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Top 10 Ways to Use Lanolin

Posted by Ed Morgan on

Top 10 Ways to Use Lanolin

Perhaps the need for lanolin to soothe your nipples during breastfeeding is no longer necessary. However, you still have a lot to use so you're wondering what to do with it...     Here are ten other uses for lanolin that will leave you wanting to get more! Cuticle repair - smooth on cuticles overnight to replenish them and make them soft Protect leather - apply to any leather item that needs softening Hair product - use a small amount to tame flyaways or for the messy bedhead look Cracked heels - apply lanolin before going to bed and wear socks...

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Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm

Posted by Ed Morgan on

Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm

Have you ever wanted to make a chemical-free lip balm? No? Maybe? Well, either way, now you can! Here's a simple recipe and we even have a couple of the ingredients in stock for you. Both Lanolin and Beeswax can be used in many natural cosmetic recipes and they shine (literally) in this one. Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm Ingredients:3 TBSP - Shea Butter2 TSP - Beeswax Pellets2 TBSP - Nourishing Oil (examples include jojoba, coconut, apricot, avocado or sweet almond)½ TSP - Lanolin10 drops peppermint essential oilInstructions: In a glass bowl, combine the shea butter and beeswax pellets. Place the...

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Lanolin: If It's Good Enough For Sheep...

Posted by Ed Morgan on

Lanolin: If It's Good Enough For Sheep...

Lanolin is produced by sheep to protect their skin and waterproof their wool. (As though they know that's what farmers raise them for!) Some sheep create more than others depending on the breed. Humans have found uses for lanolin for many, many years now - primarily in the moisturisation and care of our skin. Lanolin from New Zealand sheep is prized because of the natural environment and more natural farming practices used here. At once time there used to be 70 million sheep in the country - that was 22 per person! The current number is closer to 7 per person...

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