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Natural Cream Base Recipe

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Try this Natural Cream Base Recipe... we know you'll love the texture and skin feel!

A delightful mid-weight emulsion that can be customised with essential oils and other active ingredients to create a lovely moisturising face or body product.

Ingredient Amount Description
Demineralised Water 80% UV Treated – free from bacteria.
OliveM Emulsifier 6% Forms bond between water & oil molecules.
Sunflower oil 5% Moisturising, light consistency, stable.
Almond Sweet oil 4% Emollient, softening, fast penetrating.
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 into vessel and heat to 70°C maximum. 

Step 2: Measure Carrier oils & Emulsifier 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.