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Save Your Nickels and Dimes!

Posted by Jennifer Compton on Saturday, March 5, 2011, In : Tips & Tricks 







...here are a few tips we have learned along the way:

1.
 Wax Tarts made from soybean wax are 100% biodegradable, 
with no harmful petro-carbon soot to fill your lungs or get on your walls. 
With no flame you avoid many dangers and hazards associated with fires. 

2. You can choose to mix different scents to create a custom scent of your own. We recommend buying four,  2 oz. tarts OR get two, 4 oz. tarts for for mixing in jars on 
warming plates (info based on DVG's 8 oz. flat glass lid jars).

3. Whe...

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Great Spa Recipes!

Posted by Jennifer Compton on Saturday, March 5, 2011, In : Tips & Tricks 


Spa Recipes!


Tropical Island Bath Soak

 
1 cup oatmeal 
1 cup brown rice 
1 teaspoon coconut extract 
Contents of 5 black tea bags 
1 cup powdered milk 
Cheesecloth 

Mix ingredients (except cheesecloth, of course) in a bowl, then divide in half. Cut two 8-inch squares of cheesecloth and pour half of the mixture into each square. Tie at the top with pretty string. Toss one pouch into the bath under running water. Relax, and enjoy! 

Beach Sand Foot Scrub Recipe

You will need: 

2 tablespoons suntan oil (not...

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Mix & Match! Make YOUR OWN Signature Scent!

Posted by Jennifer Compton on Monday, February 21, 2011, In : Tips & Tricks 


 


Mix & Match Menu...
*You can mix and match your tarts to make a new scent or your own signature scent. They can be cut in half or even fours. Below See our different cut styles and how we measure for the Menu:



 
Example: 1/4 banana + 1/2 strawberry + 1/4 creme brulee = Strawberry Banana Yogurt 

 

 MENU 





 
*Let us know if you come up with a fantastic scent and share it here for others... we may even feature your scent!




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Art to Burning a Candle?

Posted by Jennifer Compton on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, In : Tips & Tricks 
What is the 'Art' to burning a candle?

Few things are as captivating as the soft light and the glow of a candle. Even a candle has a science to it...there is actually an art to burning a candle properly and safely. You can generally tell if a candle is burning properly just by looking at it:

·         Having steady, calm flames means that the candle’s burning process is in balance. The wick is efficiently pulling up the right amount of wax, which is then being “consumed” by the flame t...


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