So the last of the kits to be done in February was also from Aromantic (www.aromantic.co.uk), and is for Natural Clay Face Masks. Face masks will contain different ingredients depending on the skin type and purpose for which they are used. You may have spots or bad circulation in the skin, or your skin type… Continue reading Fancy Face Masks!
Massage oil is not always easy to use – getting the amount right’s not easy, you can spill it and make a mess. These massage bars from Aromantic (www.aromantic.co.uk) melt easily in your hands so you can use just the right amount, no waste, no mess. They also make great gifts for friends and family.… Continue reading Massage Bars Galore!
So, the latest thing I’ve made is the Aromantic Starter Pack for Natural Lip Balms. These are fairly easy to make, and the ingredients help your lips by giving the extra protection from the effects of the sun, wind, dry air, bacteria and salty foods they are sensitive to, without having to be repeatedly applied,… Continue reading Lip Balms for Lovely Lips!
Hello again! It’s been a busy week trying to catch up with February’s projects!! Nearly all done now though…. Here’s the next, a soap-making craft kit from House of Crafts – lovely and smelly! Donna x Soap Making Ingredients: Soap Compound, Soap Colours, Fragrance Equipment: Moulds, Pipette, Saucepans, Spoon, Hob Method: NB Before you start,… Continue reading Smelly Soap!
So to continue with February’s theme, my next personal grooming product I’ve made is a strawberry lip gloss, also from a kit from The Soap Kitchen (www.thesoapkitchen.co.uk). It’s one of their kids’ activity packs, and comes with the following instructions: Funky Strawberry Lip Gloss This is such a simple product to make and it really… Continue reading More Cosmetics – Strawberry Lip Gloss!
So, just to make something a bit different (yeah, right – me and chocolate is really something different!!), when invited for dinner at my crafty buddy Karen’s house I decided to make a yummy Death by Chocolate cake for pudding! So, here’s the recipe and some pictures along the way (nb Mine is a double-layered… Continue reading Death by Chocolate
So, this month’s challenge is to learn how to make cosmetics and personal grooming products. To make things a bit easier (I couldn’t find anyone locally who could/would give my crafty buddies and I any lessons in this) we’re using kits for this, supplied by Aromantics (www.aromantics.co.uk) and The Soap Kitchen (www.thesoapkitchen.co.uk). This first item,… Continue reading Cosmetics Start With…. Face And Body Cream!
It may be February, and the month of the baking & cooking learning may be over, but I’m carrying on with learning new recipes still when I can. So Karen and Debbie, my craft buddies, have been teaching me dishes that I can make up in batches and freeze as needed, so it’s easy for… Continue reading Scrummy Pasta Dishes!
Have you ever had a pampering day? Do you know, I’m 30 in May and I never had until now!! So, as we’re doing cosmetics and stuff this month, we decided to kick it off by having a pampering day!! We wore face masks (what a shame I forgot to take photos of that!!), painted… Continue reading Lovely Pampering Galore!
So, month 2 and a new craft to add to the mix. This month’s challenge is going to be making cosmetic & personal grooming products, and I’m carrying on with the cooking & baking too! Apologies for the delay in updating the blog, it’s been a hectic month! What little time I’ve had to use… Continue reading Second Month, Second Challenge!