Sweet Orange and Honey Body Wash

Ever since I started making homemade beauty products, I’ve developed a bit of an obsession for natural beauty and essential oils. I’ve begun to collect lots of little essential oil bottles, and I’ve been creating gifts for teachers, and family.  As I try to learn new ways to make lotions, shampoos and body washes, I’ve been reading about the differences in carrier oils, and the advantages of different essential oils.  I also read a lot about the benefits of raw honey for your skin and hair.  Raw honey is different from most of the honey we buy in the grocery store because it hasn’t been heated and pasteurized.  There are more nutrients in raw honey, and it is purported to be both healing and moisturizing for the skin.  Personally, I wanted to know how sticky honey became a body wash because it’s so sticky.  Thus, I decided to create a Sweet Orange and Honey Body Wash using raw honey.
Did you know that Raw Honey is wonderful for your skin? Check out this easy tutorial using raw honey, castille soap and natural oils to create a luscious Sweet Orange and Honey Body Wash (tutorial by My Mom Made That)
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Peppermint Tea Tree Body Wash

Okay, essential oils are all the rage, and honestly, I don’t know much about them yet.  I’ve been doing some reading, and trying to learn some more.  However, this holiday season, I did decide to make a few home spa gifts for my female relatives, as I’ve talked about trying to focus the holiday on giving meaningful gifts from the heart.  One of my creations was a Peppermint Tea Tree Body Wash that I am now obsessed with.  You see, I made 3 batches of it, so I had a couple of extra bottles.  I also won’t give a gift if I don’t like it myself, so I decided to try a bottle out.  Oh my goodness, I’m in love, and I’m now making another batch (or three).  I can’t remember the last time I enjoyed a body wash this much– it is so refreshing, invigorating and leaves me feeling tingly clean.  What’s more, it’s using natural ingredients, so it doesn’t have any of the chemicals that traditional soap has.

My Mom Made That: Peppermint Tea Tree Body Wash {DIY that is easy to make and so energizing and invigorating}
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