Simple esters: Creating lotion bars with simple esters

Wow, it’s been a while? I’ve been trying to find time to write up these experiments I did with Emrys months ago, but life’s been way too busy! Let’s take a look at creating lotion bars with simple esters! If you want to catch up on this series, click here for the last post that...

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Member exclusive Q&A: How to incorporate water soluble ingredients into anhydrous bars using an emulsifier

In the January Patreon Q&A, Emmi asked how we could incorporate water soluble ingredients into lotion bars, then casually mentioned she had Varisoft EQ 65 (positively charged emulsifier that we can use as a hair conditioner) that she might be able to use as an emulsifier. Yes, this is possible, so let’s take a look at...

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Member exclusive Q&A: How can we incorporate water soluble ingredients into lotion bars?

In the January Q&A for Patreon subscribers, Emmi asked: I have been experimenting with lotion bars. Though I do like the butter/wax/oil bars, they are a bit too greasy for me, and not so glide-y. I’m thinking of trying next with some butter/jojobawax/caprylic capric triglycerides. I’m not sure if the triglycerides improve the glide enough, so...

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Member exclusive Q&A: Creating less greasy feeling, more glidy lotion bars? A few thoughts and a formula

In the January Q&A for Patreon subscribers, Emmi asked: I have been experimenting with lotion bars. Though I do like the butter/wax/oil bars, they are a bit too greasy for me, and not so glide-y. I’m thinking of trying next with some butter/jojobawax/caprylic capric triglycerides. I’m not sure if the triglycerides improve the glide enough, so...

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