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Lise M Andersen
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Let's look at this scientifically
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How To: Easy Face Mask with Fresh Cucumber Juice
It's at least a zillion years since we did a fresh food mask around here. Correction: it's a zillion years since we even did a mask around here. You think I'm exaggerating? Do a search and see for yourself. The last one was in 2014. That's three (zillion) y...

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Infusing Oil With Coffee
If you have been following this blog or  my Instagram account , you've probably noticed all kinds of different infusions and straining techniques going on throughout much of last year. (I've been working on material for an upcoming book.) Some of what I've ...

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How to: Calm Steam Face Tea
This is simple, fun, inexpensive, and ridiculously easy to make. And it's beneficial for the skin. Not only is a face tea a perfect gift or giveaway, if you package it up a little fancy (check the glass tube up there), it's also a bit of eye candy. That's j...

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How to Dose Essential Oils in a Formula
In connection with this previous post , today's subject details a bit about why precision is so important when making formulas for skincare products. We're going to touch on something some DIY'ers hardly even give a thought  –  how to dose essential oils in...

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Working With Stinky Ingredients - Part 3
Last time we talked about stinky ingredients around here, I listed a few of my 'favorite' stinky cosmetics ingredients and promised to show you how to bend said stinkiness into pleasantness.   To do this, we need to do a bit of nose exercise (and no, you do...

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Honored to be interviewed by Marie of Humblebee and me

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Colloidal Oats - Let's Make Our Own!
This is simply a matter of patience and a couple of good tools. And, if you happen to bake, there's double bonus here (all shall soon be revealed!). Today, we're going to make our own colloidal oats! Shall we get started? What's Colloidal? The word colloida...

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Working With Stinky Ingredients - Part 2
Late last year, I asked a few fellow formulators who use predominately natural ingredients if there were any particular ones they would categorize as stinky and hard to work with. There was a literal flood of replies. Apparantly, I am not the only one who f...

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It's Called a Formula
This is not a rant. It's a question of semantics and you might even find it a bit nit-picky. You might even be right. I hear this term used constantly by home-crafters and DIY enthusiasts (which is understandable) but also occasionally from colleagues (whic...

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Discount Offer on Working With Shea Butter
It's the middle of January and in these cold, Northern parts where I live, the middle of the winter. I've pretty much been slathering myself in skin-loving shea butter products since New Year: Oatmeal and Clay cleanser in the morning, Bare Basic Hydration L...
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