Showing posts from November, 2020

Exfoliating Orange Slice Soap Recipe

How to make an exfoliating orange slice soap recipe.  It's easy to make with melt and pour soap, coffee grounds, dried orange slices, and essential oils.  This recipe is adapted from the December 2020 Simply Earth Essential Oil Recipe Box. Although the weather is still fairly warm for this time of the year, my skin is already protesting the cooler weather.  I have switch my skin care products over to more moisturizing products to prevent dry skin. I got the December Simply Earth box, and I had to make the exfoliating orange slice soap recipe.  I needed an exfoliating bar to help with my dry skin. I adapted the recipe because I wanted it to more exfoliating, so I added some coffee grounds.  If you have the box, you can play along with this recipe or use the original recipe.  

Christmas Scented Wax Tablet Air Freshener

How to make a Christmas scented wax tablet air freshener with essential oils.  This cute wax air freshener uses both soy wax and beeswax, and it's decorated with fresh holly.  Use it to give off a light scent or give them as gifts. I have two dogs, two cats, three kids, and a husband.   Having a nice smelling house is important to me. Until this year, we had therapists for in home therapy four days a week.  Thankfully, we've graduated from therapy, but you better believe I was borderline obsessed with the house smelling fresh while they were here! This Christmas, I wanted a fun Christmas scent for a natural air freshener.  These Christmas scented wax tablet air fresheners give off a light scent.   They are perfect for small spaces.  I keep one near my desk and a few in a pretty dish in the bathroom.

How to Make Stress Relief Shower Steamers

Learn how to make stress relief shower streamers.  Also called shower melts, these are like a bath bomb for the shower.  It turns your shower into an aromatherapy spa with lemon and lavender essential oils. Raise your hand if you feel stressed. I see a lot of hands.  As I type this, we are in well into 2020, and the holiday season is fast approaching.   It's a safe bet that we could all use some stress relief shower streamers right now.  These also make great gifts.   As far as a DIY goes, these are fairly easy to make.  They aren't quite as finicky as a bath bomb, and you really don't need a special mold. You will need some common kitchen ingredients and some essential oils.  Make several and place them in a mason jar or bag to gift to someone who could use some stress relief. Teachers come to mind.  Or friends.  Or family.  I mean, who wouldn't want the gift of stress relief?