Basic Beginner Lotion – Susan Elliott

Water Phase:
  • 300 grams Distilled Water or Aloe Vera Juice
  • 10 grams Glycerin 10 grams Aloe Vera Gel
  • Add sodium lactate 10-12 g
  • Add 10 grams d-panthenol (powder at water/liquid at cool down)
Oil Phase: Either Basic or Advanced
  • Oils/Butters
  • 75 grams of oils/butters
  • Suggestions for beginners:
  • Shea Butter (temper first)
  • Coconut Oil
  • Cocoa Butter
  • Mango Butter
  • Sweet Almond Oil
  • 45 grams ewax or BTMS or conditioning ewax or silky ewax – something like that
  • 20 grams stearic acid
  • 5 grams beeswax (optional or can use less)
Cool down
  • 9 grams Liquid Germall Plus (NOT OPTIONAL) or another broad spectrum preservative (Vitamin E, GSE, ROE, sodium lactate etc are NOT preservatives….DO NOT USE THEM as such in this or any other recipe that contains water or wet hands will go into)
  • 5 grams Vitamin E
  • 5 grams extract (aloe/green tea/chamomile) (optional)
  • 10 grams honeyquat (optional)
  • 7-10 grams essential or fragrance oils
  • Essential Oils should be around 7-10 grams altogether
  • Color as you like

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