Cosmetic Recipes

Much like the main content of this blog, I'm using this page as a resource for me!  No more searching through my homemade files for that recipe I really like!!  Help yourself to share in them as I've borrowed them from others before me!

Basic Body Butter
Stir together:
*3/4 cup coconot oil (or use 1/2 oil, 1/4 cocoa butter)
*3 drops essential oil (optional)

Homemade Bubble Bath
*1/2 c glycerin
*1 qt water
*4 ou castile soap
*5-10 drops essential oil
Mix glycerin and water and dissolve soap over heat.  Add essential oil.  Shake before using.

*Mix 1/4 c baking soda + 1/4 c cornstartch or arrowroot starch in bowl
*Add unrefined coconut oil, 1 T at a time and mash into bowl with fork until mixed (apx 4-6 T)
*essential oil for fragrance (optional)
Apply with fingertips from bowl or squish into an old deoderant container.

Jack'sWashing Soap
*Pour 2 cups grated castile bar soap into sauce pan (roughly 3/4 of the soap bar)
*Add 1/2 cup water (I use distilled)
*Add 3 T glycerin (found at pharmacy near band-aids)
*20 drops essential oil (optional, any preferable scent, Jack chose sweet orange)
Stir over low heat until dissolved and store in plastic squirt bottle.