Browsing the "beeswax crafts" Tag

How-to: Homemade Solid Body Lotion for Natural Skin Care

December 31st, 2012 | by Julie Finn

Solid lotion contains all the ingredients that are really good for you, like coconut oil and shea butter, but none of the artificial ingredients that make it squeezable through a plastic bottle. A solid lotion bar just sits on your dresser looking pretty until you need it, and then melts with your body heat into your skin right where you want it. Store-bought solid lotion bars can be REALLY expensive, but DIY solid lotion is an easy homemade project--all you have to do is melt, stir, and pour!


Review: Rolled Beeswax Honeycomb Sheets from Knorr Beeswax

December 4th, 2012 | by Julie Finn

If you're fond of making rolled beeswax candles (it's an easy, fun, kid-friendly craft, and beeswax candles are much healthier than store-bought, petroleum-based candles), then you've had to answer the following question: Where on earth do you BUY those honeycomb beeswax sheets?!? Honeycomb beeswax sheets are rarely found at local, indie crafts stores (although you can request that they be stocked), rarely found at big-box crafts stores, rarely found at the honey farm booth at your neighborhood farmer's marker. I buy my honeycomb beeswax sheets online from Knorr Beeswax, and here's what I think of them



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