Wonder which butter is best to use in skincare creations? This post is about understanding body butters; discussing the different kinds, what they do, & more.

Understanding Body Butters and How to Use Them in Skincare

Ahhh, butter. Sweet butter. Creamy, delicious, and nutritious, it is perfect for spreading on… your body! Glorious raw pasture butter is not our topic of conversation today, but although I DO love that kind of butter, that will need to be a completely different post for some other time :). Today we are delving into understanding body butters; Discussing the …

Balms & salves. Ointments & unguents. Why are there so many words that seem to mean exactly the same thing? Get the low down on balms vs. salves so you can start making your own healing skincare products!

Balms vs. Salves: Is There Really A Difference?

Balms and salves. Ointments and unguents. Why are there so many words that seem to mean exactly the same thing? Is there really a difference between a balm and a salve? It is certainly a confusing subject! I have recently spent a great deal of time researching, reading other blogs, and even talking to an herbalist friend of mine to …