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Pumpkin Spice Aloe & Shea Soap Recipe

I used fresh aloe vera gel in place of the water and a large amount of shea butter went into this recipe. Since it will be done curing in October I added orange and black colorant and a pumpkin spice scent. 134 more words


Thoughts on Soapmaking & Crafstmanship

I’ve always had a passing interest in soap. However, it wasn’t until recently that I decided to take the plunge and make it myself. Many times I’d talk myself out of entering this venture because I lacked the materials, knowledge, and the confidence to work with lye. 1,635 more words

Get Juiced with Cranberry Butter Soap

Get Juiced with my Cranberry Butter Soap. Made with a skin-loving, moisturizing combination of Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil and Cranberry fruit. The scent is ripe for fall with sweet and tart notes of cranberries and citrus. 91 more words

All About Soaps

How I Roll: Rose City Rollers, Havirland Style

The Rose City Rollers sock pattern is (or certainly ought to be) a staple of every sock knitter’s library. Mara Catherine Bryner (@orangeknits) released this sensational free pattern back in 2015. 315 more words


DIY Sugar Scrub Bars

If you like a little bit of a spa experience at home, this one is for you. These sugar scrub bars are super easy to make, require no precision whatsoever and use ingredients you probably have lying around at home. 472 more words


Stop the Bomb Drop a Shower Flower

I love my Moon Press for Bathing Fizzes. No matter the mold, I still feel these a challenge to make each time.

The two pictured below are examples. 66 more words

Homemade Skin Care

Some Notes about Plumeria

Taking a moment to contemplate beauty: the fierce, passionately real, full-on mesmerising beauty of the plumeria (frangipani) flower. Vivid, sun-drenched tropical colours soaking in velvety petals, a deep breath in gives an intoxicating scent. 394 more words

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