Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Sea Buckthorn Solid Serum Drops


Serums are powerhouse beauty products that help improve visible signs of aging and help smooth fine lines and wrinkles.  They are usually super concentrated and meant to be used before your regular moisturizer and makeup.  Most serum formulations are liquid or oil and perfect for normal, oily and combination skin.  Dry skin, especially during the colder months of the year, will need a stronger type of serum that acts as a barrier for parched skin.  I have created mini solid serum drops!

One tiny little solid serum drop is enough for your entire face! These are the same amount of a regular dose of liquid serum but are thickened with the addition of beeswax and nourishing Shea butter to provide a protective and healing barrier for your skin. You simply smash one of these little beads between your thumb and finger and blend it into a creamy serum which gets massaged into freshly cleansed skin. Feel free to use it on your lips to soothe and moisturize!

My formula contains three super star oils from Mountain Rose Herbs (shop here). Sea Buckthorn oil is a cold pressed oil that is highly prized in skin care.  It contains essential fatty acids, carotenes, tocopherols and phytosterols.  It is super concentrated and just a small amount in the formula is very potent and gives the beautiful yellow hue to the solid serum drops.

Tamanu oil from Mountain Rose Herbs is a beautiful bold dark green. A tiny amount of this potent oil is all you need to act as an anti aging ingredient and help support supple skin.

Pomegranate Seed Oil from Mountain Rose Herbs is a luxurious and deeply penetrating oil from the cold pressed organic seeds of pomegranate fruit.  It truly is a remarkable ingredient for dry and mature skin and is perfect in this serum recipe.

You can shop for all the ingredients in this recipe at www.MountainRoseHerbs.com.

I bought a Lego shaped silicone candy mold from the craft store.  The little round cavities in the mold are the perfect size for filling up with serum. Each little cavity holds about two drops of the melted serum. I used a plastic pipette and worked quickly to fill up the little holes.

Sea Buckthorn Solid Serum Drops
Makes about 1 ounce

1 teaspoon Mountain Rose Herbs Pomegranate Seed Oil (shop here)
3/4 teaspoon Mountain Rose Herbs Tamanu Oil (shop here)
1/4 teaspoon Mountain Rose Herbs Sea Buckthorn Oil (shop here)
2 1/2 teaspoons Mountain Rose Herbs Shea Butter (shop here)
2 heaping teaspoons Mountain Rose Herbs Beeswax Pastilles (shop here)
2 drops Mountain Rose Herbs Rose Absolute Oil (shop here)

1. Begin by adding the beeswax, pomegranate seed oil, tamanu oil, sea buckshorn oil and shea butter into a glass measuring cup, placed in a simmering water bath until they have melted. Remove from heat.

2. Add in the rose absolute oil. Mix well.

3. Carefully use a pipette to drop a few drops of warm melted serum into the small wells of the silicone mold. Allow to harden completely to room temperature.

4. Pop out the tiny concentrated solid serum drops and store in tin, metal, or glass containers at room temp.



Tuesday, January 9, 2018

AromaMist Diffuser Giveaway


Mountain Rose Herbs sells my most favorite essential oil diffuser! The AromaMist diffuser uses half a cup of tap water and a few drops of your favorite essential oil to create a continuous fragrant mist for up to three hours. It is super quiet (almost silent) and has a built-in shut off for when the water level gets low.  The coolest thing about this diffuser, is that is has an optional light setting that glows in blue, pink or a revolving rainbow of colors.

One of the best ways to benefit from the therapeutic properties of essential oils is to diffuse them into your living space. I use mine every single day! The best selection of Certified Organic Essential Oils can be found at Mountain Rose Herbs. Click HERE to learn more!

This particular essential oil diffuser retails for $57.00. However, one lucky winner will be randomly selected to win one from Fresh-Picked Beauty.  If you would like to learn more about his fantastic diffuser, head over to Mountain Rose Herbs (click HERE).



Here is how to enter:


Simply fill out the below form with your name and email so I can contact you if you are randomly picked as the Winner. Click HERE to see Fresh-Picked Beauty's Official Giveaway Rules.


Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Body Butter Beans


I have the most ADORABLE beauty post EVER!!  Imagine solid lotion bars in an itty bitty bean shape.  SQUEEEEE.....I can't handle how cute these are!! The idea came to me when I was using one of my regular-sized lotion bars and I thought to myself, "Geez, I wish I could make a lotion bar in a tiny size that was just enough for a single use".

I ordered a few tiny silicone coffee bean molds from Amazon.  Each little bean cavity holds a quarter teaspoon of lotion. These are meant for making chocolate, but are perfect for my Body Butter Beans.



I purchased all the ingredients from Mountain Rose Herbs.  They truly have the best beeswax, kokum butter, cocoa butter and kukui nut oil. You can shop with them HERE.


I also used a few different essential oils that I bought from Mountain Rose Herbs. They have an amazing classic essential oil kit. Check them out HERE.
You get eight small bottles of essential oil in the Mountain Rose Herbs Classic Sampler Set.  I chose lavender and cedarwood essential oil in my recipe. The itty bitty body butter beans smell so divine!

Body Butter Beans

5 tablespoons of Mountain Rose Herbs Beeswax (shop here)
3 tablespoons of Mountain Rose Herbs Cocoa Butter (shop here)
3 tablespoons of Mountain Rose Herbs Kokum Butter (shop here)
5 tablespoons of Mountain Rose Herbs Kukui Nut Oil (Shop here)
30 drops of Mountain Rose Herbs Lavender Essential Oil (Shop here)
15 drops of Mountain Rose Herbs Cedarwood Essential Oil (Shop here)
Tiny Coffee Bean Silicone Mold (I bought mine from Amazon)

1. Begin by adding the beeswax, cocoa butter, kokum butter and kukui nut oil into a glass measuring cup, placed in a simmering water bath until they have melted. Remove from heat.

2. Add in your essential oils.

3. Carefully pour the hot mixture into the cavities of your silicone molds. Allow to harden completely to room temperature.

4. Pop out the body butter beans and store in tin, metal, or glass containers at room temp.

I used a pipette to easily fill the tiny little bean cavities in the silicone mold. You could also use a 1/4 teaspoon if you choose. Make sure to fill the little cavities up all the way, but don't over fill!

Once they completely cool down and harden, they are super easy to pop out of the mold. I still can't believe how cute these are!!

These would make the perfect Party Favor for weddings, dinner parties, birthday parties, or holiday gift giving. I know exactly what I am making for gifts in 2018!!!


These are totally portable! Just don't let them get too hot or they will start to melt.  It only takes one to do your hands and lips. Two is plenty for your entire body.

OPTIONS: 

If you want to substitute the beeswax you can use Carnauba wax (shop for it here)

If you want to substitute the kokum butter you can use mango butter or shea butter (shop for them here).

If you want to substitute the kukui nut oil you can choose almond oil, avocado oil, baobab oil, coconut oil, grapeseed oil, hazelnut oil, hemp seed oil, olive oil, sesame oil, or sunflower seed oil (shop for all of these here).

Let me know if you make these!!! Drop me a line at FreshPickedBeauty@gmail.com

Cheers!!!!


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Whipped Lanolin Multipurpose Balm


Did you know that lanolin stems from Latin? "Lana" for wool and "Oleum" for oil.  Lanolin is a wax  that is secreted by the sebaceous glands of wool-bearing animals such as sheep.  It primarily consists of sterol esters which make it the perfect ingredient for protecting our skin from severe climates and as a barrier shield.

Lanolin on its own is very dense and sticky and hard to use.  However, once you whip it up, it turns into a light and fluffy pale yellow cloud that is easy to spread and use all over your body!

There is a very popular brand of whipped lanolin lip balm made in Australia that costs $17 for a tiny little half ounce tube.  You can purchase a huge 7 ounce container of pure lanolin for about $8.00.  It is simple to whip it up into a gorgeous fluffy multipurpose balm that  can be used for over 100 different skin care needs.


Start with two or three tablespoons of lanolin in a mixing bowl.

Using a whisk attachment on your hand-held mixer, WHIP IT, WHIP IT GOOD! Takes just about two minutes on high to transform the lanolin into a pale yellow fluffy texture.

Transfer the lanolin balm into as many containers as you want. I like to share with friends and family so I used these small-sized portable lip balm containers.

A little goes a looooooooong way! This much on the tip of my finger is enough for my lips. Simply warm it over your lips and massage in!


Monday, January 1, 2018

Win a Signed Copy of My Book


I am honored that Mountain Rose Herbs sells my book on their website. You can visit them HERE to order a copy of "200 Tips, Techniques & Recipes for Natural Beauty". I am also going to pick THREE lucky Winners at Random to WIN a signed copy of my book.


Watch a 30 second video about my book. 

Giveaway starts January 1, 2018 and ends February 1, 2018. Good Luck!!!

To enter, visit Mountain Rose Herbs Essential Oil page (HERE) and take a look at all the Certified Organic Essential Oils that they carry. Choose your favorite essential oil and let me know on the form below which one you chose and why you like it the most. Giveaway starts on January 1, 2018 at 8:00 am PST and ends on February 1, 2018 at 8:00 am PST. No purchase necessary to win or enter. Good Luck!


Friday, December 29, 2017

All Natural Deodorant with Lavender and Sandalwood


Back in 2013, I came up with a really awesome and effective all-natural deodorant formula and have been making several batches per year.  I was getting bored with my regular scent of geranium and cedarwood, so I decided to change things up a bit and make a new batch with lavender essential oil and sandalwood essential oil.  Both of these essential oils are great for deodorant and help keep your underarms smelling great.

The thing about natural deodorant is that while it keeps you smelling clean and fresh, it does not stop you from sweating.  When I work out at the gym, I simply reapply it in the locker room and I am good for the rest of the day. Besides, it is healthy to sweat!!

I like to get all my ingredients from Mountain Rose Herbs! You can shop for the necessary ingredients by clicking HERE

All Natural Deodorant with Lavender and Sandalwood

20 grams Mountain Rose Herbs Shea Butter (shop for it here)
15 grams Mountain Rose Herbs Mango Butter (shop for it here)
20 grams Baking Soda
20 grams Mountain Rose Herbs Arrowroot Powder (shop for it here)
2 grams Mountain Rose Herbs Kaolin Clay (shop for it here)
1.25 ml of Mountain Rose Herbs Vitamin E Oil (shop for it here)
10 drops Mountain Rose Herbs Lavender Essential Oil (shop for it here)
10 drops Mountain Rose Herbs Sandalwood Essential Oil (shop for it here)

Option #1 You can just use Shea Butter or just use Mango Butter.  You want a total of 35 grams of whichever butter you choose!

Option #2 You can skip the essential oils if you have sensitive skin or use less.

Option #3: Other essential oils that would work well for a deodorant include; Patchouli, Vetiver, Myrrh, Cedarwood, Geranium, Clary Sage, and Tea Tree. You can shop for the best certified organic essential oils at Mountain Rose Herbs. Click HERE to learn more! 


Steps:

1. Add the Shea butter and Mango butter into a small glass measuring cup and place it in a pot with a few inches of simmering water until fully melted. Remove from heat.

2. Mix the baking soda, arrowroot powder and kaolin clay into the melted ingredients.

3. Mix in the Vitamin E oil and the essential oils.

4. Pour the warm mixture into a clean glass storage container. Place in the refrigerator to cool. While cooling, stir the mixture every five minutes to make sure the baking soda does not settle on the bottom and stays suspended evenly throughout the deodorant.

To use: Spread about 1/8 teaspoon on each armpit. Massage in well.

**I have a partnership with Mountain Rose Herbs. All opinions are my own. 

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Perfume Primer


Don't you just hate it when you apply your favorite perfume and it disappears about 30 minutes later? Natural perfumes by their nature don't last as long as synthetic ones simply because natural perfumes are made from natural plant extracts like volatile  essential oils, absolutes and CO2 extracts. Synthetic perfumes are laden with fixatives, binders and lab created heavy fragrance oils.  I have created a very simple skin perfume primer using just two natural ingredients. My Perfume Primer recipe is like an occlusive moisturizer which coats your skin and helps hold onto the aromatic molecules in the perfume so they don't evaporate as quickly.  This is especially helpful if you have dry skin!!!

I have formulated my recipe to be scent free so it will not change the aromatic profile of your favorite perfume!

I chose fractionated coconut oil (caprylic/capric triglyceride) for my carrier oil because it is colorless and odorless. It DOES NOT smell like coconut oil. It is also super light weight and does not leave your skin greasy or oily.


I also used white beeswax which has been naturally bleached by exposing it to sunlight and fresh air. This particular beeswax does not have an odor like yellow beeswax. It also makes a pure white product when mixed with the colorless fractionated coconut oil.


Finally, I chose a large 0.5 ounce lip balm container to hold my perfume primer. This container makes it super easy to swipe a thin layer of perfume primer over my wrists and neck without getting my fingers messy.  It is also portable!

Fresh-Picked Beauty's Perfume Primer
makes 1/2 ounce

2 teaspoons fractionated coconut oil
1 teaspoon white beeswax

Place the ingredients into a small glass measuring cup and place in a pot with a few inches of simmering water. Melt the wax and oil together. Carefully pour the liquid into a 1/2-ounce lip balm container. Allow to harden and place the cap on the top.


My friends tested it out.......I gave five friends a tube of my perfume primer and asked them to try it out for a week and email me their thoughts. Three of my friends use alcohol based conventional synthetic perfumes and two of them use all-natural perfumes. They all agreed that my perfume primer base kept their perfume on the skin longer. The proof is in the pudding!!! I keep a tube of it near my bottles of perfume and also notice it makes my perfume hang around longer. This recipe is a KEEPER!!!




Aphrodite Essential Oil Kit Giveaway


Fresh-Picked Beauty is hosting a really awesome Giveaway! One lucky winner will be randomly selected to win one Mountain Rose Herbs Aphrodite Essential Oil Kit (value of $62). This amazing kit has eight different essential oils.

You can learn more about this amazing essential oil kit HERE.
 
The Mountain Rose Herbs Aphrodite Essential Oil Sampler Set includes 1/8th ounce (1 dram) bottles of the following six essential oils:
Organic Clary Sage essential oil (Salvia sclarea)
Organic Geranium essential oil (Pelargonium graveolens)
Organic Mandarin essential oil (Citrus reticulate)
Organic Palmarosa essential oil (Cymbopogon martinii)
Organic Patchouli essential oil (Pogostemon cablin)
Organic Ylang Ylang essential oil (Canaga odorata)


And 1/24th ounce bottles of the following two essential oils:
Organic Australian Sandalwood essential oil (Santalum spicatum)
Organic Vanilla Absolute (Vanilla planifolia): contains 25% organic ethanol


The kit also comes with storage tips, basic blending and dilution tips, two droppers for measuring. 

The Giveaway entry period is from 12/28/17 at 8:00 am PST until 1/15/18 at 8:00 am PST. One lucky winner will be randomly selected and notified via email.  Good Luck! No purchase necessary. Product purchased in whole by Fresh-Picked Beauty. 



To enter, please visit MountainRoseHerbs.com (HERE) and take a look around. Find one thing that you like most and let me know on the form below. Also include your email address and name!



Contest Rules

 

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

 

 1.        Eligibility

            Fresh-Picked Beauty Giveaway (the Contest) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Fresh-Picked Beauty and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

 

 2.        Sponsor

            The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Fresh-Picked Beauty, located at www.FreshPickedBeauty.com

 

 3.        Agreement to Official Rules

            Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

 

 4.        Contest Period

            The Contest begins on December 28, 2017 at 8:00 am PST and ends on January 15, 2018  at 8:00 am PST PST (the Contest Period). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest using any of the following methods: Online Only via official form .

 

 5.        How to Enter

Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website (www.freshpickedbeauty.com) and following the directions provided to fill out the entry information, and submit.

 

            Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

 6.        Prize Drawing

            On or about January 15, 2018, the Sponsor will select potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via telephone or email on or about January 16, 2018. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

 

 7.        Winner Notification

 

            The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Each potential Grand and First Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the Declaration of Compliance on the potential winners behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.

 

 8.        Prizes

 

            One Mountain Rose Herbs Aphrodite Essential Oil Kit  (value of $62)

 

9.         General Conditions

            In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 





 10.      Release and Limitations of Liability

            By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d)application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application the processing of entries application downloadsor in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

 

 11.      Disputes

            Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Washington. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Washington, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Washington.

 

 12.      Privacy

            Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsors privacy policy.

 

 

Sunday, December 24, 2017

All-Natural Lipstick Primer


This recipe is for an all-natural lip primer treatments. This smoothing treatment base is meant to be applied lightly before your favorite lipstick.  It will smooth your lips and keep your lipstick from feathering. 

All-Natural Lipstick Primer

1/2 teaspoon Castor Oil
1/2 teaspoon liquid Lanolin
1 teaspoon Mango Butter (shop for it here)
1 teaspoon Jojoba Oil (shop for it here)
2 heaping teaspoons beeswax pastilles (shop for it here)
20 drops Vitamin E Oil (shop for it here)

I get all my natural ingredients from Mountain Rose Herbs. Click here to learn more!

1. Measure out the castor oil, liquid lanolin,  mango butter, Jojoba oil and beeswax into a small glass measuring cup and place in a saucepan containing a few inches of simmering water until the butter and beeswax have fully melted. Remove from heat.

2. Add in the Vitamin E Oil and stir to combine. Pour lip primer into a heat-safe container and allow to fully cool and harden.

To use:Apply a small amount to lips and massage in prior to lipstick application.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Hemp Oil and Rosemary Hair Conditioner


This amazing deep conditioner will help protect your hair.  The star ingredient in this smoothing hair treatment is Mountain Rose Herbs Hemp Seed Oil.  This super rich oil contains essential fatty acids and proteins.  It really is one of the most nutritious oils available. I like Mountain Rose Herbs Hemp Seed Oil because it is Certified Organic and one of the boldest beautiful green colors I have ever found! Hemp oil does not have any THC in it.....just in case you were wondering.

This conditioner will increase your hair's manageability and shine! Pick up your ingredients at Mountain Rose Herbs CLICK HERE!

Hemp Oil & Rosemary Hair Conditioner
makes about 5.5 ounces

2 tablespoons  Hemp Seed Oil (shop here)
2 teaspoons  Emulsifying Wax NF (shop here)
1/2 teaspoon Stearic Acid (shop here)
1/2 teaspoon liquid Lecithin (shop here)
1/2 cup distilled water
30 drops Rosemary Essential Oil (shop here)

1. In a heat-safe glass measuring cup, combine the hemp seed oil, emulsifying wax, stearic acid, and liquid lecithin.  Place the measuring cup in a pot containing a few inches of simmering water.

2. In another heat-safe glass measuring cup, add in the distilled water. Place this measuring cup in another pot containing a few inches of simmering water.

3. Heat both mixtures to a temperature of 160 degrees F until the oil and wax have melted together.  Carefully remove both measuring cups from the simmering water.

4. Pour the oil/wax mixture into a mixing bowl and begin mixing with a hand-help mixer set to low.  Blend the water mixture into the oil/wax on low for 1 minute. Bring the speed up to high and continue mixing for five minutes or until the temperature is below 100 degrees F.

5. Add in the rosemary essential oil and mix again on high for a further five minutes. Transfer the mixture to a sanitized, pourable bottle or a recycled, clean conditioner bottle. Store in the refrigeraor and use within 2 weeks.