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Feb
12

Winter Crafts for Adults


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Winter Crafts for AdultsWinter Crafts for Adults

The cold winter weather keeps us trapped inside more often than not. So, it can be hard to keep an upbeat attitude when we are cooped up inside. If the winter blues have got you down, then you may want to try some fun craft ideas. Homemade crafts are a fun way to spend your time and give you something to be proud of once you’re done. So, this is a great way for you to try to brighten up the winter season! You can find all kinds of fun ideas that you can create using wholesale supplies from Natures Garden! If you are interested in trying out some winter crafts for adults, then check out this craft blog for our free craft ideas.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Homemade Candles and Room Scents

Homemade candles and room scent recipes are great craft ideas that you can enjoy making this winter. You can create homemade candles that look fun and unique. Not only do these homemade candles have fun designs, but these homemade candles have a lovely scent as well.  The candle making recipes uses scrumptious fragrance oils that will brighten up your home. Whether you know how to make a scented candle or are just starting, you can use our step-by-step candle making recipes to make your very own creations!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Make a Pure Soy Wax CandleWinter Crafts for Adults: Make a Pure Soy Wax Candle

If you are looking for a fun and easy to follow candle, then use our recipe to learn to Make a Pure Soy Wax Candle. This candle making recipe is a great craft recipe for beginners. Not only is this a great candle recipe for beginning candle makers, but this homemade candle is fun to use as well. This homemade candle uses the lovely aroma of our Apple Orchard Fragrance Oil. So, this scented oil has refreshing notes of Cameo, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Fuji, and Granny Smith apples. So, you can enjoy your new craft as well as the lovely aroma of a homemade candle!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Keylime Pie Candle RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Keylime Pie Candle Recipe

Anyone that is a bit more familiar with candle making may be interested in a more complex candle making recipe. There are all kinds of fun and unique designs that you can make with candles. One fun kind of candle that you can create is a candle that looks like dessert. So, you may want to try creating our Keylime Pie Candle Recipe. This fun room scent recipe is a layered candle inspired by a scrumptious key lime pie. You can craft the layers of this candle recipe to look just like the scrumptious dessert. Plus, your candle will be scented with the delicious Keylime Pie Fragrance Oil, which is a mouthwatering, true aroma! So, you will love both creating and using this pie scented candle recipe.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Rustic Wax Melts RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Rustic Wax Melts Recipe

Also, our Rustic Wax Melts Recipe is a fantastic room scent recipe that you can create. This lovely scented wax recipe uses wholesale herbs and an herbal fragrance oil to create a lovely aroma. The scents of the real cloves, juniper berries, orange peels, and cinnamon sticks blend perfectly with the scent of our Christmas Wassail Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has notes of mulled apple cider, fresh pineapple, and orange zests surrounded with spicy cinnamon and cloves. Further, the cosmetic herbs provide a beautiful and rustic appearance for the wax melts. Not only is this room scent recipe fun to look at, but you can enjoy using your homemade wax tarts, as well!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Leopard Candle RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Leopard Candle Recipe

Also, you can create the Leopard Candle Recipe. This fun recipe for making scented candles is a great choice for crafting. This candle recipe has you use shaped beeswax to create a leopard print design that is unique and adorable. Not only does this homemade candle have a fun design, but the candle is scented with the Aphrodisiac Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has notes of grapefruit, lemon, mandarin, and green tomato leaf. These notes are followed by middle notes of jasmine, lily, bamboo and dry base notes of eucalyptus and woods. So, you can enjoy creating and enjoying your homemade scented candle!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Glistening Snowflakes Potpourri RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Glistening Snowflakes Potpourri Recipe

Another fun room scent that you can create is the Glistening Snowflakes Potpourri Recipe. This scented wax recipe uses a snowflake mold and pillar of bliss wax to create a cute recipe that looks like freshly fallen snow! Not only is this a cute room scent recipe, but this scented wax recipe has a lovely scent, too. Plus, this scented wax potpourri includes the aroma of our Jack Frost Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has a crisp clean peppermint aroma that blends with the sweet scent of vanilla bean. So, you will enjoy burning this lovely scented wax in your home.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Bath and Body Recipes

Another fantastic idea for craft recipes that you can enjoy is cosmetic recipes. Of course, there are all kinds of different cosmetic recipes that you can create. Whether you want to make bath bombs, homemade soap, diy lotion, or another recipe, there is sure to be a recipe that you are excited to create! Not only are these lovely bath and body recipes fun to create, but you will enjoy using this bath and body recipes as well. Further, these homemade cosmetic recipes can be used to nourish your whole body.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs Recipe

The Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs Recipe is a fun bath and body recipe that you can create. This bath recipe is an adorable recipe that is fun to create. This cute layered bath bomb recipe is a great way to spend time and provides you with a fun bath recipe. This fun bath bomb recipe uses luscious cosmetic oils that will care for the skin. Further, this bath and body recipe uses cosmetic ingredients that are fun and fizzy. Also, this bath recipe uses cosmetic herbs, like rose petals, that are wonderful for a bath. So, you can enjoy creating this lovely bath and body recipe as much as using this cosmetic recipe. So, just sit back and relax as you enjoy your heart shaped bath bomb!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Graffiti Melt and Pour Soap RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Graffiti Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

One great cosmetic recipe that you can make at home is melt and pour soap. One fun recipe for mp soap that you can make is our Graffiti Melt and Pour Soap Recipe. This soap recipe uses the natural scent of our peppermint essential oil and our mp soap base, which includes nourishing cosmetic oils. Not only does this homemade soap recipe use our lovely soap base, but it includes a variety of fun, colorful soap dyes. This soap recipe allows you to have fun with your soap making as you can drizzle and design your soap however your like! This fun soap recipe allows you to go crazy and have some fun creating unique bars for soap. So, your bars of soap will be fun to create and will care for the skin.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe

Another great bath and body recipe that you can create is our Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe. This homemade hair care recipe walks you through how to create a conditioner recipe that nourishes and leaves a clean scent. First, this conditioner recipe uses luscious cosmetic oils that are wonderful for the hair. Further, this hair conditioner recipe uses the refreshing scent of our Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil. This spa scent uses a fresh blend of grapefruit, lime, fresh cucumber, guava, and passion fruit with light base notes of wasabi, cilantro, and fern. So, this diy hair care recipe would be perfect for conditioning your hair and providing a very strong, clean scent. You will be sure to love using your homemade conditioner just as much as creating it!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Winter Wonderland Lip Balm RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Winter Wonderland Lip Balm Recipe

Also, you can create a fun homemade lip balm recipe. Our Winter Wonderland Lip Balm Recipe is a simple cosmetic recipe that you will be sure to enjoy. First, this diy lip balm uses our All Natural Lip Balm Base. This lip balm base is easy to use and contains cosmetic ingredients that are perfect for creating a silky soft lip balm recipe. Further, this lip balm is naturally flavored with our refreshing peppermint essential oil and sweet white chocolate. Further, this diy lip balm recipe uses shimmering mica dust to create a beautiful lip care product. You will be sure to enjoy creating this fun cosmetic recipe as well as using this conditioning lip balm.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Pink Lemonade Scrub RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Pink Lemonade Scrub Recipe

Additionally, you can create a bright, layered scrub recipe. Our Pink Lemonade Scrub Recipe is a great cosmetic craft recipe that you can create. This scrub recipe uses pretty soap colorants and is fairly easy to create. Not only is this scrub an easy craft, but this bath and body recipe perfect for caring for your whole body. This emulsified sugar scrub uses moisturizing cosmetic oils and herbs that are incorporated to help your skin. Further, this scented scrub includes the lovely aroma of our Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has scrumptious notes of sweet lemonade with juicy raspberries and a twist of natural lavender and white musk. So, this would be another fantastic craft idea for spending your extra time this winter. 

Winter Crafts for Adults: Mojito Bath Bomb RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Mojito Bath Bomb Recipe

Also, you can create the lovely Mojito Bath Bomb Recipe. This herbal bath bomb recipe is a fun and unique bath recipe is another fantastic craft recipe that you can create. Once you mix up your bath bomb ingredients, you can create a fun layered bath bomb. This cosmetic recipe uses wholesale herbs that care for the skin and enhance the aroma. This bath recipe uses the scrumptious scent of our Mojito Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil is has notes of juicy lime and sugar that are balanced with an aroma of mint leaves and rum. The strong and refreshing aroma of this fragrance is perfect for creating an enjoyable bath bomb. So, this wonderful bath bomb recipe is both a fun craft to create as well as enjoy in a tranquil bath.

Winter Crafts for Adults: 18 Winter Crafts for When It’s Too Cold to Leave the House

We hope that you these various craft recipes! Natures Garden crafts are fun to make as well as use to nourish the body, but there are other fun craft ideas that you might enjoy as well! If you are looking for some more fun crafts for adults, then you should check out the article 18 Winter Crafts for When It’s Too Cold to Leave the House from Country Living. These homemade craft recipes are perfectly unique ideas that you can use to spend some time and decorate your home! So, find some of the best craft recipes to try out and have some fun!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Reach Out to UsWinter Crafts for Adults: Reach Out to Us

Whether you are looking for crafts to brighten up the season or bring out the beauty of winter, we hope that you have found some fun homemade craft ideas. You can find even more fun craft ideas on the Free Recipe and Classes page of our website! If you have any questions about these recipes, then feel free to reach out to us. You can talk to us about these crafts at the NG store, on our HUG Line, or online. A great way to find us online is to find us on social media. You can find us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Of course, you can share your own creations and ideas on our social media, too. Hope you enjoy your winter crafts and we hope to hear from you soon!

Feb
04

Herbs for Skin Problems


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Herbs for Skin ProblemsHerbs for Skin Problems

There are all kinds of reasons that you would add cosmetic herbs to your bath and body products. Of course, cosmetic herbs that add to skin care are perfect for your homemade recipes.  If you want to include skin care herbs in your own products, then you can use Natures Garden’s wholesale herbs for skin problems. These are herbs will care for your skin and can be used to improve issues that you may have. Whether you have dry skin, eczema, sunburn, or other skin problems, there are many herbal benefits that you can use to benefit your body. So, check out some of the best topical herbs for skin care. Of course,  you can use these herbs to make fantastic skin care recipes!

Herbs for Skin Problems: Nettle LeafHerbs for Skin Problems: Nettle Leaf Herb

First, we have the beneficial properties of our Nettle Leaf herb. You can use both the Nettle Leaf Cut & Sifted and Nettle Leaf Powder to create your bath recipes. This wholesale herb has various properties that are fantastic for skin care. First, of all, this cosmetic herb can be useful for dealing with oily skin.  Plus, this herb can be used to reduce issues with acne breakouts, eczema, and other blemishes. Further, this same property of the herb can be used to help dry out and reduce irritation. Additionally, you can use this herb to help treat burns. Further, this herb has been said to aid in reducing the visibility of scarring from burns. Not only can this herb be used to reduce signs of aging, but this cosmetic herb is useful for reducing signs of aging. 

Herbs for Skin Problems: Aloe Vera LeafHerbs for Skin Problems: Aloe Vera Leaf Herb

If you are looking for fantastic wholesale cosmetic supplies for creating skin care recipes, then our Aloe Vera Leaf Powder is perfect for you! This skin loving herb is able to help reduce pain. Plus, the Aloe Vera herb can be used to soothe skin irritation and reduce inflammation. You can use this powdered herb is a perfect cosmetic ingredient for calming and soothing itchy skin, which is useful for eczema, rashes, bug bites, and other possible irritations. Plus, this aloe vera can be used to help reduce the pain and inflammation that can come from a bad sunburn.

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Flowers WholeHerbs for Skin Problems: Calendula Flowers Herb

Another skin care herb that you can use in your cosmetic recipes is calendula flowers. This wholesale herb has a variety of benefits for your body as this herb has soothing, skin loving properties. Both the Whole Calendula Flowers and Powdered Calendula Flowers can be used to create some fantastic cosmetic recipes for skin care!

First of all, this wholesale herb has properties that will reduce inflammation. This beneficial property can be used to benefit issues like eczema or rashes. Further, this herb can be in homemade lotions and creams to help reduce redness and swelling. Plus, this cosmetic herb can be used to deal with acne issues. Creating a cleansing calendula facial will help to reduce redness and help to prevent future breakouts. Additionally, the soothing properties of this herb can be useful for dealing with all kinds of skin irritations, like diaper rash or chaffing. Additionally, this cosmetic herb can be useful for promoting better skin, as this herb can be used to help increase hydration and aid in skin tightness. So, you can benefit from this Natures Garden herb to create fantastic bath and body recipe.

Herbs for Skin Problems: Rosemary LeafHerbs for Skin Problems: Rosemary Leaf Herb

Plus, you can include Rosemary Leaf in your various bath and body recipes. You can use the beneficial properties of this herb to create some lovely cosmetic recipes. Mainly this cosmetic ingredient can be used to fight signs of aging.  First, the rosemary herb can be used in homemade cosmetics to reduce blemishes from sun damage. Plus, you can use rosemary to help tighten the skin, which can reduce wrinkles and loose skin. Since this herb can be used to reduce inflammation, you can use this herb to reduce eye puffiness and improve circulation to the skin. So, this is a fantastic herb to create a diy facial or lotion recipe that will care for your skin.

Herbs for Skin Problems: Acerola Berry PowderHerbs for Skin Problems: Acerola Berry Powder Herb

Another wholesale herb that you can use to benefit your bath and body recipes is our Acerola Berry Powder. This is another great herb for reducing signs of aging in skin care. So, adding this cosmetic herb can be used to help protect yourself from premature signs of aging. This herb can help to soothe wrinkles and rejuvenate the skin. Further, this herb can be used to tone and brighten your skin. Also, this cosmetic herb can promote collagen production, which could provide you with a more youthful glow. Plus, this cosmetic herb can be used to help retain moisture.  This means that the acerola berry herb can be used to benefit your complexion and help with dry skin. So, you love this cosmetic herb in your homemade cosmetic recipes.

Herbs for Skin Problems: Dandelion FlowersHerbs for Skin Problems: Dandelion Root Herb

Also, your homemade bath and body recipes can benefit from the properties of this cosmetic herb. The Dandelion Root Powder from Natures Garden is fantastic for nourishing your skin with various vitamins and minerals. If you are interested in using this herb in cosmetics, then check out some of the benefits that this herb can provide. First, dandelion root powder can be used to smooth and brighten your skin tone. So, this cosmetic herb can be used to reduce the visibility of age spots and other skin blemishes. Also, you can use this cosmetic herb to help lessen issues with acne as it detoxifies and nourishes your skin. Further, this cosmetic herb has antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties that can be used to add cleansing power to your bath and body recipes. So, you can use this cosmetic herb in diy lotion or facial recipes to care for your skin!

Herbs for Skin Problems: Comfrey RootHerbs for Skin Problems: Comfrey Root Herb

Additionally, you can use comfrey root to improve your skin care recipes. This herb has properties that will moisturize and nourish the skin. Whether you want to add a powdered herb or create an herbal infusion, the Comfrey Leaf Cut & Sifted and Comfrey Root Powder are both fantastic herbs that you can include in your homemade recipes.

It is believed that this herb contains properties that will promote cell regeneration and lead to faster healing! So, you can include this herb in bath and body recipes for cuts, scraps, and ulcers. Comfrey root can also help to nourish and moisturize the skin. So, this is a great cosmetic herb that can be used to deal with psoriasis and eczema. So, this is a fantastic herb to include in homemade lotions and cosmetics.

Herbs for Skin Problems: Basil Leaf HerbHerbs for Skin Problems: Basil Leaf Herb

Another great powdered herb that you can use for skin care is our Basil Leaf Ground. This lovely cosmetic herb can be used to benefit your skin care recipes. This cosmetic herb has benefits that will perfectly enhance the properties of your cosmetics. First, this great cosmetic herb will provide your recipes with gentle exfoliation to remove dead skin cells. Plus, this wholesale herb is useful for reducing acne breakouts and preventing blackheads. Additionally, this wholesale herb has been found to be useful for treating ringworm infections.  So, you can use this herb to enhance your cosmetic recipes as well as a ringworm home remedy.

Herbs for Skin Problems: Arrowroot PowderHerbs for Skin Problems: Arrowroot Powder Herb

Also, you can use the Natures Garden Arrowroot Powder to benefit your skin care recipes. One great reason to use this herb is the moisturizing properties. Since this cosmetic herb will bring in moisture and leave your skin feeling soft and silky, it is perfect to add to your wholesale cosmetic supplies. Plus, this herb can be useful for helping to smooth out the skin. Additionally, this wholesale herb can be used to reduce some irritating skin conditions. This herb can be used to treat sunburns and regular burns. Also, this cosmetic herb can be used to reduce blemishes and rashes. So, there are many benefits that you can enjoy from using this cosmetic herb in your homemade recipes.

Herbs for Skin Problems: Noni FruitHerbs for Skin Problems: Noni Fruit Herb

Another great herb that you can use for skin care is our Noni Fruit Powder. This is a perfect herb to add to your bath and body supplies due to the rejuvenating properties. This cosmetic herb can reduce wrinkles and preserve skin elasticity. Plus, this herb can be used to reduce issues with acne, dark spots, and dry skin. Also, this herb can treat burns as well as sunburns. Further, this herb is useful for treating hives and allergic reactions. So, this is a great powdered herb for cosmetic recipes!

Herbs for Skin Problems: Herbal Teas for Glowing Skin

Of course, you can care for your body by adding skin-loving herbs to your cosmetics. But, this isn’t the only way to care for your skin. In fact, you can use herbs to care for your body both inside and out! There are herbal teas that you can drink to care for your skin from the inside as well.  If you are interested in benefiting from the extra nutrients of these herbs, then check out this blog on various herbal teas. You can find fantastic recipes for herbal teas that care for the skin in the article 12 Best Teas for Clear, Glowing Skin from Hello Glow.

Herbs for Skin Problems: Reach Out for AdviceHerbs for Skin Problems: Reach Out for Advice

We hope that you have found some cosmetic herbs that you can use to benefit your skin! If you have any questions about how you can use these herbs in your cosmetic recipes, then reach out to us for answers! You can talk to us in a variety of ways. Of course, you can call us or visit us at the Natures Garden store. Plus, you can reach out to us on our social media. You can find us on Facebook. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on both Twitter and on Instagram. Further, we would love to see any of your own creations using these cosmetic herbs for beautiful skin!

Herbs for Skin Problems: Note About Our Herbs

Natures Garden sells our wholesale herbs for external use only. We do not sell has as food items. The information we provide is for educational purposes only and it is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. Further, the Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated our information on herbs. You should keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets. Special care should be taken by pregnant and/or lactating women when handling herbs. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility (written or implied) for any products you make with our herbs. All testing is your responsibility, as the customer, before selling or using your homemade products.

Jan
25

Crafts for St. Patrick’s Day


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Crafts for St. Patrick's DayCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day

If you are looking to create some fantastic soap and candle recipes for Saint Patrick’s Day, then check out our St. Patrick’s Day crafts in this Natures Garden blog. We have some fun scented crafts for St. Patrick’s Day that you will be sure to enjoy and decorate your home. There are even more fun ways that you can use these homemade crafts other than decorating your home for this holiday. Of course, it is just as fun to use these lovely Natures Garden craft recipes.

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: St Patricks Day Candle RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: St Patricks Day Candle Recipe

One fun candle making recipe that you can create for this holiday is the St Patricks Day Candle Recipe. Of course, this fun candle making recipe is perfect for adding some luck to your home for this fun holiday. This scented candle recipe uses a homemade wax shamrock to create a perfect holiday design. Not only can you use this homemade candle to decorate for Saint Patrick’s Day, but you can use this candle aroma as well. After the cute shamrock is affixed to the edge of the candle jar, the rest of the scented wax is filled in behind with the fresh scent of our NG Aloe & White Lilac Fragrance OilSo, this clover candle has an aroma of refreshing florals, sweet aromas, and musk. You will be sure to love the green clover candle to decorate during the holidays and the refreshing scent of this candle afterward.

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: Leprechaun Hat Soap RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Leprechaun Hat Soap Recipe

Another fun bath and body recipe that you can create is the Leprechaun Hat Soap Recipe. This adorable melt and pour soap recipe is created to look like just a cute leprechaun hat. Not only will you find that this recipe for cute St. Pattys Day soaps is perfect for making homemade decorations. Your soap making recipe uses fun soap molds and other soap shaping techniques to create a unique batch of soap. Plus, these cute soaps are scented with the aroma of our Apple Happy Camper Candy Fragrance Oil. This means that this cute mp soap recipe has the aroma of tangy and sweet green apple goodness that will remind you of the scent of sour green apple candy. So, you can enjoy the adorable leprechaun soap as decoration as well as a quality bar of hand soap!

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: Rainbow Bath Salts RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Rainbow Bath Salts Recipe

Another wonderful way to decorate for Saint Patrick’s Day is our Rainbow Bath Salts Recipe. This beautiful bath and body recipe uses bright colors and fun cosmetic ingredients. This scented scrub recipe uses fun, fizzy SCI and exfoliating cosmetic salt. The wholesale dead sea salt mixture is colored with various hues of the rainbow. This beautiful cosmetic recipe is perfect for enjoying a bubble bath that leaves your skin soft and silky. Further, this salt scrub recipe uses the aroma of our Celestial Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has notes of warm sandalwood, vetiver, cedar and musk. This aroma is blended with enlightening spicy notes of sage and thyme combined with bright citrus notes that inspire both mind and soul. This blend of cosmetic ingredients is perfect for creating a fantastic bath and body recipe.

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: Basil Sage Mint Bubble Bar RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Basil Sage Mint Bubble Bar Recipe

The lovely Basil Sage Mint Bubble Bar Recipe is a great bath and body recipe that would be a perfect way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. This bath and body recipe uses luxurious cosmetic ingredients that would create a quality bubble bar recipe that will be sure to care for your skin. Further, this bath recipe uses wholesale cosmetic herbs, like peppermint leaf powder and basil leaf ground. Also, this bubble bar recipe uses the scent of our Basil Sage Mint Fragrance Oil with a bright and herbal aroma. This scented oil has notes of basil leaves, sage and peppermint sprigs with citrus zests, fresh spring flowers, and soft, soothing musk. Further, this scented bath recipe has a swirl of brilliant green hues with white to create a beautiful cosmetic recipe. So, this cosmetic recipe a perfect bath recipe that has perfect hues for St. Patty’s Day! 

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: Golden Clover Bath Bombs RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Golden Clover Bath Bombs Recipe

You will love the benefits you will have from creating the Golden Clover Bath Bombs Recipe. First, you can use this fun cosmetic recipe to decorate your home, as this bath bomb is shaped like a lucky golden clover. Second, you can use this cosmetic recipe to care for your skin during a relaxing soak in the bath. Of course, this bath and body recipe uses conditioning cosmetic oils that will care for the skin. Also, this bath and body recipe uses cosmetic herbs, like the French Green Clay Powder, that can be used to improve skin care. Plus, this bath bomb recipe is scented with the sophisticated and clean aroma our Ginger Lime Fragrance Oil. So, this lucky clover bath bomb is perfect for decorating and pampering yourself this Saint Patrick’s Day.

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: Lime Cupcake CP Soap RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Lime Cupcake CP Soap Recipe

Another fun bath and body recipe that you can enjoy is the Lime Cupcake CP Soap Recipe. This green cupcake soap uses a cold process soap recipe to create the base of the lime soap cupcake. Further, this homemade soap recipe is topped with whipped soap frosting and lime soap slices. This scented soap uses the lovely aroma of Agave Lime Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has a citrus blend of lime, lemon, and orange. The effervescent blend of citrus blends with tropical floral notes, exotic greens, clear musk, and rich sandalwood. So, you can enjoy this green cupcake soap for decoration and conditioning properties.

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: Rainbow MP Soap RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Rainbow MP Soap Recipe

Find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow with our Rainbow MP Soap Recipe! This adorable soap uses melt and pour soap base to create a layered soap recipe topped with a tiny rainbow in the clouds. First, this soap recipe uses liquid soap colorants to create a rainbow layered soap base. Then, this fun bath and body recipe is topped with fluffy whipped soap clouds. Lastly, a curved rainbow layer strip arcs out of the fluffy soap clouds to look like a rainbow spread across the sky. Further, this adorable bath recipe is scented with the Angel Wings Fragrance Oil. The soft aroma of newborn baby blends with the aroma of creamy vanilla custard. So, you can enjoy this rainbow soap as decoration and a lovely scented soap bar.

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: St Patty's Day Cold Process Soap RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: St Patty’s Day Cold Process Soap Recipe

Next, we have a soap recipe that is sure to make you feel lucky. Our St Pattys Day Cold Process Soap Recipe uses conditioning cosmetic oils to create a quality bar of cp soap. This soap recipe uses luscious cosmetic oils, like olive oil and palm oil, to create a lovely soap. Not only does this soap making recipe care for the skin, but this soap recipe perfectly includes green and gold. First, the soap bar is a swirl of green and white. Then, the bar is dusted with shimmering gold mica dust. Plus, this lovely bar soap is scented with the aroma of English Ivy Fragrance Oil. This aroma is a refreshingly clean blend of morning dew, fresh greenery, and a light floral bouquet with earthy base notes. Altogether these soap making ingredients create a bath and body product that you are sure to love!

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: 4 Leaf Clover Layered Soap RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: 4 Leaf Clover Layered Soap Recipe

If you are looking for a bath and body recipe with a bit of luck, then this mp soap clover is a great choice! Our 4 Leaf Clover Layered Soap Recipe uses quality cosmetic ingredients to create great scented crafts for St Patrick’s Day. The conditioning melt and pour soap base is used to make lovely layered green soap perfect for anyone looking for shamrock decorating ideas. Further, this scented soap includes “the luck of the clover” aroma, which is the refreshing aroma of our 4 Leaf Clover Fragrance Oil. This clean clover scented oil has supporting notes of fresh greenery, fresh cut wisteria, and the earthy green scents. These lovely fragrance oil notes are perfect for scenting this lovely clover mp soap recipe that you will enjoy for St. Patrick’s Day!

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: Pot o Gold Candle RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Pot o Gold Candle Recipe

Another great idea for someone looking for homemade decorations for St Patrick’s Day is our Pot o Gold Candle Recipe. This lovely candle recipe uses candle making supplies that are perfect for creating a fun scented wax design. First, the cosmetic beeswax is used to show a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Then, the rest of the cosmetic wax is colored a beautiful light blue and is used to fill in the sky behind the rainbow. Further, this scented candle making recipe uses the aroma of our Green Clover and Aloe Fragrance Oil. This fresh unisex aroma blends the aroma of wild summer herbs, fruity floral notes, and the scent of sweet musk. Not only will you love the aroma of this scented candle, but this scented candle is perfect for decorating your home!

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: Green Beer Candle RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Green Beer Candle Recipe

There are many people that would enjoy a tall glass of cold beer on St. Patrick’s Day. So, the fantastic Green Beer Candle Recipe is a perfect candle making recipe that you will enjoy this candle recipe along with diy crafts for St Patrick’s Day. The gel wax is a perfect candle wax for creating a lovely beverage appearance. Then, the soy wax used to create a whipped, foamy top to the green beer. So, these candle making ingredients are absolutely perfect for creating an authentic beer candle. Not only would this candle recipe be perfect for decorating, but this homemade candle includes the lovely aroma of our Green Irish Fragrance Oil. This masculine scented oil is perfect for this homemade candle with a blend of spicy and sweet scents.

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: Rainbow Candle RecipeCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Rainbow Candle Recipe

Follow the rainbow all the way to a scrumptiously scented candle recipe. The Rainbow Candle Recipe is a fun and simple room scent recipe that is perfect for St. Patrick’s DayThis scented candle recipe uses pillar of bliss wax and bright candle colorants to create a layered candle that is absolutely perfect. Plus, this candle making wax is scented with our Rainbow Fragrance Oil with a bright fruity scent rounded with floral scents and white musk. After you separate and color each of the six portions of your wholesale container wax, the layers can be scooped into the jar. So, you can enjoy all of the colors of the rainbow as well as the aroma of this wonderful candle!

Crafts for St. Patrick’s Day: St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Adults

If you are looking for even more fun crafts that you can enjoy on St Pattys Day, then you may want to check out 18 Fun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts Everyone in Your Family Will Love by Country Living Staff. This craft making article shares recipes for making cute homemade decorations for St Patrick’s day. You can use many of these fun craft recipes to create some lovely diy St Patrick’s Day decorations.

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day: Reach Out to UsCrafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you enjoy your Saint Patrick’s Day! If you have any questions about making these lovely themed crafts, then feel free to reach out to us. You can find us on the phone, in the store, and online. You can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Not only is our social media a good place for questions, but this platform is perfect for connecting as well. You can share your own creations and experiences with us and other craft makers. So, we hope to hear from you soon and wish you good luck!

Dec
05

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?


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What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?

You may not have given them much thought, but strawberry leaves have all kinds of benefits. In fact, most people leave the leaves and only ever pick the ripened berries. However, you can use the  the wonderful properties of these leaves to enhance products and nourish your body inside and outside. If you are curious and asking yourself, “What are the benefits of strawberry leaves?”, then this is a great blog for you to start looking for answers! We are going to talk about the various ways you can use the Natures Garden herb, Strawberry Leaf Cut and Sifted, to create wonderful bath and body recipes.

Plus, we will talk about the different ways that you can use some strawberry leaves to promote health inside the body, too. Although our herbs aren’t sold for internal use, we think it is nice to know all the beneficial properties an herb has. So, let’s get into all the benefits you can have from using strawberry leaves!

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Growing ConditionsWhat are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Growing Conditions

A patch of strawberries of healthy requires full sun and soil that drains well. You may want to go with either a sandy soil or a loam soil, just make sure to check the water a fertilizer more with sandy soils as they drain very well.  Also, the plant likes soil that is slightly acidic. If you aren’t sure about the pH of your soil we can help you with that below. Further, you don’t want to plant them near tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, or eggplant, as these can carry verticillium wilt. Additionally, you may want to give your plants enough space to send out shoots and grow larger. The amount of space that you need will vary based on the type of strawberry plant that fits your needs best.

Furthermore, there are three types strawberry plants that you can choose to grow. The first type is the June bearing strawberry plant. This plant will produce a single harvest during a two or three week period around the time of June. There are a few varieties that will either bear fruit in early spring or late summer so you can space out your harvest a bit. A second option is the Everbearing strawberry plant. This plant will produce two or three harvests throughout the spring, summer, and fall. While these plants send out less runners compared to the June variety, they allow you to harvest berries for a longer time. Lastly, we have the Day Neutral variety that will produce the fruit all through out the growing season. However, this variety produces smaller quantities of berries and fewer runners than the June bearing variety.

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: What are Strawberry Runners?What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: What are Strawberry Runners?

If you aren’t sure about what a strawberry runner is, then you’re in the right place. These runners are the off shoots a strawberry plant will grow. These off shoots can take root and lead to even larger strawberry patches. The number of runners a plant will have depends on the type of plant. The different strawberry plant varieties with produce different amounts of runners and berries. So, you may want to use the amount of berries you need to determine the type of plants that you want. Anyone that is growing strawberries for their own use will likely enjoy either the Everbearing or the Day Neutral varieties. However, the June bearing strawberries may be too much at once for a regular household. Plus, the June bearing strawberry plant will require a bit more room at they produce more runners. It is all up to your own need though!

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Industrial Uses

There are many uses that have been found for strawberry leaves. You can incorporate the strawberry leaves in smoothies or teas to gain the benefits, like vitamins and minerals, Also, these leaves have properties that many find perfect for natural remedies. Of course, the strawberry leaves can be incorporated into bath and body recipes that really care for the skin. Whether you are looking for bath and body supplies, natural remedies for minor ailments, or other benefits, this cosmetic herb is a great one to check out!

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Food and BeveragesWhat are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Food and Beverages

Often, strawberry leaves are not eaten as much as the berries. This is likely due to the flavor. While the leaves are bad tasting, the berries are just tastier as they are juicy, sweet and delicious. Plus, many people like to eat strawberry leaves due to their beneficial properties. Plus, they are full of vitamins and minerals, like vitamin C, calcium, antioxidants, and more. These leaves have a mild fruity flavor that is actually pretty good. But, this flavor is often overshadowed by everyone’s favorite berry. But, you could create a tasty tea or tonic with these leaves. Or, you could mix the leaves into a smoothie. In fact, you could even add the leaves to a strawberry smoothie. This way you can get the taste you love and all the nutrients from the plant that you can!

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Bath and Body ProductsWhat are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Bath and Body Products

Not only are strawberry leaves wonderful for nourishing the inside of the body, but there are benefits for the outside of the body, too. Adding this wholesale cosmetic herb to your homemade recipes is sure to help boost the beneficial properties for your body. So, you can use this herb to make all kinds of products that are great for skin care.

One fun, easy way to use the light flavor of strawberry leaves would to naturally flavor a strawberry lip balm recipe. Just add this herb to a draw string tea bag. Then, add this filled tea bag into your melting oils to incorporate the flavor. Further, you can add this herb to create a light scent for often given much thought.

Some have found that strawberry leaves can be used to reduce skin inflammation, which is useful for rashes, eczema, and even acne. So, this is a great cosmetic herb to include in facial soaps or lotions.

Another great reason to add this cosmetic herb to lotion is its ability to nourish your body with vitamins and minerals that are perfect for revitalizing your skin. Plus, the vitamin C and slightly acidic natural will work to reduce oily skin. Additionally, it has been found that this herb has anit-aging properties. Due to the ellagic acid that the leaves contains, they are able to use this anti-oxidant to prevent collagen damage. The ellagic acid protects you by repressing a specific enzyme, which destroys collagen and is triggered by UV light. This collagen damage is a major factor for wrinkles, so this herb will help to protect your skin and keep it looking young. Further, strawberry leaves are known to be amazing for your skin complexion. The herb is thought to reduce pore size and rejuvenate your skin.

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Medicinal UsesWhat are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Medicinal Uses

There are so many uses for strawberry leaves. Not only is this wholesale herb full of vitamins that are great for the body, but it has properties that are beneficial for homemade remedies. In fact, people were using wild strawberry leaves medicinally for centuries. Some of these ancient remedies were used for things like improving liver function, treating bowel inflammation, and for various aches or pains.

One great benefit of strawberry leaves is that they promote good digestion. This leaf has been found useful in teas for improving digestion and relieving symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. Plus, some have found that that a strawberry leaf herbal tea is useful for reducing hemorrhoids. Further, many believe that strawberry leaves can help an upset stomach as well as reduce nausea, bloating, cramps, and diarrhea. Also, the strawberry leaves are rich in iron, which is beneficial for the blood. The iron is a crucial building block for red blood cells and hemoglobin, so this herb is rejuvenating for the blood.

Also, some have found that compounds in the leaves, like caffeic acid, can help relieve some of the pain of arthritis. The strawberry leaf herb is known to be a natural diuretic. This means that the herb will pull water from your joints and relieve you of some of the pressure. Further, a study provided some evidence that the caffeic acid in strawberry leaves can reduce the inflammation in joints, which reduces the pain of arthritis. Although there are many useful benefits for drinking the tea, there are some cases where gargling the tea is useful, too. For instance, moving the tea around your mouth is known to be beneficial against a sore throat, gum inflammation, canker sores, or minor scrapes and burns.

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Other Uses

Another benefit that some people have found in strawberry leaves is that they can help protect your body from getting cancer. A study revealed had linked the strawberry plant to lower rates of cancer. So, there many be something in the make up that inhibits the formation of cancer cells. Also, some have found that strawberry leaves can be used to promote healthy weight loss. Plus, strawberries and their leaves are wonderful for eye health. In fact, macular degeneration has been linked to not eating enough fruits everyday. So, the fruit will help you can your eye sight as you get older.

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: How Do I Check the pH Levels for my Strawberry Plant?

If you are trying to grow strawberries, then you know that the soil needs to be slightly acidic. But, what does that mean? It meas that the pH is slightly below 7. If you look at the pH scale 7 is neutral, anything above 7 is basic, and anything below 7 is acidic. So, you can get an at home tester kit to determine whether the soil conditions are good for your strawberry plants. If your soil is between 6.5 and 5.5, then your soil is good. However, you may need to slightly alter the pH, which should be done prior to planting your strawberries. You can use the How to Acidify Soil for Strawberries directions by wikiHow to determine how to change the soil pH as well as see the different options for planting strawberries. However, anyone with a soil that is too basic may want to just do a raised garden with potting soil.

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Ask Us Your Cosmetic QuestionsWhat are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Ask Us Your Cosmetic Questions

We hope that you enjoyed learning about the various ways that you can use this wholesale herb. You can find even more herbs that you can use with this one on our Herb and Spices page. If you have any more questions about your cosmetic products or candle making recipes, then reach out and ask us! We are available in the store, on the phone, and on the web. One easy way to find us on the web is on social media. You can find us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on either Instagram or Twitter.  Hope to hear from you soon!

What are the Benefits of Strawberry Leaves?: Reminder for Our Herbs

Note: Natures Garden sells herbs, like our Strawberry Leaves Cut and Sifted, for external use only. We do not sell this herb as a food item. The information we provide on this herb is for educational purposes only. We do not intend to use this information to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated this information. You should keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets. Pregnant and/or lactating women should take special care when handling any of our herbs. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility (written or implied) for any products you make with our herbs. All testing is the responsibility of the customer.

Nov
20

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes


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Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic RecipesWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes

If you enjoy the experience of having a fresh cup of hot coffee in the morning, then you will absolutely love this uplifting herb in your various recipes. You can use this herb to enhance the scent of your recipes, exfoliate your skin, and so much more. Whether you using the coffee to enhance the scent of the recipe or add some properties that are beneficial to the skin, you will love all of the fantastic ways to use coffee in your cosmetic recipes.  In fact, there are so many ways to use coffee in your luxurious cosmetic recipes. You can use wholesale supplies from Natures Garden to create cosmetic recipes or scented candle recipes.

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Frappe Mocha Body Cream RecipeWays to Use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Frappe Mocha Body Cream Recipe

First of all, you can use the freshly ground coffee herb to create the delicious Frappe Mocha Body Cream Recipe. Not only is the top of this recipe sprinkled with fresh coffee grounds, but real coffee is incorporated into the recipe. Instead of using regular water to create this scented lotion, this bath and body recipe uses freshly brewed coffee. So, this homemade coffee scented lotion will have fresh brewed coffee infused into the formulation.

Not only can you use freshly made coffee in this recipe, but you can use the Worlds Best Fresh Brewed Coffee Fragrance Oil to add to the scent of your scrumptious lotion recipe. Plus, this scented oil included the aroma of the Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil. So, this true coffee scent has notes of rich chocolate with buttery caramel and vanilla creme with a touch of almond and hazelnut. Also, this creamy lotion recipe uses moisturizing cosmetic oils and butters that will perfectly nourish the skin. Altogether all of these cosmetic ingredients are perfect for creating a scrumptious scented lotion recipe.

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap RecipeWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap Recipe

Next, you can try out adding fresh coffee to your homemade soap recipe. The Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap Recipe uses luscious cosmetic oils that nourish the skin. Plus, this homemade soap recipe includes both fresh coffee grounds and whole coffee beans. The refresh ground coffee grounds are perfect for lightly exfoliating your skin. Further, the whole coffee beans are perfect for decorating the top of these cold process soap bar recipes. Plus, the scent of our Cappuccino Fragrance Oil blends perfectly with the scent of the fresh coffee herb. So, this scented soap will have notes of heavy cream and sugar along with the scrumptious aroma of freshly brewed coffee. So, the blend of this cosmetic herb with the scent of our fragrance oil creates a truly fantastic aroma. This lovely aroma combined with the nourishing cosmetic ingredients creates a perfect soap recipe.

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Hair Conditioner Recipe for BrunettesWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Hair Conditioner Recipe for Brunettes

Plus, you can use fresh coffee to create our Hair Conditioner Recipe for Brunettes. You will love the benefits that this cosmetic recipe for your scalp and hair. Not only will the added coffee provide benefits that will leave your hair healthy and gorgeous, but this cosmetic herb will provide a natural color that is perfect for this conditioner for brunettes. Plus, the scent of the freshly brewed coffee perfectly blends with the aroma of our Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Fragrance Oil to create a fantastic scent. So, you will have the added benefit of having hair that has an aroma of rich roasted Jamaican coffee with notes of sweet vanilla beans. This combination of cosmetic ingredients will provide your with a hair care recipe that will nourish your hair and provide a gorgeous coffee aroma.

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Cinnanut Coffee Soap RecipeWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Cinnanut Coffee Soap Recipe

Another great scented soap recipe that you can add some  fresh coffee to is the Cinnanut Coffee Soap Recipe. This cosmetic recipe uses melt and pour soap along with a whipped soap base. This combination of ingredients is perfect for creating a cleansing bar of soap. Plus, these cosmetic ingredients are gentle enough to nourish the skin as well.

Not only will this scented soap making recipe care for the skin, but this scented soap recipe includes the fantastic aroma. This aroma is the sweet coffee aroma of our Cinnanut Columbian Cafe Fragrance Oil. This will provide your soap with notes of fresh roasted Colombian coffee that is balanced with warm cinnamon, buttery roasted Brazil nuts, and rich maple. Plus, the fresh scent of the coffee herb is enhanced by the aroma of this scented oil and fresh coffee. So, you will love the delightful blend of these scents in your finished melt and pour soap recipe!

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Coffee Butter Scrub RecipeWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Coffee Butter Scrub Recipe

Also, you can create the Coffee Butter Scrub Recipe with freshly ground coffee beans. These fresh coffee grounds are perfect for lightly exfoliating the skin. Not only is this cosmetic herb good for skin care, but these fresh coffee grounds enhance the scent of our scented oil. The  Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil has a scrumptious aroma of a fresh brewed cup of coffee with notes of chocolate syrup, creamy vanilla, and sweet marshmallow. Plus, this scented body and body recipe uses skin loving cosmetic oils and butters that will both exfoliate and nourish the skin. So, this luscious cosmetic recipe is perfect for skin care as well as providing a lovely coffee aroma that you will be sure to enjoy.

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Coffee Melt and Pour Soap RecipeWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Coffee Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

Also, you can use your fresh coffee grounds to create the fantastically scented Coffee Melt and Pour Soap Recipe. This mp soap recipe is both scrumptious and simple to create! First of all, the fresh coffee herb in this scented soap recipe will provide your soap bars with skin benefits. This added herb can be used to both exfoliate and scent your melt and pour soap recipe. Plus, the ground coffee herb blends perfectly with the strong, true aroma of our Worlds Best Fresh Brewed Coffee Fragrance OilFurther, the melt and pour soap can become even more conditioning by including the skin loving cosmetic ingredient of cocoa butter So, you can use these fantastic cosmetic ingredients to create a luxurious and nourishing bar of homemade soap.

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Freshly Ground Coffee Bath Bombs RecipeWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Freshly Ground Coffee Bath Bombs Recipe

Plus, you can use the fresh coffee herb to create another lovely bath and body recipe. You can use our Freshly Ground Coffee Bath Bombs Recipe to create a fantastic bath bomb recipe that you are sure to enjoy! Not only will this cosmetic recipe leave you with a fun, fizzy bath, but this cosmetic recipe includes the nourishing properties of the apricot kernel oil. Further, this lovely aroma blends the fresh scent of coffee grounds with the aroma of our Original Fresh Brewed Coffee Fragrance Oil. So, you will be provided with a strong, true coffee scent with a slight chocolate scent. Altogether the ingredients in this bath bomb recipe will allow you to relax and enjoy the aroma of coffee as you kick back in the bath tub.  

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Toffee Crunch Latte Foaming Sugar Scrub RecipeWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Toffee Crunch Latte Foaming Sugar Scrub Recipe

Although our Toffee Crunch Latte Foaming Sugar Scrub Recipe doesn’t call for any fresh coffee, you could absolutely add some coffee grounds to your coffee scented sugar scrubs. This particular cosmetic recipe uses whipped soap to both cleanse and moisturize the skin. Plus, this fantastic cosmetic recipe can be used to scent the Cafe Caramel Fragrance Oil. So, your scrumptious scented sugar scrub will have an aroma of fresh brewed cappuccino with sweet notes of heavy cream and sweet, sugary caramel. Together the skin loving properties of the whipped soap with the scrumptious coffee aroma will provide you with a fantastic bath and body recipe!

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Fragrance OilWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Fragrance Oil

Also, you can blend our Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Fragrance Oil with the aroma of fresh coffee to create a scrumptious bath and body recipe. So, your cosmetic recipes will have an aroma of rich roasted hazelnuts with buttery notes that will perfectly blend to create a lovely, skin nourishing recipe that smells absolutely fantastic!

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance OilWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance Oil

Another great scented oil that you can include with ground coffee is our Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance Oil. You can use the fresh scent of fresh coffee with the aroma of Arabica coffee with creamy notes of vanilla and nutty hazelnuts. Together these scents will provide you with a coffee scented cosmetic recipe that is nourishing for the skin. All of these lovely properties will create a perfect cosmetic recipe that you are sure to enjoy.

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance OilWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance Oil

Of course, the delightful aroma of the fresh ground coffee would blend perfectly with the scent of our French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance Oil. The ground coffee will enhance the scrumptious sugary aroma of sweet vanilla coffee. So, this blend of wonderful scents would be perfect to use to provide you with a scrumptious cosmetic recipe.

Not only can you make all kinds of fantastic cosmetic recipes, but you can use coffee to create room scent recipes, too. So, you can create the lovely Christmas Coffee Wax Tarts Recipe with real aromatic herbs like coffee. Of course, using these fresh coffee beans will enhance the scrumptious scent of these scented wax melt recipe.  Further, the aroma of the Snicker Doodle Cookies Fragrance Oil adds a sweet aroma of French vanilla with a bit of cinnamon, gingerbread, and maple syrup. This will allow you to create a fantastic wax tart recipe that will provide you with a lovely room scent.

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Benefits of Coffee in Skin Care Recipes

Of course, we all know that freshly made coffee will have a wonderful aroma. This energizing aroma will make it perfect to add to your cosmetic candle supplies or soap making supplies. Plus, there are all kinds of other reasons for using fresh coffee in your skin care recipes. This energetic cosmetic herb is perfect for exfoliating and nourishing the body. So, this cosmetic herb can be useful for improving your complexion and making you feel rejuvenated. If you are interested, then you can check out Why Coffee Is Good for Your Skin from Teen Vogue to learn about even more about the many benefits this herb can provide.

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Reach Out to UsWays to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed these fun coffee scented cosmetic recipes and fun cafe fragrance oils. If you have any questions about any of these various recipes, then you can feel free to reach out to us. There are a few different ways that you can reach out to us, which include the Natures Garden store, the phone help line, and social media. First, you can find us on the Facebook page. Alternatively, you can use @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. You can use these social media platforms to ask questions as well as talk to other craft makers. So, we hope that we will hear from you all very soon!

Ways to use Coffee in Cosmetic Recipes: A Note About Our Herbs

Natures Garden is not responsible for the performance of any of the recipes provided on our website. Testing is your own responsibility as the customer. If you plan to resell any of the recipes that we provide, it is your responsibility to adhere to all FDA regulations if applicable. If there are any ingredients listed that we don’t sell for one of the Natures Garden recipes, we cannot offer you any advice on where to purchase those ingredients. Also, we do not offer any advice on formulating cosmetic recipes. Further, we will not we give advice on altering our existing bath and body recipes.

Sep
14

Calendula Skin Care Recipes


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Calendula Skin Care RecipesCalendula Skin Care Recipes

Calendula herb is a bright yellow or orange flower that is sometimes referred to as pot marigold. This beautiful flower is not just perfect for decorating the garden bed, but can be used to care for the body. In fact, this herbs can be useful for creating all kinds of skin care recipes. The calendula herb skin care recipes from Natures Garden incorporate the gorgeous aroma of this cosmetic flower as well as the fantastic skin care benefits to create amazing skin care products. You can use both Calendula Flowers Whole and Calendula Flowers Powder to create all kinds of wonderful recipes. Simply use this wholesale cosmetic herb with other Natures Garden soap making supplies and cosmetic supplies to create some fantastic products! If you are interested in finding some great cosmetic recipes that use this herb, then you will want to check out the fantastic recipes in this cosmetic blog!

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Bath and Body Benefits

You can use this fantastic herb to provide you with healthy skin and hair care properties. This cosmetic herb has a variety of beneficial qualities that can be used to create effective bath and body recipes. These cosmetic recipes will be able to nourish the body. So, adding this wholesale herb to your homemade recipes will provide you with some benefits. This cosmetic herb will promote healthy, glowing skin and strong, gorgeous hair. If you want to see what this herb can do, then check out some of the wonderful properties that the calendula herb can provide your products.

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Flowers WholeCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Flowers Whole

The Calendula Flowers Whole is a fantastic herb to add to your various cosmetic recipes. Of course, you can add these lovely flower petals to your recipes whole. Also, you can create an herbal infusion with this botanical herb, which can be added to cosmetic recipes. Either way, you can use these methods to create bath and body recipes that will entirely nourish your body from head to toe. Check out some wonderful Natures Garden recipes that you can create with this herb!

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Bath Melts RecipeCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Bath Melts Recipe

One recipe that you can create with fresh, whole calendula flowers is the lovely Calendula Bath Melts Recipe. This bath melt recipe is perfect for nourishing the skin. The skin loving properties of this herb are perfect for promoting healthy skin. These skin benefits along with the moisturizing properties of the cosmetic oils are perfect for skin care. Not only is this recipe great for the skin, but this bath and body recipe includes the scrumptious scent of Asian Pear and Lily Fragrance Oil. This is a beautifully complex aroma with top notes of Nashi pear, apple, and leafy greenery. Plus, this scent has gorgeous middle notes of Jasmine, lily of the valley, and rose petals. Finally, this fantastic scent  has a base of pear nectar, musk, and peony blossoms.

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Hair Conditioner Recipe For BlondesCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Hair Conditioner Recipe For Blondes

Also,  you can use this fantastic cosmetic herb can be used to create the Hair Conditioner Recipe For Blondes. In this recipe, the calendula herb has properties that will promote healthy hair. First, this herb can be useful for dealing with dandruff when applied to the scalp. Also, this herb can be useful for strengthening the hair and leading to stronger hair. After continued use, this lovely herb can lead to soft, shiny and all around beautiful hair! Further, this fantastic recipe is scented with the unique, clean recipe of the Goldie Dreadlocks Fragrance Oil.  This lovely scent has a complex blend of citrus top notes, fruity floral notes that are sitting on a base of sweet vanilla bean and woodsy patchouli base.  So, you will have silky, nourishing hair that smells absolutely delightful.

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Sunshine Cold Process Soap RecipeCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Sunshine Cold Process Soap Recipe

Additionally, the Calendula Sunshine Cold Process Soap Recipe is a fantastic recipe that you can use to create some herbal soap. This floral herb is perfect for soothing irritated skin and promoting healing. Additionally, some people find that calendula is beneficial for reducing varicose veins. Also, this lovely soap recipe includes the Aloe Vera Leaf Powder. This cosmetic herb is perfect for the skin, as well. The aloe vera herb can be used to relieve irritation and help the skin heal faster.  Additionally, this herbal soap recipe includes the refreshing scent of Breezes and Sunshine Fragrance Oil.  This scented oil has an aromatic blend of citrus, fresh marine notes, and summer flowers. You will love the beneficial properties of the herbs as well as the refreshing scent of the fragrance,

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Mothers Day Bath Bomb RecipeCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Mothers Day Bath Bomb Recipe

Another great herbal recipe that you can create is our Mothers Day Bath Bomb Recipe. This lovely bath bomb recipe contains various herbs that will care for your skin.  Of course, one of these cosmetic herbs is the calendula flower petals. These flower petals are great for skin care, as it will nourish and soothe your skin. Plus, these flower petals are perfect for creating gorgeous bath bomb recipes. Also, this cosmetic bath recipe includes the bright, happy scent of our Happy & Free Fragrance Oil. This refreshing scent has notes of feminine floral scents, like jasmine, lily of the valley, and carnation. Along with this lovely floral scent, this fragrance has notes of scrumptious fruit, woodsy notes, and fresh cotton notes. Between the wonderful herbs, refreshing fragrance, and fun fizz you will absolutely love this delightful bath bomb recipe!

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Swirl Soap RecipeCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Swirl Soap Recipe

Plus, you can use these herbal flowers to top the lovely Calendula Swirl Soap Recipe. This homemade soap recipe includes skin loving ingredients, like cosmetic oils and nourishing herbs. Also, this beautiful, skin loving recipe is scented with the gorgeous aroma of our Aromatherapy Energizing Fragrance Oil. This energizing fragrance oil has notes of uplifting and fresh airy notes. These notes are combined with lemon, garden fresh peppermint, spearmint, and wintergreen. These scents are balanced with floral notes of gardenia, jasmine, and rose. This lovely soap recipe nourishes the skin and will leave you with a bright uplifting scent of mint, citrus, and floral scents. Further, the aroma of the fresh calendula flowers is perfect for adding to the gorgeous fragrance. You will find that the scent of this fragrance oil will blend wonderfully with the lovely scent of calendula flowers whole. 

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Natural Facial Night Cream RecipeCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Natural Facial Night Cream Recipe

Further, you can use these cosmetic flower petals to create the Natural Facial Night Cream Recipe. This gentle, herbal recipe is useful for moisturizing the face without clogging pores. Plus, you can use this herbal recipe for preventing pimples and acne breakouts. Also, you can use this cosmetic herb to help reduce signs of aging. This herb can be useful for reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Not only does this recipe contain lovely herbs, but this cosmetic recipe contains skin loving oils and butters that are perfect for nourishing the skin. Together, these cosmetic ingredients will leave your complexion looking beautiful. So, you will love this fantastic lotion recipe for your skin care routine!

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Flowers PowderCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Calendula Flowers Powder

Additionally, you can use the Calendula Flowers Powder to create some fantastic bath and body products. The powdered herb has all the same benefits as the whole flowers. The only difference between these two herbs is that it is in a different form. This is useful for you as this powdered form can be used to create skin care products like lotion or powders that you don’t want to have petals. So, you can incorporate this lovely floral herb powder into some different kinds of skin care recipes.

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Stinky Feet Foot Powder RecipeCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Stinky Feet Foot Powder Recipe

One fun recipe that you can include this cosmetic herb in is our Stinky Feet Foot Powder Recipe. Both the calendula flower petals and the Lavender flowers were used to create this fantastic cosmetic recipe. These powdered herbs provide a lovely aroma and help to eliminate pesky foot odor. Further, this cosmetic recipe includes both the Tea Tree Australian Essential Oil and Lime Distilled Essential Oil. These essential oils are perfect for destroying odor and even killing the bacteria that leads to odor. Also, these cosmetic ingredients provide your recipe with a refreshing aroma that is so much better than stinky feet!

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Sunburn Relief Bath Tea RecipeCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Sunburn Relief Bath Tea Recipe

Also, you can add this powdered herb to the Sunburn Relief Bath Tea Recipe. The calendula powder herb is useful for helping your body heal quickly. Furthermore, this herb is known to help reduce itching. Additionally, you can use this herb to help protect your body from an infection. This can be useful for So, this is a fantastic herb to include in this skin nourishing recipe.

Additionally, this bath and body recipe includes all kinds of fantastic cosmetic herbs. These other wonderful herbs include green tea leaves, lavender flowers, peppermint leaves, oatmeal, chamomile leaves, and aloe vera leave powder. You may recognize some of these herbs as being useful for soothing the skin. The best part of these herbs is that is that each of these wonderful cosmetic herbs can be used to help a sunburn. This herb blend can reduce the pain of sunburn as well as shorten the time required for healing. So, using all of these beneficial herbs in a single bath soak is sure to help your sunburn!

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Other UsesCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Bug Repellent Recipes

Some find that the calendula herb is a useful way to repel bugs. In fact, some people will create a calendula tea that can be used in various recipes to repel tiny pests. First, you can use this flower as a diversion to track garden pests, like aphids, whiteflies, and thrips, from your vegetable garden. All you have to do is plant these pretty flowers around the garden and they will help protect your fruits and vegetables. Not only can you use this floral herb as a calendula bug repellent to repel pests in a garden, but you can use this herbal insect repellent on the body.  If you are interested in trying out an herbal bug spray, you can try out Hello Glow’s article on How to Make a Super Soothing Bug Bite Balm.

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Reach Out to UsCalendula Skin Care Recipes: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you enjoy all of the wonderful skin care benefits of the calendula flowers herb! Also, you can check out our Calendula Class to learn even more details about this herb! In this class, you can learn all about the cosmetic benefits of this herb. If you have any further questions about this cosmetic herb, then feel free to ask us your cosmetic questions. We are available to answer questions in the store, on the phone help line, and online. Our social media pages are an easy way to reach out to us. First, we have a Facebook page. Also, we are available on Instagram and Twitter, you find us using @ngscents. You can use these platforms to ask questions as well as share your own creations. We hope to hear from you soon!

Calendula Skin Care Recipes: Note About Our Herbs

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

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).

May
25

Types of Emulsifying Wax


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Types of Emulsifying WaxTypes of Emulsifying Wax

There are many different Types of Emulsifying Wax that you can use in your homemade cosmetic recipes. Each of these emulsifying agents are very important for creating products that combine luxurious oils with water. This is exactly what happens when the oils and water separate in a bottle of Italian Salad Dressing. While you can shake these ingredients together, they will separate again without an emulsifying agent. Although this works fine for salad dressings, nobody wants to blend their cosmetic products everything they use them! So, it is important to use one of the emulsifying agents to perfectly blend your oil and water together in your homemade products. If you would like to learn more about the emulsifying agents available at Natures Garden and what recipes you can create with them, then this is the blog for you!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: BTMS 25 EmulsifierTypes of Emulsifying Wax: BTMS 25 Emulsifier

The BTMS 25 Emulsifier, or Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol, is a natural emulsifying ingredient that is great for your homemade cosmetics. Not only is this product naturally derived from Colza Oil, but it is very conditioning and gentle for the skin, as well. So, this cosmetic product is perfect for creating creams, lotions, and conditioners that with provide a soft, moisturized feeling to the skin.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe

One of the many recipes that perfectly incorporates BTMS 25 Emulsifier is the Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe. You will love this hair recipe, as it conditions and strengthens your hair! Also, this lotion recipe has a refreshing spa-like scent that is strong and amazingly clean due to the Cucumber Wassabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil with notes of grapefruit and lime, with middle notes of fresh cucumber, guava, and passionfruit, and base notes of wasabi, cilantro, and fern.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Chamomile Light Lotion RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe

Another recipe that the BTMS 25 Emulsifier is perfect for is our Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe. This light, moisturizing recipe allows you to create homemade lotion that is skin loving and moisturizing. Not only does this recipe use ingredients that are wonderful for the skin, but it is scented with the fresh, herbal aroma of our Chamomile Fragrance Oil. 

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Tropical Lotion RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Tropical Lotion Recipe

Also, you can use our BTMS 25 to create this fun Tropical Lotion Recipe. This lotion recipe uses oils and butters that will perfectly care for your skin. Plus, this recipe will include Papaya Dragon Fruit Fragrance Oil, which is a tropical fruitopia of juicy peaches, papaya, exotic dragon fruit and fresh island pineapple tweaked with nutty notes of almond. So, this recipe is delightfully tropical and perfectly nourishing!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Traditional Emulsifying WaxTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Traditional Emulsifying Wax

Also, you can use the Traditional Emulsifying Wax to create some fantastic creations. This emulsifying wax is low odor, highly stable, and highly compatible, so this is sure to make some wonderful products. Plus, this cosmetic ingredient is perfect for creating emulsions in creams, body butters, conditioners, sunscreens, salves, and much more! This emulsifying agent is perfect for creating thick, luscious creams.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Wine Sugar Scrub RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Wine Sugar Scrub Recipe

One great recipe that you can create with the Traditional Emulsifying Wax is the lovely Wine Sugar Scrub Recipe. This cosmetic recipe takes luxurious butters and oils and emulsifies them with real red wine to create a scrub that is unique and cares for your skin! Plus, this recipe includes the scent of the Christmas Cabernet Fragrance Oil, which blends beautifully with the scent of the wine.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Cocoa Dream Cream RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Cocoa Dream Cream Recipe

Further, this Cocoa Dream Cream Recipe is another great recipe that perfectly includes the Silky Emulsifying Wax. This recipe blends thick, skin loving butters and oils with the scrumptious vanilla scent of Butter Brickle Fragrance Oil with notes of buttery, creamy vanilla. Together, this creates a truly fantastic body butter recipe that you are sure to adore!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Silky Emulsifying Wax Types of Emulsifying Wax: Silky Emulsifying Wax

Another great ingredient for many homemade cosmetic recipes is the Silky Emulsifying Wax. This wonderful ingredient will perfectly emulsify your luscious ingredients to create cosmetics that are silky smooth and great for skin care. If you are looking for emulsifying wax for lip balm, then this is the perfect cosmetic ingredient for you! This emulsifying agent is great for creating all kinds of homemade makeup, lip balm, lotions, and hair care, and lotions.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Foaming Hibiscus Scrub RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Foaming Hibiscus Scrub Recipe

One luxurious cosmetic recipe that you can create with this ingredient is the Foaming Hibiscus Scrub Recipe. This homemade scrub recipe is a wonderful product that moisturizes with the lovely butters and oils. Also, this diy scrub will care for your skin with the skin loving hibiscus flower herb. Furthermore, this wonderful scrub recipe use the delicious aroma of the Hawaiian Sea Mist Fragrance Oil with fruity notes of orange, pineapple, peach and strawberry combined with floral nuances of hibiscus, jasmine and lavender that creates a perfect tropical blend that you will adore!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe

Next, we have a lotion recipe that is basically high-end and spa quality. Plus, this lotion perfectly incorporates the Silky Emulsifying Wax. Our Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe has a blend of skin loving oils and herbs that are perfect for skin care products. Plus, this recipe includes the succulent aroma of Lemon, Grapefruit, Peach Nectar, Raspberry, Pink Tulip, Soft Jasmine, Magnolia, Wild Honeysuckle,  and Sheer Musk. This free homemade recipe will nourish your skin as well as leave it feeling soft and smelling absolutely scrumptious.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Pampered Foot Scrub RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Pampered Foot Scrub Recipe

Plus, you can use this emulsifying agent to create the Pampered Foot Scrub Recipe! This diy scrub recipe uses thick and luscious oils that are perfect for nourishing dry, cracked feet. Plus, this recipe includes the bright citrus aroma of our Tangerine Dreams Fragrance Oil. You feet are going to love this amazing foot scrub recipe.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Polysorbate 80Types of Emulsifying Wax: Polysorbate 80

Another emulsifying agent that you may want to include in your homemade cosmetics is the Polysorbate 80. This cosmetic ingredient is perfect for mixing even more oils into your recipes. One option is mixing in heavier oils, like olive oil or castor oil. But, this could be including a higher percentage of oils into your cosmetic recipe. This cosmetic ingredient would be very useful for creating body washes, hair creams, scrubs, and even more cosmetic oil rich recipes!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Green Tea Blooming Bath Oil RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Green Tea Blooming Bath Oil Recipe

The Green Tea Blooming Bath Oil Recipe is a recipe that perfectly incorporates the oils of this cosmetic recipe. Not only does this emulsifier mix the skin loving oils into the recipe, but this ingredient blends the fragrance oil into the recipe. So, this bath oil will nourish your skin and the provide the true herbal scent of our warm Green Tea Fragrance Oil.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Chamomile Light Lotion RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe

Another great cosmetic recipe that uses this emulsifying ingredient is the Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe. This lovely lotion recipe uses both Polysorbate 80 and BTMS to create the perfect blend of skin loving ingredients and the delightful notes of the Chamomile Fragrance Oil.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Polysorbate 20Types of Emulsifying Wax: Polysorbate 20

If you are looking to create a cosmetic product with a smaller amount of oils, then the Polysorbate 20 emulsifier will be perfect for you! This lovely cosmetic emulsifier is derived from natural vegetable sources and is able to blend something light, like a fragrance oil, into the rest of your product. So, every bit of your recipe will include the fantastic aroma of your favorite fragrance oils or light oils. This would be perfect for creating light lotions, body sprays, bath oils, bath bombs, and so much more!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Sexy Body Spray RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Sexy Body Spray Recipe

So, you can use this emulsifying agent to create the beautifully scented Sexy Body Spray Recipe. This emulsifying agent perfectly blends the vibrant aroma of our Extremely Sexy for WOMEN Fragrance Oil into this feminine body spray. So, you will have a sexy diy perfume with gorgeous notes of cactus flower and clementine, blackberry, and vanilla orchid along with base notes of white amber and pimento to create.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Manly Body Spray RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Manly Body Spray Recipe

Also, you can include the Polysorbate 20 in our Manly Body Spray Recipe. This is perfect for making sure that the body spray smells fantastic all the way through. This recipe includes the Light Blue MEN Type Fragrance Oil, which has a refreshing blend of citrus notes which are combined with middle notes of bergamot, balsam, and anise with base notes of patchouli and vanilla. Any strong, confident man will love this sexy, refreshing diy cologne!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Beeswax White PastillesTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Beeswax White Pastilles

Another option you have for adding emulsifying agents to your cosmetic recipes is our Beeswax White Pastilles combined with borax. This is a great way to create some diy cosmetic recipes. Plus, this beeswax is made from the wax of a real honeycomb made by bees. Then, this beeswax is naturally bleached by exposing the wax to sunlight and air. These cosmetic ingredients is perfect for making lotions, lip balm, conditioner, and so much more!  

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm Recipe

One great way that you can use our beeswax in your cosmetic recipes is the scrumptious Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm Recipe. This cosmetic product includes luscious butters and oils along with the delicious Strawberry Sorbet Flavoring. So, you will be sure to fall head over heals for both the taste of sweet strawberry sorbet and the silky, smooth feel of this homemade lip care product.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Margarita Salt Scrub RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe

Another great use of the beeswax white pastilles is our Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe, which is perfect for exfoliating and moisturizing the skin. The skin loving oils and butters are perfectly blended with the rest of this recipe. Further, this recipe uses the Margarita Fragrance Oil, which has notes of lemon rinds, fresh greenery, and the true scent of lime essential oil. This bright, true scent combined with the nourishing oils creates an amazing scrub recipe that you will truly enjoy!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: How Does It Work?

On a molecular level, oil and water are completely different and won’t mix together on their own accord. The water is polar, which means that the negatively charged electrons are unevenly shared in the molecule. This results in water molecules having a more positive end and a more negative end. However, oils are very nonpolar. This means that oils share their negative electrons evenly. So, oil molecules don’t have any charge. While these molecules can mix with others of the same kind, they don’t like to mix with the molecules other kind.

This is where the emulsifiers come in to save the recipe! Emulsifying agents are molecules that have both a polar part on one side and a nonpolar part on another side. So, this molecule is able to mix with both the water and the oil to create a perfect blend that won’t separate! If you would like to learn even more about cosmetic emulsifiers, then click here to check out Emulsions: Making Oil and Water Mix by AOCS.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Reach Out to UsTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed this blog on the importance of emulsifying agents for many cosmetic recipes. While you can use all of these emulsifying ingredients to homogenize your homemade cosmetics, each kind of emulsifier has some unique properties that may be best for certain recipes. So, we thought it could be useful to share their purpose as well as their slight differences. If you have any more questions about any of our emulsifying agents, then feel free to reach out to us on any of our social media pages. You can finds us to ask questions on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, we are available on both Instagram and Twitter where you can find us with @ngscents. We hope to hear from you soon! We always love to see our customers’ creations and we would be happy to answer any questions you may have!

Oct
05

Cold Process Soap Benefits


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Cold Process Soap BenefitsCold Process Soap Benefits

With all the effort that comes along with making your own soap from scratch, it is nice to know the cold process soap benefits. We at Natures Garden would like to remind you about all the wonderful reasons why homemade soaps are the best.

Further, if you are a looking to become a soap maker, we’d like to share the advantages of making your own soap. Depending on what you are looking for in a soap, you may find different aspects of homemade soap appealing. Those that have a difficult time finding soaps that don’t irritate their skin will rejoice after using this soap. People that enjoy crafting and would like to make soaps that are more fun and creative than the typical bar will enjoy this method of soaping. Not only can you combine any scent with any color, but you can create crazy fun designs that are not not often found in soaps. Regardless of what you are looking for in a soap, I’m sure you will be able to find something special in cold process soap!

Cold Process Soap Benefits Main Reason to Soap At Home

The biggest reason you should want to create your own soaps from scratch is that they are better than store bought. It all boils down to quality and making your own soaps is the best way to ensure a quality product with total control of the ingredients. We will discuss exactly what we have found to convince us that homemade soaps are better for the skin.

Cold Process Soap Benefits Better for Skin Than Commercial SoapCold Process Soap Benefits Better for Skin Than Commercial Soap

When you can simply go out and buy a bar of soap, there are some benefits from making your own soap. Though both bars will get you clean, many store bought soaps aren’t as nice for your skin. Cold process soaps can be made with skin nourishing oils, butters, and herbs that really work well for your skin.

On the other hand, commercial bar soaps can contain ingedients that leave your skin dry. Further, store bought soap could have some of the natural moisturizing elements removed. For example, the glycerin in store bought soap, which is created during the saponification process, could be removed in these bars. Thus, leaving you with a bar that really dries out your hands. So, creating your own soap will leave you with a creamy lather that is softening and provides amazing moisture for your skin.

Cold Process Soap Benefits Get Ready For Softer Hands

Since you will have a bar of soap that is more moisturizing than those soaps at stores due to the glycerin content remaining, you will have softer, more moisturized hands! So, say farewell to your lotions and creams because you may not need them as much as you used to need them. These soaps will care for your skin and make sure that they don’t dry out your hands. While your soap will still clean hands effectively, it won’t dry out your skin. Also, you won’t need to buy as much lotion due to your soap extra moisturizing power! So, this is the best soap recipe to create for hands that will help your skin hydrate and heal.

Cold Process Soap Benefits Freedom to Control All Ingredients

When you make your soap at home you have all the control. You can create any kind of soap that your skin could possibly need. You can easily account for sensitivities, allergies, and your skin type. No need to find a specialty bar of soap at the store, you can simply leave out or swap ingredients to create your perfect bar of soap.

Cold Process Soap Benefits Crafting the Perfect Bar of SoapCold Process Soap Benefits Crafting the Perfect Bar of Soap

Since you are going to control exactly what is in your soap bars, you have the power to create a soap that cares for your skin exactly right. You know your skin best and can learn about the properties of different oils to create the perfect soap! Whether you have oily skin, sensitive skin, or dry skin it is within your ability to make kinds of soap, as well as many others, to formulate the bar that will fit your skin type perfectly. Changing the types and amounts of oils in your recipe will impact the bar’s appearance and how it treats you.

An easy way to create the exact soap recipe that you need is to enter in different oils into a soap calculator. This program will tell you exactly what kind of bar your recipe will create. It does help to know a bit about the oils. You can learn quite a bit about soaping oils through our Soaping Oil Properties class.

Cold Process Soap Benefits Soaps that Care For Your Skin

Further, you can choose from a wider variety of soaps when you have control of your ingredients. Stores don’t often have a wide selection of soaps. Often, there are different brands of the same old, generic kind of soap. Additionally, those that do find the rare, more natural bar of soap are likely to find it to be too expensive. So, you are more likely to be stuck with very little choice regarding your soap. However, creating your own soap from home will open the door to so many possibilities. You can literally make any kind of soaping recipe to find the exact recipe you enjoy best. No more waiting and hoping in the cosmetics aisle, it’s time for you to get more and better choices regarding you skin care!

Cold Process Soap Benefits Potential to Create All Natural SoapCold Process Soap Benefits Potential to Create All Natural Soap

Since you can control all of your ingredients, you have the option to create soap bars that are fully natural. For those that prefer to live on the more natural side, you can create soap without anything synthetic at all. You can include some herbs and spices to naturally enhance your soap with some nice properties. For example, you can add Chamomile Flowers to your soap for its relaxing and skin softening properties. There are so many herbs that provide different kinds of benefits that are explained for each one on the Natures Garden website.

Further, you can use powdered herbs to naturally color your soap, such as Beet Root PowderSpirulina Powder, or Cocoa Powder Organic. Additionally, an additive like Activated Charcoal has both deep pore cleansing properties and the ability to color your soap! You won’t have to turn to unnatural colorants or additives if you don’t want to, because there are plenty of options. All the decisions on ingredients are up to you!

Cold Process Soap Benefits Can Make Sensitive Soaps

As I mentioned before, you are able to create bars of soap that are perfect for sensitive skin. So, those that have had a difficult time with typical bars of soap may have more luck creating their own bars of soap. There is no fear of the recipe being changed all of a sudden to add an ingredient you are avoiding and no worries about finding the exact right product, because you control it all. If you have sensitivities to certain colorants, fragrance oils, or other ingredients, then just leave them out of your soap batch and enjoy the freedom!

First, there are many substitutes for colorants that have been mentioned and you can even leave the soap batch uncolored. Also, you can either create an unscented bar of soap or add one of our all natural essential oils. This option can be easier for sensitive skin and allows you to still scent your bar. Lastly, you don’t have to worry about unnatural ingedients in a natural soap bar! You can make everything homemade from natural ingredients to create a sensitive bar that will be gentle on your skin.

Cold Process Soap Benefits Creating Soaps With PurposeCold Process Soap Benefits Creating Soaps With Purpose

Plus, you can create soaps with a specific function. Instead of looking for a product that will fit the needs of a certain situation, why not create exactly what you need? We have a few recipes that were made with a specific activity in mind. So, all of the ingredients were researched to ensure that they would work properly for their intended use. For example, the Cold Process Shaving Soap Recipe was specifically formulated with the intention of creating a rich lather for shaving. So, every ingredient has a purpose and they work together to create the desired effect, which you can see on our blog for this recipe.

Cold Process Soap Benefits Total Creative Freedom

Or course, with full control over the ingredients comes full creative power. Since you are making your soaps from scratch you can make any kind of shapes or designs that you’d like. Some designs and techniques take more skill to master, but even the soaps you use to practice these techniques can be used. So, you won’t lose too much from working on your soap making abilities.

Cold Process Soap Benefits Ability to Make Creative SoapsCold Process Soap Benefits Ability to Make Creative Soaps

Another benefit of creating cold process soap is that it is a form of art. There are many different ways to change the appearance of you cp soap whether you are using swirls, layers, or a modeling soap recipe. You can get in touch with your inner artist and create something beautiful. While it can take time to get really good at making pretty soap,  eventually you will be able to make any kind of soap you’d like!

First, you can create swirled soaps like the Lavender Cold Process Soap Recipe or the Peeps Cold Process Soap Recipe. While swirled soaps are lots of fun, you can create more simple recipes that are just as cute. For example, the Peppered Poppy Seed Cold Process Soap Recipe is a solid color with poppy seeds that was placed in a flower shaped mold. While this recipe looks more fun than a typical bar, it is very simple to create differently shaped soaps. Further, we have even more cold process soap recipes that you could look through on our webpage.

Cold Process Soap Benefits Customizing Your Soaps

Another great benefit of creating cold process soap is creating any style you’d like. Ever have the problem of trying to find soap you like that actually matches your home? With cold process soap making, you can create soaps to match your home or make them your favorite color. But, there is one twist that makes homemade soap making better than store bought soaps.

This twist is that you will be able to create any kind of scent and style combination. For example, you can create a blueberry scented soap that is colored red. While it’s unlikely that you would would want this exact soap, you have to admit it would be pretty hard to find this exact soap in stores. This is just a single example of all the fun combinations you can get into. All you have to do is pair a favorite scent with a fun recipe or design! So, if you want a unique scent and color combination this is the best option! Never settle for soap when you can create cold process soap with your favorite scents that match your bathroom perfectly. This gives you the opportunity to use you favorite scents in soaps without compromising the soap’s appearance.

Cold Process Soap Benefits Additional Fun with Soap Making Cold Process Soap Benefits Additional Fun with Soap Making

We aren’t kidding when we say that you can add many fun things to your soaps! The possiblites are endless. In fact, we created a Wine Cold Process Soap Recipe that used real wine to add some authenticity and create an even better scent with our fragrance oil. Also, we added real, raw honey to our Oatmeal Milk Honey Cold Process Soap Recipe to add the beneficial properties of honey to our bars of soap.

We would love to see your cold process soap creations!  Show us what you have created by tagging us on Instagram or Twitter @ngscents. You can also post pictures of your handmade soap on our Facebook Page!

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16

Flax Seed


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flax seed Flax Seed

For all the crafters out there, do you like to experiment with different flowers, plants, or herbs? Have you ever tried anything with flax seed before? Flax seed is a fantastic ingredient! It is very versatile and can be used in many different industries! Did you know that in the old original tellings of Sleeping Beauty, she actually pricks her finger on a sliver of flax and not on a spindle? Cool right? Flax seed can be used for soaping, bath and body products, skin care and even hair care!

Flax seed is a very beautiful flower, otherwise known as common flax or linseed. It can be either annual or perennial and is part of the Linum genus. In Northern Ireland flax is used as the emblem and in Belarus common flax is the national flower. There are two basic varieties of flax seed, brown or yellow gold. However the flower is a bright pale blue color. In a cave in the country of Georgia, evidence was found that dates flax seed back 30,000 years! Isn’t that awesome? Even in ancient Egypt, there were paintings of flax inside temples and priests only wore linens made with flax because it was considered a symbol of purity. Mummies were even entombed with the flax linens!

This flower can be used for so many different industries. Soaping, skin care, hair care, and bath and body just to name a few. Do you suffer from migraines or horrible headaches? Flax is a main ingredient in eye pillows to help with the pain! We even have an awesome free recipe for Relaxing Eye Pillows here at Nature’s Garden. It is used as a beautiful natural decoration for soaps, and it contains antioxidants that are great for protecting you from heart disease and your skin from skin cancer. Flax seed also helps with many other skin conditions such as psoriasis, dermatitis and rosacea. It also contains omega-3 fatty acids that are great for helping cuts to heal faster and keep your skin smooth and hydrated. For hair care, flax seed helps to prevent hair loss, makes hair easier to manage and provides it with many essential nutrients.

Here at Nature’s Garden we actually offer whole flax seeds and even a flax seed class! Just type “flax seed” into the search bar on our site and it will take you right to a page titled “Search Results for Flax Seed” that offers our class and the seeds. We even have more great free recipes with this wonderful ingredient. Try our Curl Pop Hair Gel recipe or our Silky Hair Gel recipe. Both of those are an amazing treat that you and your hair will both love!

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For women, ground flax seed may even help with symptoms of menopause like night sweats and hot flashes. But please don’t take this blog as medical advice! We only sell flax seed for external use. Always make sure to talk to your doctor before using anything in place of medical treatment! Fun fact! Linseed oil is used for linoleum and printing inks for drying oil. Flax seed is such a versatile product that you will most certainly love it in whatever project you use it for! Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns and keep watch for more Enlightened by Layla!

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