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Mar
12

Scents of Spring


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Scents of SpringScents of Spring

Spring is in the air and we couldn’t be more excited! This delightful season is full of life, fresh greenery, and blooming flowers. Thanks to the aroma of our delightful spring time fragrances, you can enjoy the scents of spring in your homemade craft recipes. In this cosmetic blog you will find all kinds of lovely scented oils that would be perfect for creating homemade cosmetic recipes for spring. You can check out some of our favorite spring fragrances for homemade recipes below!

Scents of Spring: White Peach and Silk Blossoms Fragrance OilScents of Spring: White Peach and Silk Blossoms Fragrance Oil

One delightful aroma for spring is our White Peach and Silk Blossoms Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is an elegant blend of upscale scents that bring out some of the best parts of spring! This aroma of sophisticated floral notes, which include scents of peony petals, muguet lily and silk flowers (mimosa flowers). The lovely aroma continues with notes of floral sandalwood and floral musk, with effervescent top notes of fresh peach, mandarin, and neroli blossoms. So, this cheerful blend of beautiful floral notes and juicy fruit aromas is perfect for creating homemade craft recipes that will delight your senses!

Scents of Spring: Wisteria Blvd Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Wisteria Blvd Fragrance Oil

Another wonderful aroma for springtime craft ideas is Wisteria Blvd Fragrance Oil. This lovely fragrance oil is a classic floral aroma that is fully in bloom. The aroma has feminine notes of wisteria, violet, rose, and ylang with undertones of precious woods and tender musk notes. So, this floral scent would be perfect for creating feminine cosmetic recipes. Plus, this captivating and enchanting scent is perfect for diy candles, as it will fill your home with a delightful floral aroma. So, bring the fresh scent of spring in bloom straight to your home!

Scents of Spring: Easter Bunny Burps Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Easter Bunny Burps Fragrance Oil

Another wonderful scent that is perfect for this time of year is our Easter Bunny Burps Fragrance Oil. This scrumptious scent was created to capture the exciting aroma of an Easter basket full of candy. This scent has a  shimmering aroma of garden greens that is highlighted with a hint of mint for a refreshing sensation. Then, a blend of spring flowers is tucked away among the green tones for added texture, while sandalwood creates glowing warmth for the blend. Finally, the aroma has hints of musk to finish out the aroma. So, this delicious fragrance would be perfect for creating homemade soaps or candles that will capture the fun of this spring holiday!

Scents of Spring: Butterfly Flowers Fragrance Oil Scents of Spring: Butterfly Flowers Fragrance Oil

Of course, the abundance of blooming flowers are sure to attract beautiful butterflies. Our Butterfly Flowers Fragrance Oil contains a floral blend that is nearly as irresistible as the real thing. This scented oil has fresh ozone notes to open this light hearted green floral bouquet. These green notes lead to a blend of lily and sage that intertwines with shimmering greens. Then, tangy tones of cassis provide a bright accent for the floral aroma. Finally, the sweet amber and crisp orange flower are blended with musk at the base of the scent. Altogether this gorgeous floral aroma is perfect for creating cosmetic recipes that embrace the most wonderful parts of spring!

Scents of Spring: Watercress and Aloe Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Watercress and Aloe Fragrance Oil

Do you want to feel refreshed and invigorated? The Watercress and Aloe Fragrance Oil by Natures Garden will sure to put a spring in your step! Not only is this another great scent for spring, but this refreshing scent is a quality spa scent! First, this aroma begins with top notes of lemon rind and fresh palm leaves. These notes are followed by an aroma of fresh watercress and aloe notes. Finally, this refreshing scented oil will finish with a base of jasmine and eucalyptus. This lovely and fresh fragrance oil is a wonderful aroma to enjoy in your various homemade craft recipes.  

Scents of Spring: Asian Pear and Lily Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Asian Pear and Lily Fragrance Oil

Next, you can enjoy the lovely aroma of our Asian Pear and Lily Fragrance Oil for spring time! This scented oil is both beautiful and complex. This scented oil blends notes of Nashi Pear, Apple, and Leafy Greenery. These refreshing notes are followed by a middle of Jasmine, Lily of the Valley, and Rose Petals. All of these notes are resting on base notes of Pear Nectar, Musk, and Peony Blossoms. These refreshing scents blend perfectly to create a fantastic fragrance oil that you will be sure to love in your homemade craft recipes!

Scents of Spring: Tulip Fragrance Oil Scents of Spring: Tulip Fragrance Oil

Another wonderful fragrance oil that is perfect for enjoying this spring is our lovely Tulip Fragrance OilThis wonderful floral fragrance has an exquisite aroma of freshly bloomed tulips that is both strong and true to real life. In fact, this scent is a dupe of one of the most expensive fragrances we have tested and there is simply no other tulip that we have found that compares! So, this lovely fragrance oil would be perfect for including with your candle making supplies to bring the lovely aroma of spring into your home!

Scents of Spring: Asian Pear and Lily Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Anjou Pear Blossoms Fragrance Oil

The aroma of our Anjou Pear Blossoms Fragrance Oil is yet another fantastic aroma for spring! This sophisticated aroma blends sweet fruit and flower scents to create a fantastic ingredient for your homemade soap and candle recipes. The fragrance begins with a blend of bergamot, pear nectar, and ripe, orchard apples. Further, this scent is enhanced by heady garden florals of jasmine, lily, rose, pear blossoms, and gardenia. These fragrances are intertwined with precious notes of woods and vanilla. These lovely aromas combine to create a fragrance that is simply irresistible!

Scents of Spring: Daisy Type Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Daisy Type Fragrance Oil

Also, the lovely aroma of our Daisy Type Fragrance Oil is perfect for creating scented spring crafts. First, this aroma has top notes of tangy lemon and jasmine. These bright scents are followed by middle notes of muguet lily, rose petals, African violet, and day lily.  Finally, these lovely notes are sitting on a base of cedarwood, patchouli, and musk. Altogether this light, floral fragrance oil is perfect for creating bath and body recipes that will pamper your senses!

Scents of Spring: Giggles Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Giggles Fragrance Oil

The bright and energizing aroma of our Giggles Fragrance Oil is another fantastic choice for your spring candle and soap recipes. This happy aroma begins with top notes of clary sage, Italian lemon, and hints of bergamot. These scents are followed by middle notes of spicy carnation, and lily of the valley. Finally, the aroma finishes with a blend of cedarwood, patchouli, and amber. So, this delightful fragrance oil is sure to be a perfect aroma to help you enjoy this time of year!

Scents of Spring: Chance of A Lifetime Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Chance of A Lifetime Fragrance Oil

Another lovely fragrance for spring is our Chance of a Lifetime Fragrance Oil. This scented oil embraces the aroma of a successful, ambitious woman who loves the finer things in life. This fragrance oil is a blend of citron, water hyacinth, jasmine, iris, teakwood, vetiver, patchouli, amber, and white musk. This floral aroma is a refreshing fragrance oil that would be perfect for creating bath and body recipes for spring.

Scents of Spring: NG Aloe & White Lilac Fragrance OilScents of Spring: NG Aloe & White Lilac Fragrance Oil

The refreshing aroma of our NG Aloe & White Lilac Fragrance Oil is perfect for creating homemade candles and cosmetic recipes. This aroma has top notes of petitgrain, Italian bergamot, and ozonic notes. The aroma continues with middle notes of lilac, lily of the valley, and hints of tuberose. Finally, the scent rests on base notes of sweet vanilla, amber, precious musk, and oakmoss. This refreshing blend of greenery creates a fragrance oil that is clean, refreshing and perfect for creating spring candles and crafts.

Scents of Spring: Deb's Flower Shoppe Fragrance Oil Scents of Spring: Deb’s Flower Shoppe Fragrance Oil

Another Natures Garden fragrance that encapsulates the beauty of spring is the Deb’s Flower Shoppe Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is just like walking into a real flower shoppe. You can smell the aroma of all of the flowers, green stems, and water droplets on the flower petals filling the air. This aroma has top notes of hyacinth, green leaves, and lime. Further, the aroma has middle notes of rose, cyclamen, and carnation. Finally, the aroma ends with a blend of gardenia and green notes of trailing ivy. Together, these refreshing scents create a floral aroma that is perfect to add to your candle and soap scents list for spring!

Scents of Spring: Honeycomb Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Honeycomb Fragrance Oil

The lovely Honeycomb Fragrance Oil is an aroma that captures the essence of springtime garden in full bloom. First, this classic floral fragrance opens with a blend of Rose petals, Geranium, and velvety violets. Further, this blend of lovely floral notes is surrounded by the sweet scent of honey nectar and scrumptious orchard fruits. Not only is this a fantastic scent for spring, but this sweet aroma is well loved by many of our customers. You are sure to enjoy this scented oil as well! 

Scents of Spring: Magnolia in Bloom Fragrance Scents of Spring: Magnolia in Bloom Fragrance

Another lovely aroma that you can include in your homemade creations is our Magnolia in Bloom Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has a sexy magnolia scent that you are sure to enjoy. This well rounded aroma starts with top notes of mandarin, ylang ylang, grapefruit, freesia, and hyacinth. Then, the aroma continues with middle notes of tuberose, magnolia, plum, and lily. All of these notes are sitting on base notes of white musk and vanilla bean. Together these scent notes create a fragrance that is perfect for any of your spring craft ideas!

Scents of Spring: Poison Crocus Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Poison Crocus Fragrance Oil

The lovely aroma of our Poison Crocus Fragrance Oil is a delight floral that is perfect for this season. This fragrance encapsulates the aroma of the first flower to bloom in Spring. This scented oil uses bright notes of Bergamot, and Sweet Orange Oil lead this deceptively delicate fragrance with mid notes of Iris, White Rose, and Mediterranean Fig. Finally, the aroma ends with soft powdery finish of Woods, Musk and Vetiver finish this intriguing floral blend. This blend of beautiful fragrance notes is perfect for creating lovely floral scented candles and bath recipes that you will enjoy!

Scents of Spring: Petals of Spring Fragrance OilScents of Spring: Petals of Spring Fragrance Oil

Lastly, we have the lovely aroma of our Petals of Spring Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has notes of freesia, and jasmine, followed by notes of lily of the valley, honeysuckle. These notes rest on a base of plum and raspberry. This blend of fragrance notes creates an irresistible scented oil that is perfect for your homemade recipes.

Scents of Spring: Fun Spring Activities

There is just so much that you can do and enjoy in the spring time! Not only can you enjoy the lovely scents of spring through our fragrance oils, but there are all kinds of fun activities that are perfect for this time of year, too. You can find something fun to do on this list of 50 Fun Spring Activities from Real Simple. This list of fun spring activities include all kinds of fun things to do that you can check off as you go to track how much fun you are having!

Scents of Spring: Reach Out to UsScents of Spring: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed these perfect fragrance oils for spring! Of course, you can check out even more lovely spring scents on our page of Spring and Summer Scents. If you have any questions about using these scents, then feel free to reach out to us. Of course, you can always reach out to us in the NG store, on our HUG Line, and on our website. Another easy way to reach out to us online is through our social media pages. First, you can find us on our Facebook page. Also, you can find us @ngscents to reach out to us on Instagram and Twitter. You can use these platforms to get answers to your questions as well as share your own favorite scents for this time of year. So, have fun crafting with this lovely fragrances!

Feb
08

Coffee Scents


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Coffee Scents

Today, let’s talk coffee!  There are so many options when it comes to coffee scents.  So, we will look a little closer at each one.  Hopefully, this will help you decide on the perfect coffee fragrance oil for your handcrafted bath and body products.  You may just find your next best selling product!

Coffee Scents:  Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance Oil

First, our Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance Oil is strong coffee scent that is great in both bath and body products and candles. It is the aroma of Arabica coffee beans that are blended with both nutty hazel nuts and creamy vanilla at its base. Not only is this coffee scent fabulous on its own, it is also amazing when mixed with other scents.  I actually accidentally put one of these melts in my burner that already had a Pink Sugar melt in it.  I have to say this is now my go to fragrance for my home.

Coffee Scents:  Hazelnut Coffee Soap

So, how does Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance Oil do in cold process soap? Well, there is no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation. It also had a good scent retention.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Hazelnut Coffee Candle

Now, let’s talk candle making! How do we suggest coloring your hazelnut coffee scented candles?  We suggest using five drops of brown liquid candle dye. Alternatively, you can shred a small amount of a brown color block.

 

Coffee Scents: Fresh Brewed Coffee- ORIGINAL Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee- ORIGINAL Fragrance Oil

Next, we have our Original Fresh Brewed Coffee Fragrance Oil.  This coffee scent is the strong freshly brewed coffee.  Most coffee fragrances will have a base note of vanilla.  This note can smell like chocolate in coffee fragrances. Well, this coffee scent will have that note.  Although, if you are looking for a coffee scent without the chocolate note, keep reading.

 

Coffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee Soap

For those making cold process soap, this our original fresh brewed coffee scent is light in the finished bars, but it is still wonderful. Additionally, the cp soap batter showed no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee Candle
How do we suggest coloring your handcrafted candles?  You can add five drops of brown liquid candle dye to achieve a beautiful brown color. You can also use a bit of a brown color block to get the same color.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee Bath Bomb
Next, why not create bath bombs with this coffee fragrance oil! Natures Garden created this Freshly Ground Coffee Bath Bombs Recipe with bath bomb lovers in mind. This isn’t your typical bath bomb though, it uses real coffee ground.

Coffee Scents:  Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Fragrance Oil

Next, we have the Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Fragrance Oil.  This coffee scent happens to be a Natures Garden original fragrance.  It is a strong toasted hazelnut scent that has buttery nuances to pair perfectly this coffee blend. Then the aroma finishes with sweet undertones of warm brown sugar that give the scent a caramelized note.

 

 Coffee Scents:  Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Soap

So, how does this scent do in handcrafted cp soap making? There was no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation.  While the scent stayed light, it still created a beautiful bar of soap.

 

Coffee Scents:  Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Candle

A candle scented with Mountain Hazelnut Cafe fragrance oil would look fabulous colored in a light coffee colored candle. We suggest using three drops of brown liquid candle dye along with a drop orange, and a drop of yellow dye.  This suggestion is based on four pounds of candle wax. You can also use a small amount of a brown, orange, and yellow shredded color blocks shredded.

Coffee Scents:  Cinnanut Columbian Cafe Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Cinnanut Columbian Cafe Fragrance Oil

Now, Cinnanut Columbian Cafe fragrance oil from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies has the strong tones of a fresh roasted Colombian coffee. It is followed with warm spicy cinnamon.  Next, this coffee scent has notes of warm roasted Brazil nuts along with rich sweet maple.  This is a Natures Garden original fragrance oil.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Cinnanut Columbian Cafe Soap

When used in cold process soap, this coffee scent did very well. There was no acceleration, no separation, and no ricing.  It maintained a good scent retention and discolored to a brown color.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Cinnanut Columbian Cafe Candle

When coloring your handmade candle and wax melts, we recommend using four drops of Spectrum brown liquid candle dye. You can also use an ample amount of a brown color block. We find this to be a perfect color for a coffee colored candle.

 

 

Coffee Scents: Cinnanut Coffee Soap RecipeSo, how have we used Cinnanut Colombian Cafe Fragrance Oil in our recipes? We created the Cinnanut Coffee Soap Recipe is a super fun layered soap recipe that looks and feels amazing on your skin! Not only that but this melt and pour soap recipe is fun to make. In addition, the mp soap is topped with our fluffy whipped soap base and topped with cinnamon.

 

Coffee Scents:  Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Fragrance Oil

Now, we have the delicious Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Fragrance Oil. This Natures Garden coffee scent is a rich combination of  freshly roasted Jamaican coffee.  Then, it has notes of sweet and tempting vanilla beans This is a Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies original fragrance oil.

 

 

Coffee Scents: Jamaican Vanilla Cafe in Soap

 

You can use Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Fragrance Oil in homemade soap. This fragrance oil did very well in soap.  There is no ricing, no acceleration, no separation, and the fragrance maintains a good scent in the finished cold process soap. So, you will be able to create amazing cp soap with this coffee scent!

Coffee Scents: Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Candle Color Suggestion

Next, let’s talk about candles.  Using just a tiny bit of brown and yellow liquid candle dyes you can create a wonderful color that is perfect for this scent. Also, you can shred just a tiny amount of both brown and yellow color blocks into your candle wax.

 

Coffee Scents: French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance Oil

Our next coffee scent is a sweeter coffee aroma. Natures Garden’s French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance Oil is a perfect blend of vanilla, sugar, and freshly brewed coffee. It is blended to perfection for all the coffee lovers that like their coffee sweet and creamy!

 

 

 

Coffee Scents:  French Vanilla Coffee Soap

If you use this scent in your cp soap recipes, then get ready for some fabulous coffee scented soap!  This coffee scent remains subtly beautiful and nice in soap. French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance Oil caused no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  French Vanilla Coffee Candle

When used in candle wax, we would recommend creating a creamy light brown candle for this scent. So, use two drops of brown liquid candle dye.  You can also use a small amount of shredded brown color block in four pounds of wax.

 

 


So, how have we used French Vanilla Coffee in some of our recipe ideas?  We created the Christmas Coffee Wax Tarts Recipe  using not one, but two coffee fragrance oils.  This wax melt recipe uses both French Vanilla Coffee Scent and Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance Oil.  In addition, we topped these cute melts with real coffee beans.

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Caramel Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Cafe Caramel Fragrance Oil

Next, we have my favorite coffee scent, Cafe Caramel Fragrance Oil! This coffee fragrance oil from Natures Garden Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is the a sweet cappuccino.  This scent is also that is filled with heavy cream and is sweetened with the extremely sweet caramel. It is an awesome blend of coffee and creamy sugar blended perfectly for you handmade candles and bath and body products.

 

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Caramel Soap

This caramel coffee scent is the perfect soap making fragrance oil! First of all, this coffee scented fragrance oil will have a good scent in the cured cp soap. We found no acceleration, no separation, and ricing.

 

 

Coffee Scents: Cafe Caramel Candle

This caramel coffee beverage scent would work perfectly in a caramel colored candle!  We would recommend using two drops of brown along with a tiny bit of orange liquid candle dye.  This is for four pounds of wax.  You can also shred an small amount of a brown color block and an orange color block into your candle wax.

 

Popular Coffee Fragrance Oils Cafe Caramel ScrubCafe Caramel Fragrance Oil is also perfect in body scrubs as well.  In fact, you can create the Toffee Crunch Latte Foaming Sugar Scrub Recipe! This handmade sugar scrub recipe will smell as delicious as the coffee drink!  Create a layered scrub made to look just like the drink, even complete with the whipped cream topping!

 

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Mocha Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil

Also, you can try out our delicious Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil in your homemade products! This amazing cafe fragrance oil by Natures Garden is the perfect arrangement of fragrance notes reminiscent of fresh brewed coffee, chocolate syrup, creamy vanilla, and marshmallows. If you are in the mood for a scrumptious coffee and chocolate scent blend, then this is going to be the perfect scent for you!  You are going to love this fragrance oil!

 

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil Soap

Next, how does this coffee scent perform in cold process soap?  Cafe Mocha fragrance oil performs very well.  It showed no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.  The cured discolors to the perfect shade of brown for this scent. It remains strong throughout cure.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil Candle

In addition, you can use Cafe Mocha fragrance oil in your own scented candles! We feel that cafe mocha scented candles would be perfect in a dark brown color. So, we suggest using either four drops of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax.  Alternatively, you can use an ample amount of a shredded brown color block.

 

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Mocha Scrub
Also, you can include Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil in the Coffee Butter Scrub Recipe! This handcrafted body scrub recipe incorporates coffee grounds, providing an amazing exfoliation. In addition, the recipe uses the perfect combination of butters so that you skin will be left smooth and moisturized.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee- WORLDS BEST Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee- Worlds Best Fragrance Oil

This coffee scent was ten years in the making.  We tested and tested to find a coffee fragrance oil without that distinct chocolate base.  Well we finally found a true freshly brewed coffee fragrance oil. We call it Worlds Best Fresh Brewed Coffee.  It can be found right here at Natures Garden! This perfect coffee fragrance has wonderful effervescent coffee top notes, and incredible scent throw! This fragrance is so strong that you may even want to cut back on the amount you use in your applications. Please don’t judge this fragrance oil out of the bottle. It is simply incredible and true in products!

Coffee Scents: Fresh Brewed Coffee Worlds Best Soap

This world’s best coffee scent is amazing for those creating handmade coffee soap.  This coffee fragrance oil leaves a light scent in cured homemade cold process soap. Also, the cp soap performs wonderfully with this coffee scented oil. There was no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.

 

Coffee Scents: Fresh Brewed Coffee Worlds Best Candle

Since this fragrance oil possesses a pure coffee aroma, we would suggest coloring your handmade candles dark brown. This fresh brewed coffee scent will pair perfectly paired when you add in five drops of brown liquid candle dye.  Another option is to add an ample amount of shredded brown color block.  Our recommendations are always based on a four pound batch of wax.

 

Coffee Scents: Fresh Brewed Coffee Worlds Best Lotion
Our Frappe Mocha Body Cream Recipe is an wonderful homemade lotion recipe.  It is scented with Cafe Mocha fragrance oil. This coffee scented lotion will leave your skin soft and moisturized.  It also has just a touch of Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil, and uses real coffee! So, you will smell fantastic and your skin will feel amazing.

 

Coffee Scents: Fresh Brewed Coffee Worlds Best SoapNext, the Coffee Melt and Pour Soap Recipe also uses this fresh brewed coffee fragrance oil. It also uses actual coffee ground! This homemade soap recipe has exfoliating properties all the way through your bars. Melt and pour soap is an easy way to make your own soap at home!

 

Coffee Scents: Cappuccino Fragrance OilCoffee Scents: Cappuccino Fragrance Oil

Next, we have the delicious Cappuccino Fragrance Oil. This amazing beverage scent is perfect for creating your bath and body products. This fragrance oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies has a rich fresh brewed coffee scent that is strong along with notes of heavy cream and sugar. Together this scent makes a perfect coffee blend!

 

 

Coffee Scents: Cappuccino Fragrance Oil in Soap

Also, this coffee fragrance oil is perfect for making cold process soap. The scent retains a good scent in the cured soaps. It also performs very well. There was no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation. It discoloration to a perfect cappuccino color!

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Cappuccino Fragrance Oil Candle

In addition, you can include this delicious aroma in your homemade candles. We would suggest that you use five drops of brown liquid candle dye.  This is based on a four pound batch.  You can also shred a small amount of a brown color block into your candle wax.

 

 

We used Cappuccino Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden in this Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap Recipe.  This cold process soap recipe is just divine!  It uses actual coffee in the soap and both ground coffee and whole coffee beans.

 

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance Oil

Finally, you can include the scrumptious Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance Oil in your candle or bath and body products. This coffee scent by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is a rich roasted Colombian coffee that is blended with spices and hints of roasted nuts in this beverage sensation. In addition, this original scent has a base of vanilla butter cream add tempting sweetness to the blend.

 

Coffee Scents:  Snickerdoodle Latte in Soap

A wonderful way to use this coffee scent is in your handmade soaps! Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance Oil showed has no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation in cold process soap. The scent retention was also good in our finished soap.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Snickerdoodle Latte Candle

Also, you can use this fragrance oil in your scented candles. Snickerdoodle Latte scent would be perfect with this coffee with cream candle color. In order to achieve this color, use two drops of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax.  You can also shred a small amount of a brown color block into your melted candle wax.

 

 

Feb
07

Soap Fragrance Oils for Spring


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Soap Fragrance Oils for Spring

Spring is right around the corner.  I am sure those of you creating cold process soap are currently testing new scents and looking for new additions to your spring soap line up.  So, Natures Garden is going to show you some of our best soap fragrance oils for spring.  While all of these soap scents do wonderfully in melt and pour soap, we also wanted to include cp soap makers.  When creating this list we looked at each fragrance oil’s performance in cold process soap.  We took into consideration acceleration, ricing, and separation.  We also took into consideration the amount of time you would have to work with the batter.  Finally, yes, we looked at discoloration.  However, that being said, some of the ones that discolored were just too good not to have on this list.

 Queen of the Nile Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Queen of the Nile Fragrance Oil

First, Queen of the Nile Fragrance Oil.  This is an exotic and powerful, this fragrance oil in cold process soap.  It is the aroma of the glorious night blooming lily.  This scent which overflows with notes of a alluring floral musk combined with cassis and ripe berries.

 

Queen of the Nile Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapQueen of the Nile Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

So, how did this fragrance oil perform in cold process soap?  Well, there was no ricing, no ricing, and of course, no separation. This fragrance oil caused the soap to turn to a caramel color. However, the cured soap had a very strong scent retention.

 

  Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil

Next, Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil will take you back to your childhood.  What’s so great about this scent?  It is perfect for both spring and summer.  This candy aroma is that of sweet and sour mandarin oranges, fruity pineapples, and wild watermelon. This Natures Garden scent can be compared the aroma of Starburst Watermelon Chews.

Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapSour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Why did sour watermelon candy make our soap fragrance oils for Spring list?  Well, first of all, it is absolutely perfect in cold process soap.  The was no acceleration, no discoloration, no ricing, and no separation.  But, what really blew us away was its strength in cured cp soap.  It has an extremely strong scent retention!

 Elegant Diva Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Elegant Diva Fragrance Oil

Next, on our soap fragrance oils for spring is Elegant Diva Fragrance Oil. There are a couple reasons why this one made the list.  First, being that it was amazing in soap.  However, we also know that finding florals for cold process soap can be tough.  This floral scent from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is a beautiful powdery floral rose aroma.  It has notes of soft peony petals and undertones of sandalwood to warm the fragrance.

Top:  Orange, Bergamot
Mid: Rose, Narcissus, Peony, Orange Blossoms
Base:  Sandalwood, Vanilla, Rosewood

Elegant Diva Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapElegant Diva Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

So, while Elegant Diva Fragrance Oil does discolor to milk chocolate color, there is some acceleration when soaping at normal temperatures.  However, when you soap at room temperature there was no acceleration and performed wonderfully.  In addition, there was no separation, and no ricing.  The soap retention is very strong with this floral scent.

 Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil

Raspberry Lemonade fragrance oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is the delicious blend of freshly squeezed lemonade, sweet, juicy raspberries.  Then, it is given a unique twist of natural fresh lavender and finished with white musk.

Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapRaspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

When used in soap, Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil performs perfectly.  This scent has no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation.  This scent discolors to the perfect color for a lemonade, a butter color.  Finally, Raspberry Lemonade scent has very strong scent retention.

 Dare to be Sexy Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Dare to be Sexy Fragrance Oil

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a naughty blend of sweet sensuality and sinful fruits starring in this Oh So Sexy fragrance. Luscious peach nectar, red delicious apple and ripe blood orange lead you to the sensual floral heart. Delicate muguet and pretty pink peonies are teased by a tempting black plum, and tickled with notes of musky vanilla.

Top Notes: Peach Nectar, Apple, Blood Orange
Mid Notes: Muguet, Pink Peony, Black Plum
Base Notes: Musk, Precious Woods, Vanilla

Dare to be Sexy Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapDare to be Sexy Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Dare to be Sexy Fragrance Oil is fabulous in cold process soap! The scent retention is super strong.  The soap batter showed no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation.  The soap also showed no discoloration throughout cure.

 

 

 Peach Perfection Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Peach Perfection Fragrance Oil

Next, compare Peach Perfection Fragrance Oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies to Tyler’s Peachy King.  How do we describe this scent?  Well, it is mouth-watering.  It starts with bursts of peach nectar, not a sweet peach though.  This is a more ripe juicy peach aroma.   Then, the peach aroma opens to orchard fruits of peach and cherry.  Finally, it is highlighted by the effervescence of citrus bergamot and slight hints of dewy orange blossoms This is the perfect spring and summer fragrance oil.

Top Notes: Peach, Bergamot, Banana, Cherry, Orange
Middle Notes: Orange Blossom
Base Notes: Green Notes, Vanilla

 Peach Perfection Fragrance OilPeach Perfection Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Peach Perfection Fragrance Oil showed o ricing, no acceleration, no separation.  This fragrance oil causes the soap to discolor to a cream.  The discoloration is very manageable and the peach scent gives you plenty of time to work.  Finally, the scent retention is very strong.

 Sangria Punch Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Sangria Fragrance Oil

Sangria fragrance oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is a refreshing aroma starting with notes of grape.  It also contains citrus notes of orange, lemon, and lime, along with apple.  Finally, those notes are followed by a heart of fruity pomegranate and blackberries.  Sangria Fragrance Oil finishes with dry down of sugar. This fruity fragrance oil now contains higher amounts of essential oil.

Sangria Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapSangria Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Delicious scent!  Perfect Pour, no ricing, no acceleration, no separation, no discoloration after cure.  Scent stayed nice and strong!

 

 Spring Rain Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Spring Rain Fragrance Oil

Spring Rain fragrance oil from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is a musky blend of beautiful floral combination of carnation, tiger lily, alyssum, orchids, and fresh roses.  The floral notes are blended with nuances of fresh greenery. This spring aroma is also a best selling scent.

Spring Rain Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapSpring Rain Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Spring Rain Fragrance Oil is absolutely stunning spring time floral scent.  When used in cold process soap, there was no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation. In addition, there was no discoloration. Finally, it showed a very strong scent retention in the cured soap.

 Blackberry Jam Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Blackberry Jam Fragrance Oil

Blackberry Jam Fragrance Oil is not only fabulous in cp soap, it’s also very popular with candle makers.  In fact, our clients have made this fruity spring time scent a best seller.  Natures Garden’s Blackberry Jam aroma is  is a blend of fresh tart blackberries.  The blackberries blend with base notes of vanilla and crisp greenery.

Top Notes:  peach, strawberry, blackberry, pineapple
Mid Notes:  orange, violet, jasmine
Base Notes:  musk, vanilla, greenery

Blackberry Jam Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapBlackberry Jam Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

So, Blackberry Jam Fragrance Oil is wonderful in cold process soap.  It had no ricing, no acceleration, or separation. In addition, it had no discoloration. Lastly, it had very good scent retention once cured.

 

Jelly Bean Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Jelly Bean Fragrance Oil

Jelly Bean fragrance oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies awakens your senses with the aroma of luscious mixed fruit notes. This candy scent is a must have in the spring. It starts with the aroma of Wild cherries balanced with juicy peaches and sweet strawberries. Then, you will smell just slight hints of cinnamon as the fragrance oil is rounded out at the base with notes of vanilla and musk to create sweet tones.

Jelly Bean Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapJelly Bean Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

So, as you can see, this fragrance oil will discolor your finished soap to a light brown.  However, it was perfect otherwise.  We could not possible leave this one off the list.  It had no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.  You will have plenty of time to play with your soap batter.  To help with the discoloration, you can always use Vanilla White Color Stabilizer.  The scent retention is absolutely amazing and strong!

 

Sweet Tea Zing Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Sweet Tea Zing Fragrance Oil

Sweet Tea Zing fragrance oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is the aroma of a perfect spring or summer afternoon.  This tea scent starts with the relaxing aroma of sipping sweet tea.  But this isn’t any ordinary tea scent, it has hints of lemon zest, hints of honey nectar.  Finally, it is finished with nuances of cardamom.

Top: Earl Grey Tea, Lemon, Bergamot
Mid: Honey, Cardamom
Base: Mint Leaves, Green Tea Leaves

Sweet Tea Zing Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapSweet Tea Zing Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Sweet Tea Zing Fragrance Oil is phenomenal in cold process soap.  It showed no ricing, no acceleration, no separation.  It had slight discoloration to a light beige.  This tea scent maintained a strong scent retention through the curing process.

 Euphoric Majesty Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Euphoric Majesty Fragrance Oil

Euphoric Majesty fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a feminine scent full of allure and sensuality.  This powerful scent is a combination of juicy pomegranate, fresh green notes, persimmon, mysterious black orchids, lotus blossom, warm amber and mahogany woods.  Finally, this scent finishes with black violet, and a creamy accord.  This Natures Garden’s fragrance oil can be compared to Euphoria fragrance.

 Euphoric Majesty Fragrance OilEuphoric Majesty Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Euphoric Majesty Fragrance Oil performed perfectly in cold process soap.  It showed no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.  It only slightly discolors to a very slight tan. The strong scent retention will blow you away.

 

 Extremely Sexy for MEN Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Extremely Sexy For Men Fragrance Oil

Extremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is a masculine citrus spice combination.  This fragrance oil starts with top citrus notes of pink lime, bergamot leaves, and tangerine. The citrus notes are followed by a heart of cinnamon bark, lime wood, and sage. Finally, it finishes with vetiver and orange flowers.  Natures Garden’s Extremely Sexy for Men can be compared to Very Sexy for Men perfume.

Extremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapExtremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Extremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil is awesome in cold process soap making.  It had no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation.  Finally, it remained without discoloration throughout the cure.

 

Feb
05

8 Argan Oil Recipes


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8 Argan Oil Recipes8 Argan Oil Recipes

I don’t know about you but, argan oil is one of my favorite carrier oils to use in my bath and body recipes.  When used in soap, argan oil gives the bars a nice rich lather that I absolutely adore.  When used in lotion, it sinks in quickly while still moisturizing my skin.  It leaves it feeling nice and soft.  Many love argan oil in their hair care recipes as well.  In fact, since it is an ultra light oil it is perfect for those with oily hair and those that have oily skin.

In Europe, argan oil is often called “liquid gold”.  This is because of its wonderful skin- loving properties.  These are properties that come from the abundance of nutrients that are found in argan oil.  The skin loving argan oil is made by pressing argan kernels.  Argan kernels are the pits found inside a fruit grown on Argania spinosa trees in Morocco.  So, let’s look at 8 argan oil recipes from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies.  Perhaps you will find a recipe that you can add to your bath and body line.  Whether you make scrubs, body creams, or handcrafted soap, you are sure to find something you love.

8 Argan Oil Recipes: Green Tea Scrub RecipeGreen Tea Scrub Recipe

First, argan oil is wonderful in handmade scrub recipes.  This particular scrub recipe uses green tea.  The green tea is added right into the scrub.  So, not only does the green tea scrub recipe have the antioxidant benefits of green tea it also has the benefits of argan oil.  Finally, it is the aroma of the wonderful Chubba Dubba Weight Loss Fragrance Oil.  Since this citrus fragrance oil also has notes of green tea, we thought it would be the perfect scent to complement this green tea sugar scrub recipe.  This original fragrance oil by Natures Garden is the blend of citrus notes of Sicilian orange, lemongrass, and lemon slices.  Followed by notes of jasmine, green tea, and Tahitian vanilla.

Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap Recipe8 Argan Oil Recipes: Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap Recipe

Now, this one is for all the coffee lovers out there as well as argan oil lovers.  For the coffee addicts like me, this cappuccino coffee cold process soap recipe uses real coffee.  Are you wondering how the coffee is added to this soap recipe?  Well, a portion of the water used to create the lye solution is replaced with coffee.  In addition, there are coffee grounds incorporated into the soap batter to give the soap exfoliation properties.  Finally, it’s topped with a dollop of “whipped cream” and finished off with whole coffee beans.  It is scented with the sweet and creamy Cappuccino Fragrance Oil.  Natures Garden’s Cappuccino Fragrance Oil is the strong and rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee with heavy cream and sweet sugar.  This is hands down my absolute favorite cold process soap recipe.

Orange Swirled CP Soap Recipe8 Argan Oil Recipes: Orange Swirled CP Soap Recipe

Next, the Orange Swirled CP Soap Recipe was inspired with an orange creamsickle fudge recipe from Inside Brew Crew Life.  This is a swirled soap recipe with orange slice embeds to top it off.  In addition, it is scented with the powerful Blood Orange Fragrance Oil.  This tangy orange scent smells AMAZING!  In addition, the scent holds up very well in cold process soap.  The soap itself has a wonderful, rich lathering property.  So, not only does it smell and look fabulous it is also a great bar of soap.  Finally, the cold process soap is topped off with a melt and pour soap embed.  This orange slice is made from mp soap and also coated with sugar to give a portion of the soap exfoliation properties.

 

Sugar Cookie Whipped Body Butter Recipe8 Argan Oil Recipes: Sugar Cookie Whipped Body Butter Recipe

The Sugar Cookie Whipped Body Butter Recipe is another great recipe that uses argan oil.  This is a body butter recipe that is perfect for dry winter skin.  Not only does it use argan oil, but it also uses moisturizing cocoa butter and shea butter.  We could all use a little extra moisture this time of year.  Not only does it feel amazing on the skin, but it also smells amazing.  This body butter smells of the aroma of Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil.  This scent smells just like freshly baked cookies right from the oven.  So, create the aroma without the calories and use a body butter instead!

8 Argan Oil Recipes: Argan Soap RecipeArgan Soap Recipe

Who doesn’t love cold process soap?  Creating handmade cp soap can be both an artistic statement and great for your body.  This argan soap recipe will be just that.  It is a beautifully swirled cp soap recipe that uses Kulu Bay Fragrance Oil.  The colors are a perfect representation of both the crisp water and warm sandy shores.  Kulu Bay scent is both invigorating and crisp.  It is also a Natures Garden Original fragrance oil.  It definitely allowed us to create a cool bar of soap that packs that rich lather from the argan oil.  The argan oil cold process soap was created using an in the pot swirl technique.  You will need to move quickly when making this soap recipe.  However, the results are totally worth the extra effort.

Sour Watermelon Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe8 Argan Oil Recipes: Sour Watermelon Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe

So, we talked about the green tea sugar scrub, now let’s talk about a solid sugar scrub.  The Sour Watermelon Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe is a solid sugar scrub that has become very popular with our clients.  Not only will this scrub recipe exfoliate your skin, but it also has melt and pour soap added.  This solid scrub is packaged in a clamshell container.  So, once created, you simply place a label right on the clamshell container.  Each cube is the perfect size for a single use sugar scrub.  This solid scrub uses the fruity Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil.  It smells just like the sweet watermelon candy.  Now, we know there is the addition of sugar in most scrubs, right?  This solid scrub is not only unique because it is solid it also includes poppy seeds for even more exfoliation.

8 Argan Oil Recipes: Mothers Day Bath Bomb RecipeMothers Day Bath Bomb Recipe

Next, we have the Mother’s Day Bath Bombs Recipe that was made to include argan oil.  These handmade bath fizzies are a wonderful Mother’s Day gift but are really great for any time of year.  These adorable bath bombs with argan oil also use the beautiful Happy Type Fragrance Oil.  Happy & Free fragrance oil is best described as a refreshing, flowery fragrance.  Also, the bath bombs have whole calendula flowers.  Not only are the flowers an adorable decorative touch, but they are also wonderful for the skin.  They help with problems such as burned, rashes, bruised or inflamed skin.  So, this bath bomb recipe is the perfect recipe.  In fact, calendula is also a great help to those with varicose veins. After a few weeks, the veins have been known to shrink due to calendula. It has also been known to help with acne problems and can help prevent dermatitis.

Aloe Body Cream Recipe8 Argan Oil Recipes: Aloe Body Cream Recipe

Finally, we have this aloe body cream recipe that contains argan oil.  Out of all of the body cream recipes I have created, this is my favorite.  I believe this is because of the added argan oil as well as the infusion of aloe powder.  This body cream is the perfect way to help heal your skin.  In addition, this aloe body cream uses Orchid Rain Fragrance Oil.  This spa like aroma is the one of a kind combination of fresh orchids, peony flowers, water lily, watercress, aloe vera, and crisp bamboo.  This aloe lotion recipe sinks into your skin perfectly.  Aloe is also high in antioxidants, vitamin C, and other minerals which allow the skin to heal faster.  As many of you know, aloe is often used on sunburned, or inflamed skin.  This is in part because aloe vera powder contains salicylates.  Salicylates are known to help relieve pain.

Other Ways to Use Argan Oil

Now, a couple of other ways to use argan oil that we haven’t talked about.  First, is in your handcrafted hair care recipes.  Argan oil is perfect for those with oily hair.  Since it is a lighter oil it will sink right into the hair follicle without leaving behind more excess oil.  In addition, since it is able to penetrate deep into the hair it will help to repair any damage. So, you can get the right level of moisture and shine exactly where you need it.  It is also great for your cuticles.  With clean, polish free nails, a drop of argan oil rubbed into your nails and cuticles will help moisturize and refresh your cuticle beds.

Learn a little bit more about argan oil and its benefits in your handcrafted bath and body recipes here.  While Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies carries argan oil for soap and cosmetics use only, there are many other ways food grade argan oil can be used.  For example, it can also be used when cooking.  In fact, argan oil is considered a staple food pantry item in Morocco.  While it is often heard to be used in cosmetic recipes like hair care products and skin care products in the United States, in Morocco, it is so much more.  Read more about using food grade argan oil in your food recipes at the Food Republic’s website.

Show Us and Tell Us About Your Creations

Have you used argan oil in any of your soap recipes or any other bath and body recipes?  We would love to know how you have used the wonderful argan oil.  In fact, seeing the products our customers have created using our ingredients is one of our favorite things.  Show us what you have created by posting pictures of your handcrafted bath and body recipes on our Instagram or Twitter page @ngscents.  You can also so us your creations on our Facebook page.  If you have any questions about argan oil, or any other Natures Garden product, you can always contact us on our HUG Line at 440-647-0100 or send an email to [email protected]  We would love to hear from you!

Jan
24

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day


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Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks DayFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day

If you are looking for a good fragrance oil for St. Patrick’s Day, then this is a great place to start your search! There are so many Natures Garden fragrance oils for Saint Patricks Day that you will be sure to enjoy! We have all kinds of green fragrances that were created with the luck of the Irish in mind. These scented oils vary from fresh greenery to sexy musk scents and much more! So, check out these scents to find the perfect aromas for your St. Patrick’s Day scented crafts.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: 4 Leaf Clover Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: 4 Leaf Clover Fragrance Oil

Of course, we have to include our lovely 4 Leaf Clover Fragrance Oil in our St. Patrick’s  Day scented oils. This lucky aroma perfectly encapsulates the “the luck of the clover” in a fresh, clean scent. This fragrance begins with notes of fresh air and floral notes. These light scents blend with notes of refreshing clover, green grass, with hints of fresh cut wisteria. Finally, the base of this scent has notes of earthy greenery and moss. This refreshing scented oil is perfect for creating scented soap and other bath and body recipes. Your product line would truly not be complete without the aroma of this clover scent!

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil

Our lovely Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil is a perfect aroma that is both clean and refreshing. This spa like fragrance oil that is perfect for creating refreshing cosmetic recipes. This scented oil has fresh, fruity top notes of grapefruit and lime. This fragrance has middle notes of fresh cucumber, guava, and passion fruit. Lastly, the base notes in this aroma are a blend of wasabi, cilantro, and fern. This scented oil is perfect for creating scented conditioner recipes and other bath and body recipes. 

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Rainbow Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Rainbow Fragrance Oil

Another great St. Patricks Day fragrance oil that you will be sure to enjoy is our bright Rainbow Fragrance Oil. You would be sure to happily follow your nose to end of this rainbow. The scent begins with bright notes of pear, green grapes, kiwi, raspberry and peach. Then, these aromas are followed by middle notes of jasmine and lily of the valley. Lastly, you will find that this scent ends with base notes of lovely white musk. These lovely scents blend to create an aroma that is perfect for creating homemade cosmetics and scented candle recipes.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Fresh Bamboo Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Fresh Bamboo Fragrance Oil

One intoxicatingly fresh scented oil that you can use is the lovely aroma of our Fresh Bamboo Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is a very green scent that you can use to create wonderful candle and soap making recipes. This fragrance is a well balanced aroma that encompasses a fusion of the following unique fragrance notes: golden bamboo, sparkling bergamot, red grapefruit, night-blooming jasmine, cyclamen, muguet lily, and wild grasses. This lovely and fresh scented oil is a perfect fragrance that you can use to create refreshing scented cosmetics and fresh scented candles.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Cucumber & Melons Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Cucumber & Melons Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for a sweeter scented oil that is perfect for St. Patty’s Day, then try out our Cucumber & Melons Fragrance Oil. This scented oil blends notes of refreshing greenery and sweet fruit aromas to create a scrumptious fragrance. This scented oil has notes of sweet and sour cucumber with a deep green oily note surrounded by hints of violet. Finally, this aroma has a background of sweet and freshly sliced honeydew melon. You will love the scrumptious aroma of this refreshing scent for your candle recipes or bath and body recipes!

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: NG Delicious Type Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: NG Delicious Type Fragrance Oil

Another fragrance oil that you can use to create scented crafts is the NG Delicious Type Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has a blend of scrumptious apple, cucumber, and yuzu that are followed by middle notes of magnolia, tuberose, lily of the valley, and fresh cut roses. Then, this scent has base notes of sandalwood and white amber. This scrumptious fragrance is perfect for creating scented candles and bath recipes.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Basil Sage Mint Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Basil Sage Mint Fragrance Oil

Next, we have a garden fresh scented oil that is perfect for Saint Patrick’s Day. Our Basil Sage Mint Fragrance Oil uses a fresh garden medley of basil leaves, clary sage and peppermint sprigs. These herbal scents is accented with notes of citrus zests and fresh spring flowers. Finally, these scented oils rest on a  soft and soothing musk base. You will love the clean aroma of this scented oil in your various bath and body recipes and scented candles.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Green Clover and Aloe Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Green Clover and Aloe Fragrance Oil

Another fantastic fragrance oil that you will enjoy this St. Patty’s Day is the lovely Green Clover and Aloe Fragrance Oil. This fresh scent is a truly green fragrance that is reminiscent of wild summer herbs growing out in a meadow. Although this fragrance is a clean, green aroma, it is much more complex than the name would imply. The scent begins with floral notes of jasmine petals and fruity notes of fresh citrus. This lovely aroma rests on a base of woodsy notes blended with a sweet musk background. This fresh, complex scent is perfect for creating refreshing cosmetic recipes or wonderful scented candles for St Patricks Day!

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Cucumber Mint Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Cucumber Mint Fragrance Oil

Another lovely scented oil that you can use to create refreshingly scented crafts is the Cucumber Mint Fragrance Oil. This scented oil of cucumber mint will begin with top notes of garden-fresh cucumber, ripe banana, and juicy clementine. Then, these scents are followed by middle notes of cyclamen blossoms, African violets, and Madonna lily. Finally, this aroma is sitting on base notes of palm fronds, spearmint leaves, and cool peppermint. You can use this refreshing blend of cucumber and mint to create wonderful cosmetic recipes and homemade scented candles.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Aloe Vera & Cucumber Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Aloe Vera & Cucumber Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for a refreshingly clean scent, then you will love the aroma of our Aloe Vera & Cucumber Fragrance Oil. This scented oil was created to be a fresh, green scent that is as light as a summer breeze. This fragrance begins with the aroma of crisp, cool cucumbers blended with the scent of refreshing green aloe. The aroma completes with a touch of fresh citrus. This scented oil is perfect for add to your homemade bath and body recipes, like diy conditioner recipes.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Green Irish Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Green Irish Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for a more masculine aroma for St. Patrick’s Day, then you will be sure to love the aroma of our Green Irish Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is a sexy scented oil that is irresistibly masculine and will have you screaming, “I want my man to smell like that”! This blend of sweet and spicy scents begins with French verbena and lemon. Next, this scented oil uses notes of green Florentine iris and violet leaves. The base of this aroma has sublime notes of Mysore sandalwood and ambergris. This fresh scented oil is perfect for creating refreshing scented craft recipes that you will enjoy for this lucky holiday!

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Watercress & Aloe Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Watercress & Aloe Fragrance Oil

Next, you can try out an invigorating scented oil for your various scented recipes. You will love the aroma of our Watercress & Aloe Fragrance Oil for creating cosmetic spa recipes. This scented oil has notes of lemon rind and fresh palm leaves. Then, this aroma is followed by notes of fresh watercress and aloe. Finally, this fragrance finishes with notes of sweet jasmine and awakening eucalyptus. This soft, energizing fragrance oil is perfect for creating bath and body recipes. This includes cosmetic recipes like diy lotion or homemade sugar scrubs.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Apple Happy Camper Candy Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Apple Happy Camper Candy Fragrance Oil

Anyone that is looking for a sweet scent for St. Patricks Day will love the scrumptious aroma of Apple Happy Camper Candy Fragrance Oil. This green scent is perfect for creating delicious bath and body recipes. This scented oil is a blend of tangy scents and sugary sweetness. This blend of tangy and sweet green apple goodness is sure to remind you of the scent of sour green apple candy. So, you will enjoy an aroma that brings back memories of sweet green apple candy that you enjoyed during childhood!

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Sweet Grass Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Sweet Grass Fragrance Oil

Another lovely green scent that you will enjoy is the lovely Sweet Grass Fragrance Oil. This refreshing scented oil is a perfect outdoorsy blend of notes that can be used to create fantastic recipes. This scented oil has an ozony aroma of fresh cut grass, refreshing clover, and a hint of fresh wisteria. This fresh clover scented oil is perfect for creating homemade soap recipes and candle making recipes. The sweet and clean aroma of this fragrance is perfect for creating scented craft recipes for St. Patrick’s Day.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Torrential Rains Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Torrential Rains Fragrance Oil

You will love the aroma of our Torrential Rains Fragrance Oil for you St. Patricks Day crafts. This aroma has a down to earth fragrance oil that is very refreshing! This scented oil begins with bright citrus notes of bergamot, clementine, and grapefruit. These notes are followed by floral notes of jasmine and rose. Finally, this fresh scented oil is well rounded with base notes of patchouli, sandalwood, and oakmoss. These fragrance oil notes blend together to create the perfect aroma for creating bath and body recipes and refreshing scented candle.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Money Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Money Fragrance Oil

Another fun green scented oil that is sure to make you feel lucky is our Money Fragrance Oil. This lovely scented oil has the perfect aroma of freshly made new money! This true money fragrance oil has refreshing top notes of fresh ink and a true scent of cotton money. Together these fragrance oil notes are perfect for creating money scented candles or cosmetics. So, try out this green scent for your various St. Patricks Day candle and soap recipes!

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Sage and Citrus Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Sage and Citrus Fragrance Oil

You can use this next lovely aroma of our Sage and Citrus Fragrance Oil to create fun scented recipes. This scented oil blends bright citrus aromas with notes of fresh greenery. First, this scented oil has notes of bright mandarin, tangerine, ruby red grapefruit, and lemon rinds. These energizing scents blend with base notes of fresh sage leaves. You will love the blend of herbs and citrus notes for creating some fantastic scented craft recipes. Whether you want to make scented candles, diy cosmetics, or other homemade crafts, this scented oil would be perfect for making fantastic scented crafts.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Saint Patrick’s Day Crafts

Of course, you will love using these green fragrance oils to create homemade scented crafts. Not only can you use our lovely scented oils to create homemade crafts for St. Patricks Day, but there are fun St. Patty’s Day themed food recipes and crafts that you can make too. You can find all kinds of fun themed craft ideas in the article 50 Best Saint Patrick’s Day Crafts and Recipes from I Heart Naptime.

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Reach Out to UsFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you found some great green fragrance oils that you can use in your homemade recipes! If you have any questions about using these scented oils in your scented crafts, then feel free to reach out to us for guidance. You can reach out to us on our various social media platforms. One way to find us is on or Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you ask your scented craft making questions, but you can share your favorite scented oils and homemade creations for St. Patrick’s Day. We wish you good luck with your crafts and we hope to hear from you soon!

Dec
07

Coconut Soap Recipes


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Coconut Soap RecipesCoconut Soap Recipes

Coconut Oil is one of the most popular oils that is used in soap making. It’s very affordable, easy to obtain and it can be very good for the skin and hair. If you love making soap, or are new to soap making, take a look at some of Nature’s Garden’s coconut soap recipes. Not only will you be inspired by the creativity, but you skin will be happy and healthy looking!

Coconut oil is perfect for smoothing out dry, frizzy hair and it is also good for nourishing dry, split ends. If you have a sensitivity to products that contain a lot of chemicals or fragrances, this is a good, natural alternative to lotion or body cream and of course, it’s perfect for hydrating that itchy, dry skin. Since coconut oil contains Vitamin E, it is also perfect for helping to delay the look of wrinkles.

Coconut Soap Recipes: Which Coconut Oil do I use?Coconut Soap Recipes: Which Coconut Oil do I use?

As you may know, there are two types of coconut oil. Nature’s Garden offers Coconut Oil-76 and Fractionated Coconut Oil. Both work equally well in all bath and body products. You may notice that fractionated coconut oil does not solidify like regular coconut oil-76 does. That is because the fatty triglycerides from the oil have been removed and what is left is the clear, liquid form of the coconut oil. This type of coconut oil is perfect for using in massage oils, as a carrier oil for lip gloss or essential oils. Any time you want your product to stay at as a liquid, fractionated coconut oil is the perfect answer.

Coconut Oil-76 is a solid form of and only turns liquid in temperatures of 76 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Coconut oil is popular in any type of soap making, bath and body products and even in cooking. It is also very obtainable in grocery stores, soap making supply stores and at any type of big box store. It also very affordable, which makes it perfect for making soap. Both types of coconut oil will give your soap a wonderful, bubbly lather and can also contribute to making your soap hard and white. Coconut Oil-76 is perfect for any type of cosmetic product or bath and body product, such as a body scrub, that you want to have a solid form to.

Coconut Soap Recipes: Orange Swirled Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Orange Swirled Cold Process Soap Recipe

Our first recipe looks good enough to eat and smells just as delicious! Our Orange Swirled Cold process soap is a yummy concoction of some major skin loving ingredients. Shea butter, coconut oil-76, avocado oil are just a few of the ingredients that go into this soap. It smells amazing since we used our Blood Orange fragrance oil. This is a perfect blend of tangy oranges and a touch of floral thyme in the background. To top off this sweet smelling soap is some cute orange slices that were made with some Diamond Melt and Pour soap. This recipe makes 16 bars of soap. They would make perfect gifts to give this Christmas.

Coconut Soap Recipes: Raspberry Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Raspberry Cold Process Soap Recipe

Next we have our Raspberry Cold Process soap recipe. This is an easy cp soap recipe that looks like a piece of raspberry swirled cheesecake. This soap is made with cocoa and shea butter, coconut oil-76, sunflower oil, and meadowfoam seed oil, to just name a few. We scented this soap in our Fresh Raspberry. A lovely, bright and fresh, true raspberry fragrance.  This recipe makes 9 bars of soap.

 

Coconut Soap Recipes: Beard Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Beard Soap Recipe

You may have noticed that beards are incredibly popular among today’s male population. Since your beard is the first thing that is noticed about you, it should be given some extra special attention. Plus, a scruffy beard makes a bad first impression. This Beard Soap is a wonderful addition to your men’s line of bath and body products! Your beard will be soft, smooth and the skin underneath will be nicely moisturized. We made this hot process soap with coconut oil-76, jojoba oil, lanolin and shea butter. Plus, we chose to scent this soap  in our Gurjan Balsam Essential oil. This is a very natural and manly smell. 

Coconut Soap Recipes: Mistletoe Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Mistletoe Cold Process Soap Recipe

Here is a fun soap to make at Christmas time! Mistletoe Cold Process soap is made with mango butter, apricot kernel oil, and both fractionated coconut oil and coconut oil-76. This makes a wonderful lathery bar that will last you all through the Christmas season. We scented this soap in our Mistletoe & Ivy fragrance oil which is a perfect scent for the holidays! This fragrance is a bright blend of cedar, sandalwood, ivy, musk and cool camphor! Your skin will be smelling like the holidays with this soap recipe!

Coconut Soap Recipes: Herbal Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Herbal Soap Recipe

This Herbal Soap Recipe is a lovely recipe for those that like a more natural scent to their soap. This soap is scented in Dandelion Pear which smells fresh and clean, just like soap should smell! Bitter dandelion and wildflowers are the top notes which is mellowed out by pear, green tea and aloe. This is a perfect springtime soap! We used coconut-76, shea butter, sunflower oil and apricot kernel oil to name a few. On top, we used mango butter melt and pour for the smiley face embeds and sprinkle Chamomile Flowers on top for a finishing touch.

Coconut Soap Recipes: Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap Recipe

This Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap is perfect for the coffee lovers in your life! For this recipe we chose to use Fractionated coconut oil along with cocoa butter, sweet almond oil, avocado oil. We also used fresh brewed coffee as part of the lye mixture! Next we added in some coffee grounds to give the soap some gentle exfoliation. We scented this soap in our Cappuccino fragrance oil that smells of coffee, cream and sugar! Lastly, we sprinkled whole coffee beans on top the white fluffy topping to put this cold process soap over the top!

Coconut Soap Recipes: Strawberries and Champagne Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Strawberries and Champagne Cold Process Soap Recipe

This Strawberries and Champagne Cold Process soap is fun soap to create for the beginning of the new year, or even for Valentine’s Day. This creative soap is made with fractionated coconut oil, mango butter, shea butter, sunflower oil and even some lanolin to give it some extra moisturizing! On top we added some cute little melt and pour soap embeds made into champagne bottles! We scented this soap in our very popular NG Strawberries & Champagne fragrance oil! This scent is a perfect combination of strawberries and effervescent apple cider!

Coconut Soap Recipes: Hot Fudge Brownies Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Hot Fudge Brownies Cold Process Soap Recipe

Who doesn’t love brownies? Pretty much everybody. So why not create a soap that is America’s favorite number one dessert!  This soap would be perfect for your brownie lovers or even kids who like a sweet treat to make bath time more fun! Hot Fudge Brownie Cold Process soap is going to make your bathroom  smell like brownie heaven! We used our Hot Fudge Brownie fragrance oil, which smells like fresh, fudgey brownies! The soap batter was made using fractionated coconut oil, cocoa butter, avocado oil and we even used some organic cocoa powder for natural colorant!

 

Coconut Soap Recipes: Fruit Frenzy Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Fruit Frenzy Cold Process Soap Recipe

This Fruit Frenzy Cold Process soap is a very good recipe for beginners. Simple ingredients such as fractionated coconut oil coconut oil-76, castor oil, grapeseed oil and mango butter will help make your soap rich, creamy and moisturizing. Also, we scented this soap in our Fresh Fruit Slices, which smells like everything fruit! Fresh Fruit Slices fragrance oil works perfectly in cold process soap with no discoloring, ricing, accelerating or separating. We also added some dried orange peel to help give this soap a natural color! Perfectly simple and sweet!

Coconut Soap Recipes: Pumpkin Puree Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Pumpkin Puree Cold Process Soap Recipe

So what is the benefit of adding pumpkin puree to your soap? Well in our Pumpkin Puree Cold Process Soap Recipe it does help add some natural color. Best of all, pumpkin is full of alpha hydroxy acids, fruit enzymes and vitamins A and D, which have been shown to soften and smooth skin as well as boost collagen to help prevent signs of aging! Along with pumpkin puree we used fractionated coconut oil, olive oil and even some pumpkin seed oil to make this soap amazingly skin friendly! The fragrance oil we chose to use is our yummy Pumpkin Apple Butter fragrance oil. It smells deliciously fall like with a scent of apples, pumpkin butter and spices!

Coconut Soap Recipes: Wine Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Wine Cold Process Soap Recipe

Next we have our Wine Cold Process Soap. This soap can be made with any kind of wine you would like to use. The addition of wine helps with natural colorant and is used in place of water. This soap was made using strictly oil, no butters. You will have a lovely, moisturizing bar of soap! Of course our fragrance of choice is Merlot fragrance oil. This is a wonderful blend of raspberries, plums, and strawberries with a spicy background!

Coconut Soap Recipes: Blueberry Cheesecake Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Blueberry Cheesecake Cold Process Soap Recipe

This Blueberry Cheesecake cold process soap is a beautiful rendition of the yummy, decadent dessert. With its pretty blue and white swirls and the fluffy topping, this soap is almost too pretty to use! Made with both coconut oil-76 and fractionated coconut oil, these oils along with shea butter, safflower oil and palm oil will give your luxurious, lathering soap! Of course the inspiration behind the soap was our Blueberry Cheesecake fragrance oil! This fragrance oil is a sweet blend of cheesecake, blueberries, cream, vanilla and brown sugar, you will be tempted to take a lick!

Coconut Soap Recipes: Hippies & Hemp Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Hippies & Hemp Cold Process Soap Recipe

If you need a groovy soap recipe to enhance your line of bath and body products, give this Hippies & Hemp cold process soap recipe a try! How cool is this soap with its psychedelic swirls of neon colors!  We created this soap using  shea butter, safflower oil, coconut oil-76 and fractionated coconut oil. Your skin will be pleased with the rich moisturizing qualities that will come from this bar of soap! We used our Cannabis Flower fragrance oil that is a truly unique blend of cannabis, violet, green fern and cashmere woods. This soap will definitely have people stopping in their tracks. If not to smell, but to notice the fun swirl of colors that will catch their eye!

Coconut Soap Recipes: Lime Cupcake Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Lime Cupcake Cold Process Soap Recipe

Lime Cold Process Soap is a fun soap to make if you enjoy frosting and decorating! This recipe along with the fragrance oil, Agave Lime are a perfect combination to allow you to decorate and get fancy! We used coconut oil-76, mango butter, palm oil and castor oil for the soap batter and frosting! Since Agave Lime fragrance oil works perfectly in cold process soap with no ricing, discoloring, separation or accelerating, you will have no problems when it comes to piping! For the limes we used Diamond Clear melt and pour soap base and perched them atop the fluffy white frosting!

Coconut Soap Recipes: Apricotie Hottie Soap RecipeCoconut Soap Recipes: Apricotie Hottie Soap Recipe

As you noticed, most of our recipes have been cold process, which is very popular in the soaping world due to “clean-ness” of your finished product. However, hot process is a quicker, if not easier soaping process. The crock pot does all the work for you and your cure time is cut down. The main difference is that hot process soap has a more rustic appearance that CP soap.

Take our Apricotie Hottie Soap for instance. This is truly a simple soap recipe and perfect for beginners! Made with only a few ingredients such as coconut oil-76, mango butter, shea butter, avocado and apricot kernel oil, you will have a wonderful, sudsy, moisturizing bar of soap in no time! Our Apricot Fragrance Oil smells so amazing sweet and “apricotie”! Plus this fragrance holds up beautifully through the hot processing!

Coconut Soap Recipes: That’s it for now

We hope you enjoyed learning all these recipes that use coconut oil-76 and fractionated coconut oil. Both oils are amazing for your skin and will give your bars of cold and hot process soap the best moisturizing abilities there are!

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Nov
27

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base


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15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base

If you are like me, you probably have lip balms everywhere. I keep them in my coat pocket, purse, car, on my nightstand. My kids go through lip balms in the winter like you wouldn’t believe. In fact, my son is famous for leaving them in his pants pocket where they will end up going through the wash.  If you are looking to shake up your line of lip care products, then Nature’s Garden has 15 ways to use all natural lip balm base. From lip scrubs to fun, yummy lip balms, to solid perfumes, these recipes will be sure to keep your lips soft, smooth and hydrated from the dry winter air!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: It’s All About the Base

To make good lip balm then it’s all about the base! You need a good base to stand on! Natures Garden’s all natural lip balm base is 100% all natural and is made with only the finest, top-of-the line ingredients, several of which are also certified organic. The ingredients include coconut oil, beeswax, organic shea butter, organic cocoa butter, tocopherol (vitamin e).  You will notice how our lip balm base feels silky smooth on your lips, absorbs easily. Your lips will not be left feeling tacky like many petroleum-based lip balms.

In the long run, this lip balm base will save you time and money. First off, the ingredients are already mixed together for you.  All you will have to do is melt the lip balm, add flavoring, sweetener (powdered stevia with maltodextrin), and color (if desired), pour into lip balm tubes or pots, and allow to set up at room temperature.

Did you know? One pound of our lip balm base makes approximately 65 1/4 oz. lip balm pots, or approximately  90-94 lip balm tubes!  This product allows you to easily, and affordably add new products to your line; all of which have good profit returns. There’s the money saving aspect of this incredibly versatile product!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: What Else Can You Create With It?

Our lip balm can be used to make more than just lip balm!!  You can use the very same base to create your own all natural solid perfume!  Another perk to using this base is you can create an all-natural vapor rub.  This base is also perfect for making your own foot balms and lotion bars! Why buy numerous ingredients to make these products when all you need is this one base? So many things you can create all in a one pound container! Now that you know how awesome this lip balm base is, let’s show you all the things you can make with it!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Solid Massage Bar Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Solid Massage Bar Recipe

First up is our Solid Massage Bar Recipe. This is a fun way to add some moisture into your skin and have a little treat at the end! This recipe uses our all natural lip balm base and our Black Cherry BOOM flavoring! Since this bar is made in our deodorant containers, it’s easy to apply to any sore, tired muscles with no messy clean-up!  A pair of chocolate lips centered on top is the sweet treat waiting for you when you’re done. Soft, moisturized skin and a chocolate treat is how we should always end the day!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Brown Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Brown Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe

Sugar scrubs, be they for lips, faces or legs, are a wonderful way to get rid of dry, dead skin cells. Sugar is a natural humectant and generally, everybody has sugar in their cabinets. This sweet little Brown Sugar Lip Scrub is quick and simple to make. Using the all natural lip balm base, some brown sugar and our Chocolate Bon Bon flavoring, these lip scrubs will be gone before you know it! Your lips will be silky soft and hydrated after just one use! This recipe makes 7-10 ml lip balm pots!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Creme Brulee Lip Scrub Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Creme Brulee Lip Scrub Recipe

This may look and smell like a tiny serving of creme brulee dessert, but sadly, it is not. This Creme Brulee lip scrub is made with white chocolate mixed in with some all natural lip base. The topping is the scrub part. Lip balm base mixed with some brown sugar! Of course, we used our Creme Brulee flavoring! This is a perfectly sweet way to get your lips soft and smooth with a sweet aftertaste!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Winter Wonderland Lip Balm Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Winter Wonderland Lip Balm Recipe

This Winter Wonderland lip balm is my favorite lip balm. I always have some of these around my house, in my purse or car. We made this fresh lip balm using Peppermint Essential oil and white chocolate mixed in the all natural lip balm base. Lastly, we sprinkled in a touch of Diamond Dust. Your lips will feel sparkly cool and refreshed with a swipe of this across those dry, winter lips!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Lip Scrub for Lip Balm Sticks Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Lip Scrub for Lip Balm Sticks Recipe

Here we have a Lip Scrub for Lip Balm Sticks that is made in lip balm tubes instead of the usual lip balm pot. We used our Bubblegum flavoring to give it a classic taste, plus we added regular white sugar for the scrub and a touch of Passion Plum lip tint to give your lips some color! This is such an easy recipe, even the kids can make it!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Solid Glittered Perfume Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Solid Glittered Perfume Recipe

So we said our All Natural Lip Balm Base wasn’t just for lips! Here is our Solid Glittered Perfume recipe to show you! Simply melt your lip balm base, stir in some Diamond Dust for the sparkle and a fragrance oil. Place in 10 ml. lip balm pots. Simply swipe your finger across the base once it has set up, and place your scent where you normally would put regular perfume! Behind your ears or on your wrist. This type of perfume is perfect for your purse or pocket!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Natural Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Natural Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe

This recipe is so easy it should be illegal! This is a Natural Sugar Lip Scrub is a perfect recipe for your tween who is looking to make party favors or even a little extra change for her pocket! Simply melt the All Natural Lip Balm Base and a touch of grapeseed oil for some added shine to your lips! A pinch of sugar, Blue Raspberry Slushie flavoring and a tiny touch of Diva Red lip tint for color! This recipe will make 10- 10 ml lip scrubs!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Kiss of Death Lip Venom Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Kiss of Death Lip Venom Recipe

Be careful who you kiss after you rub some of this Kiss of Death Lip Venom on your lips! You may stun them with the sweet Kiss of Death flavoring! This is also an easy lip balm recipe and it makes 20-10 ml lip balm pots. These are perfect for Halloween treats or even Valentine’s Day treats! Kids will love them as will adults!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Shimmery Lip Gloss Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Shimmery Lip Gloss Recipe

This Shimmery Lip Gloss Recipe is made using Nature’s Garden All Natural Lip Balm base and a touch of fractionated coconut oil to give your soft lips some shine! With some Strawberry Sorbet flavoring, a drop or two of lip tint in any color you choose and a sprinkle of diamond dust, your lips will be yummy and kissably soft when the time comes!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Monkey Farts Lip Balm Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Monkey Farts Lip Balm Recipe

I can happily say that I have never smelled a monkey fart, but if they are anything like what the flavoring is then it might not be that bad! I am also sure that the kids will love this lip Monkey Farts Lip balm recipe! Anything that has the word “fart” in it has to be fun!  Plus, it makes 20- 10 ml lip balm pots so you are sure to have enough for quite a while! Simply melt the all natural lip balm base, add in your Monkey Farts flavoring and fill up your lip balm pots and let them set up! Boom! You are done and your kids’ lips will stay soft and healthy looking all winter long!

15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Dual Quench Lipstick Recipe15 Ways To Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Dual Quench Lipstick Recipe

This is a fun and creative lip balm that looks like it was complicated to make, however, with a little ingenuity, is really a very simple process. We even added an extra touch of vitamin E to this Dual Quench Lipstick to give it some extra nourishment for your lips. Plus, with the tinted center, you can add some light color to your lips! This recipe is enough to make 25 lip balm tubes!

15 Ways to Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Super Easy Lip Gloss Recipe15 Ways to Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Super Easy Lip Gloss Recipe

Lip gloss is really easy to make when you use our all natural lip balm base. We no longer carry the roller ball lip containers, but they are easy to find on any craft supply websites.  Fractionated coconut oil will give your lips a kissable softness that you won’t believe! We chose our yummy Juicy Orange flavoring. Once you make this recipe, you will no longer want to buy any from the store again!

15 Ways to Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Natural Lipstick Recipe15 Ways to Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Natural Lipstick Recipe

Once you make our Natural Lipstick recipe, you will wonder why it’s so expensive to buy in the store. This lipstick uses our All Natural Lip Balm base along with beeswax and some titanium dioxide. The titanium dioxide allows the lipstick to glide on your lips nice and smoothly and the beeswax helps seal in the moisture you get from the lip balm base. Vitamin E is perfect to help your lips look healthy! You can choose any color of lip tint and even add in some Diamond Dust for a little sparkly! Once you see how easy it is to make your own lipstick with natural ingredients, you will be hooked!

15 Ways to Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Chunky Lip Balm Recipe15 Ways to Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Chunky Lip Balm Recipe

To color your lips or not color your lips? That will be the question with this unique Chunky Lip Balm recipe. This lip balm has chunks of colored lip balm that were dropped into uncolored lip balm. Not only does it look cool, but if you choose to add a little color to your lips than just swipe your finger across the color part. Just want to go au naturel? Then you can choose to use the uncolored part. Or use both and get a hint of color. We selected our sweet Strawberry Sorbet and even added a sprinkle of Diamond Dust for some shimmer!

15 Ways to Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Embedded Heart Lip Balm Recipe15 Ways to Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: Embedded Heart Lip Balm Recipe

This Embedded Heart Lip Balm is an awesome recipe for Valentine’s gifts! Made very similar to the Chunky Lip Balm Recipe, we made heart embeds with our lip balm base, a touch of Red Hot Momma lip tint, some Diamond Dust and our Guava flavoring. After allowing these embeds to harden, we then placed them in lip balm pots containing melted, uncolored lip balm wax that was also flavored in guava! They set up beautifully and give you the opportunity to choose all color, no color or light coloring to your soft, sweet lips! It might look complicated, but you know how easy it is!

 

15 Ways to Use All Natural Lip Balm Base: That’s All For Now

We hope you enjoyed learning about the different ways to use our All Natural Lip Balm Base! Making lip balm doesn’t have to be just plain old lip balm either! You can get creative since all your ingredients are in one container! Plus, you can make lotion bars, and solid perfume if you choose to expand your line of products.  Some lip balm base, lip balm containers, color and flavors than the sky is the limit with what you create! With the all natural ingredients, your lips will look healthy, nourished and feel moisturized this winter. No more dry, chapped lips for you, family or clients! Enjoy!

If you feel like showing off any of the creations you made, come show us! We love hearing from our customers and seeing the awesome things you all make! You can find us on Facebook, Twitter (@ngscents) and Instagram (@ngscents). Take a video or picture of what you are making or made and be sure to tell us what Nature’s Garden product you used and we will share it for all of our followers.

Nov
16

9 Soy Candle Recipes


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9 Soy Candle Recipes 9 Soy Candle Recipes

If you are interested in candle making and are new to the craft, creating a candle may seem like an easy process. Well, it is easy, once you have done some research and Nature’s Garden can help you out. We have 9 soy candle recipes that use the three types of soy wax that we carry. These recipes are fun and creative and are easy to follow. Not only will you see that making your own candle can be easy, but making the world smell good is a very important job!

There are many factors that go into making a candle that will not only burn properly but will have a good hot and cold throw. Once you start doing research on candle making, then it can seem a bit overwhelming. What type of wick do you use? Which one burns the best? What type of wax do I want to use? I know I want soy wax, but what kind of soy wax? What does it mean melt point? When do I add the fragrance? How much color do I add? Not to worry, folks! Nature’s Garden is here for you and can answer all those questions for you.

9 Soy Candle Recipes: The Soy Waxes9 Soy Candle Recipes: The Soy Waxes

Not all soy wax is created equal. There are differences in the melt temperatures, hot and cold throws, and in appearances. Before we get started on our soy candle recipes, let me familiarize you with the different soy waxes we have. We have three types that we will discuss: NG 100% Soy Wax, Golden Foods Soy Wax 444 and Golden Foods Soy Wax 464.

As we all know, Soy Wax is produced from soybeans. It is a pure and natural vegetable wax that is considered kosher. Not only is this wax non-toxic, but it is also biodegradable. In fact, soy wax is very environmentally friendly and is made from a renewable resource. Candles made from soy wax are very clean burning. Something that is of importance in this day and age.  There is a reduction in soot, and due to the makeup of soy itself, the burn time of a soy wax increases. Soy Wax candles will burn slower and cooler compared to a straight paraffin wax candle.

All of Nature’s Garden soy waxes are sold in flake style. Most people find this type easier to work with. Granulated waxes have a tendency to be messier. They are all-natural so you can rest assured that you are going to have a clean burning candle in your home and for your customers. You will also note, that your finished candles may have a rough exterior. They may not look smooth and creamy. Well, it is a natural wax, therefore you will have a more natural finish. If this is not the look you would like it can be easily solved with a few tricks to help give your candles a more professional look!

9 Soy Candle Recipes:  NG 100% Soy Wax (GF 415)9 Soy Candle Recipes:  NG 100% Soy Wax 415

NG 100% Soy Wax 415 is straight soy. There are no additives to enhance the hot or cold throw. Therefore, soy wax is perfect in massage candles or any other type of recipe that is applied to the body. The melt point for 415 Soy is 120-125 degrees Fahrenheit. This higher melt point allows this wax to carry a higher fragrance load. You can also blend this soy wax with other waxes such as beeswax, paraffin or microcrystalline waxes.

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Golden Foods Soy Wax 444 9 Soy Candle Recipes: Golden Foods Soy Wax 444 

Our next wax is our Golden Foods Soy Wax 444. This is a popular seller here at Nature’s Garden. So what makes this wax different? Well, there are soy based additives added to this wax. That still makes it a natural wax, however, these additives help increase pour temperature, helps reduce frosting issues and give a smoother finish to your candle’s appearance. The scent throw, both hot and cold, are improved also. You may also blend this wax with other waxes such as paraffin or microcrystalline waxes. The 444 Soy Wax also has a higher melt point and can hold up to 12% scent per pound, making a stronger scented candle.  However, you should always test as not all fragrance oils can be used at this percentage and may seep.  

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Golden Foods Soy Wax 4649 Soy Candle Recipes: Golden Foods Soy Wax 464

Lastly, we have our Golden Foods Soy Wax 464. This is a very popular candle wax. While this wax is similar to our Golden Foods Soy Wax 444, the main difference will be the melt point. The 464 Soy wax has a lower melt point and this allows for better glass adhesion in the finished candle. Another difference would be the maximum scent load for this wax which is 10-12% of scent per pound of wax. We do suggest keeping the fragrance percent at 10 to reduce the possibility of fragrance oil seepage.

Before you get started on creating any of our recipes, follow this link to How to Make Soy Candles. This is a free candle class that can be downloaded or printed. In this class, you can learn about wicks, pour lines, scenting the wax, pour temps and more. And now that we are familiar with the different types of soy waxes, let’s move on to our soy candle recipes and get you inspired to start candle creating!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Citronella Candle Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Citronella Candle Recipe

Up first, is our Citronella Candle Recipe. This is an easy recipe and will come in handy during those summer nights that you spend outdoors! Our Citronella Candle Recipe is made with our NG 100% Soy Wax 415. It is perfect for your outdoor activities to help keep the bugs at bay. Of course, we used our Citronella fragrance oil, which smells exactly like the essential oil. Strong notes of chamomile, citronella, jasmine, pine, and lily will help you and your loved ones enjoy some warm summer nights by the campfire!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Leopard Candle Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Leopard Candle Recipe

This Leopard Candle Recipe is perfect for any wild one in your life! Artfully decorated in bright purple leopard spots that you will create out of beeswax then place around the inside wall of the jar. Next a pale lavender layer of 100% soy wax will be poured in. The whole thing is scented in our wild Aphrodisiac Fragrance Oil. This scent is a lovely unisex fragrance smelling of citrus fruit, green floral with undertones of Eucalyptus. A nice complex blend of fragrances for this candle!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Massage Candle Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Massage Candle Recipe

Massage candles are incredibly popular these days. Sometimes they are called lotion candles and can have any type of addition made to them. Of course, your main component will be the 100% Soy Wax, but our Massage Candle recipe also incorporates cocoa, shea and mango butter along with some coconut oil. Rub the warmed wax into your skin and feel the difference between regular lotion and warmed lotion! Your skin will feel luxuriously soft and moisture will be locked in! We scented our candle in relaxing NG Cashmere & Silk Type fragrance oil. This fragrance is a blend of French vanilla with sandalwood, patchouli, and musk accented by rose, violet, apricot, and creamy coconut milk. This is a very sensual fragrance for a sensual candle!

9 soy Candle Recipes: Green Beer Candle Recipe

What a fun candle to make for St. Patrick’s Day! This mug of green “beer” was made using Gel Wax for the “beer” and the froth was made with our 100% Soy Wax! You can most certainly whip this wax into a frothy mass! We chose our Green Irish fragrance oil for this tall, frothy Green Beer Candle! I love this fragrance! Bright, crisp, green and fresh is what comes to mind when I smell this oil!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Football Field Candle9 Soy Candle Recipes: Football Field Candle

Our Football Field candle is perfect to make for the football lovers in your family! Or, this would be a cool centerpiece to have for a table full of snacks for game day! This is truly a unique work of candle art that was made entirely of our 100% Soy Wax. The “dirt” bottom was created by using a square loaf mold while the grass was once created by whipping the soy wax. Sweet little football embeds, made from Pillar of Bliss, decorate the top and can be placed against the candle base. We scented this candle in our Leather Jacket and Fresh Cut Grass. These two scents blend together to smell like the outdoors on a warm, fall day!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Zebra Candle Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Zebra Candle Recipe

If you know anybody that loves Zebras or the zebra pattern itself, then this is the perfect opportunity to make them something they will love! Our Zebra Candle is made in the same technique that was used for the Leopard Candle we talked about earlier. Using beeswax, you will create pink zebra stripes and stick them to the inner wall of the candle container. Next, you will pour in a creamy white layer of our Golden Foods Soy Wax 444. We chose our feisty Hot Pink Pomegranate fragrance oil for this. It’s a bright blend of ginger, pomegranate, citrus and jasmine!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Mardi Gras Candle Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Mardi Gras Candle Recipe

Get your glue gun ready, because you’re going to be getting crafty with this candle! This Mardi Gras Candle is a fun themed candle that is perfect for your next Mardi Gras party! To make this candle more than just a plain candle, we created a fun, sparkly Mardi Gras mask to decorate the outside! That’s what Mardi Gras is all about after all! Bright, sparkly and everybody dressed up in costumes and masks! For our wax, we used the Golden Foods Soy Wax 464 and of course, the inspiration behind this candle was our Mardi Gras fragrance oil. A truly unique fragrance blend of citrus, strawberries, rose, ylang-ylang and vetiver.

9 Soy Candle Recipes: St. Patrick’s Day Candle

No matter the holiday, you need a candle to celebrate! At Nature’s Garden we have you covered for any and all holidays! Even ordinary days deserve a candle! St. Patrick’s Day is a perfect time to celebrate your Irish roots and we have a candle to help you out! Our St. Patrick’s Day candle has a cute Shamrock made from beeswax displayed on the side. The rest of the candle uses our Golden Foods Soy Wax 464. We scented this candle in our NG Aloe & White Lilac fragrance oil. This scent is fresh and floral. A definite clean scent for spring time!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Shimmer Gel Potpourri Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Shimmer Gel Potpourri Recipe

Wait! What? Candle Wax turned gel? Yes, this isn’t your ordinary candle recipe. This is a different take on your normal everyday wax melt! We took our Soy Wax 464, mixed in some Rice Bran Oil, a little color, a little bit of 24K Gold Mica and you have yourself some Shimmer Gel Potpourri for your oil burner to scent your home! We used our Glitter fragrance oil for this recipe. This is a lovely feminine fragrance of floral notes of lily and jasmine and undertones of sandalwood and musk. Glitter is a very alluring fragrance and is a Nature’s Garden original!

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We hope you enjoyed our 9 soy candle recipes. As you can see, once you do a little research and have a little guidance, making candles is a very easy and fun project to do! Using soy wax will always be a personal choice for candle makers.  People will always love candles! They lend a warm and inviting atmosphere to your home. Using different fragrances can either relax you or energize you! Plus, using soy in your candle recipes is a very environmentally conscious choice and many people like to do what they can do to keep the air in their home safe and natural!

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Nov
15

Handmade Lotion Recipes


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Handmade Lotion RecipesHandmade Lotion Recipes

In today’s world, most people like to make their own soaps, bath and body products and even cosmetics. Generally, creating those things are not hard at all. Not only do you know the ingredients that will go in your product, but you can make the product to fit your needs or the needs of your customers or loved ones. Many people nowadays have skin issues that require skin-sensitive ingredients. That is another reason why many people turn to handmade goods. And like we stated before, it isn’t hard to do. Take a look through some of Nature’s Garden handmade lotion recipes. You will see how really simply and easy it is to make lotion. Also, with only a few ingredients, you can make a perfectly beautiful lotion that could rival the most expensive store brands out there in the market!

 

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Some Key Ingredients

Before we get started on our recipes, let’s familiarize ourselves with some of the key ingredients that you need to make lotion with. Really you can make a lotion with just shea butter and coconut oil whipped together. However, while those things will soften and hydrate your skin, they can separate while sitting when water is added. Another thing, they may not absorb into your skin very well, leaving you feeling greasy and sticky. The following components that we will discuss are key to getting a beautiful emulsified lotion that will not leave your skin feeling tacky and absorb beautifully.

Handmade Lotion Recipes: BTMS 25 EmulsifierHandmade Lotion Recipes: BTMS 25 Emulsifier

Our first ingredient is Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol, or BTMS 25 Emulsifier is a natural, conditioning emulsifier that can be used in hair and skin care. BTMS is naturally derived from Colza oil. Colza oil is a non-drying oil that is obtained from seeds of the rapeseed plant. It isn’t truly rapeseed oil, but a derivative of it. BTMS can be used in creams and lotions to provide a soft, powdery feel to the skin and is very gentle on the skin and hair.

Handmade Lotion Recipes:  Emulsifying Wax, Traditional and SilkyHandmade Lotion Recipes:  Emulsifying Wax, Traditional and Silky

Next ingredient is our two other emulsifying waxes. We have Emulsifying Wax- Traditional and Silky Emulsifying Wax. While these waxes are not 100 percent natural, they are partial plant based and give wonderful structure to any type of lotion, cream, shampoo or conditioner. Both traditional and silky are self-emulsifying, low odor, highly stable, and highly compatible. Low concentrations of these waxes will improve the consistency and stability of emulsions. Which one do you choose for your product? Which ever you want! So, what exactly is the difference? The only difference is silky will give your lotion a lovely, silky-soft feel to you skin long after the lotion or cream has absorbed.  They can be used interchangeably.

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Optiphen PreservativeHandmade Lotion Recipes: Optiphen Preservative

Preservatives are essential to cosmetic formulations because they kill germs that can make you and your customers very sick. Optiphen is a liquid, paraben-free and formaldehyde-free preservative that provides broad spectrum preservation against bacteria, yeast and mold, the presence of caprylyl glycol. It also imparts an exceptional feel to the finished formulation which makes it useful in creams, sunscreens, lotions, cosmetics, body washes and shampoo recipes. This is a definite must have in any of your water based bath and body products that are created from scratch.

Handmade Lotion Recipe: Stearic Acid and Sodium Lactate

Stearic Acid is a plant based ingredient that is widely used in bath and body products, soaps and even in candles. For bath and body products, it is a wonderful addition to thicken up your product. In soaps, it is used to harden your bars of soap and to make them last longer. When used in candles, it also helps harden the wax and is perfect for making pillar candles or any type of mold candle. Another option is sodium lactate. Sodium lactate is a natural moisturizer, humectant, and pH regulator. It is used in handmade soaps, lotions, shampoo, and other bath and body products.

Handmade Lotion Recipe: Distilled Water

Yes, distilled water is an important ingredient to any of your lotions. You will see in any of our lotion recipes, that we ask you to heat your distilled water up to a specific ingredient and hold it there for 20 minutes. This is to ensure that you have destroyed any bacteria that may have been lingering around in the water.

Handmade Lotion Recipe: The Phases

Also you will notice that each recipe is done in phases. You have your Water Phase, which is where you are heating your water up. The Oil Phase. This is where you will heat and melt any of your butters and oils and waxes to a specific temperature. Next will be the Mixing Phase. Your will then mix together your water and butter and oils with a stick blender to emulsify. Lastly, you have your Cool Down Phase where you allow the lotion mixture to cool to a specific temperature before adding your fragrance oil and Optiphen. Then, you will package up your lotion and label if desired and you are ready to gift everybody you love with some handmade love! Now, let’s talk about our recipes!

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Cocoa Dream Cream RecipeHandmade Lotion Recipes: Cocoa Dream Cream Recipe

Our first lotion is our Cocoa Dream Cream!   This is a thick, luscious cream that smells heavenly with our Butter Brickle fragrance oil. A soft, buttery vanilla fragrance that leave you smelling sweet! Sweet almond oil, and cocoa butter will give your skin a reason to be happy! It absorbs beautifully and leaves you feeling soft! This cream is also sold as a kit. It would be a perfect way to start learning how to make lotion since you don’t have to commit to large quantities of ingredients. The Cocoa Dream Cream kit is also perfect as gift for somebody who loves to make their own bath and body products!

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Cucumber Cream RecipeHandmade Lotion Recipes: Cucumber Cream Recipe

Our Cucumber Cream recipe is perfect to quench that dry wintery skin! The ingredients we chose give your lotion a thick, luxurious texture that will absorb beautifully into your skin. Plus, we chose our bright, fresh Cucumber Splash fragrance oil. This is a perfect fragrance for lotion or even soap! It smells like spring!

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Tropical Lotion RecipeHandmade Lotion Recipes: Tropical Lotion Recipe

If you are looking for something more lighter to apply to your skin, try our Tropical Lotion Recipe. This is also our CEO, Deborah’s,  favorite lotion recipe since it has her favorite fragrance oil in it. This lotion was made with mango butter, fractionated coconut oil and rice bran oil, this lotion is light yet creamy, and leaves your skin feeling silky and hydrated. Tropical lotion is definitely a perfect summer-time getaway for you nose! We used our yummy Papaya Dragon Fruit fragrance oil and it smells of a tropical fruit salad made with peaches, pineapple, papaya and of course, Dragon Fruit! You will smell good enough to eat!

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion RecipeHandmade Lotion Recipes: Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe

Our Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion is a beautiful lotion for any skin! Created with infused waters made from hibiscus flower powder and rosehips flower powder, your skin will thank you for the extra attention. Hibiscus is an herb know for being high in antioxidants and amino acids, and also contain oligopeptides that have been shown to have wrinkle-smoothing properties. Rosehips contain high levels of vitamin C, in addition to vitamins E, A, and D. Rosehips are used in skincare for its high level of antioxidants and anti-aging properties. The hibiscus/rosehip infusion will add a lovely natural pink color to your lotion. For the fragrance we chose our Peach Magnolia Raspberry fragrance oil. This scent smells of juicy raspberries and peaches with a light floral background.

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Frappe Mocha Body Cream RecipeHandmade Lotion Recipes: Frappe Mocha Body Cream Recipe

Our Frappe Mocha Body Cream is perfect for those with a coffee addiction! This cream is made with cocoa butter and sweet almond Oil. Both are perfect for making your skin feel soft and silky. As for the water part, however, we created it using a distilled coffee brew. This lotion is not only made with coffee, but the steeped coffee water truly helps punch up the coffee fragrance. For the fragrances, we chose both Fresh Brewed Coffee- World’s Best and our Chocolate Fudge Fragrance oil. If you didn’t want a Frappe Mocha before, you will after you smell this body cream! This body cream also comes in a kit size if you are looking for a Christmas gift to give to somebody special!

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Natural Face Cream RecipeHandmade Lotion Recipes: Natural Face Cream Recipe

This cream recipe is a favorite of mine. Natural Face Cream is made with an infusion of calendula flowers.  Calendula is believed to reduce inflammation, reduce acne, and promote healthy skin, which makes this a perfect addition to a night cream. Also, we have included Avocado Oil and Grapeseed Oil. Grapeseed oil does not clog pores, absorbs easily into the skin, does not leave a greasy feel to the skin, and provides the skin with anti inflammatory properties.  It is high in linoleic acid; providing mosturizing effects to the skin. Avocado Oil is a rich, moisturizing oil that is perfect for those with sensitive skin. This lotion is also available in a kit.

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Rose Lotion RecipeHandmade Lotion Recipes: Rose Lotion Recipe

Back in the 1970s there was a lotion my grandmother used a lot. It was called Rose Milk lotion and our Rose Lotion recipe truly reminds me of her when I use it. We infused our distilled water with our red Rose Buds & Petals. Rose water is the perfect addition to any skin-care regime. Its use dates back to days of Cleopatra and has many incredible benefits to its use. Rose water is perfect for any type of skin. It has antibacterial properties, anti-inflammatory and has a load of antioxidants in it. We also used cocoa butter, fractionated coconut oil and meadowfoam seed oil. Meadowfoam seed oil is a wonderful, light oil that absorbs easily into the skin, leaving you feeling soft and not greasy! We chose our Fresh Cut Roses fragrance oil to scent this beautiful lotion.

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Solid Lotion Bar RecipeHandmade Lotion Recipes: Solid Lotion Bar Recipe

Solid Lotion Bar is a quick and simple lotion that is perfect for those who like to hydrate their skin on the go! Made with shea butter, beeswax and jojoba oil, you have a lotion that absorbs quickly, seals in the moisture and keeps the winter dry skin at bay! This lotion is perfect for gym bags, purses, backpacks. No need to worry about loose caps and possible leakage with this lotion! We scented this lotion bar with our Beautiful Babe fragrance oil. If you are familiar with Estee Lauder’s Beautiful perfume, then you know how good this lotion will smell!  This fragrance is a delicate rose, jasmine and carnations with undertones of sweet melon and plum!

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Wine Lotion RecipeHandmade Lotion Recipes: Wine Lotion Recipe

Even though it says Wine Lotion, we did not use actual wine in the recipe. However, we did use our Resveratrol Extract Powder. Resveratrol is a natural polyphenol found in in the skin of red grapes. This powder is similar in the same properties of red wine, meaning it has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal properties, and is used in products that fight acne. Also, Resveratrol is used in anti-aging, anti-wrinkle cosmetic products. It will provide anti-inflammatory properties that reduce swelling.

We also included cocoa butter, grapeseed oil and Jojoba Oil. Both of these oils are wonderful for the skin! Grapeseed oil is light and non-greasy feeling on the skin.  Jojoba oil is considered a “liquid wax” and it will lock in the moisture and keeps your skin hydrated. We chose our Shiraz fragrance oil to help round out our “wine theme”. This is a beautiful, light fruity but robust red wine scent! A must try for wine lovers! 

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Chamomile Lotion Recipe

Our last recipe for today is our Chamomile Lotion Recipe. This is an easy, basic recipe that is perfect for beginners. We used apricot kernel oil and grapeseed oil. Both are light, absorb-able and non-greasy oils and are perfect when you want a light lotion. This would be a perfect summer-time lotion with no heavy oils or butters. The fragrance oil we chose is the delicate Chamomile fragrance oil. Chamomile fragrance oil smells of freshly picked chamomile flowers with hints of fresh green herbs.

Handmade Lotion Recipes: Find Us On Social Media

We hope you enjoyed learning about our handmade lotion recipes! See? Making your own lotion is truly an easy process! The ingredients are simple, nothing harsh goes into your creation and you can feel good about making something amazing for your skin! Next time your create an awesome product using any of Nature’s Garden products, show us! Snap a picture, describe what you made and what you used for your creation.Then come find us on Facebook, Instagram (@ngscents) or Twitter (@ngscents) and post your stuff! We love hearing from our customers and seeing all the fun things they have been up too!

Nov
08

Popular Christmas Fragrances


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Popular Christmas FragrancesPopular Christmas Fragrances

It’s almost that time of year! Time for Christmas, time for gifts and time for some inspiration to create those gifts. Christmas can sometimes feel overwhelming! From decorating the house, writing out Christmas cards, baking cookies, shopping, Christmas parties, well, the list can go on and on. Plus, trying to think up something fun and unique to give for your friends and family can be intimidating as well. If your a crafter, soaper, candlemaker, then naturally you have the urge to make something for those friends and family. Nature’s Garden has a list of our 10 Popular Christmas Fragrances that we hope will get those creative juices flowing!

Popular Christmas Fragrances: Candy Cane Fragrance OilPopular Christmas Fragrances: Candy Cane Fragrance Oil

First up we have our Candy Cane Fragrance Oil. This is a very popular fragrance at Christmas time! This isn’t just a straight up peppermint scent. This fragrance is peppermint, spearmint, with a touch of strawberries, eucalyptus and a nice soft background of vanilla.

Candy Cane fragrance worked perfectly in our cold process soap testing! There was no ricing, separation, or accelerating! However, we did experience some discoloring to a brown. You can use Vanilla White Color Stabilizer to help prevent the oxidation of the fragrance. Also, the scent retention was strong and true throughout the cure time!

This fragrance oil is body safe and would be perfect in all bath and body products. We have a wonderful recipe that uses our Candy Cane Fragrance Oil. Check out our sweet Candy Cane Candle. This candle has pretty pink, red and white layers with a fluffy white topping and some sweet little swirled wafer embeds sitting atop the fluff!

Popular Christmas Fragrances: Christmas Cabernet Fragrance OilPopular Christmas Fragrances: Christmas Cabernet Fragrance Oil

This next fragrance oil is lovely all year long, not just at Christmas time! Christmas Cabernet fragrance oil has a true Cabernet scent of cherries and oak. With hints of ginger, vanilla and wine, this is a perfect fragrance to get you into the holiday spirit.

Christmas Cabernet is a soaper’s dream! During our cold process soap testing, there was no ricing, accelerating, or separating. Although it did turn a shade of olive brown, using a Vanilla White Color Stabilizer may help prevent this. Also, the scent retention was incredibly strong even after its cure time. This fragrance is also body safe and makes some wonderful smelling bath and body products. It also worked equally well in all soy and vegetable waxes.

If you enjoy making bath and body products, check out our Wine Sugar Scrub recipe. Sugar scrubs are incredibly popular and easy to make. A few simple ingredients such as sugar, olive oil, cocoa butter and grapeseed oil, is all it takes to make up nine 4 oz. jars of this yummy smelling scrub! Your skin will smell amazing and will also feel soft and smooth afterward.

Popular Christmas Fragrances: Christmas Cabin Fragrance OilPopular Christmas Fragrances: Christmas Cabin Fragrance Oil

Nature’s Garden’s Christmas Cabin Fragrance Oil is a true best seller during the holiday season. If Christmas had a smell it would definitely be the scent of bayberries, cranberries, cinnamon and orange zest! With one sniff, you can practically picture a pine tree, decorated with garlands of popcorn, cranberries, twinkling white lights and rustic ornaments adorning the branches, sitting in the corner of a cozy cabin, a warm, crackling fire burning in the stone fireplace. This fragrance is a definite must for your Christmas line-up!

Christmas Cabin did perfectly in our cold process soap testing! There was no ricing, accelerating, separating or discoloring. Also, the scent retention was nice a strong! This fragrance also was perfect in all candle wax testing and room freshening sprays!

Popular Christmas Fragrances: Christmas Thyme Fragrance OilPopular Christmas Fragrances: Christmas Thyme Fragrance Oil

Christmas Thyme fragrance oil is perfect for those that want a pine fragrance that isn’t overwhelming! Definite top notes of cinnamon, bayberries and apples along with the undertones of pine and thyme. A perfect balance that smells fresh and crisp!

Christmas Thyme is one of the few fragrances that is not body safe, therefore we did no cold process soap testing, nor any testing in bath and body products. However, this is a wonderful scent for those looking for candle fragrances that have wonderful cold and hot throws. This fragrance also makes a perfect room freshener or potpourri and incense.

If you are looking for a recipe to create for those that like potpourri, check out our Christmas Liquid Potpourri Recipe. This recipe uses our DPG solvent and of course, Christmas Thyme fragrance oil. When it’s ready to use, simply pour into your potpourri burner or even an oil burner and let your house fill with the fresh, clean scent of an outdoor Christmas.

Popular Christmas Fragrances: Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins Fragrance OilPopular Christmas Fragrances: Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins Fragrance Oil

What in the world is a Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins? This fragrance oil by Natures Garden was inspired by one of our favorite movies of all times – “ELF”.  At one point in the movie, Buddy mentions that he feels like a “Cotton headed ninny muggin”; AKA…an ELF Airhead.  This made us think, “What would a cotton headed ninny muggin smell like?”  Cotton headed ninny muggin fragrance oil begins with sweet, buttery, creamy coconut and vanilla frosting; leading to middle notes of powdery heliotrope and spicy hints; and sits on a powerful vanilla base. A very yummy smelling cotton head you will be!

Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins worked perfectly in our cold process soap testing! With no ricing, accelerating, separating, it soaped beautifully. However, it does discolor to a chocolate brown. The addition of some Vanilla White Color Stabilizer would be perfect to help prevent that. This fragrance oil also tested positive in room fresheners, all candle waxes and in bath and body products!

Have you ever thought of making your own play dough? It’s actually an easy craft that the kids can help out making! With some flour, vegetable oil and warm water, you can have some fun creating when it gets too yucky to play outside! Our Scented Play Dough recipe is made with five different colors and five different Christmas fragrances, one being Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins! This is must try if your kids are looking for something fun to do!

Popular Christmas Fragrances: Country Christmas Fragrance OilPopular Christmas Fragrances: Country Christmas Fragrance Oil

Our Country Christmas fragrance oil is a truly fantastic scent that is a blend of bayberries, cranberries, and apples, with spicy nuances of nutmeg and cloves with a top note of orange zests. This is another fragrance oil that makes me picture an old fashioned Christmas in a warm, cozy farmhouse or cabin. 

Country Christmas fragrance oil was not tested in cold process soap due to the fact that the maximum body safeness level was very low. If you do choose to soap with it, please try to stick to the guideline of the percentage we have allowed for. However, this fragrance is perfect in candles, wax melts, and any type of room freshening recipe!

With a country Christmas comes pictures of rustic decorations, home smells and family gatherings. We developed an easy decoration that uses our Country Christmas fragrance! Our Scented Twine Christmas Ornaments are a fun, easy craft to create! Simply wrap twine around an inflated balloon, coat the twine in scented glue, allow to dry. When the twine has hardened, you can pop the balloon and you’re left with a yummy smelling, rustic ornament that will give your tree a down-home look!

Popular Christmas Fragrances: Dance of The Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance OilPopular Christmas Fragrances: Dance of The Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil

This fragrance oil is truly a charming Christmas scent that is filled with surprises to delight all of the senses! Smell the plums, dark cherries and sweet oranges enhanced with peppery woody pine undertones and you will be entranced with the combination!

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy fragrance did very well in our cold process soap testing! There was no accelerating, ricing or separating. It did discolor to a light beige. It also did wonderful in bath and body products, room fresheners and in all candle waxes with strong scent retention all around.

A very unique fragrance oil deserves its very own recipe! Our creative team came up with the Sugar Plum Bath Bomb recipe! This is a perfect creation for the little girls in your life. With its  sweet fragrance and its pretty sparkly, purple color, the kids will want to take a bath to watch the fizzy, bubbly fun!

Popular Christmas Fragrances: Elf Sweat Fragrance OilPopular Christmas Fragrances: Elf Sweat Fragrance Oil

Do elves sweat? I really don’t know, but if they do than it probably smells like this fragrance!  This fragrance oil by Natures Garden was inspired by Santa’s elves.  Magical, happy, and hard-working…the perfect description of the personalities of Santa’s elves!  Are you ready to smell a fragrance that embraces these personality traits?  Elf sweat fragrance is a bubbly, magical blend of candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup, with effervescent spicy soda pop bubbles to provide a unique, magical top note.  This is fun, creative fragrance oil that will make any products pop!

Elf Sweat fragrance oil is a perfect, all around fragrance that works perfectly in all types of products. In our cold process soap testing, it behaved perfectly with no ricing, accelerating or separating. It did discolor to a light beige color, but that can be prevented with so Vanilla White Color Stabilizer. Our customers love this fragrance in everything from candles, to bath bombs to lotion! A good fragrance to keep in stock during the holidays!

Who knew that lumps of coal could smell so good! These Elf Sweat scented bath bombs are perfect for anybody in your family that’s not been very good all year. Just kidding! They are perfect for anybody in your family that deserves a fun treat for bath time! From little kids to big kids, bath bombs are a perfect way to get them into the bath tub with out fussing! Lumps of Coal Bath Bombs will leave your skin soft and hydrated with baking soda and coconut oil! Plus, with the addition of Hawaiian Black Salt and activated charcoal, they are perfect for exfoliating the skin also! 

Popular Christmas Fragrances: Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance OilPopular Christmas Fragrances: Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil

Gingersnap Cookies fragrance oil smells like true gingersnap cookies! The bite of ginger, with base notes of bakery scents is the perfect addition to any line of smell good bath treats you are creating for the holiday season!

When we tested Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil in cold process soap, it performed perfectly! There was no ricing, accelerating, or separating. While it did discolor to a light tan, that seems to be perfect for a gingersnap scented soap if you ask me! The scent retention was strong and yummy through its cure time! It also worked perfectly in all candle waxes and in bath and body products!

I feel that you can never have to many bath bomb recipes or ideas to have in stock, especially when it comes to Christmas time! Bath bombs are really easy to make and kids love them! They truly can make bath time fun time! With skin friendly ingredients, adults love them to. They leave your skin soft and moisturized feeling! These Gingerbread Cookies Bath Bombs are perfect to give in spa bags or gift baskets!  Add in some gingersnap cookies lotion, soap and candle set and you have a truly lovely gift set to give!

Popular Christmas Fragrances: Reindeer Poo Fragrance OilPopular Christmas Fragrances: Reindeer Poo Fragrance Oil

Reindeer Poo? In a fragrance oil? Do people really want to smell that? Well of course they do! If it’s from Nature’s Garden they do! Reindeer Poo fragrance oil is a unique blend of apples and pears; followed by middle notes of eucalyptus, pine, and geranium. Base notes of vanilla and cedarwood balance it all out! This is truly a fun fragrance to have in your collection!

Reindeer Poo Fragrance Oil did accelerate in our cold process soap testing, so it is strongly suggested to soap at room temperature. However, there was no ricing or separating. It did discolor to a tan, but the scent stayed strong and true through its cure time. This fragrance did perfect in all candle waxes and in room fresheners. It also performed well in bath and body products.

If you are looking for a fun craft to make for somebody special this Christmas, our Reindeer Poo candle is the answer. This pretty candle is made using our Palm Container Wax. This wax has a beautiful crystal effect when it has hardened, which is perfect for winter-themed candles. On top of the whipped, fluffy snow is a little present left by Rudolph! What could it be? Well Reindeer Poo of course! (The good smelling kind!)

Popular Christmas Fragrances: That’s All For Now

We hope you have enjoyed learning about some of these popular Christmas fragrances from Nature’s Garden. If you would like to explore more of our Christmas fragrances, follow this link to see what we have to offer! Once you have made your awesome creations with any of Nature’s Garden products, come find us on social media and show us what you did! You can find us on Facebook, Twitter (@ngscents) or Instagram (@ngscents). Show us a picture and we will share for all to see! We love seeing what our customers have been up to and it’s an awesome way to toot your own horn and be proud of what you did!