It's time to sadly admit that winter is in and it's only going to get chillier from here on out. Not that I'm unhappy about that, I love layering clothes and wearing giant coats and making snow angels. But for as many days I love the winter, there are just as many when the wind tries to tear my face off and I just can't get the chill out of my bones.I find there is nothing as relaxing as steeping in the tub, and nothing makes a bath better than the accompanied fizz of a bath bomb. It makes sense somehow that in the winter, when our sources of natural water have been converted to hard ice or...
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2 tablespoons apricot kernel oil (or almond oil)
1/4 cup walnut oil (or grape seed oil)
1/4 cup stearic acid powder
1/2 teaspoon fresh baking soda
1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
1 cup water (or rosewater)
Combine the oils and stearic acid powder in a heat-resistant container. Combine baking soda, aloe vera gel, and water in another heat-resistant container. Heat oil mixture in a water bath until mixture is a clear liquid and all the stearic acid powder is melted. Heat water mixture until just boiling. Slowly add 1/3 of water mixture to the oil mixture and stir....
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