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Glycerin

Glycerin is such a fabulous simple ingredient that makes products feel so much better on the skin. It draws moisture from the air and product, onto your skin to hydrate and replenish lost moisture. It is naturally found in homemade … Continue reading

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Potassium olivate and Potassium castorate

Potassium olivate (saponified olive oil), Potassium castorate (saponified castor oil) Once the oils have been saponified, they have been CHANGED by the lye to a chemical! So it no longer has sals in them. Cool hey? Now, making a BAR … Continue reading

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Emu Oil

Emu Oil is AMAZING! If you haven’t checked out all the fabulous skin-care uses and benefits of Emu oil, you are seriously missing out! Along with being Salicylate-free, the anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, anti-wrinkle, anti-oxidant and cell-regenerating properties of Emu oil make … Continue reading

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Lanolin Oil

Lanolin Oil is a new favorite oil that I came across today and I LOVE it!! Have you seen how awesome it is for your skin?! I am using it in my body lotions, Face creams and possibly my chapstick, … Continue reading

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Raw Eggs and how to pasteurize them

Have you Noticed? I use ALOT Of eggs in my recipes. (Check out my Yummy Breakfast Shakes Recipes) And some of them are raw. This is frightening to alot of people, and I WAS not one of them! Until I … Continue reading

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DIY Sunscreen (Salicylate free)

Zinc Oxide is the ingredient I use to make a natural sunscreen.It is highly effective and personally tested. I used my homemade 20SPF sunscreen when I spent 2 hours in the sun on a lake, and you could TOTALLY see … Continue reading

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Optiphen Plus Preservative

I decided to go with a more reliable, stable preservative for my lotions, and I love this stuff!!!  As well as being touted natural, this preservative is Salicylate, Paraben and formaldehyde free. Are YOU loving the sound of this stuff … Continue reading

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Ricebran Oil (with natural SPF)

Ricebran Oil is a new, lovely little treasure I recently found for skin! It has natural SPF, which we all know reduces the signs of aging if used regularly! It is light-weight and natural.Gentle on even a baby’s skin. It … Continue reading

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Wheat Germ Oil

Wheat Germ Oil is FULL of nutrients and vitamins! This little gem has more Vitamin E than any other vegetable oil. It is rich in Vitamin D and Vitamin A, protein and lecithin. It is a strong antioxidant. It helps … Continue reading

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Butter vs Margarine – healthy or toxic?

There has been a big discussion on butter and margarine since they came up with Margarine! Check out this link to see more about where margarine came from! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150787443196062&set=a.409953971061.206948.719791061&type=1&theater Here’s a quote from the above link: “Margarine was originally manufactured … Continue reading

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