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Nov
02

Soap Recipes for Christmas


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Soap Recipes for ChristmasSoap Recipes for Christmas

Of course, there are many fun cosmetic recipes that you can create for Christmas. One fun bath and body recipe that is perfect for the holidays is homemade soap making. Not only do you get to enjoy the pretty, festive appearance of these soaps, but you can share these cute soaps with any guests you have over for the holidays. This allows you to have a beautifully decorated home and be a fun host, too! So, you will be sure to love these fantastic soap recipes for Christmas! Not only can you use these free soapmaking tutorials from Natures Garden, but you can use our wholesale soap making supplies to create these fun scented soap recipes. If you want to try out some of these soap making recipes, then check out some of the cosmetic recipes we have in this cosmetic beauty blog.

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Christmas Confetti Soap RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Christmas Confetti Soap Recipe

The first fun Christmas soap recipe that we have for you can create is the adorable Christmas Confetti Soap Recipe! This scented soap recipe uses wholesale melt and pour soap with cosmetic colorants in fun Christmas colors. Not only does this cosmetic recipe look fun and festive, but this soap is scented with our scrumptious Fruitcake Fragrance Oil. This cheerful fragrance oil has notes of candied fruit and sweet bakery goodness. So, this fun Christmas soap recipe is great for the holidays with the perfect Christmas colors and a festive fruitcake holiday scent!

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Frankincense and Myrrh Soap RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Frankincense and Myrrh Soap Recipe

Another great soap making recipe that you can create for this lovely holiday is the Frankincense and Myrrh Soap Recipe. This scented soap recipe was inspired by the wonderful gifts brought by the three wise men to new born baby Jesus. These gifts were of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Of course, we included the Frankincense & Myrrh Fragrance Oil, which has notes of olibanum, myrrh, patchouli, herbaceous woodsy pine, sheer musk, vanilla, and floral lilac. So, you can use this inspiring soap to decorate your home, cleanse your skin, and provide an inspiring holiday scent. There are so many reasons to try out this soap recipe, so try creating this fantastic soap making recipe.

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Gumdrop Melt and Pour Soap RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Gumdrop Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

Also, you can use our Gumdrop Melt and Pour Soap Recipe to decorate your home for the holidays. The best part of these sweet, sugary soaps is that they both look and smell just like yummy gumdrops! In fact, these guest soaps are scented with our Goodie Goodie Gumdrops Fragrance Oil. So, your melt and pour soaps will have the tasty aroma of holiday spiced gumdrops with an irresistible twist. These fragrance notes are of cinnamon, clove, eucalyptus, rose, cassis, nutmeg, and woods. So, you can use these cute little cosmetic candies as decoration as well as guest soaps for your holiday parties.

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Christmas Bath Cookies RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Christmas Bath Cookies Recipe

Another great cosmetic soap recipe that you can make is the Christmas Bath Cookies Recipe. This fantastic bath and body recipe is perfect for cleaning your body. Further, this soap recipe can be used to soak in the tub with the wholesale cosmetic ingredients. Plus, the scrumptious aroma of the Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil is perfect for scenting this cleansing bath cookie recipe. So, your bath and body recipe will have scrumptious notes of a freshly-baked, buttery Christmas cookie with sweet vanilla, buttercream frosting. So, this is another irresistible scent for making a soap recipe that you can create this winter season.

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Mistletoe Cold Process Soap RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Mistletoe Cold Process Soap Recipe

Anyone that is looking for an elegant cold process soap recipe may be interested in trying out our Mistletoe Cold Process Soap Recipe. First of all, this fun cp soap recipe is topped with a gorgeous mistletoe design. This design creates a simple soap recipe that is perfect for decorating your home this Christmas. Furthermore, this soap making recipe uses the lovely Mistletoe & Ivy Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is a sensual blend of cedar leaf, Siberian fir, English holly, holiday mistletoe, cooling camphor, trailing ivy, sandalwood, vetiver, and frosted musk. So, this scented soap has the perfect mistletoe scent for you to use this Christmas. Not only does this cp soap recipe have the perfect scent, but this recipe creates soap that is perfect for decorating your home. So, try out this cosmetic soap making recipe!

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Peppered Poppy Seed Cold Process Soap RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Peppered Poppy Seed Cold Process Soap Recipe

Another fun soap making recipe that you can create is our Peppered Poppy Seed Cold Process Soap Recipe. First of all, this fun soap recipe uses a variety of conditioning cosmetic oils. Not only does this scented soap condition your skin, but it cleanses as well. Plus, this pretty flower shaped soap uses poppy seeds to decorate and lightly exfoliate your skin. Additionally, this fun cold process soap recipe uses the lovely Peppered Poppies Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has notes of pomegranate and orange that lead way to the spicy heart of cherry blossoms dusted in a sinfully exotic blend of cinnamon, cardamom and cocoa for an unexpected twist. So, this is a fantastic scented soap to decorate, exfoliate, cleanse, and provide a lovely scent.

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Peppermint Fluff Soap RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Peppermint Fluff Soap Recipe

Plus, you can create the adorable Peppermint Fluff Soap Recipe for the holidays. One of the best parts of this scented soap recipe is that it looks like a gorgeous swirled peppermint. This makes the finished soap perfect as a fun, Christmas decoration. Further, this scented soap uses the sweet and scrumptious scent of our Peppermint Fluff Fragrance Oil. This wholesale fragrance oil has the aroma of fresh, true peppermint essential oil. This fantastic peppermint scent is supported by notes of huckleberries, hints of violet, white floral notes, and a creamy base of delicious vanilla marshmallow. So, this melt and pour soap recipe is perfect for the holidays as both looks and smells like a delicious peppermint candy!

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Sour Watermelon Sugar Scrub Cubes RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Sour Watermelon Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe

Another fun soap recipe that you can create this winter is the Sour Watermelon Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe. One of the best parts of this scented soap recipe is that each of these soap cubes can be used as an individual guest soap. Plus, this bath and body recipe includes wholesale soap packaging. You can use this cosmetic packaging to store your soap or just as a soap mold for creating these cute soap cubes. Also, this scented soap uses the bright Christmas red color with wholesale poppy seeds to exfoliate your skin. Further, this soap recipe is scented with our scrumptious Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil. This fragrance has notes of sweet and sour mandarin oranges, pineapples, and wild watermelon. So, this deliciously scented soap will have you smelling sweeter than a cherry Christmas elf.

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Rustic Tree Trunk Soap RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Rustic Tree Trunk Soap Recipe

Another fun and creative soap recipe that you can create this season is the Rustic Tree Trunk Soap Recipe. This scented soap recipe uses some Press’n Seal plastic wrap to create an authentic texture of a tree on the outside of this soap. Then, this soap making recipe will have you use a round soap mold to look more like a piece of firewood fresh from a tree.

Further, this creative soap recipe uses our Cracklin Birch Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has top notes of bergamot, orange, and lemon. These scrumptious citrus notes are followed by middle notes of geranium, lily, and rose and base notes of patchouli, vetiver, and tonka beans. The combination of this lovely, woodsy scent and the appearance of this soap is reminiscent of freshly chopped firewood on a crisp winter day. So, this would be a perfect scented soap recipe to create for the holidays!

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Snowball Soap RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Snowball Soap Recipe

Additionally, you can create the beautiful Snowball Soap Recipe for Christmas time. First of all, the pretty snowball soap recipe is naturally scented. In fact, this scented soap uses two wholesale essential oils to create a gorgeous aroma. The blend of refreshing Peppermint Essential Oil and tranquil Lavandin Grosso Pure Essential Oil is perfect for creating a gorgeous scented soap. In fact, some people say that this blend of scents is similar to the Jack Frost Fragrance Oil.

Not only does this scented soap smell wonderful, but this soap recipe looks adorable, too. The base of this soap recipe is a winter blue color with two snowballs decorating it. Finally, the scented soap recipe is topped with fluffy whipped soap and pretty snowflake molds. Whether you want to decorate your home and add some cheer to your bathroom or clean your hands with a lovely aroma, this scented soap is perfect for you to create for the holidays.

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Play Dough Soap RecipeSoap Recipes for Christmas: Play Dough Soap Recipe

Lastly, you can create the fun Play Dough Soap Recipe. This bath and body recipe will help you to create a melt and pour soap that can be molded, shaped, and enjoyed. So, this is a great soap recipe for a fun family friendly experience this Christmas. Not only is this recipe fun to play with, but this homemade play dough recipe uses soap. So, this cosmetic recipe is both fun and easy  to get clean after playing!

Further, this scented play dough soap uses the Doodle Bug Fragrance Oil.  This fun scented soap will provide you with a scrumptious blend of cream soda, fresh watermelon slices, hubba bubba bubblegum, with a hint of newborn baby. Not only is this scented soap fun to play with, but it smells delicious! So, this is a great recipe to create for the kids of your family this Christmas as this is a perfect soap recipe for kids to play and even use to help clean up after playing!

Soap Recipes for Christmas: More Fun Christmas Activities

Not only can you make all kinds of fun, decorative Christmas soaps with our cosmetic recipes, but there are other fun holiday crafts that you can make, as well! If you are looking for even more fun ways to create Christmas crafts and enjoy this cheerful holiday season, then you should check out 30 Fun Christmas Activities for Kids (That You’ll Get a Kick Out of, Too) from Redbook website. These fun family crafts are even more fun ways to celebrate this family fun holiday. So, enjoy making some of these fun holiday crafts, some scented soap recipes, and clean up with your freshly made soap afterward!

Soap Recipes for Christmas: Reach Out to UsSoap Recipes for Christmas: Reach Out to Us

We hope you enjoyed these fun soap recipes and you can check out even more fun soap recipes, like our melt and pour soap recipes and cold process soap recipes. Also, you can ask us questions about any of these soap making recipes. If you have any more questions about these soap recipes, then feel free to reach out to us at Natures Garden. You can reach out to us on our HUG line, in the store, or online. First, you can use our Facebook platform to reach out to us. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. These social media platforms are a perfect place to ask us your questions as well as share your ideas and creations. So, we wish you the best with your cosmetic recipes and hope to hear from you soon!

Apr
10

14 Ways To Use Arrowroot Powder


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14 Ways To Use Arrowroot Powder14 Ways To Use Arrowroot Powder

Arrowroot Powder is one of the most versatile products in the market today. It can be used in anything from cooking to all types of bath products, such as, soap, bath bombs, cosmetics,deodorants, lotions and even in cleaning products.  The list of possibilities are endless. Below, we have 14 ways to use arrowroot powder. We hope you are able to be inspired to create some fun, and even some natural products to add to you line of products or even for just your personal use. Before we get started though, let’s talk a little about where Arrowroot Powder comes from and what exactly Arrowroot is.

 

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: How It's Made14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: How It’s Made

Maranta arundinacea, or more commonly known as arrowroot, dates back to more than 7,000 years ago,  when this powder was first discovered as being used in food by the Caribbean Arawak people. This plant is native to tropical areas such as, western Brazil and Guyana. However, this multi functional root is cultivated in such countries such as, Australia, South Africa and the West Indies.

The powder itself comes from the rhizomes, or the roots, of the plant. The roots are first washed, and then cleaned of the paper-like scales. The scales must be carefully removed before extracting the starch because they impart a disagreeable flavor. Once the scales are completely removed, the roots are washed again, drained and reduced to a pulp by beating them in mortars or grinding them with a wheel rasp. The milky liquid that is obtained is then passed through a coarse cloth. The pure starch, which is insoluble, is allowed to settle at the bottom. The wet starch is then dried in the sun or in a drying house. The result is a starchy powder, ready to be packed in airtight containers and shipped.

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Arrowroot Uses14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Arrowroot Uses

Arrowroot Powder can be used in everything from cooking, cosmetics to even medicinal uses. Arrowroot is starchy and makes a wonderful natural, thickening alternative to flour or cornstarch. This powder is fat free, gluten free, and low in salt. You can treat sunburns, blemishes and rashes with arrowroot. When used in cosmetics, bath and body products, it works as a thickening agent. It is also good at absorbing moisture and aids in keeping your skin dry.

 

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Pink Lemonade Scrub Recipe14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Pink Lemonade Scrub Recipe

Our first recipe using arrowroot is our Pink Lemonade Scrub. Scrubs are incredibly popular nowadays.  Salt or sugar, pumice or black walnut hulls, scrubs are an easy way to help slough away dead skin cells without being harsh on your skin. This recipe is not only fresh and colorful, it’s full of skin softening ingredients. Sugar is the main ingredient and we all generally have sugar in our house. Cocoa butter, Sunflower Oil, Vitamin E and Arrowroot Powder are just a few. The scent inspiration for this scrub was our Raspberry Lemonade fragrance oil that smells true to its name. Tart lemons, raspberries and sugar.

 

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Activated Charcoal Scrub Recipe14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Activated Charcoal Scrub Recipe

Another skin care product that is all the rage these days is charcoal. Charcoal is awesomely natural at detoxifying and exfoliating the skin. There are so many products out in the market using charcoal in masks, nose strips and scrubs, but it’s easy to make your own! Our Activated Charcoal Scrub is a definite in the natural department. The skin loving ingredients include, shea and mango butter, macadamia nut oil, coconut oil, activated charcoal and of course, arrowroot powder to help bind it all together. We chose our Black Linen & Amber fragrance oil. This scent is a unisex blend of crisp cotton, white blossoms with undertones of musk, amber and patchouli. A very deep, sexy fragrance.

 

12 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Shaving Soap For Sensitive Skin14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Shaving Soap For Sensitive Skin

I love shaving soap. It lasts so much longer than the shaving cream you get in a can. It is super easy to make and with 3 bars, you will have shaving soap for a while. This Shaving Soap For Sensitive Skin uses our Shea Butter Melt and Pour soap. There are no detergents or SLS in this soap which makes it perfect for those that have skin that will easily break out. We used arrowroot powder that will help leave your skin soft, smooth and hydrated. We used a simple fragrance oil for this soap. Our Natural Vanilla Infusion (35 fold) oil. Smells yummy and natural. Perfect for such a simple recipe.

 

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe

Our next recipe is a sugar scrub that uses brown sugar instead of the usual white sugar. No matter! You get the same exfoliating benefits with this Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub just the same as you would with the white. We have used Shea and cocoa butters, Jojoba Oil, Grapeseed and Coconut Oil, and some Vitamin E. We used our arrowroot powder to help give this scrub a thickened consistency, but my favorite part is the Vanilla Powder that we used. This powder is the yummiest smelling vanilla you can have!  To double the vanilla impact, we chose our Vanilla Extract fragrance oil that smells exactly like the kind used in baking. Crisp, vanilla with a soft touch of tang to it.

 

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Fizzy Milk Bath Recipe14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Fizzy Milk Bath Recipe

Did you know milk is actually good for your skin? Not just for drinking, but for soaking in? It softens, hydrates, and can soothe irritated skin. This Fizzy Milk Bath is perfect to soak in after a long, hard day at work. We have combined powdered milk, arrowroot powder,  baking soda, and citric acid (for the fizz). In addition, we have added chamomile flowers and lavender flowers. Their fragrance is very calming and relaxing to the soul. The fragrance oil we chose is a popular one here at Nature’s Garden. NG Baby Bee Buttermilk Type. A soft, fruity sweet fragrance that is a duplication of Burt’s Baby Bee Buttermilk Lotion.

 

14 Ways To Use Arrowroot Powder: Play Dough Soap Recipe14 Ways To Use Arrowroot Powder: Play Dough Soap Recipe

Our Play Dough Soap recipe is a definite must for the kids, and they can even help you make it! We used our Diamond Clear melt and pour soap base, vegetable glycerin (which helps make the soap more pliable and workable) arrowroot powder to help as a binder and of course our FUN Soap colorants. You can use any color you wish! The fragrance oil we chose was our Doodle Bug fragrance oil. A fun, fresh scent of orange, peach, cream soda, bubblegum and a touch of vanilla! Smells just like a child should smell like!

 

14 Ways To Use Arrowroot Powder: Natural Baby Powder Recipe14 Ways To Use Arrowroot Powder: Natural Baby Powder Recipe

Powder is an excellent way to help absorb moisture and to protect the skin from rashes and irritation. Babies especially! Their bottoms are at a constant risk of wetness and irritation. A sprinkle of our Natural Baby Powder is the perfect preventative solution to this. Using simple, natural ingredients is all it takes to make powder. Arrowroot, Lavender Powder,and Chamomile Powder is the perfect protection for your baby’s bottom. With a touch of our Baby Powder fragrance oil, they will be smelling fresh, sweet and clean! Not only that, but the scent of lavender and chamomile are calming in themselves. A nice way to add a bit of aromatherapy to the equation!

 

14 Ways To Use Arrowroot Powder: Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrub14 Ways To Use Arrowroot Powder: Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrub

These fun Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrubs are perfect for the summer time! We chose to color these sugar scrubs naturally with Beet Root Powder and Spinach Leaf Powder. Both powders are not only perfect for natural coloring, but they have skin healthy properties also.  and since we used our Watermelon Fragrance Oil, they will smell good enough to eat! We suggest you don’t though. This scrub may have sugar in it, but it’s still not edible. We have used some moisture rich ingredients such as Cocoa and Shea butter, Apricot Oil, Jojoba and Vitamin E, our Arrowroot Powder to help thicken up the whole thing.

 

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Natural Beet Blush Recipe14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Natural Beet Blush Recipe

Making your own cosmetics is not as hard as you think it can be. Most times, we think that there are just certain things you have to buy in stores. In reality, the makeup we buy is usually made with things that are easily obtainable. Our Natural Beet Blush is a perfect example. This recipe is made with 4 simple, all natural ingredients! Beet Root powder, arrowroot, vegetable glycerin and a touch of Diamond Dust for sparkle. Not only do you have a makeup that you can proudly say you made yourself, but a makeup that is skin-safe, but also economical in the long run.

 

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Natural Lavender Vanilla Powder Recipe14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Natural Lavender Vanilla Powder Recipe

Here’s a nice and light Natural Lavender Vanilla Powder that is incredibly quick and easy to make. Made with 3 ingredients, Vanilla Powder (the yummiest smell in the world!), arrowroot powder and Lavender 40/42 essential oil. Whip some powder up and use it anytime you want to feel fresh and dry. Arrowroot is a perfect for moisture absorption and you will be smelling sweet from the vanilla powder and lavender.

 

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Rose Lotion Recipe14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Rose Lotion Recipe

Lotion can seem like an intimidating thing to try and make. However, our Rose Lotion is very easy to make and the end product is a luxurious, smooth and creamy lotion that absorbs quickly and leaves your skin feel soft and moisturized. This recipe incorporates, cocoa butter, vitamin E, meadowfoam seed oil and coconut oil. Those are just a few, and they are amazing for your skin! Of course we have used arrowroot powder to help thicken it all up to help give it that thick and rich consistency! We also have used an infused rose water to give this lotion a little extra moisturizing component and fragrance. We used our very popular Fresh Cut Roses fragrance oil to put this lotion over the top.

 

12 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Vanilla Rose Sugar Scrub Recipe14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Vanilla Rose Sugar Scrub Recipe

This  Vanilla Rose Sugar Scrub would be a wonderful companion to our above recipe, Rose Lotion. Made with an infused rose oil, cocoa butter, apricot oil, sweet almond oil and of course, sugar,  to just name a few of the ingredients! We also incorporated Arrowroot Powder to help give it a thick, emulsified consistency. We used our Fresh Cut Roses fragrance oil and our Vanilla Bean Fragrance oil to give this scrub a sweet, yet fresh scent. Your skin will feel super soft, silky and moisturized with just one use. 

 

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Natural Window Cleaner Recipe14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Natural Window Cleaner Recipe

I know we all love natural products. Whether we use them on or bodies, consume them or even use them in our homes. We have a wonderful recipe for a Natural Window Cleaner that believe it or not, uses arrowroot powder. I told you this stuff can be used in anything! Quick, simple and definitely economical. Three words everybody loves to hear! This recipe is made with vinegar which helps with the removal of dirt and the arrowroot powder that gives your windows an incredible shine! Unlike all of our other recipes, we do suggest not adding fragrance oil.

14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Raspberry Zinger Bath Fizzies14 Ways to Use Arrowroot Powder: Raspberry Zinger Bath Fizzies

These Raspberry Zinger Bath Fizzies are a fun, sweet smelling way to bribe your kids to take a bath! Made like most of your bath bombs, bath fizzies use baking soda and citric acid. We also used some dead sea salt and  Arrowroot powder that helps bind everything together. All these ingredients combined will leave your skin soft and smooth. Our fragrance oil is what inspired this recipe. Raspberry Zinger fragrance oil smells just like the Hostess Raspberry Cream Filled Zinger! Raspberries, buttercream and a touch of coconut. Mmmmm! Yummy and sweet!

 

That’s the end,14 Ways To Use Arrowroot Powder! This is a wonderfully, economical way to help give your soaps, lotions, household cleaners and powders an excellent added benefit! From thickening up a lotion, to binding together and absorbing moisture, this starchy, fine powder is a wonderful tool to utilize in the bath and body world! We hope you enjoyed reading about this powder and the ways that it can be used to create some fun, easy and practical products for use in everyday life!