Hair use for Oils safe for soap/lotion/shower gel

So the gears are turning here....getting creative, which only strikes once in a great while.

I make hand-poured, soy candles that are scented with many wonderful scented oils. Some of my scents are safe and used by others for soaps, lotions or shower gels. I am wondering if there is a way I could use them in any hair concoction. Ideas?
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So the gears are turning here....getting creative, which only strikes once in a great while.

I make hand-poured, soy candles that are scented with many wonderful scented oils. Some of my scents are safe and used by others for soaps, lotions or shower gels. I am wondering if there is a way I could use them in any hair concoction. Ideas?
Originally Posted by techmom
I read here you can include EO's in your FSG I have to try making the FSG FIRST though so I hope other girls can come up with other things they've tried!
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So the gears are turning here....getting creative, which only strikes once in a great while.

I make hand-poured, soy candles that are scented with many wonderful scented oils. Some of my scents are safe and used by others for soaps, lotions or shower gels. I am wondering if there is a way I could use them in any hair concoction. Ideas?
Originally Posted by techmom

if your fragrance oils are skin safe, then they can be used in hair and body products. If they are not skin safe, then they cannot.
So the gears are turning here....getting creative, which only strikes once in a great while.

I make hand-poured, soy candles that are scented with many wonderful scented oils. Some of my scents are safe and used by others for soaps, lotions or shower gels. I am wondering if there is a way I could use them in any hair concoction. Ideas?
Originally Posted by techmom

if your fragrance oils are skin safe, then they can be used in hair and body products. If they are not skin safe, then they cannot.
Originally Posted by coilynapp
yes, I understand that. Some fragrances of mine should stay for my candles, but some are safe for skin. I am looking for ideas on what to do with them. Perhaps add a drop or two to a conditioner? Put in with my spray refresher?

They are quite potent! When i use them in my soy candles, I use 1oz per pound of soy wax and that would equal 25-30 hours of burn time.
2a (nc.com), 2a/2bFii (fia), normal porosity

Cowash:TN Radiant Volume
RO TN Moisturizing .
Styling products:AVG, Ecostyler Crystal
Styling Methods: Pixie-style diffusing - total fav
Low-poo: AO Nourishing Lavender

http://designdedication.com

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My first thought was FSG. A refresher spray sounds like a good idea too.
I've never done it, but you can buy premixed conditioner bases from some ingredient websites. Someone gave me the link to these conditioner flakes once (just add water-and preservative I believe). I've always thought they looked cool, but haven't tried them. You could vary the ingredients and make scented cowash, DT, PT, rinse out.
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My first thought was FSG. A refresher spray sounds like a good idea too.
I've never done it, but you can buy premixed conditioner bases from some ingredient websites. Someone gave me the link to these conditioner flakes once (just add water-and preservative I believe). I've always thought they looked cool, but haven't tried them. You could vary the ingredients and make scented cowash, DT, PT, rinse out.
Originally Posted by pedaheh
Pedaheh has got it. Check out the Recipes Forum. There are tons of ideas for all kinds of homemade goodies. I'm sure you will get some inspiration there.

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So the gears are turning here....getting creative, which only strikes once in a great while.

I make hand-poured, soy candles that are scented with many wonderful scented oils. Some of my scents are safe and used by others for soaps, lotions or shower gels. I am wondering if there is a way I could use them in any hair concoction. Ideas?
Originally Posted by techmom

if your fragrance oils are skin safe, then they can be used in hair and body products. If they are not skin safe, then they cannot.
Originally Posted by coilynapp
yes, I understand that. Some fragrances of mine should stay for my candles, but some are safe for skin. I am looking for ideas on what to do with them. Perhaps add a drop or two to a conditioner? Put in with my spray refresher?

They are quite potent! When i use them in my soy candles, I use 1oz per pound of soy wax and that would equal 25-30 hours of burn time.
Originally Posted by techmom
oh ok. sorry I misunderstood your question.

In hair and body products, fragrance should be used at 1-2% of batch weight. I don't work with drops, I weigh my fragrances, so if you wanted to add some FO to conditioner that was 8oz (~227 grams), you would add 2.3-4.5g

Last edited by coilynapp; 04-26-2011 at 01:04 PM.
woo hoo... thanks for the help! I have some scents that I really love that would be fun to try!
2a (nc.com), 2a/2bFii (fia), normal porosity

Cowash:TN Radiant Volume
RO TN Moisturizing .
Styling products:AVG, Ecostyler Crystal
Styling Methods: Pixie-style diffusing - total fav
Low-poo: AO Nourishing Lavender

http://designdedication.com

saved by grace, walking by faith

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