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Jul
10

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps


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How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps

If you’d like some ideas on how to make lemon scented candles and soaps, then check out this blog for ideas on lemon scented craft recipes. Of course, you can create lemon scented crafts with Natures Garden wholesale fragrance oils. These strong citrus scents are perfect for candle and soap recipes alike. Further, you can include the aroma of a pure lemon essential oil in your cosmetic recipes.  Plus, you can use lemon peel powder for skin care recipes, too. So, check out these lemon cosmetic recipe ideas below!

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Pound Cake Fragrance OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Fragrance Oil

Of course, you can use the strong aroma of our Lemon Fragrance Oil to make citrus scented crafts. This scented oil has an aroma of freshly squeezed juicy lemon.  Further, this fragrance now has even higher levels of essential oil. So, this true lemon scent is perfect for creating strong lemon scented wax melts or the best lemon soap recipe.

Peeps Bunny Cupcake Soap RecipePeeps Bunny Cupcake Soap Recipe

This bright lemon scent was perfectly incorporated into our Peeps Bunny Cupcake Soap Recipe. This delightful cupcake soap recipe uses a conditioning white soap base and fluffy whipped soap base to create an adorable cupcake soap! So, this scented soap recipe is super cute and has a fantastic lemon aroma!

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Juicy Lemon Fragrance OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Juicy Lemon Fragrance Oil

Another great fragrance that you can use in your soap and candle recipes is the Juicy Lemon Fragrance Oil. This fragrance has an aroma of tart, juicy lemon that is so good it will make you pucker. This scent has a distinct lemon citron top note, a lilac nuance, and lemon rind middle note. Further, the scent finishes with a gingery, woody base note. All together these scent notes create a fragrance that is perfect for making lemon shaped soap or diy lemon citrus candles.

Juicy Lemon Foaming Bath Whip Recipe Juicy Lemon Foaming Bath Whip Recipe

We used this scrumptious lemon scent to create the Juicy Lemon Foaming Bath Whip RecipeThis lightly exfoliating sugar scrub uses a bulk whipped soap base to create a fantastic whipped soap recipe diy. This bath and body recipe will cleanse and nourish the skin in addition to having a lovely scent.

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Squares Fragrance OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Squares Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for a sweeter lemon aroma, then the Lemon Squares Fragrance Oil would be perfect for you! This sugared lemon fragrance oil has a mouth-watering aroma of the famous lemon square dessert we all love so much. This lemon squares fragrance begins with top notes of lemon, pie crust, citrus peel, and aldehydic effervescent notes. These notes are followed by middle notes of butter and coconut. Lastly, this scent is sitting on a base note of zesty vanilla. So, this is a perfect scent to create the best lemon soap! 

Lemon Squares Soap RecipeLemon Squares Soap Recipe

Our lemon bar fragrance oil is perfect for creating the Lemon Squares Soap Recipe. This deliciously scented bath recipe uses quality soap making ingredients to make mp soap that looks just like the real lemon bars dessert. Not only will you have homemade soap that looks and smells like tasty lemon squares, but this soap recipe will nourish your skin as well. So, you can create a truly fantastic mp soap recipe!

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Pound Cake Fragrance OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Pound Cake Fragrance Oil

A sweet lemon scent that you will love in your homemade craft recipes is the Lemon Pound Cake Fragrance Oil. This dessert fragrance has an aroma of zesty lemon rinds, rounded out with buttery yellow sponge cake, toasted coconut, smothered in buttercream frosting. So, you can use this lovely fragrance oil to create lemon diy scented lotion, homemade cosmetic recipes, and lemon candles.

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Sugar Fragrance OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Sugar Fragrance Oil

The aroma of our Lemon Sugar Fragrance Oil will be sure to bring back memories of childhood with an aroma of lemon head candy. This delicious fragrance oil really kicks it up a notch with citrus top notes of real lemon. Plus, the scent continues with warm base notes of vanilla and sweet sugar. So, you can create a scrumptious fragrance oil that is perfect for making diy cosmetics and sweet scented candle recipes.

Cold Fashioned Lemonade Soap RecipeCold Fashioned Lemonade Soap Recipe

You can use this lemonade scent to create a cp soap recipe that looks the part! Our Cold Fashioned Lemonade Soap Recipe uses this scent to create a batch of soap where the individual bars look like glasses of ice cold lemonade. Plus, this soap recipe includes cosmetic oils that will actually care for your skin. Together these cp soap making supplies will create a wonderful soap that smells delicious and perfect for skincare!

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Meringue Pie Fragrance OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Meringue Pie Fragrance Oil

Also, you should try out the Lemon Meringue Pie Fragrance Oil. This lemon meringue fragrance oil begins with an aroma of freshly baked pie that is filled with lemon custard and lemon zests. Lastly, this scent is topped with a creamy vanilla meringue. This lemon pie scent is a fantastic aroma to add to your scented cosmetics and room scent recipes.

Lemon Meringue Pie Soap RecipeLemon Meringue Pie Soap Recipe

If you liked this pie scent, then you are going to love our Lemon Meringue Pie Soap Recipe. This mp soap recipe utilizes the lovely aroma of this lemon meringue scent to create a dessert soap that looks just like a freshly baked pie! So, you can cut a slice of pie soap and enjoy the wonderful properties of this cosmetic recipe.

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Poppyseed Fragrance OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Poppyseed Fragrance Oil

Next, we have a scrumptious bakery scent that you will be sure to enjoy! Our Lemon Poppyseed Fragrance Oil has the perfect aroma of freshly-baked lemon poppyseed muffins. This scented oil begins with top notes of candied lime savors, lemon syrup, and bergamot extract. This scent is followed by middle notes of poppyseed muffin, brown sugar, and clove bud. Finally, this aroma is sitting on a base of marshmallow fluff, vanilla cake batter, and white musk. This aroma is perfect for creating an aroma for bakery scented candles and scrumptious lemon scented cosmetics.

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Lavender Type Fragrance OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Lavender Type Fragrance Oil

Also, we have the aroma of Lemon Lavender Type Fragrance Oil, which blends two fantastic aromas together to create a lovely scent. This lemon lavender fragrance oil is a fresh garden blend that opens with bright lemon and sweet orange. Then, these citrus tones are lifted with eucalyptus as they lead to a classic lavender bouquet at the heart of the scent. Further, shimmering green accents create an intriguing freshness for the floral element. At the base of the scent orange blossom blends with a woody tone to support the garden character. So, this elegant lemon lavender scent is perfect for creating lemon beeswax candles, lemon scented cosmetics, or even lemon scented soap recipes.

Lemon Lavender Bath Melts RecipeLemon Lavender Bath Melts Recipe

This lemon lavender scent was perfect for adding to our Lemon Lavender Bath Melts Recipe. Of course, this bath melt recipe uses nourishing cosmetic oils that will be sure to care for the skin. Plus, this bath recipe blends this aroma with the scent of real cosmetic herbs. This cosmetic recipe includes both lemon peel powder and wholesale lavender flowers to create a skin loving bath recipe with a lovely scent!

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil

Another scrumptious fragrance oil that is perfect for your homemade recipes is our Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is a mouth-watering combination of ice-cold lemonade and sweet, juicy raspberries. Furthermore, this aroma has a unique twist of natural lavender and white musk. This sweet pink lemonade scent is perfect for making scented candles and soaps that are simply irresistible!

Pink Lemonade Scrub RecipePink Lemonade Scrub Recipe

We used the sweet aroma of our raspberry lemonade scent to create this lovely diy body scrub recipe. Our Pink Lemonade Scrub Recipe uses pretty layers that are reminiscent of pink lemonade. Further, this scented scrub recipe uses quality soap making ingredients to create a fantastic bath and body recipe. 

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Essential OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Essential Oil

If you would like to have the pure scent of lemon, then you will love using the Lemon Essential Oil. This pure scent will provide you with a true, juicy lemon scent that is perfect for all your room scenting and cosmetic recipes. Whether you create a pure lemon soap recipe, make lemon scented cosmetics, or simply add this oil to a diffuser, you will be sure to enjoy this aroma!

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Eucalyptus Lemon Essential OilHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil

Another great scent that you can include in your homemade craft recipes is the Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil. This scent has notes of pure lemongrass, which is a clean, crisp scent with a hint of lemon. This scent is enhanced by the aroma of a strong, juicy lemon. So, you can include this invigorating aroma in your homemade cosmetic and candle making recipes.

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Peel PowderHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Peel Powder

Not only can you incorporate the aroma of lemons in your homemade craft recipes, but you can include wholesale herb powder, too! Adding Lemon Peel Powder to your cosmetic recipes will enhance the nourishing properties in your product. This herb contains vitamin C and a host of antioxidants. Further, it has been known to help treat varicose veins and hemorrhoids. So, you can enjoy the benefits of lemon peel powder and include even more lemony goodness in your bath recipes!

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub RecipeCitrus Peel Salt Scrub Recipe

One of the many cosmetic recipes that include lemon peel powder was the Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Recipe. This salt scrub recipe exfoliates in addition to nourishing the skin with cosmetic oils and citrus herb powders. So, your skin will feel pampered and enjoy the benefits of this cosmetic herb powder.

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Peel Cut & SiftedHow to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Lemon Peel Cut & Sifted

Additionally, you can use the Lemon Peel Cut & Sifted in your homemade craft recipes. This cosmetic herb has all of the same benefits as the lemon powder, but it a different shape. So, you can use this cosmetic herb in herbal infusions or other creative ways.

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Try Out This Lemon Dessert Recipe

If you love these wholesale lemon scents and cosmetic herbs, then you may be interested in this scrumptious lemon dessert! You can try out the 130 Calorie Greek Yogurt Lemon Bars recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction. This light dessert recipe uses Greek yogurt, cream cheese, and tart lemon to create a fantastic treat. Not only are these lemon bars delicious, but they are only 130 calories and have some healthy protein, too!

How to Make Lemon Scented Candles and Soaps: Reach Out to UsReach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed these delicious chocolate fragrance oils! If you have any more questions about how to use these chocolate scents, then feel free to reach out to us to ask your questions. You can talk to us on the phone via our HUG Line, in the Natures Garden store, and online. An easy way to reach us online is through our social media. First, we are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask us any questions that you may have, but you can share your own homemade wax melts creations, too! So, we hope that we hear from you sometime very soon!

Jul
09

How to Make Lotion


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How to Make Lotion How to Make Lotion

If you have ever been curious about how to make lotion at home, then check out this blog on using lotion making supplies! There are many different ways that you can create easy homemade cosmetic recipes that will pamper your skin. Further, the wholesale cosmetic supplies from Natures Garden are perfect for helping you to create the best cosmetic recipes that you possibly can! Of course, you can start out with a quality bulk base or make your homemade lotion from scratch, but there are all kinds of different body cream recipes you can make from scratch. So, learn a bit more about it in the cosmetic blog below.

How to Make Lotion: Wholesale Lotion Base

One way that you can create your own scented bath recipe right at home is with our wholesale cosmetic bases! These wholesale bases contain quality skincare ingredients that are sure to create some fantastic cosmetic recipes. You can use these bases to make products like face cream, body frosting, body mousse, body butter, massage recipes, and more!  So, you can use the best cosmetic base for you and start to create some wonderful bath and body recipes.

Natural Yogurt Multi-Base LotionNatural Yogurt Multi-Base Lotion

You can use the Natural Yogurt Multi-Base Lotion to create some fantastic homemade lotion recipes! This bulk lotion base allows you to create some truly fantastic skincare recipes. All you have to do is add distilled water and any other cosmetic making supplies, like wholesale herbs or fragrances, that you may want to include. Then, you will be ready to use your conditioning bath and body recipe!

Natural Goat's Milk Multi Base LotionNatural Goat’s Milk Multi Base Lotion

Another fantastic natural lotion base that you can use to create homemade cosmetics is the Natural Goat’s Milk Multi Base Lotion. This wholesale base is fantastic for making cosmetics at home. This bulk base uses the nourishing properties of goats milk along with other fantastic cosmetic oils to create a perfect cosmetic recipe. All you need to do is add water and your homemade bath and body recipe is ready for fragrance, soap colorant, cosmetic herbs, or anything else you want to add.

Shimmering Bronzing Lotion RecipeShimmering Bronzing Lotion Recipe

You can use this lotion base to create the Shimmering Bronzing Lotion Recipe. This gorgeous recipe uses the nourishing properties of the goats milk base along with other fantastic cosmetic ingredients. For instance, this recipe uses a natural colorant, shimmering mica powder, and the sweet summertime scent of the NG Copper Hue Suntan Lotion Fragrance Oil. So, you can use this wholesale base to create an easy body cream recipe that you will be sure to enjoy!

Natural Soy Body Butter Natural Soy Body Butter

Also, you can use our Natural Soy Body Butter to create some wonderful homemade cosmetic recipes. Of course, this Natures Garden wholesale lotion base uses quality cosmetic ingredients that are sure to care for your skin. In addition to the variety of nourishing cosmetic ingredients, this lotion base recipe includes both cosmetic oil and milk make of soy. So, you can easily create some skin loving bath and body recipes!

Shimmering Snowdrops Lotion RecipeShimmering Snowdrops Lotion Recipe

You can use this quality soy lotion base to create the Shimmering Snowdrops Lotion Recipe. This diy lotion recipe uses this lotion base to create a creamy, skin loving cosmetic recipe. Further, this lotion includes the delightful scent of our Frost & Snowdrops Fragrance Oil and beautiful mica powder. So, you can use this recipe to create a pretty lotion recipe that is simple and effective for skincare!

How to Make Lotion: Skin Care PreservativesHow to Make Lotion: Skincare Preservatives

Also, it is important to create any cosmetic recipe with some kind of a preservative. This makes sure that your finished product will last longer and can be stored without the worry of bacteria and various germs taking over. So, adding Optiphen preservative to your homemade lotion recipes will kill germs and keep your products safe. However, you need to make sure that you add this cosmetic ingredient when your recipe is between 120 degrees and 140 degrees Fahrenheit. This ensures that the Optiphen doesn’t burn off at a high temperature but the lotion is still warm enough to incorporate without separating. Also, the Optiphen has a usage rate of 0.75 to 1.5%. So, you can create quality bath and body recipes that are well preserved.

How to Make Lotion: Cosmetic Emulsifiers

Another important cosmetic ingredient for making lotion from scratch is the emulsifier. This wholesale ingredient allows the water and the cosmetic oils to bind together. Otherwise, your homemade recipe would separate into two layers. Not only would your recipe look wrong, but it wouldn’t be as effective without the emulsifying wax either. Having an emulsifier in your lotion is important, but here are different types of emulsifiers that you can use to create scented lotion right at home. Once you find the best natural emulsifier for lotion, you are ready to create some fantastic cosmetic recipes! 

Traditional Emulsifying Wax NFTraditional Emulsifying Wax NF

One great cosmetic ingredient that you can include in your lotion recipes is the Emulsifying Wax NF – Traditional. This cosmetic ingredient is self-emulsifying, low odor, highly stable, highly compatible, and will improve the consistency and stability of emulsions. Further, the traditional emulsifying wax is perfect for creating thick, creamy body creams that care for the skin. So, this cosmetic recipe is perfect for making body butter

Cocoa Dream Cream RecipeCocoa Dream Cream Recipe

We used this bath and body ingredient to create a luscious cocoa butter body butter recipe. The Cocoa Dream Cream Recipe uses wonderful cosmetic ingredients, like the traditional emulsifying wax, to create a thick body cream recipe that will nourish the skin. Further, the emulsifier binds the water to the luscious cosmetic oils that are great for skincare. So, these wholesale cosmetic ingredients are perfect for creating skincare recipes that will fully moisturize your skin.

Silky Emulsifying WaxSilky Emulsifying Wax

Also, another great wholesale emulsifying wax that you can use in your homemade recipes is the Silky Emulsifying Wax. Of course, this cosmetic wax is another ingredient that is perfect for binding your wholesale ingredients together. However, this emulsifier will add more of a silky feel to your finished products. So, you can create some nourishing cosmetic recipes with a luscious, creamy feeling that is simply irresistible!

Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion RecipeShea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe

We created the luxurious Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe with this silky emulsifying wax. This skincare recipe has a gorgeous, high end feeling with quality cosmetic oils and the silky cosmetic wax. Further, this fantastic herbal cosmetic recipe uses an herbal infusion to incorporate rosehips and hibiscus flowers powder. This blend of quality cosmetic making ingredients creates the absolutely best recipe for pampering your body!

BTMS 25 EmulsifierBTMS 25 Emulsifier

Another option that you can use in your homemade lotion recipes is our BTMS 25 Emulsifier. Of course, this Natures Garden emulsifier is perfect for binding your water and cosmetic oils to create quality wholesale recipes. This cosmetic ingredient has natural, conditioning properties that you will be sure to love in your finished bath and body recipes. Further, the BTMS emulsifier will provide a soft, powdery feel that is delicate and lovely to the skin. So, this cosmetic ingredient is another great option for making homemade lotions.

Chamomile Light Lotion RecipeChamomile Light Lotion Recipe

We used the BTMS emulsifier to create the Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe. This delicate bath and body recipe is light and skin loving! The cosmetic oils in this wholesale cosmetic recipe will sink down into the skin. Further, the emulsifying wax provides a lovely feeling that you will adore in your homemade bath and body recipe.

How to Make Lotion: Cosmetic Oils

The types of cosmetic oils that you include will greatly affect the kind of bath and body recipe that you create. In fact, the oils can be a determining factor as to whether or not you have a non-greasy homemade lotion. So, these wholesale cosmetic oils are very important to the homemade cosmetics process!

Coconut Oil Coconut Oil

Of course, you can create great homemade lotion with coconut oil. This cosmetic oil is a skin loving oil that will nourish your body. Further, this cosmetic oil is one that works well with most skin types and would create a fantastic cosmetic recipe. So, use our bulk coconut oil in your own homemade recipe to create the best cosmetic recipe that you possibly can!

Palm OilPalm Oil

Also, you can create a palm oil lotion recipe with this wholesale cosmetic oil. Palm oil is a fantastic wholesale oil to include in your bath and body recipes. Of course, this luscious oil is perfect for nourishing your skin and adding some conditioning properties to your recipes. So, you can add this ingredient to your recipe and enjoy the palm oil benefits for the skin.

Natural Vitamin E OilNatural Vitamin E Oil

Another wonderful cosmetic oil to add to your scented lotion recipes is Vitamin E Oil. This wholesale oil will provide your bath and body recipe with some nice benefits. While this cosmetic oil is not a preservative that protects against germs, the oil will prevent other cosmetic oils from oxidizing. So, you can add a small amount of Vitamin E Oil to your lotion to reduce potential discoloration and rancidity.

How to Make Lotion: Emollient Cosmetic Ingredients

In addition to conditioning oils, you will want to add cosmetic ingredients that draw in moisture and work to soften your skin. These cosmetic ingredients will add to the beneficial properties of your own bath and body recipe and create a bath and body recipe that will soften and soothe your skin.

Vegetable GlycerinVegetable Glycerin

You can include vegetable glycerin in your homemade lotion recipes. This cosmetic ingredient is clear, odorless, and draws moisture to the skin. So, adding vegetable glycerin to your homemade cosmetic ingredients will increase the moisturizing properties of you homemade cosmetic recipe. Meaning that this cosmetic ingredient is perfect for making cosmetic recipes that truly care for the skin!

Sodium LactateSodium Lactate

Another natural moisturizer that you can include in your non-greasy homemade lotion is sodium lactate. This bath and body ingredient can be used instead of vegetable glycerin as it provides very similar benefits. This cosmetic ingredient is perfect for drawing in the moisture to your skin. So, adding this wholesale cosmetic ingredient to your cosmetic recipes will add a little bit more skincare properties to your finished products.

Keeping Moisturized Throughout History

Humans have been creating natural moisturizing recipes to care for their skin for thousands of years. While the cosmetic ingredients may vary between civilizations, anthropologists have found that many groups, including ancient Egyptians, ancient Greeks, Native American tribes, and many more, had created their own skincare recipes. If you are interested in learning more about previous methods of skincare, then check out The History of Moisturizer from the Southwest Sunshine Blog.

Reach Out to UsReach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed all of the wholesale lotion making supplies available from Natures Garden! If you have any more questions about how to use these cosmetic ingredients, then reach out to us to ask any questions on how to make body butter and other cosmetic recipes. You can talk to us over the phone on our HUG Line, in the Natures Garden store, and online. An easy way to reach us online is through our social media pages. We are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask us any questions that you may have, but you can share your own bath and body recipes, too! So, we hope that we will hear from you sometime soon!

Jun
20

How Much Fragrance Do I Add?


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How Much Fragrance Do I Add?How Much Fragrance Do I Add?

If you have ever asked yourself and been unsure how to answer the question “How much fragrance do I add to this cosmetic or candle making recipe?”, then this is the perfect craft blog for you! We at Natures Garden would like to help you learn about essential oil and fragrance oil usage rates. So, you can know exactly how to scent your own homemade candles and cosmetic recipes. Not only will we provide a bit more insight on both our recommendations and IFRA’s, but we will help you figure out how to calculate the amount of scent you need for your homemade craft recipes. So, let’s get started!

How Much Fragrance Oil Do I Add?: What is the Usage Rate Used for?

Simply, the usage rate for a scent tells you how much of a scent you can add to your homemade candle and soap recipes. The usage rate is given in the form of a percent, which tells you the percent of this aroma that can be used in your candle, soap, and cosmetic recipes. So, you would take the overall weight of your craft recipe and multiply it by the percent to determine the amount of scent that you can include.

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: NG Recommended Usage Rates

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: Where Do I Find the Usage Rate?How Much Fragrance Do I Add: Where Do I Find the NG Usage Rate?

For each fragrance oil we at Natures Garden have an NG Recommended Fragrance Usage chart. On the page of each fragrance oil, you can find a chart that provides you with the maximum amount of fragrance that we would suggest for various products. Once on the page for your scent, just scroll down and you will find the chart in the description.  Each fragrance oil will have its own chart.

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: IFRA Usage Rates

What Is IFRA?

If you have never heard of IFRA before, they are a globally recognized organization that manages the safe use of scented oils. These guidelines are based on assessments from the Research Institute For Fragrance Material (RIFM). So, they will determine the amount of a specific scented oil that can be added to a certain product. So, the limits given by IFRA on the certificates are the absolute maximum that you can use in a product and should not be surpassed. Of course, you don’t have to add their maximum amount on every occasion. You can add less than this amount. This is the maximum scent limit that you should never go over.

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: Where Do You Find the IFRA?Where Do You Find the IFRA Certificate?

You can find the IFRA data sheet for each one of our scented oils. Each Natures Garden fragrance oil page has a link to its individual IFRA Certificate. If you aren’t sure where to find this information sheet, then take a look at the picture to the left. The link that you are looking for is on the right side of the page beneath the “Add To Cart” button. If you click on the blue colored link that says ” Fragrance Oil IFRA Certificate”, then you will be shown the IFRA Certificate of Compliance with all the maximum usage rates for various products with that particular fragrance oil. This data sheet will pop up in front of the current page to either be reviewed or printed out.  Note: On our mobile site, you can find this information at the end of the description, right above the videos section.

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: How Do I Read an IFRA Sheet?How Do I Read an IFRA Certificate?

The IFRA sheet is broken down into eleven different categories. Each of these categories are based on different types of products.  So, you will first need to know the product that you intend to make. The products are separated into categories because they are used different ways either in room scents or on the body. Each category is listed with the maximum level of fragrance that can be added. However, if you below that list, then you will find a description for each of the categories that were listed above. You can use these category descriptions to find where product that you want to make would fit in. Once you have determined which category that you scented product falls into, scroll back up to find the usage rate for that category. This will be the maximum amount of this scent that you can add to your handcrafted recipes.

Example of Reading an IFRA Certificate

For instance, let’s say you wanted to create a face mask recipe with the Angelica Fragrance Oil. You would scroll down and look for this product in the descriptions. A facial recipe would fall under category 5, which you know this because it is in the description for this category. Then, you would need to go back and look at the amount for category 5. For this scented oil, the most that you can add to this cosmetic recipe is 6%. While you can add less than this amount, you can’t add any more than the 6% to your facial recipe.

Is There An IFRA Sheet For Essential Oils?

There sure is! For each individual essential oil you can find an IFRA Certificate in the same area of the description that you would find in the fragrance oil description.

 

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: Why Is the Natures Garden Usage Rate Different From IFRA?

If you already know about the IFRA sheets, then you may have notices that the Natures Garden recommendation may occasionally be different. This is because there are two things to consider when adding fragrance oil to your homemade soap and candle recipes. First, the IFRA sheet will provide you with a maximum amount of fragrance that you can comfortably add to you various craft recipes. This amount is the most scent that you are allowed to use in a recipe before it is too much. If there is more that this amount of fragrance, it could potentially irritate the skin.

Second, we at Natures Garden have a maximum amount of fragrance that we include in products to maintain integrity of the recipe. While you may be able to add more scent to your homemade craft recipes, it is possible to add to much fragrance. If you add too much fragrance oil to your recipe, then it may leak out of the product or cause other possible issues. So, we have a set maximum that we use for various products.

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: Adding More or Less Than 5% Fragrance Oil

So, can you add more than our recommend scent amounts without ruining your products? Technically, yes when the IFRA allows it. But, you will need to experiment to ensure that your products maintain their integrity. Remember that just because you can do something doesn’t mean that its a great idea. We find that adding more than 5% of fragrance oil, when IFRA allow for it is just too much fragrance oil in soap. So, we will never suggest that you use more than 5% of the fragrance in our homemade soap recipes.  On the other hand, there are some fragrance oils that have lower usage rates.  Below, we will talk about both scenarios.

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: Can I Add Above 5% Fragrance Oil?How Much Fragrance Do I Add: Can I Add Above 5% Fragrance Oil?

While we at Natures Garden never recommend that you use above 5%, but you will sometimes find that the IFRA will permit you to use more. For some, this difference can make it confusing as to what amount to use in their products. So, let’s look at a scent where the IFRA allows more than our suggested amount. According to the data sheet, you can technically add up to 15.2% of the Alpine Snowdrift Fragrance Oil to a homemade soap recipe. However, they do not take into consideration the quality of the product. Their recommendation simply means that you have the ability to add scent up to that amount without irritating the skin.

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: What If The IFRA Has No Restriction?How Much Fragrance Do I Add: What If The IFRA Has No Restriction?

Another difference between our recommendation and the data  sheet is when IFRA has no restriction for adding the scent to bath and body products. For example, the IFRA sheet says there is no restriction on the amount of McIntosh Apple Fragrance Oil that you can add to you products. However, it wouldn’t make sense to add 100% or 99% fragrance oil to your soap recipe. Think about it for a second. If you went to that extreme, you wouldn’t have a bar of soap.

 

https://www.naturesgardencandles.com/mcintosh-apple-fragrance-oilHow Much Fragrance Do I Add: Why Is The Usage Rate Below 5% for Fragrance?

Although our maximum usage rate for making soap is 5%, not all fragrances can be added at this high of an amount. If you check the IFRA sheet for this scented oil, you would find that category 9, which includes soap, and the carrot cake scent can only include up to 1%. While your homemade soap has the potential to carry more fragrance oil, you shouldn’t add any more than the 1% amount. This scent can only be included up to 1% according to the IFRA’s standards and anymore could irritate the skin. So, we provide a recommendation that is in compliance with IFRA at 1% usage rate for the carrot cake scent.

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: Need More Help With Percents?

If you aren’t necessarily math inclined, then you may benefit from practicing a bit more with percents. The Percentages in Real Life article from GCF Global will walk you through a few different situations that involved using percents. These real world situations use the same method as calculating the usage rate, so this practice will definitely help with craft making. Plus, you can use this knowledge to better navigate sales tax, markdowns in retail, and calculating a tip at a restaurant. So, you will definitely want to check this page out if you need the practice!

How Much Fragrance Do I Add: Any Questions?How Much Fragrance Do I Add: Any Questions?

We hope that you have learned something new about how to add scented oils to your candle and soap recipes! If you have any more questions then feel free to reach out to us to ask your questions. You can talk to us on the phone, in the Natures Garden store, and online. An easy way to reach us online is through our social media. First, we are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask us any questions that you may have, but you can share your own scented craft recipes, too! So, we hope that we hear from you sometime very soon!

Jun
19

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies


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Coconut Candle and Soap Making SuppliesCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies

The aroma of creamy coconut is hard to resist! The aroma of coconut is perfect on its own or blended into fragrance oils with other lovely scents, like a tropical paradise aroma. So, you can use your coconut candle and soap making supplies, like the fantastic coconut fragrance oils from Natures Garden wholesale, to create some fantastic bath and body recipes! If you would like to uses these lovely coconut scents in your own homemade craft recipes, then check out the scented oils below to find your favorite coconut fragrances!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: NG Coconut Vanilla Type Fragrance OilCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: NG Coconut Vanilla Type Fragrance Oil

One fantastic fragrance oil that you can include in your cosmetic recipes and scented candles is the NG Coconut Vanilla Type Fragrance Oil. Our lovely coconut vanilla fragrance begins with top notes of coconut, cream and sugar. These notes are followed by middle notes of rose and lily of the valley. Finally, the scent ends with base notes of cedar wood and vanilla. This creamy coconut scent would be perfect for creating creamy coconut oil lotion recipe with a lovely coconut scent!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Lime Verbana Fragrance OilCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Lime Verbana Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for a bright coconut scent, then the Coconut Lime Verbana Fragrance Oil might be a great ideas for your to try out! This scent is a very fresh citrus bouquet that you will be sure to enjoy! The scent begins with notes of lime, kumquat, grapefruit, lemon. The aroma continues with a soft floral undertone of jasmine. Further, the aroma rests on a background of musk and sandalwood. So, you can use this wonderful scent for candle making or making cosmetics at home.

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Lime Verbana Soap Bowl RecipeCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Lime Verbana Soap Bowl Recipe

One great way to use this scented oil is in melt and pour soap! This mp soap recipe is our Coconut Lime Verbana Soap Bowl Recipe. These cute bowls are made out of soap and filled with the best guest soaps in shapes of limes and coconut pieces. Plus, this scented soap recipe uses the wonderful aroma of coconut lime verbana to create some fantastic soap!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Hawaiian Suntan Fragrance OilCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Hawaiian Suntan Fragrance Oil

Another fantastic way to enjoy the aroma of coconuts in your scented craft recipes is our Hawaiian Suntan Fragrance Oil. This lovely tropical scent is reminiscent of Hawaiian Tropics suntan lotion! This aroma is a fruity paradise that contains notes of creamy coconut, passion fruit, guava, pineapple, banana, melon, and grapefruit. You can add this lovely aroma to your homemade cosmetics recipes, diy lotion recipes, and tropical scented candles!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Coast Fragrance OilCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Coast Fragrance Oil

Our Coconut Coast Fragrance Oil is the perfect summertime scent that you can enjoy in your homemade crafts.  This scented oil begins with creamy coconut milk, tangelo, and pineapple. Further, the scent continues with mango, nectarine, and island fresh air. Finally, the aroma ends on a base of sweet vanilla extract, white musk, and sea moss. So, just kick back and enjoy the sensation of creamy coconut enhanced by fresh fruits and island air in your bath and body recipes!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coco Mango Fragrance OilCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coco Mango Fragrance Oil

Our Coco Mango Fragrance Oil is a fantastic fragrance oil that you can include in your scented soap and candle recipes. This scented oil has notes of mango, fresh strawberries, elderberries, and ripe papaya. Further, this scent is completed with notes of rich vanilla and toasted coconut. Finally, this scent finished with just a hint of soft musk. Of course, you can use this lovely aroma to scent your homemade candle and soap recipes.

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Rose Petal Bath Melts RecipeCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Rose Petal Bath Melts Recipe

This scented oil is perfect for creating the Rose Petal Bath Melts Recipe. This scented bath recipe includes real rose petals and a natural colorant of parsley leaf powder. In addition to the lovely herbs in this bath melt recipe, this scented cosmetic recipe has the aroma of the Coco Mango scent. So, you can enjoy the wonderful tropical fruit scent and skin loving properties of this bath melt recipe!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Fragrance OilCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Fragrance Oil

Of course, coconut lovers will enjoy the true scent of the Coconut Fragrance Oil.  This delightful fresh coconut aroma will remind you of the fresh scent of suntan lotion. This scented oil is not too buttery, and has a fresh and clean smelling aroma behind it. You can enjoy this scented oil on its own or you can use this scented oil in mixes with other lovely scents. All you have to figure out now is what scents for well with coconut. So, you can create some coconut scented cosmetic recipes and room scent recipes that are absolutely lovely!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Cream Pie Fragrance OilCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Cream Pie Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for a sweeter coconut scent, then you will love this scrumptious dessert fragrance oil! Our Coconut Cream Pie Fragrance Oil is a wonderful coconut scent that is wrapped up in a decadent aroma. This delicate fragrance oil has a rich, creamy vanilla base with notes of coconut and butter. Further, this scent rests on a hint of fresh baked pie crust. So, you can create some scrumptious pie scented diy cosmetics and pie scented candle recipes.

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Aloha Fragrance OilCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Aloha Fragrance Oil

Another great scent that you can use is a tropical coconut fragrance called the Aloha Fragrance Oil. This lovely scent is a tropical delight that combines sweet coconut and juicy island fruits with exotic, and delightfully fragrant native flora of tiare and plumeria flowers. So, this scented oil is perfect for creating fun cosmetic recipes, cold process soap recipes, and scented candle recipes.

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Psychedelic Suds Soap RecipeCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Psychedelic Suds Soap Recipe

One great way to use the lovely aroma of this tropical scent is in the Psychedelic Suds Soap Recipe. This scented oil soap recipe uses quality mp soap base and fun soap colorants to create a gorgeous batch of soap! Of course, another wonderful benefit of this melt and pour soap recipe is that it includes the summertime scent of the aloha fragrance. So, this is sure to be a great soap recipe that is fun, cares for the skin, and has a tropical aroma.

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Craziness Fragrance OilCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Craziness Fragrance Oil

Another wonderful scented oil that you can enjoy in your homemade candles and soap recipes is the Coconut Craziness Fragrance Oil. We are crazy about this perfect summertime scent.  The coconut craziness fragrance begins with top notes of lemon, orange, pineapple, and lime. Then, the scent is rounded out with middle notes of caramel and coconut. Finally, the scent rests on base notes of buttercream, coconut milk, vanilla bean, and musk. This is a fantastic fragrance oil to include in your homemade craft recipes.

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Mandarin Coconut Fragrance OilCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Mandarin Coconut Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for a bright, summer scent for your products, then you’ve come to the right fragrance oil! Our Mandarin Coconut Fragrance Oil is a summer arrangement of fresh mandarin oranges, tropical fruits, creamy coconut, and vanilla bean that is simply irresistible. This fragrance oil begins with top notes of fuzzy apricot skin, mandarin balm, and yellow star fruit. This blend of scents is followed by middle notes of white nectarine, papaya smoothie, and mango juice. Finally, these notes are sitting on base notes of Caribbean coconut, vanilla bean, and Venezuela Tonka. Together, these aromatic notes combine to create a fantastic aroma for your homemade cosmetic recipes or even summer candle recipes.

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Creamy Coconut Fragrance Oil Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Creamy Coconut Fragrance Oil

You are going to love the delicate aroma of our Creamy Coconut Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has an aroma of creamy coconut milk that is perfect for making scented cosmetics. The coconut scent begins with sweet top notes of peach, banana, and coconut. Then, the aroma continues with notes of coconut tree leaves. Finally, this aroma finishes with the scent of sweet vanilla that is nearly impossible to resist. So, you can use this tropical scent to create some wonderful bath and body recipes as well as scented candle recipes.

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap Recipe

The tropical aroma of our creamy coconut fragrance oil is perfect for creating cosmetic recipes. Our Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap Recipe perfectly incorporates this lovely aroma of coconut craziness in a skin loving bar of soap. This cold process soap recipe includes skin loving oils and butters, including coconut oil 76, that will absolutely nourish the body. So, you can use coconut soap making supplies to create a fantastic bar of cp soap!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: NG Exotic Coconut Type Fragrance Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: NG Exotic Coconut Type Fragrance

If you are looking for an elegant coconut scent, then you are going to love our NG Exotic Coconut Type Fragrance. This scent has notes of guava, pineapple and currants. This aroma is followed by middle notes of toasted coconut and vanilla. Finally, the scent is rounded-out with base notes of Tonka beans, sandalwood, and white musk.

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Oil 76Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Oil 76

If you are looking for even more great coconut soap making supplies, then you will love Coconut Oil 76. This nourishing cosmetic oil is perfect for adding to various bath and body recipes. This wholesale cosmetic oil will help to condition the skin and create quality cosmetic recipes that you will be sure to enjoy!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Kahlua and Cream Lip Balm RecipeCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Kahlua and Cream Lip Balm Recipe

Coconut Oil 76 was used to create the Kahlua and Cream Lip Balm Recipe due to the nourishing properties that it can provide. So, this luxurious lip balm recipe will be sure to care for and moisturize your lips. Further, this lip balm recipe includes real chocolate and the Kahlua flavoring oil, which coffee liquor and cream. So, this homemade lip balm recipe is a perfect cosmetic recipe for lip care and proving a delicious flavor.

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Wisteria Cold Process Soap RecipeCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Wisteria Cold Process Soap Recipe

Another great bath and body recipe that includes coconut oil is our Wisteria Cold Process Soap Recipe. This wonderful cold process soap recipe includes skin loving cosmetic oils, like coconut oil 76, that provide wonderful properties for the soap bars. Further, this lovely cp soap recipes uses wholesale soap colorants and mica powder to create a gorgeous soap recipe with a swirl of pink and purple along with shimmering flecks of diamond dust and 24K gold micas. So, this soap recipe is both gorgeous and beneficial for your skin care!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Coconut Dessert Recipes

If you love the aroma of these sweet coconut fragrance oils, then you are going to love these dessert recipes! The scrumptious coconut dessert recipes from the blog Coconut Desserts by Food and Wine. This collection of yummy food is sure to spark your interest, as there is something scrumptious for everyone. This blog has recipes for coconut cake, coconut macaroons, coconut brownie bars, and so many more delicious desserts!

Coconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Reach Out to Natures GardenCoconut Candle and Soap Making Supplies: Reach Out to Natures Garden

We hope that you have enjoyed these tropical coconut fragrance oils! If you have any more questions about how to use these scented oils in homemade soaps and candles, then feel free to reach out to us to ask your questions. You can talk to us on the phone, in the Natures Garden store, and online. An easy way to reach us online is through our social media pages. As always, we are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask us any questions that you may have, but you can share your own homemade candle and soap recipes! So, we hope that we hear from you sometime very soon!

Jan
15

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day


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Fragrance Oils for Valentines DayFragrance Oils for Valentines Day

Have you been wondering, “What can I do for Valentines Day at home?” If so, then we have a great idea for you! Treat your loved one to something special this Valentines Day with Natures Garden wholesale supplies.  We have lots of great fragrance oils for Valentines Day that you can use to create a perfect spa day at home. Create some romantic cosmetic recipes with a gorgeous scent to pamper your Valentine from head to toe.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Vanilla Valentine Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Vanilla Valentine Fragrance Oil

Valentine’s Day is a lovely holiday that is full of sweet sugary goodness. One great scent that encapsulates this experience is the Vanilla Valentine Fragrance Oil. You can use this scented oil to create homemade soaps and candle recipes. Your sweetie will be sure to love the aroma in their homemade cosmetic gift. This scent blend of creamed vanilla bean and sensual musk will stimulate the senses and arouse your passion for sweetness. You will love this scent in your diy romantic gifts that you can create for your Valentine.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Passionate Kisses Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Passionate Kisses Fragrance Oil

Also, you can use the fantastic aroma of the Passionate Kisses Fragrance Oil. This irresistible fragrance begins with notes of raspberry, blackberry, and fresh strawberries. These scents are followed by mid notes of coconut milk and freshly picked roses. Last, this aroma ends in bottom notes of Egyptian vanilla and amber musk. Adding this scrumptious scent to your homemade cosmetics will make you want to kiss her all over. One way that you can use this scented oil with bath and body recipes is the Heart Soaps with Love Message Recipe. This recipe takes the passionate aroma of this fragrance and creates a lovely bath and body recipe!

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Honeymoon Romance Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Honeymoon Romance Fragrance Oil

Rekindle the honeymoon phase of your relationship with the alluring scent of our Honeymoon Romance Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is a perfect aroma to create Valentines Day gifts as it a truly romantic, passionate fragrance oil. This enticing scented oil begins with top notes of fresh greenery and water lilies followed by middle notes of freshly picked flowers and clove. Finally, this scented oil ends with a strong base of sandalwood. All together these fragrance notes blend to create an irresistible fragrance oil for your scented candle and soap recipes.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Satin Sheets Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Satin Sheets Fragrance Oil

The sweet and scrumptious aroma of the Satin Sheets Fragrance Oil is another fantastic scent for Valentine’s Day. This romantic blend of fresh scents and an aroma of sweets creates a truly alluring scent. This fragrance oil starts out with notes of both white and dark chocolates. This mouth-watering scent continues with fresh floral and greenery notes, berries, vanilla, and musk. So, this scrumptious scented oil would be perfect for creating amazing scented Valentines Day gifts.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Victorian Rose Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Victorian Rose Fragrance Oil

The aroma of Victorian Rose Fragrance Oil is light, floral, and absolutely gorgeous! This irresistible fragrance has notes of fresh cut roses with a refreshing base of white musk and amber. This lovely rose fragrance is perfect for creating gorgeous bath and body recipes. You can even combine this scent with real rose petals to create some romantic bath recipes, like our Rose Milk Bath Recipe. Whether you include real roses or stick to this lovely aroma, you are sure to love this scented oil in your homemade crafts.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: In the Mood Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: In the Mood Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for romantic ideas for her then this alluring scent would be a perfect place to start. Invigorate your senses and desires with our In the Mood Fragrance Oil. This magnetic aroma blends refreshing ocean notes and sweet tropical pineapple and peach. Finally, this scented oil finishes with a base of cool cucumber and fresh green notes. You can use this fantastic aroma to create perfect bath and body recipes that will be sure to perfectly set the mood for Valentines Day!

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Manly Man Fragrance Oil

Another fantastic scented oil that you can enjoy for Valentine’s Day is our Manly Man Fragrance Oil. This amazing fragrance oil is an energizing blend of citrus with subtle touches of clean, classic rose petals. This aroma blend is infused with notes of frankincense, and myrrh. Further, this scent has a base of cashmere woods, sandalwood, and sensual musk. Finally, this ruggedly masculine scent finishes with a soft, powdery dry down. You and your Valentine will both be sure to love the aroma of this scented oil. So, you can use this fantastic aroma to create some fantastic diy valentines gifts for him.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Red Hot Cinnamon Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Red Hot Cinnamon Fragrance Oil

If you want your Valentines Day to be irresistible and red hot, then you may want to try out our Red Hot Cinnamon Fragrance Oil! You can use the strong aroma of this aroma to create spicy scented candles that fill the room with the aroma of red hot cinnamon candy. This delightfully scented oil is perfect for making scented candles and other unique scented crafts, like the gorgeous Scented Valentine Glitter Shoes Recipe. You will be sure to love the aroma of this fragrance oil in your homemade recipes and various valentine crafts to sell.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Cinnamon Yum Yums Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Cinnamon Yum Yums Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for an aroma that is both sweet and spicy, then the Cinnamon Yum Yums Fragrance Oil is a great place to start! Our scrumptious scented oil has spice top notes of cinnamon and clove. These scents are followed by notes of sweet floral notes and the aroma of a bakery fresh danish. Finally, this scent has scrumptious base notes of vanilla nuts, and yeast. Altogether, this fragrance oil is a perfect aroma for creating romantic scented candles for Valentines Day. We added this aroma to our Valentines Day Cupcake Candle Recipe which is a fantastic way to decorate for this loving holiday!

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: NG Amber Romancing Type Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: NG Amber Romancing Type Fragrance Oil

Another alluring fragrance oil that you can use to make homemade gifts is our NG Amber Romancing Type Fragrance Oil. This aroma has notes of rich amber and sweet African vanilla with a base of musk and scrumptious black cherry. You can use this gorgeous fragrance oil to create some diy valentines gifts for her. Not only will your Valentine be sure to love the gesture of a homemade Valentines Day gift, but the sweet, rich aroma of this fragrance is sure to be adored by all!

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Strawberry Passion Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Strawberry Passion Fragrance Oil

If you are looking for an aroma that is sweet and passionate, then you will love the scent of our Strawberry Passion Fragrance Oil. Of course, this fragrance has notes of ripened strawberries with sweet notes of cotton candy and irresistible French vanilla. This lovely strawberry scent is strong and perfect for making homemade crafts! You will love this sweet strawberry in your homemade candle making recipes or in various bath and body recipes. So, try out this scrumptious strawberry scent in your diy Valentines Day recipes!

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Sweetheart Roses Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Sweetheart Roses Fragrance Oil

If you want to give your Valentine something special this year, then you may be interested in the Sweetheart Roses Fragrance Oil. This sensual fragrance oil blends velvet rose petals with oriental tea leaves. Next, the aroma of this fragrance oil is rounded out with a lovely soft musk aroma. This romantic scented oil is perfect for creating cosmetics and candles that would be sure to create homemade Valentines Day gifts that will pamper the body. If you want to use this aroma to create some heart shaped crafts, then you may want to check out our Solid Sugar Scrub Recipe.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Midnight Romance Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Midnight Romance Fragrance Oil

You will love the aroma of our Midnight Romance Fragrance Oil for your homemade bath and body recipes or room scents. This scented oil has a wonderful blend of sensual and spice notes. First, this scented oil has notes of Kaffir lime and spicy bergamot. Then, this aroma has notes of African violet, balsam fir, and jasmine that are all sitting on base notes of muguet lily and musk. This sweet and sensual fragrance oil is perfect for making fantastic Valentines Day gifts for her.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Chocolate Lovers Type Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Chocolate Lovers Type Fragrance Oil

Next, we have a scented oil that is absolutely perfect for the chocolate lovers in your life. Our Chocolate Lovers Type Fragrance Oil is a bright and delicious scent that is hard to resist. The aroma begins with citrus notes of lemon, orange, bergamot, and mandarin. Then, the aroma blends lily of the valley and coriander. Finally, this fragrance has base notes of sweet chocolate, warm vanilla, and musk. We used this delicious scent to create the Chocolate Dipped Bath Fizzies Recipe. Of course, you can use the complex and delicious chocolate aroma to create even cuter homemade Valentines Day gifts.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Sexy As Sin Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Sexy As Sin Fragrance Oil

Another fantastic fragrance oil that you can use to create homemade crafts for gifts is the Sexy As Sin Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is a lovely blend of sweet floral notes and an exotic musk aroma that will fully intoxicate your senses. The top notes include floral notes of fresh gardenia and exquisite tuberose. Further, this sexy aroma includes sweet vanilla and a lovely exotic musk. This blend of scents creates a fragrance that is absolutely sexy and hard to resist.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Desire Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Desire Fragrance Oil

Finally, you can enjoy the aroma of our Desire Fragrance Oil for your Valentine’s Day crafts. This scented oil is an alluring and sensual blend of fragrance oil notes. First, this scent begins with notes of fresh citrus, vetiver, and rose geranium. Then, the aroma has lovely floral notes of lavender, jasmine and lily of the valley. Lastly, the base of this fragrance has notes of amber, creamy vanilla, and musk. You can enjoy the aroma of this delightful scrumptious fragrance oil in your Valentine’s Day crafts homemade.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Burgundy Rose Fragrance Oil

Another fantastic fragrance oil that you can use to scent your various homemade Valentines Day crafts is our Burgundy Rose Fragrance Oil. This scent is a romantic blend of sensual burgundy rose and fresh white floral notes, exquisite burgundy wine, precious musk, and apple wood. You will love the aroma of this luxurious fragrance oil to create homemade Valentines Day crafts. If you are interested in checking out our ideas for this aroma, then check out the Burgundy Rose Bath Milk Soak Recipe!

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: What Should I Do for Valentine’s Day?

Not only can you use these scented oils to create an at home spa experience, but you can use these Valentines Day scents to make romantic gifts as well! If you are interested in creating a gift that is unique and homemade, then these scents along with wholesale supplies Natures Garden will be perfect. Anyone that is looking for some inspiration for their homemade gifts should check out Feel Good Style’s suggestions in their article Valentine’s Day Ideas: 10 Handmade Beauty Gifts for Her.

Fragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Reach Out to UsFragrance Oils for Valentines Day: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed our passionate scents for your own Valentines Day recipes. If you have any questions about using these scents, then feel free to reach out to us. You can find us online, on our HUG Line, and in the NG store. One easy way to reach out us online is through social media. You can find us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us Instagram and Twitter. We hope that you have fun making your own Valentines crafts and we can’t wait to hear from you!

Dec
28

Apple Pie Spice Uses


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Apple Pie Spice UsesApple Pie Spice Uses

There are many Apple Pie Spice uses that you can use to benefit your body. All you have to do is add this herbal ingredient in your various recipes. First of all, you can use this blend of spices to create scrumptious homemade apple pies. Also, this herbal spice would provide your body with some wonderful benefits. Additionally, you can use this Natures Garden blend with your cosmetic making supplies or soap-making supplies to create some amazing products for your body. In fact, many of these herbs are beneficial for the skin. Plus, this blend of herbs and spices have a delicious and strong aroma. So, using this cosmetic ingredient will provide your products with some fantastic qualities. Let’s get into all the benefits that this herb has for your whole body!

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Growing ConditionsApple Pie Spice Uses: Growing Conditions

Since this spice is a blend of various herbs, there are many plants that were needed to create this herb wholesale. The essential herbs and spices that are used to create Apple Pie Spice are cinnamon, lemon peel, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg. A few of these ingredients can be grown in an herb garden, but many of the spices will become trees. So, most of these spices require more space and effort than other types of herbs. But, we can still discuss how they are grown and harvested.

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Where Do Spices Come From?

First, we have the cinnamon herb, which comes from the bark of the laurel tree. This process is a bit complicated, but it begins by growing the tree for two years. After, the tree is cut down and the following year little shoots will appear. These shoots will have a thin layer of bark on the inside. This bark is collected, dried, and used as the spice we all know and love.

Second, we have lemon peel powder. These lemons grow on trees in warm, full sun conditions. Once the tree is about three years old, it will begin to produce fruit. These fruits are harvested once they are yellow and firm with a slightly glossy appearance. Then, the skin of these fruits will be dried and ground to be used for lemon peel powder.

Next, ginger is a root that can be grown using roots that have visible green “eyes”. These “eyes” will sprout long stems and below the dirt, the root will grow larger. This plant prefers nutrient rich soil that can hold moisture. However, the set up needs to be free draining to prevent over saturating the plant. About eight months after planting, you can dig up the ginger root.

Additionally, cloves are dried flowers that grow on clove trees. These trees prefer a wet, tropical climate and can’t survive below fifty-nine degrees Fahrenheit. These flowers are picked before they have the chance to open. Then, they are sun dried for about five days.

Finally, nutmeg is produced from a nutmeg tree, which creates yellow fruits that are similar to apricots. Inside the fruit are purple/brown seeds that are covered in a red skin. The skin, which is used to make mace, is removed and the seed can be ground into nutmeg.

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Industrial Uses

There are so many ways that you can use this aromatic blend of spices to create some wonderful products. Each of the ingredients in Apple Pie Spice can be useful for promoting health. Further, these various botanical herbs and spices can be used to benefit the skin and hair. Plus, this amazing blend of spices is perfect for making all kinds of delicious food! So, let’s look at some of the many benefits that these different ingredients have for different products.

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Medicinal UsesApple Pie Spice Uses: Medicinal Uses

While this blend of spices was created to enhance the qualities of a delicious dessert, there are many more reasons than the taste for enjoying these spices. Amazingly, each of these individual herbs still have some beneficial properties for the body. Each of these spices have some benefits that they can provide for the body. So, let’s look at some of the various benefits that these herbs can provide for our bodies.

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Medicinal Benefits

First, cinnamon has many benefits for the body. There are those that have found that cinnamon can be useful for decreasing blood sugar. Also, it has been found that cinnamon can help to reduce blood clots and reduce bad cholesterol levels. Additionally, this spice has been known to boost brain function and calms the mind. Further, some find that the cinnamaldehyde in this spice can reduce the risk of cancer

Second, lemon peel has been thought to provide health benefits. The herb has shown to relax your blood vessels and reduce blood pressure. Also, this herb has been known to promote healthy eyes and strong bones.

Third, ginger has some beneficial properties, too. The anti-inflammatory properties are thought to help with arthritis, muscle pain, and other inflammatory issues. Plus, this herb has been known to help lower blood pressure and reduce symptoms of indigestion.

Fourth, cloves have beneficial properties that can be useful for the body. This spice has been found to be useful for boosting the immune system and reducing blood sugar. Additionally, the antioxidants in this spice have been shown to protect organs, especially the liver, from free radicals that can cause damage. Also, some have found that cloves are beneficial for oral health, as it reduces pain for teeth and gums. Plus, it is believed that this spice would reduce the occurrence of mouth ulcers, like cold sores.

Lastly, nutmeg can be used to provide benefits to your body. One benefit that this spice has been found to help detoxify your liver and kidneys. Also, some people have found that this spice can be used to reduce congestion caused by a cold. Additionally, many have found that this spice can be useful for reducing pain due to sore muscles, joint pain, and other issues due to inflammation.

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Bath and Body ProductsApple Pie Spice Uses: Bath and Body Products

Not only are these herbs great for promoting health inside the body, but this herbal blend has plenty of benefits for the outside, too. In fact, these herbal spices are wonderful for the skin and hair. You can perfectly include cosmetic ingredients wholesale, like this herbal spice, in your soap and lotion making supplies to create some fantastic bath and body recipes. So, let’s talk about some of the benefits that these powdered herbs can provide for your body.

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Bath and Body Product Benefits

One great way to use this spice blend is to create an acne fighting recipe. Some have found that cinnamon and clove can both be used to help reduce acne and acne scars. Also, nutmeg has been known to reduce blackheads and reduce signs of acne scars. Plus, the lemon peel is known to have astringent and antimicrobial properties that are great for battling acne. Also, nutmeg has been found to be amazing for those suffering from hormonal or cystic acne due to its astringent properties. So, this spice may be useful for anti-acne formulations.

Further, this spice can be useful for moisturizing and exfoliating your skin. Also, nutmeg has been shown to help reduce signs of aging, as it reduces fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging. So, this may be a great addition for wholesale face masks add to your homemade soap and lotion supplies.

Also, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon all have been known to have anti-inflammatory properties that are useful for reducing muscle pain, arthritis, eczema, and much more. So, this would be a great cosmetic ingredient for creating wholesale bath and body products. Plus, clove has been known to be used to reduce various skin issues, like scabies, rashes, bug bites/stings, and fungal infections. So, you can soak in these wonderful properties to reduce pain and other inflammatory issues.

Plus, adding cinnamon to hair care products can help cleanse, exfoliate, and nourish the scalp. Also, ginger has been shown to promote healthy hair growth, as it stimulates circulation to your scalp and promotes healthy growth. Further, ginger can be used moisturize the hair and help control dead ends.

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Natures Garden Bath and Body RecipesApple Pie Spice Uses: Natures Garden Bath and Body Recipes

The Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe was created by Natures Garden to care for the body. The various butters and oils will nourish the skin as the sugar exfoliates dead skin. Plus, the spices and herbs in Apple Pie Spice pamper and provide even more benefits for the skin. Further, the scent of this delicious spice blends perfectly with the aroma of our Vanilla Silk Fragrance Oil and our Cinnabun Type Fragrance Oil.

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Food and BeveragesApple Pie Spice Uses: Food and Beverages

Obviously, the recipe for Apple Pie Spice was created with the intention to make the perfect apple pie. However, there are even more wonderful ways to bake with this spice. When the leaves start to turn colors and the autumn arrives, this is a perfect spice to break out.  You can use it to create all kinds of foods with more warmth and depth. This spice is perfect for all kinds of recipes from apple spice muffins to Lifting Revolution’s Better Than Grandma’s Apple Pie Shake. There are just so many ways to use this spice to enhance your favorite recipes!

Apple Pie Spice Uses: OtherApple Pie Spice Uses: Other

Not only are there benefits for the body, but there are many uses around the house for this wonderful blend. First, you can use this herbal blend to repel various insects. Not only do people find that cinnamon repels moths, but roaches, fleas, and ants are all thought to be repelled by lemon peels. Additionally, this spice blend can be used as a natural cleaner. The cloves in this herb have been found to combat mold due to its antiseptic properties.

 

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Making Apple Pie Spice for Baking

Although our blend of spices and herbs is only meant for bath and body recipes, you can mix up your own version of this spice for the kitchen. While this recipe isn’t exactly like ours and doesn’t have as many benefits for your skin, it is close enough to make your recipes taste delicious! So, you can blend these spices and begin creating some fantastic recipes. If you want to create your own apple pie spice blend for your homemade apple pies, then check out Homemade Apple Pie Spice Blend Recipe by Delicious Obsessions.

Apple Pie Spice Uses: Ask Us Any QuestionsApple Pie Spice Uses: Ask Us Any Questions

We hope that you have enjoyed this herbal blog on our Apple Pie Spice. If you have any questions about this herb or any other herbs and spices, then feel free to reach out to us. You can ask us your questions in the store, on the phone, or online. If you want to reach out to us online, then check out one of our social media pages. You can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use our handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Have fun making your homemade products and we hope to hear from you soon!

Apple Pie Spice Uses: A Note About Our Herbs

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

Dec
14

Allspice Benefits


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Allspice Benefits

There are many Allspice benefits that you can utilize by adding this herb to your handmade cosmetic recipes. Whether you add this herbal powder to your bath and body recipes or include the spice in food, you are sure to enjoy the benefits. First, there are many reasons why this spice is a good idea to add to your diet. Not only does this spice have a great taste, but your body will benefit, too. Also, this is a great one of the natural herbal cosmetics from Natures Garden that will benefit your skin and hair. So, there are quite a few reasons to want to use this cosmetic herb. In this cosmetic blog, we are going to talk about all the different ways that you can use Allspice to benefit you!

Allspice Benefits: Growing ConditionsAllspice Benefits: Growing Conditions

You can create Allspice from a tree that is sometimes referred to the Jamaica Pepper or the Allspice Pimenta. This tree is more common in warm climates, like Central America and Jamaica. So, areas that aren’t tropical or subtropical may have a more difficult time growing this tree. However, anyone living in colder climates can grow these trees in greenhouses. If you plant your tree in a greenhouse, then you will have to water them often enough to match the amount of rainfall these trees would typically receive.

Also, you will need both a female and a male tree close to one another to produce the berries for making this herb. Once these trees are ready, they will pollinate. Later, the female trees will produce the berries for Allspice! Then, you will need to harvest these berries before they fully ripen. Then, you will be able to dry these green berries in the sun. After the berries are completely dry, you can use them as the spice.

Allspice Benefits: Industry Uses

There are many different ways that you can use this wonderful spice in your homemade recipes. This herbal spice can be used in natural remedy for reducing various aches and pains. Plus, Allspice has a delicious and complex taste that is perfect for seasoning food. So, it is easy to bring a bit of this healthy spice into your diet. Additionally, there are some skin and hair benefits for using this spice along with your other bath and body supplies. So, let’s get into the many benefits that you can gain from using Allspice.

Allspice Benefits: Medicinal UsesAllspice Benefits: Medicinal Uses

Although this spice tastes like a blend of a few other beloved spices, it is its a single spice that has its own unique benefits. While today we mostly use this spice to enhance the flavor of food, there are some benefits you can gain for your body. In fact, some folk medicine throughout history has incorporated this herb into their lives for its beneficial properties. Another positive of this beneficial herb is that it tastes good. So, you can easily incorporate more of this botanical herb into your life by eating deliciously seasoned food. Additionally, it is said that you can create a tea with this herb. However, make sure that you drink this herbal tea with a meal. Some medical professionals believe that this herb can interfere with iron absorption. 

First, some people have used this herb as a homemade, herbal remedies for colds. This spice is thought to reduce symptoms that accompany a fever, cold, or flu. Further, this herb has been used to fight certain bacteria and reduce your chances of getting sick. Additionally, allspice has been found to be useful as one of the home remedies for menstrual cramps. Not only is allspice thought to reduce the pain experienced from menstrual cramps, but in some cases, it has shown to reduce heavy bleeding during your period, as well.

Allspice Benefits: More Medicinal Properties

Allspice is said to help promote healthy digestion. First, it can help reduce issues like indigestion, upset stomach, or vomiting. Many people will take this herb to reduce flatulence and help promote regular bowel movements. Also, it is thought to reduce symptoms of certain digestive issues, like dyspepsia and colic. These qualities come from allspice’s antimicrobial properties. Additionally, some people have found that allspice can help improve their appetite.

Also, this spice has some wonderful benefits that promote heart health. Allspice has been known to relax blood vessels and promote blood circulation, which can help reduce the chance of stroke or heart attack. While clotting can be dangerous, it is necessary during emergency situations or during surgeries. So, make sure that you check with your doctor if you are already taking medications that are meant to slow blood clotting. Also, be sure that you avoid Allspice a few weeks before a surgery to reduce your chance of bleeding too much.

Additionally, this botanical herb has been known to help reduce blood sugar. While this herb can’t replace the benefits of eating right and losing weight, it can be useful for helping reduce blood sugar that is too high. Studies have found that there are antioxidants in spices like this one that are able to help prevent the formation of bad components in the blood, which would’ve led to higher blood sugar.

Another known benefit of Allspice is reducing pain from a toothache. This pain numbing property can be useful for helping reduce pain until your next doctors visit. Also, properties in Allspice are known to be able to help kill bacteria in the mouth. So, this spice is occasionally used in toothpaste. In fact, some dentists use eugenol, which is in Allspice, to kill bad bacteria on teeth.

Allspice Benefits: Bath and Body UsesAllspice Benefits: Bath and Body Uses

Not only does this spice have beneficial properties for inside the body, but this herb will nourish both the skin and hair, too. You can easily include this botanical herb in your homemade bath and body recipes or your cosmetic recipes. These finished products will provide your skin and hair with all kinds of amazing properties. So, let’s look at all the benefits of adding Allspice to your bath and body making supplies.

Allspice Benefits: Bath and Body Benefits

Some people believe that this herb can be beneficial for relieving pain. It is said that this herb has warming effects for the skin that will help to reduce muscle soreness, joint pain, bruises. So, you can perfectly add this herb to homemade lotions to provide aches with the care it deserves. Additionally, you can add this spice to various bath and body products. This allows you to soak in the tub and benefits for these fantastic qualities.

Also, these warming properties have more benefits. First, you can use this herb to help with chest infections. Second, the herb will help to stimulate sweating, which helps to remove toxins and leaving skin clear and healthy.

Also, this herb has antiseptic, antimicrobial, and antifungal properties that are useful for homemade soap making. So, allspice can help reduce a variety of skin conditions caused by bacteria or fungi. Further, this spice has anti-inflammatory properties that can be useful for reducing issues like eczema, rashes, and other skin conditions involving inflammation.

Also, Allspice can be useful for the hair! This spice is thought to help promote hair growth and reduce hair loss simultaneously, which is amazing for growing long, perfect hair. First, you can help prevent hair loss with this herb by reducing hair damage on the scalp. Since the herb contains various minerals, it is able to help keep the roots strong. The allspice herb will help to open any blocked pores down and reduce pressure on the hair roots. Further, this herb can promote faster hair growth that is both softer and silkier.

Allspice Benefits: Food and BeveragesAllspice Benefits: Food and Beverages

Allspice got its name because it tastes like a blend of cloves, cinnamon, juniper berries, and pepper. You can buy the dried berries whole, which look similar to whole, dried peppercorns. These whole allspice berries can be used to freshly grind into your dishes. If you don’t want to grind your spice at home, then you can buy it in its powder form. You can use this spice in many different recipes to kick things up a notch. Also, you may recognize this flavor in various foods like Jamaican Jerk seasoning or other savory dishes. Another benefit of this spice is creating delicious desserts, like the Allspice Cream Cheese Frosting by Family Oven. Also, you can create yummy dinner recipes, like Roasted Chicken with Allspice and Citrus. So, there are many ways that you can incorporate this spice into your diet.

Allspice Benefits: Other BenefitsAllspice Benefits: Other Benefits

Another way that you can use Allspice is in homemade potpourri. If you like spice scents, then this aromatic spice would make a perfect addition to your potpourri recipe. You may want to use whole allspice herb, but you can sprinkle the powdered herb wholesale into your recipe. If you decide to use the powdered herb, then make sure that your container doesn’t have small holes or leak. So, the powder will likely be best in a decorative bowl rather than a perforated sachet recipe.

Additionally, you can use this herbal spice to help prevent cancer. Some people believe that the eugenol and other elements in this herb can be useful for cancer prevention. In fact, a study had been done on the natural components of in this herb and many have shown that they can be useful for preventing cancer. The herb has shown to prevent tumor formation and reduce a cancer cell’s ability to spread to other parts of the body. While you shouldn’t use this herb as a cancer treatment, some believe the herb can still be useful for reducing your chances of getting cancer.

Allspice Benefits: Interesting History of Allspice

In the past, some people around the Caribbean islands would use the Allspice herb to cure meats. This was especially common with the local pirates, who needed to store meat for their long sea journeys. Although it was more common for people in other areas to preserve meat using salt, the Allspice worked just as well! Due to this difference in the curing process, the French referred to the process of curing with allspice as Boucan. This name lead to many people calling these Caribbean pirates Boucainers, or Buccaneers. If you are interested in learning more interesting facts about this herb as well as others, then check out Spicy Stories: History of Spices by Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader.

Allspice Benefits: Ask Us You QuestionsAllspice Benefits: Ask Us Your Questions

We hope that you learned something in this blog that you can use to benefit your homemade products. If you have any other questions, we are here to answer anything you may be wondering about this herb or any other of our Herbs and Spice. We are available in the store, on the phone, and online. If you want to talk to us online, then you may want to find us on social media. We have a Facebook page. Also, you can use our handle, which is @ngscents, to find us on either Twitter or Instagram. Hope to hear from you soon!

Allspice Benefits: A Reminder About Our Herbs

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

Jul
17

Spearmint Leaf Benefits


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Spearmint Leaf BenefitsSpearmint Leaf Benefits

There are many beneficial properties in spearmint leaves that you can use for your whole body. There is spearmint that you can use to create food and herbal teas. Also, there are herbs like ours that you can use to nourish your body from the outside in. Further, there are tons of beneficial properties that can be utilized. Whether you are looking for a natural remedy for a cold or just love the aroma of spearmint, you are sure to enjoy this cosmetic herb. The Natures Garden Spearmint Leaf Cut and Sifted herb is perfect for creating herbal spearmint soap and so many more wholesale bath and body products. So, try out some of these spearmint leaf benefits in your own natural bath and body recipes.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: Growing ConditionsSpearmint Leaf Benefits: Growing Conditions

While spearmint can be grown either in a garden outside or in a planter inside, you will likely what to plant it in a pot This mint plant can grow quickly and possibly over take other plants in a garden. Further, this plant is considered invasive in many areas outside of the Mediterranean and could harm the local environment. The root system of a mint plant is dense and can stretch out many feet and pop up all over the place. So, proving borders for you plant is a safe way to prevent your delicious mint from becoming a pesky weed. Many gardeners will use a hanging basket or separate containers for their mint.

Since spearmint is popular for cooking, it is a perfect plant to add to the herb garden anyways. The plant will prosper in partial shade and a pH of 6.5 or 7. Also, the spearmint plant requires moist soil that drains well. Once your plant has sprouted, you can water the plant one or two times a week, just be careful not to water too often. It is believed that infrequent, thorough waters are better than a shallow watering that occurs more often. Also, you can fertilize the soil but be care to avoid getting the fertilizer on the leaves. You could dilute the fertilizer to help reduce or eliminate the possibility of burning your spearmint leaves.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: Industry Uses

Spearmint is great herb with a bright, minty aroma and some wonderful properties for the body. Both the aroma and natural properties of this mint provide benefits for the body. You can use spearmint in natural home remedies for feeling sick. Also, you can use this wholesale mint herb to create bath and body products that care for your skin and hair as well as help to relieve congestion. Plus, spearmint is perfect for adding flavor to delicious foods, like ice cream or candy. So, there are many ways to use the beneficial properties of this herb.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: Bath and BodySpearmint Leaf Benefits: Bath and Body

Also, this wonderful cosmetic herb has many wonderful properties for your body. These properties are perfect for providing you skin and hair with wonderful benefits. Plus, the aromatic scent of spearmint is useful for your respiratory system. So, this is an especially great herb for anyone that is sick or has allergies. However, healthy people will enjoy the properties of this herb just as much! So, check out all the properties that the spearmint leaves has for your body.

Due to this herb’s antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti fungal properties it is great for creating effective bars of soap. Further, the antibacterial properties are beneficial for treating and naturally disinfecting minor cuts and scrapes. Also, many have found that spearmint was useful for some skin conditions. Another bonus is that the spearmint herb has a cooling and refreshing feeling for the skin. Some people have found that spearmint was effective for treating their acne. So, this is a perfect ingredient for making spearmint soap or even lotion recipes. Also, you can include this cosmetic herb to create cleansing hair care products. This herb would be perfect for a natural lice remedy recipe. Plus, the soothing properties are useful for reducing the irritation of an itchy, dry scalp.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: How to Add Herbs to Recipes

If you are interested in adding this cosmetic herb to your homemade bath and body products, there are a few ways you can do it. First, you can add the whole herbs to the recipe. This can be especially useful for creating a light exfoliation in your final product. However, this isn’t the only way to include this natural herb. Anyone that wants a smooth product can use a teabag to hold the herb and soak them in the ingredients. If your recipe uses water, then you can create a tea. Similarly, you can soak the herbal tea bag in your melting oils for recipes that don’t use any water. This will allow the beneficial properties to escape form the herb to incorporate into your natural recipe.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: Natures Garden RecipesSpearmint Leaf Benefits: Natures Garden Recipes

We included this wonderful herb in our own bath bomb supplies wholesale to create the Sinus Relief Bath Bomb Recipe. This recipe uses both peppermint leaf and spearmint leaf to enhance the scent of our Sinus Relief Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has a cool, crisp blend of camphor, eucalyptus, and mint that makes it perfect for clearing your sinuses. In fact, it smells just like Vick’s Vapor Rub! So, the mint herbs blended perfectly to add a stronger mint note to the fantastic aroma. 

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: Medicinal UsesSpearmint Leaf Benefits: Medicinal Uses

Not only is spearmint enjoyed for its flavor, but it has some medicinal properties that many people enjoy. Often, people will create a tea with spearmint to benefit from these properties. This will allow the body take in a larger amount without too much extra other stuff. But, you can also add spearmint to a sweet tea or even food. So, there are plenty of options for you to get these beneficial properties into your system. Check out all the potential benefits for you body before you look into the different types of food that you can create!

First, many people use spearmint on its own or in teas to settle their stomachs. This mint herb is useful for soothing your stomach during digestion and dealing with indigestion. Further, some studies have shown that spearmint can be used to reduce nausea due to illness, morning sickness, or even motion sickness. Not only will spearmint help to calm your sick stomach, but it has been known to be beneficial for treating respiratory problems, like colds. Plus, there is evidence that the aroma of spearmint is useful for allergies and asthma.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: Spearmint Tea Hormones

Additionally, spearmint has been found to help regulate the hormones that may throw our periods out of wack. So, any ladies out there that are frustrated with irregular periods may want to give spearmint a try. Not only do some people find that this herb is able to help stabilize irregular periods, but some women have been able to solve their issue of early menopause. Further, many women have found spearmint tea useful for relieving symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. The spearmint has been known to help balance the excess androgens produced by the body by suppressing testosterone a bit. So, this may be useful for keeping the hormone imbalances in check and remedying the symptoms.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: Food and BeverageSpearmint Leaf Benefits: Food and Beverage

Spearmint is one of the most beloved types of mint, as it has cool and crisp notes  a  peppermint with a sweeter, smoother taste. Since spearmint is about as popular as peppermint, it has been incorporated into quite a lot of different types of food. First, spearmint has been used to flavor different candies and desserts, which is perfect for achieving a great, mint taste that is sweet and delicious. If you are looking for a yummy dessert recipe to try using fresh spearmint at home, then check out Martha Stewart’s Fresh Spearmint Ice Cream recipe! This ice cream recipe uses natural ingredients to create a scrumptious dessert without ever leaving the comfort of home.

Also, spearmint is used to create teas or naturally flavor drinks like sweet tea. Although many people prepare spearmint this way to enjoy its medicinal properties, as it is simple to make, it is actually tasty, too. Plus, spearmint is even occasionally used as a garnish or a flavoring in certain recipes. So, there are tons of ways that spearmint has been integrated into our foods. Further, spearmint is used in gum, mouth wash. and tooth paste. The spearmint is added  both the cool, refreshing flavor and the benefits it can provide for your mouth. Spearmint has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that are useful for killing bad bacteria in your mouth. So, spearmint will keep bad breath away as well as help to promote healthy teeth and gums.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: OtherSpearmint Leaf Benefits: Other

Also, you can use spearmint to create a homemade mosquito repellent recipe, as it has been known to repel various insects. So, you can create a natural lotion recipe that is both loving for the skin and repels pesky bugs. Also, it thought that the herb may repel other pests, like moths, flies, and ants. Although you may not need to repel these bugs from swarming you, the spearmint can be useful for creating natural bug repellent for your home.

Additionally, some people believe that the aroma of spearmint has relaxing properties that are useful for dealing with some negative emotions. You can use the oil to relieve stress. It is said that spearmint helps to relax you by reducing headaches and by helping to promote overall brain health. Also, some have found that this was able to help with anxiety and depression. Plus, using spearmint as aroma therapy is thought to improve alertness too. This is useful for periods of heavy work, or feeling tired, and lose of motivation. So, you can use this herb to combat the stresses of being overworked.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: History of Spearmint

Spearmint originally began growing in Mediterranean. It was initially used to scent bath water, clear the voice, cure hiccups, and more. Plus, it was used as an aphrodisiac in Greece. Later, it spread to other areas in Europe, including Great Britain. Then, spearmint was brought to American by the pilgrims for aromatic and herbal purposes. Although this plant is useful for us and has many benefits, spearmint is considered an invasive species in many places outside of the Mediterranean.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: Ask Us Your QuestionsSpearmint Leaf Benefits: Ask Us Your Questions

We hope that you enjoyed this cosmetic blog on spearmint and learned something about its uses and benefits. You can use this herb in your natural bath and body products and enjoy the wonderful benefits. Plus, you can mix it with other Herbs and Spices from our website. If you have any questions about using this herb, then please reach out to us. We are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page and you can find us on Twitter or Instagram using @ngscents. Also, feel free to share your opinions on this herbs and your favorite recipe to include spearmint in. Good luck with your wonderful recipes and we hope to hear from you soon.

Spearmint Leaf Benefits: Reminder About Our Herbs

Note: Natures Garden sells herbs, like our Spearmint Leaf Cut & Sifted, for external use only. Although some people use spearmint leaves in food, we do not sell our herbs as food items. So, the information that we provide about our herbs is only for educational purposes. We do not intend for you to use this information to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated any of this information. Make sure that you keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets. Also, pregnant and/or lactating women should take special care and attention when handling any of our herbs. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility (written or implied) for any products you make with our herbs. Also, all product testing is the responsibility of the customer.

Jul
03

Common Cold Process Soap Questions


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Common Cold Process Soap QuestionsCommon Cold Process Soap Questions

We at Natures Garden love to supply our customers with the best soap making ingredients and soap equipment that they need to succeed. But, you can’t utilize these tools if you don’t know how to. So, we want to answer some of the most common cold process soap questions that we get. This way we can help make your soap making experience as fun and exciting as possible!

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: What is the Shelf Life of Lye?Common Cold Process Soap Questions: What is the Shelf Life of Lye?

The shelf life of lye, sodium hydroxide, when properly stored is one year. After a year it is possible for your lye to work, but you should do a small batch to test whether the lye is still good. If it is actually expired, then it may not come to trace quickly or could separate after it is poured or set up. So, you will be able to notice an obvious difference if you make a small testing batch,

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: How Do I Make My Cold Process Soap Last Longer?

There are a few things that you can change to make your homemade soap last even longer. First, you can use additives, like sodium lactate or stearic acid, to harden the bar. Also, harder oils, like palm oil, can be helpful. Lastly, increasing the cure time, as water evaporates out, and decreasing the time in the shower will create a harder bar.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Is It Possible to Use Baby Oil as One of the Oils in a Soap Recipe?

No, you shouldn’t use baby mineral oil in your soap recipe for two reasons. First, it has already been scented. Second, the mineral oils won’t saponify.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: How Do Your Make Cold Process Soap?Common Cold Process Soap Questions: How Do Your Make Cold Process Soap?

If you ever wondered how to make soap from scratch, then this is the answer. Before you begin you will either need to formulate a recipe or choose a recipe already formulated, we suggest using our Beginners Cold Process Soap Recipe if this is your first time. We also recommend reading through our cold process soap making classes, especially the soap making safety class. While there is a little more detail and safety practices to follow, this is the most basic method for soaping. First, you create a lye solution by slowly adding lye to water. In a separate bowl, you will have your weighed and melted oils and butters. You will combine these ingredients at a similar temperature and mix until your batter trace, which is a thicker consistency.  The soap is then poured into a soap mold. Once it has setup, it is removed from the mold and allowed to cure.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Why Are My Citrus Scents So Light in my Cold Process Soap?

Citrus scent oils often have a low flash point, so they are more likely to burn off the fragrance during the saponification process. During this process, the soap will reach very hot temperatures, which are able to burn off certain scents. It is common for citrus scents to be affected by this issue. How can I prevent this? First, make sure that the maximum amount for fragrance has been added. Also, you can anchor the scented oil by using a scent with a that is heavier, like vanilla. Alternatively, some soapers use kaolin clay to enhance the scent, but it can make your soap too slick.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Are Fragrance Oils or Essential Oils Better for Cold Process Soap?

You can use both essential oils and fragrance oils to scent cp soap. However, fragrances tend to hold better and the scent lasts longer. This is because fragrance oils have top, middle, and base notes that will hold up better together. On the other side, some single note oils whether they be essential oils or fragrance oils, are more likely to burn off. So, you will want to test each oil in cold process soap.

 

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Can Cold Process Soaps Be Molded into Different Shapes?Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Can Cold Process Soaps Be Molded into Different Shapes?

Of course! There are many different styles of molds that you can use for soap making. Just don’t forget that this type of soap gets very hot. So, you need to make sure that you either use a silicone soap mold or a very thick plastic mold, like some of our Mold Market Soap Molds. However, plastic embed molds are not thick enough to hold your soap without melting and making a big mess. If you are unsure about a certain mold, it might be best to just save that shape for melt and pour soaps.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: When Can I Cut Cold Process Soap?

Before you can cut your finished soap loaf, you need to wait for a bit. While the exact time varies for each batch depending on size and ingredients, we suggest waiting for 24-48 hours before removing and cutting your nearly finished soaps. However, you can use a gloved hand to check the soap to determine whether the soap is too soft. On the other hand, you don’t want to wait too long or the soap may dry too much and crumble as you cut.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: How Long Does Soap have to Cure?

The exact amount of time your soaps take depends on your recipe that the amount of lye in it. However, most batches take about 2-6 weeks for the soaps to fully cure and be safe to use.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Does Natures Garden Offer Cold Process Soap Making Recipes?Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Does Natures Garden Offer Cold Process Soap Making Recipes?

Yes, we have all kinds of cold process soap recipes under the Cold Process Soap Recipes parts of the in the Free Recipes and Classes section of the NG site. There are so many options that it can be difficult to choose!

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: What Kind of Conditions Does CP Soap Need to Cure After it is Removed From Mold?

After your soap has been removed from the mold and sliced into bars, you will need to allow them to cure for a while. First, you will want to make sure that they are in a cool, dry environment. Also, you want to make sure that the bars a few inches apart. This will expose more of the bar to the air, which allows them to dry and set up properly.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: What Will Make Cold Process Soaps Freeze or Set Up too Soon?

The oils that you use will come into play. Too much of some harder oils and butters can cause the soap to set up faster than others.  Additives can also cause your batter to accelerate.  However, often, this is an issue caused by the fragrance oil. Each fragrance performs differently in cp soap and the ones that cause too much acceleration can lead to seizing, or a sudden setting up, in the soap batter before it has made it to the mold. Further, there are some fragrance oils that will actually slow down the process and give you time to really work on a recipe.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Do You Have Any Tips for Working with Problem Fragrance Oils in Cold Process Soap?Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Do You Have Any Tips for Working with Problem Fragrance Oils in Cold Process Soap?

It’s always a bummer when a scent you enjoy is a “problem fragrance oil”, but there are some things that will allow you to work with this fragrance oil anyway. First, we have the issue of acceleration. While we can’t fix the fragrance, we can cool our oils and lye water to room temperature before we start the saponification process. The cooler temperature takes longer to get to trace, which will help balance the acceleration from the fragrance oil. Also, you can formulate a soap recipe with oils that will slow trace, like sunflower oil. Although these two tricks can be used to slow an accelerated trace, it can’t stop a soap from seizing.

Second, we have the issue of separation. Sometimes a fragrance that separates from the mixture can be stick blended back in with enough effort. Also, it is possible for the scent to reabsorb during the curing process. You just need to keep an eye on these to determine whether the fragrance is worth using in cp soaps. Third, we have the issue of ricing, which is when little chunks form in your batch. While this can’t be prevented, it can be stick blended until the ricing is smoothed out. However, this only works in some cases.

Finally, some fragrance oils can cause your soap to discolor. Some scents can’t be prevented, but there are some cases when a soap additives can do the trick. If the description of your scent says it contains vanillin, it will discolor your soap to a shade of brown. However, you can use Vanilla White Color Stabilizer to help lessen any discoloration due to vanillin. Other kinds of discoloration will just have to be included into the soap design.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: What is the Best Way to Clean Up Cold Process Soap?Common Cold Process Soap Questions: What is the Best Way to Clean Up Cold Process Soap?

After you pour your batch into the soap mold, you may realize that you have a mess on your hands. Whether you spilled a few drops, made a complete mess, or only have the bowls to wash out, you are going to need to know how to safely clean up your lye mixtures. Before you get started, it is extremely important to have something on hand to neutralize the soap batter. So, you will need vinegar, which we prefer to have in a spray bottle to make it easy to apply in case of skin contact. After all the batter on the counter and soap equipment has been neutralized, you can begin cleaning with soapy water, we use dawn dish soap, to clean everything up again.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Is it Okay to Use My Soaping Bowls and Utensils for Cooking After Using it for CP Soapmaking If I Prewash It and Then Run It Through the Dishwasher?

No, it is very unsafe to use your soap making equipment in the kitchen. After you’ve used a bowl, mold, or other utensil for soaping you should never use it for anything other than soapmaking. Lye is very reactive and has the potential to do some serious harm after ingestion. So, it is a horrible idea to put this soaping equipment in contact with food or cooking utensils.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: What Would Cause a Batch of Soap to Erupt While in the Soap Mold?Common Cold Process Soap Questions: What Would Cause a Batch of Soap to Erupt While in the Soap Mold?

Natural sugars in soaping ingredients can lead to an eruption, as  the soap gets hotter than it typically does. CP soap can erupt due to improperly  adding things like beer, wine, or milk. First, freezing these ingredients before adding them is helpful. If you are using beer, then make sure that you release all of the carbonation before including it in soap. Also, you will want to boil wine before adding it to your soap.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Can I Use Cup Measurements for Soap Making?

For soap making, we would recommend using weighted measurements . Using a scale is much more accurate and will ensure that you have a quality batch of soap. Otherwise, you may accidentally do something to mess up your soaps. For example, you could add to little oils and create a lye heavy batch.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Can You Make Good Quality Soap Using the Cold Process Soap Method Without Palm Oil?Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Can You Make Good Quality Soap Using the Cold Process Soap Method Without Palm Oil?

Absolutely. One of the best parts about making cp soap is that you can include whatever oils and butters you want. You can use SoapCalc to combine your favorite soaping ingredients in a perfect batch of soap! If you would rather follow a recipe that we have formulated, Natures Garden has a few recipes under Free Recipes and Classes that are made without palm oil. For example, there is  our Calendula Sunshine Cold Process Soap Recipe and our Argan Soap Recipe.

Common Cold Process Soap Questions: Reach Out to UsCommon Cold Process Soap Questions: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you learned something useful for making cold process soap in this blog. If you have any further questions, you can reach out to us in the store, on the phone, or online. If you want to reach out to us online, then try out social media. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter (@ngscents), and Instagram (@ngscents). Have fun soapmaking!

Jun
29

Common Candle Making Questions


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Common Candle Making QuestionsCommon Candle Making Questions

All of us at Natures Garden understand that it can be difficult to create perfect candles. Especially if you have serious scent throw issues popping up, it can be frustrating to put time and money into candles that don’t work that way you want. So, we want to answer some common candle making questions to prevent confusion and save you from all that extra troubleshooting. So, let’s talk about common problems so we can get back to creating gorgeous homemade candles!

Common Candle Making Questions About Candle Wax

First, we are going to talk about questions that often come up in relation to candle wax.

Common Candle Making Questions: How Do You Melt Candle Wax at Home?Common Candle Making Questions: How Do You Melt Candle Wax at Home?

You can use a pouring pot and a stove top to melt your wax at home. Also, we recommend using a double boiler method where you have a larger pot with water in it and set your pouring pot full of wax inside. Turn the stove on to medium and allow the water in your pot to boil. This will safely heat your wax without letting it get too hot.

Common Candle Making Questions: Which is the Best Wax for Candle Making?

Choosing the best wax all depends on preference of what you prefer in a finished candle. First, we have soy waxes that are vegan, gluten free, and natural candle waxes. This is the least expensive wax, has a fantastic cold throw, and has a cleaner burn, but it is tricky to get a great hot throw with some fragrances. Also, Soy Wax often has frosting and a rougher finish.

Next, we have paraffin wax, which has the best scent throw, and is in both the Wow Wax and Joy Wax. The Joy wax uses a mixture of paraffin and soy, so it has a cleaner burn due to the soy wax and a really good hot scent throw due to the paraffin wax. Also, it clings to the candle containers better and has less frosting. An option for creating a translucent candle is gel wax, but it isn’t compatible with all fragrances.

Additionally, you can use palm wax, which comes from sustainable sources, has a beautiful crystal finish, and has a great scent throw. Natures Garden carries sustainable palm container and pillar wax. Lastly, Pillar of Bliss Wax and Palm Pillar wax are great options for creating pillars or wax tarts.

Common Candle Making Questions For Making Soy Candles

Since soy wax is so popular among our customers, we wanted to answer some of the most common questions asked about making soy candles.

Common Candle Making Questions: What is the Best Temperature to Pour Soy Wax?Common Candle Making Questions: What is the Best Temperature to Pour Soy Wax?

This temperature depends on the type of soy wax being used. We recommend pouring our 100% soy wax at 110 degrees Fahrenheit. For the Golden Brands 444 or Golden Brands 464, we suggest pouring at 135 degrees Fahrenheit

Common Candle Making Questions: What is the Best Temperature to Add Fragrance to Soy Wax?

For heavier fragrance oils with high flash points, we recommend adding the scented oil at 185 degrees Fahrenheit. However, lighter fragrances with lower flash points, Ike citrus scents, would be added around 160 degrees Fahrenheit

Common Candle Making Questions: Which Wick is Best for Soy Candles?

Many customers perfer to use a cotton wick for their soy candles. We have two types of cotton wicks available, which are HTP and CD candle wicks.

Common Candle Making Questions: How Do You Make Soy Wax Melts?

Although we don’t carry soy wax in a pillar form for melts, you can still create soy wax melts with container wax. Often, customers will use individual portion cups to package wax melts like these, which can be used to squeeze the wax into the wax burner. This is because it is softer than pillar wax and is difficult to get out of clamshells. However, this wax will not hold the shape from a mold. In fact, it will get stuck in your mold and be difficult to clean.  Another option when making wax melts with a container wax is to add stearic acid to the wax to harden it.

Common Candle Making Questions About Candle Fragrance

Fragrance is important for creating great scented candles, so its important to know how to get your scented candle oil to work for you!

Common Candle Making Questions: Why Don’t My Candles Have a Good Scent Throw?

This issue could have a few different possible causes. First, you may not have added enough fragrance, which should be 1 oz. per pound on average. However, Natures Garden waxes will allow you to add up to 10% in most cases.  Also, your candle may have a clogged wick. This could be due to adding too much fragrance, vybar, or another additive. Also, additives like mica and crayons will clog your wick.

Another possibility is the type of wax you are using. A wax like paraffin will have a better scent throw than soy waxes. Finally, it is possible that you have the wrong size wick. If you wick is too small, then the flame will not be hot enough to get the aroma into the air. On the other hand, a wick that is too large will burn the scent oil before it can be released into the air.

Common Candle Making Questions: What is Vybar Used for in Candle Making?Common Candle Making Questions: What is Vybar Used for in Candle Making?

If you have a poor scent throw and you have tried trouble shooting, then you may want to use vybar. The vybar can be used to increase scent throw by adding some amount between a fourth and a half teaspoon per pound of wax. Just be cautious not to add too much or it can clog your wick and reduce your scent throw. We suggest using Vybar 103 for pillar candles and Vybar 206 for container candles.

Common Candle Making Questions: Why Is Fragrance Oil Settling to the Bottom of the Candle?

If you notice that fragrance is settling at either the top or bottom of your candle, then there could be a few reasons to explain it. First, you’ve added too much fragrance oil. Another option is that the wax you are using isn’t porous enough and you may need a more porous wax. Along with this idea, waxes that have been burned or heated too much may reduce in their ability to hold fragrance.  Finally, you may have not stirred enough to fully incorporate the fragrance oil.

Common Candle Making Questions: Can You Use Essential Oils in a Wax Warmer?Common Candle Making Questions: Can You Use Essential Oils in a Wax Warmer?

While some essential oils can be used in wax warmers, it can be a bit tricky. You need to make sure that they are diluted with either a carrier oil or DPG. Additionally, some essential oils have flashpoints that are too low for a wax warmer. So, you will want to do some testing with the essential oils that you choose.

Common Candle Making Questions About Candle Wicks

Choosing the right wick is another important part of candle making. Otherwise, your candle might not be as effective as it could be.

Common Candle Making Questions: Why is My Candle Wick Drowning Out?Common Candle Making Questions: Why is My Candle Wick Drowning Out?

This could be due to either a small wick or a high candle. First, the wick you used may be too small for a candle of this diameter, which you can use our Candle Wick Chart for reference. Also, your wick could be drowning if you poured your candle wax up too high. You should stop pouring before the wax passes the part of the candle jar that changes shape and begins to curve for the lip.

Common Candle Making Questions: Why Isn’t My Candle Wax Not Burning Evenly All of the Way Down?

Uneven burning could be due to either the wax or the wick. First, the wick may be too small for your candle’s size. Also, the wax that you chose could be too hard. While you could use a softer wax instead, you could also switch to a hotter wick.

Common Candle Making Questions About General Candle Making

Lastly, we have some general questions about making candles that could be useful for crafting perfect candles.

Common Candle Making Questions: Sometimes I Follow All Recommendations and I Still Can’t Seem to Get it Right. Why is That?

There are many factors that can influence the outcome of your homemade candles. First, fragrance oils can impact a candle, as thicker scented oils require you to wick up to get a hotter burn. Also, the room temperature can effect your candles. If the room is too cold, then you can have more issues with glass adhesion and frosting because your candle will setup very quickly.

Additionally, you could have an issue where the scent doesn’t smell as strong because you are used to it. When you are around a scent for too long, your nose will adjust and you won’t notice it as much. If this happens to you, then don’t worry too much just take a break from the scent for awhile and your nose will recognize it again after a long enough break.

Common Candle Making Questions: Why are My Layers Bleeding in my Candle?

This color issue could have one of a few different causes. First, the layers were too hot. If you don’t wait long enough or pour your wax too soon, then the layers can melt one another and start to run into one another. Also, it could be due to over saturating your candle with fragrance, as the extra scented oil will blend with colorant and bring the color with it as it seeps out of the candle.

Common Candle Making Questions: Can I Use Mica in Candles?Common Candle Making Questions: Can I Use Mica in Candles?

We recommend that you don’t mix mica into the candle itself, because it will clog the wick. But, you can use mica to decorate the outside of pillar candles! After your pillar is created you can then, use the mica on the outer portion of your candle. This shimmery mixture can be used to provide a beautiful sparkle on the outside of your candles.

Common Candle Making Questions: Can Mica be used in Wax Melts?

Sure! Since we don’t have to worry about clogging the wick, you can mix it straight into the candle wax.

 

Common Candle Making Questions: How Do I Get Rid of the Air Bubbles in My Candles?

There are a few reasons why air bubbles could get trapped in your candles, which include water exposure and pouring at a cooler temperature. So, how do you prevent air bubble in a homemade candle? First, keep water away from your work station. Also, you can try pouring your wax at a hotter temperature. Further, pour your candle wax slowly and make sure to stop before you hit pour point where your jar begins to change shape. 

Common Candle Making Questions: Can You Melt Old Candles to Make New Ones?Common Candle Making Questions: Can You Melt Old Candles to Make New Ones?

We don’t recommend re-purposing old candles to make new ones. While this may seem like a create idea to take all you half used candles and make a new one, the scent is a big concern in this case. If these candles are scented, then they will already contain fragrance oil. Once you melt your old candles, the scent may fade, but many of the wax particles are still holding on to some of the scent oil. This means that you won’t be able to add enough fragrance oil without over saturating your candle. Since the candle already is holding scent, this extra fragrance will seep out and sit on the top of your candle, which is dangerous and can result in a flame that is too large.

Common Candle Making Questions: Reach Out to UsCommon Candle Making Questions: Reach Out to Us

Hopefully, we were able to get some of your more pressing questions answered. If you have any more questions or concerns about making your own candles, then please reach out to us. We are always happy to help! You can stop by the store, give us a call, or talk to us on social media. If you want to find us online, we have a Natures Garden Facebook page, Twitter (@ngscents), and Instagram (@ngscents). Good luck and have fun with candle making!