Creating a 10 minute, natural hand & body lotion with babassu & amaranth oil  – part three, formula with humectants & botanical extracts

Welcome back to this short series on making this 10 minute natural cationic lotion with Jeequat® NDCS, babassu oil, and amaranth oil! I thought I’d try a few of these new fangled ingredients we’ve met over the last few months, new humectants, proteins, oils, and more. So let’s take a look at how we can...

You are not logged in. This content is for $1 Level, $5 Level, $3 Level, and $10 Level members only. Please login if you are a member.
Log InSubscribe

Creating a 10 minute, natural hand & body lotion with babassu & amaranth oil  – part two, formula with humectants

Welcome back to this short series in which we’re making variations on my favourite 10 minute cationic 99% natural lotion with extra humectants and different oils. In today’s version, we’ll add a few things and use amaranth oil to make this a bit thicker, richer, and more lubricious! Click here for the first post in...

You are not logged in. This content is for $1 Level, $5 Level, $3 Level, and $10 Level members only. Please login if you are a member.
Log InSubscribe

Creating a 10 minute, natural hand & body lotion with babassu & amaranth oil – part one, original formula, sensory characteristics, choosing preservatives, and more!

What the heck is going on with my skin? ARGH! It was early winter, a time when it’s generally super humid around here as it rains every day for at least a few minutes, so why am I so dry and itchy? I wracked my brain for far too long before realizing that I’d been...

You are not logged in. This content is for $1 Level, $5 Level, $3 Level, and $10 Level members only. Please login if you are a member.
Log InSubscribe

Modifying products for summer: Making a cold process, mostly naturally compliant, more hydrating lotion with babassu oil

It’s the worst part of summer for me – the end of July/beginning of August heat wave, where temperatures get to 35˚C (95˚F) with a Humidex of 39˚C (102˚F) with air quality warnings. I have air conditioning in the house and my car – as well as air conditioned seats, we just found out –...

You are not logged in. This content is for $1 Level, $5 Level, $3 Level, and $10 Level members only. Please login if you are a member.
Log InSubscribe

Summer products: 10 minute strawberry & honey parfait with ViscOptima SE, part four – altering the emollients

Welcome back to this series, Let’s make and modify products for summer! In the first part of this modification of the 10 minute strawberry & honey parfait with ViscOptima SE, we added some humectants, allantoin as an occlusive, and altered the oils a little bit. I shared our base formula with some modifications, which we’ll...

You are not logged in. This content is for $1 Level, $5 Level, $3 Level, and $10 Level members only. Please login if you are a member.
Log InSubscribe