Category: Bath & Body Recipes

Step by Step Guide to Making Dry Oil Spray!

colorful dry oil sprays

Here is a step by step guide to making dry oil spray with Cyclomethicone! Be colorful!! As we all know the wonder ingredient for sprays is what?  Yes Cyclomethicone!  Cyclomethicone Cyclomethicone is a clear, odorless silicone based oil. It leaves a silky smooth feel when sprayed directly onto the skin. Because it evaporates quickly, it’s… Read more »

Take a look back at holiday soap making projects!

Chemistry Store Soap Display

So many ways to be creative when making handmade soap or a skin care product!! Check out our Crafting Library for all of these recipes and much more!! The creativity comes from within ourselves.  Because there are so many ways to make soap and other skin/bath care products, we thought it would be nice to… Read more »

DIY Melt & Pour Spring Flowers Recipe!

Orange spring blooming flowers

Flowers are in bloom! The flowers will be in full bloom so this is the time to capture their beauty or even make a colorful arrangement of flower shaped soap bars!  Pull out all those flower molds and left over soap making supplies and let’s make a bouquet! We are making a nice colorful flower… Read more »

DIY – Melt & Pour Egg Massage Easter Basket Soaps Recipe!

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Totally functional colorful massage Easter egg soap!!!  Use Melt & Pour Soap with this Massage Egg Soap Mold to create a festive functional soap bar!! This is also an easy melt & pour Egg Massage soap mold and recipe which are perfect for spring and Easter. We did something different here…!!!  We re-batched and re-colored left over… Read more »

DIY Critters Melt & Pour Fun Hand Soap!

melt & pour kids critters soap

Kids’ DIY critters melt & pour soap!  So easy mom and dad can do it too!!  Pick your critter and their color!  Be creative maybe have a purple frog!! We will show you how to make melt & pour critter soap in different floral scents and colors using our Milky Way Critters soap mold! This project… Read more »

DIY Melt & Pour Soap Crayons Recipe – Kids at Bath Time!

crayons melt & pout soap

Melt & Pour Soap Crayons for the Kids Bath Time!!! Brilliant!  Talk about unleashing the crafting creativity! Turn bath time into a fun time for the whole family!  Give mom that much needed time to relax while the kids play with the Soap Crayons!  Guess what?  They will be bathing at the same time; just… Read more »

DIY Shaving Cream for Men Recipe!

DIY Shaving Cream for Men

DIY Refreshing Citrus Shaving Cream!!! Give yourself a nice, clean shave that leaves you smelling citrusy. You might actually start to look forward to shaving.  The ingredients used are specially formulated to sooth and refresh!! Come on let’s get busy!  Ladies you need to help so you can try it too!! DIY Shaving Cream for… Read more »

DIY Men’s Skin Care – Handmade Cuticle Balm!

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Need a Cuticle Balm? Rough, dry hands get brittle and break down…Yuk!!! You can easily avoid cracked, painful cuticles in the winter and summer with a little moisturizing balm. Today we are going to use Beeswax and Shea Butter with Lavender Essential Oil, Orange Essential Oil and Vitamin E.  This handmade cuticle balm is also perfect to rub… Read more »

DIY Men’s Skin Care Products – Aftershave Recipe!

Skin care for all men

Stop suffering through your aftershave! Aftershave is a part of almost every man’s skin care routine, but many commercial aftershaves are made with alcohol and burn on freshly-shaved skin. Whether your’e a man looking for a better way to shave or need the perfect gift for a man in your life, this DIY aftershave is… Read more »

Hair Conditioner – Chemsoft Conditioner Recipe!

Chemsoft Conditioner Base

Chemsoft Conditioner Base!!! is an easy-to-use, economical conditioner concentrate. It’s naturally derived from canola oil, other vegetable oils, coconut oil, and plant fatty acids and sorbitol and has been specially formulated and balanced to ensure the highest conditioning for the lowest cost. In hair care applications it provides excellent conditioning, anti-static properties for wet combing,… Read more »

Foaming Bath Butter Sugar Scrub Recipe!

White and Raw Sugar

With the Foaming Bath Butter Salt Scrub being such a big hit we decided to make the Sugar Scrub too! Remember from yesterday…Salt Scrub vs Sugar Scrub? Brief Recap Salt  Salt Scrubs are more abrasive and do a better job of smoothing out the rough skin and much more.  Learn more about our salts. Sugar Sugar… Read more »

Foaming Bath Butter Salt Scrub Recipe!

Foaming Bath Butter Creamy Salt Scrub

Salt Scrub vs. Sugar Scrub? Do you know which one to pick? Salt Salt Scrubs are more abrasive and do a better job of smoothing out the rough skin and much more.  Learn more about our salts. Sugar Sugar scrubs on the other hand have smaller, finer granules, which make a gentle exfoliant that is suitable for… Read more »

Foaming Bath Butter Creamy Parfait Soap Recipe!

Creative Foaming Bath Butter Parfaits

Luxurious Foaming Bath Butter Parfait!  Looks so creamy and feels amazing! You know how good the food pictures of a traditional Parfait look? Well this recipe for a foaming bath butter parfait will look so delicious you might take a bite!  You will be tempted anyway! This recipe calls for a double batch of Foaming… Read more »

Foaming Bath Butter Man Soap Recipe

moisturizing skin lotion

Make a creamy Man Soap that any guy would love to use! All you need is one Foaming Bath Butter base, a Natural oil like Grapeseed oil and your favorite Fragrance oil or Essential oil!  You don’t need much as it will lather up very nicely! Don’t forget! The Chemistry Store only sells the original trademarked… Read more »

DIY Stress Relief Foot Soak Recipe

Dead Sea Salt Foot Soak

Who is without stress?  Well your feet can feel it as well as you… We all tend to live in denial of our feet during most of the winter.  We wake up … put socks on immediately… take a shower … put socks on immediately … climb in bed and then finally remove our socks from under the covers.  Our… Read more »

DIY Organic Shampoo and Conditioner

DIY Shampoo and Conditioner

Let’s start with hair Hair is our crowning glory but due to factors like stress, pollution, improper care and so on, it can be damaged easily.   According to Wikipedia our hair is a bit more complicated than we think.  The most common interest is focused on hair growth and hair care. Did you know? The speed of hair… Read more »

How to Make Exfoliating Lotion at Home

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DIY lotion just got easier! Lotions and creams moisturize your skin to keep it looking healthy and young, and exfoliation helps slough away dead skin cells for brighter, clearer skin, so why not combine the two? Our exfoliating lotion recipe gives you an easy way to make your own lotion at home with gentle exfoliation for… Read more »

DIY Organic Natural Body Wash Recipe

diy natural body wash recipe

Make your own natural body wash in no time! While many people love homemade soap, others prefer body wash because it has great foaming and is easy to use. But you shouldn’t have to sacrifice all natural products to get the feeling you love. With the unscented organic body wash base from Stephenson it’s quick… Read more »

DIY All Natural Deodorant Tubes

diy natural deodorant recipe tutorial

More and more people are making the switch to all natural bath and body products, and it’s easy to see why. With many commercial products filled with toxic or at least questionable ingredients, it’s comforting to know exactly what’s in everything you use. Some products, like deodorant, are hard to live without, but with this… Read more »

Homemade Caffeinated Eye Serum w/ Vitamin E

caffeine eye serum recipe diy vitamin e

Help keep your skin looking healthy and young! When it comes to skin care, your eyes need the most attention. The thin skin around your eyes is prone to wrinkles and dark circles and requires extra moisturizing to keep looking young and fresh. Caffeine and vitamin E are both great ingredients for your skin as… Read more »

DIY Massage Non-Greasy Lotion Bars w/ Vitamin E

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Get your romance on this Valentine’s Day! Lotions and other bath and body products are common Valentine’s Day gifts, but it’s easy to make them yourself! Solid lotion bars are becoming more and more popular because they offer great moisturizing and applying them is like a mini massage. Our easy recipe is designed to feel… Read more »

His & Hers Valentine’s Body Spray Recipe

diy his & hers body spray valentine's day gift ideas

The Valentine’s Day gift anyone will love! Not sure what to get that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Perfume or cologne is a common choice, but some fragrances can be expensive, and sometimes it’s hard to find the right scent. DIY body spray is a great alternative because you can customize the scent, and it leaves your… Read more »

Chocolate Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe

chocolate brown sugar scrub diy recipe Valentine's Day

Indulge your sweet tooth & pamper your skin with this easy sugar scrub! Valentine’s day may be  a month away, but it’s closer than you think. With love in the air, it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll get for that special someone! DIY sugar scrubs are an easy way to show someone you… Read more »

How to Make Holiday Tea Bath Salts

DIY dead sea tea bath salts

In just 5 easy steps! Bath salts are a great way to pamper yourself  and make the perfect gift this holiday season. There’s just nothing like soaking in a hot bath with the scents of the season all around you! Bath salts are also an easy way to take care of your skin as they leave… Read more »

DIY Dead Sea Salt Scrub Recipe

how to make dead sea salt scrub

Salt scrubs make the perfect gifts! It’s that time of year again! The holidays are fast approaching, and you need the perfect last-minute gift for that special someone. This year, give the gift of smooth skin with a homemade salt scrub! Salt scrubs are a great way to get rid of dead skin cells and… Read more »

How to Make Luxurious Lotion Bars

diy solid lotion bars tutorial

In Just 3 Easy Steps! Lotion bars are one of the easiest DIY moisturizers you can make, and many people prefer them over liquid lotions or creams. Lotion bars have the fewest ingredients of any lotion, so it’s even easier to control exactly what goes on your skin. They’re also great for getting moisture locked… Read more »

DIY Body Butter Recipe & Guide

whipped body butter diy tutorial

Keep your skin healthy w/ homemade body butter! In the winter months, your skin is likely dry, chapped, and badly in need of some TLC. You need a strong moisturizer to bring it back to life, so pamper yourself with a rich, creamy body butter. And you can make it at home! New Sensations Body… Read more »