Summer Care Kit Supplies

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For those of you who are interested in making your own summer self care products, here is a resource for you of what you will need to make them.

For my fellow Canadians- I plan to have links available especially for you over the next few days.

If you still need the recipes and tutorial

Shopping list

1.5 ounce aloe vera juice or gel
1 Tbsp dried calendula flowers or plantain leaves
1 cup beeswax pastilles
½ cup (2.4oz/68g) cocoa or kokum butter
½ cup coconut oil
½ cup + 1TBSP avocado oil
2 Tbsp (.07oz/2g) dried calendula flowers
2 Tbsp (.14oz/4g) dried rose petals
3 Tbsp (.16oz/4.5g) dried lavender buds
2 Tbsp (.25 oz/7g) dried plantain leaves
1 Tbsp (.037oz/1g) dried calendula petals or chickweed
3 Tbsp (1.5oz/45ml) cucumber hydrosol
2 Tbsp (1oz/30ml) witch hazel
2 Tbsp (1oz/30ml) peppermint hydrosol or spearmint hydrosol
1 Tbsp aloe vera gel
1 Tbsp. blueberries (approx. 3 large blueberries or 6 small)
3 raspberries
1 Tbsp. full-fat plain yogurt
1 Tbsp. honey
1 tsp. Kaolin clay

13 drops lavender essential oil
13 drops of helichrysum essential oil
20-30 drops skin-safe essential oils (such as lavender, mandarin,
frankincense), optional (for summer lotion bars)
3 drops Tea tree essential oil

Containers and whatnot

4 oz spray bottle

cheescloth (for straining the calendula juice)

silicone molds for making the lotion bars or pushup tubes

salve tins

mortar and pestle

digital weigh scale

 


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