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Apr
03

13 Fun Slime Ideas


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13 Fun Slime Ideas13 Fun Slime Ideas

Last week Natures Garden had so much fun creating scented slime!  It was a day of slime making that I personally will never forget!  Today, let’s look at some fun slime ideas for all of the slime makers out.  Below, we are going to share some of our very favorite scented slimes using some of our most popular slime scents!  We will look at some of the key ingredients used in slime.  In addition, we will talk about some of the fun decorative things you can do with slime.  We also look at coloring options for slime making.

13 Fun Slime Ideas: A Basic Slime Recipe

Before we look at our 13 fun slime ideas or ways to jazz up your slime, let’s talk about the ingredients and some slime making basics.  First, you will need glue and shaving cream.  In addition, you will need borax and water.  Finally, the fun stuff!  You will need color, scent, and fragrance oil.

Creating the Borax SolutionA Basic Slime Recipe:  Creating the Borax Solution

First, you will need to create a borax solution.  In a bullet bottle, add 8 ounces of warm water.  Then, add 1/2 teaspoon of borax.  Place a disc lid on top, in the closed position.  Then, shake the bottle to mix the ingredients together.  Set this aside, for now, we will come back to it.

Mixing the Glue and Shaving CreamA Basic Slime Recipe:  Mixing the Glue and Shaving Cream

We found that we like adding shaving cream to ours to give our slime a nice fluffy look.  However, if you are using clear glue, you will not want to do this.  Your slime will not remain clear.  In deep mixing bowl, add one cup of Elmer’s Glue.  Then, add about two cups of shaving cream.  Use your hands to mix everything together.

Adding the Fragrance Oil and ColorA Basic Slime Recipe:  Adding the Fragrance Oil and Color

Now, we will add color and scent.  These two ingredients can be added right to the glue/shaving cream mixture.  Once you have added the scent and color, mix everything together.  When choosing a color you have a couple of options.  You can use either the FUN Soap Colorants or Da Bomb Soap Dyes.  When scenting your slime, you want to make sure you use a body safe fragrance oil and do not go over the maximum usage rate found on the IFRA certificate for that fragrance oil.  The IFRA certificate can be found in the description of each fragrance oil.

Adding the Borax Solution to the Other IngredientsA Basic Slime Recipe:  Adding the Borax Solution to the Other Ingredients

Now, you will need the borax solution you created.  Add a small amount of the borax solution to the bowl containing your glue mixture.  Then, mix everything together.  Continue to add small amounts of the borax solution and mixing until you have a fluffy slime consistency.  However, be careful not to add too much of the solution.  If you add too much, you slime will not stretch.  If you do not add enough, however, it will be too sticky.  Once you create your slime, you can package it in these jars and lids.

A Basic Slime Recipe: Decorating Your Slime

You have several options when it comes to decorations.  You can add glitter, slime charms, beads, and confetti.  The sky is the limit.  Below, we will show you some of the ways we decorated our slime to give it a fun twist.  We took into consideration the scent that we were using when creating the slime and had so much fun making scented slime!

Yummy Gummy Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Yummy Gummy Slime

First, we have the Yummy Gummy Slime.  This slime recipe uses Natures Garden’s Yummy Gummy Fragrance Oil.  So, what does the Yummy Gummy scent smell like?  If you guessed gummy bears you would be correct.  Keep reading for a little more about this scent.  This slime uses green glitter to color the clear glue slime.  In addition, we added gummy bear charms that pair perfectly with this fun candy aroma!  How did we make this slime?  We started with a basic slime recipe.  Then, we added the scent and some bright neon green glitter.  Once everything was mixed together, we added the adorable little gummy bears.

 Yummy Gummy Fragrance OilYummy Gummy Slime:  Yummy Gummy Fragrance Oil

Yummy Gummy fragrance oil is a Natures Garden original scent. These gummy candies are a favorite of so many.  This gummy candy is bursting with fruity flavor and goodness.  The top notes of this fragrance oil include orange, peach, and lemon.  Those top notes are followed by middle notes of coconut, raspberry, and grape that lead to base notes of plum, pear, and a sweet vanilla.

13 Fun Slime Ideas: Bacon Slime

Next, we have the bacon slime created at Natures Garden.  This slime was created using white glue and shaving cream.  It was then scented with bacon fragrance oil.  Once we created the slime, we divided our slime into three equal portions.  Each portion was placed into its own bowl.  Then, we colored our slime.  One of the three bowls was left uncolored.  One was colored with our red oxide FUN Soap Colorant.  To the third bowl, we added just a tiny bit of red oxide and a drop or two of the tomato red FUN Soap Colorant.  We mixed the colorant into each bowl, washing our hands in between mixing so we didn’t mix the colors.  Once we had the slime colored, we stretched the slime out and layered it.  Then, we placed it in the jar.

 Bacon Fragrance OilBacon Slime:  Bacon Fragrance Oil

So what does the bacon fragrance oil smell like?  Bacon, of course.    It smells just like the real thing.  Who doesn’t love bacon!

 

 

Blue Raspberry Slushie Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Blue Raspberry Slushie Slime

Now, we have a blue raspberry slushie slime recipe to talk about.  This is another slime that uses white glue and shaving cream.  Once we created the actual slime and added the blue raspberry scent, we added some sparkle.  How did we make this slime sparkle like an ice cold slushie?  We added a few teaspoons of the Diamond Dust mica pigment from Natures Garden.  We also added about 5 drops or so of the blue Da Bomb Soap Dye.  Once we had everything mixed together, we added some ice blue slime beads to give the slime some texture.

 Blue Raspberry Slushie Fragrance OilBlue Raspberry Slushie Slime:  Blue Raspberry Slushie Fragrance Oil

So, what does the Blue Raspberry Slushie Fragrance Oil smell like?  It smells like those super awesome blue raspberry sno cones that we all love so much.  This slushie scent is the aroma of fresh raspberries, sweet cotton candy, and the effervescence pop of crisp crushed ice.

 

Bunny Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Bunny Slime

This one is just in time for Easter.  Our Bunny Slime is scented with Easter Bunny Burps Fragrance Oil.  We also used both white glue and shaving cream for a nice fluffy slime.  We also added Natures Garden’s ultramarine violet FUN Soap Colorant to get a pretty pastel purple color that is perfect for Springtime!  Once we created our scented slime, we added pink, purple, and blue slime confetti hearts and topped added a bunny slime charm to the top of the jar.

 

 Easter Bunny Burps Fragrance OilBunny Slime:  Easter Bunny Burps Fragrance Oil

So, what does Easter Bunny Burps fragrance oil smell like?  Some might think an Easter Basket.  But, no, we wanted this scent to reflect any bunny’s lifestyle. This Natures Garden original scent is a vibrant blend of shimmering garden greens that lead to just a hint of fresh mint.  Then, a blend of spring flowers will hit you with green tones.  The scent is warmed with glowing notes of sandalwood and hints of musk to finish the scent.

Hot Fudge Brownie Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Hot Fudge Brownie Slime

So, next we have a hot fudge brownie slime.  This one not only looks AMAZING, but the scent is out of this world!  How did we make this slime?  This is another fluffy slime recipe using both white glue and shaving cream.  We scented it with Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden.  Then, we colored about 2/3 of the slime with brown oxide and a small amount of black oxide FUN Soap Colorants to give it a chocolate color.  Finally, when placing it in our jar, we added the brown first, keep just a little bit of the brown to top the slime.  Once we added the white slime to the top we used that leftover brown to drizzle the top.  Of course, it wouldn’t be complete without a cherry charm on top.  We also added a chocolate bar charm.

 Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance OilHot Fudge Brownie Slime:  Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil

Hot Fudge Brownies fragrance oil by Natures Garden is the aroma of scrumptious chocolate brownies smothered in hot fudge with a slight hint of warm vanilla.  Our customers love the Hot Fudge Brownies fragrance oil so much that they have made it one of our bestsellers!

Fruity Rings Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Fruity Rings Slime

Next, we have the Fruity Rings Slime.  This slime scent is quite possibly our most popular.  This slime is simply a fluffy white slime.  We then scented it with Natures Garden’s Fruity Rings Fragrance Oils.  Then, we added fruity rings slime charms.  We wanted it to look just like a bowl of cereal, so we kept it simple with this slime recipe.  While it is simple to make, it clearly looks totally fabulous and smells wonderful too.

 

 Fruity Rings Fragrance OilFruity Rings Slime:  Fruity Rings Fragrance Oil

So, what does Fruity Rings Fragrance Oil smell like?  It can be compared to the fruit flavored rings cereal that we all love so much!  This Natures Garden fragrance oil begins with the aromas of lemon rinds, lime, and grapefruit.  This leads to middle notes of lemongrass, lily, and verbena.  This fruity scent is finished notes of vanilla and sugar.

Mermaid Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Mermaid Slime

So, next we have our Mermaid Slime.  Of course, we had to scent it with the Mermaid Kisses Fragrance Oil.  Once we created a fluffy scented slime, we divided our slime into three.  We used neon pink, neon blue, and ultramarine violet FUN Soap Colorants to color them.  We didn’t need much of each colorant, just enough to give the slime pretty pastel colors.  Once the slime was colored, we stretched it, layered it, and pressed it into the jar.  We added some fun purple star slime confetti and purple slime beads.  Finally, we added a purple shell charm and mermaid fin.

 Mermaid Kisses Fragrance OilMermaid Slime: Mermaid Kisses Fragrance Oil

When sea salt and ocean mist meet ultra feminine floral notes,  you’ll experience this Natures Garden original scent.  Mermaid Kisses Fragrance Oil starts with notes of ocean mist mixed with sea moss and dewy cyclamen petals.  At the center of this feminine scent, you will find notes of geranium flowers along with water mint, and coriander seeds.  This all leads to a base of white cedar wood and earthy vetiver.

Cotton Candy Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Cotton Candy Slime

Now, let’s talk about the cotton candy slime.  Of course, we scented the slime with NG’s Cotton Candy Fragrance Oil.  This is a two toned pink and blue fun slime idea.  In fact, this is my personal favorite of our 13 fun slime ideas.  It is a fluffy slime using both Natures Garden’s neon pink FUN Soap Colorant and the neon blue FUN Soap Colorant.  Once scented, the slime was divided and colored.  Then, we placed the jar on its side to fill it.  We added the pink then, the blue slime right on top of the pink.  Once we filled the jar, we put it right side up and added blue heart slime confetti to the pink side and pink star confetti to the blue side.

 Cotton Candy Fragrance OilCotton Candy Slime: Cotton Candy Fragrance Oil

So, what will your cotton candy scented slime smell like?  Cotton Candy Fragrance Oil is the sweet sugary aroma of freshly spun cotton candy.  It has a mixture of fresh strawberry and French vanilla.  It is also a Natures Garden best selling fragrance oil.

 

Bubblegum Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Bubblegum Slime

Now, we have bubblegum slime.  This slime recipe uses the red Da Bomb Soap Dye and Bubblegum Fragrance Oil, of course.  Once the slime was created, colored, and scented, we added some pink slime beads to give the slime a little texture.  In addition, we added some light pink heart confetti to show our love for this slime.  It is the perfect shade of bubble gum pink and smells just like the real thing!

 

 Bubblegum Fragrance OilBubblegum Slime: Bubblegum Fragrance Oil

So, what are the notes of Natures Garden’s Bubblegum Fragrance Oil?  Natures Garden’s bubble gum scent is an aroma of a sweet, juicy childhood bubblegum.  It starts with top notes of orange, banana, and pineapple.  Those top notes lead to middle notes of both cherry and peach.  Finally, the scent has lingering bottom notes of vanilla.

 

Pink Sugar Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Pink Sugar Slime

Now, let’s look at the pink sugar slime.  This fluffy slime uses the neon pink FUN Soap Colorant from Natures Garden along with one of my very favorite NG scents.  Of course, it uses Pink Sugar fragrance oil.  Throughout the slime, you will find white iridescent glitter to give this pink slime a ton of sparkle and a sweet sugary look that is perfect for the pink sugar scent.  Yes, I know, the sparkle does not come through very well in the picture.  However, trust me, it’s so very pretty!

 Pink Sugar Type Fragrance OilPink Sugar Slime: Pink Sugar Fragrance Oil

So, what does one of my favorite scents smell like?  Pink Sugar fragrance oil from Natures Garden sweet fruity blend of cotton candy, caramel, raspberry jam, and lemon drops.  This is all on a dry down of musk.  Not only do I love Pink Sugar fragrance oil, but our customers do as well.  In fact, they have made this scent a best seller.

Popcorn Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Popcorn Slime

Next, we have the buttered popcorn slime.  We used just a small amount of the yellow Da Bomb Soap Dye in this one along with Natures Garden’s buttered popcorn scent.  In addition, we topped this fluffy slime with some decorative yellow glitter!  If you love popcorn, you will adore this slime scent!

 Buttered Popcorn Fragrance OilPopcorn Slime: Buttered Popcorn Fragrance Oil

So, what does this popcorn slime smell like?  Buttered Popcorn fragrance oil by Natures Garden is the delicious aroma of freshly popped popcorn with rich creamy butter.

 

Monkey Fart Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Monkey Farts Slime

Last but not least, we have the Monkey Farts Slime!  This slime recipe uses the neon yellow FUN Soap Colorant from Natures Garden.  In addition, this slime is scented with the Natures Garden original fragrance, Monkey Farts.  Finally, we added some fun peach confetti and small slime beads.

 Monkey Farts Fragrance OilMonkey Farts Slime: Monkey Farts Fragrance Oil

So, what exactly does Monkey Farts fragrance oil by Natures Garden smell like! Are you expecting something disgusting? This sweet and fruity fragrance is definitely not! This fun aroma begins with fruity notes of bananas and juicy grapefruit.  These lead to middle notes of kiwi, juicy bubblegum, and strawberries.  Finally, you will find hints of vanilla at its base.

Cucumber and Melon Slime13 Fun Slime Ideas: Cucumber and Melon Slime

This particular slime was scented with Cucumber and Melons Fragrance Oil.  We divide it into two equal portions.  Then, to one half we added the neon green FUN Soap Colorant.  To the second half, we added some of the lime green FUN Soap Colorant and just a tiny bit of the neon yellow FUN Soap Colorant.  We stretched out the first half and placed it in front of us.  Then,  we stretch out the second half and placed it right on top of the first half.  Finally, we twisted it together and put it in the jar.  It smells fabulous!

 Cucumber & Melons Fragrance OilCucumber and Melon Slime: Cucumber and Melons Fragrance Oil

So, what does this slime smell like?  Cucumber and Melons fragrance oil by Natures Garden is an aroma of sweet and sour cucumber.  It has a deep green oily note with hints of violet.  This delightful fragrance oil finishes with a background of fresh honeydew melon.

Mar
29

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax


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How to Make Scented Slime with BoraxHow to Make Scented Slime with Borax

Have you gotten into the slime craze? If you are asking yourself “What is Slime?”, then you should definitely check out this fun NG blog! First of all, slime is something ooey, gooey, and fun to play with. Plus, you can make some awesome slime recipes right at home! Further, slime ingredients are hard to find. In fact, you can make your slime recipe with just a few easy-to-find ingredients. If you want to make slime that is a cut above simple slime recipes, then you can use Natures Garden wholesale fragrances and cosmetic colorants to add even more fun to your recipes! Not only can you check out our Scents for Slime, but you can choose between many other body safe scented oils! So, check out this blog to learn how to make scented slime with borax that is colorful and scented!

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Ingredients You Will Need

White Elmer’s School Glue
Barbosol Original Shaving Cream
NG FUN Soap Colorants or Da Bomb Soap Dye
Borax
Body Safe Fragrance Oil
Medium Mixing Bowl
8 oz Bullet Bottle
24/410 Black Smooth Disc Lids
8 oz Clear PET Jars
White Smooth Lids 70/400
Disposable Gloves (optional)

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Weights and Amounts for Ingredients

1 cup of White Elmer’s School Glue
2 cups of Barbosol Original Shaving Cream
4 milliliters (or 5 grams) of a Body Safe Fragrance Oil
A few drops of the cosmetic colorant (NG FUN Soap Colorants or
Da Bomb Soap Dye)
1/2 teaspoon of Borax

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Creating the Borax Solution

First, you are going to need to create your borax solution for this recipe. While it is the first thing you create for this recipe, it will be the last thing that you will add to your slime mixture. So, you will need to add a teaspoon of the borax to an 8 oz bullet bottle to start. Then, you will add eight ounces or cup of warm water to the bottle (you will want to fill the eight ounce bullet bottle completely without overfilling). Then, you will need to add the smooth disc lid to the bullet bottle. Now, you need to make sure the lid is closed and sealed tight. Then, you will be able to shake the bottle to mix up your borax solution. After the warm water and borax are fully mixed, you can set this mixture aside for a later step.

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Mixing Your SlimeHow to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Adding the Glue and Shaving Cream

Next, you will want to get a medium mixing bowl. You will need to add 1 cup of plain white Elmer’s Glue and 2 cups of the Barbosol Shaving Cream. These will be the two main ingredients of your fluffy slime recipe. Once you have these two ingredients in your mixing bowl, you will want to add your colorant and your chosen wholesale fragrance oil. If you have not yet decided on a fragrance oil or the soap colorants, then you should continue reading before you begin to mix the shaving cream and white glue.

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: What Can Replace Food Coloring in Slime

Including either NG FUN Soap Colorants or Da Bomb Soap Dye can provide you with a wide array of vivid colors! Our Da Bomb dyes come in the three primary colors. Of course, you can stick to the basic red, yellow, and blue colors for your slime. But, that not all of your options. You can use these three colors to mix together and get other colors, like purple, green, and orange. If you want some color mixing suggestions, then you should check out our coloring chart. You can find this coloring chart towards the bottom of the Da Bomb Soap Dye page on our website. Another coloring option is the FUN Soap Colorants, which we carry in various colors and shades. While the Fun Soap Colorants come in more of a variety, you can still mix these pigments to get the perfect color for your scented slime!

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Fragrance Oils for Slime

If you want to know where to buy scents for slime, then the Natures Garden fragrance oils page would be a great place for you to check out! We have so many different kinds of body safe fragrance oils that you can try out in your own homemade slime recipes! Also, you can search for some new favorite scents for slime by clicking here. This page of our website is where we sort our fragrance oils into different categories by type. Whether you are looking for a sweet bakery scent, juicy fruit scent, or any other kind of scent, you may find it useful to start your search there. We think that it will make it easier for you to narrow down the best scented oils for slime!

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Are Fragrance Oils Safe for Skin?How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Are Fragrance Oils Safe for Skin?

Of course, any of our body safe fragrance oil would be safe for you to use to create your own homemade slime recipe! You need to make sure that these scents are body safe, which means you can add them to products that have a lot of contact with the skin. In the description for each of our fragrance oils, you can find out whether the scent you like can be used in slime.

However, some of our fragrance oils can only be added to candles and can’t be slime scents. These fragrance oils are often these are our spicy scents, like the Cinnamon Buns Fragrance Oil shown in the picture. Although small amounts of spice won’t irritate the skin, fragrances are concentrated to provide a fantastic aroma. So, the spice in strong fragrances can irritate the skin in this higher concentration. So, you will want to double check that your fragrance oils are body safe before you add them to your scented slime. If you want a short list of body safe scents that you can choose from, then you can check out our collection of favorite slime scents! All of these fun fragrance oils are perfect for adding to your homemade slime recipes.

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: How Much Fragrance Can I Use?How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: How Much Fragrance Can I Use?

Once you’ve found your favorite fragrance oil for slime, you need to determine how much of the scented oil to add to your recipe. For this slime recipe, we would recommend that you use about 4 ml (about 5 grams) of fragrance oil. You can measure this amount using a disposable pipette. This will ensure that your amount of fragrance is within the maximum recommended amount to be body safe.

If you want to add even more fragrance to your slime recipe, then you will want to pay attention to the maximum usage rates. As you can see in the picture, the maximum use for lotions is provided. We would put slime in this category with lotion recipes as the slime would stay on your skin for longer periods of time. For our Bubble Gum Fragrance Oil, the maximum amount we could include would be 5% of the total recipe’s weight. So, in this slime recipe, you could a maximum 13 grams of fragrance. If you don’t have a craft scale to weigh this amount, you can easily use a food scale.

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: How Do I Calculate the Amount of Fragrance Oil I Need?

If your chosen fragrance has a different suggested usage rate, you need to determine how much fragrance oil you plan to use. For this example, I will use 5% (which can be converted to 0.05). So, you need to weigh out your glue and shaving cream. You will simply take the weight of your slime and multiply by the percentage of fragrance oil that we suggest. We will use a cup of glue, which should weigh about 260 grams. So, you would multiply this weight by the suggested usage rate for this fragrance oil.

260 g x 0.05 = 13 g

This means that in this case, you will use 13 grams of fragrance oil.

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Adding the Soap Colorant and the Fragrance OilHow to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Adding the Soap Colorant and the Fragrance Oil

Now that you have your colorants and fragrance oils pick out, you are ready to add them to your mixture. You can add in a drop or two of your colorant and mix everything together. Then, you can decide whether you need to add more color. Also, you can use a toothpick to add an amount that is even smaller than a drop. Just dip the toothpick into the colorant and swirl it into your mixture. Once you have a good color, you can add a body safe fragrance oil that you enjoy! Once these are both added, you can mix everything together and move on to the last step!

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Mixing Your SlimeHow to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Mixing Up Your Finished Slime

Now, you are ready to finish mixing your slime. So, you will need your mixture in the medium bowl and the borax solution from before. You will add about one tablespoon to start. Then, begin to mix your slime. We suggest that you use your hands to mix. If you’d like, you can wear disposable gloves while you mix in the borax solution. You will need to add another tablespoon of the borax solution and mix. You will want to continue going back and forth between adding borax and mixing until you reach the right consistency. If the mixture is too sticky, then continue to add more borax. However, you will want to avoid adding too much borax. If you add too much of the borax solution, your slime will be too stiff and not as stretchy. So, make sure you add only small amounts of the solution at a time. 

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Storing Your Slime for Later

After you have gotten the right consistency for your slime, your slime is finished and ready to use! Of course, you can play with and enjoy your finished recipe. When you are ready to put the slime away, you can use an 8 oz clear jar to store it.  Simply put the lid on your clear jars and you can put your slime away for later use. So, your pretty slime with its scrumptious scent will last for another day of fun!

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: More Fun Slime Recipes

If you like this quick slime recipe, then you may be interested in trying out even more fun slime recipes! The Chaos and Clutter has an article on Unique Slime Recipes that look super cool! For instance, this crafty blog includes recipes for magnetic slime, glitter slime, glow-in-the-dark slime, edible slime, and so many more fun slime ideas! Of course, you can use Natures Garden fragrance oils to add a scrumptious scent to your homemade slime recipes. So, you can have unique slime recipes that smell absolutely fantastic!

How to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Reach Out to UsHow to Make Scented Slime with Borax: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you enjoy this quick slime recipe and learned about some fun things that you can add to your own favorite slime recipes. If you have any questions about how to use Natures Garden fragrance oils or cosmetic colorant, then feel free to reach out to us. We are happy to help our customers create products that they will love! You can find us at the NG store, on the phone HUG Line, or on social media. We have an NG Facebook page, an Instgram (@ngscents), and a Twitter (@ngscents).

Note: Natures Garden is not responsible for the performance of any of the recipes provided on our website. Testing your finished product is your responsibility. If you plan to resell this homemade slime recipe, it is your responsibility to adhere to all FDA regulations. If there are ingredients listed in a recipe that Natures Garden does not sell, we cannot offer any advice on where to purchase those ingredients.

Mar
08

St Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults


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St Patrick's Day Activities for AdultsSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults

Creating fun homemade crafts is a great way to spend Saint Patrick’s Day! This fun holiday is full of all kinds of lucky charms, which include four leaf clovers, lucky horseshoes, pots of gold at the end of rainbows, and just about everything that is green! These lucky charms are an important part of Saint Patrick’s Day and are perfect for creating fun diy crafts that you be sure to enjoy, too. If you are looking for inspiration for creating fantastic St Patrick’s Day activities for adults, then you may be interested in the various Natures Garden fragrance oils that we have for St. Patrick’s Day! So, check out some of our best scents for St Patrick’s Day and get inspired!

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: Green Clover and Aloe Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Green Clover and Aloe Fragrance Oil

One fantastic scent that you can use to create great homemade craft recipes is the Green Clover and Aloe Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil is lucky, refreshing, and perfect for making scented crafts. The aroma of this fragrance oil has notes that are fresh and green. These fragrance notes start with a blend of wild summer herbs that combine with a floral, fruity combination of fresh citrus and jasmine petals. Finally, the scent ends with notes of woodsy notes and a sweet musk. This lovely aroma of this fragrance oil is perfect for creating perfect Saint Patrick’s Day crafts. So, this scented oil is perfect for creating a scented candle, like our Pot o Gold Candle Recipe. This diy candle recipe combines the refreshing lucky clover aroma with the fun of finding a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow!  

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: Cucumber Mint Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Cucumber Mint Fragrance Oil

Another lovely green fragrance oil that you can use to scent your diy St Patrick’s Day decorations is our Cucumber Mint Fragrance Oil. This wonderful green scented oil has fresh notes of garden- fresh cucumber and fresh cut peppermint and spearmint leaves. These fragrance oil  notes are complimented by a base of floral blossoms, fresh fruit scents, and refreshing green notes. This scented oil is great to include with your other wholesale cosmetic ingredients to create great bath and body recipes. Further, this fragrance oil is perfect for creating refreshing homemade candles. So, you can add this wonderful scented oil to your various diy St. Patrick’s Day decorations.

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: Bergamot & Tarragon Leaves Fragrance St Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Bergamot & Tarragon Leaves Fragrance

Another great fragrance oil that you can use to create your own lovely St. Patrick’s Day crafts is our Bergamot & Tarragon Leaves Fragrance Oil. This fresh tea scented oil has a blend of notes that is a perfect spa-like aroma. This scent begins with notes of fresh tarragon leaves and citrus, which includes bright grapefruit and lime. Further, this scented oil is complimented by notes of sweet bergamot and flowery jasmine. Furthermore, this scented oil has base notes of refreshing oakmoss and bamboo. This lovely green scent has notes that create a fragrance oil that is truly spectacular aroma that is perfect for making scented crafts. 

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: Apple Happy Camper Candy Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Apple Happy Camper Candy Fragrance Oil

Also, there are scrumptious scented oils that are perfect for making homemade holiday crafts. Our Apple Happy Camper Candy Fragrance Oil is a sweet and delicious scent that is great for making fun holiday crafts. This fragrance oil is a sweet and tangy candy aroma that is reminiscent of a sour green apple candy that many of us have enjoyed during childhood. Further, you can use this delicious aroma to create fun craft recipes like our Leprechaun Hat Soap Recipe. This fun soap making recipe uses mp soap base to create soap that looks like a lucky, green leprechaun hat! Of course, you can use this scented oil in other homemade crafts for this lucky holiday. Regardless of what crafts you want to create for Saint Patrick’s Day, you can use this sweet scented oil to make your homemade recipes even more fun!

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: Cucumber & Melons Fragrance Oil St Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Cucumber & Melons Fragrance Oil

Plus, you can use the crisp, refreshing scent of our Cucumber & Melons Fragrance Oil to enhance your St. Patrick’s Day craft recipes. This scented oil blends notes of sweet and sour cucumber with a deep green oily aroma. This lovely fragrance oil continues with hints of fresh floral violet. Lastly, this scented oil has a scrumptious background of sweet, freshly sliced honeydew melon. This combination of refreshing and sweet scents is perfect for creating lovely scented craft recipes. The fresh green notes in this fragrance oil are fantastic for you to include in fun spring crafts for adults.

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: 4 Leaf Clover Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: 4 Leaf Clover Fragrance Oil

Another great scented oil that you can include in your diy craft recipes is the refreshing aroma of our 4 Leaf Clover Fragrance Oil. This fresh fragrance oil is perfect for creating some fantastic homemade recipes for this holiday! This scented oil includes notes of floral ozony blend of clover, green grass, with hints of fresh cut wisteria. Since this aroma captures “the luck of the clover”, it is a perfect scent for creating fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts. Of course, you can use this lovely scent to create our 4 Leaf Clover Layered Soap Recipe. Not only is this scent fantastic for creating a layered soap clover, but you can include this scent to create other four leaf clover scented candles or bath and body recipes!

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: English Ivy Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: English Ivy Fragrance Oil

Plus, you can use the lovely aroma of our English Ivy Fragrance Oil to scent your lucky craft recipes. This scented oil has shimmering tones of morning dew which surround this lush green blend. First, the aroma begins with notes of forest fern, green leaves and cut stems. Further, this scented oil has a soft floral bouquet at the heart of the scent. Lastly, the aroma has an earthy base of musk that softens the scent. Altogether these fragrance oil notes create a perfect blend for making the St Pattys Day Cold Process Soap Recipe. Not only can you create this scented soap recipe, but you can use this fragrance to create scented wax recipes or bath and body recipes.

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: NG Cool Citrus & Basil Type Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: NG Cool Citrus & Basil Type Fragrance Oil

Additionally, you can include our NG Cool Citrus & Basil Type Fragrance Oil in your diy craft recipes. This scented oil begins with notes of Tunisian basil, California orange, Italian bergamot, and Sicilian lemon oil. Further, the aroma has middle notes of damascena rose, clove bud, and ylang ylang. Finally, the scent rests on base notes of precious woods and musk. This blend of scents is perfect for creating refreshing scented crafts! The aroma of citrus and basil is perfect for creating some fantastically scented St. Patrick’s Day decorations.

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: Aloe Vera & Cucumber Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Aloe Vera & Cucumber Fragrance Oil

Also, you can use our Aloe Vera & Cucumber Fragrance Oil to create some great craft recipes. This scented oil is refreshing and as light as a summer breeze. This scented oil has top notes of bright citrus and fresh mint. Then, the aroma continues with middle notes of fresh air,  crisp, cool cucumber, and refreshing green aloe. Finally, this scented oil has a base of green vines, cucumber blossoms,  and musk. This fragrance of refreshing notes and greenery that is perfect for creating homemade crafts for Saint Patrick’s Day.

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: NG Aloe & White Lilac Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: NG Aloe & White Lilac Fragrance Oil

Additionally, you can use the sweet and refreshing aroma of our NG Aloe & White Lilac Fragrance Oil. This scented oil begins with notes of petitgrain, Italian bergamot, and ozonic notes. Then, the scent continues with middle notes of lilac, lily of the valley, and hints of tuberose. Finally, the scent ends with base notes of sweet vanilla, amber, precious musk, and oakmoss. Of course, you can use this scented oil can be used to create some wonderful craft recipes. One way that you can use this scented oil is creating the lovely St Patricks Day Candle Recipe. So, you can use this candle making recipe to create shamrock decorating ideas that have a lovely scent as well! Additionally, you can use this scented oil to add a refreshing scent to your other homemade craft recipes.

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil

Another fantastic scent that you can use to create homemade crafts is our Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has top notes of aldehydic fruit notes of grapefruit and bright lime. Further, the middle notes of this aroma have a blend of fresh cucumber, guava, and passionfruit. Plus, this fragrance oil has base notes of wasabi, cilantro, and fern. The refreshing notes of this fragrance oil blend perfectly to create a strong, clean scent that you will love for your scented crafts. So, you can use this fragrance oil to create lovely crafts that are perfect for decorating and scenting your home for St. Patrick’s Day!

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: Ginger Lime Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Ginger Lime Fragrance Oil

Also, you can use the bright citrus scent of our Ginger Lime Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil is a blend of zesty lemon and lime with notes of warm, comforting notes of honeyed ginger. This sophisticated scent is a refreshingly clean aroma that is perfect for creating wonderful scented shamrock decorations. Not only can you create your own fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts, but you can make our Golden Clover Bath Bombs Recipe. This lovely golden shamrock craft uses a gold shimmer and the cosmetic ingredients nourish the skin. Whether you create your own unique recipes or try out our cosmetic recipes, you will love the aroma of this fragrance.

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults: Rainbow Fragrance OilSt Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Rainbow Fragrance Oil

Finally, you can use the aroma of our Rainbow Fragrance Oil to scent your homemade creations. This fragrance has fruity notes of pear, green grapes, kiwi, raspberry and peach. These scents are followed by jasmine, lily of the valley, and white musk. This bright scented oil is perfect for making delightful St. Patrick’s Day creations, like our Rainbow Candle Recipe. So, you can make fantastic scented candles that are great for scenting and decorating your home!

St Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Scrumptious St. Patrick’s Day Inspiration

We at Natures Garden are often inspired by fun and delicious desserts to create fantastic homemade craft recipes! There are many different fun desserts that are themed for holidays that are gorgeous and perfect for inspiring pretty crafts! If you are interested in checking out some of the fun dessert ideas, then the article 30+ St. Patrick’s Day Desserts That Are Better Than a Pot of Gold from Good Housekeeping is perfect for inspiring fun cosmetic recipes and diy candle recipes! One scrumptious dessert recipe from this article that would be a great cold process soap recipe is the Peek-a-Boo St. Patrick’s Cake. Of course, you can use these scrumptious dessert ideas to inspire your homemade craft creations. So, you can create delicious St. Patrick’s Day desserts as well as fun homemade decorations that are both absolutely adorable!

St Patrick's Day Activities for Adults:St Patrick’s Day Activities for Adults: Reach Out to Us at Natures Garden

If you have any questions about these homemade craft recipes, then you can reach out to us! You can find us on the phone, in the store, and online. An easy way to find us online is through our social media platforms. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use our handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Additionally, you can share your own craft ideas and creations on our social media platforms. Further, you can find even more fantastic fragrances for Saint Patrick’s Day that you can include in your wholesale craft recipes on the St. Patrick’s Day Scents page on the website. So, we hope that you are able to create some wonderfully scented crafts and we hope that you have a cheerful St. Patrick’s Day!

Feb
12

Winter Crafts for Adults


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Winter Crafts for AdultsWinter Crafts for Adults

The cold winter weather keeps us trapped inside more often than not. So, it can be hard to keep an upbeat attitude when we are cooped up inside. If the winter blues have got you down, then you may want to try some fun craft ideas. Homemade crafts are a fun way to spend your time and give you something to be proud of once you’re done. So, this is a great way for you to try to brighten up the winter season! You can find all kinds of fun ideas that you can create using wholesale supplies from Natures Garden! If you are interested in trying out some winter crafts for adults, then check out this craft blog for our free craft ideas.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Homemade Candles and Room Scents

Homemade candles and room scent recipes are great craft ideas that you can enjoy making this winter. You can create homemade candles that look fun and unique. Not only do these homemade candles have fun designs, but these homemade candles have a lovely scent as well.  The candle making recipes uses scrumptious fragrance oils that will brighten up your home. Whether you know how to make a scented candle or are just starting, you can use our step-by-step candle making recipes to make your very own creations!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Make a Pure Soy Wax CandleWinter Crafts for Adults: Make a Pure Soy Wax Candle

If you are looking for a fun and easy to follow candle, then use our recipe to learn to Make a Pure Soy Wax Candle. This candle making recipe is a great craft recipe for beginners. Not only is this a great candle recipe for beginning candle makers, but this homemade candle is fun to use as well. This homemade candle uses the lovely aroma of our Apple Orchard Fragrance Oil. So, this scented oil has refreshing notes of Cameo, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Fuji, and Granny Smith apples. So, you can enjoy your new craft as well as the lovely aroma of a homemade candle!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Keylime Pie Candle RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Keylime Pie Candle Recipe

Anyone that is a bit more familiar with candle making may be interested in a more complex candle making recipe. There are all kinds of fun and unique designs that you can make with candles. One fun kind of candle that you can create is a candle that looks like dessert. So, you may want to try creating our Keylime Pie Candle Recipe. This fun room scent recipe is a layered candle inspired by a scrumptious key lime pie. You can craft the layers of this candle recipe to look just like the scrumptious dessert. Plus, your candle will be scented with the delicious Keylime Pie Fragrance Oil, which is a mouthwatering, true aroma! So, you will love both creating and using this pie scented candle recipe.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Rustic Wax Melts RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Rustic Wax Melts Recipe

Also, our Rustic Wax Melts Recipe is a fantastic room scent recipe that you can create. This lovely scented wax recipe uses wholesale herbs and an herbal fragrance oil to create a lovely aroma. The scents of the real cloves, juniper berries, orange peels, and cinnamon sticks blend perfectly with the scent of our Christmas Wassail Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has notes of mulled apple cider, fresh pineapple, and orange zests surrounded with spicy cinnamon and cloves. Further, the cosmetic herbs provide a beautiful and rustic appearance for the wax melts. Not only is this room scent recipe fun to look at, but you can enjoy using your homemade wax tarts, as well!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Leopard Candle RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Leopard Candle Recipe

Also, you can create the Leopard Candle Recipe. This fun recipe for making scented candles is a great choice for crafting. This candle recipe has you use shaped beeswax to create a leopard print design that is unique and adorable. Not only does this homemade candle have a fun design, but the candle is scented with the Aphrodisiac Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has notes of grapefruit, lemon, mandarin, and green tomato leaf. These notes are followed by middle notes of jasmine, lily, bamboo and dry base notes of eucalyptus and woods. So, you can enjoy creating and enjoying your homemade scented candle!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Glistening Snowflakes Potpourri RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Glistening Snowflakes Potpourri Recipe

Another fun room scent that you can create is the Glistening Snowflakes Potpourri Recipe. This scented wax recipe uses a snowflake mold and pillar of bliss wax to create a cute recipe that looks like freshly fallen snow! Not only is this a cute room scent recipe, but this scented wax recipe has a lovely scent, too. Plus, this scented wax potpourri includes the aroma of our Jack Frost Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has a crisp clean peppermint aroma that blends with the sweet scent of vanilla bean. So, you will enjoy burning this lovely scented wax in your home.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Bath and Body Recipes

Another fantastic idea for craft recipes that you can enjoy is cosmetic recipes. Of course, there are all kinds of different cosmetic recipes that you can create. Whether you want to make bath bombs, homemade soap, diy lotion, or another recipe, there is sure to be a recipe that you are excited to create! Not only are these lovely bath and body recipes fun to create, but you will enjoy using this bath and body recipes as well. Further, these homemade cosmetic recipes can be used to nourish your whole body.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs Recipe

The Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs Recipe is a fun bath and body recipe that you can create. This bath recipe is an adorable recipe that is fun to create. This cute layered bath bomb recipe is a great way to spend time and provides you with a fun bath recipe. This fun bath bomb recipe uses luscious cosmetic oils that will care for the skin. Further, this bath and body recipe uses cosmetic ingredients that are fun and fizzy. Also, this bath recipe uses cosmetic herbs, like rose petals, that are wonderful for a bath. So, you can enjoy creating this lovely bath and body recipe as much as using this cosmetic recipe. So, just sit back and relax as you enjoy your heart shaped bath bomb!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Graffiti Melt and Pour Soap RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Graffiti Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

One great cosmetic recipe that you can make at home is melt and pour soap. One fun recipe for mp soap that you can make is our Graffiti Melt and Pour Soap Recipe. This soap recipe uses the natural scent of our peppermint essential oil and our mp soap base, which includes nourishing cosmetic oils. Not only does this homemade soap recipe use our lovely soap base, but it includes a variety of fun, colorful soap dyes. This soap recipe allows you to have fun with your soap making as you can drizzle and design your soap however your like! This fun soap recipe allows you to go crazy and have some fun creating unique bars for soap. So, your bars of soap will be fun to create and will care for the skin.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe

Another great bath and body recipe that you can create is our Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe. This homemade hair care recipe walks you through how to create a conditioner recipe that nourishes and leaves a clean scent. First, this conditioner recipe uses luscious cosmetic oils that are wonderful for the hair. Further, this hair conditioner recipe uses the refreshing scent of our Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil. This spa scent uses a fresh blend of grapefruit, lime, fresh cucumber, guava, and passion fruit with light base notes of wasabi, cilantro, and fern. So, this diy hair care recipe would be perfect for conditioning your hair and providing a very strong, clean scent. You will be sure to love using your homemade conditioner just as much as creating it!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Winter Wonderland Lip Balm RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Winter Wonderland Lip Balm Recipe

Also, you can create a fun homemade lip balm recipe. Our Winter Wonderland Lip Balm Recipe is a simple cosmetic recipe that you will be sure to enjoy. First, this diy lip balm uses our All Natural Lip Balm Base. This lip balm base is easy to use and contains cosmetic ingredients that are perfect for creating a silky soft lip balm recipe. Further, this lip balm is naturally flavored with our refreshing peppermint essential oil and sweet white chocolate. Further, this diy lip balm recipe uses shimmering mica dust to create a beautiful lip care product. You will be sure to enjoy creating this fun cosmetic recipe as well as using this conditioning lip balm.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Pink Lemonade Scrub RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Pink Lemonade Scrub Recipe

Additionally, you can create a bright, layered scrub recipe. Our Pink Lemonade Scrub Recipe is a great cosmetic craft recipe that you can create. This scrub recipe uses pretty soap colorants and is fairly easy to create. Not only is this scrub an easy craft, but this bath and body recipe perfect for caring for your whole body. This emulsified sugar scrub uses moisturizing cosmetic oils and herbs that are incorporated to help your skin. Further, this scented scrub includes the lovely aroma of our Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has scrumptious notes of sweet lemonade with juicy raspberries and a twist of natural lavender and white musk. So, this would be another fantastic craft idea for spending your extra time this winter. 

Winter Crafts for Adults: Mojito Bath Bomb RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Mojito Bath Bomb Recipe

Also, you can create the lovely Mojito Bath Bomb Recipe. This herbal bath bomb recipe is a fun and unique bath recipe is another fantastic craft recipe that you can create. Once you mix up your bath bomb ingredients, you can create a fun layered bath bomb. This cosmetic recipe uses wholesale herbs that care for the skin and enhance the aroma. This bath recipe uses the scrumptious scent of our Mojito Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil is has notes of juicy lime and sugar that are balanced with an aroma of mint leaves and rum. The strong and refreshing aroma of this fragrance is perfect for creating an enjoyable bath bomb. So, this wonderful bath bomb recipe is both a fun craft to create as well as enjoy in a tranquil bath.

Winter Crafts for Adults: 18 Winter Crafts for When It’s Too Cold to Leave the House

We hope that you these various craft recipes! Natures Garden crafts are fun to make as well as use to nourish the body, but there are other fun craft ideas that you might enjoy as well! If you are looking for some more fun crafts for adults, then you should check out the article 18 Winter Crafts for When It’s Too Cold to Leave the House from Country Living. These homemade craft recipes are perfectly unique ideas that you can use to spend some time and decorate your home! So, find some of the best craft recipes to try out and have some fun!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Reach Out to UsWinter Crafts for Adults: Reach Out to Us

Whether you are looking for crafts to brighten up the season or bring out the beauty of winter, we hope that you have found some fun homemade craft ideas. You can find even more fun craft ideas on the Free Recipe and Classes page of our website! If you have any questions about these recipes, then feel free to reach out to us. You can talk to us about these crafts at the NG store, on our HUG Line, or online. A great way to find us online is to find us on social media. You can find us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Of course, you can share your own creations and ideas on our social media, too. Hope you enjoy your winter crafts and we hope to hear from you soon!

Jan
14

Juniper Berry Benefits


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Juniper Berry BenefitsJuniper Berry Benefits

There are many different ways to gain Juniper Berry benefits for your body. First, you can include these berries in your food to create some delicious and unique recipes. This may help provide your body with various nutrients and beneficial properties. Also, you could create bath and body recipes that integrate these properties to benefit the body. Plus, these Juniper Berries whole can be used to decorate various Natures Garden recipes. So, this herb is useful to both decorate your creations and provide beneficial properties for these recipes.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Growing ConditionsJuniper Berry Benefits: Growing Conditions

Juniper Berry plants are most common in the Northern Hemisphere and they come in a few different varieties. You can tell these varieties apart by their heights, as they are either one and a half feet tall, four feet tall, six feet tall, or twenty-five feet tall. So, these plants can vary from the sizes of small shrubs to large trees. Since they are similar to conifers, they have needles or scales that are useful for helping the plant survive droughts. But, this means that the Juniper plant can’t handle being over watered. If they have wet soil that doesn’t drain well, they will suffer. So, you should never need to water your plant unless there have been severe drought conditions. Although Junipers prefer acidic soil, they can grow in a variety of soil types. Also, they will prefer to be exposed to full sun.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Harvesting Your Juniper Berries

First, make sure that you do in fact have an edible variety of juniper before you begin your harvest. The most common edible variety of juniper is Juniperus communis, but there are many varieties out there that are poisonous or bitter tasting. After you are sure you have the correct tree, you will want to pick the soft berries that are a blue/black color. Make sure that you don’t pick unripe berries as they won’t dry properly. Then, you can dry your berries by allowing them to set inside at room temperature for approximately three weeks. Once the berries are dried you will need to remove any berries that are brown or have viable entrance holes. These berries will have bugs living inside them. Lastly, you can either use your berries immediately or store them in an airtight jar for up to a year.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Caution for Anyone that has Apple Trees

You may want to hold off on planting a juniper berry tree/shrub if you have an apple tree. There is a fungus that can infect your apple tree called cedar-apple rust. It will begin growing on the juniper trees or shrubs first. Then, the fungus can make its way to any of the apple trees nearby. So, you would be putting your apple trees at risk by planting juniper nearby. However, anyone without apple trees won’t have to worry about this disease transfer.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Industry Uses

You can find many different ways to use juniper berries in a variety of products. First, you can use this herb to spice up your meals or to flavor gin. Also, you can create a tonic or tea to benefit from some of the medicinal properties of juniper. Further, you can use this botanical herb to create wonderful bath and body recipes. So, let’s look into the benefits that you can gain from adding this herb to your products.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Medicinal Uses for Juniper BerriesJuniper Berry Benefits: Medicinal Uses

In ancient medicine, Juniper Berries were used to treat all kinds of illnesses. Plus, many different cultures developed ideas of how they could use this herb in their medical practices. This lovely herb was considered to be able to purify blood and was thought to boost stamina for the Greeks. Also, ancient Egyptians used Juniper to embalm their dead. Then, Juniper was made into a tonic that became popular by Europeans in the 17th century. While this was originally created as a diuretic, this juniper tonic quickly became known as gin.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Medicinal Uses for Juniper Berries

Today, there are many medicinal uses for juniper berries. Primarily, this herb continues to be used as a diuretic. These berries can be used to get your kidneys to work more efficiently, which will stimulate your urinary passages. While this can be useful for helping reduce renal insufficiency, weakness of the bladder, or weakness of the urethra, it is dangerous for a kidney infection. So, you should ask a doctor before using this herb if you have any urinary tract issues.

Plus, the antimicrobial and antifungal properties in this herb have been found to be useful against certain infections. For example, studies have shown that this herb can be used to fight the bacteria that cause illnesses like E. coli, pneumonia, gonorrhea, Staphylococcus aureus, and more! Further, this herb’s antiseptic properties are useful for treating scrapes and cuts to prevent infection. Also, this herb is a carminative agent that has been known to help move gas through the body. Further, it is thought to prevent more gas from being produced while it is in your system. So, this herbal property can be used to reduce indigestion, chest pain, and stomach aches. Furthermore, Juniper can be used to prevent stomach ulcers and get the stomach back on track. This is due to the herb promoting stomach bile secretion, which protects the inner lining of the stomach. 

Also, this herb can be used to reduce symptoms of joint pain, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis. Juniper can help with these conditions as this herb improves blood circulation and helps remove toxins from the body. These toxins are flushed out using excess sweating, which will help clear your pores, too. Further, there are properties in this cosmetic herb that help to reduce swelling. Also, this herb is useful for reducing muscle cramps and spasms.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Food and BeveragesJuniper Berry Benefits: Food and Beverages

In areas of Northern Europe, like  Scandinavia, Germany, or some regions of France, Juniper is commonly used as a spice for cooking. It is most popular to use Juniper to spice up meaty dishes, like chicken or beef. Just make sure not to overcook the herb, as it can draw out an unpleasant, bitter flavor. Instead, you may want to try toasting them. However, Americans are more likely to have added juniper in their gin than their meals. In fact, gin was named after Juniper in the Dutch language. The taste of juniper is uniquely refreshing and tangy with notes of pine and citrus. Anyone that wants to add more juniper into their diet should check out 16 Recipes That Make the Most of Juniper Berries by Brit + Co.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Bath and Body ProductsJuniper Berry Benefits: Bath and Body Products

Also, you can add this herb to various cosmetic recipes to provide the body with a variety of benefits. Of course, you can add these berries whole to your recipe. However, this is not the only way to use this herb. You can create an herbal tea with this cosmetic supply to add to your recipes, as well. Further, you can infuse your oils with the properties of dried Juniper Berries. So, there are many different ways that you can add some juniper berries to your products.

First, antibacterial and antiseptic properties have been found in Juniper. These properties can be useful for treating minor cuts and scrapes, as this herb will protect the body from infection. Also, the known astringent and detoxifying properties are useful for helping to control sebum production and balance oily skin. This is perfect for helping to prevent clogged pores or breakouts. Plus, these properties can be beneficial for improving skin tone and help to shrink your pore size. So, this is another way that Juniper can be used to help reduce the production of sebum. Not only is this property great for balancing the sebum production of oily skin, but it can be useful for preventing acne breakouts.

Plus, this herb is helpful for reducing blemishes, rashes, and eczema. Also, this herb will help bring more blood to the skin. This will help nourish skin cells and promote healthy growth. Also, the antioxidants in this herb can be used to fight oxidation damage, which can leave the skin looking aged. So, adding this herb to your skin care will help prevent signs of premature aging.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Natures Garden RecipesJuniper Berry Benefits: Natures Garden Recipes

We at Natures Garden have incorporated the Juniper Berries herb wholesale into a variety of homemade recipes. First, we Incorporated this herb and a few others into our Rustic Wax Melts Recipe. This blend of herbs creates an authentic aroma in the wax tart recipe. Also, we included this botanical herb in our Christmas Wreath Fire Starters Recipe. While this product is different from a candle, the herb provided a nice scent. Plus, the Juniper added to the wreath appearance. Additionally, we included this herb into the Berry Bewitching Bath Brew Recipe. The Juniper berries were useful in the bath tea as their natural menthol content, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic properties. Further, we used juniper berries in our Acai Berry Smoothie Sugar Scrub Recipe to provide a decorative topping. Plus, it can be used with the poppy seed herb to help exfoliate the body.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Other BenefitsJuniper Berry Benefits: Other Benefits

Some people have found that this herb can be useful for disinfecting the air. Since this herb has antimicrobial properties, it is thought that Juniper can be used to purify the air. So, it could be beneficial to include this herb with your natural candle making supplies. You can either add this herb whole to your homemade wax melt recipes or allow this herb to soak using bath tea bags in your melting candle wax. This will allow you to create a candle that includes this aroma without the risk of adding whole herbs, which have a potential to catch on fire.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Attracting Birds to Your Home

If you enjoy bird watching, then you may want to consider using plants to attract birds to your home. This way you can enjoy all kinds of beautiful birds without having to leave the comfort of home. One great plant that you can use is Juniper! This plant will attract a variety of birds that like to eat the juniper berries. According to a birdwatcher, who with a juniper berry bush, the bird types that seem to frequent these bushes were cedar waxwings, bark creepers, blackbirds, grackles, robins, sparrows, and many others. He loved to watch them from his windows as they were feasting on the berries. While Juniper attracts birds, it isn’t the only plant you can use to attract birds to your area. You can find a list of different plants you can use on Birdscaping: Creating Your Landscape to Attract Birds from the Ohio Landscape Association.

Juniper Berry Benefits: Ask Us Your QuestionsJuniper Berry Benefits: Ask Us Your Questions

We hope that you learned something new about the Juniper Berries herb. If you have any more questions about this herb or any others, then feel free to ask us your questions. We are available in the store, on our HUG line, and online. An easy way to reach us online is our social media. We have a Facebook page and you can use @ngscents to find us on either Twitter and Instagram. Good luck and hope to hear from you soon!

Juniper Berry Benefits: Reminder About Our Herbs

Note: We at Natures Garden sell our Juniper Berries Whole herb for external use only. We do not sell our herbs as food items. The information that we provide on our herbs is for educational purposes only. We do not intend for this information to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. The information we provide has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Make sure that you keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets. Also, pregnant and/or lactating women should take special care when handling any of our herbs. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility (written or implied) for any products that you make with our herbs. Further, all testing is the responsibility of the customer.

Dec
03

Olive Oil Soap diy


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Olive Oil Soap diyOlive Oil Soap diy

An olive oil soap diy is a perfect idea for anyone that wants a soap that won’t dry out their skin. Instead, soap made with conditioning oils, like our olive oil, will both condition and nourish your skin. In this cosmetic blog, you can find all kinds of soap making recipes that include skin loving wholesale cosmetic oils and butters cosmetic ingredients from Natures Garden.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Benefits of Olive OilOlive Oil Soap diy: Benefits of Olive Oil

Of course, you want to use cosmetic ingredients that will create fantastic soap that will care for the skin. This rich cosmetic oil is perfect for making an extremely conditioning bar of soap that is perfect for sensitive skin. In fact, this wonderful ingredient is perfect for moisturizing and softening damaged skin. In fact, this cosmetic oil can be used in higher amounts to create a conditioning soap that is gentle enough for a baby. If you want to know more about the benefits of this cosmetic oil in your various recipes, like homemade soap recipes, then you may want to check out our cosmetic blog on the Olive Oil Benefits for your cosmetic recipes.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Carrot Cold Process Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Carrot Cold Process Soap Recipe

First, you can use the wonderful properties of olive oil along with other wholesale cosmetic oils to create the Carrot Cold Process Soap Recipe. First of all, the cold process soap recipe uses the fantastic aroma of our Frosted Pumpkin Type Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has some delicious notes of bright lemon, creamy pumpkin, hints of warm spice, and a base of sugary vanilla frostingPlus, this lovely cold process soap recipe will nourish your body with oils, butters, and real baby carrot puree. Not only will this cosmetic recipe nourish the body, but the nutrients from the carrots will add to the benefits of this soap as well. The vitamin A in the real carrot puree is perfect for reducing signs of aging and brightening your skin. So, your skin will benefit from the conditioning oils as well as the nourishing puree of real carrots.  

Olive Oil Soap diy: Orange Swirled CP Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Orange Swirled CP Soap Recipe

Next, we have the lovely Orange Swirled CP Soap Recipe. This homemade soap recipe uses both cp soap and mp soap to create fun and nourishing bars of soap. The swirled base of these soaps is a blend of white and orange colored cold process soap. This cp soap base includes nourishing cosmetic ingredients and a lovely fragrance. This nourishing soap recipe is scented with the aroma of Blood Orange Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has energetic notes of juicy orange with a touch of floral and thyme notes. Plus, the melt and pour soap orange slice on top of this soap is scented with this tangy fragrance and adds to the lovely appearance of this soap recipe.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Beard Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Beard Soap Recipe

Next, is another great cold process soap recipe that you can create with nourishing olive oil. Our Beard Soap Recipe uses luscious cosmetic oils that are perfect for growing a full, healthy beard. You are sure to love the feel of your beard after trying this lovely beard care recipe. Plus, this beard care recipe uses the Balsam Essential Oil, which has a lovely woodsy aroma and helps care for your beard. Altogether, this soap recipe will clean, condition, and leave you with the rugged aroma of our balsam essential oil.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Bastille Cold Process Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Bastille Cold Process Soap Recipe

Our Bastille Cold Process Soap Recipe uses a high percentage of olive oil, which provides a silky and soft feeling for your skin. Not only does this soap recipe use cosmetic oils to nourish your skin, but this cp soap recipe is scented with a masculine aroma. The Fastlane Fragrance Oil is a sharp, spicy aroma that has notes of bright citrus and fresh herb notes. These notes are followed by a blend of pepper, ylang ylang, and lavender on a base of spicy berries and sandalwood. So, you can enjoy the conditioning properties of this soap recipe as well as a lovely scent.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Cold Fashioned Lemonade Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Cold Fashioned Lemonade Soap Recipe

Also, our Cold Fashioned Lemonade Soap Recipe uses the lovely olive oil along with many other nourishing cosmetic ingredients. Not only does this cp soap recipe use nourishing cosmetic ingredients, but this homemade soap recipe was made to look like a refreshing glass of lemonade. Plus, this fun cold process soap recipe uses the scrumptious aroma of our Lemon Sugar Fragrance Oil. This will provide you with an aroma of real, juicy lemon and a warm base of vanilla and sugar. So, this is a great soap recipe for nourishing your skin as well as allowing you to enjoy a sweet lemon aroma.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap Recipe

Plus, you can use the moisturizing olive oil to create the Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap Recipe. Of course, this cosmetic soap recipe uses cosmetic ingredients that will care for your skin. Plus, this simple, nourishing soap recipe uses the lovely Creamy Coconut Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has an aroma of creamy coconut milk with notes of peach, banana, coconut, coconut tree leaves, and sweet vanilla. So, you will have a scented soap that will both cleanse your body and condition your skin.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Doggy Shampoo Cold Process Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Doggy Shampoo Cold Process Soap Recipe

Not only can you enjoy the conditioning properties of olive oil in soap, but your dogs can benefit from cosmetic oils as well. So, you can create the Doggy Shampoo Cold Process Soap Recipe to clean and condition your dog. Plus, this fun soap recipe is made to look like a cute, scruffy dog! Further, this scented soap recipe is scented with the aroma of sage leaf fragrance oil. So, your dog would have the fresh, herbal aroma of sage leaves. This refreshing scent is perfect for providing a lovely scent for your freshly clean pet!

Olive Oil Soap diy: Cleopatra Heavy Cream Cold Process Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Cleopatra Heavy Cream Cold Process Soap Recipe

The Cleopatra Heavy Cream Cold Process Soap Recipe uses some very conditioning ingredients that will truly care for your skin. The heavy cream, olive oil, and other cosmetic oils are perfect for nourishing the skin. Plus, the cold process soap recipe is scented with the aroma of our Queen of the Nile Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has notes of exotic and fragrant notes of glorious blooming lily with notes of sensuous floral musk paired with cassis and freshly ripened berries. So, you are sure to enjoy the conditioning properties of this bar of soap with the lovely aroma of this cosmetic recipe.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Solid Sugar Scrub RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Solid Sugar Scrub Recipe

Also, you can use olive oil to moisturize the skin in the Solid Sugar Scrub Recipe. Not only does this cosmetic recipe condition your skin, but this cosmetic recipe will clean and exfoliate your skin. The fantastic sugar scrub recipe will get rid of grime and dead skin cells. Plus, this recipe uses cleansing and conditioning mp soap recipe. Further, this cosmetic recipe is scented with the Sweetheart Roses Fragrance Oil. This fragrance is a gorgeous, sensual aroma of velvet rose petals, fresh oriental tea leaves, rounded out with base notes of soft musk. This will provide you with a fantastic soap making recipe that will care for the skin.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Beginners Cold Process Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Beginners Cold Process Soap Recipe

Also, you can use these lovely cosmetic oils are perfect for making the Beginners Cold Process Soap Recipe. This easy cold process soap recipe is perfect for creating a nourishing cp soap recipe. Plus, this scented soap uses the Rain Barrel Fragrance Oil to provide a refreshing scent. This intriguing summer scent has fresh water tones, crisp ozone and highlights of lemon. Leafy greens balance with lavender and warm cedar wood for the fragrance heart. Sensuous amber undertones and clear musky elements complete the fresh sensation. So, you can create a lovely soap recipe with quality cosmetic ingredients and a refreshing scent.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Beer Cold Process Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Beer Cold Process Soap Recipe

Another great soap recipe that you can create is the lovely Beer Cold Process Soap Recipe. This fantastic homemade soap recipe uses lovely cosmetic oils that nourish the skin. Plus, this fantastic soap recipe is scented with the masculine aroma of Stud Fragrance Oil. This fragrance is a true classic, fresh and fruity male fragrance of watery top notes, and citrus nuances infused with white flowers of muguet and jasmine. Undeniably sexy notes of coumarin and fresh mint finished with soft woody notes of sandalwood and sweet musk. Not only does this homemade soap use a rugged, manly aroma, but this cosmetic recipe uses real beer. So, this fantastic homemade soap is a perfect manly cosmetic soap recipe.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Blueberry Cheesecake Cold Process Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Blueberry Cheesecake Cold Process Soap Recipe

Further, you can use conditioning cosmetic oils like our olive oil to create great recipes like Blueberry Cheesecake Cold Process Soap Recipe. The olive oil and other lovely cosmetic ingredients create a skin nourishing cosmetic recipe. Plus, this lovely cold process soap recipe uses the scrumptious aroma of our Blueberry Cheesecake Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has notes of yummy decadence starting with Tahitian vanilla, rich creamy butter and ripe blueberries atop a crumbly graham cracker crust. Together these cosmetic ingredients will create a fantastic soap making recipe that will care for the skin with a scrumptious aroma.

Olive Oil Soap diy: Awapuhi Seaberry Cold Process Soap RecipeOlive Oil Soap diy: Awapuhi Seaberry Cold Process Soap Recipe

Lastly, you can use the conditioning olive oil to create our Awapuhi Seaberry Cold Process Soap Recipe. This lovely cp soap recipe uses luscious cosmetic oils and butters to create a skin loving soap recipe. Not only does this soap recipe use nourishing cosmetic oils, but this lovely soap recipe includes the aroma of Awapuhi Seaberry Fragrance Oil. So, this scented oil is a blend of tropical flowers and ozonic marine notes collide in this fresh fragrance. This means that you can create a lovely soap recipe that will nourish the skin and provide light, refreshing aroma.

Olive Oil Soap diy: What is Drying Out Your Skin

Of course, homemade soaps from scratch that contain luscious cosmetic ingredients like olive oil will help moisturize your skin. However, commercial soaps that you buy in the store are often so much harsher compared to cp soap. This harsh soap can be one of the contributors in dry, irritated skin. However, there are some things that you can do to avoid dry skin this winter. If you are curious about how you can keep your skin nourished this winter, then check out 5 Shower Mistakes That Are Drying Out Your Skin from huffpost. So, you can protect your skin from drying out with a few changes and some nourishing cosmetic ingredients.

Candle Ideas for Christmas: Reach Out to UsOlive Oil Soap diy: Ask Us Your Questions

We hope that you have enjoyed these lovely soap making recipes using our luscious cosmetic oils. If you have any further questions about any of these soap recipes, then you can reach out to us for help. You can find us in the Natures Garden store, on the phone, and online. Of course, an easy way to reach us online is through social media. You can find us on our Facebook. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Plus, you can use our social media platforms to stay up to date on new recipes and network with other craft makers. We hope you have fun creating your own soap recipes!

Olive Oil Soap diy: A Note About Our Cosmetic Recipes

Natures Garden is not responsible for the performance of our conditioning soap making recipes provided on our website. Testing is your responsibility as the customer. If you plan to resell any recipes that we provide, then it is your responsibility to adhere to all of the FDA regulations. Further, we can not offer advice on where to purchase any ingredients that are listed for recipes that Natures Garden does not sell on our website.

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!