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Natural Body Butter Base Recipe

A luxurious, thick cream emulsion that can be customised with essential oils and other active ingredients for a nourishing body product. 

Ingredient Amount Description
Demineralised Water 55% UV Treated – free from bacteria.
Glycerine 3% Improves hydration. Provides pleasant sheen.
OliveM Emulsifier 8% Forms bond between water & oil molecules.
Apricot Kernel oil 8% Encourages healthy, revitalised complexion.
Macadamia oil 7% Rich in fatty acids, supports supple skin.
Avocado oil 6% High vitamin content. Improves skin hydration.
Cocoa Butter 4% Useful for dry, dull skin. Boosts elasticity.
Shea Nut Butter 4% Highly protective. Great for dry skin types.
Vitamin E Natural 1%
Anti-oxidant, softening, soothes & cools.
Leucidal 2.5% Broad-spectrum preservative.
Phytocide Elderberry 1.5% Broad-spectrum preservative.

Step 1: 
Measure Water and Glycerine into vessel and heat to 70°C maximum.  

Step 2: Measure Carrier oils, Emulsifier & Butters into another vessel and heat to 70°C maximum. 

Step 3: Once both have reached the same temperature, add oil phase to water, emulsify for approximately 5 minutes using hand blender in short bursts.

Step 4: Cool emulsion to approx. 50°C, add Vitamin E, mix for 1 minute with hand blender to ensure thorough dispersion.

Step 5: Add preservatives and mix for 1 final minute.

Step 6: Spoon off into jars and leave to cool before closing the lid.

Suggested recipes are provided as examples only. Whilst all care has been taken in creating these examples, Sage Cosmetic Coaching accepts no responsibility relating to the manufacture of products. Any responsibility for the performance, efficacy and stability of the product lies with the manufacturer.