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« on: December 23, 2004 12:55:29 PM »

Yesterday I was cutting ginger end since that time I can not get rid of thought about making real ginger lip balm ore perfume.
I don't want to use ready made scented oils ore any thing like that, I get allergies after short time of using one brand of perfume and trying to get rid of all as many chemical products as possible.
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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2004 05:17:30 AM »

OK I already knew that I can try to keep ginger in vodka (if it will not tern in to perfume I cam always drink it). But how about soaking tea in vodka?? Do you think it will work??
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« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2004 06:54:44 AM »

You can buy ginger essential oil - I use it and love it!
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« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2004 02:32:17 PM »

I think Lush has a ginger perfume and they have a wonderful ginger lotion too, plus they don't use the kind of chemicals and preservatives other cosmetics contain.
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« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2004 09:05:29 PM »

Oh, yes! Smiley It's called "Ginger" and it's so warm, exotic and feminine. It's a bit pricey but smells fabulous.
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« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2004 05:01:48 AM »

I think you can get ginger extract (extract, not essence; essence tends to have more chemicals in) for cooking... they have it in my local Tesco. If you're supposed to eat it, it can't be bad for your skin, right?
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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2005 09:29:20 PM »

You could get some ginger essential oil and then cut it with organic jojoba or apricot kernel oil. You would just have to make sure it was VERY well diluted becuase ginger is a particularly strong essential oil. Also you should not use it if you are pregnant. But if you are looking for something free of chemicals, this would solve that problem. There are several places where you can get organic oils. My favorite, of course, is the company I work for:

www.fromnaturewithlove.com

Hope this helps! Smiley
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