Skin Care


Sunrise Botanics

Sunrise Botanics

Sunrise Botanics meets a unique need in the Canadian market with an extensive product offering in accessible sizes and quantities, quick shipping, and low cost delivery.

Kokum Butter Lotion Bar

Kokum Butter Lotion Bar

If I was new to making soap and body care products I think I'd start with lotion bars. The ingredients are relatively easy to source, the recipe and directions are a breeze, and it makes a great product.

Herbal Summer Skincare

Herbal Summer Skincare

Once upon a time I wrote about herbal remedies at FIMBY. These days I don't write about it but we still use and make our own herbal preparations. This is a compilation post of herbal tutorials from my blog and other resources for summer skincare.

The Low-Down on Borax & GSE

The Low-Down on Borax & GSE

My most popular posts on the blog are my soap and body care how-to's, especially this time of year. This is somewhat ironic seeing as I don't write about those topics a whole lot anymore. Today is an exception. Last year I was trying to figure out what direction I ...

Spa Day

Spa Day

Last Friday the boys took a day trip to the New England Aquarium in Boston. It was Laurent's special date with Daddy as last year both girls went to concerts alone with Damien. With our move just seven weeks away it was now or never for this much planned and ...

Pepper & Spice Muscle Rub Recipe Inspiration

Pepper & Spice Muscle Rub Recipe Inspiration

Another present under the tree for family this year. To make this muscle rub I used the method described in the post How to Make an Herbal Salve. This year I made some improvements to the recipe, most notably the addition of organic, Maine grown peppers and essential oils. Chosen ...

Heal-All Skin Salve

Heal-All Skin Salve

A healing skin ointment inspired by a salve I bought years ago.