4 Attempts – 4 Successes – Perfect Saturday!

It’s Saturday and I am at it again — making a mess in my kitchen.

Today, I made 4 different batches of lotions and every one of them (knock on wood) has turned out perfectly — exactly as I envisioned them.   I love when that happens.

I won’t get a chance to get good pictures of the final products until tomorrow, but I took plenty of “making” pictures today! Continue reading “4 Attempts – 4 Successes – Perfect Saturday!”

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Mystery Soap Cutting

On Saturday I posted a teaser for a couple of soaps that I made that day.   Today I unmolded and cut them.  As promised, I am posting the “after” pictures.

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In search of the holy grail (in a shampoo bar)

Earlier today I posted about my exciting batch of failed soap.   That was so much fun,  I decided to be experimental again and try out a totally new (for me) thing with inventing “the perfect shampoo bar”.

So I thought, “What would be the perfect ingredients for a shampoo bar?”.   Well, I decided to take the “kitchen sink” approach (more is better) and go for it  (my hair needs a lot of help). Continue reading “In search of the holy grail (in a shampoo bar)”

Sweet 16 Cream -New Experimental Lotion Recipe

Tonight I was feeling experimental, so I concocted a new cream recipe and did some experiments on it.  We’ll have to wait and see what happens to it tomorrow.  I may have pushed the envelope too far, or it could be great.  Only time will tell.

I decided to call this “Sweet 16 Cream” because I included many anti-aging oils and ingredients.   The essential oils blend I used smells sweet, innocent, and light – like a carefree 16-year-old (or a marshmallow) (or both). Continue reading “Sweet 16 Cream -New Experimental Lotion Recipe”