Peachy Summer Lotion – Susan Elliott

400 grams aloe vera juice or distilled water or some combination of the two 10 grams sodium lactate (optional) 10 grams oat protein 3 grams allatonin 10 grams d-panthenol *putting allatonin in the water phase at less than .5 percent and adding oat protein keeps it … [Read more...]

Whipped Body Butter – Susan Elliott

Another body butter recipe...we seem to be talking about these a lot so here’s another one. This one is a bit longer. My sister in law swears by this. I don’t have dry skin so I don’t touch the stuff (I would be one huge blemish if I did). But it’s fun to make and pipe. This … [Read more...]

Advanced Lotion Tutorial – Susan Elliott

Once you have the basic of lotion making down, you can graduate to this: For the water phase you want to have 300-335 grams of liquid. I break it down as follows: 240 grams aloe vera juice 15 grams glycerin (if you know how to use Hydrovance and how it behaves you can … [Read more...]

Castor Baby Jelly – Susan Elliot

This is a petroleum jelly alternative. There is a YouTube video for it. I made it after a request from a customer who buys my baby balm. I formulated this for babies, but anyone with sensitive skin can use this as an all-natural alternative to the petroleum jelly products that … [Read more...]

No Grease, Double Whipped Body Butter – Candice Marie

Candice Marie's Body Butter Shea Butter: 15% Kokum Butter: 15% Cocoa Butter: 15% Mango Butter: 30% Avocado Oil: 4% Jojoba Oil: 4% Coconut Oil: 15% Vitamin E Oil: 2% Arrowroot Powder (or Tapioca Powder/Flour/Starch or Cornstarch): 2.5-2.75% Total Recipe Weight Mica: … [Read more...]

Non-Foaming Emulsified Sugar Scrub – Lana Suhanich

48% white sugar (see notes below) 13% emulsifying conditioner pastilles 10% rice bran oil 10% hempseed oil 10% pumpkin seed oil 6% jojoba oil 1.5% fragrance 1.5% preservative Directions: Weigh all your ingredients. Place your oils and emulsifier … [Read more...]