Summer Sun-Care Essentials

All Posts, Bath and Body Projects, Recipes, Self Care, Summer

Yogurt & Aloe Vera After-Sun Relief for Summer

Words: Danielle Williams

As a natural redhead with fair skin, I am well aware of the dangers the summer sun can bring. I have experienced my fair share of sunburns as well as overheating in the hot weather. Thankfully, there are all-natural remedies you can make at home for quick relief.

Soapmaking Adventures

All Posts, Bath, Bath and Body Projects, Recipes, Self Care, Summer

Soapmaking Adventures

Words: Danielle Williams

Over the past few years, I have experimented with soapmaking. So far, I have yet to work with lye because melt-and-pour soap is such a simple option. I appreciate the thorough process and handiwork that goes into making soap from lye, yet for those days when I need a quick gift or feel like being crafty, working with a soap base makes more sense for me.

Body Butter Basics

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All Posts, Bath and Body Projects, Recipes, Self Care

Body Butter Basics

Words: Danielle Williams
Photo Credit: Marie Rayma

Whipped body butter is luxurious any time of year. The butters and oils found in these types of recipes help restore damaged skin and heal dry, cracked areas. While you can buy these products at the store, they couldn’t be simpler to make at home, and they also make great homemade gifts. As a bonus, you can custom the scent by adding your favorite essential oils.

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By reading flourish, you’re not just taking care of your skin. You’re discovering the importance of loving your skin, and everything in-between. flourish is more than just a blog. It’s our way of encouraging everyone to thrive in a healthy and vigorous way – to empower wellness in all aspects of your day-to-day life.