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Aug
17

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe


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Rosemary Bath Bomb RecipeRosemary Bath Bomb Recipe

If you have enjoyed all of our herbal bath bomb recipes recently, then you are in luck as we have another fantastic recipe coming out today! We at Natures Garden have another wonderful bath bomb recipe that includes even more wonderful cosmetic herbs. Our Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe is absolutely perfect for anyone that enjoys creating and using some true, herbal recipes. The cosmetic herb and rosemary fragrance blend to create the perfect aroma. Further, the rosemary herb will help care for the skin. Together the aromatherapy qualities and skin loving properties are perfect for a relaxing time in the bath. So, unwind and nourish your entire body simultaneously as you relax in the bath tub.

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Ingredients Available from Natures Garden

Citric Acid
Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)
Grapeseed Oil
Rosemary Fragrance Oil
Kaolin Clay Powder
Rosemary Leaf Whole
Bath Bomb Molds
8 oz. Clear PET Bullet Bottles
Safety Glasses
White Fine Mist Sprayers 24/410
Safety Gloves
Nature’s Garden Apron
Safety Mask

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Other Needed Ingredients

Witch Hazel (in spray bottle)
Mixing Bowls
Scale
Mixing Spoon

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Total Weights and Amounts

300 grams of the Citric Acid
600 grams of the Baking Soda
18 grams of the Grapeseed Oil
10 grams of the Kaolin Clay Powder
3 grams of the Rosemary Leaf Whole
18 grams of the Rosemary Fragrance Oil

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Rosemary Fragrance OilRosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Rosemary Fragrance Oil

This herbal bath bomb recipe uses our Rosemary Fragrance Oil, which has a perfect scent blend of herbal notes that is refreshing and cooling. This lovely scented oil has a high level of essential oil notes in this high quality aroma. So, this fragrance oil has strong notes of the pure minty evergreen scent that comes with the true scent of real rosemary. Along with the strong herbal scent of rosemary essential oil, this fragrance has notes of camphoraceous eucalyptus. Finally, this aroma is rounded out with notes of coriander. So, these scents blend perfectly to create a fragrance oil that is cool, crisp, and irresistible. So, you are sure to love this fragrance in your bath bomb recipe.

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Clean and Prepare

Before you begin making your cosmetic bath bombs at home, you may want to do a couple of simple preparations. First, you will want to gather all of the bath bomb supplies and equipment that you are going to need. Further, you will want to clean your bath and body equipment, as it ensures that these supplies are ready to use. Second, you will want to clean up an area that you can use to create this cosmetic recipe. Lastly, you may want to prepare a spray bottle of witch hazel to get the ingredients to stick together and hold their shape. Now, you should be ready to create this cosmetic recipe.

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Prepare the Dry IngredientsRosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Prepare the Dry Ingredients

First, you are going to want to start by preparing some of the dry ingredients for this cosmetic recipe. So, grab a medium mixing bowl and the scale. You will need to measure out 300 grams of the Citric Acid and 600 grams of the Baking Soda into the medium mixing bowl. Then, you will want to blend these ingredients together with your gloved hands. Make sure that you break up any of the clumps that you may find in these powders. If these clumps aren’t removed, then you can end up with clumps of ingredients that weren’t properly mixed into the recipe. Once all the clumps are broken up, you can move on to the next step of the process.

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Kaolin Clay PowderRosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Kaolin Clay Powder

Next, you are going to add the cosmetic clay to the mixing bowl of other dry ingredients. So, grab this medium mixing bowl and add in 10 grams of the kaolin clay powder. This cosmetic clay is perfect for all skin types, even those that are considered to be more sensitive.  After, you should be sure to mix this cosmetic clay with the other powdered ingredients. Once these lovely ingredients are dispersed fairly evenly, you can move on to the next step.

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Prepare the Wet Ingredients

In another bowl, you are going to be preparing the wet ingredients for this bath and body recipe. So, grab a clean mixing bowl and weigh out 18 grams of the grapeseed oil. Also, you will need to add 18 grams of the Rosemary Fragrance Oil to the mixing bowl. After you have these cosmetic ingredients in the new mixing bowl, you are ready to move on to the next step of the bath bomb making process.

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Combing the Wet and Dry IngredientsRosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Combing the Wet and Dry Ingredients

Now, you are ready to combine the wet and dry ingredients into one bowl. After you have combined these bath bomb ingredients, you will need to use your gloved hands to thoroughly mix these ingredients together. Once the cosmetic oil and the fragrance oil are evenly mixed with the other cosmetic ingredients wholesale, you will be ready to move on to the next step.

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Cosmetic HerbsRosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Cosmetic Herbs

The last solid ingredient that we need to add is our cosmetic herb wholesale. So, take your current bath bomb mixture and weigh in 3 grams of the whole rosemary leaf. After the rosemary herb is added to the mixture, you will need to use your gloved hands to mix this lovely ingredient into the rest of the ingredients. Afterwards, you will be ready to begin the process of filling up your bath bomb molds!

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying the Mixture with Witch HazelRosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying the Mixture with Witch Hazel

Next, we are ready to spray the mixture with the bottle of witch hazel that you prepared earlier. As you spray your mixture, you will need to mix the ingredients with a gloved hand. Be sure to continue to incorporate the witch hazel into the other ingredients. This will help prevent you from spraying too much into the dough, which can potentially activate the fizzy bath bomb ingredients far too soon. It can be helpful for your to spray slowly to ensure that you don’t accidentally spray too much of the witch hazel. Regardless of the spraying method that you choose, you will need to make sure that you stop spraying once the mixture reaches the right consistency. You will know it it at the right consistency as the mixture will feel like crumbly dough. Once you have a dough of the right consistency, you are ready to fill your bath bomb molds!

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Filling the Bath Bomb MoldsRosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Filling the Bath Bomb Molds

Now that the dough is the correct consistency, you are ready to begin to fill up your bath bomb molds. Since each side of the mold is going to be the same, you will just fill each side of the mold up with your bath bomb mixture. Also, remember to pack the mixture tightly into the bath bomb mold packaging. Packing the mixture in tightly will help make sure that the bath bomb holds its shape and that the ingredients stick together to form the iconic shape or even another fun bath bomb mold shape.

Depending on your personal preference, you can either fill all of the halves for your six bath bombs at this point or just fill two for now and continue to the next step. Regardless, you will need to fill up twelve halves of these molds in total. If you would rather fill up the molds all at once time, then this is the perfect time to do that. In fact, this method my help speed up the time it takes to fill the molds.

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Finishing the Bath BombsRosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Finishing the Bath Bombs

Finally, you are ready to finish up creating your bath bombs! Firstly, you will need to get two bath bomb halves and lightly spray each with witch hazel. Then, you will need to push the two halves together until the bath bomb mold snaps shut. You will need to repeat this until you have six whole bath bombs.

After all of the molds are shut, you will need to set these bath bombs in a safe place. They will require a few days to rest so that they can set up. The exact amount of time this will take depends on the level of humidity and your typical climate. However, it shouldn’t be too long. Once your bath bombs have completely hardened, they are ready to use!  You can remove the bath bombs from the mold or leave them in the plastic, wholesale molds. So, you can go with your own wholesale packaging ideas or you can use these molds as a method of packaging that is easy and convenient. Not only can you package these products now, but you can enjoy this fun and refreshing recipe. If you wanted, then at this point you can add these wonderful bath and body products to your bath to use.

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Rosemary Leaf Whole Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Rosemary Leaf Whole

The Rosemary Leaf Whole provides more that just a true, herbal scent, it has benefits for the body, as well. This herb can be used to help with reducing oily skin as well as reducing acne breakouts. Also, some people use this cosmetic herb to help with issues like psoriasis, dermatitis, or eczema. Further, this herb has anti-inflammatory properties that can be useful for dealing with swelling and puffiness of the skin. Plus, these properties are thought to help promote healing of burns and minor cuts. Additionally, some enjoy this cosmetic herb in their skin care products, as it can reduce signs of aging, like wrinkles, bags, and fine lines. Further, this herb can help tighten loose and sagging skin. Plus, this herb can be used to help lighten blemishes and even your complexion.

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Rosemary Leaf Whole Medicinal

Although we sell rosemary for cosmetic purposes, there are many benefits rosemary is thought to have medicinally. First, this cosmetic herb has been used to help with various aches and pains due to the anti-inflammatory properties. For example, many have use this herb to treat treat headaches, toothaches, joint pain, and muscle pain. Further, this herb is thought to help with arthritis and gout. Also, this herb is thought to help boost cognitive activity and sharpen the mind. Further, the nutrients in this cosmetic herb can help to promote the immune system as well as help with fatigue, depression, anxiety, lethargy, forgetfulness, and tension.

These medicinal benefits are only some of the many wonderful properties that the rosemary herb is thought to have for your body. If you are interested in learning more about this cosmetic herb, then check out our Rosemary Class!

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Herb to Your Diet

A great way to add some of the rosemary herb to your diet is through creating delicious food that uses the herb. Not only will you be benefiting from the wonderful properties of this wholesale herb, but you will have a scrumptious meal that would be sure to be loved around the dinner table. One great place for ideas on cooking with powerful herb is the article by Cooking Light called Cooking with Rosemary. There are a few lovely recipes that you can try out and enjoy!

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Ask Us Any of Your QuestionsRosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Ask Us Any of Your Questions

If you have anymore questions about this botanical herb recipe or anything else, then please feel free to reach out to us! We are available on the phone, in the store, and online. An easy way to reach us online is through our social media. You can find us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Another great reason to find u online is to know when new recipes are coming out! So, be sure to stay up to date on our social media! We hope to hear from you soon.

Note: Natures Garden sells our rosemary for external use only. We do not sell our rosemary as food items. We provide the above information for educational purposes only. Itis not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. The above information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. You should keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets. Special care should be taken by pregnant and/or lactating women when handling herbs. Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies accepts no responsibility (written or implied) for any products you make with our herbs. All testing is the responsibility of the customer.

Aug
03

What are Cosmetic Waxes?


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What are Cosmetic Waxes?What are Cosmetic Waxes?

If you have been asking “What are Cosmetic Waxes?”, then this is the perfect cosmetic blog for you! Simply, cosmetic waxes are wholesale natural cosmetic ingredients that you can use to create fantastic bath and body recipes. However, there are a few different options with slightly different properties. Adding any of these cosmetic ingredients to your homemade bath and body recipes will provide your products with some great properties. These cosmetic waxes are useful for improving the consistency and integrity of your products. Often, our customers will use these ingredients to harden a more solid recipe or thicken a lotion recipe. While these particular waxes aren’t able to emulsify, they can be useful for supporting the emulsifier in holding everything together.  However, we will briefly talk about emulsifying waxes later in this article.

So, using cosmetic waxes can really improve the quality of your products, especially for lip balm recipes or lotion recipes. If you are interested in using some of these cosmetic ingredients, then we have a variety of our own formulated cosmetic recipes that you can create with these quality waxes. Of course, you can use Natures Garden cosmetic waxes in your own recipes as well.

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Rice Bran WaxWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: Rice Bran Wax

One cosmetic wax that you can use in your homemade cosmetic recipes is our Rice Bran Wax. This wonderful ingredient is a pale yellow colored wax that is extracted from rice bran oil. This waxy substance is naturally rendered through batch chromatography technology to achieve the light yellow color. So, you will find that this product is a superior quality compared to others that are solvent extracted. Further, this light color is useful to allow you prevent discoloration in your products.

You can use this cosmetic wax to add some integrity to your various bath and body recipes. Plus, this wholesale wax has a lovely, non-sticky feeling that you will enjoy in your various cosmetic products wholesale. You can use this cosmetic wax to create all kinds of recipes, like lipstick, lip balm, make up, mascara, or even sun care products. Plus, this bath and body ingredient is often used in oil based products or in emulsions. Although the wax is not able to emulsify your recipe, it has shown to be useful for helping to stabilize your emulsions.

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Using Rice Bran WaxWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: Using Rice Bran Wax

While you can use this natural wax to create room scenting recipes, there are many cosmetic uses for this bath and body ingredient, too. One way that you can use this wholesale cosmetic wax is to create our Lip Balm Recipe Without Beeswax recipe. Adding this recipe to your lip care recipe is perfect for creating a lip balm that is moisturizing yet sturdy. So, your lip balm products with this wax will have a fantastic glide and be able to retain its integrity.

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Sunflower WaxWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: Sunflower Wax

The next wholesale cosmetic wax can be created by removing the wax from sunflower oil. This wonderful wax, Sunflower Wax, can be used to create all kinds of bath and body recipes, like lip stick, mascara, lip balms, and other cosmetics. Our wholesale wax is a granulated solid that has a light color and a low odor. You can add this lovely wholesale wax to your bath and body products to regulate the consistency of lip balms and add some integrity to your bath and body recipes. Plus, this cosmetic wax can be useful for improving the texture and glide of the final product. However, this isn’t the only way that you can use this cosmetic ingredient. Since this wax has a high melting point, you can add these  granulated wax crystals to your recipes whole to create a natural exfoliant.

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Using Sunflower WaxWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: Using Sunflower Wax

One cosmetic recipe that you can create with Sunflower Wax is the delicious Mango Madness Lip Balm Recipe. This smooth, nourishing lip balm recipe uses lip loving oils and butters that will protect your lips. Further, the cosmetic wax is included to make sure the lip balm remains stable and not too soft. Not only does this wax help your lip care products maintain integrity, but it can be useful for making it easier to use the lip balm tubes, as some recipes may stick to the tube.

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Candelila WaxWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: Candelilla Wax

Next, we have a wonderful wax for your homemade creations, which is Candelilla Wax. This cosmetic ingredient is extracted from the candelilla shrub, which is most commonly found in Mexico, North Central Plateau, and Southeastern Texas. These plant extracts are boiled until the wax separates from the rest of the plant material. This is possible because water based and oil based materials will separate from one another. Then, the wax is skimmed away from the rest of the plant material. After, this collected wax will be filtered and bleached until it reaches a pale yellow color.

This wax is another create choice that you can use in your homemade bath and body recipes. The cosmetic wax will provide your products with more of a glossy appearance and is water repellent, which can keep moisture from escaping your lips and skin. Also, this cosmetic ingredient is useful for helping provide a firm, or thick consistency, with a higher melt point. So, you can use this fantastic cosmetic ingredient to create sun screen, lip stick, lip gloss, emulsions, and lubricants

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Using Candelila WaxWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: Using Candelilla Wax

You can use cosmetics supplies, like the Candelilla wax, to create various cosmetic recipes, like our lovely Green Apple Lip Balm Recipe. Further, this wax is often a perfect substitute for beeswax in lip care recipes. So, anyone avoiding animal products may enjoy the Vegan Lip Butter Recipe as well as the Vegan Silky Lip Balm Recipe. Both of these lip balm recipes are just as good as those that include beeswax, but they use plant based sources instead of bees wax.

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Beeswax White PastillesWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: Beeswax White Pastilles

Plus, you can use Beeswax White Pastilles to create some fantastic bath and body wholesale recipes. This cosmetic wax is created by bees and beekeepers can harvest some of the wax from the bee hives. This natural wax can range in color from a clear- white color to a light golden yellow or even brown color. However, our white beeswax pastilles are purified and naturally bleached by the sun. So, you won’t find any color variation. Although our product is bleached, we didn’t use chemicals, as the wax was exposed to air and sunlight for a period of time to provide the desired effect.

This wholesale wax can be used to make all kinds of cosmetic recipes, whether it be homemade candles or natural cosmetics. The beeswax wholesale is a well loved additive to many bath and body recipes. Also, beeswax can help to protect and soften the skin. Further, this cosmetic wax is often included in lip care products, as it can promote healing and help prevent you from getting chapped lips! So, there is a lot of benefits for adding bees wax to your bath and body recipes. If you want to learn more about bees wax is used and naturally made, then check out our Beeswax Class!

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Using Beeswax White PastillesWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: Using Beeswax White Pastilles

There are all sorts of bath and body recipes that have beeswax included. This cosmetic wax is a quality ingredient that is perfect for adding some structure of thickness to a recipe. First, we included this cosmetic recipe in the Pink Lemonade Scrub RecipeAlso, you can make beeswax body lotion that is very skin loving, like the Rejuvenating Foot Balm RecipeFurther, this cosmetic ingredient is used to create the scrumptious Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm Recipe, and the lovely Kahlua and Cream Lip Balm Recipe, as it strengthens the lip balm and makes it easier to use. If you want to check out even more of the many bath and body recipes that use beeswax, then check the recipe tab on the Beeswax White Pastilles page!

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: NG 100% Soy WaxWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: NG 100% Soy Wax

Lastly, you can use NG 100% Soy Wax to create some fantastic cosmetic recipes. Our wholesale soy wax flakes are pure soy wax that are extracted naturally from the plant. This wonderful wholesale ingredient can be used cosmetically or to create quality homemade candles. This wax can be used cosmetically because it is pure 415 soy wax with no preservatives and no additives. If you want to use this all natural soy wax to create cosmetic recipes, then there are many options for what you can create. This kosher soy wax is perfect for making lip balms, lotions, and all kinds of other cosmetic recipes. In fact, you can even create your very own soy wax massage candles.

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Using NG 100% Soy WaxWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: Using NG 100% Soy Wax

Although this cosmetic wax can be used with your candle making supplies, soy wax can be used to create various bath and body recipes, too. In fact, you can make 100 soy wax candles that are safe enough to use on the skin. So, one recipe that we have formulated with this cosmetic ingredient is the Massage Candle Recipe. Plus, you can use a scented soy wax to create skin loving, homemade lotion recipes. Also, you can use lip balm flavorings to create lip care products that are great for the skin and taste scrumptious.

Although you can use our pure soy wax to create cosmetic recipes, it is our recommendation that you only use pure soy wax to create body safe cosmetic recipes. The additives or preservatives in other soy waxes may not be body safe, so we suggest sticking with the pure soy wax that is guaranteed to just be soy wax without any random additives.

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Emulsifying Waxes for Cosmetics

Another great cosmetic wax that you can use to create fantastic recipes is emulsifying wax. This ingredient is crucial for recipes that use both oil and water based ingredients. Otherwise, your ingredients will separate overtime. So, you will want to include this ingredient in recipes, like homemade lotions, conditioners, and scrubs. We at Natures Garden have a few different types of emulsifying wax that you can use to homogenize your products, which are BTMS 25 Emulsifier, Traditional Emulsifying Wax NF, and Silky Emulsifying WaxIf you want to learn a bit more about the qualities of these different waxes and a few other options, then be sure to check out our Types of Emulsifying Wax blog. This is a perfect blog to learn about the different options for emulsifying wax to create perfectly tailored recipes.

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Different Beeswax Uses in the Home

Of course, cosmetic waxes, like our Beeswax White Pastilles, can be useful for creating amazing  bath and body recipes. However, there are even more creative uses that you can take advantage of to help in daily life. One specific cosmetic wax that people have found many uses for is beeswax. You can use this cosmetic wax to create a variety diy solutions, like homemade crayons, diy cling wrap, itch relief, and so much more! If you enjoy easy home diy for around the house, then you should check out 17 Cool and Unusual Uses for Beeswax from Naturally Loriel as there are many ideas that are pure genius!

What are Cosmetic Waxes?: Reach Out to UsWhat are Cosmetic Waxes?: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you learned a bit about our various cosmetic waxes that you can use to make amazing bath and body products. Anyone that has more questions about these cosmetic making supplies, should feel free to reach out to us with any questions. You can talk to us in the store, on the phone, or on our social media pages. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use our handle @ngscents to find us on either Instagram or Twitter. Further, you can use this platform to share your own favorite creations that include any of these cosmetic waxes. We hope to hear from you soon!