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Winter Therapy Bath Fizzies

These are a throw back to that famous Lava Lamp of the 60's. Turn them upside down the color floats through them. Very cool and so simple to make!

Here is what you will need:

Liquid Food Coloring--One Drop per bottle of food coloring
In two separate glass measuring cups, pour the desired amount of glycerin in one and castor oil in the other. To fill 25 bottles, I use 1/4 cup glycerin and 3/4 cup castor oil. I add 1 teaspoon flavor oil to each measuring cup, but do this to your taste. Mix both well with a disposable plastic spoon (don't worry about creating bubbles in your oil, they will settle out). Dab a little on a toothpick and taste it. Do not reuse the toothpick. You'll know when you have enough. Mix the flavor oil into both the castor and the glycerin. Add a couple drops of food coloring to glycerin only

Take one roller bottle and fill it 1/4 full with the colored glycerin/flavor oil mixture. Then, fill the bottle up the rest of the way with the castor/flavor oil mixture.

Push the roller into the bottle, add the cap and VOILA - you're done!

Make sure the dye you use is WATER-BASED rather than oil-based. If you use oil-based dyes, the mixture will blend completely.

These would make great little gifts for daughters, granddaughter, nieces.
Remember to have fun!

Disclaimer: These instructions are presented in good faith. Nebraska Sunset Soap makes no guarantee to the outcome of your finished product. Always try a small amount first.

Contributed by: Sandra FreyWebsite: Nebraska Sunset

Winter Therapy Bath Fizzies

  • 1 cup citric acid
  • 1 cup corn starch
  • 2 cups baking soda
  • 5 tablespoons jojoba oil
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon borax

Eucalyptus Essential Oil 2 tsp
Lavender Essential Oil 1 tsp
Camphor Essential Oil 1 tsp
Rosemary Essential Oil tsp
Lemongrass Essential Oil couple drops

Sift first 3 ingredients into a large bowl until a light powder consistency is achieved.

Combine the rest of the ingredients in a small jar with a tight lid....shake until all is mixed well. Slowly sprinkle wet mixture onto dry mixture and mix thoroughly. Mixture should feel like damp sand. Press mixture into molds. Unmold unto cookie sheet and let 'dry' undisturbed overnight.

Store in airtight containers.

Makes approximately 30 good size fizzies. This batch can easily be doubled.

Other Essential Oil suggestions:

Relaxation: Lavender Essential Oil

Uplifting: Sweet Orange, Lemon, Lime and Tangerine Essential Oils

Sensual: Lavender and Ylang Ylang Essential Oils

Contributed by: Sandra FreyWebsite: Nebraska Sunset

10-Minute Facial Treatment
  • 16 oz. Dead Sea Mud
  • 1 oz. Distilled Water
  • 20 drops Orange Essential Oil
  • 10 drops Rosemary Essential Oil
  • 4 drops Lemon Essential Oil
  • 1% Preservative

Combine all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl, Whip until all are incorporated and then spoon the mixture into your containers. This makes a great facial mask for all skin types. For use once or twice a week. Other fragrance or essential oils can be used, or leave it without scent if you would prefer.

Contributed by: Lindsay Green
Website: Lindsay's Candles & Stuff

Pina Colada Lip Balm
  • 1 oz. Beeswax
  • 1 oz. Cocoa Butter
  • 2 oz. Almond Oil
  • 4 capsules Vitamin E
  • 1 tsp. Pina Colada Flavor Oil

Melt beeswax, cocoa butter and almond oil in double boiler. Set aside and let cool slightly, add vitamin E and flavor oil. Stir well and pour into lip balm tubes.

Contributed by: Kitty CunninghamWebsite: Kangaroo Blue

Goldfish-in-a-bag Soap

Melt glycerin soap in microwave or double boiler on medium heat until just melted (do not over heat soap). Scent and color if desired, but be aware that some scent has color and may discolored your clear soap. Fold the poly bag down half way and pour half of your melted soap into bag, wait until soap has slightly harden with a thin skin over the top, carefully place fish in the bag and pour the rest of your soap (you may need to re-melt the remaining soap). Place twist tie over the bag tightly and hang the bag of fish to cool to avoid a 'flat' spot on the bottom of fish. Alternately, you may also tie a matching color ribbon as the fish instead of twist tie.

Contributed by: Kitty CunninghamWebsite: Kangaroo Blue

Snowball Bath Bomb
Dry Phase
Wet Phase
2 cups baking soda
1 cup citric acid
1 cup cornstarch
1/3 cup Safflower oil
1-1/4 T. Peppermint E/O
2 T. water
Combine dry phase in mixing bowl. Combine wet phase in small jar and shake well. SLOWLY add wet phase to dry phase, whipping with a whisk as you go. If the mixture starts to fizz you are adding the liquid to fast and or not stirring fast enough. Once all incorporated, use bath bomb press to scoop mixture up and pack it in tight through the two holes. Gently tap on hard surface and release top half slowly by pushing your finger through the top hole, turn upside down and repeat. If mixture gets dry at the end of batch, add a little more oil and mix well this will stop fizzing or cracking! Lay bath bombs on paper bag over night and package! These bombs are packaged in 3" x 8" poly bags fits 2 bombs perfectly! Each bomb weighs approx. 2.2 oz.
Contributed by: Kitty CunninghamWebsite: Kangaroo Blue

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