• Candle Making

    People often ask how I got started making soap, lotion and all the other fun things I love to create. The truth is it all started with candle making. I’m always fascinated with learning to create various things, from yarn to tote bags to soap, of course. About twenty years ago I became intrigued with candle […]

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  • Sabine’s Light

    This beautiful girl has an sad, but inspiring story. She is also outgrowing the equipment she needs to keep progressing. Sabine was shaken as a baby, which changed her entire life. It was a sad day for her family and over the years I’ve watched them move forward and deal with this tragedy in positive […]

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  • Three Steps to Pampered Feet

    Soak fee in water with a 2-ounce bath bomb. Use foot scrub to exfoliate (get rid of the dead skin). Apply Peppermint Foot Butter and give it time to soak in. You may want to wear socks to keep it from rubbing off before it has a chance to soak in.

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  • Gift Set Giveaway

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  • Geranium

    Every year my dad grows geraniums, along with the many other beautiful plants that make the yard of a master gardener beautiful. I never really thought about the medicinal benefits of geranium until recently. It started with the realization that several health issues I was dealing with were connected to high estrogen levels. This led […]

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  • Dandelions

    Yes! I do mean the ones that grow in your grass. So before you spray, pay attention to what this bright yellow flower has packed away for your benefit. Even though I haven’t yet found a reason to include dandelion in a SkinTastic product, it is one of my favorite herbs. It was my miracle […]

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  • Ylang Ylang

    Have you ever smelled ylang ylang? I’ll bet you have, whether you realize it or not. It’s a popular choice of essential oils for its smell alone. In fact it is even found in Chanel No. 5. In recent years it has become even more popular, but not only for its smell. Ylang Ylang is an […]

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  • Mom and Babe Collection

    Introducing… The Mom and Babe Collection. It’s a fabulous set of ten products geared to new moms and their babies. The arrival of a baby is such a precious time and moms want the best for their little one. And for themselves. There are many skin care and baby care options on the market, but […]

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  • Itchy Burning Scalp

    Many of you have asked me if I will ever develop a shampoo. I believe many people deal with itchy burning scalp It’s on my list of goals, but shampoo is pretty complicated We like our hair to feel soft and silky. But itchy scalp and irritation can be a side effect of some shampoos. And it’s […]

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  • Before and After Eczema

    I don’t make claims about my Herbal Balm. But I love to see results. These pictures show what I’ve seen happen with the balm multiple times.  The cute girl these hands belong to has a story that touched my heart. Her parents had tried everything to get the eczema on her hand to clear up, but […]

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