Solid Perfume – Fragrance Without The Mess

Today’s video is about a product few are aware so today we are bringing it to the spotlight – Solid Perfume. I had actually forgot about until my friend Malissa made a purchase the Do Sun solid perfume from Diptyque. It smells fragrantly amazing.

Diptyque: $50 – 3 grams / 0.14 oz

Etsy: Wild Perfume – Solid Perfumes / Pure & Natural

  • $16 – 3 sample sizes
  • They have 18 fragrances on hand for solid perfumes

The Soap and Paper Factory:

  • $18 – 1/2 oz.
  • Scents: Jasmine / Green Tea / Lavender / Gardenia

Crunch Betty – DIY Fragrantly Amazing Solid Perfume Recipe

  • Click Here for link to website for recipe and directions.

Felecia Scott / Bath & Body Aficionado

“Fads come and go but healthy skin never goes out of style”

Body Creams and Lotions Oh My!

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Palmer’s watch out. I just perfected my own Cocoa Butter Body Oil.

 

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Lotion Metamorphosis: From Beginning, middle and end. Custom Order – Mint cocoa butter lotion made with mint tea. I used the cocoa butter oil from above which sent the masterpiece over the top. It’s smells divine.  

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Body Cream Masterpiece: Custom Order – A unique combination request but I enjoyed the challenge.  This masterpiece was made with Green Tea butter and pink rose bud tea. You can smell the slightly sweet and herbal green tea then a hint of fragrant rose comes through and hits you. 

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Body Lotion Masterpiece: Custom order – Shea butter, virgin avocado oil infused with Madagascar vanilla beans and lavender tea. You get a whisp of vanilla. Avocado oil mellows out the vanilla so it doesn’t over power which allows the lavender to come through.   

For Your Consideration

My mother asked me a question yesterday. She liked Etsy but would get overwhelmed by the many products being sold. She wanted to know if there was any other websites out there where she could by skin care and bath and body? I told her about these two companies that I’ve used and trust.

I thought it would make a great video. So here ya go!

Beauty By the Batch:beautybythebatch-com

The sister site of From Nature with Love where you can buy raw materials to make any beauty, skin care or bath and body.

Per Beauty By the Batch website:

Beauty By the Batch is dedicated to promoting the benefits of using handmade natural beauty, health and home care products to consumers seeking high quality products. We are pleased to present a diverse selection of talented personal and home care product artisans showcased within our Artisan Directory. Visit our Personal Care Articles Library to discover the benefits of using artisan-made natural and mostly natural “by the batch” products.

yjuufub_The Detox Market: Located in Beverly Hills nd Santa Monica in California and Toronto. There online has a variety of brands that are organic and truly natural.

Per The Detox Market website:

We are passionate about educating and serving our community of like-minded and like hearted individuals who believe in the power of pure products. We are here for you and we want to see you thrive! We know an essential part of that is having access to brands that maintain your standards of excellence.”

0f91b99496b600fd6f9964d597159f7aWillow and Sage – Homemade Bath & Body – Not an online store but a magazine for skin care, bath and body enthusiasts. The magazine is published 4 times a year.  Eighty percent of the recipes in the magazine are easy to make. The ingredients are hard to find in the supermarket for the most part. It’s a wonderful introduction into making your own bath and body products. The articles are informative. It’s a great read. You can check them out online or purchase the magazine at any Barnes and Nobles for book store for $14.95.

-Felecia Scott

Refreshing Mint Sugar Scrub Masterpiece

google-site-verification: googlea1a5738200f1c72f.html Sugar scrubs are a treat for the skin, polishing away dead skin cells without the drying effects of a salt scrub. The great part about this recipe is that it’s a basic. You can substitute any ingredient oils, scent even the sugar. It will still come out fabulous. Have fun making this recipe your own.

Ingredients:

  • Plastic Bowl
  • 1 Cup of granulated sugar (white or brown)
  • 1/4 cup of olive or grapeseed oil (Add in the whole to the desired consistency)
  • 2-3 drops of peppermint essential oil (purchase at any Whole Foods)

Directions:

Measure one cup of granulated sugar, into a small plastic bowl. Add 1-2 Tablespoons of chopped mint leaves, 2-3 drops of peppermint essential oil (you can find at any Whole Foods) and stir well with spoon. Add oil last. When pouring the oil add in small amounts at a time. This will allow you to have more control of the desired consistency of the sugar scrub.
Hop in shower and scrub. Careful getting out as floor may be slippery. Dry off and that’s it. Enjoy!

Felecia Scott

Asia Here I Come!

As the video is appropriately titled, Asia here I come.  I will be taking a trip to Asia for a month from July 4 to August 5, 2017. My mother and best friend are coming with me. It’s actually a girl’s trip. We are going to be celebrating my mother’s 60th birthday.

This is something I’ve been wanting to do since I was 18. Now it’s finally happening. I’m really excited. We will be visiting South Korea, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore in this exact order.

I will be shooting videos from various cities, sharing their culture, history, food and of course skin care and bath and body. Upon my return I will be hosting giveaways with the goodies I bring back. Can’t wait.

Have a great Memorial Day weekend everyone.

Felecia Scott / Bath and Body Aficionado

 

 

Have You Heard About Custom Scented Bath and Body Yet?

Welcome to the third video of The Bath and Body Aficionado. Today’s video is about a growing market custom scented bath and body. This video features three companies I have a positive personal experience with. Bath Bar, Beyond Scents and Eco Apothecary.

Bath Bar – most products are 8 ounces. Price range from $24.50 to $26.50.

Beyond Scents – the company has bath and body products that come in four sizes.

  • 4 oz. $10
  • 8 oz. $14
  • 16 oz. $16
  • 1 gal $95
  • Depending on size and scent they add on $2-3.

Eco Apothecary – After you have selected the product to purchase, you are directed to the online store on Etsy.

  • 2.4 oz $10
  • 84 oz. $15
  •  oz. $20
  • Ecoapothecary uses essential oils to scent their products.

Honorable Mentions:

Body Oils Are Not Your Skin’s Enemy

Here’s the recipe I promised 16 oz. Simple Body Oil

16 oz. Simple Body Oil Recipe:

One 16 oz bottle

8 oz. any carrier oil Almond, Apricot, Grapeseed. Great base oils and unscented.

7 oz any carrier oil Jojoba, Camellia and Safflower oil. (Safflower not the cooking oil).

4-5 drops of essential oil or fragrance oil.

Pour all ingredients into 16 oz bottle and shake vigorously. You can use right away,

I prefer to let the oil sit overnight and rest then use the next day.

Suppliers to buy raw materials:

New Directions Aromatics (Canada)

Wholesale Supplies Plus (Ohio)

Wholesale Supplies Plus has a magazine called HANDMADE. They have recipes for soaps, body butters, lotions and creams. The recipes are for all levels from beginners to advanced.