Winter is here and for many people that can mean extra dry skin. Give your face a blast of moisture this season with an all-natural and wonderfully rich cream that will provide dry and maturing skin with the moisturizing nutrients it craves. This moisturizer works great as a night cream for those who are prone dry skin all year round.
If you have acne prone or oily skin this is the lotion for you! All ingredients have been tested and will not clog pores. Using natural ingredients for skin will ensure only the best care for your face. This is a light textured lotion that you can use during the day under makeup or on its own. To make your own Sunscreen see Make-it-yourself Tip section on Sun protection.
Create your own natural long lasting tea lights using all natural vegetable waxes or beeswax and non-lead North American made wicks. Great for your essential oil diffuser or wherever a little candle light is needed.
A gentle soap that cleans and conditions while repelling fleas and other insects. Deodorize and refreshes fur! Rinses easily and does not remove oils necessary for healthy coat and skin. Hikers and Campers will benefit by taking a bar of this soap with when roaming the great outdoors and pests are sure to keep clear! Use it while showering or bathing. For extra protection, rub a little soap on the outside of your hiking boots, collar of coat or shirt.
The following recipe is made using the cold process method. You can also use the hot process method which uses Potassium Hydroxide as a base instead of Sodium Hydroxide. For full details on this method of making Liquid soap please read Catherine Failor’s book titled Making Natural Liquid Soaps. You will find this book listed on our web site under books. You may also find this book at your local library.
Using Cranberry Lane’s Natural Hand Made Liquid Soap to make a body wash is a breeze! If you want to make your own liquid soap see our Liquid soap recipes. (above) When adding essential oils to Liquid soap some will cause a thickening effect immediately, while others (mainly citrus types) will cause a thinning of the soap.
The main ingredient in Bath Salts is Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulphate). This natural mineral soothes and relaxes sore muscles. Sea Salt (fine or coarse) eliminates moisture build up in bath salts and contains some therapeutic minerals. Dead Sea Salt contains the highest therapeutic mineral content of any of the salts.
Nothing compares to a deep, restful sleep. You will wake up feeling refreshed after a good night's sleep. Try this DIY salve recipe enriched with shea butter and Lavender Essential Oils that can double as a moisturizing balm!