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26

Crafts for Valentines Day


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Crafts for Valentines DayCrafts for Valentines Day

Creating a unique and homemade craft as a gift for Valentines Day is one great way to show someone that you love them. At Natures Garden we have wholesale supplies and free crafts recipes that you can use to create some special gifts. Whether you want to create a room scent recipe or a cosmetic recipe, we have some great gift ideas that you can use to create a perfect present. So, check out these crafts for Valentines day to find the perfect gift idea for your Valentine!

Crafts for Valentines Day: Valentines Day Candle RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Valentines Day Candle Recipe

One lovely scented craft that you can create for this holiday is our Valentines Day Candle Recipe. Of course, this scented candle recipe looks cute and is perfect for this lovely holiday. Not only is this candle covered in tiny hearts, but this recipe uses the scrumptious aroma of our Chocolate Covered Cherries Fragrance Oil. So, you can enjoy the appearance along with the aroma of sweet maraschino cherries smothered in milk chocolate. Altogether, this homemade candle recipe would be a perfect Valentine’s Day gift.

Crafts for Valentines Day: Chocolate Foaming Body Frosting RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Chocolate Foaming Body Frosting Recipe

Another great homemade craft that you can create for Valentines Day is the Chocolate Foaming Body Frosting Recipe. First, this skin nourishing bath and body recipe can be used to cleanse and condition your skin. Further, this bath recipe will provide you with a scrumptious aroma of chocolate due to cocoa powder and the Creamy Chocolate Cupcake Fragrance Oil. So, you can use this cosmetic recipe to create a scrumptious gift that will pamper you from head to toe.

Crafts for Valentines Day: Solid Sugar Scrub RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Solid Sugar Scrub Recipe

Also, you can use our cute Solid Sugar Scrub Recipe to create a great recipe for Valentines Day. These cute little sugar scrub hearts are perfect for decorating your home or giving as a gift. Not only is this soap scrub recipe adorable, but this bath and body recipe is wonderful for cleansing. First, the sugar will exfoliate the dead skin and grime from your body. Plus, this sugar scrub recipe will clean your skin as the recipe includes melt and pour soap.

Crafts for Valentines Day: Scented Valentine Glitter Shoes RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Scented Valentine Glitter Shoes Recipe

The Scented Valentine Glitter Shoes Recipe is a fun, unique idea for Valentines Day. These gorgeous high heeled shoes would be perfect for decorating for Valentine’s Day. Of course, these cute shoes could be used as a fun Valentine’s Day present! Not only are these shoes covered in the shimmer and shine of red glitter, but this homemade recipe is scented as well. This fun scented recipe combines glitter, cute shoes, and the spicy Red Hot Cinnamon Fragrance Oil. So, you can enjoy this fun craft to enjoy a spicy hot cinnamon scent and a pair of glamorous shoes.

Crafts for Valentines Day: Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm Recipe

I don’t know about you, but my Valentine’s Day just isn’t right without having a few chocolate covered strawberries. So, the Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm Recipe would make perfect sense to create for the holiday of love. This scrumptious lip balm recipe uses both real dark chocolate and the delicious Strawberry Sorbet Flavoring Oil to create this irresistible lip care recipe.  These two absolutely scrumptious flavors are layered in one cosmetic recipe to create a lip balm that is both cute and delicious!

Crafts for Valentines Day: Valentine's Day Bouquet RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Valentine’s Day Bouquet Recipe

Of course, our Valentine’s Day Bouquet Recipe could be created to celebrate during this holiday of love.  This unique scented recipe uses both air freshening products and mp soap to create a diverse bouquet that is perfect for Valentine’s Day. This craft recipe combines scented roses, aroma bead ornaments, and scented soap to create a gorgeous bouquet that you can give as a scrumptiously scented gift and decorate for Valentine’s Day. Plus, this recipe will provide you with real melt and pour soap that you can use!

Crafts for Valentines Day: Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcake Soap RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcake Soap Recipe

Many women adore the chocolate and Valentines Day is a perfect Day to have it! So, you can use our delicious Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcake Soap Recipe. These adorable soap cupcakes are a fantastic bath and body product that you can give your loved one. First, these scented soaps look cute and have an aroma of a true Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcake Fragrance Oil. Plus, these homemade soaps include yogurt melt and pour soap, which will cleanse and nourish your skin.

Crafts for Valentines Day: Valentine's Day Scented Rocks RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Valentine’s Day Scented Rocks Recipe

Also, you can make your very own Valentine’s Day Scented Rocks Recipe. Not only will this recipe provide you with a decoration, but these fake rocks have a lovely aroma. These scented rocks include the aroma of Sinfully Hot Fragrance Oil, which had a strong blend of cinnamon, warm wood, and sweet amber. So, you can fill a pretty container with these lovely rocks and create a centerpiece that smells delightful!

Crafts for Valentines Day: Cherry Chocolate Soap RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Cherry Chocolate Soap Recipe

The delicious Cherry Chocolate Soap Recipe is another fantastic bath and body recipe that is perfect for Valentines Day. This scrumptious recipe is perfect for making soaps that look like desserts! Not only does this melt and pour soap recipe look adorable, but the soap smells great too. Our soap recipe uses a blend of the scrumptious Cherry Fragrance Oil with the true aroma of the cocoa powder wholesale herb. Plus, this craft recipe is cleansing due to the mp soap. So, this soap recipe would be another great gift idea for this upcoming holiday.

Crafts for Valentines Day: Metallic Kiss Soap RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Metallic Kiss Soap Recipe

Another cute Valentines gift diy is our Metallic Kiss Soap Recipe. Of course, this mp soap recipe uses the scrumptious aroma of our You Sexy Thing You Fragrance Oil, which has the aroma of an exotic, floral fantasy temptation. Plus, we provide you with color suggestions for several different gorgeous colors. Plus, these pretty lip soaps will use shimmery mica powder to add a pretty sparkle. This allows you to create full bars of adorable soap that is the perfect color and a scrumptious aroma. So, this year give your Valentine they can enjoy even when you’re gone with this cute soap recipe!

Crafts for Valentines Day: Valentines Day Cupcake Candle RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Valentines Day Cupcake Candle Recipe

Also, you can create the Valentines Day Cupcake Candle Recipe as a sweet gift for your Valentine. This sweet scented candle looks like a heart shaped cupcake. Plus, this cute Valentines Day candle uses the scrumptious scent of our Cinnamon Yum Yums Fragrance Oil. So, these homemade candles will have a scrumptious bakery aroma with notes of spice, sweet middle notes, and a base of vanilla blended with a rich nutty accord. So, this cute wax recipe is perfect as a Valentines gift idea that has a perfect aroma and appearance!

Crafts for Valentines Day: Chocolate Bath Butter Scrub RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Chocolate Bath Butter Scrub Recipe

The Chocolate Bath Butter Scrub Recipe is a scrumptious bath and body recipe that would be great for Valentines Day. First, this scented cosmetic recipe uses the cleansing whipped soap base and conditioning cosmetic ingredients. Plus, this recipe includes Epsom salt that can be used to both exfoliate and soak sore muscles. Furthermore, this scrumptious bath recipe includes the aroma of our delicious Better than Sex Cake Fragrance Oil. So, you will be sure to enjoy the aroma of scrumptious chocolate cake with the skincare properties of this recipe!

Crafts for Valentines Day: Mulberry Love Air Freshener RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Mulberry Love Air Freshener Recipe

If you want to give your loved one a cute Valentine gift that smells great, then the Mulberry Love Air Freshener Recipe is a good gift idea for you. Of course, this aroma bead ornament is a perfect Valentines shape, as it is a heart. This cute red heart is scented with the sweet aroma of our Mulberry Fragrance Oil. Further, you can even switch out this wholesale fragrance oil with your Valentine’s favorite scent. So, you can give your loved one a fantastic room scent recipe that will fill their home with a scrumptious aroma.

Crafts for Valentines Day: Sexy Edible Massage Bar RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Sexy Edible Massage Bar Recipe

If you are looking for a Valentines Day gift that is a bit more romantic, then you may want to check out the Sexy Edible Massage Bar Recipe. This homemade lotion bar is perfect for providing a massage that conditions the skin as well. Not only is this cosmetic recipe perfect for providing a fantastic massage, but the bar is flavored with dark chocolate and our Black Cherry BOOM Flavor Oil. So, this massage bar is a great Valentines Day gift that you both can enjoy!

Crafts for Valentines Day: Sensual Massage Oil RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Sensual Massage Oil Recipe

Another romantic idea that you can use for Valentines Day is our Sensual Massage Oil Recipe. This cosmetic recipe uses cosmetic oils and essential oils to create a fantastic massage oil. Plus, this bath and body recipe includes the lovely wholesale lavender flowers herb. This herb combined with the aroma of both lavender flowers essential oil and patchouli essential oil creates a recipe with a fantastic aroma.

Crafts for Valentines Day: Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs Recipe

Our Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs Recipe is a wonder bath recipe that your Valentine will be sure to adore. First, this bath bomb recipe is a cute heart shape with a layer of real rose petals. Plus, this cosmetic recipe uses conditioning cosmetic oils and rose hips powder to care for the skin. Lastly, this lovely bath recipe uses the scrumptious aroma of our Moonlight Tuberose Fragrance Oil, which has the exquisite aroma of Tuberose essential oil. Altogether, this bath and body recipe has all the properties of a fantastic gift!

Crafts for Valentines Day: Chocolate Sugar Scrub RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Chocolate Sugar Scrub Recipe

Since chocolate is a staple of Valentines Day, our Chocolate Sugar Scrub Recipe would be a great idea for a gift this year. This simple and scrumptious body scrub will exfoliate your body with granulated sugar and moisturize with a wholesale cosmetic oil. Plus, this cosmetic recipe will leave a delicious aroma. Not only does this bath and body recipe use real cocoa powder, but this recipe includes Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil. So, this body scrub has all the properties of an irresistible bath recipe.

Crafts for Valentines Day: Kiss of Death Lip Venom RecipeCrafts for Valentines Day: Kiss of Death Lip Venom Recipe

Another possible valentines day gift is the Kiss of Death Lip Venom Recipe. This lip balm recipe is a fantastic recipe that is nourishing and tastes scrumptious. This homemade lip balm uses the conditioning lip balm base and our Kiss of Death FlavoringPlus, this simple lip care recipe includes mica dust powder, which adds a beautiful shimmer and shine to your lip care recipe. So, this scrumptious lip balm recipe is beautiful, moisturizes, and tastes like fruit punch. Of course, this homemade lip balm would be great to add to your Valentines Day gift ideas.

Crafts for Valentines Day: What Valentine’s Day is All About?

You may be surprised to discover that Valentines Day didn’t necessarily start out as a very romantic day. Instead, this day changed over time until it became the holiday of love that we recognized it as today. If you are interested in learning more about the origins of Valentines Day, then check out History’s article on the History of Valentine’s Day. This article talks about the potential pagan origins of this holiday as well as the transformation of this holiday into what we know of today!

Crafts for Valentines Day: Reach Out to UsCrafts for Valentines Day: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have found a homemade craft idea that you can use to create a great gift. If you have any questions about our free recipes, then feel free to reach out to us. We are available on the phone on our HUG line, in the store, and on social media. You can find us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to reach out to us on Twitter and on Instagram. We hope that you enjoy creating these lovely Valentines Day crafts and have a happy Valentines Day!

Jan
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Chocolate Body Butter Recipe


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Chocolate Body Butter RecipeChocolate Body Butter Recipe

Our next creation is a decadent chocolate body butter recipe.  With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, this fabulous chocolate scented body butter recipe is perfect!  Indulge in this chocolate treat without the guilt.  Natures Garden scented this handcrafted body butter with Kickin Cocoa Fragrance Oil.  In addition, we included real cocoa powder to give the body butter a chocolate mousse color.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Ingredients Found at Natures Garden

Cocoa Butter Golden Natural
Mango Butter
Fractionated Coconut Oil
Meadowfoam Seed Oil
VITAMIN E OIL (Tocopherol T-50) Natural
Kickin Cocoa Fragrance Oil
Organic Cocoa Powder
Arrowroot Powder
Disposable Pipettes
4 oz. Clear PET JAR
White Dome Lid Smooth 58/400

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Other Ingredients and Equipment You Will Need

Mixing Bowl
Stainless Steel Spoon
Stovetop
(2) Pots
Hand Mixer
Spatula
Scale

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: A Closer Look at the Ingredients

Before we begin creating our chocolate body butter, let’s look at the ingredients.  Below is a closer look at each butter and oil used to create this recipe.  We will also talk about additional items we will be adding to make the “chocolate” part of our body butter.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Mango Butter

Mango butter is an exotic, luxury oil, which melts on the skin; providing skin softening and moisturizing qualities.  Mango butter is obtained from the kernels of the mango tree.  Mango butter is used in lip balms, lip gloss, soaps, lotions, scrubs, and many other bath and body recipes. It is said to reduce the signs of aging by reducing wrinkle formation.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Cocoa Butter Golden Natural

This particular cocoa butter is not deodorized; meaning that it has a chocolate-like aroma.  Cocoa butter is a very hard, saturated fat. It is considered a luxury butter that is used in lotions, lip balms, lip gloss, scrubs, massage bars, soaps, and other bath and body products.   It is used in conjunction with unsaturated oils like olive oil or castor oil, or with more sticky ingredients such as shea butter and lanolin when making soap.  Using too much cocoa butter in soap will result in a dry, exceptionally hard bar of soap.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Fractionated Coconut Oil

Fractionated coconut oil contains only the medium-chain triglycerides of coconut oil, making it a liquid at relatively low temperatures.  It is a very stable oil.  Fractionated coconut oil has an indefinite shelf life and is a light, non-staining,  non-greasy, colorless oil. It is great for use in massage, toiletries and soap. Natures Garden’s fractionated coconut oil is a great carrier oil for essential oils. In addition, fractionated coconut oil can be used in lotions, lip applications, cosmetics, creams, bath oils, massage oils, bath salts, and soap. Fractionated coconut oil can easily substitute sweet almond oil in recipes.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe:  Meadowfoam Seed Oil

Meadowfoam Seed Oil readily sinks into the skin; not leaving the skin feeling oily.  Meadowfoam Seed Oil helps to repair dry, damaged skin. Due to its high levels of natural antioxidants, meadowfoam oil has a long shelf life and is not prone to rancidity.  Meadowfoam oil is also known for its UV light protection properties, making it a fabulous oil to include in your skincare formulations.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Natural Vitamin E Oil

(Tocopherol T-50)-  The purest form of natural vitamin E available (from plant sources only). This is not tocopherol acetate, the form found in many vitamin E capsules.  Vitamin E is required in most cosmetic formulations in very small amounts  in order to prevent oils from oxidizing.  When fixed oils oxidize, they develop a very rancid smell, and can turn your products brown in color, which will ruin your finished products.  Prevent this from occurring by adding vitamin E to your formulations.  Our vitamin E oil is also heat stable, and is added during the oil phase of your recipes.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Organic Cocoa Powder

Organic cocoa powder is a fabulous addition to your cosmetics and soap recipes.  Cacao beans are rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, E and pantothenic acid.  They are also rich in the following minerals:  magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and potassium.  Cocao beans contain caffeine, which is actually beneficial to the skin.  How does chocolate lip balm sound to you?  Chocolate facial masks?  Yummy!

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Arrowroot Powder

Arrowroot powder is a white, silky powder that is found in most natural body powder recipes and deodorants.  It will give your recipes a silky finish.  Arrowroot is used in cosmetics as a thickener.  Unlike most thickeners, arrowroot has the ability to thicken at room temperature, and at varying ph levels.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Kickin Cocoa Fragrance Oil

Kickin Cocoa fragrance oil by Natures Garden is Gourmet Hot Chocolate with a fancy twist!  Kickin Cocoa scent begins with a top note of rum; middle notes of whipped cream, coconut, and creamy caramel; and base notes of cocoa, coffee, vanilla, and chocolate.  An NG Original Fragrance!

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: The Difference Between A Body Butter, a Cream, and a Lotion

We receive numerous phone call and emails regarding body butters.  However, most often, the question is what is the difference between a body butter and a cream.  So, let’s talk about those differences.

First, let’s look at a body butter.  A true body butter does not typically contain water.  You may also notice that it will often be both thicker and harder.  This is due to the fact that it does not contain water.  While it may feel hard to the touch, you will also notice that your natural body heat will quickly melt the butter.  This is what a body butter is meant to do.

Next, let’s talk about a body cream.  A body cream is similar to a body butter.  However, it isn’t quite the same.  A body cream will contain water.  So, essentially, it is a very thick lotion.  It will not contain as much water as lotion.  Since it contains water, you will need an emulsifier to create.

Finally, we will briefly talk about lotions.  Lotions are similar to creams.  Generally speaking, they contain more water when compared to a cream.  They will not be as heavy as a cream so it will typically absorb into your skin more quickly than a cream.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Total Recipe Weights

78 grams Mango Butter
156 grams Cocoa Butter
102 grams Fractionated Coconut Oil
65 grams Meadowfoam Seed Oil
10 grams Kickin Cocoa Fragrance Oil
10 grams Arrowroot Powder
5 grams Vitamin E Oil
5 grams Organic Cocoa Powder

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe: Prepare Your Oils

We will begin by preparing our oils for our chocolate body butter recipe.  You will need to weigh out 78 grams Mango Butter, 156 grams Cocoa Butter, 102 grams Fractionated Coconut Oil, and 65 grams Meadowfoam Seed Oil.

Now, you will need to create a double boiler.  So, in a large pot, add a few inches of water.  Place your pot over medium heat on your stove top.  Then, in a smaller pot, add your weighed out oils and butters.  Place your smaller pot inside the larger pot on your stove.  Allow your oils and butters to melt slowly.  You will need to stir them occasionally so that they melt evenly and completely.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe:  Adding the Remaining Ingredients

Next, remove the melted butters and oils from the heat.  Then, we will be adding the remaining ingredients.  So, first pour your melted oils and butters into a clean empty bowl.  Then, add 10 grams Arrowroot Powder, 5 grams Vitamin E Oil, and 5 grams Organic Cocoa Powder.  Also, add 10 grams of Natures Garden’s Kickin Cocoa Fragrance Oil.  Finally, stir the ingredients until they are fully blended.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe:  Cooling the Body Butter

The last step before adding the body butter to the jars.  You simply need to allow your body butter to cool.  This can be done one of two ways.  You can either place the bowl in the fridge or you can place your bowl inside a larger bowl filled with ice.  However, as the mixture is cooling, you will want to use a hand mixer to mix the ingredients.  This should be done about every 20 minutes.  You will want to continue to do this until your mixture is no longer fluid.

Chocolate Body Butter Recipe:  Placing the Body Butter in the Jars

Lastly, we will begin placing the body butter in the jars.  You will simply need to scoop the body butter into 4 ounce jars.  Our chocolate body butter recipe will fill a total of 4 jars.  Once you have filled the jars, you can place a white dome lid on top.

If you’re anything like me, after reading this, you will definitely be ready to indulge in a delicious chocolate treat.  So, why not give this chocolate mousse recipe a try.  I found this fabulous chocolaty  treat on Creations by Kara.  It’s a simple three ingredient recipe.  This recipe will be ready in no time!

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