Jasmine Hydosol Lotion


I had such a great time with the Rose Hydrosol Lotion, I just had to make it with Jasmine Hydrosol. Jasmine is a scent that makes me think of spring and with the warm weather we were having, I am fighting a severe case of spring fever. Waho! Spring is on the way!

I have been wondering about the affects of Dry Flo in a lotion and decided to test it out. I have never used Dry Flo before so I decided not to change my formula except adding the Dry Flo. I wanted to be able to compare it to something I had made before and really determine how Dry Flo affected the texture of the finished lotion.

I made a test batch to test different percentages of Dry Flo. In that test batch I used water instead of a hydrosol, saving the hydrosol for the finished product. I tested a range of Dry Flo percentages to determine what was too much, too little and just right. (Goldilocks would be proud.) Then, I selected my favorite. Tomorrow, I will show you what I did, and the results of my test batches. This will allow you to test your own formulation in small amounts. In the mean time, come join me in the test kitchen to try this fabulous lotion! See you there!

Collect needed items:

Ingredients
Stearic Acid
Emulsifying Wax
Sodium Lactate
Coconut Oil Fractions
Pumpkin Seed Extract
Red Raspberry Seed Oil
Almond Butter
Vitamin E Acetate
Squalane

Jasmine Hydrosol
Optiphen
Dry-Flo

Equipment
Microwave safe container for weighing ingredients
Scale
Transfer Pipettes
Spoons
Containers for the finished products (I will be using 10 mL Lip Balm Jars.)
Recipe in Grams – Makes 494.75 grams
7 grams Stearic Acid
20 grams Emulsifying Wax
10 grams Sodium Lactate
45 grams Coconut Oil Fractions
5 grams Pumpkin Seed Extract
5 grams Red Raspberry Seed Oil
5 grams Almond Butter
2 grams Vitamin E Acetate
12 grams Squalane

380 grams Jasmine Hydrosol
3.75 grams Optiphen
30 grams Dry-Flo

Recipe in Ounces – Makes 17.45 ounces
.25 ounces Stearic Acid
.71 ounces Emulsifying Wax
.35 ounces Sodium Lactate
1.59 ounces Coconut Oil Fractions
.18 ounces Pumpkin Seed Extract
.18 ounces Red Raspberry Seed Oil
.18 ounces Almond Butter
.07 ounces Vitamin E Acetate
.42 ounces Squalane

13.40 ounces Jasmine Hydrosol
.13 ounces Optiphen
1.06 ounces Dry-Flo

Recipe in Percentages
1.4% Stearic Acid
4% Emulsifying Wax
2% Sodium Lactate
9% Coconut Oil Fractions
1% Pumpkin Seed Extract
1% Red Raspberry Seed Oil
1% Almond Butter
.4% Vitamin E Acetate
2.4% Squalane

76.4% Jasmine Hydrosol
.7% Optiphen
6% Dry-Flo

Weigh all of the ingredients except Optiphen and the Dry Flo into a microwaveable container. Heat until all of the ingredients are melted. Using an immersion blender, mix until blended. Allow the solution to cool to 120 degrees Fahrenheit before adding the Optiphen and the Dry Flo. Stir occasionally while waiting for the mixture to cool. You do not want your lotion to separate. If you wish to add any color, now would be the time. Mix the preservative and Dry Flo into the lotion until well blended. Allow the lotion to cool to room temperature. You may now put the lotion into containers. The 500 gram batch is about 16 fl oz so you can make four 4 fl oz bottles, two 8 fl oz bottles or any variation you desire. Enjoy!

Taylor

Completely cooled lotion.

Weighing the oils.

Adding the Jasmine Hydrosol.

Using the blender to mix ingredients.

Continuing to blend the ingredients together.

Completely mixed ingredients.

Mixing the Dry-Flo.

Adding the Dry-Flo to the mixture.

Cooled Lotion

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About Taylor

I'm a twenty something happy, animal loving, curious experimenter. I love reaching back into history and trying old recipes for cosmetics or foods. I'm constantly asking "Why?" My curiosity has me trying new things. I love taking walks with my dog as well as staying at home to cuddle with the dog and my cats. Some of my favorite scents include Hinoki Wood, Rose Garden, Jasmine and Gladiator.

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