• Dry Lips Why Are My Lips Always Dry and Peeling?

    If you’ve experienced dry, peeling lips, you know how miserable it can be. Your knee-jerk reaction may be to lick your lips, because they are dry and uncomfortable, which just adds to the problem by causing them to feel chapped as well. Using a lip product is a great way to keep your lips happy [...] Continue Reading
  • Melanie in Auminay Gardens Why I Do What I Do

    I’ll never forget the day the doctor told me I needed to have chemotherapy. He said the tumor had started growing again. I was afraid, even though they assured me that the treatment would be successful. If I didn’t deal with this thing growing inside of me it would consume me. My husband has often [...] Continue Reading
  • Melanie with Ash Hopper How to Make Lye from Ashes

    Last year I had the opportunity to visit Cove Fort, a historical site in Utah, where there was a big pioneer event going on. Among the many fun things I was excited to see was this ash hopper, a tool that was used in pioneer times and back through history to make the lye needed [...] Continue Reading
  • Tested on the Skeltons, not on animals Tested on the Skeltons

    On the back of our lotion and several other products, it says, “These products are not tested on animals. They are tested on the Skeltons.” And the Skeltons are us, of course. Our six children are all adults now, but they grew up helping me fill lotion bottles and package soap. And they got pretty […]

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  • Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni

    What’s happening with SkinTastic Creations? Thanks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, we have a new focus on our next stage of growth. Our products were ready to be on the shelves of other retailers a couple years ago, but we realized that it would be impossible to keep up with supply when we were […]

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  • Pampered Feet My Favorite Natural Treatment for Cracked Heels

    There are plenty of theories about why people get cracked heels. Years ago cracked heels were a huge problem for me. It didn’t matter whether it was summer or winter, because I went mostly barefoot year round. My husband would tell me I should wear shoes. Wearing shoes helped, but it didn’t solve it. And […]

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  • What in the World is Activated Charcoal?

    Remember the first time that one friend suggested you try a skin product with activated charcoal?      What?! Put coal? On my face? … On purpose? Well, that friend was right this time. Activated charcoal is a force for good, a fighter of icky, a superhero taker-away of all that we don’t want on […]

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  • My Story

    How Did SkinTastic Creations Begin? I'm often asked about how I started creating these products. SkinTastic Creations took root twenty-two years ago as I battled cancer. In this video I tell that story about how my journey brought me from that point to having created an entire line of products based on the concept of [...] Continue Reading
  • Charcoal Soap Bar

    Have you heard about the benefits of charcoal soap? Charcoal is known for its ability to pull toxins. Because of this is it used in situations like when a person overdoses on a drug. But it can be used for so much more. When added as an ingredient in soap it is effective in helping […]

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  • Calendula Balm Recipe

    To make your own Calendula Balm is a simple process. Here's the recipe and watch the video below for a quick overview on the process. Phase one: Fill a jar (your choice of size) with dried calendula flowers. Add olive oil to cover the flowers. Let sit (not in direct sunlight) for 3-4 weeks, shaking [...] Continue Reading