What do you want to know? Why can fragrance or essential oil be added to emulsified products after it’s cooled? Can we add perfume to our products? How to make a jelly-like salve?

In the What do you want to know? post, Marjo took the opportunity to ask a bunch of great questions. Let’s take a look at a few of them here. WHY CAN WE ADD FRAGRANCE TO LOTIONS AFTER THEY HAVE COOLED?Why can fragrance oil be added later on.. does it not ‘ sweat’ out of … Read more

Weekend Wonderings: The search engine. What’s methylisothiazolinone (preservative)? Where can we buy Crodamol STS?

THE SEARCH ENGINEI can’t do anything about the search engine. My husband is a computer guy and he assures me the problem is on Blogger’s end, which has been confirmed by many other Blogger users and readers. I have written to them. I have changed the format of the blog. (I can’t go back to … Read more

What do you want to know? Making a body milk (part four)

If you’re new to this series on making a body milk and want to know more, please check out part one, part two, and part three to see where we derived this recipe and what modifications we can make! Here’s our starting recipe… BASIC FACIAL MOISTURIZER RECIPE MODIFIED TO BE A BODY MILKWATER PHASE85.5% water OIL PHASE10% oils4% … Read more

What do you want to know? How to make a body milk (part two)

We took a look at a basic body milk recipe we could make using a facial moisturizer recipe yesterday. Let’s take a look at a few different versions of this recipe! BASIC FACIAL MOISTURIZER RECIPE MODIFIED TO BE A BODY MILKWATER PHASE85.5% water OIL PHASE10% oils4% emulsifier COOL DOWN PHASE0.5% preservative VERSION #1 WITH PUMPKIN … Read more