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Best Maintenance + Restoration tips for your natural body butters

Best Maintenance + Restoration tips for your natural body butters

Published October 2019 on Wordpress.com Has your butter weathered the season?   I recently found an unopened jar of body butter at my Mom’s that she had for about a year.  It was very grainy but still smelled amazing.      What did I do?   I carefully  melted it in the microwave on low for 30-40 seconds, gave it a little stir, let it cool and placed in the refrigerator until it became solid again. It amazes me how quickly it returned back to the smooth creamy consistency it is supposed to be! Our body butters consist of 4 ingredients ...

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Where have I been?

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Where have I been?

Published October 21, 2019 I must forgive myself for neglecting this forum and shortchanging the few that may take away something good for here. My deepest apologies. Now that that is said, let's get down to what I've been up to. Last summer I brought my Mom home from a rehabilitation center after having spent about 10 days in a hospital facility just before.   What a blessing. After my appearance on the Tom Joyner Morning Show in 2016 (another blessing) I moved into a huge space to accommodate a production studio, living quarters and storage.  So, I decided to...

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Spray Cologne vs. Roll-on Oils. What’s best?

Spray Cologne vs. Roll-on Oils.  What’s best?

  When choosing a fragrance the question of whether a spray cologne, perfume or roll-on oil will have the longest effect as well as which will be the best investment is one of the consumer,, especially when the investment is a new experience. Roll-on oils tend to be the more affordable option, particularly because they come in smaller bottles (10-20ml sizes are typical) and are often cut with carrier oils or alcohol.  ( We prefer delivering our fragrant accords as concentrated as possible).  One may find themselves using their roll-on more frequently because it is compact and easy to carry prompting you to pull it...

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Herbs, essences and the like.

Herbs, essences and the like.

Published March 8, 2009 A couple of months ago I received a beautiful package of herbal powders from my dear friend Mr. DW in Mumbai India.  It was tightly wrapped in a natural cotton sack with a homemade label well taped to the front.  What an official international package this was.  I didn't open it for an entire day and a half because I refused to rip it open while I was pressed for time or preoccupied with other tasks.  No...I wanted to wait until I could give this special Mumbai package my undivided attention.  After all, my good friend...

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Why we break out- for the teens...and adults 11/13/11

Published November 13, 2011   Why we break out...and what we can do about it. Clogged poresprevent the skin from breathing while forcing oil and dirt from beneath theskin to push its way out onto the surface, often causing apimple, white heador black head. Over active sebaceous glands can stimulate moreoil within the epidermal layers causing a build-up of oil beneath the skin'ssurface which then pushes its way out by way of the pimple. What are sebaceous glands?  Sebaceous glands create sebum or skin oils thatkeep our skin hydrated and supple. There are several ways these skin oil producing glands...

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