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More ways to keep those pesky flying insects away!

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Weekly Roundup 5/16 – STOP the swarming! Flying insects are the worst!  Use this easy insect deter method! Everyone loves to enjoy the outdoors especially this time of the year but it is impossible to go outside without the swarming of pesky insects like mosquitoes, flies, horse flies and gnats!!  Use this easy and quick… Read more »

Do you like camping? Be sure to pack these Essential Oils!

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Weekly Roundup 5/16 – Essential Oils and Camping! Everyone loves to enjoy the outdoors when camping but can’t seem to keep those aggravating insects away!  Don’t knock yourself out from swatting at them; try this simple and quick insect repellent spray recipe!  Just spray directly on your skin!  We will be using our essential oils and packaging…. Read more »

Do annoying pests interfere with your outdoor activities?

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Weekly Roundup 5/16 – We are starting the first part of our Healthier and Cleaner Home Inside and Out series using the outdoors as our theme. Everyone loves to enjoy their yards but unfortunately so do the flying and biting insects as well!!  Here is a simple and quick spray recipe that you can use on… Read more »

We have to stop meeting like this!!! — TGIF is here!!

TGIF end of work week

We did it!  How was your work week?  I do believe a fun filled weekend is in order!  Don’t You? It’s Friday, which means it’s the end of the work week. As you move into your weekend, remember not to let your fatigue and stress hold you back in your career or your life! Let’s end… Read more »

Why You Should Use Essentials for Your Skin 4/18 – Weekly Roundup

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How do Essential Oils work?  Can they help your skin? How Essential Oils Work The therapeutic potential of essential oils, like other plants-derived remedies has yet to be fully realized.  Although numerous medical herbs have been utilized since antiquity, many of which have been exploited to provide the biologically active compounds which form the basis… Read more »

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 »

DIY Linen Spray with Cyclomethicone and Air Freshener!

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Make your own Linen Spray and Air Freshener with Cyclomethicone!  It is so easy and smells so fresh!! Keep your home smelling fresh all year round! With school being out the kids will be running around the house, so you want your home to look and smell great for when you have guests!  But as… Read more »

DIY – 3 Easy Steps Perfume for Mother’s Day!!

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You can make that perfect perfume with that favorite scent for Mother’s Day!! Three easy simple steps… Let’s make some perfume for Mother’s day as well as for personal or business use! We all know that Mother’s Day is a day to honor all the moms in your life, and if you are a mother, then… Read more »

DIY Hot Process Soap for Mother’s Day!

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What is the difference between Cold Process and Hot Process Soap? The main difference between the cold process and hot process methods is temperature. In cold process, hot oils and lye are combined to initiate the saponification process.  Hot process soaping is fantastic and quick!  This method gives results in a style by design bar… Read more »

DIY Cold Process Soap for Mother’s Day!

colorful cold process soap

What is cold process soap?   Cold Process soap making is the act of mixing fixed oils (common oils include Olive, Coconut and Palm) with an alkali (Sodium Hydroxide or Lye). The result is a chemical process called saponification, where the composition of the oils change with the help of the lye to create a… Read more »

4/4/16 – Weekly Roundup – Getting Ready for Mother’s Day!

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Mother’s Day is a very special holiday…having said that, you definitely want to give that perfect gift! Did you know that celebration of Mother’s Day began in the United States in the early 20th century; it is not related to the many celebrations of mothers and motherhood that have occurred throughout the world over thousands… Read more »

Creative flower soaps and kids crafting!

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

More DIY Melt & Pour Spring Flowers Recipe!

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MORE SPRING FLOWERS RECIPES!!! 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… 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 »

Top 10 Ingredients for Lotions & Creams

DIY keep young healthy skin

Want to know how to keep your skin healthy & young? Curious? It is so easy!  Start your personal DIY lotions and creams skin care product line now!!  You will see amazing results almost instantly! We are ready and prepared to help you!!  Also, visit our Crafting Library for recipes, ideas and helpful tips! Top… Read more »

3/21 Weekly Roundup – Easter and Spring Break are Here!!

Easter and Spring Break is Here

Easter and Spring Break are here!! What a wonderful time of the year! Even though we are plagued with heavy yellow dust, called “pollen” now, when it’s over, it is worth it! Flowers are blooming and everything that can grow outside is growing! Easter Good to know! Easter is one of those holidays that fall… Read more »

3/14 Weekly Roundup Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and More!

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Luck of the Irish!!!  Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with us!  Start off by filling this season with DIY skin care, bath and body products. Use your soap making crafting skills!  St. Patrick’s Day is full of fun and creative crafting ideas! This is just one of the many fun scrubs we are making! Specials and Freebies!!… 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 Melt & Pour Easter Basket Soaps Recipe!

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Eggs in a Basket Milky Way Soap Mold the whimsical designs of two rabbits in a basket of eggs and a chick pulling an egg in a cart.  These easy melt & pour Eggs in a Basket soaps are perfect for spring and Easter. We did something different here…!!!  We re-batched and re-colored left over soap…. Read more »

DIY – Festive Easter Gents Melt & Pour Soap Recipe!

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2 Gents Milky Way Soap Mold features one well-dressed rabbit, and one in an old-school roadster car. These easy melt & pour gentleman rabbits soaps are perfect for spring and Easter. We did something different here…!!!  We re-batched and re-colored left over soap.  We call it our “SoapPeeps” Once the melting and recoloring was done… Read more »

DIY – Putting Together a Special Easter Basket!

Melt & Pour Easter Soaps

It is the Season!!  Spring is a few weeks away which means Easter is almost here! Put together a special Easter Basket with simple Melt & Pour festive Easter and Spring molds!! Our Easter Soap Molds make great soaps for the Easter holiday and the entire spring season! Children and adults alike will love the… 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 »

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 »