recipe is perfect for mom.  She will love to relax the stress of the day with this face mask.  This face mask includes oatmeal, French green clay and dandelion root.

Potted Sunflower Soap Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Potted Sunflower Soap Recipe

Next, why not give your mother flowers this Mother’s day.  These cute soap flowers are something mom we absolutely love.  Our Potted Sunflower Soap Recipe is made completely of soap and scented with Sunflower Type Fragrance Oil.  For this recipe we used both goats milk soap and clear soap base.

Skin Softening Bath Bombs Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts:  Skin Softening Bath Bombs Recipe

Another great gift for mom are the skin softening bath bombs.  These bath fizzies are scented with Natures Garden’s Bergamot and Tarragon Leaves Fragrance Oil.  We have added bentonite clay along with sweet almond and castor oil to leave her skin feeling soft and refreshed.

Giraffe Bubble Bars Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Giraffe Bubble Bars Recipe

If your mom is a fan of animal prints, why not try the giraffe bubble bars recipe.  Your mom will not only love the pattern, but also the wonderfully soft skin she will have after her bubble bath.  With the the addition of SCI, this bubble bar recipe will not only create a tub full of bubbles, it will also leave her skin nice and silky.  Finally, we scented these bubble bars with Cucumber Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden.  These bubble bars will truly pamper your mom.

 Stacked Flower Tarts Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Stacked Flower Tarts Recipe

Why not make mom some melts for her wax melter.  This Stacked Flower Tarts Recipe will show you how to create wax melts that will melt your mom’s heart.  Make seven wax melts in an array of colors scented with Deb’s Flower Shoppe Fragrance Oil.

Embedded Heart Lip Balm Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Embedded Heart Lip Balm Recipe

Finally, show your mom how much you love her with the embedded heart lip balm recipe.  Create lip balm using an easy to use all natural lip balm base.  Embed each tin of lip balm with a pink heart shaped piece of lip balm.  Not only do these look completely adorable, the lip balm itself is amazing.  Finally, flavor your lip balm with the tropical guava flavor oil from Natures Garden.

Scented Glitter Shoes Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Scented Glitter Shoes

Now, if your mom is like most women, she LOVES shoes.  What’s better than shoes that sparkle?  Scented sparkling shoes, of course.  These particular shoes use Natures Garden’s Red Hot Cinnamon Fragrance Oil.  These scented glitter shoes are red hot!!!

Scented Bling Tennis Shoes Recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Bling Tennis Shoes Recipe

We also know that not all moms like wear heels.  So, why not make her scented bling tennis shoes!  These are perfect for moms that love shoes but are constantly on the go.  She is sure to love the scent too!  Natures Garden scented these shoes with Tinsel Fragrance Oil.

blueberry muffin candle recipe20 Mothers Day Crafts: Blueberry Muffin Candle Recipe

In addition, you can make your mom this fun blueberry muffin candle recipe.  We scented this candle with Natures Garden’s Blueberry Muffin Fragrance Oil.  In fact, we even made the top to look like a blueberry muffin by embedding it with wax blueberries.

20 Mothers Day Crafts: Gourmet Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe

Give mom the gift of chocolate without the calories!  While these might look good enough to eat, you must resist.  These chocolate treats are from our gourmet chocolate bath melts recipe.  While they look and smell like chocolate, they are full of skin loving oils to help your mom nourish and care for her skin.

Natural Lipstick20 Mothers Day Crafts: Natural Lipstick Recipe

Finally, why not create lipstick that your mom will adore.  This natural lipstick recipe is full of oils and butters that are perfect for her lips.  Using lip tints in the color of your choice, you will be able to customize a natural product for your mom.

Mothers Day Crafts: Mothers Day Gifts

Of course, everyone knows that this wonderful holiday is all about showing the woman that raised you some extra love and appreciation. But, sometimes this attempt to show your mom that you care can go all wrong. While it is the thought that counts, sometimes it seems like there should’ve been more thought behind the gifts. An article by Time magazine called 7 Terrible Mother’s Day Gift Ideas talks about some presents that aren’t usually appreciated. This includes ideas like cleaning supplies or homemade cards. While homemade cards may not be a cute idea from adults kids, diy bath and both recipes that are made from quality ingredients and fragrance oils would be a great gift idea. So, take a look at some cosmetic recipes to find one that would be perfect for your mom!

9 Mothers Day Crafts: Contact Us

We hope that you have found at least one of these wonderful homemade recipes that are perfect for your Mother’s Day gift. Whether the recipe was included or not, we would love to hear about the diy cosmetic recipe that you created for your own mom. If you are interested, you can share your diy gifts on any of our social media pages. Also, we are open to answer any questions on these pages, too. You can share your experience on our Facebook page. Also, you can talk to us on either Twitter or Instagram using @ngscents to share with us. We hope to hear from you soon!

Mar
16

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe


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Rainbow Zebra Print Soap RecipeRainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe

If you are looking for a fun recipe for soap without lye, then check out the latest soap creation from Natures Garden! The Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe is a fun way to create your very own soap using a great melt and pour base. Our design was inspired by the beauty of wild zebras. Did you know that each zebra’s stripes are as unique as your fingerprint? This means that no two zebras will have the same pattern. So, we used the unique design of the stripes and made it even wilder by using a rainbow of different colors. This will leave you with bars of soap that are fun and beautiful.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Ingredients Available From Natures Garden

Yogurt Melt and Pour Soap Base
Teal FUN Soap Colorant 
Neon Blue Soap Colorant
Yelp Yellow Soap Colorant 
Neon Pink Soap Colorant
Square Loaf – Mold Market Molds
Amazingly Grace Fragrance Oil
8oz Blue PET Bullet Bottles
Black Fine Mist Sprayers 24/410
Mitre Box – Stainless Steel
Cutter For Mitre Box – Stainless Steel

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Other Equipment Needed

A few Mixing Bowls (5)
Scale (grams)
Rubbing Alcohol
Mixing Spoon
Block (or another object to slide under the mold)

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Total Weights and Amounts

1408 grams of the Yogurt Melt and Pour Soap Base
5 drops of the Yelp Yellow Soap Colorant
6 drops of the Teal FUN Soap Colorant
5 drops of the Neon Blue Soap Colorant
68 grams of the Amazingly Grace Fragrance Oil
5 drops of the Neon Pink Soap Colorant

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Preparing Your Craft Area

Before you begin creating your recipe there are a few things that you can do to make the process easier and more fun. First, you will want to collect your equipment for this recipe. This way you won’t have your melted soap set up while you look for supplies. While this won’t ruin your recipe, it can become frustrating. Further, you want to make sure your supplies and work area are clean. This will make sure that dirt or crumbs from other projects don’t make their way into your recipe. Also, you can fill up your bullet bottle with rubbing alcohol and place a sprayer on top. This will ensure that you will have this ready to use before your layers set up.  Also, decide what order you want to pour your layers.  We created this soap a few times, varying the order of the colors.  You can choose to pour your colors in any order.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Weighing and Scenting the First LayerRainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Weighing and Scenting the First Layer

First, you are going to prepare the bottom layer of your soap loaf. So, weigh 152 grams of the Yogurt Melt and Pour Soap Base into your mixing bowl. Melt the soap thoroughly using 30 second intervals and stir between heating to prevent scorching. Next, weigh 7 grams of the Amazingly Grace Fragrance Oil. Mix this into your soap base. Now, you are ready to pour.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Pouring the First LayerRainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Pouring the First Layer

Next, we are going to pour this first layer into our square loaf mold. So, you are going to need to prop up one side. We used a small block of wood, but you can use anything you can find to raise one side of the mold. Creating this angle will allow us to make stripes that better resemble a zebra pattern. Once your layer has been poured remember to spray the top with the rubbing alcohol. This will release any bubbles and allow your layers to stick together.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Making the Yellow Layer

Now, we are ready to create our yellow layer for this soap. So, weigh 200 grams of the mp soap base into a clean mixing bowl. Use a microwave in short bursts to melt the soap and mix between heating. After, add 10 grams of the fragrance oil. Plus, you will add 5 drops of the Yelp Yellow FUN Soap Colorant. Make sure to incorporate this your soaps well enough that your color is even. Then, you can get ready to pour.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Pouring the Second LayerRainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Pouring the Second Layer

For this step, we are going to be pouring the second layer into the soap mold. First, we need to make sure that the previous layer has set up almost completely. The timing is very important with this recipe.  You want the soap to form a pretty thick film.  However, you don’t want it to be completely hardened.  If it still has some flexibility when you pour your next layer, the line will be more wavy like a zebra instead of sharp and angled.  Once you are sure you are ready to pour, you will need to take your mold off the block and set it flat. Since our last layer was already at an angle, this layer will fill in the spaces. Once you have added all of this layer, lightly spray the top with the rubbing alcohol.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Creating the Next LayerRainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Creating the Next Layer to Pour

Now, we are going to make our second white layer for this recipe. So, weigh 152 grams of the soap base into a mixing bowl. Carefully melt the mp soap in a microwave. Then, add 7 grams of the fragrance oil to the mixture. Combine these ingredients thoroughly before you move on to pouring the mixture.

Next, we will get ready to pour this layer. So, check your yellow soap layer and see whether it has set up. Since these layers are fairly thin, they shouldn’t take too long to set up. When your soap is ready you can leave the mold flat and begin to pour. After, you will need to lightly spray the top of this layer with the alcohol.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Creating the Teal LayerRainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Creating the Teal Layer

Next, we are going to be making the teal colored layer for our homemade soap. After you measure 200 grams of soap base, melt the soap using a microwave. Remember to use short bursts and periodically stir. Once your soap is melted add 10 grams of the scented oil and 6 drops of the Teal FUN Soap Colorant. Mix all of your ingredients together well. Then, we can move on to creating this next part of the design.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Creating a Forked Layer

This part of the soap will be slightly different than the other layers. We are going to create a forked layer with our teal mixture. First, you will need to pour about half of your teal soap into the mold. For this part, your mold will remain flat on the table. Then, spray the layer with alcohol and allow the soap to set up.

Once your teal layer has set up completely you are ready to add the white portion of the fork. First, you are going to need to tilt your mold. We used two of our blocks to create a bigger tilt and make sure that the white layer was only on one side of the mold. Depending on what you have used to angle your mold, you may need to play with your height a bit before you are ready to pour. Melt 150 grams of the yogurt soap and add 7 grams of the Amazingly Grace Fragrance Oil. Once you have added this white layer you can spray the top with rubbing alcohol. Make sure to leave the soap mold angle the same way until you pour your next layer.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Adding the Other Half of the Teal MixtureRainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Adding the Other Half of the Teal Mixture

Next, we are going to be finishing the forked layer with the rest of our teal colored soap. So, make sure that the white soap has set up. Then, you can melt the teal soap again. Once your soap has melted you will pour the teal soap into the mold at the same angle as your previous white layer. After, you can spray the tops with rubbing alcohol. Now, this will leave you with a forked appearance for this stripe.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Adding the Next White LayerRainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Adding the Next White Layer

Now, we are ready to create our next layer for this soap. So, melt 150 grams of the melt and pour soap in the microwave. After, you will need to include 7 grams of the fragrance oil and mix the ingredient well. Once everything is ready to pour, check that your last layer has mostly set up. If it has, then you can start pouring this layer.

First, you will need to get rid of the angle. So, you can set the mold down flat on your work surface. Now, you will pour this scented white soap on top of your hardened teal layer. Once everything has been added you can spray the top with rubbing alcohol. Then, move on to creating the next layer.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Adding the Blue and White LayersRainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Adding the Neon Blue and White Layers

This time you will be mixing up the neon blue layer for our recipe. So, carefully melt another 200 grams of soap into a clean mixing bowl. Once your soap is all melted you will need to add 10 grams of the fragrance oil along with 5 drops of the Neon Blue FUN Soap Colorant. Make sure to mix these ingredients thoroughly. Once the previous layer has completely set up you can add the blue layer on top. Then, spray the top of this layer with the rubbing alcohol.

Now, you will be mixing the next layer for your zebra soap recipe. You will need to melt 150 grams of the Melt and Pour Soap Base in the microwave. Once your soap has been completely melted, you can add 7 grams of the scented oil. Mix this ingredient into the soap. After the blue layer has completely set up you are ready to pour in this next layer. Remember to spray the top with alcohol before moving on to the next step.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Pink Layer

You will need to create the pink soap for this next layer. So, melt 200 grams of the yogurt mp soap.  Then, 10 grams of the fragrance to your melted soap. Also, mix in 5 drops of Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant. After all this is mixed together, check that your previous layer has set up completely. Once it has you can move on to the next step.

Next, we are going to be pouring the pink layer onto your soap. This next layer will be slightly angled. You can use a similar height to the yellow layer and add the wedge to the opposite side as before. As soon as you get your desired angle, pour in this pink mixture. Then, spray the top with rubbing alcohol.

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Mixing and Adding the Top Layer

Finally, we are going to be adding the last layer for the zebra print soap. You will need to melt 150 grams of the soap in a microwave. Then, incorporate 7 grams of the fragrance oil. Once everything has mixed together you should check to make sure that the pink layer has set up completely. If it has, then remove the object from underneath the mold and pour your soap. After the soap is in the mold, spray the soap to release any air bubbles. Now, you just need to wait for your last layer to set up and you will be ready to cut and use your soap!

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Interesting Facts

Zebras are such majestic animals, but their beautiful stripes are just for looks. There are quite a few ideas as to how these unique patterns are beneficial. Firstly, the zebras are able to use each of their unique patterns in a group to confuse predators. Since these stripes help the zebras blend into their herd, they will even circle around young animals to create a defensive barrier. But, there are quite a few more reasons why this pattern is so important. If you would like to learn a bit more, then you should go to the article Plains Zebra by National Geographic

Rainbow Zebra Print Soap RecipeRainbow Zebra Print Soap Recipe: Talk to Us

We hope that you enjoyed this fun soap recipe as much as we have. If you would like to share your creation with us, we would love to hear all about it. Also, we are available to answer any questions and concerns. Just reach out to us on social media and we will be able to get right back to you. You can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, we are on both Instagram and Twitter. So, you can find us with @ngscents for those. Can’t wait to hear from you!

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Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe


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Rainbow Bubble Bar RecipeRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe

The Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe is another wonderful bath and body recipe available at Natures Garden. This wonderful bath recipe is perfect for providing a fun experience as you relax in the tub. This recipe uses five vibrantly colored layers to create a virtual rainbow right at home! Plus, each of these bright colors are scented with the delightful Rain Fragrance Oil. This scent is a refreshing ozony aroma with hints of lily of the valley, fresh hyacinth, with a top note of wisteria. So, it is the perfect scent that is reminiscent of a warm, misty day with sunshine and bright fluffy clouds, which is the exact right place for a wide, beautiful rainbow.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Ingredients Available at Natures Garden

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
Cream of Tartar
Corn Starch
Rain Fragrance Oil
Safflower Oil
Vegetable Glycerin
Neon Red FUN Soap Colorant
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Orange FUN Soap Colorant
Yelp Yellow FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
Deep Purple FUN Soap Colorant
Natures Garden Apron
Safety Mask
Rubber Safety Gloves
Safety Glasses

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Other Equipment Needed

Mixing Bowls (1 large and 5 medium)
Mixing Spoon
Parchment Paper or Silicone Baking Mat
Scale
Knife
Rolling Pin (or something similar)

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Total Weights and Amounts

410 grams Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (2 cups)
460 grams Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda (2 cups)
224 grams Cream of Tartar (2/3 cup)
72 grams Corn Starch (2/3 cup)
200 grams Vegetable Glycerin (2/3 cup)
24 grams Safflower Oil (2 TBSP)
14 grams Rain Fragrance Oil
5 drops Deep Purple FUN Soap Colorant
5 drops Neon Red FUN Soap Colorant
10 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
5 drops Yelp Yellow FUN Soap Colorant
10 drops Neon Orange FUN Soap Colorant
5 drops Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Preparing Supplies and Work

Before you begin creating your colorful bubble bar you are going to want to prepare a few things. First, you should make sure that your work space is clear and clean. This will ensure that you have plenty of room to work. Also, you should have all your equipment is clean and ready to use. Just a simple wash will help to prevent dust or dirt from getting into your recipe. Further, it may help to have all of your equipment and supplies nearby. This will make it easier to create your craft, as you won’t have to go far to find what you need.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Combining the Dry Ingredients Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Combining the Dry Ingredients

First, you are going to need to measure all of the dry ingredients for this recipe. You will need a large mixing bowl and a gram scale. Then, weigh 460 grams of baking soda, 410 grams of sodium cocoyl isethionate, 224 grams cream of tartar, and 72 grams of corn starch. After all your ingredients have been added you will need to mix it all together. Also, you should try to break up any clumps.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Weighing the Wet IngredientsRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Weighing the Wet Ingredients

Next, you are going to combine all of the wet ingredients for this bubble bars. You will need to add these to your large mixing bowl with the dry ingredients. You can either weigh these ingredients into a separate bowl first or weigh everything directly into the mixing bowl. So, you will need to add 200 grams of the vegetable glycerin, 24 grams of the safflower oil, and 14 grams of the Rain Fragrance Oil to the mixture.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Mixing Everything TogetherRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Mixing Everything Together

Now that both wet and dry ingredients are included, you can begin mixing your dough. You will need to make sure that you break up any clumps and continue until you have the right consistency. If you don’t get a doughy consistency after mixing everything together well, then you can add a bit more vegetable glycerin. You can tell that you need more when the dough is crumbly. However, you want to be careful not to add too much, as it will not set up properly when it is too wet.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Separating the Bubble Bar Dough

After everything has been mixed together you are going to separate the batch into five equal portions. You can eyeball the amounts, but you should have about 280 grams of the dough in each of the five mixing bowls.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Making the Red Colored PortionRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Making the Red Colored Portion

Now that your dough has been separated you can grab one of these portions to color. So, you will need to add 10 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant along with 5 drops of the Neon Red FUN Soap Colorant. After both of these colorants have been added you will need to use your gloved hands to mix the color in evenly. After you have a bright red hue throughout this portion you can roll it into a ball and set it aside for now.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding Orange ColorantRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding Orange Colorant

Next, we are going to create the orange portion of this recipe. So, grab one of the unused mixing bowls to add 10 drops of the Neon Orange FUN Soap Colorant. Then, you will need to use gloved hands to fully incorporate the soap colorant. After all the color is evenly distributed roll the dough into a ball and set this portion aside.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Creating the Yellow Portion

Now, we are going to mix up the yellow portion of this recipe. Grab one of the uncolored portions of the bubble bar. Then, you will need to add 5 drops of the Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant. You will need to mix the color into the batch until it is evenly distributed throughout the entire portion. Then, you can roll up the yellow dough and set it aside.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Making the Green PortionRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Making the Green Portion

Then, we will need to mix the green portion of the batch. So, retrieve one of the two remaining uncolored portions. You need to add 5 drops of the Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant to the bowl. After you add your colorant to the batch, you will need to mix everything together. So, use your gloved hand to evenly disperse the color. Once you are finished, you can roll this into a ball and set it aside for now.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding the Purple Colorant Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding the Purple Colorant

Finally, we are going to create the purple portion of our bubble bar. So, grab your last uncolored portion of the recipe. You will add 5 drops of the Deep Purple FUN Soap Colorant. Now, mix the colorant into the batter using your gloved hands. Once the color is even in the dough you can roll it into a ball and set aside.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Getting Ready to Roll ColorsRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Getting Ready to Roll Colors

Now that are the layers are colored we are going to need to get ready to roll everything. You will either need a silicone mat or a piece of parchment paper. Next, lightly dust the mat or paper with some baking soda. This will help keep your bubble bar from sticking as you pick up and roll the layers.  You also should dust your rolling pin with baking soda so the dough doesn’t stick to that either.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Rolling Out the First Layer Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Rolling Out the First Layer

Just like a real rainbow, we are going to have the red on the outside. So, grab your ball of red dough from its bowl. You can set this dough ball in the center of your sheet or mat. Then, roll the ball into a flat, rectangle shape.  Also, make sure that you leave this layer about a quarter inch thick. Remember that as you add more layers this initial layer will continue to get thinner.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Laying Down the Orange LayerRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Laying Down the Orange Layer

Next, we are going to add the orange layer to the bubble bar. So, take your rolled up orange ball of dough. Place this orange ball right on top of the previous layer. Roll the orange layer to match the shape of the red layer. You don’t need to be exact, but make sure that you have a similar shape and are near the edges.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Rolling the Yellow Layer Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Rolling the Yellow Layer

Now, you are going to create the yellow layer of your bubble bar. You will need to take the rolled up yellow portion and place it on the orange layer. As you can see, we didn’t have a rolling pin available and got creative. You can use a rolling pin effectively, but we used our 16 oz bottle of Safflower Oil to roll our dough. Either way, you will need to roll the yellow similarly to the previous layers.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Rolling the Green Layer

Then, you will be ready to create the green layer for your bubble bar recipe. You will need to take the green ball of dough and add it to the center of your yellow layer. Now, you will need to roll out this green layer until it is about the same shape and nearly at the edges.

 

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Creating the Final Layer

Finally, you are going to add your purple layer to your bubble bar. So, place your ball of purple to the center of the previous layer. You will need to roll out this layer similarly to the other layers. While blue would’ve gone between the green and purple layers, we were worried about adding too many layers. Since every added layer will make the layers beneath it thinner, we didn’t want stretch the layers too thin. If you would like you can try to include this layer, but you are going to need to be super careful with rolling your layers.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Wrapping Up the Bubble BarRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Wrapping Up the Bubble Bar

Now that all your layers are added, you are ready to roll them into a loaf. So, turn your layers so that the mat or paper is vertical. Then, take the edge that is closest to you and slowly roll the dough the same way that you would wrap up a jelly roll. Be careful to roll the dough evenly as you go to make sure that it is lined up.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Slicing Your Finished ProductRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Slicing Your Finished Product

Lastly, you will need to slice your bubble bar loaf into individual bars. You will want each one to be somewhere between 1 and 2 inches thick. So, you should end up with about 8 slices. But this can vary slightly depending on the thickness of your slices. After all of your loaf has been sliced you will need to let the bubble bars set up. Simply separate the slices a bit and let them sit in one place for some time. This process can take between 48 and 72 hours. This time will vary based on your climate, but you will be able to tell that your batch has completely set up because they will become hard.

Once your bubble bars have set up they will be ready to use! All you have to do is crumble one under some warm, running bath water. Then, you will be all set for a fun rainbow bath.

Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Find A Rainbow DayRainbow Bubble Bar Recipe: Find A Rainbow Day

According to the National Day Calendar, National Find A Rainbow Day is on April 3rd every year.  Even though I am always so happy to find a bright, beautiful rainbow up in the sky, I didn’t know there was a national day for finding them. They are such a beautiful sight with all the lovely colors and grandness of the size. So, I hope I can find one this year. But, even if we can’t find one this year at least we will still have this bubbly rainbow recipe!

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We hope that you enjoyed this fun bath and body recipe! If you tried out this recipe, then we would love to see your finished product. Whether you followed our steps or switched it up a bit, it would be fun to see what you have made. You could easily share with us on Facebook, Twitter (@ngscents), or Instagram (@ngscents). Plus, we are available for questions and comments, too. So, we hope to hear from you soon!