What is a good base for lotion?

What is a good base for lotion?

Olive oil is a popular base for hand and body lotions. A variety of essential oils are available for use in making a lotion base. Some oils popular for use in lotions are almond oil and olive oil. Shea butter and cocoa butter are common butters often used in lotion bases.

What is natural lotion base?

Natural Lotion Base: This Lotion Base contains 89% Organic Ingredients. It is great for all skin types and is ready for you to add your own essential oils or fragrance oils. This product is ready to use and does not require thickening.

How do you use lotion bases?

Add the essential oils to the lotion base in a water bath. Mix well so that the fragrance permeates throughout the whole lotion base. Then, pour into a container or bottle with an airtight lid. Use daily to help with reducing oil production and minimizing pores.

How much oil can I add to lotion base?

Fragrance – You can incorporate 1 to 2 teaspoons of fragrance oil per 16 oz of lotion base. Stir well. Notice that the more fragrance you add the more likely it is that your lotion will thin from the fragrance oil. If you want to add essential oils you can add 1 to 2 ml of essential oil per 16 oz of lotion.

How much cornstarch do I add to lotion?

1 tsp Vitamin E oil (or 1-2 capsules) 2 tbsp cornstarch.

How do you harden lotion?

Keep your lotion bars at room temperature. If your house is hot in summer you could put them in the refrigerator, but the cold will harden the bars and they will be harder to use.

Do you put baby oil on before lotion?

“A body oil will provide a protective barrier to the dry skin and keep your skin texture smooth, while lotion tends to evaporate and not give the same tactile textural improvement you’d get from an oil.” Dr. Loretta suggests layering your body oil on top of your lotion, effectively sandwiching it with your skin.

How do you keep shea butter creamy?

Our solution to keep our whipped shea butter soft and fluffy is to add a little bit of jojoba oil to the whipped shea (less than 10% of the mixture). Some people also use coconut oil for the same effect but we prefer jojoba as it has it’s own beneficial effects.

How is the lotion base kit made?

The lotion base kit consists of two products: Lotion Base CM – a water-thin cream base and, Polymer SP – a cosmetic grade thickener, which has been pre-mixed with an emulsifier. No wax or alcohol! Your product is simply made by mixing 10% Lotion Base CM with 90% water (Distilled), which makes for a very cost effective formulation.

How many gallons of lotion is in a lotion kit?

This kit will make up to 2.5 gallons of lotion. Finally, a great base product for your creams, lotions, body milks and mist. And this lotion base has been developed using a different technology, so it’s easy to use to create your recipes. Most lotion bases are pre-blends of water, oil, and emulsifying wax.

What is a cold process lotion base cm?

Lotion Base CM is a totally cold process product because it does not contain waxes which need to be melted. The lotion base kit consists of two products: Lotion Base CM – a water-thin cream base and, Polymer SP – a cosmetic grade thickener, which has been pre-mixed with an emulsifier.

What is an organic lotion base?

Great bases to create creams, lotions, body milks, and mists. This fully formulated and pre-thickened lotion base only requires the addition of organic fragrance or essential oils. It is suitable for all skin types and is enriched with nourishing emollients. It is 89% Organic certified by the Soil Association.

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