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Making Chocolate and Vanilla Lip Balm With Kids

by Andrea Butje on August 21, 2013

Making lip balm with kids is so much fun! When you’re making lip balm with kids, you’ve got quite a few great flavor options. The chocolate/vanilla is definitely a favorite! There are a few steps to complete before you get the kids in the kitchen to make the lip balms. You’ll need to infuse cocoa absolute and vanilla […]

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Winter Dry, Chapped Skin Butter

by Andrea Butje on February 15, 2012

This aromatic butter recipe makes a silky, easily-applied chapped skin body butter that moisturizes, soothes, and protects. Body butters are pure nourishment for your skin! The true art of creating body butters has to do with the ratio of butter to oil to wax. To create a chapped skin body butter that’s soft and easy […]

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Solid Natural Perfumes

by Andrea on January 3, 2011

I love solid natural perfumes. They can be simple to make, and are so beautiful–and I don’t have to worry about synthetics.     One of my new favorites is made with beeswax, vanilla infused jojoba wax, Neroli essential oil (Citrus aurantium var. amara), Petitgrain essential oil (Citrus aurantium var. amara or Bigaradia) and Orange essential […]

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