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- Basic Natural Lotion (silicone free)
Phase A--Beaker 1 (must be smaller than beaker #2)
Water or any hydrosol 60.75%
Xanthan Gum 0.2%
Phase B--Beaker 2
Emulsifying wax 6%
Olea Europea (Olive) oil 17%
Evening primrose oil 4.7%
Jojoba Oil 7.3%
Tocopheyl Acetate 1%
Cetearyl Alcohol 0.5%
Phase C ---Into main beaker
Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol,and Hexylene Glycol 0.1%
Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract 0.3%
Fragrance (as much as you like)
Sodium Hyaluronate 0.1%
Weight and add the water (boiled-distilled) in beaker #1. Sprinkle in the xanthin gum. Heat the mixture to about 65C while stirring until a thin gel if formed-at least 20 minutes (use a magnetic stirrer like this- great for beginners). Add the glycerin,EDTA and hydrosol (if used). Set apart.
Weight the oils,Vitamin E, wax and cetearyl alcohol and add them to beaker #2. Heat until the solid ingredients are completely melted. Do not heat too much.
Using a suitable mixer (not a kitchen blender) add the water phase in beaker #1 in beaker #2 and continue mixing until the lotion is slightly warm.
Add the remaining ingredients and continue mixing.