Thursday, November 1, 2012

Creating gifts for Preteen Girl's

Lavender dreams Bubble bath

A gentle way to loll your baby into slumberland.
A great gift for a mom with a baby with colic
A relaxing bath for those who can't sleep.

1 quart (4 cups) distilled water
1 (4oz) bar castille soap (humectant) (grated or flaked), you can also use 1 cup unscented shampoo as an alternative to the castille soap.
3 ounces liquid glycerin (skin moisturizer)
3 drops lavender fragrant or essential oil

Mix all ingredients together. Store in a container. Pour in warm running water.

Strawberry Creme Perfume (or lemon verbina Perfume)

1 teaspoon Jojoba oil
2 tablespoons Almond oil
2 tablespoons melted Beeswax
30 drops (1 teaspoon)  Strawberry fragrance  Or Lemon verbina

Place a small bowl, preferably glass or stainless steel, into a saucepan filled with hot water.
Pour in jojoba oil and almond oil and mix well.
Melt beeswax separately (can be done in a cup in the microwave by heating a few seconds at a time until melted).
Add beeswax to oils; remove bowl from saucepan and stir in essential oils or fragrance.
Continue to stir while the mixture cools down.
Pour in to suitable small jars as soon as it starts to thicken.
Put lids tightly on jars once your perfume creme has cooled down completely and label.
Allow the jars to rest in a cool, dark place for 2-3 weeks before use.


 Loving sunshine Cologne

 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
 3 Rose Petals
2 cups of water

 Simmer for 2 minutes in an saucepan cool strain and  bottle


Lemon Meringue Pie Hand Lotion

This lotion can be used on both the body and the face.

2 tablespoons grated beeswax
1/4 cup coconut oil
2 tablespoons apricot kernel oil
1/4 teaspoon lemon oil
2 tablespoons liquid glycerin
2 tablespoons distilled water
1 teaspoon borax powder
1-3 drops yellow food color (to give it a light yellow color)

Melt the beeswax and all oils in a heavy saucepan over low heat and stir until the wax dissolves. Stir in the glycerin and continue to simmer while doing the next step. In a separate, small pan, boil the water and add the borax powder, stirring until dissolved. Slowly pour the hot water and borax mixture into the oil and beeswax mixture, stirring constantly with a wire whisk. Continue to stir until the mixture forms a thick, white cream and has cooled to room temperature. Bottle.


Lemony Body Powder

This safe, all-natural body powder has a wonderful, uplifting fragrance and is soothing to all skin types.

half pound of cornstarch.
15 drops of lemongrass essential oil

To six tablespoons of the corn starch, add the essential oil and mix.

Add the remaining corn starch to this, then place it in a food processor for thirty seconds to mix thoroughly. Store in an airtight container. Enjoy as you would any body powder.

You can make rose or jasmine the same way. Just switch the oils.


Soothing Waters blend

Got a hyper child or add or adhd child this can help sooth them.

Note color also effects your mood. Hence the color of the bottle

2 drops Sandalwood essential oil
2 drops Camomile essential oil
2 drops Clary Sage essential oil
1 drop Lilac essential oil
1 tablespoon carrier oil

Put essential oils and carrier oil in small vial. Inform them it is a medicine and not to be misused.

This oil is intended to be a calming agent. Wear or place a bit on a bit of fabric, cotton ball etc. And sniff. Don't over do it. You can add a drop to your wrist and breath as needed.

A good place to get a vial is this site


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