Bath/beauty

bath salts



jarcup Epsom saltsmeasuring cupjars with lids

To make these good smelling bath salts, first measure 1/2 cup of Epsom salt into each jar with a lid. Add 15 drops of food color to each jar, one...

 

lavender sugar



sugardried lavender flowers

In food processor with chopping blade, process sugar and lavender until flowers are finely chopped. Store in jar or airtight container....

homemade baby wipes



waterbaby shampooBounty paper towels Select-A-Size white works bestbaby lotion or oil

Cut Bounty towels in half so that you have 2 short rolls of towels. Remove cardboard core with fingers. Place in container. (I use an empty round wipes container.) Boil...

 

homemade baby wipes



waterbaby oilbaby shampooroll single layer paper towels Viva works great

Cut the roll of paper towels in half so you have 2 rolls about the size of a toilet paper roll. Mix ingredients together and put into a round container...

homemade soap



Boraxlyecool waterammonia

Make outdoors; use 12-quart enamel pot. Dissolve Borax and ammonia in water. Dissolve lye in this mixture, using large stick, stir until dissolved. Cool to lukewarm and add melted fat....

 

bath salts



few drops food coloringglycerinEpsom saltfavorite perfume

Put Epsom salt in a glass or metal bowl, not plastic because it may stain. Mix in the glycerin, a few drops of food coloring and enough perfume to make...

make-up remover



boiled waterbaby oilBaby Magicroll Bounty paper towels *

*Cut one roll in half.|| Mix water, Baby Magic and baby oil. Cut paper towels in half and soak in liquid....

 

bath salts



food coloringglycerineBoraxEpsom salts

You will need baby food or other small empty jars.|| Pour Borax and salts into gallon size bag. Mix well by kneading. Divide into smaller bags; add food coloring. Knead...

kitchen potpourri



whole cloveswhole allspicebroken cinnamon sticksdried bay leaves

Stir once a day for 2 weeks. Keep in airtight container....

 

homemade baby wipes



waterbaby oilbaby bathroll heavy paper towels

Fill a baby food jar 1/2 way full of whipping cream. Shake, shake, shake until solid butter forms, about 10 to 15 minutes. Pour off the buttermilk. Spread on bread...

homemade soap



watercan lyepowdered BoraxPurex

Melt grease and strain through cloth, then add equal amount of water and let stand for a day or two until the grease hardens on top of the water, that...

 

homemade baby wipes



waterbaby oilroll Bounty paper towelsbaby shampoo or baby bath

You will need an old baby wipe container.|| Cut the paper towel roll in half and remove the cardboard center. Mix ingredients in old baby wipe container. Place paper towel...

bath salts



baking sodafood coloringEpsom saltsperfume or cologne

In food processor or blender, mix 4 parts Epsom salts and 1 part baking soda (2 cups Epsom salts equal 1/2 cup baking soda. Blend only a few seconds. Add...

 

homemade soap



watercans lyelard or old grease

Cook until it becomes thick. To test it put a little in a saucer; if it is thick like jelly when cool it is ready. Skim bubbles off top like...

homemade baby wipes



boiling waterBaby Magic lotionBaby Magic oilroll Bounty paper towels

Cut the roll of paper towels in half with an electric knife or sharp knife. Place in a container with lid (old Chubs container). Bring all ingredients to a...

 

bath salts



food coloringglycerinEpsom saltsfavorite perfume or cologne

Measure 3 cups Epsom salts into one bowl. In the other bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of glycerin, a few drops of food coloring and enough of your favorite perfume or...

homemade soap



lukewarm fatcan lyecold watersalt

Melt fat and strain. Dissolve lye in cold water; set aside to cool. Add fat slowly, constantly stirring mixture. Mix other ingredients together and add to first mixture. Stir the...

 

homemade soap



cans lyecold waterlukewarm grease

Dissolve lye in cold water. Let cool. Add lukewarm grease and stir until set....

kitchen potpourri



whole cloveswhole allspicefresh lemon peels 12 lemonsfresh orange peel 8 oranges

Cut peels into thin strips and spread on baking sheet. Dry in oven set on lowest temperature until peel is dry and brittle, approximately 3 1/2 hours. Combine dried peel...

 

homemade baby wipes



boiling waterrubbing alcoholsquirts baby bath or shampoo

You will need Bounty brand paper towels.|| Cut roll of paper towel through the middle. Take out cardboard and put in an empty baby wipe can. Start it out of...


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