Balms and lotions

Natural nappy balm (vegan)

A vegan plant-based nappy balm for babies with calendula, chamomile, and manuka to help prevent and heal nappy rashes and infections. […]

Balms and lotions

Soothing aftershave balm

Keeping your skin well-moisturised and calm after a shave is important to prevent irritations and redness. This tutorial will show you how to create an all-natural aftershave balm, which is soothing, cooling and moisturising, keeping your skin soft and calm. […]

Balms and lotions

Minty foot butter

A quick and easy whipped butter recipe, with rich avocado oil, nourishing shea butter and refreshing peppermint essential oil to help revive your feet, especially now that winter is here and our feet are stuck in shoes and socks all day. […]

Balms and lotions

Insect repellent balm (vegan)

Are the mozzies and sandflies getting to you too? It seems this year is worse than usual. It must be all that rain. There’s nothing worse than sitting outside enjoying a glass of chardonnay in the evening and then having to escape inside because of the sandflies! […]

Balms and lotions

How to infuse oils with herbs and flowers

Infused oils are very versatile and useful. Depending on the herbs and flowers you have used, you can use them in your cooking, as a skin oil, for massage or you can add them to
your balms and lotions. […]

Balms and lotions

Basic balm tutorial

Balms are very versatile and can be made for many uses, depending on what ingredients are added. A good place to start formulating balms is by using equal parts of wax, oil, and butter […]