Easy Aloe Vera Hair Gel Recipes

Learn to make great hair gels using aloe vera gel. If you have healthy hair, psoriasis, eczema, dandruff, split ends, or dermatitis there is a gel for you. Enjoy these easy to make hair gels. Your hair and scalp will thank you.

Homemade Deodorant: Why Bother?

Commercial deodorants have a plethora of chemicals added to them that you expose yourself to every day. Parabens and aluminum chloride are the major offenders, but they’re not the only ones. Avoid the dangers of potentially unsafe chemicals by making your own effective homemade deodorant.

Chocolate Cherry Valentine Bath Candy Recipe

This is a quick and easy recipe to make a Valentine bath candy. Think about this, no calories, just an awesome luxurious bath that will make your skin sing with happiness.

Vitamin E – Facts and Fiction

You will read a plethora of information on the benefits of vitamin E both as a supplement and as a preservative. The question is how much of what you read is true and how much is hype? Hype not only misleads, but can be detrimental.

Halloween Bath Gels

These are fun and easy Halloween spa recipes to make yourself, or with your kids. Make them for a Halloween spa party or just for your own bath time retreat. Let these bath gels release your bath oils and fragrances for a perfect fun fall bath experience.

Packaging Bath and Spa Products

Packaging bath and spa products can be super cheap or super expensive. How much you end up paying will depend completely on your packaging needs. If you’re putting together a product as a gift or resale, packaging is as important as what goes into making the product. On the other hand, if you’re making a bath or spa product for personal use, you probably want the container you use to be the least expensive you can get. This post will show you some ways to cut costs on packaging for gifts and resale, and how to package super cheap for personal use.

Great Gifts Kids Can Make

Kids can feel powerless when it comes to gifts they would like to give their friends and family. You can give them power when you teach them how to make delightful spa gifts. Imagine them giving delicious cherry flavored lip balms to their friends. How about a scented linen spray to give to an aunt? This post will give you a few recipes for gifts kids can make that are super cheap and loads of fun.

How to Make Rosewater

On line you will find dozens of recipes on how to make rosewater, but very few sites give you the most important information. They don’t tell you about the type of roses to use. There are thousands of varieties of roses, some very fragrant, some have a slight fragrance and some may as well be silk flowers at least as far as your nose is concerned.

Super Easy Homemade Deodorant Recipe

A homemade deodorant recipe is the way to go if you want to avoid the risks associated with such additives as aluminum. Using a homemade deodorant won’t prevent you from perspiring, but will keep you smelling wonderful all day.

Two Relaxing Essential Oil Recipes using Ylang Ylang

Every day has its stresses, but some days seem to be awful, often due to an accumulation of little things. You forget to set your alarm clock. You’re going to be late for work. You get to work and find out there’s going to be a layoff and you don’t know if you’re on the list. You get a call while at work, you’re kid has a fever and the school wants you to come pick him up. And on and on your day goes. You need a way to help you cope. That’s where the following two essential oil recipes come in. Quick to make essential oil recipes, particularly those made with ylang ylang are great rescuers you can use anytime.

How to Preserve Your Bath and Body Creations

If you make your bath and body products for yourself, or to give as gifts or to sell, it’s critical to understand how to safely preserve them. There are a number of preservatives that I consider down right unsafe to use.

Three Awesome Frankincense Essential Oil Recipes

If you read my post on frankincense essential oil, you’ll understand why I’m so excited about this oil that I wanted to post recipes for its use. Besides all the benefits listed in my post on frankincense essential oil, it’s renowned for its benefits for all skin types.

The Difference between Fragrance Oils and Essential Oils

In the world of fragrances used in perfumes, candles and skin care products, there’s a lot of room for confusion. You have fragrance oils, essential oils, absolutes, cosmetic grade, food safe, therapeutic grade oils (which, by the way, there is no such thing), pure oils, organic oils and synthetic oils. By knowing the difference between fragrance oils and essential oils, you will know which to use in order to make perfect spa creations.

Introducing Spa Recipes Galore: Customize Thousands of Spa Recipes

Create thousands of completely customizable spa recipes at your fingertips absolutely free for members of SpaFromScratch. These spa recipes include 10 of the most useful essential oils and 19 commonly used carrier oils. See how it works…

5 Spa Creations You Can Make in 10 Minutes or Less for Under $10

If you read my last post “A Christmas to Remember” I suggested you could create incredible spa gifts for very little money. In this post I’m going to give you some ideas you can wrap and put under any Christmas tree with pride.

Perfect Gifts for Men That Shave

Sometimes choosing the right gift for a guy can be difficult, but if he shaves, you’ve got the perfect solution. You can customize a gift with just him in mind by making a pre-electric shave lotion, shaving lotion, and after shave lotion.

Spa Gift Basket – The Perfect Romantic Gift for Couples

For the couples in your life, a romantic spa gift basket is a perfect gift choice for anniversaries, holidays, or anytime. Romantic spa gift baskets can be as simple or as complex as you want to make them depending on your budget.

Natural Baby Skin Care

Your baby is totally dependent on you to make the healthy decisions for him or her. Some of those decisions will revolve around baby’s skin. The big question is; what are the healthiest lotions, oils, powders and shampoos to use? Fortunately the answer is easy…

Super Simple after Bath Splash Recipe

This is one of the simplest to make and most refreshing to use after bath splashes you will find. The fragrance from real lemon is invigorating and wonderful making it perfect for personal use or as a gift.

Debby’s Jasmine Body Powder Recipe

Given the loveliness of the jasmine fragrance it’s no wonder it was labeled a “gift from God” by the Persians. However, it’s not just the sweet smell that makes jasmine a great pick for any spa creation.

Basic Bath Bomb Recipe

A bath bomb is the playmate in your bathwater. They swirl, twist, and fizz while all the time adding fragrance and other benefits for your skin. This basic bath bomb recipe will get you started.

Homemade Bubble Bath Recipe

This homemade bubble bath recipe is easy to make. When you melt the Castile soap and add water and glycerin to it, you get a bubble bath. You can then add your essential oils, fragrances and/or other oils to make a wonderful bubble bath that is both delightful and good for your skin.