Moisturiser Unscented - S&P Free - Botanical Skincare Base
Features: Introducing our Moisturising Cream base! Now completely paraben-free, this soft, smooth day cream will protect, restore and replenish what the environment takes out of your skin. It features a special combination of natural, gentle - yet effective - moisturising ingredients, such as the restorative powers of Sunflower Seed Oil.
Paraben-free; Sulfate-Free; Propylene glycol-free, DEA-free and artificial colour-free.
Ingredients: Aqua, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Polysorbate 20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Carbomer, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Hydroxide.
Specifications: pH: 5.00 - 6.00
Preservation: This formula contains sufficient paraben-free preservative system to last two to three years shelf life under normal conditions.
However should you wish to add more than 10% extra material or dilute the product by adding more than 10% water the we recommend that you add an additional 0.1% preservative (per 10% of added material), using preservatives such as Plantaserv P or Plantaserv Q.
Fragrancing: Create your own unique moisturizing cream designed to your own personal skin type. Simply use the information below to determine which oils are most suited to your own skin type, and then create your own blended cream. For every 100g of moisturizer base, it is recommended that you add 20 drops of essential oils.
Normal Skin- Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Lavender, Geranium, Neroli, Rose Bulgarian, Rosewood, Cedarwood.
Oily Skin- Geranium, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Juniper, Mandarin, Ylang Ylang, Cedarwood, Tea Tree, Lemon
Dry Skin- Carrot Seed, Roman Chamomile, Lavender, Jasmine, Cedarwood, Rose Maroc, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
Mature Skin- Carrot Seed, Neroli, Lavender, Frankincense, Fennel, Myrrh, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Rose Maroc
For Sensitive Skin:
For every 100g of moisturizer base, it is recommended that you add 10 drops of essential oils.
Sensitive - Jasmine, Rose Bulgarian, Roman Chamomile, German Chamomile, Lavender
For intensive treatment for damaged, dry or wrinkled skin, we recommend that you blend 3% of one of the following carrier oils/ raw materials into the cream: Wheatgerm Oil, Jojoba Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Rosehip Oil, Vitamin E, Mango Butter, Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter.
Colour: Uncoloured - white base colour easily coloured with water soluble colours.
Colouring: Make a dilute solution of water soluble food colours in water. Try 1 to 5 drops of dilute colours to 100gm of Moisturiser.
Usage: A rich emollient base that can be used (as is) as a moisturiser (occlusive-type), or as a base for preparing rich emollient creams or lotions.
To use as is, take the desired amount of moisturiser and add active ingredients, essential oils and/or colour to suit your particular purpose and mix.
Features: An oil-in-water moisturising base with the consistency of a medium viscosity cream.
Moisturiser Unscented - Botanical Skincare Base 100g (£1.86/100g)
Shea Butter Eczema Moisturiser
25g cocoa butter
30g shea butter
25g mango butter
1 teaspoon (5ml) sweet almond oil or apricot kernel oil
1 teaspoon (5ml) vitamin E oil
10 drops lemon essential oil
10 drops green mandarin essential oil
Double boiler or bain marie
Melt the wax, cocoa butter, shea butter and mango butter in bain marie or double boiler. Leave the mixture to heat for about 20 minutes
Add the almond oil and vitamin E, let it heat for a few more minutes until everything is liquid
Remove from heat, add essential oils and stir thoroughly
Carefully pour the mixture into a clean container and leave it to set
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