Lemon Lip Scrub 2


Ever since I did that Lemon Poppy Seed Week, I have had lemons on my mind. My salads have been topped with a squeeze of lemon juice, my drinks sport a lemon slice, my perfume is Vanilla Lemon and my Post-It Notes are… you guessed it. Lemon Yellow! I decided I just needed to hurry up and get back to my spring fever already. My lemons are driving Andee crazy. She exclaimed “My gosh! The lemons in here are worse than Tribbles!”(Tribbles are from Star Trek. They multiply like rabbits until there is an infestation of them.) See? Like I said, I have a little lemon problem. Okay, maybe a really big lemon problem. 🙂 

I decided that a few weeks ago, I covered just about everything for a gift basket. So I decided to make a lemon lip scrub. It is so yummy, I just might skip the exfoliation part! 🙂 The hope is after we head to the test kitchen to make this delicious lip scrub, I will be ready to bring in the new season. Let’s go!

Collect Needed Items:

Ingredients
Sugar
Olive Butter
Macadamia Nut Oil
Deodorized Cocoa Butter
Vitamin E Acetate
Squalane
Calendula Oil
Lemon USA Essential Oil
Yellow Oil Soluble Lip Color
Equipment
Scale
Transfer Pipettes
Microwave Safe Container
Spoons
Containers

Recipe:

Recipe in Grams
255 grams Sugar
40 grams Olive Butter
28 grams Macadamia Nut Oil
17 grams Deodorized Cocoa Butter
11 grams Vitamin E Acetate
11 grams Squalane
11 grams Calendula Oil
5.5 grams Lemon USA Essential Oil
Q.S. Yellow Oil Soluble Lip Color
Recipe in Ounces
9 ounces Sugar
1.4 ounces Olive Butter
1 ounce Macadamia Nut Oil
.6 ounces Deodorized Cocoa Butter
.4 ounces Vitamin E Acetate
.4 ounces Squalane
.4 ounces Calendula Oil
.2 ounces Lemon USA Essential Oil
Q.S. Yellow Oil Soluble Lip Color
Recipe in Percentages
67% Sugar
10% Olive Butter
7% Macadamia Nut Oil
4% Deodorized Cocoa Butter
3% Vitamin E Acetate
3% Squalane
3% Calendula Oil
2% Lemon USA Essential Oil
Q.S. Yellow Oil Soluble Lip Color

Weigh the Olive Butter, Macadamia Nut Oil and Deodorized Cocoa Butter into a  microwave safe container. Heat gently until liquid. Add the remaining ingredients. Stir well. Put into jars or pots for use. Enjoy!

Note: When making this recipe, I decided it needed to have a more lemon yellow color. I added some of the Yellow Oil Soluble Color. (Imagine that!) I got the bright lemon yellow color that I wanted. Yay! P.S. I have sent 60 samples to the shipping department. I don’t expect any that any will be left in about two weeks. (Andee is sick of lemons and begging the shipping department to send them out as soon as possible.) Hurry and get yours before they are gone!

 

Taylor

Finished Lip Scrub

Weighing Oils

Weighing Oils

Melted Oils

Adding Lemon Essential Oil

Weighing Sugar

Mixing Scrub

Adding Oil Soluble Color

Finished Scrub

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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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2 thoughts on “Lemon Lip Scrub

  • Ana Baird

    This sounds wonderful. I think I know what I’ll be trying this morning.

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  • BeckaBoo

    My mom and I LOVE lemon! We’ll be trying (and, I’m sure, LOVING) this scrub!

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