Program Resources

Below are resources from some of the classes/programs we have offered at the library.  The Custer County Library is not responsible for the accuracy of information in provided links to outside websites.

How to Make Beeswax Wraps

Beeswax wraps are a natural, sustainable alternative to plastic wrap.  If you missed our classes on making beeswax wraps, check out these instructions:

DIY Beeswax Wraps

How to Make a Beeswax Sandwich Pouch

Follow the directions in this tutorial to turn your large beeswax wrap into a sandwich pouch.  Similarly, you can turn a smaller wrap into a snack pouch.

Beeswax Sandwich Pouch Instructions

How to Make Natural Lotion Bars, Lip Balms, & Deodorants

For those who missed the classes offered by the library, you can use the following link to download the instructions for making natural lotion bars, lip balms, and deodorants.  Page two offers variations on the basic recipe.

Natural Lotion Bar, Lip Balm, and Deodorant Recipe

For more information on the types and benefits of carrier oils and/or butters, please check out the following links.

Complete List of Oils with Comedogenic Rating and Fatty Acid Content

Top 50 Carrier Oils Detailed Guide

 Carrier Oil Properties and Profiles

For more information on the types, benefits, and safe use of various essential oils, please check out the following infographics and links:

Maximum Dilution for 400 Essential Oils

EO-dilution-chart by drops per ml

Properties, Uses, and Benefits of Essential Oils 

Soap Making Forums Essential Oil Chart