Turn your favorite ingredients into custom recipes & formulas

Oils ONly Recipes & Methods

Oils Only Recipes & Methods is a course in making:

  • Herbal salve recipes using a range of bees and botanical waxes
  • Traditional healing salves and balms with natural waxes, oils and infusions
  • Whipped body butters and fine-tuning the process to create airy, luxurious butters
  • Delicate face and body scrubs with natural plant exfoliants
  • Salves, balms and body oils with you herbal and botanical infusions
  •  Antioxidant-rich formulas with specialty and high-value botanical oils

Put your herbal and botanical infusions to use in recipes and formulas

Core lessons 

Ingredients Guide

  • Making vegan skincare with botanical waxes 
  • Working with traditional beeswax
  • Botanical, carrier and lipid oils
  • Working with rich plant butters
  •  Lecithin in natural products
  • INCI - guide to ingredients

Core lessons

color & Antioxidants

  • Use pigmented CO2 extracts to add color and antioxidants
  • Create color and texture with clays and powdered botanicals
  • Harness the natural color found in the unsaponifiables of oils and butters
  • Develop rich pigment with natural botanical infusions

Core lessons

rich plant butters

  • Using saturated butters for salves, balms & whipped recipes
  • Using 'dry' butters to create dry feeling salves and balms
  • When and how to use butters in place of a wax
  • Creating 'melts' with saturated butters

Core Lessons

Tools & Techniques

  • Getting started: what you need
  • When and how to use butters in place of a wax
  • Techniques for creating 'melts' with saturated butters
  • Methods for for whipping oils into rich butters

Core lessons

Forms & Molds

  • Making and shaping lotion bars and solid perfume
  • Pouring off and cooling salves and balms 
  • Working with food grade silicone molds
  • Making stand-alone balms 
  • Working with natural color in oils and butters

Core lessons

Body Butters & Whipped Butters

  • Techniques for creating successful whipped butters
  • Temperature and how to prepare your base oils
  • Adding color and scent to whipped body butters 
  • Making soft spreadable body butters
  • Storage, temperature and melt points
  • Making soft body balms 

Core lessons

Natural Scent Ingredients

  • Working with fragrant waxes 
  • Bonus booklet with guide to waxes melt points
  • When and how to add essential oils
  •  Making solid perfumes with fragrant waxes

33 Page Bonus Recipe Book Included!

33 page Bonus recipe book included!

Oils Only Recipe Book

Inside the Oils Only Recipe Book you'll find recipes and recipe templates, charts, tutorials and diagrams for formulating and making skincare using only carrier oils, lipid oils, plant butters and fragrant lipid waxes. 

  • Herbal salves and balms 
  • Calming massage oil recipe ideas
  • Herbal body oil for inflammation
  • Body oil for skin repair and healing
  • Whipped butters recipe & tutorials
  • Herbal violet salve recipe 
  • Wild weeds herbal salve recipe 
  • Calendula herbal salve recipe
  • Solid perfume recipes
  • Cayenne balm recipe ~ for muscle aches and pain
  • Solid lotion bars recipes
  • Two melts recipes & technique tutorial

Bonus Guide & Downloadable Charts

Waxes & Butters Melt Points

Get this printable guide to melt points for waxes and butters with charts and tables for easy reference. Keep a copy on hand for all your formulating projects. 

  • List of botanical waxes with melt points included
  • List of 19 butters including melt point and quality notes
  • List of 8 fragrant waxes for adding color and scent
  • List of pseudo waxes melt points and use 
  • Equivalency and measurements reference guide
  • Essential oil dilution chart
special offer!

Oils Only Recipes & Methods

Turn your favorite ingredients, infused oil, botanical waxes, lipid oils and plant butters into salves, balms, whipped body butters, massage and body oils, delicate scrubs and lotion bars.

  • 8 core video lessons 
  • Recipe downloads & tutorials
  • 33 Page Recipe Book
  • Recipes & Formulas
  • Permanent course access
  • Certificate upon completion 
  • 7 day money back guarantee
  •  Bonus Guide to Butters & Waxes

Regular Price $197

We're susan & Olivia 

Mother-daughter team here to share the wonderful, and rather vast world of the lipid oils with you. 

Susan, researcher and author of Power of the Seed, is your teacher and guide in your studies and Olivia runs tech and supports students with all the details!

Happy making,

Susan & Olivia