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Anti-Wrinkle Eye Makeup Remover

20ml Organic cold pressed castor oil 1 Teaspoon shea nut butter 1 Teaspoon coconut oil (solid type) 10ml Organic rosehip seed oil 10ml Oat infused oil 8 Drops geranium pure essential oil Melt shea nut butter and coconut oil in a cup placed in hot water. Once melted remove from hot water and cool well. Slowly add to the other oils, stirring briskly to prevent clumping. Add essential oil, place in a pump bottle and shake well. Makes a rich silky anti-wrinkle oil blend that is very effective at removing makeup, eye shadow and mascara, whilst enriching delicate eye tissue […]

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Cedar And Juniper Aftershave

200mls Vodka (38 – 40% proof) 2 Tablespoons juniper berries (Infuse these two together for at least 3 weeks or more if possible. Strain the juniper berries from the alcohol.) Place the alcohol extract into a large bottle or jar. To this add 100ml witch hazel extract, 40 drops cedarwood essential oil, 10 drops juniper essential oil, 12 drops sweet orange essential oil. Shake vigorously and bottle into a spray bottle or suitable aftershave container. This recipe makes enough for 3 x 100ml bottles of aftershave. It has antiseptic and astringent properties plus a deep woody and masculine fragrance without […]

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Herbal Sunburn Spray

50ml Melissa Hydrosol 30ml Aloe Vera Liquid 15ml Colloidal Silver 35 Drops Lavender Pure Essential Oil 10 Drops Peppermint Pure Essential Oil Combine all ingredients and pour into 100ml spray bottle (dark glass) Spray liberally onto sunburnt areas as often as required. This mixture relieves pain and inflammation and prevents blistering when used correctly, i.e. as soon as possible after exposure. Safe for all age groups. NOTE: This remedy is for after sun exposure.

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Oatmeal & Milk Bath

An amazing skin soothing and softening bath product. Effective for eczema, psoriasis, chicken pox, measles etc. 1 Cup Goats Milk Powder ½ Cup Full Cream Milk Powder 1 Cup Colloidal Oatmeal 60 Drops Lavender Pure Essential Oil Grind lavender essential oil carefully into ½ cup full cream milk powder ensuring no lumps of oil. Then combine all ingredients thoroughly. Place in an attractive glass bottle or jar. Use approximately ½ cup per bath or more if desired.

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Pain Relieving Herbal Massage Oil Pain Relieving Herbal Massage Oil

50ml Arnica Oil 40ml St Johns Wort Oil 10 Drops Peppermint Essential Oil 10 Drops Rosemary Essential Oil 6 Drops Wintergreen Essential Oil 6 Drops Chamomile Essential Oil 6 Drops Juniper Essential Oil Combine all ingredients into a 100ml bottle and shake well. This wonderful oil soothes aching muscles, sprains and inflamed, swollen and bruised areas.

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Cooling Peppermint Foot Cream

An amazingly easy but most effective cream for painful feet, or any other part of the body. (So cooling) 1 Cup Moisturising Base Cream ½ Cup Shea Nut Butter – Melted 1 Tablespoon Menthol Flakes 1 Teaspoon Peppermint Pure Essential Oil 4 Drops Grapefruit Seed Extract Gently melt shea nut butter in a double boiler – remove from heat and cool, then incorporate into moisturising base cream – whip with a hand held whisk until well blended and thickened. Should have a butter like consistency. Place peppermint essential oil in a container, with the menthol flakes, place container in a […]

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Vanilla Bubble Bath

• 1 Cup Apricot Kernel cold pressed oil • ½ Cup liquid castile soap • ½ Cup liquid honey • 15 Drops Vanilla Oleoresin oil Blend all ingredients in a bowl and stir until well combined. Transfer to a jug and pour into an attractive bottle. Shake the bottle gently before use, pouring desired amount into bath under the running tap. Step in and descend into a warm silky soothing lightly sudsing bath. Makes enough for 4 – 6 baths. Note: The bath will be slippery – please take care.

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Liquid Lip Gloss

• 3 Teaspoons Castor oil • 1 Teaspoon Vegetable Glycerine • 2 Teaspoons Coconut oil – liquid • 6 Teaspoons Macadamia oil • 8 Drops lip balm sweetener • 10 – 12 Drops lip balm flavour of choice Using a double boiler combine first five ingredients and warm very slightly to assist combining. Remove from heat and add lip balm flavour. Pour into a jug and pour into roll-on bottles.

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Liquid Lip Balm (Chocolate)

• 1 Teaspoon Shea Nut Butter • 1 Teaspoon Mango Butter • 1 Tablespoon Jojoba oil • 6 Drops lip balm sweetener • 8 Drops chocolate flavour Melt butters and oil together in a double boiler till fully blended. Remove from heat – pour into a jug and add sweetener and flavour. Stir to combine and pour into roll on bottles.

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Masculine after shave gel

½ Cup thick gel (use pure Aloe Vera Gel or Xanthan Gum Gel) 5ml Witch Hazel 5ml Aloe Vera Liquid 10ml Vodka 5ml Colloidal Copper 3 Drops Lime pure essential oil 5 Drops Bay pure essential oil Or if preferred 10 Drops “Blue Man” fragrant oil (available in store) This after shave gel is soothing, healing to skin and anti-wrinkle because of the addition of Colloidal Copper. Bottle in a pump dispenser or spray bottle.  

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Coffee Sugar Scrub

• ½ Cup raw sugar • ½ Cup white sugar • 2 Tablespoons freshly ground coffee • 1 Teaspoon Vegetable Glycerine • 1.5 – 2.5 Tablespoons Jojoba oil • 10 – 12 Drops Roasted Coffee pure essential oil Combine in a bowl, the sugar and coffee, mixing well. Add Vegetable Glycerine and part of the Jojoba oil, combining slowly, adding little at a time. Ensure the mixture doesn’t become too wet. Save a little oil to add the essential oil into and lastly combine all. The quantity of Jojoba oil used may vary – it is important that the mixture […]

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Anti-aging rejuvenating skin oil

Makes 100ml bottle: • 5ml Vegetable Glycerine • 2ml Carrot oil • 10ml Meadowfoam Seed oil • 23ml Camellia oil • 40ml Jojoba oil • 5ml Borage Seed oil • 15ml Rosehip Seed oil Essential oils of: • 4 Drops Tumeric • 6 Drops Geranium Bourbon • 3 Drops Lavender • 3 Drops Patchouli Combine thoroughly – always shake bottle well before use. Note: This is an exquisite skin oil with highly effective skin rejuvenating properties. It is not recommended to substitute ingredients for they are each chosen for their particular skin benefits (see additional info) and work in synergy […]

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