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Lye Spots on Soap

What do lye spots on soap look like? Below are two pictures – one that shows’ a lye pocket (this pocket is liquid) and the other shows’ lye spots (hard white spots)

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Soapwort – also known as Bouncing Betty

The soapwort in my rock garden is starting to flower.  This is one of my favorite flowers, not only is it beautiful and flowers from June to September, but it has many uses. Soapwort (Saponaria) has been know for thousands … Continue reading

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Roses – the benefits of Roses are many

Wild Roses grow like weeds in the area we live in, I pick the rose hips every year and make infused oils for soaps and lotions and jellies and purees for a food source during the winter. Rose hips are … Continue reading

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Benefits Charcoal Soap

Black Soap (Charcoal Soap) It sounds bizarre, but activated charcoal is used in natural soaps and cleansers all over the world and has a number of different benefits. It has been used for thousands of years by many cultures. Most … Continue reading

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Hemp Seed Oil Uses

Hemp Seed Oil Uses  The Benefits of Using Hemp Seed Oil in Skin Care Have you ever used hemp lotion or hemp soap? My skincare regimen consists largely of these products. It makes a big positive impact on the look … Continue reading

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Dead Sea Mud Benefits

Dead Sea Mud and its Benefits to Us The minerals that are found in the Dead Sea are known to improve the health and appearance of skin. The mud and salt from the Dead Sea have very high concentration of … Continue reading

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Coffee Soap Recipe

Maybe your asking why a Coffee Soap Recipe?  Why would I want to put coffee in my soap? Coffee grounds act like an exfoliate helping to remove dead skin cells from the top layer of your skin.  This helps to … Continue reading

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Deet Free Insect Repellent

DEET Free Insect Repellent The spring and summer months are a great time to get outside and enjoy mother nature. But getting bit by mosquitoes can make you want to stay inside. Most people reach for the most popular insect … Continue reading

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How to make soap from coconut oil

Coconut oil for making cold process soap AND getting all those bubbles Coconut Oil for making cold process soap adds special qualities that not every carrier oil has.

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Get Rid of Cold Sore Lips

Are Cold Sores Contagious These cold sore Lips…..the cold sores keep coming back Cold sores continue to come back over and over again, because they are a virus. How can I get rid of cold sore lips? Are Cold Sores … Continue reading

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