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Caring For Your Product

Caring for your product after purchase will help make your soap, massage bar, whipped body butter or candle last a little bit longer.  Cold Process Soap: During periods of high humidity cold processed soap will "sweat". This is due to the naturally occuring glycerine in handmade soap that attracts the moisture from the air. Glycerine is highly beneficial for the skin! Commercial soaps have this glycerine removed and make bi-products with it. To prolong the life of your soap, keep out of direct stream of water and in a soap dish that drains well. This will allow the soap to dry between...

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Lets Talk About Massage Bars

Lets Talk About Massage Bars

At a recent market interest was shown in our massage bars so I thought I'd give an overview of the butters we use, their properties & their benefits for which I make no claims, medicinal or therapeutic.  So just exactly what is a Massage Bar? To put it simply, it's a solid body butter or solid moisturiser.  How does one use a massage bar? Best results are given after a shower. Towel dry and massage the bar over your body. The heat from your body melts the bar. Use sparingly and massage in well, if your skin is too oily, dab off...

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Learning how to make candles!

Learning how to make candles!

Let me start off this blog post by saying making candles is definitely not for the faint hearted! To my fellow chandlers (a person who makes candles) I take my hat off to you, correction I take all my hats off to you! If you think making a candle is simply melting wax, adding your fragrance, pouring into a wicked jar...think again! Candlemaking is much more than a craft, it's a science and like any science you must research, test, experiment, test, experiment and test again. Not only is this time consuming but also very costly because every jar, every...

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Whipped Body Butter

Whipped Body Butter

With Winter upon us in Australia, your skin can become dry, flaky, and in want of moisturising. Our creamy whipped body butters, are created with organic cocoa butter & shea butter, gently fragranced, and best applied after a shower and massaged into the skin, giving a non-greasy feeling that your skin can appreciate.Cocoa butter is also rich in natural plant compounds known as phytochemicals. These substances might improve blood flow to the skin and slow skin aging by protecting against damage from the sun's harmful UV rays.Fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter a perfect cosmetic ingredient for softening skin....

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