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by Rustic Escentuals To make a unique Valentine's Day gift, I decided to use a similar technique that I used in the Bubble Gum Lip Balm Tutorial . Check out that tutorial if you haven’t had a chance! This tutorial will be using a small heart cookie cutter, which can be found at Michael's or Joann's crafting stores. unique Valentine's Day Gift - heart lip balm tins! Supplies and Equipment Needed Spoons Rubber gloves Glass measuring cups Scale Disposable pipettes Mini-Melting Pot (optional) Microwave (if no melting pot) Lip Balm Slider Tins - 0.25 oz Small Cookie Cutter Heart - 3/4 inch size Natural Lip Balm Base Sugared Strawberries Flavoring Oil Lip Balm Tint in Rose Blush Lip Balm Sweetener
Here are a few pictures to show what happens when I make CPHP. Your results may vary, though! Please note that this tutorial is designed for those already familiar with cold process soap making. Melt oils and mix up lye solution as you would with CP. You don’t have to worry about controlling the temperatures. Add the lye solution to the oils as soon as you’re confident the lye is completely dissolved.
An easy recipe for homemade dishwashing detergent... cleans your dishes and smells great doing it! You'll be amazed at how much money you save when you make your own homemade dish soap. I make all my own homemade dishwashing detergent , laundry detergent and personal hygiene soaps (shampoo, shower gel, homemade liquid soap, the works) and my monthly grocery bill has gone down by about 25%. This is a quick, easy homemade dish soap recipe. It cuts grease, kills germs and gives your spirits a lift every time you use it! And, if you want a scent other than citrus, I've included a couple other disinfectant aromatherapy blends you can try.
What do you get when you combine a 5 gallon bucket and a toilet plunger? An off grid washing machine. Well, maybe not a machine in the traditional sense, unless you consider my hands the motor.
Marji here again with another recipe to save you money on your laundry. I don’t go through fabric softener as quickly as I do laundry soap , but I figured there had to be a recipe to make my own for less than what I pay at the store for it. I found one on pinterest and it is really easy to make and uses things you probably have on hand!
You don't have to waste money on toxic chemicals to clean your home, treat a cold, or pamper your skin. Lemon juice is a simple, natural alternative that can replace countless bottles of over-priced chemicals. 10 creative ways to use lemon juice 1. Grease removal - A mixture of plain water and lemon juice is tough enough to bust through any grease on your kitchen appliances and counter tops. 2.
by Mike Barrett April 24th, 2012 Updated 02/18/2013 at 8:22 pm Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular home remedies for a number of conditions, and is often utilized as a powerful cure when common medical interventions offer no relief. It can even be used as a cleaning agent around the house. Health professionals have been utilizing apple cider vinegar to enhance lifestyle changes and target certain ailments for ages, and chances are one of these apple cider vinegar cures can help enhance your own life . Just a Handful of Apple Cider Vinegar Cures Here are just a few of many apple cider vinegar uses and apple cider vinegar cures:
Why should you take the time to make homemade cleaners? Well, first of all, plenty of studies show that toxic, conventional cleaning supplies are bad for your health, your child’s health, and the planet’s health. See the following posts for more information… <a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/Inhabitots/;kw=content1;sz=300x250;ord=123456789?" target="_blank" ><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/Inhabitots/;kw=content1;sz=300x250;ord=123456789?" border="0" alt="" /></a>
What’s with all these “natural” deodorants in plastic packaging? Four years ago, I found the perfect plastic-free deodorant solution for me . But after discussing the issue with others, I came to realize that deodorants are not one-size (or smell) fits all. We each have different body chemistries and what works great for me might leave you stinking like a cat litter box and feeling like you’ve been rubbing your pits with poison ivy. Or barbed wire.
April 28, 2009 at 4:04 PM by Michael de Jong | "If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive." ~ Dale Carnegie We all have hair -- some more, some less. (Some of us even have it where we don't want it!) Fine, medium, coarse, light blonde, copper-brown, honey-red, ginger-twist, sun-kissed, winter wheat or ash -- no matter, it's all hair. And maybe that color is even naturally yours (yeah, right!)
You know those Biore pore strips you buy at the drugstore for about $12 a pop? Yeah, those . Today I’m going to teach you how to make your own homemade pore strips .
You can’t believe how easy it is to make your own face toner at home. Much like the honey facial , the homemade sugar scrub , and homemade bath bombs . Man, I just can’t get enough of the homemade beauty treatments can I? Face toner acts as an astringent for oily faces and cleans up all the stuff you can’t see. It’s great for summer skin. Here are your ingredients for Homemade Face Toner :
I like a good bath. It’s the best way for me to unwind, escape the dishes, catch up on a little pop culture in the way of an US Weekly or a thick People Magazine, and deal with my ongoing pain . I’ve written about how to make homemade bath salts, and how to make homemade sugar scrub , and today I’m going to show you how to make homemade bath bombs. They’re the bomb. Ha ha, I slay myself .
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