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Geranium Essential Oil – Why I think it’s so great!

Egyptian Rose and Sweet Orange Natural Soap Bars

Geranium has a great, floral scent and is one of the few floral scents in essential oils that are reasonably priced enough to work with for soaps. Geranium is also is useful for many medical and skincare applications as well as strongly impacting your emotions.

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What the heck is Lavandin?

Lavender Plant

When looking at ingredients on a natural product that uses essential oils you may see lavandin listed either with lavender or without. It is an essential oil that is similar to lavender with many of the same qualities. Lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia) is actually a hybrid created from true lavender (lavendula augustifolia) and spike lavender…

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Keep your cool with Peppermint Essential Oil

Good Morning Mint Soap Bars

As we head into the dog days of August keeping cool is definitely on many of our minds. Peppermint essential oil (mentha piperita), indeed all of the mint essential oils can help you achieve that goal. In many ways it can be as refreshing as a dip in the pool.

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Eucalyptus Tea Tree is new sugar scrub scent and more.

Eucalyptus Tea Tree is our new sugar scrub scent . . . and one of the scents in our new large sized Lotion Sticks. We also have a special Summer Skin Soother gift being offered for a special price. It includes our new Eucalyptus & Tea Tree Sugar Scrub, the new Eucalyptus & Tea Tree…

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Creating a new soap scent – Day 2

Day 2 was spent trying a number of the blends I was interested in, tweaking them some during the initial trial and getting feedback from my employees. My initial scent goals were a nice fresh, clean lemon scent that would be strong enough to hold up in soap and a lavender mint blend.

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