Newbie Tuesday series: Creating naturally compliant emulsions with Olivem 1000 – part one, let’s meet the emulsifier and learn how to use it!

Welcome to week one of our Newbie Tuesday beginners’ lotion making series/course and Formulating Friday more advanced lotion making series/course! Today, we’ll be meeting our new emulsifier, Olivem 1000! Today, on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, we’ll meet the emulsifier and learn how to use it in our lotions. Next week, on Tuesday, April 20th, 2021, we’ll...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Q&A: Can we modify a body butter formula to include Jeequat® NDCS as the natural, cold process emulsifier?

In this month’s Q&A, Jaime asked, What percentage of oils can be handled by Jeequat® NDCS (aka ICE Conditioner)? I’d like to make your body butter that you made for your husband’s itchy skin. If ICE Conditioner won’t work, will any of the other cold natural approved emulsifiers work? Thank you. This is funny as I...

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