Colloidal Oatmeal Recipe

Colloidal Oatmeal (Avena sativa) is a natural product which helps soothe and soften dry skin and relieve itchy skin rashes and irritations.

To produce colloidal oatmeal, whole oats are very finely ground. This enables the grain to readily absorb liquid. When the colloidal oatmeal is added to bath water, it almost instantly gives a slightly milky, almost slimy consistency to the water, which then coats the skin, moisturizing, softening, and protecting it. The emollient, or skin-softening, properties of oat products come from ingredients in the oatmeal such as cellulose and fiber.

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Herbal Infusion How-To

You may have heard or seen the term herbal infusion or herb-infused oil on a soap label or recipe, but didn’t quite know what it was. Here’s a simple recipe for infusing your favorite herb or botanical into an oil.

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Ultra Comfort Buckwheat Pillow Instructions

Nothing beats a good night’s sleep, so it’s important to find a pillow that will support and pamper your neck in just the right way. The all-natural, hypoallergenic buckwheat hulls that have been used in the Orient for centuries to help support the body. The small buckwheat hulls shift inside the case to match the exact contour of your neck and head. The even support means no more cramps or muscle tension.

Natural buckwheat filling is ideal for people allergic to feathers and synthetic materials. Since they’re small and easy to carry, these malleable pillows also make great gifts for friends who travel.

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Rose Geranium Body Powder Recipe

Sprinkle this fine natural body powder all over your body for smooth silky skin. The sweet scent of the jasmine combined with the rose petals and geranium makes a very feminine fragrance.

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Felted Soap Instructions ( with video)

What is felted soap?!

It’s your soap and washcloth all in one. Made with 100% Merino or Alpaca wool roving and handcrafted soap bars. Wool has natural anti-fungal properties and will retain its freshness. As you lather the soap, the wool remains tight around the soap making the bar last longer. The felt shrinks along with the soap as you use it, and the casing can be reused by slitting along the edge and inserting a new bar of soap.

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