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Jan
13

Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate SLSA


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Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate- SLSASodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate- SLSA

We have an exciting new blog for everyone today! We will be introducing to you a new product that we recently added onto the Natures Garden website. There are a couple reasons for writing this blog. First, we want to give you information about this product to educate you about it. Second, we want to show you a different way to create your favorite and most loved bath and body products. New ways of doing things are constantly emerging. It can be very beneficial to try things out other ways than you are used to. You may find a new personal preference that you didn’t know you had! Plenty of methods are out there for making homemade recipes. Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, is the product we are introducing today. We are excited to be talking about our new product and hope you get to enjoy it as much as we do!

All About SLSA

Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate is a surfactant that is derived 100% naturally. It comes from coconut oil and palm oil. It is also completely free of all sulfates. A surfactant is a surface acting agent, which basically means that it causes products to fizz and foam. There are a plethora of homemade cosmetic items that you can make with SLSA. Starting with bath bombs, the two most important ingredients to make them are baking soda and citric acid. The combination of these two is necessary in order to cause the fizzing reaction when the bath bomb hits the water. SLSA is going to contribute incredible foaming qualities to your bath bombs that will accompany the fizzy reaction. Another product that can be made using SLSA is bath bubble bars. This is the perfect surfactant to use to make these because of the foaming quality it contributes. Your bath water will be exploding with mounds of bubbles when these hit the bath water. You can also use SLSA to create many other cosmetic related products too, such as shampoo bars, liquid soap, and facial washes.

The Benefits of Using SLSA

Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate carries a lot of benefits along with it. SLSA brings to the table many elements that are very beneficial to the skin. What might just be the greatest quality of this surfactant is that it can be used on every type of skin and hair. We feel this characteristic is important, and products with SLSA work really nicely for people with dry and sensitive skin. There are so many different skin conditions out there such as eczema, rosacea, acne, and psoriasis. We want to be able to cater to our customers and provide them with products that will work for all types of skin. This is just one of the reasons we decided to add SLSA to our website. Personally, my skin tends to be more on the dry side. When I took a bath using a bubble bar made with SLSA, it left my skin feeling more hydrated. This is one of my favorite things about this product.

Another key benefit of using SLSA in your homemade bath product recipes is that it will provide a much thicker lather to them than other surfactants will. This quality contributes significantly to creating bubbles that are actually long lasting. SLSA readily dissolves in water because of its small particles, which is great for things like bath bombs. Other great things about it are the excellent flash foam that it has, the two year long shelf life, and the versatility of the product. Powder shampoos and bath salts are some of the other recipes SLSA can help create that we have not mentioned. There are many other cosmetic items this can make, which we will be mentioning later on. Next, we want to discuss how SLSA compares to other types of surfactants.

SLSA in Comparison to Other Surfactants

SLSA is a product that is extremely versatile in this industry. It can be the perfect alternative to other surfactants such as Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI) and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS). SCI is a customer favorite that we sell at Natures Garden. Each of these also contribute plenty of versatility in cosmetic recipes, projects, and products. Similarly to SLSA and coconut oil, SCI derives from coconut. Some of the recipes that we have on our website that were made using SCI include the Pearamel Salt Scrub recipe, Lavender Mint Bath Bomb, and our Rainbow Bath Salts recipe. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate is another type of surfactant that commonly gets used for soap making. It is an inexpensive item that makes for a great foaming agent in different personal care products. As we mentioned, many of the same recipes can be created with any of these. However, your recipes will have individual elements added to them based on the one you use.

These three surfactants are great for making all kinds of homemade bath products. Some of the different ones include bath truffles, bubble scoops, and body scrubs. Although SLSA can be used as an alternative to both SCI and SLS, we wanted to share some of their differences. SCI has qualities in it that benefit the skin. Products that are made with SCI tend to have more moisturizing elements in them than those made with SLS or SLSA. One example of this is in bubble bars. Compared to other surfactants, a bubble bar made with SCI is going to make your skin feel more softened and silky smooth after taking a bath. However, a bubble bar made with SLSA is going to create a lot more lather and extra bubbles for your bath compared to the others. The surfactant you choose to use depends on what you are looking for. If you want more of a bubbly bath, SLSA will provide that.

Recipes That Can Be Made with SLSA

In order to give all of you a realistic idea of what to expect with this product, we created some new recipes to showcase it. We will be selling SLSA in two different size options, a 16 ounce package and a ten pound package. For this blog, we have prepared three recipes to share with you. There is the Sparkling Sangria Body Scrub, the Sangria Shimmer Bath Bombs, and the Sangria Scoopable Bubble Bars. Each one of these were made using the Natures Garden Sangria Punch Fragrance Oil, which is a perfect blend of fresh fruit and wine. This is one of our best selling fragrances. We are super excited to get to show you how you can create these recipes too!

Recipes That You Can Make with SLSA: Sparkling Sangria Body ScrubRecipes You Can Make with SLSA: Sparkling Sangria Body Scrub

The first recipe we are sharing with you is our Sparkling Sangria Body Scrub. This luxurious product is going to make your skin feel wonderfully moisturized and exfoliated. We used enriching ingredients such as mango butter, avocado oil, jojoba oil, palm oil, and coconut oil 76. The mango butter has properties that provide softness to the skin as well as moisturizing qualities. This is a popular product in many of our recipes such as lip balms, lip glosses, lotions, and scrubs for this reason.

The moisturizing quality of avocado oil makes it such a common ingredient in recipes for soap, lotions, massage oils, and scrubs. The jojoba oil contributes to lather and also contains moisturizing properties. The palm oil gives this scrub a nice creamy lather, while the coconut oil produces a nice bubbly lather. All of these ingredients mixed together make up this wonderfully exfoliating body scrub. Mixing up different oils, butters, fragrances, and more can create variety within your products, which is important. We tested out the SLSA in this product to add to the variety in our recipes. This surfactant makes this more of a foaming body scrub, as opposed to some of our other scrubs. Additionally, it adds significantly to the lather and application to the surfaces of the body. It can also help treat any patches of dry skin that you may have because of the SLSA it contains.

Recipes That You Can Make with SLSA: Sangria Shimmer Bath BombsRecipes That You Can Make with SLSA: Sangria Shimmer Bath Bombs

The second recipe that we made using Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate are these Sangria Shimmer Bath Bombs. Our new product is perfect for making bath bombs. Some of the other bath bombs on the Natures Garden website use SCI. As you know, we switched that up in this recipe. The purpose of using a bath bomb for most people is to watch the bath bomb fizz. When the SLSA is added into a bath bomb recipe, it will fizz AND foam. What could be better than that? These will let you experience a bubble bath in a brand new way and they are simple to make. We love them!

Recipes That You Can Make with SLSA: Sangria Sparkle Bubble BarsRecipes You Can Make with SLSA: Sangria Scoopable Bubble Bars

Our last recipe to share is these Sangria Scoopable Bubble Bars. Who does not love to take a nice, relaxing bath after having a long day? These bubble bars are the perfect product to help you to a night of relaxation. To use the sangria bubble bars, run a couple under warm bath water. They will start foaming immediately. We love these bubble bars because of the bubbles they provide. Unlike bath products made with SCI, these have much more lather to them! This is because SLSA is a surfactant that has more of a foaming quality to it. Therefore, the products made with it are also more foamy and bubbly. These will give you one of the most relaxing baths you have ever had!

More Fun with SLSA

We have covered some of the benefits of SLSA, but this page gives you the full run down. We also found a blog page that is super helpful when it comes to learning different ways you can make bath bombs. The website is actually called How to Make Bath Bombs! This specific recipe is written by a user named KCAT, who attempts to duplicate a very popular bath bomb recipe. In this step by step recipe, she used SLSA to create her bath bomb, just like we did!

We hope that you enjoyed learning all there is to know about SLSA with us and the different ways it can be used! If you try out any of the recipes that we mentioned today, we would love to hear how they turned out for you. Reach out to us on social media to share your results!

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Apr
11

DIY Mothers Day Gifts


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DIY Mothers Day GiftsDIY Mothers Day Gifts

Mothers Day is just a month away.  Have you decided what you are getting your mom?  Why not give her something handmade that she will love!  She is sure to appreciate the hard work and time put into creating the perfect gift!  Not only that, but it will be unique and smell amazing.  These DIY Mothers Day gifts are sure to please any mom!

DIY Mothers Day Gifts: Solid Lotion Bar Recipe

First, we have the Solid Lotion Bar Recipe.  Your mom will love this solid lotion recipe.  This feminine scented recipe was created using Natures Garden’s Beautiful Babe Fragrance Oil.  In addition, it uses beeswax. jojoba oil, shea butter, and vitamin E.  This solid lotion bar not only smells amazing, but it is moisturizing as well.

Rose Bath Bomb RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Rose Bath Bomb Recipe

Next, we have the Rose Bath Bomb Recipe.  This bath fizzy uses real dried roses.  It is also scented with Burgundy Rose Fragrance Oil.  While simple this bath bomb is sophisticated and will help your mom relax and unwind.

Pink Salt Bath BombsDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Pink Salt Bath Bombs Recipe

Now, we have another bath bomb.  This pink salt bath bombs recipe uses Himalayan pink salt.  In addition, it is scented with the fabulous Che Bella Donna Fragrance Oil.  This lovely scent is a blend of feminine floral notes that any woman will love.

Glamour Girl Lotion RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Glamour Girl Lotion Recipe

So, the Glamour Girl Lotion Recipe uses one of my favorite scents for both lotions and perfumes.  This lotion recipe is scented with Couture Hotness Fragrance Oil.  It’s a floral scent that is airy and beautiful.  It doesn’t have the strong musky undertones that some florals have.  It is a complex and stunning aroma.  Additionally, lotion itself uses a silky emulsifying wax that will leave your mom’s skin feeling soft and refreshed.

Whipped Cupcake Soap RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Whipped Cupcake Soap Recipe

The Whipped Cupcake Soap Recipe is a soap cupcake, but not the traditional cupcake.  It was created in a loaf and topped with whipped soap base. Then, we topped it with sprinkles.  In addition, it was scented with Daisy Type Fragrance Oil.  Also, the cocoa butter soap base is always a favorite of our customers.

Stacked Flower Tarts RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Stacked Flower Tarts Recipe

Next, we have the Stacked Flower Tarts Recipe.  These tarts are used in wax melters.  They are scented with Deb’s Flower Shoppe Fragrance Oil.  This wax melts use the Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax and the recipe makes seven wax melts.  You will love this DIY Mothers Day gift and so will your mom.

Foaming Bath Salt RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Foaming Bath Salts Recipe

One great thing about making your own products is scenting and coloring to your liking.  Natures Garden’s Foaming Bath Salts Recipe is the perfect example!  While most would color a product scented with French Lavender Fragrance Oil with purple.  Well, this recipe is scented with lavender but colored blue.  It is the perfect gift for your mom.

Rose Lotion RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Rose Lotion Recipe

Next, we have the Rose Lotion Recipe.  This lotion recipe is infused with real roses.  In addition, we used coconut oil and cocoa butter.  It uses Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil as well as arrowroot powder to give the lotion a silky finish.

Shimmer Gel Potpourri RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Shimmer Gel Potpourri Recipe

Your mom is going to love this next one!  This is a fabulous way for her to scent her home.  The Shimmering Gel Potpourri Recipe is scented with Glitter Fragrance Oil.  You can use either Soy Wax and Joy Wax along with rice bran oil.  It will fill your home quickly with this wonderful Mothers Day scent.

Mothers Day Bath Bombs RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Mothers Day Bath Bomb Recipe

Now, we have the Mothers Day Bath Bomb Recipe.  These bath fizzies are scented with Happy and Free Fragrance Oil.  In addition, it uses real calendula flowers.  These are wonderful bath bombs also include skin loving oils like argan oil and castor oil.

Hydrangea Candle RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Hydrangea Candle Recipe

Next, let’s look at the Hydrangea Candle Recipe.  This is a granulated candle recipe.  It is scented with Hydrangea Heaven Fragrance Oil.  This recipe will show you how to creatively layer the candle wax in beautiful shades of blue.  In addition, since it is a recipe that doesn’t require pouring hot candle wax, it’s easier for the kids to help.

Silky Hair Gel RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Silky Hair Gel Recipe

So, what mother would love the Silky Hair Gel recipe?  It is easy to make and will leave your mom’s hair feeling silky and pampered.  It also only uses just a few ingredients.  One of these ingredients is our Icy Shine Fragrance Oil.  This fragrance oil will blow your mom away.  With top fruity notes leading to middle floral notes and anchored with vanilla and musk, this complex fragrance oil smells amazing!

Lavender Cold Process Soap RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Lavender Cold Process Soap Recipe

Our next recipe is the Lavender Cold Process Soap Recipe.  This cp soap recipe is scented with our Lavender Martini Fragrance Oil.  This scent is so strong is cold process soap.  In fact, Natures Garden’s Lavender Martini Fragrance Oil is extremely popular with our soap makers!  It is a unique lavender scent that is a unique twist on the traditional lavender aroma that is loved by so many.  In addition, this cold process soap recipe uses skin loving oils like sweet almond oil and castor oil.  This soap will not disappoint.

Lavender Sage Bath Bomb RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Lavender Sage Bath Bomb Recipe

Now, let’s talk about another bath bomb recipe.  This Lavender Sage Bath Bomb Recipe allows you to create an absolutely stunning bath bomb.  It uses real dried roses and dried lavender to create a beautiful finished bath fizzy.  However, this bath bomb not only look great, it also smells great.  It is scented with Natures Garden’s Lavender Sage Fragrance Oil.  In addition, it uses both castor oil and olive oil to provide the skin with a little extra moisture.

Silky Shimmering Body Powder RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Silky Shimmering Body Powder Recipe

Next, let talk about the Silky Shimmering Body Powder Recipe created by Natures Garden.  This unique powder recipe will not only shimmer, it also contains cocoa butter.  This DIY body powder is scented with Lovely in Lace Fragrance Oil.  It is also a quick recipe and great for a last minute Mother’s Day gift.

Wine Cold Process Soap RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Wine Cold Process Soap Recipe

Now, another cold process soap recipe that you can make is a Wine Cold Process Soap Recipe.  This cp soap uses actual wine in the soap.  In addition to the wine, it is scented with Merlot Wine Fragrance Oil.  This would pair perfectly in a gift basket with wine to create a wonderful gift for your mom!

Moonlight Tuberose Swirled Soap RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Moonlight Tuberose Swirled Soap Recipe

We have talked about some great cold process soap recipes, now let’s look at a melt and pour soap recipe.  The Moonlight Tuberose Swirled Soap Recipe will show you how to swirl mp soap.  Not only does this swirled soap look awesome, it also uses the wonderful yogurt soap base.

Rose Violet Bath Melts RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Rose Violet Bath Melts

Now, we have the Rose Violet Bath Melts.  These bath melts use dried roses and the NG Rose Violet Fragrance Oil.  This fragrance oil is the perfectly balanced combination of both rose and violet.  The bath melts recipe also contains the perfect combination of skin loving butters.

DIY Mothers Day Gifts: Solid Glittered Perfume Recipe

The next DIY Mother’s Day gift idea is the Solid Glittered Perfume Recipe.  This solid perfume recipe uses Obsessed Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden.  This perfume recipe actually uses the all natural lip balm base from Natures Garden.  This base can also be used in solid perfume recipes.  In addition, this DIY perfume uses the diamond dust mica to give it a beautiful shimmer.

Himalayan Pink Salt RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Himalayan Pink Salt Scrub Recipe

Now, let’s look at the Himalayan Pink Salt Scrub Recipe.  This scrub recipe uses the pink salt that everyone loves.  It also uses sweet almond oil which will leave the skin nice and silky.  In addition, this fabulous scrub recipe uses Pink Sugar Type Fragrance Oil.

Mothers Day Candle RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Mothers Day Candle Recipe

Next, we have the Mothers Day Candle Recipe.  This recipe uses the Puakenikeni Fragrance Oil.  This scent is a favorite among many of our customers.  If your mom loves floral scents, I highly recommend this scented candle.  Natures Garden uses beesewax to create the flower in the candle.  Then, joy wax is used to create the pink portion of the candle.

Whipped Rose Clay Shaving Soap RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Whipped Rose Clay Shaving Soap Recipe

Another easy Mothers Day gift idea is the whipped rose clay shaving soap recipe.  It is scented with Natures Garden’s Strike a Pose Fragrance Oil.  It uses the whipped soap base and rose clay.  Rose clay will give the shaving soap a wonderful glide.  Also, rose clay is great for those with sensitive skin.  In fact, this whipped soap can also be used over the body as just a whipped soap.

Potted Sunflower Soap RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Potted Sunflower Soap Recipe

Now, we have the Potted Sunflower Soap Recipe that is another melt and pour soap recipe.  This is a wonderful DIY Mothers Day gift that your mom will love.  So many of us absolutely adore this Sunflower Type Fragrance Oil.  It is wonderful in soap as well as lotions and perfumes.  This mp soap recipe will show you how to create a soap that looks like an actual sunflower.  It is fun to create but it smells great too!

Solid Sugar Scrub RecipeDIY Mothers Day Gifts: Solid Sugar Scrub Recipe

Next, we have the Solid Sugar Scrub Recipe that utilizes Natures Garden’s goats milk soap base.  This is our most popular soap base with our customers.  This solid scrub recipe uses our Sweetheart Roses Fragrance Oil.  It also contains the skin loving olive oil.

 

Are you looking for another way to celebrate Mothers Day?  Why not give your mom a day at the spa?  A spa like Viva Day Spa might be just what the two of you need!  In fact, they offer a ton of Mothers Day specials just for the occasion.

Jan
24

Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day


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Fragrance Oils for Saint Patricks DayFragrance Oils for Saint Patricks Day

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jul
27

Beet Root Powder Recipes


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Beet Root Powder RecipesBeet Root Powder Recipes

There are all kinds of Beet Root Powder recipes that you can create using this fantastic Natures Garden wholesale herb. This powdered herb is perfect for including with your soap-making supplies and other bath and body supplies. Not only can this cosmetic ingredient provide you with an array of pretty pink and red hues, but it can be useful for nourishing your skin. The skin loving properties of this cosmetic herb include reducing blemishes, fighting acne, skin-softening, moisturizing, and much more! So, this is a perfect ingredient to add to natural bath and body recipes! If you are interested in creating cosmetic recipes with this herb, then you can check out some of our original bath and body recipes that are perfect for nourishing the skin.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Cosmetic Beet Root Powder

Beet root is a fantastic herb to include in your various bath and body recipes. First, it is a natural colorant that is perfect for creating pretty recipes. Second, this cosmetic herb has a few benefits that can be useful for skin care. This powdered herb is full of nutrients that you can use to moisturize and rejuvenate your skin. Not only does this herb care for the skin, but it will help fight acne and pimple outbreaks. Also, this cosmetic herb can be useful for removing blackheads. Plus, beets can be used to help fight signs premature aging, as it can be used to prevent wrinkles and fine lines. Further, this herb has been known to be useful for reducing dark circles and bringing back a youthful appearance. So, there are many wonderful reasons to include this herb in your bath and body creations. 

If you have anymore questions about this herb, then you may want to check out our Beet Root Powder Class to learn more about beets from their history to their use in herbal cosmetic recipes.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Beet Root Facial Soap RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Beet Root Facial Soap Recipe

First, you can use the beet root herb powdered herb to create our Beet Root Facial Soap Recipe, which can be used to nourish and care for your face. This cosmetic soap recipe is perfect for anyone that is looking for herbal melt and pour soap recipes that care for skin. Due to the benefits of this herb and the cosmetic oils this is a perfect herb soap. If you are looking to create a bath and body recipe that really cares for your skin, then this is a great recipe for you.  These wonderful properties will help nourish your skin while the soap works to gently cleanse your skin and pores.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Neapolitan Ice Cream Emulsified Sugar Scrub RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Neapolitan Ice Cream Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe

Plus, we used this fantastic cosmetic herb in our Neapolitan Ice Cream Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe. We used this lovely herb to naturally color the strawberry portion of our Neapolitan ice cream scrub! Of course, this layer uses the sweet, true scent of our Fresh Strawberry Fragrance Oil. Further, the lovely strawberry layer is perfectly complemented by the scrumptious Vanilla Bean Fragrance Oil scented and Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil scented layers. Plus, this scented scrub recipe includes luscious oils and butters that will work with the beet powder herb to nourish the skin.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Natural Beet Root Lip Gloss RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Natural Beet Root Lip Gloss Recipe

Also, you can use this wholesale herb to create the Natural Beet Root Lip Gloss Recipe. This naturally colored recipe uses beet root herb powder to create a lip care recipe that is light and glides on the lips. You will love the feeling of this lip gloss recipe, as it moisturizes and glistens. Further, this recipe includes mica powder that will add some extra shimmer and shine to your lip gloss. Not only does this free recipe care for your lips, but it is flavored with the scrumptious Juicy Watermelon Flavoring Oil! So, you will enjoy the flavor of your lip balm as well as the moisturizing nourishing properties.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Emulsified Beet Sugar Scrub RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Emulsified Beet Sugar Scrub Recipe

The Emulsified Beet Sugar Scrub Recipe is another bath and body recipe. This wonderful scrub recipe uses luscious butters and oils that are sure to nourish your skin. Plus, the beet root herb provides this product with a gorgeous color as well as beneficial properties for your skin. The properties of this herbal recipe is that it will care for the dry skin and reduce dark spots and blemishes. Further, you can use the delightfully strong and true scent of the Fresh Raspberry Fragrance Oil in your cosmetic recipes. So, this cosmetic sugar scrub recipe is perfect for skin care and providing a beautiful aroma.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Natural Beet Blush RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Natural Beet Blush Recipe

Another way that you can use beet root powder is our Natural Beet Blush Recipe. This simple make up recipe uses wholesale mineral makeup ingredients, like moisturizing vegetable glycerin and our skin loving cosmetic herbs, to create a lovely pink blush. So, the beet root powder can be used in this recipe to provide your checks with a gorgeous blush that you will love. Further, this natural cosmetic recipe includes a light dusting of our cosmetic grade mica powder, which can provide you with the beautiful shimmer. So, you can use this cosmetic herb to create your very own mineral makeup wholesale.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Strawberry Milkshake Emulsified Sugar Scrub RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Strawberry Milkshake Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe

Further, you can use this cosmetic herb to create the scrumptious Strawberry Milkshake Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe. Not only does the beet root powder care for the skin, but the wholesale oils and butters will help nourish and moisturize the skin. Plus, the white granulated sugar was perfect for exfoliating dead skin and leaving body feeling rejuvenated. Additionally, this wonderful bath and body recipe has the delicious scent of the Strawberry Shake Fragrance Oil. This Natures Garden fragrance oil has a sweet aroma that combines vine ripened strawberries with notes of juicy orange and peach nectar along with green leafy florals and sweet vanilla notes. So, this cosmetic herb is perfect for creating a cosmetic sugar scrub recipe that can be used to moisturize your skin and provide a delicious scent. 

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Black Cherry Bath Bomb RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Black Cherry Bath Bomb Recipe

Also, we have another lovely bath and body recipe that you can create with this cosmetic herb is the Black Cherry Bath Bomb Recipe. This bath bomb recipe includes the nutrient rich properties of this cosmetic herb, so you can use this to care for your skin. Plus, the oils and butters in this recipe will further nourish the skin. Not only will your skin benefit from using this cosmetic oil, but this recipe has the bold, fruity scent of Black Cherry Bomb Fragrance Oil. So, this homemade bath bomb would be perfect for soaking in the tub to kick back, relax, and allow this recipe to nourish the skin.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrub RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe

Our adorable Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipeis another fantastic emulsified sugar scrub recipe that you can create with this herb. The beet root powder was perfect for coloring the pink flesh of the watermelon layer. Then, we used another cosmetic herb, the Spinach Leaf Powder, to perfectly color the watermelon rind to be green. These herbs work with the other nourishing ingredients, like oils and butters, to create a recipe that will truly care for your skin. Although there are differently colored layers, each color is scented with the delightful aroma of our Watermelon Fragrance Oil, which is a tasty fruit blend of  melons, peach and strawberry and a touch of vanilla.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Berry Bewitching Bath Brew RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Berry Bewitching Bath Brew Recipe

Also, you can use this herb with many others to create the fantastic Berry Bewitching Bath Brew Recipe. We used the beet root herb to naturally color the bath melt base of this recipe. This herbal colorant provided a natural reddish hue that was perfect for the color scheme! Plus, this recipe is scented with the scrumptious and fruity aroma of the Berry Bewitching Brew Fragrance Oil. Further, the vitamins and minerals in the herb powder are lovely for skin care, as it will leave your skin nourished and moisturized. The benefits of the beet root along with those of the other various herbs in the bath tea are perfect for taking a bath that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and positively glowing!

Rose Violet Bath Melts RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Rose Violet Bath Melts Recipe

Additionally, you can use this natural colorant to recreate the deeply romantic pink hues, like the color of our Rose Violet Bath Melts Recipe. These gorgeous bath melts combine a fantastic color with stunning rose petals and a lovely floral fragrance oil to create a fantastic bath recipe. Plus, this beautiful bath and body product uses the light and sweet floral aroma of our NG Rose & Violet Type Fragrance Oil. Altogether, the skin loving properties and delightful aroma are able to create an experience of utter bliss and pampering that you can perfectly capture in the bath.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Lavender Apple Sugar Scrub RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Lavender Apple Sugar Scrub Recipe

Further, you can use this cosmetic herb to create the lovely Lavender Apple Sugar Scrub Recipe. This cosmetic recipe includes beet powder to color the lovely sugar scrub recipe. Plus, this herbal recipe uses whole lavender flowers to provide a calming aroma and herbal healing properties. Further, the recipe includes the lavender flowers to complement the wonderful aroma of the Lavender Apple Fragrance Oil, which has a clean scent that blends refreshing floral and fruit perfectly. So, this wholesale cosmetic herb is perfect for skin care and helping to reduce stress.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Candy Cane Facial Mask RecipeBeet Root Powder Recipes: Candy Cane Facial Mask Recipe

Finally, we have our delightful Candy Cane Facial Mask Recipe. This is a herbal cosmetic recipe that uses a variety of all natural ingredients that are natural and perfect for skin care. This wholesale herbal scrub recipe uses a variety of pink herbs, like Beet Root Powder, Rose Clay Powder, and Hibiscus Flowers Powder, to create the pink portion of this sugar scrub recipe. This blend of wholesale herbs is perfect to naturally create a candy cane aesthetic. Not only are these herbs  perfect to add to your bath and body making supplies as an herbal colorant, but they can nourish the skin with these cosmetic herbs. Also, we used the Peppermint Essential Oil to create this scrub recipe to create an authentic candy cane aroma.

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Dessert Recipes

There are so many fun things that you can do with beet root! Not only can you use the powdered herb of beets to create some gorgeous bath and body recipes, but you can create some delicious food, too. In fact, you can even create some delicious dessert recipes with the beet root herb. There are many fantastic dessert recipes that you can make with beets and you can find many of these scrumptious recipes online. An article called Baking With Beets: Five Surprisingly Delicious Recipes from Kitchn has some amazing beet root desserts that you can try out. This article has a variety of absolutely scrumptious and sweet deserts that include beet root, so you are sure to find something delightful to try out!

Beet Root Powder Recipes: Ask Us Your QuestionsBeet Root Powder Recipes: Ask Us Your Questions

We hope that you have enjoyed these free craft recipes from Natures Garden wholesale! If you have any questions about our wholesale cosmetic recipes or how to use beet root powder, then please feel free to reach out to us! You can ask us questions to us when you stop by the store, call us on the phone, or talk to us online. There are a few places online that you can reach us. First, you can find us on our Facebook page. Plus, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Twitter and Instagram. Also, you can share your own homemade creations with us on social media, too. So, we hope to hear from you soon!

Jul
09

Green Tea Benefits


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Green Tea BenefitsGreen Tea Benefits

Many people enjoy drinking green tea, but the taste isn’t all that this tea is good for. In fact, there are many green tea benefits that you can enjoy in your various products. Just drinking green tea have some wonderful benefits for your body. Plus, you can even use green tea to provide benefits that make it perfect to add combine with bath and body supplies and create some fantastic products. Both our Green Tea Powder and our Green Tea Leaves Cut and Sifted from Natures Garden are perfect for creating wonderful homemade bath and body recipes. Plus, you can combine these herbs with other flower and herb powders that can be used as wonderful soap making supplies. So, let’s get into some of the amazing benefits that people can have from this wonderful cosmetic herb.

Green Tea Benefits: Growing ConditionsGreen Tea Benefits: Growing Conditions

Although green tea plants will grow best in areas that are considered zone 7, you can grow this plant in colder areas, too. All you have to do is put your tea plant in a pot and bring it in during the winter. This plant can survive down to about 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, you can transfer your plant to larger pots as it grows. You will know when it is time if you see that the roots begin to push out of the drain holes in the bottom. Your green tea plant will prefer soil that drains well, like a light sandy or medium loamy soil. Further, these plants like soil that is acidic that has a pH between 4.5 and 6. Also, your plant will prefer to be in either full or partial shade.

Once your plant is thriving, you can start thinking about harvesting your tea leaves. You will want to use the young tender tea leaves. So, pick a new shoot with only a few leaves on it. For best results, you may want a new shoot with about two or three leaves on it. Typically, you will be able to harvest your tea leaves in the summer. Later, the plant will bloom to produce pretty flowers, this will happen between September and November. While these blooms are quite pretty, they aren’t all that great for making green tea. So, you may want to store some for after green tea season.

Green Tea Benefits: Industrial Uses

There are many benefits that you can have from bringing green tea into your life. You can use this as a regular tea to provide your insides with all kinds of benefits. Also, you could use green tea to create all kinds of yummy foods. Another fun option is to create fun bath and body creations that you can use to care for your skin and hair. So, check out all the amazing benefits that you can use to pamper your body from head to toe.

GGreen Tea Benefits: Bath and Body Productsreen Tea Benefits: Bath and Body Products

Creating homemade bath and body products is great for making easy crafts for adults that produce some amazing results. One option for incorporating green tea into your products is adding the powdered herb directly into your products. Also, you could use our whole green tea cut and sifted to create a tea to use in the water phase of your cosmetic recipes. This homemade tea can be added to many recipes. You can also infuse green tea into the oils you are using in your recipe. Another option for you is to add the whole herb directly into your cosmetic recipes. Adding the whole green tea leaves will provide the regular benefits of green tea along with some light exfoliation for your skin. This could be useful for creating homemade scrub recipes. Now that we have options for incorporating this herb, let’s look at some of the potential benefits.

Green Tea Benefits: Bath and Body Product Benefits

First, this cosmetic herb has been found to be useful for skin complexion. A study had been done with green tea that revealed this herb can be used to rejuvenate the appearance of your skin. Not only does this herbal tea help your complexion, but it can be used to reduce circles or puffy under eyes. This is because green tea contains antioxidants and an astringent that can help shrink the blood vessels. So, you may want to create a lotion soap, or other bath and body product. Also, this herb would be perfect for making bath bombs, as you can soak in the rejuvenating herb as you relax in the tub.

Another great benefit of this herb is that it has been known to help reduce breakouts of acne and pimples. The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties are both thought to be useful for fighting acne. These properties are thought to fight the bacteria that cause acne and reduce the redness and inflammation, too. Further, it is thought that the catechins in this tea can be used to help regulate hormone imbalances. So, creating an acne soap recipe with green tea would be a great idea!

Green Tea Benefits: Natures Garden Bath and Body Recipes

We incorporated our green tea cut and sifted herb to add some refreshing, soothing properties to our Sunburn Relief Bath Tea Recipe. We included this herb because green tea is popular for homemade sunburn remedies. First, the anti-inflammatory properties will help to reduce the redness and pain. Further, some have found that this herb is effective for reducing your risk of skin cancer or tumors due to UV sunlight. So, green tea is an amazing way to care for your skin after a sunburn and makes a perfect addition to our recipe for sunburn relief.

Green Tea Benefits: Food and BeveragesGreen Tea Benefits: Food and Beverages

The taste of green tea is often bittersweet, but the taste can vary slightly. This variation depends on the growing conditions, processing methods, and harvesting methods. Most often, people will use these leaves to create a tea. This practice is so common that the herb has been called green tea. However, there are other ways that people will use this herb. This includes adding it into their food recipes, as this herb can be a delicious flavor for some meal recipes, like the Green Tea Teriyaki Chicken Recipe. Another delicious example is all of the green tea themed dessert recipes on this Green Tea Food Recipes board on Pinterest, which is full of all kinds of ideas for green tea recipes.

Green Tea Benefits: Medicinal UsesGreen Tea Benefits: Medicinal Uses

Green Tea was one of the many herbs included in traditional Chinese medicine. The natural flavor was said to have cooling properties, which can be used to refresh the mind and promote a positive, alert mental state. Plus, it was thought that this tea will quench your thirst, promote body fluid production, and lead to good digestion. Also, some green tea would be good for a cold, as it has been thought to cool the body and clear phlegm. Plus, it was thought that this tea could flush out toxic evils, as it would flush the body by promoting urination and bowel movements. Some of the traditional benefits that have been studied were immune and cardiac health. First, it was found that green tea contains polyphenols, which can reduce oxidative stress. and prevent oxidation of bad cholesterol. Further, another study on these polyphenols were linked to reduced abnormal cell growth.

Green Tea Benefits: More Medicinal Uses

Also, green tea has been known to kill bad bacteria. So, this tea is thought to help lower your risk of infection and possibly help reduce the length of illnesses. Plus, these properties are beneficial for promoting good oral health. The tea is thought to kill the bad bacteria in the mouth that are responsible for forming plaque and creating cavities. Further, the properties in this herb are thought to help reduce bone loss.

Some people will try green tea to help reduce their chance of cancer. There are properties in this tea that can help protect your cells from oxidation damage. This kind of damage can damage cells and lead to the uncontrolled growth of cancer cells. A few studies were done that found a correlation between drinking green tea and having a reduced risk of certain cancers.

Additionally, green tea has been thought to promote brain health. A study on green tea found that the polyphenols were able to boost the amount of available dopamine in the brain, which promotes a positive mood. Further, these chemicals were found to help regulate insulin in the brain by enhancing the sensitivity for it in the brain. Also, some studies have linked green tea to a reduced risk of certain brain diseases common in old age. These diseases include both Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Since Parkinson’s disease involves the death of dopamine producing neurons, an herb that promotes the production of dopamine from other cells could be beneficial. Also, EGCG was found to help protect your brain from forming the plaques that are thought to cause Alzhemer’s disease.

Green Tea Benefits: Other UsesGreen Tea Benefits: Other Uses

Another benefit of green tea is that it can help you stay awake. Many people prefer to drink tea instead of coffee, as it doesn’t provide the same “jittery” feeling that coffee can. Although green tea does naturally contain some caffeine, it has a much lower concentration than coffee. So, this is a more gentle way to wake yourself up in the morning. Furthermore, there is a chemical in green tea called theanine, which can provide a calming effect. So, you may be able to use tea to have a calm, alert feeling without the nervous jitters.

Additionally, green tea contains chemicals that are useful for reducing anxiety. This tea contains L-theanine, which has been found to increase leaves of dopamine and improve positive mental function. Also, there have been studies that like green tea to weight loss. It is thought that this tea can help to reduce appetite. Further, there have been mixed results on the EGCG, a powerful antioxidant, in green tea being able to promote weight loss.

Green Tea Benefits: Boseong Green Tea Fields

Anyone that is a really big fan of green tea will want to hear about the Boseong Green Tea Fields. These Green Tea Fields in Korea are absolutely stunning and you can stroll through the beautiful landscape, stop at souvenir shops, or even try green tea ice cream. If you want to hear about a tea lover’s actual experience, then check out Boseong Green Tea Fields: Everything You Need To Know To Visit. Not only does she show pictures and share her experience, but she provides tips for travel and other nearby destinations to visit for anyone that is interested in going!

Green Tea Benefits: Ask Us Any QuestionsGreen Tea Benefits: Ask Us Any Questions

We hope that you learned something new about green tea from our natural cosmetic blog. Also, you can use this botanical herb along with some of our other herbs and spices to create some amazing bath and body recipes. If you have any other questions about this wholesale herb or any other, then reach out and ask us. You can find us in the Natures Garden store, on the phone, or online. You can easily find us on Facebook, Twitter (@ngscents), or Instagram (@ngscents). Hope to hear from you soon!

Green Tea Benefits: Reminder About All Our Herbs

Note: Natures Garden sells herbs, like our Green Tea Powder and our Green Tea Leaves Cut and Sifted, for external use only. Although other suppliers may sell green tea that is food grade, 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 your herbs out of reach of any children or pets. Also, pregnant and/or lactating women should take special care when handling our various herbs. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility (written or implied) for any products you make with these herbs. All product testing is the responsibility of the customer.

Jun
22

What is a Carrier Oil?


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What is a Carrier Oil?What is a Carrier Oil?

What is a Carrier Oil? These are all the natural cosmetic oils that you can use in your homemade recipes. They are perfect for creating homemade soap, crafting a skin-loving lotion recipe, and making many of the other kinds of cosmetic recipes. So, knowing about these oils is important for creating the types of bath and body products that you need!

What is a Carrier Oil?: Making Soap Supplies

If you are looking for a good recipe for making soap, then it is going to have some carrier oils in it. Anyone making soap from scratch knows that the carrier oils you choose can influence the quality of your bars. So, these ingredients are essential for cold process soap recipes. You can see specifics on how each oil affects the soap on our Soaping Oil Properties. Even melt and pour soap recipes can benefit by adding some carrier oils to the soap base, which is often done to make the bar more conditioning to the skin.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Lotion Making

Also, our bulk carrier oils can be used to create an amazing homemade lotion recipe. These are the oils that we include to nourish and moisturize your skin. In fact, the oils are what do the majority of the skin care in lotions. While you can use butters along with your oils, they can lead to a thicker cream or even a body butter. So, lighter lotions need key carrier oils to perform effectively!

What is a Carrier Oil?: Using Essential Oils

Although essential oils are natural, they aren’t safe to put directly on your skin. Plus, adding a carrier oil will help hold on to the aroma longer than on its own. So, it is actually beneficial for your scent to mix an essential oil with a carrier oil before applying. One of the best carrier oils for essential oils would have to be Sweet Almond Oil or Argan Oil.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Kinds of Carrier OilsWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Kinds of Carrier Oils

There are many different kinds of carrier oils that you can mix together for your recipes. Depending on your skin type or level of dryness, you may want to have lighter or heavier oils. Also, some oils are better for face lotions or for foot care. So, the blend of carrier oils that you want varies based on your product and its purpose.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Apricot Kernel OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Apricot Kernel Oil

First, we have Apricot Kernel Oil, an oil that is light and excellent for skin care. While this oil is light enough to not block pores, it is conditioning enough to be a luxurious oil for cp soap. It’s great for making lotions that don’t leave a greasy feeling and skin into the skin. Also, its perfect in soap because the oil will sink into the skin quickly to fully moisturize the skin. We’ve used this wonderful oil in many bath and body recipes, including the Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe and the Strawberries and Champagne CP Soap Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Argan OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Argan Oil

Next, we have an oil that is amazing for skin care. Argan Oil is easily absorbed into the skin and won’t leave a greasy feeling on your skin. Plus, this cosmetic oil allows your skin to breathe and doesn’t block pores. In fact, this ingredient is used in many acne-fighting recipes. We included this oil in a few cosmetic recipes, like the Argan Soap Recipe and the Sour Watermelon Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe. In our cp soap recipe, this oil increased the lather and nourished the skin beautifully.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Avocado OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Avocado Oil

Also, adding Avocado Oil to your homemade recipes is a perfect way to increase the moisturizing ability of your product. This cosmetic ingredient is a heavy oil that is perfect for providing dry, damaged skin with the nourishment it deserves. Plus, the high level of unsaponifiable fatty acids and high vitamin content make this skin-sensitive oil great for adding some extra conditioning power to your soap bars, which you can see in the Gentle Avocado Cold Process Soap Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Castor OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Castor Oil

Another great oil for your homemade cosmetic recipes is Castor Oil. Not only is this oil thick and perfect for nourishing dry, damaged skin, but this oil is a humectant. This means that oil will pull moisture to it, which will further moisturize your skin as it absorbs. Perfect for creating lotions for feet, like the Natural Salve Recipe , which are often one of the most damaged areas of skin. While this oil would provide some conditioning properties and a rich, creamy lather, it can make your soap sticky. So, avoid adding too much of this oil in your cp soap formulations. By limiting the amount of Castor Oil, we were able use the beneficial properties without as many drawbacks, like with our St Pattys Day Cold Process Soap Recipe as well as many other soaps.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Coconut OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil is a great oil for skin that sinks in well and is perfect for scrub recipes like the Foaming Hibiscus Scrub Recipe. Also, this sensitive oil is perfect to add to lip balm supplies for making recipes like the Kahlua and Cream Lip Balm Recipe. For soapmaking, this oil provides a hard bar with a bubbly lather that is cleansing. Many find that adding more than 20% of this oil is drying for the skin, so some people may include more conditioning oils to the recipe or even super fat the formula to include more oils.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Grapeseed OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Grapeseed Oil

Another fantastic oil for bath and body recipes is Grapeseed Oil. This oil is perfect for cosmetic supplies because it is a lightweight moisturizer that is effective without being too greasy for the skin. So, this oil is perfect for creating lotions sensitive enough for the face, like our Natural Facial Night Cream Recipe. Also, this oil is perfect for soap-making, like our Raspberry CP Soap Recipe. This oil is moisturizing, and even anti-acne, for soap but it doesn’t leave a greasy, heavy oil feeling on the skin.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Jojoba OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Jojoba Oil

While Jojoba Oil is technically a liquid wax, it is still fantastic for skin care products. This cosmetic ingredient is perfect for everything from lotions like our Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe to lip care products like our Green Apple Lip Balm Recipe. In your soap recipes, this cosmetic ingredient is just as conditioning as luxury oils. But, this oil has a longer shelf life.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Lanolin OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Lanolin Oil

Lanolin Oil is a great cosmetic oil that is wonderful for moisturizing and protecting damaged hair and dry skin. This oil contains very few saponifiables, so it maintains its conditioning properties and provides the bar with a silky feeling. So, we used this wonderful oil in our Strawberries and Champagne CP Soap Recipe. Also, you can use lanoin in a solid form, which still absorbs well and is great for protecting damaged skin. This thicker oil has all of the same beneficial properties and can even be used in soaps, like our Beard Soap Recipe.

Raspberry CP Soap Recipe What is a Carrier Oil?: Macadamia Nut Oil

Next, we have Macadamia Nut Oil, which is an oil that is light and perfectly absorbs into the skin. This non-greasy oil is perfect for creating lotions, like our Almond Body Cream Recipe. Also, this oil is perfect for adding conditioning properties to your soap and is even great for mature skin types. So, we included this oil in our Lavender Cold Process Soap Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Meadowfoam Seed OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Meadowfoam Seed Oil

Another great oil that skins into the skin beautifully is Meadowfoam Seed Oil. Not only does this oil work to repair damaged skin, but it has a long shelf life due to its high level of antioxidants. So, it worked wonderfully in our Honey Vanilla Lip Balm Recipe. Also, this cosmetic oil can be used to superfat soap, reduce rancidity, and increase the fragrance’s lifespan. So, this oil was a great addition to our Raspberry CP Soap Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Olive Oil

Olive Oil is often a top choice for soapers, because it is very conditioning, helps harden the bar, and creates a mild bar of soap. While some soapmakers may use only olive oil in Castille soap or mostly olive oil in Marseille soap, it makes the bar a bit slimy and barely has a lather. So, many soapers will combine this oil with others to create a great soap recipe, like in our Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Palm OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Palm Oil

Next, we have another great oil for creating soaps, which is Palm Oil. This soap making ingredient creates a hard, white bar that has a rich, creamy lather. We have used this wonderfully cleansing oil in many recipes, like our Calendula Swirl Soap Recipe and our Beer Cold Process Soap Recipe. 

You may find that your cosmetic oil has solidified, this is because the melt point is slightly above room temperature. Luckily, this is easy to fix. All you have to do is set your bottle in a bowl of warm water until the oil melts again.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Pumpkin Seed OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Pumpkin Seed Oil

Pumpkin Seed Oil is rich in vitamins and minerals, which provide great properties for the skin. This oil sinks into the skin without leaving oily residue to repair damaged skin. So, it was a perfect addition to our Pumpkin Sugar Scrub Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Rice Bran OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Rice Bran Oil

Rice Bran Oil has benefits similar to Olive Oil, so it is conditioning and great for soaps! So, we included this lovely soaping oil in our Wine Cold Process Soap Recipe as well as other great cp soap recipes. Plus, this rich, conditioning bar is perfect for both mature and sensitive skin types.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Safflower OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Safflower Oil

Also, we have a nourishing and skin-loving oil that is perfect for homemade products. Safflower Oil is moisturizing and nourishing for the skin, so we included it in many soap recipes and our own Hair Conditioner For Redheads Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Sesame Seed OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Sesame Seed Oil

Another great cosmetic oil is Sesame Seed Oil, which is a light cosmetic ingredient full of nutrients for the skin. We include this lovely oil in recipes like our Giraffe Bubble Bars Recipe or our Beard Balm Recipe. Also, this oil can be used in cp soap to help slow trace, nourish the skin, and provide a silky lather.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Sunflower OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Sunflower Oil

Also, Sunflower Oil works well with palm oil and olive oils to provide a rich creamy lather. Plus, this oil is very moisturizing and will provide a silky feel to the soaps. So, this is perfect for adding to our soap recipes and bath products, like our Natural Beet Root Lip Gloss Recipe.

What is a Carrier Oil?: Sweet Almond OilWhat is a Carrier Oil?: Sweet Almond Oil

Lastly, we have a light oil that will perfectly absorb into the skin Sweet Almond Oil. So, it was a great choice for bath and body recipes like Tranquility Bath Melts Recipe or Fruity Rings Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe. Plus, this oil is perfect for adding some conditioning properties to your soaps.

 

What is a Carrier Oil? : Reach Out to UsWhat is a Carrier Oil? : Reach Out to Us

We hope that you were able to find some carrier oils that you enjoy for your bath and body products. Not only are there many to choose from, but there are many combinations that you can try for your recipes. Just start with your favorites and build from there! If you have anymore questions about these oils and how they will work in your recipes, then reach out to us. An easy way to get in contact with us is to reach out on social media. We are on Facebook, Instagram (@ngscents), and Twitter (@ngscents).

Jun
05

What Type of Scrub Should I Use?


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What Type of Scrub Should I Use?What Type of Scrub Should I Use?

What type of scrub should I use? There are many different ways to create a homemade scrub. So, it all depends on what you are looking to exfoliate. In tough, damaged areas you may want a more exfoliating agent. But, you are going to want a gentle exfoliant for sensitive areas, like the face. Further, there are many different kinds of herbs that you can include in your scrub recipes to tailor the scrub to match your needs. For example, you may want to use poppy seeds or salt for a foot scrub for feet with dry, callused skin. If you have less dead skin on your feet, however, then you may want to use sugar or another herb. Plus, there are scrubs that are emulsified and scrubs that are not.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Emulsified vs Not Emulsified ScrubsWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Emulsified vs Not Emulsified Scrubs

First of all, there are two main types of body scrubs. One type is called an emulsified scrub. This uses an emulsifying ingredient that combines the oils with the other ingredients in the recipe. So, there are no oils seeping out of the recipe. However, there is another type that is not emulsified. While the oils and scrubbing ingredient are still mixed together, the oils aren’t connected to the rest of the recipe. So, you may have to mix the scrub again sometimes as the oils will seep out of the loose mixture and make it more difficult to grab all the ingredients.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Emulsified Homemade Salt ScrubWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Emulsified Homemade Salt Scrub

First, you can create some fantastic emulsified salt scrubs. The emulsified scrub blends the ingredients together to make sure that the oils and salt don’t separate. This will ensure that you don’t have oil collected on the top or the bottom of your salt mixture. Also, this scrub, due to the salt, is slightly more abrasive than sugar scrubs and can be used on areas of the body that have a lot of dry skin. So, anyone looking for a tough exfoliant will love this scrub. This scrub would create one of the best hand scrubs and a fantastic salt foot scrub! If you want a good salt scrub recipe, then the Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe would be perfect. This dead sea salt scrub recipe is amazing for exfoliation and is tough on dry, callused skin.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Emulsified Sugar ScrubWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Emulsified Sugar Scrub

Another great way to create an emulsified scrub is with sugar! Again, the recipe includes an emulsifying agent to keep all the ingredients together. The Emulsified Beet Sugar Scrub Recipe perfectly blends oils, sugar, and beetroot powder to create a perfect emulsified scrub. Our Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe is another great recipe that combines cosmetic oils and white sugar. Another added benefit of creating an emulsified sugar scrub is that you can create layers like we did to create a watermelon appearance in the jar.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Un-emulsified ScrubsWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Not Emulsified Scrubs

Plus, you can create scrubs without an emulsifying agent. These scrubs have all the oils that nourish the skin and a strong exfoliator. The only difference is that all of these ingredients don’t contain an emulsifying agent. This means that even though everything is mixed, the oils aren’t bonded to the exfoliant. Our Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Recipe is a scrumptious salt scrub recipe with oils and powdered herbs that truly care for the skin. Also, the Himalayan Pink Salt Scrub Recipe combines lovely ingredients like nourishing oils and pink salt to create a fantastic scrub! Also, we have a more gentle scrub recipe, the Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe, that will care for your skin with lovely oils and feel less abrasive than a salt scrub.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Different Types of ExfoliantsWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Different Types of Exfoliants

While sugar and salt are some of the most common natural exfoliants, there are many other herbs that you can use in your scrub recipes. In fact, there are many herbs that can be used to exfoliate your skin. Another benefits of using these herbs is that there are all kinds of different levels of exfoliation. Some are tougher exfoliants than salt and others are more gentle than sugar. So, using some of the Herbs and Spices available on the NG site can provide you with a great range of option for your scrubs!

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Diy Body Coffee ScrubWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Diy Body Coffee Scrub

Another great ingredient for providing some scrubbing power to your recipes is real ground coffee. The coffee grounds provide light exfoliation that is great for a body scrub. One recipe that uses coffee as an exfoliant is our Coffee Butter Scrub Recipe. This homemade scrub combines luscious oils and butters with real coffee to create a magnificent scrub! The grounds provide a softer exfoliation than either sugar or salt. Plus, the grounds have an authentic coffee aroma that goes well on its own or blends perfectly with a coffee fragrance, like our Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Poppy Seed Scrub RecipeWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Poppy Seed Scrub Recipe

Also, you can use some poppy seeds in your homemade scrub recipe. Our Pampered Foot Scrub Recipe uses this cosmetic herb among other wonderful herbs and oils that will care for the skin. Since poppy seeds are hard and are great for exfoliating, we decided to create a foot recipe that will both defoliate as well as care for the skin.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Variations of Body ScrubsWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Variations of Body Scrubs

While these ingredients are not the main exfoliant in the scrub recipes, they are extremely useful when added to a scrub recipe! Some of these ingredients will add to the cleansing ability of the product, add a bit more gentle exfoliation to the exfoliant, or add skin nourishing vitamins and minerals to envelop the skin in luscious nourishment. If you want to learn about these ingredients, then check below for some of the herbs, butters, and oils that you can use in your own recipes.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Charcoal ScrubsWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Charcoal Scrubs

Although this scrub recipe uses white sugar as an exfoliant, the activated charcoal helps to cleanse the skin. Activated Charcoal Scrub Recipe. This herb adsorbs toxins and will pick up anything that is bad for the skin. Then, the activates charcoal will take these toxins away when it is wiped or rinsed off. So, you will have bright, beautiful skin that is clean and healthy.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use Diy Spa RecipesWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use Diy Spa Recipes

This lovely spa recipe uses dead sea salt for exfoliation as the herbs and oils work to do their magic. These ingredients would perfectly remove any dead skin as well as use these fantastic herbs to nourish the skin with vitamins and minerals. This spa quality scrub is hard to resist after you see the effect it has on your skin!

What Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Honey Sugar Scrub RecipeWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Honey Sugar Scrub Recipe

Another great recipe that you can try out is the Chocolate Sugar Scrub Recipe. This homemade scrub recipe uses both white sugar and brown sugar to create a sweet blend of exfoliants. Plus, the organic cocoa powder and raw honey are perfect for nourishing the skin along with the lovely cosmetic oils, which include olive oil. So, this is a perfect recipe for anyone looking for a sugar scrub with sugar scrub recipe with olive oil.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Foaming Body ScrubsWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Foaming Body Scrubs

Another alternative type of scrub you can create is a foaming body scrub. These recipes include a foaming agent, SCI, that will provide your body scrub with a fun, foaming lather. Both the Foaming Body Scrub Recipe For Men Recipe and the Foaming Hibiscus Scrub Recipe contain this wonderful bath enhancing ingredient.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Solid Scrub Recipe

Another different way to create your own scrubs is a solid sugar soap scrub recipe! These recipes include melt and pour soap to create a cleansing scrub recipe that is perfect for the bath.  So, you can create a bath scrub like our Solid Sugar Scrub Recipe. This recipe cleans, exfoliates, and nourished the skin with oils. Additionally, you can create a solid salt scrub recipe, like our Solid Pink Salt Scrub Recipe, which uses a tougher exfoliant and is packaged in a clamshell container.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use?: How to Make Lip Scrub

If your lips are cracked, dry, and just begging for some exfoliation, then this is the perfect product to create. These sugary scrubs will gently remove your weathered, dead skin and reveal the vibrant lips hidden underneath. Plus, the sugar is a perfect way to naturally flavor your homemade lip care recipes. Further, the oils and butters included in these recipes will care for the newly emerged skin, This will keep your lips looking and feeling soft, healthy, and rejuvenated.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Diy Lip Scrub with Brown SugarWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Diy Lip Scrub with Brown Sugar

Brown sugar is a great exfoliant for your lips! This sugar is softer than white sugar but is still yummy and sweet. So, you can lightly exfoliate your lips to remove dry, damaged skin and have the added bonus of naturally sweetened lip balm. Our Brown Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe and our Creme Brulee Lip Scrub Recipe are both delicious and perfect for lip care. Not only are these lip scrubs sweet and cute, but they contain ingredients that will nourish and care for the newly revealed skin.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Diy Lip Scrub with White SugarWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Diy Lip Scrub with White Sugar

Not only is sugar great for body scrubs, but it can be used in lip care products, too! This type of scrub is a bit more abrasive than brown sugar, so it is perfect for very dry lips with a bunch of dead skin. One quick and easy way to make a white sugar lip balm scrub is our Lip Scrub for Lip Balm Sticks Recipe. Also, our Natural Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe is just like our other recipe, but it adds an extra oil to care for the skin. Since these lip scrubs use a lip balm base it is very easy to create and could be a fun idea for mommy and me crafts!

What Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Homemade Scrubs for FaceWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Homemade Scrubs for Face

Another great idea for homemade body scrubs is a recipe for a face scrub. If you create a face scrub recipe, then you need to make sure that you are aware of what shouldn’t be in it. Firstly, make sure that you don’t choose a tough exfoliant like salt. Instead, try brown sugar, Kaolin Clay, or lavender buds.  Also, be cautious with your scent. Since fragrance oils may irritate the skin, I would suggest choosing a fragrant herb or leaving it unscented. Also, be sure to include oils that won’t clog pores, like Argan Oil or Sweet Almond Oil.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Why Use Natural Exfoliants?

Not only are these scrubs great for your body, but they are a better alternative for protecting the environment, too. Many commercial scrubs will use plastic beads instead of an exfoliating herb or mineral. While it may exfoliate, there are other products that work just as well, if not better, that won’t use plastic. So, buy more natural scrubs or make your own to protect our oceans. The article Scrubbing Out Sea Life on Slate to learn more and see more alternatives to plastic exfoliants.

What Type of Scrub Should I Use: Reach Out to UsWhat Type of Scrub Should I Use?: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you enjoyed learning about different scrub recipes! If you want to check out more, then go to out Scrub Recipes page on the website. Also, you can reach out to us with any questions that you may have about homemade scrubs. There are a few different ways to get a hold of us, one of which is social media. We have a Facebook page, an Instagram (@ngscents), and a Twitter (@ngscents). Can’t wait to hear from you!

Dec
08

20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil


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20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil

Jojoba Oil is a pretty underrated oil. There are so many benefits packed into this mighty little oil. Technically, Jojoba Oil is not an oil but a wax that is light and non-greasy feeling. It absorbs quickly into the skin, hair, and nails. It’s also packed full of Vitamin E, Vitamin B which of course is totally what your skin and hair need to look healthy and alive. Jojoba Oil is non-toxic, non-comedogenic, non-allergic and non-irritant. That’s a lot of nons for something so natural! Below, Nature’s Garden has picked out 20 recipes that use this awesome oil. We hope you enjoy making them as much as you will enjoy using them all the while keeping your hair and skin on top of the game!

 

Hair Conditioner for Blondes20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Hair Conditioner for Blondes Recipe

Do blondes have more fun? Is it fact or fiction? I honestly believe your hair color doesn’t depend on whether you have fun or not BUT keeping your blonde locks blonde can be no fun at all! Brassiness, yellowing and sometimes an orange tinge are the woes of blondies. Hard water, well water, chlorine, certain shampoos and conditioners can contribute to this. Nature’s Garden has a natural solution to this problem: Our Hair Condition for Blondes. An infused tea of lemon peel and calendula flowers will help intensify your blonde. The jojoba oil is awesome in hair products and it helps hydrate and lock in moisture.  Our Goldie Dreadlocks Fragrance Oil that has a woodsy, vanilla scent will keep your hair smelling very fine!

 

20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Beard Balm Recipe20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Beard Balm Recipe

Beards are definitely an “in thing” for guys these days. Most especially if you live in colder climates. Keeping up with your beard is an extremely important part of having a beard. They need trimmed, sometimes they need combed and they need washed. It’s like taking care of your hair, only this hair is on your face and it’s the first thing people will notice about you! Nature’s Garden created a Beard Balm recipe to help our bearded customers look good! With beeswax to help tame that beard and mustache and Jojoba Oil will help moisturize and lock in that moisture.  This balm will help give you an extra layer of protection to keep your skin from drying out from that harsh, cold winter air! Just add in the scent of Cedarwood  Virginian essential oil and you’ll be smelling like and looking like you should be out chopping down some timber!

 

20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Cotton Candy Emulsified Sugar Scrub20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Cotton Candy Emulsified Sugar Scrub

Cotton Candy. A light, airy confectioner’s treat served up like a pink or blue cloud. It dissolves the minute it hits your tongue leaving behind the sweet taste that truly only belongs to this carnival treat. Who wouldn’t love to treat yourself to this sugary treat without the calories! Well, Nature’s Garden developed a Cotton Candy Emulsified Sugar Scrub recipe to do just that! Using our Fluffy Pink Candy Fragrance Oil, your bathroom may just smell like you just came home from a sugar factory! Sweet with a hint of vanilla! The jojoba oil will moisturize your skin and the sugar will scrub those pores and dead skin away. Your skin will be left feeling soft and smooth with no greasy I-just-ate-a-bucket-of-carnival-fries feeling.

 

20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Activated Charcoal Scrub20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Activated Charcoal Scrub

Activated Charcoal has become increasingly popular among face scrubs and facial masks. It has a detoxifying agent that is perfect for those who suffer from acne. Since scrubs are popular for sloughing away that dead skin and cleaning out those pores why not throw some charcoal into it for an even better way to get bright, clean skin? Jojoba Oil is perfect in this scrub since it also has anti-fungal properties which is a positive step for treating acne. You have the best of both worlds in this Activated Charcoal Scrub recipe Natures Garden has created. Use our Black Linen and Amber Fragrance Oil for a rich cotton, musky, vanilla blossom scent. Who knew that using a product derived from burnt hardwoods could be so good for your skin?

 

Rejuvenating Foot Balm20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Rejuvenating Foot Balm

Essential Oils are quite popular these days. They can be used in foods, candles, cosmetics, soaps and lotions, incense and in cleaning products. Each essential oil has a specific property to it used to treat medical problems, injuries or even mental issues. While we at Nature’s Garden do not sell our products for medicinal use, we think that the scents of the oils lend a hand to aromatherapy. In our Rejuvenating Foot Balm recipe, we incorporate Tea Tree Australian essential oil and Peppermint (Redistilled) essential oil. These scents are truly rejuvenating and not only perk up your senses, the foot balm itself will soften and sooth with Shea and Cocoa Butter to help moisturize with the help of  Jojoba Oil to help lock that moisture in. After a hard day’s work on your feet treat them nicely with a little foot rub using this sweet little balm.

 

20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Beard Soap20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Beard Soap

The first thing that will be noticed about you is your facial hair. It’s all about that beard! No scraggly, ragged beards, please! Women want a soft, clean presentable beard and our Beard Soap recipe was developed with that idea in mind! This is a cold process soap that uses cocoa butter, shea butter and of course Jojoba Oil! You will get a good lather from the contribution this oil has to offer and the added benefit that this oil is wonderful for hair to help lock in that moisture! The Gurgun Balsam Essential Oil will add a soft, piney scent that smells very manly.

 

20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub

Cinnamon sugar, vanilla and apples! No, it’s not a pie, or a crisp or a cobbler! Although you may smell like one and honestly, who doesn’t love the smell of any of those desserts? Nature’s Garden Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub will help you scrub away that dry, dead winter skin. Just from the scent of Vanilla Silk and Cinnabun Fragrance Oil along with the Vanilla Powder and Apple Pie Spice blend powder to enhance the scent, you may need to bake yourself an apple dessert after bath time! With ingredients of cocoa butter, mango butter to help moisturize and jojoba oil to help hydrate and lock in that moisture your, skin will be soft and feeling shined up like an apple!

 

20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe

With everybody loving everything all-natural and loving the benefits and aroma you get from herbs we are sure you will adore our Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion! This little recipe is packed with vitamins E and C, antioxidants, amino acids, anti-aging properties. Honestly, too many amazing qualities to even list! With the Herbal Infusion of Rosehips powder and Hibiscus Flower powder, your skin will be thanking you for taking the time to make something so good for it! With the jojoba oil used to help punch up that vitamin E, and it’s added bonus of antioxidants, it’s the perfect lotion for face, not just your lower half! The Peach Magnolia Raspberry fragrance oil will add perfection with the scent of peaches, raspberries, magnolia with a touch of honeysuckle and jasmine.

 

Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrub20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe

It’s summertime and you’re eating a sweet slice of juicy, red-ripe watermelon. I can almost feel the sun shining down on me, all warm, while the juice dribbles down my chin. Okay, back to reality for a moment. I do love the smell of watermelon and it does remind me of summer. Maybe this Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrub will help to remind you of summertime too. The Watermelon Fragrance oil is a mixture of melons and a hint of vanilla. Apricot Kernel Oil and Jojoba Oil are both light, fast-absorbing and will leave your skin feeling soft and not a bit greasy. It’s a perfect summertime scrub and the natural colorants used from Spinach Leaf Powder and Beet Root Powder help enhance the look of your scrub when it’s all jarred up and ready to go to your friends as gifts!

 

Solid Lotion Bar20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Solid Lotion Bar Recipe

Lotion bars are truly the handiest thing to have. They are easy to carry. Not the least bit messy and that in itself is perfect. Your child can carry one in their backpacks or school bags and you won’t have to worry about them leaking and causing one super messy cleanup! Lotion Bars can be put into any container such as small tins, or small jars or molds. We have chosen our Large Deodorant Container which is helpful as they can be raised as your product is used and there is definitely less waste! With minimal ingredients, this Solid Lotion Bar recipe is quick to whip up and are good to go in an hour or two. The jojoba oil will help moisturize, and seal in its beneficial ingredients leaving your skin soft and protected. Use our Beautiful Babe fragrance oil will leave your skin smelling of roses, jasmine and a hint of plum.

Honey Vanilla Lip Balm20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Honey Vanilla Lip Balm Recipe

In the winter time, lip balm is probably one of the most cherished articles you carry with you. No matter if you keep one or two in your purse, your car, back pocket or backpack, they are necessary for those chapped, dry lips! Our Honey Vanilla Lip Balm is definitely a recipe to try! It has Jojoba Oil to help moisturize and hydrate and beeswax to coat and seal in that moisture. The Vanilla Bean flavoring oil lends some sweetness along with a drop or two of your favorite honey to add to it.

 

Lavender Apple Sugar Scrub20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Lavender Apple Sugar Scrub Recipe

There are so many sugar scrub recipes out there and they are all so very popular it’s sometimes hard to pick one. They look so pretty, they smell so good and they are so easy to make. Just a few ingredients needed and everybody has some sugar at home.  So give this sweet Lavender Apple Sugar Scrub a try next time you’re looking for a new scrub to make. With the sugar acting as the exfoliate and the vitamin packed Jojoba Oil to help moisturize, your skin will definitely love the attention. Our Lavender Apple fragrance oil was used that gives this scrub its name has a powdery, delicate scent of apples and notes of lilac. Sprinkle some tiny dried lavender buds on top for added scent and presentation.

 

Hydrating Hand Sticks20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Hydrating Hand Sticks Recipe

Our hands go through so much turmoil throughout the day. They help us at work, help feed and take care of our loved ones, and they are out in the elements helping us with yard work or any chores that require us to be outside. It’s rough being a hand and they need some love when they are chapped, dry and cracked. These handy (no pun intended) little Hydrating Hand Sticks are so awesome to carry in your pockets or your purse. Use one just before you set out to do your errands or tasks and you’ll be adding some protection with the Jojoba Oil, Shea Butter and Beeswax. Vitamins and minerals to nourish and seal in that moisture. The Nectarine and Mint Fragrance Oil will add a sweet scent of oranges, nectarines and the cooling scent of mint.

 

Creamy Coconut Craziness Cold Process Soap20 Ways To Use Jojoba Oil Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap Recipe

Nothing really crazy about this CP soap except maybe how it’s an awesome soap to play around with swirling and coloring techniques. The batter of this Creamy Cocoa Craziness Cold Process Soap doesn’t set up so quickly and gives you an opportunity to play around with it and bring out your inner soap artist! It only creates four pounds of soap which is also good for beginners who don’t want to invest in making a big batch. With ingredients of cocoa butter, coconut oils and let’s not forget the vitamin enriched Jojoba Oil, this soap will leave your skin soft, hydrated and sweet smelling from the Creamy Coconut Fragrance Oil that smells like a glass of sweet, creamy coconut milk.

 

Green Apple Blast Lip Balm20 Ways To Use Jojoba Oil Green Apple Lip Balm Recipe

You can never have too many lip balm recipes. Everybody’s tastes differ in how they like their lip balm. Some like it with beeswax, some don’t. Some like it sweet or fruity, some like it crisp or refreshing. No matter what you can never go wrong with the Green Apple Lip Balm. It’s Green Apple Blast flavoring oil is tart and sweet just like a Granny Smith apple. It uses beeswax and candelilla wax that will help give those dry, chapped lips some extra protection and a nice gloss to it. Give this one a try and we are sure you will have a definite keeper.

 

Total Hot Man Cold Process Soap20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Total Hot Man Cold Process Soap Recipe

We can never forget about our menfolk! It’s always good to have some recipes dedicated to our guys who like to smell good. Our Total Hot Man Cold Process Soap is just that since we use one of our popular scents among men, Total Hot Man Fragrance Oil smells of warm, earthy patchouli, a hint of fruity mango followed by sandalwood. We have also incorporated Himalayan Black Salt to help exfoliate their skin so the Jojoba Oil can absorb into those clean pores and make their skin feel soft and hydrated.

 

Margarita Salt Scrub20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe

I’ll have a margarita on the rocks no salt, please! Okay, well this recipe comes with salt regardless and that’s a good thing. Our Margarita Salt Scrub is a foaming scrub that will leave you feeling refreshed and not at all intoxicated. The Dead Sea Salt that is high in skin nourishing minerals will get your skin glowing. The mango and shea butter along with Jojoba Oil will soften and and moisturize it. Our Margarita Fragrance Oil that we add smells like the real thing. So make your Mondays: Margarita Salt Scrub Mondays and maybe have the real thing while you’re at it!

Gentle Avocado Cold Process Soap20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Gentle Avocado Cold Process Soap Recipe

Avocados are an amazing fruit! They are the only food that you can say has “good fat” in it. The kind of fat that is “heart healthy”. They have a ton of vitamins, more Potassium than a banana and they are also good source of fiber. So if they are so good for you on the inside than think how amazing it is for you on the outside. The Gentle Avocado Cold Process Soap is perfect for those with sensitive skin and of course our friend the Jojoba Oil which is non-irritant and non-allergic just adds to the awesomeness of this soap. The Rice Petals and Shea Butter Fragrance Oil adds a soft, ginger followed by coconut milk and rice flower. A gentle scent for a gentle soap.

 

Lipstick From Scratch20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Lipstick from Scratch Recipe

There are a lot of people out there who love to make things from scratch. It actually may seem like too much work, but when you know what ingredients you are using and you know where your ingredients come from, then maybe a little work isn’t so bad. Our Lipstick from Scratch recipe is anything but hard work. It just looks like it would be but most of the same ingredients that we use in our lip balm recipes go into making these lipsticks. You will get the benefits of a lip balm; the protection from the beeswax and the moisturizing and hydrating of Jojoba Oil and the nourishing of the vitamin E.  Then, just add in a lip tint of your choice and voila! You have lipstick! It would take you longer to drive to the drug store to buy a tube than it would to make a batch of these!

 

Glamour Girl Lotion20 Ways to Use Jojoba Oil Glamour Girl Lotion Recipe

The perfume Hot Couture is very popular fragrance. It’s also very expensive! We at Nature’s Garden have developed our take on Hot Couture with Couture Hotness Fragrance Oil. You can make any kind of bath or body product and smell like you just paid $70 for the real thing. Our Glamour Girl Lotion recipe is a good way to start. Using Macadamia Nut Oil that is amazing for dry, aging skin and Jojoba Oil that is also amazing with its Vitamin E, B and antioxidants, we are sure you will love this lotion. Not just for the benefits of the oils, but for the expensive smell Couture Hotness will give it.

 

Jul
17

Home Spa Day Ideas


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Home Spa Day IdeasHome Spa Day Ideas

We at Natures Garden totally get the need for some great Home Spa Day Ideas. We all need to relax, but going out to a real spa can be stressful in itself. While luxurious places like the Sundara Inn and Spa sound like a dream come true, we don’t always have the time or funds to get what we need. So, having a spa day at home is the next best thing. Invite over some friends, break out the wine, and get ready to unwind. We have everything you need to make spa quality products that you can use anytime you’d like!

Home Spa Day Ideas Ladies Night In FacialHome Spa Day Ideas Ladies Night In Facial

First of all, facials are a must have for a home spa day! Just apply your fresh, natural facial recipe and relax as your face is fully taken care of. Rejuvenating your face will make your skin feel refreshed and rejuvenated. Nothing is better than a radiant face fresh from a quality facial. We have recipes that are more cleansing, more moisturizing, and firming. So, we have a perfect recipe for everybody regardless of skin type!

 

Home Spa Day Ideas Soothing Facial Mask RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Soothing Facial Mask Recipe

This facial is perfect for soothing and nourishing your skin. Both Burdock Root Powder and Comfrey Root Powder are herbs that are known to help heal and soothe skin. Additionally, this recipe uses real oatmeal, which is wonderful for soothing skin.

Home Spa Day Ideas Refreshing Face Mask RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Refreshing Face Mask Recipe

Also, you can use this cool, refreshing facial that will exfoliate and moisturize. This recipe uses real peppermint and has been known to nourish dull skin as well as improve oily or greasy skin. Further, the French Green Clay is perfect for nourishing your skin! So, you are sure to have a fresh, glowing complexion after this mask.

Home Spa Day Ideas Firming Facial Mask RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Firming Facial Mask Recipe

Next, we have an amazing facial recipe! This mask includes Red Moroccan Clay Powder that is pure and perfect for removing impurities and toxins from the skin. Further, this clay is moisturizing, as well. Plus, this recipe benefits from the amazing, natural properties of Hibiscus! This herb has been known to be a wrinkle reducer and is even considered to be a natural botox by some!

Home Spa Day Ideas Activated Charcoal Mask RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Activated Charcoal Mask Recipe

This facial mask is very cleansing and great for your skin. The activated charcoal is perfect for reaching deep into your pores and removing any toxins and grime. Plus, this mask uses Rosemary Essential Oil. This oil has been said to tighten the skin, reduce wrinkles, and help with many skin issues, such as acne or eczema.

Home Spa Day Ideas Candy Cane Facial Mask RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Candy Cane Facial Mask Recipe

This recipe is an amazing facial that will truly care for your skin. This facial uses two types of clay that are perfect for those with sensitive skin. Plus, the rose clay used provides gentle exfoliation and will draw out skin toxins. Furthermore, the Beet Root Powder and Safflower Oil Powder are both herbs that provide your skin with extra nourishment and will help moisturize your skin.

Home Spa Day Ideas Lucky Leprechaun Face Mask RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Lucky Leprechaun Face Mask Recipe

Also, we have a fun facial mask that is green through and through. Plus, this facial mask has various herbs and clays that are wonderful for the skin.  Spirulina Powder, Spinach Leaf Powder, and Alfalfa Leaf Powder are all ingredients that provide nourishment for your skin. The French Green Clay is included to provide nourishment, as well as remove impurities and help with any skin conditions.

Follow these simple steps to use any of these masks; apply, wait until the mask hardens, and rinse the mask off with warm water.

Home Spa Day Ideas Ladies Night InHome Spa Day Ideas Ladies Night In

Of course, a spa day would be the perfect for any girls night in! It combines a few things we all could use, which are girl time and a spa day approved. While we may not have time for a full spa vacation, there is always time for the girls. All you really have to do is break out the drinks, try out a few relaxing spa products, and have a great time. So, here are a few other fun ideas that could make awesome additions to your ladies night!

Home Spa Day Ideas Wine Sugar Scrub RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Wine Sugar Scrub Recipe

This scrub recipe is a perfect exfoliant due to the sugar and is very nourishing for the skin due to the many butters and oils. Plus, this sugar scrub recipe uses real, red wine! Okay, hear me out. While you may be thinking this is a waste of perfectly good wine, we promise it’s going to be worth it. Red wine is great for your skin and will even help reduce signs of aging! Plus, you’ll still have wine left to drink.

Home Spa Day Ideas Wine Lotion RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Wine Lotion Recipe

However, those unwilling to give up their wine can try out our wine scented lotion. Rather than using real red wine, this recipe uses are Shiraz Fragrance, which is very close to the real aroma! Plus, this great scented lotion uses oils and butters that are amazing for skin care. You will be left with soft, moisturized skin and even smell like a fine wine!

 

Home Spa Day Ideas Margarita Salt Scrub RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe

Further, this margarita inspired scrub would be perfect for your ladies night spa day! First, this scrub smells perfect thanks to our Margarita Fragrance Oil! Also, this recipe is great for your skin with moisturizing butters and oils. Plus, this scrub has ingredients that will foam! So, this scrub is fun and really has it all!

Home Spa Day Ideas Scented Nail Polish RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Scented Nail Polish Recipe

This girls night wouldn’t be complete without painting nails! There is nothing more fun then scented nail polish, especially for an at home spa day. With this recipe you can create any scent you’d like for your favorite colors of nail polish. It is the perfect idea that is creative, yet simple.

 

 

Home Spa Day Ideas Foot Pampering ProductsHome Spa Day Ideas Foot Pampering Products

Another great way to unwind and reduce your stress is a relaxing foot soak. After a long day of running around and being on your feet, you are going to have some aches. Your feet take you everywhere you need to go, but sometimes they just need a break. So, treat your overworked feet to some rest and recovery as you lay back and do the same. This is a perfect spa day activity that will help you reach your own peaceful bliss.

Home Spa Day Ideas Refreshing Foot Soak RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Refreshing Foot Soak Recipe

One great way to soothe tired feet is an Epsom salt foot soak, as it will relieve aching muscles and help you relax. Not only does this recipe use Epsom Salt, but there is Dead Sea Salt, as well. This provides additional minerals that you can’t get from Epsom salt alone. Plus, this recipe uses Menthol Crystals to provide a cooling sensation that is very calming!

Home Spa Day Ideas Mood Enhance Bath Melts RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Mood Enhance Bath Melts Recipe

Another lovely idea for a foot soak is a bath melt! This recipe is perfect for moisturizing and caring for your feet. Plus, this would pair very nicely with the Refreshing Foot Soak Recipe! After you have relaxed your feet with that product, you can use this product to soften and nourish. Therefore, this would make a perfect pair for an at home spa day.

Home Spa Day Ideas Pampered Foot Scrub RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Pampered Foot Scrub Recipe

Also, this foot scrub is perfect for treating your feet right! This recipe will exfoliate the dead, calloused skin and nourish your healthy skin. This poppy seed scrub has the perfect exfoliation power for a foot scrub. Plus, the herbs, oils, and butters were chosen specifically to care for the skin through nourishment and moisturizing.

Home Spa Day Ideas For CouplesHome Spa Day Ideas For Couples

Another great way to unwind is a relaxing massage. While these can get pricey from professionals, you can create all the products you need to make the best massage ever! If you are looking for some date night ideas, an at home spa night could be perfect! Regardless of whether you are sharing back rubs or taking turns on the massage table, this is a wonderful home spa idea that will leave everybody feeling good.

Home Spa Day Ideas Massage Candle RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Massage Candle Recipe

Not only is our 100% Soy Wax good for candle making, but it is great for massages, too! This ingredient combined with a few more butters and oils creates a product that is smooth, moisturizing and perfect for a massage! Just use the wick to melt the ingredients and put out the flame. Then, you can use the melted portion for the massage.

Home Spa Day Ideas Passion Massage Oil RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Passion Massage Oil Recipe

This massage oil recipe creates products that smell amazing and work perfectly. This recipe uses the amazing Aromatherapy Passion Fragrance Oil, which is a gorgeous floral scent, along with real rose petals. Plus, the Coconut Oil and Vitamin E Oil nourish and moisturize your skin! So, this is a great way to massage and moisturize.

Home Spa Day Ideas Relaxing Massage Oil RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Relaxing Massage Oil Recipe

Also, we have a more relaxing massage oil you can try out. This product is scented with the calming aroma of our Tranquil Sleep Fragrance Oil. Plus, there are whole chamomile flowers included, which has a calming aroma. Further, the luxurious Apricot Kernel Oil and the nourishing Vitamin E Oil work wonderfully to keep your skin feeling its best.

Home Spa Day Ideas Sensual Massage Oil RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Sensual Massage Oil Recipe

Also, you can create our all natural massage oil recipe. This massage product uses a blend of Lavender and Patchouli Essential Oils to create a wonderful scent. Plus, the massage oil contains real, whole lavender flower buds!  Further, the Rice Bran Oil and Vitamin E Oil both nourish the skin and leave it feeling soft and rejuvenated.

 

Home Spa Day Ideas Sexy Edible Massage Bar RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Sexy Edible Massage Bar Recipe

Further, you can try out a scrumptious massage lotion recipe with your partner. This chocolate massage bar recipe is completely body safe inside and out. Plus, it tastes great and is perfect for a body massage. Our quality lip balm base, which is perfect for your skin and completely safe!

Home Spa Day Ideas Home Alone Home Spa Day Ideas Home Alone

Although an at home spa would be fun to share with others, sometimes you really just need alone time to really recover. This way you can unwind both your body and mind to feel truly rested. If you are looking for spa ideas to rejuvenate your body on a day of rest, then you may be interested in our spa products. Many of the products above can be used alone, but we’d like to share a few refreshing ideas that are especially wonderful for a relaxing spa day when you are home alone.

Home Spa Day Ideas Body Wrap RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Body Wrap Recipe

While this idea is a bit involved, it provides you with the opportunity to refresh your entire body. Plus, you will have time to rest and relax as the body wrap works. Just apply, set back, and enjoy some quiet peace. As your body soaks up the nourishment from your body wrap you can relax your mind and begin to release any stress.

Home Spa Day Ideas Roses and Chocolate Body Wrap RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Roses and Chocolate Body Wrap Recipe

This body wrap is another option that you can use to rejuvenate your skin. This recipe uses Rose Clay, Organic Cocoa Powder, and Rosehips Powder to create a product that will be perfect for nourishing your skin. So, wrap yourself up and take a break from your busy life. You and your skin could both use a relaxing rest every so often.

Home Spa Day Ideas Relaxing Eye Pillows RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Relaxing Eye Pillows Recipe

Another great idea for an at home spa day is an eye mask. Using a mask is a great way to help block out the rest of the world and focus on your own thoughts. This is sure to help you calm down and forget your troubles. Plus, the eye mask is scented with relaxing oils and fresh chamomile flowers that are great for your mood.

Home Spa Day Ideas Moon Flower Sachet Pillow RecipeHome Spa Day Ideas Moon Flower Sachet Pillow Recipe

Alternatively, you can create a different kind of eye pillow. This creation uses aroma beads that hold sophisticated Moon Flower scent. These pillows will cover one eye each, but they are just as helpful for relaxation as the other eye mask.

Dec
12

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe


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Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub RecipeVanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe will show you how to make a homemade layered body scrub.  The unique thing about this recipe is the it incorporate both brown sugar as well as white sugar.  The white layer contains the white sugar.  The brown layer contains brown sugar.  I like to think of this scrub as the best of both worlds.  So, whether you prefer white sugar or brown sugar in your scrubs, this layered sugar scrub is for you!

 

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe: Ingredients Available at Natures Garden

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe: Other Equipment and Ingredients Needed

Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoon
Spatula
Stove
Pots- for double boiler step
Brown Sugar
Granulated White Sugar
Scale

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe: Ingredient Weights

136 grams – Coconut 76 oil
113 grams – Avocado Oil
74 grams – Cocoa Butter Deodorized
62 grams – Mango Butter
50 grams – Emulsifying Wax Silky
23 grams – Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
20 grams – Jojoba Oil
14 grams – Vanilla Silk Fragrance Oil
12 grams – Beeswax
11 grams – Optiphen preservative
9 grams – Cinnabun Type Fragrance Oil
7 grams – Vitamin E Oil
10 grams – Vanilla Powder
10 grams – Apple Pie Spice Blend Powder
4 grams Titanium Dioxide Oil Dispersible
26 grams – Vegetable Glycerin
440 grams – Brown Sugar
340 grams – White Sugar

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe: Preparing Your Supplies and Work Area

Begin by preparing your packaging supplies and work area.  You will want to begin with a clean work station and supplies.  Also, sanitize your packaging jars and lids along with utensils and your work area.  We also recommend the use of an apron, hair net, and glove while making the Vanilla Cinnamon Scrub Recipe.  For this layered sugar scrub recipe you will need eight jars and lids.  We used the 4 ounce jars and Natures Garden’s white dome lids 58/400.

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe: Melting Your Oils, Butters, and Waxes

Vanilla Cinnamon Scrub Recipe: Melting Your Oils, Butters, and WaxesFirst, you will need a scale.  Set your scale to weigh in grams.  Weight out 113 grams avocado oil, 136 grams of coconut oil 76, 74 grams of our cocoa butter deodorized, 20 grams of our jojoba oil, 62 grams of Natures Garden’s mango butter, 50 grams of silky emulsifying wax, and 12 grams of white beeswax pastilles.   Once you have weighed them out, melt them in a double boiler over low heat.  As they are melting, stir occasionally.  However, you can move on to weighing out your other ingredients while you are waiting.

Vanilla Cinnamon Scrub Recipe: Preparing the Other Ingredients

Vanilla Cinnamon Scrub Recipe: Preparing the Other IngredientsFirst, we will weigh out the sugars for this scrub recipe.  This layered sugar scrub uses two types of sugar.  The brown layer uses brown sugar.  The white layer uses white sugar.  So, you will need two medium size mixing bowls.  To the first bowl add 340 grams of white sugar.  In addition, to this bowl, add 10 grams of vanilla powder.  Mix well so the vanilla powder disperses evenly throughout the white sugar.  In the second bowl you will only need to add the brown sugar.  However, you should use your hands to break up any clumps you notice in the brown sugar.

Vanilla Cinnamon Scrub Recipe: Preparing the Other IngredientsAlso, will prepare the apple pie spice blend.  We chose to use the apple pie spice because it contains cinnamon in the mix.  We thought this would go along nicely with the cinnabun type scent.  Prior to adding it to our scrub, we will mix it with a bit of vegetable glycerin.  So, in a small bowl, weigh out 10 grams of Apple Pie Spice Blend Powder.  Then, to the same bowl, add 26 grams of vegetable glycerin.  Use a spoon to mix the ingredients together.  You will end up with a paste consistency.  Set this aside, we will come back to it later.

Vanilla Cinnamon Scrub Recipe: Preparing the Other IngredientsFinally, we will prepare the remaining ingredients. I prepared these each in separate bowls so that I had them weighed out in advance.  This made it easier to just add quickly when my oils were ready.  Weigh out 11 grams of Optiphen, 4 grams  of titanium dioxide, and 7 grams of vitamin e oil in three separate bowls.  In another bowl, I mixed the fragrance along with the vanilla white.  For this recipe we used two different fragrances.  We added 14 grams of Vanilla Silk Fragrance Oil and 9 grams of Cinnabun Type Fragrance Oil.  In addition, I added 23 grams of Vanilla White Color Stabilizer.  We will come back to these once the oils are finished melting.

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe: Combining the Body Scrub Ingredients

Now that the oils have finished melt, remove them from the heat.  Let the temperature of the oil drop to around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.  At this time add the Optiphen preservative, pure vitamin e oil, and the fragrance oil mixture.

Vanilla Cinnamon Scrub Recipe: Combining the Body Scrub IngredientsNext, separate the oils into two separate bowls.  One bowl will be used for the white portion, the other for the brown layer.  You will need about 250 grams of oil in each medium size bowl.  In the first bowl, add 4 grams of the titanium dioxide.  Mix well to incorporate.  In the second, add the apple pie spice blend mixture.

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe: Adding the Sugars

Vanilla Cinnamon Scrub Recipe: Adding the SugarsNow, to the bowl containing the brown colored oils, add the brown sugar.  Use a spatula to mix the sugar into the oils.  To the bowl containing the titanium dioxide, add the white sugar mixture.  Again, stir with a spatula to mix in the sugar.  Allow both  of the mixtures to set up at room temperature.  Then, you can move to the next step.

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Recipe: Layering the Body Scrub in the Jars

IMAG2466_1For this portion I found it easiest to use a mixing spoon.  Lastly, begin by adding a layer of the brown portion to your jars.  This recipe will fill eight jars of the four ounce clear jars.  Then, add a white layer with the portion of the scrub containing the white sugar.  Repeat this process until each jar is filled.  Finally, place a lid on each jar.  We chose to use the white dome lids for this recipe.

 

We hope that you have enjoyed creating this recipe.  Everyone here at Natures Garden would love to see how your scrubs turn out!  Post pictures on our Facebook page, or tag us on Instagram @ngscents.  Or maybe you have created another product you would like to share!  We would love to see those too! Let us know what you have been up to!