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.
|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%||
|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.