Be very careful with soap-making it can be dangerous, and some recipes should never be done around children as temperatures can get very hot.
Soaps and Fantasies This site has some of the most amazing techniques, all true genius!
DIY Homemade Peppermint Mouthwash Recipe
Make Your Own Moisturizing Body Butter! This stuff is an absolute MUST during the winter months! :-)
Homemade Salt Scrubs w/Epsom Salt
Lavender Bath Salts for sleeping - relax your mind and get a restful night's sleep after these :-)
DIY cranberry fig solid sugar scrub
I would never think of making it, but this is really interesting. Homemade Probiotic Deodorant...pinner says this is stuff really works!
Lowe's now has instructions to make your own soap molds. I know the wooden ones work - because I made molds very much like these a couple years ago. :-)
Natural Deodorant! Rather than using a deodorant with aluminum, this is made with coconut oil (SO good for you), baking soda (to absorb odor), arrowroot powder ( I think to absorb liquid), and essential oils of your choice. I used lavender (great for healing of skin) and Lemon (antibacterial). Smells great, too! Let's see how it works! So far, so good!
homemade deodorant- made this yesterday and tried it today and its AMAZING!! No more aluminum based ones.
Garden Hand Scrub 8 oz jelly jars filled ¾ full of sugar. Then I added liquid dish soap until it almost reached the top. Dawn Hand Renewal with Olay. Stir to mix soap & sugar together. I found a butter knife worked best. You want the consistency to be paste like & not too runny or firm. So you may need to add more sugar/dish soap to get the correct consistency. The sugar works like an exfoliate removing the dirt while the soap washes it all away.
The Gaines Gang: Garden Hand Scrub
Make Your Own Gardener’s Hand Scrub | One Good Thing by Jillee--Fill 8 oz or 12 oz canning jar with sugar. Top off with pink Dawn dishwashing soap (The one with Oil of Olay in it). Stir it together to make it a paste like consistency. You might need to add alittle bit of sugar at a time. Rub a spoonful or two on dirty hands and rinse. Smells good too.
Dangers of not enough fats include not enough energy because fat is the slowest energy form to burn and that is why excess is stored. Not having enough nutrients such as vitamins A,D,E, and K will cause a nutrtient deficiency. Not having enough fat can cause unsuccessful hormone production, and fats are required to produce hormones.
make your own olive oil shampoo. Must try this, especially for my swimmers who have dry hair from the chlorine.
Preparing to Make Soap: Equipment