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Grannys Favorite Lotion


3 grams Liquid Glycerin

3 grams Stearic Acid

3 grams Emulsifying Wax

15 grams Golden Jojoba Oil

75 grams water

0.5 gram Germaben II

0.5 gram Sunflower Fragrance Oil


Weigh all ingredients except Germaben II and Fragrance together. Heat in mircowave until all solid ingredients are melted (just before water begins to boil). Blend with immersion blender to ensure complete emulsification. Add Germaben II and fragrance mix well. Pour into bottles. Allow to cool.

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Citronella Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

1 cup grated Castile soap
1/2 cup water
10 drops citronella essential oil
5 drops eucalyptus essential oil
1 T. dried, crushed pennyroyal leaves

Mix the ingredients into the melted soap/water mixture. With an electric mixer, whip the soap until it has doubled in volume. Spoon the soap into the prepared molds, pushing it into the molds as best you can (the beating action cools the mix, so work quickly). If the mixture has cooled off and thickened so much you can't put it into the molds, hand mold the soap into large balls.

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Bath and Body Tip #7

If you use oils in your bath be careful as it may make the bath tub slippery.


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