Bath Bomb Recipe
This year I made some bath bombs for Christmas Gifts, but not just any bath bombs.
These are not the put in the bath and fizz up quickly, these bath bombs will help to moisturize that dry itchy winter skin.
In this bath bomb recipe cocoa butter or hemp butter are added for wonderful moisturizing properties and as you drop them in your tub, they will gently and slowly fizz while moisturizing your skin as you relax in the bath.
These have always been a favorite, but I usually just make them for family and friends. This year I made more and sold them at the Christmas Craft markets I attended. Continue reading
Hemp Butter Recipe
Hemp Butter is extra moisturizing and healing for those dry cracks in the skin caused by the harsh winter environment. I made this recipe to help my husbands hands while working in the cold winters in Baffin Island.
Easy Bath Salt Recipes
I would like to share with you some of the bath products recipes I have been using and making myself. Learn how to make a bath salt to soak in the tub relieving sore, achy muscles. Continue reading
DIY Natural Sunscreen Lotion Recipe
You can make your own natural sunscreen using natural oils; some natural oils have great protection without the harsh chemicals that can be found in some store bought sunscreens.
Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide are two other natural ingredients used in natural sunscreen.
What does Zinc Oxide Do?
Zinc Oxide Powder 4oz/120g (Made in Canada)– by Amson Naturals
Zinc Oxide is a great addition to natural sunscreen as it blocks both the UVA and UVB sun rays, when using sunscreen with Zinc Oxide you don’t have to wait the suggested 15 – 20 minutes as recommended with other sunscreens. The zinc oxide is a physical blocker and works to block harmful sun rays as soon as it is applied. Continue reading
Skin Care Products to help Dry Skin
With so many skin care products on the market it often gets difficult to decide what to use. Everyone has different skin, dry, oily, sensitive, young and aging.
You can choose from many creams out there that claim to help with your skin, but read the labels. Will they really help? Many have chemicals that are really not very good for our skin.
I have tried many creams and lotions, but with very sensitive skin it can be difficult, so using products with little or no chemicals is what I found works best. Continue reading
The Shelf Life of Oils
When I buy my oils for soap and lotions I’m sure to check the expiration date and make sure the oils are used before they go bad.
Can I add Cannabis to my product?
I have had many enquires from people concerning the addition of Cannabis in the products they make now that Cannabis is legal in Canada so I sent a letter off to Health Canada.
Below is their reply with links for all the information you will need to be compliant.
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Where to buy soap making supplies
On of the biggest challenges when making soap can be trying to find the best places to buy your soap making supplies, below you will find soap suppliers that I have used.
The cost of making your own soap
How much it costs to make soap depends on the ingredients you are using and where you are purchasing those ingredients.
Beautiful Handmade Soap