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Vegan Crafting Made Easy: A Vegan Beeswax Alternative

February 29th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

We have been all about the beeswax this week! Julie shared a recipe for natural beeswax furniture polish on Monday and then a whole roundup of beeswax crafts yesterday. I've got to say that as a vegan crafter, I want to get in on all this eco-friendly waxy action! But since beeswax comes from bees, that makes it off limits for vegan crafting purposes. So! I did a bit of digging and turned up a great vegan beeswax alternative!


Bath and Body Beeswax Recipes (and a Few Recipes to Keep Your House Honey-Sweet, Too)

February 28th, 2012 | by Julie Finn

Because I'm always looking for a way to reduce the toxic chemicals that we keep in our home, I also like to make my own cleaning and bath supplies, and beeswax has proved itself to be just as versatile, and just as useful, in recipes that keep our house and bodies clean and happy as it is in all the other ways that we use it. Here are some of the best beeswax recipes for bath, body, and cleaning supplies that you can make yourself


Reader Question: Eco-Friendly Containers for Beauty Products

February 15th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

It can be tricky to scale your production up and keep that packaging green. Minimal packaging is always best, but when it comes to beauty products there are some things that just need a package. You can't exactly spoon a glob of lip gloss into your customer's hand, right


How to Make Crockpot Hot-Process Soap

March 21st, 2011 | by Julie Finn

If you have an old crockpot ready to dedicate to the crafts-only cause, then there's no reason not to try your hand at making homemade, natural, crockpot hot-process soap


Where Did the Eco Go?

March 4th, 2011 | by Wenona Napolitano

Not long ago local store shelves were filled with green products, now they're nowhere to be found. What happened


The Handmade Spa, Part One

July 23rd, 2009 | by Lucille Chi

As you may have noticed we’re smitten with our glorious handmade skinnyskinny soaps featured below: This season I also noticed the [&hellip


Help Is At Hand

April 11th, 2008 | by Emma Henderson

My fingers are like dried up sausages wrapped in sand paper and the skin on my hands is so rough, [&hellip



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