Natural Cream Base Recipe
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.
|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.|
|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.