Tag: lavender

Botanical Bath Bombs Recipe   After the overwhelmingly positive response we’ve received from our Bath Bomb Ornament tutorial, I wanted to do a similar recipe, this time using botanicals as part of the formed bath bomb. Since this recipe calls for soap molds rather than classic bath bomb molds, it is a great way for […]

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  This recipe may be simple in preparation, but it’s anything but simple in appearance! With a hint of purple color and dried lavender buds speckled throughout the mix, this salt scrub is as pretty as it is effective. While dead sea salts scrub away dry skin, nutrient rich grapeseed oil replenishes lost moisture leaving […]

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4 Best Oils for Damaged Hair The harsh cold of winter makes hair care a nightmare. Split ends, brittle hair, dry scalp and hair loss are hair-travesties we can experience during snowy months, and each takes time from which to recover. Spring is the perfect time for hair transformation. Mild Temperatures and the coming of […]

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Here?s a simple little recipe for beautiful and beneficial, lavender speckled soaps that are sure to please the eye as well as the skin.   Neroli Essential Oil is known for increasing circulation and stimulating new cell growth. It also works to prevent scarring and stretch marks and can soothe dry, irritated or sensitive skin. […]

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Guys- this soap is SOOOO pretty!! When I was planning this recipe I wanted something sweet and feminine, and the result came out better than I expected! The jasmine fragrance is soft and beautiful and the lavender buds lightly speckled throughout the clear base are visually stunning (my iPhone pictures really don’t do this one […]

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Recipe: Lavender Bud Bath Salts 3 Ingredients. That’s it. That’s all you need to make this lovely relaxing bath soak. Pretty, isn’t it?! After a long day at work, a nice hot bath with relaxing salts and mood mellowing lavender is just what you need. Okay, so let’s get started. You’ll need: 2/3 cup Unscented […]

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I’ll admit- there’s a certain store in the mall, one that boasts overflowing wooden bins of lush handmade body products, that I lust over. It’s just so divine. Some of the products look and smell so delicious that you’re left wondering if you’re supposed to rub them on your skin or eat them. With so […]

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Yesterday I had a freak-out moment. While lotioning up after my shower, I spotted one. A small, dark-purply spider vein creeping up behind my knee. A SPIDER VEIN! Eeeekkk!!!! I’m sure the neighbors could hear my squeals of horror. While my initial reaction was “Why God?! Why?!?!?” my second reaction was a little more rational: […]

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Fresh, clean laundry is a scent that’s hard to beat. Right out of the dryer smelling so sweet.I just love when my clothes and linens smell fantastic. Typically, I’ll be in the laundry detergent aisle sniffing each and every fabric softener forever, just to make sure my laundry smells amazing. I love incredible smelling laundry. […]

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Lavender Oil Healing Properties Lavender oil is most commonly associated with its smell and therapeutic properties that are helpful when trying to relax. The smells can even be used to help with sedation. In the world of physical healing, it is known for its ability to treat skin. It is one of the more helpful […]

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Recipe: Cuticle Oil Blend Ugh. It’s that time of year when dry skin has completely taken over. My hands. My feet. My elbows. My nose is even taking a beating! Although I’m doing everything I can to combat the havoc winter is reeking on my skin, sometimes I feel like my efforts are all for […]

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I’m not sure if it’s been the stress of the holiday season (because let’s be honest, as enjoyable as the holidays are- they’re equally as stressful) or just a few nights of sleeping in the wrong position, but my body has been aching and sore all over. I’m not feeling lousy in any other way, […]

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Sometimes it’s absolutely necessary to pamper yourself. To close the doors to the outside world and focus solely on YOU. It’s good for the soul. Good for the mind. And, in this case, good for the skin! After event-filled weekends packed with socializing, food, and a few holiday cocktails, my skin has been in need […]

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Thanksgiving is almost here. I know, I can’t believe it either. Many of you have prepped homemade soaps for your guests, so why not go the extra mile? Prepare your home with essential oils to add that extra special touch to your festivities! Below are some aroma therapy tips to make each room stand out […]

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Rustic Soap Balls If you can’t commit to the process of making your own bar soap just yet (I know, it can seem a little intimidating to the inexperienced, but you’ll be ready soon. It’s too much fun and you don’t want to be the person left out of the loop! If you’re sensing some […]

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I can’t help but fall in love with dried botanicals. They’re just so pretty, right?! Blended into a beautiful soap, displayed in a fancy dish in a potpourri blend, used in a sachet to hang in your closet and fill it with sweet fragrance…they just make me feel so girly. Not to say that the […]

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