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Decorative Dipped Pine Cone Potpourri

by Vickey Robinson 1. Gather Items Needed: Presto Kettle or double boiler to melt wax Digital scales Ky 133 Versatile Paraffin Wax Fragrance Oil ( 2 oz. per pound of wax) Candle dye, if desired Glitter, if desired Pine cones from your yard Tongs for dipping Aluminum Foil to cover work surface (makes job easier […]

Gemstone Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Diamonds, rubies, sapphires, garnets…oh my! Gems are not only for the fingers ladies!!!! This is a fun soap tutorial in which you get to try out different colors and soap scents for an entire set. It’s a great way to test out your new body safe scents and have fun with a […]

Custom Flavored Natural Wax Jelly

by Vickey Robinson Natural Wax Jelly is a fantastic alternative to Vaseline because it’s free of petrolatum and completely all-natural. We like to use it plain, but also custom flavor it for both adults and kids in the family. Step 1: Gather items needed: Natural Wax Jelly Lip Balm Flavor Oil Sweetener (if desired) Zip […]

How to Make Gemstone Soap Rocks

by Bonnie Bartley Yes, these are truly easy to make. Even my very first attempts came out great, yours will, too. Here’s how! Follow standard procedures for working with melt & pour soap (MP). You will need: Transparent Glycerin Soap Base White Glycerin Soap Base – if desired Colorants – micas, oxides or liquid colorants […]

How to Make Scent Brittle

Vickey Robinson Scent brittle is an easy and unique way to make wax melts/tarts. The style is unique, you can top it off with a dash of glitter, and no two pieces are ever alike. You can get creative and do two layers – each a different scent and color combination. Go ahead – have […]

How to Make Two-Tone Layer & Chunk Tarts

by Vickey Robinson You can get very creative combining colors and scents to make unique combinations with your soy wax and paraffin wax tarts. These take a little longer than single color/single scent wax tarts, but the project is still fairly simple. Be creative and have fun! Match fragrance oil scents with candle wax colors […]

How to Make Candles Shimmer and Sparkle

by Vickey Robinson Make everyday and seasonal candles sparkle and shimmer! This is an easy candle making project and leaves the door open for limitless creativity. You can start with a candle you made yourself or a candle purchased from the store. This project allows you to make any candle your own with color, sparkle […]

Color Coordinating Lip Balm Caps & Flavors

submitted by Rustic Escentuals Looking to make lip-smacking good lip-balm? With this handy dandy chart, you can color-match cap colors from Rustic Escentuals to flavor oils that we offer. Click any cap or flavor to be taken to that page. Enjoy! Beige Almond Biscotti, Brown Sugar, Butter Pecan, Buttery Toffee Crunch, Cappuccino, Coconut Milk & […]

How to Take Great Photos

submitted by Curtis Durham Here are some simple steps to immediately improve your product photos… 1. This first step is the most important step. If you complete this first step, you will improve your photography by leaps and bounds. Are you ready to discover what this “magic bullet” can do? Yes? Here it is: Sit […]

How to Make Wax Tarts

by Vickey Robinson Step 1: Gather all items needed. Melter for wax (such as a Presto Pot or double boiler) Digital scale Thermometer Candle wax Fragrance oil Candle dye (if desired) Ladle for dipping out candle wax Pour pot or pitcher Dixie Cups for measuring fragrance oil Tart molds: portion cups, clamshells, metal tart molds, […]

How to Make Lip Balm

by Rustic Escentuals Our natural lip balm bases are easy to use, save you time & money, and are excellent emollients and full of natural antioxidants. Made from natural waxes and luxury oils, you’ll find these bases make a finished product that is smooth and creamy without leaving a waxy drag. 1 lb. of base […]