Jubilant Summer Island Lotion

Sometimes I get inspiration from collecting all of the ingredients for another project. When I made Lorraine’s Vanilla Coconut Passion Lotion I had to look through the fragrance collection in the blog kitchen. As I searched for the Vanilla Cream Fragrance Oil, I ran across a 1 oz bottle of Tahitian Vanilla. Hmn. I started to wonder. What would a blend of Tahitian Vanilla and Coconut smell like? Really good, it turns out. A blend of sweet island flora, coconut and a sensual vanilla. This is definitely a blend that requires some personal time. Come join me in the kitchen for the creation of a jubilant and passionate lotion. 

Collect Needed Items:

Ingredients
Sesame Oil
Golden Jojoba
Virgin Coconut Oil
Emulsifying Wax
Stearic Acid
Hydrovance
Water
Optiphen
Tahitian Vanilla Fragrance Oil
Coconut Fragrance Oil
Equipment
Microwave Safe Container
Immersion Blender
Scale
Containers for cream

Recipe:

Recipe in Grams
70 grams Sesame Oil
35 grams Golden Jojoba
35 grams Virgin Coconut Oil
35 grams Emulsifying Wax
35 grams Stearic Acid
35 grams Hydrovance
483 grams Water
7 grams Optiphen
5 grams Tahitian Vanilla Fragrance Oil
2 grams Coconut Fragrance Oil
Recipe in Ounces
2.47 ounces Sesame Oil
1.23 ounces Golden Jojoba
1.23 ounces Virgin Coconut Oil
1.23 ounces Emulsifying Wax
1.23 ounces Stearic Acid
1.23 ounces Hydrovance
17.04 ounces Water
.25 ounces Optiphen
.18 ounces Tahitian Vanilla Fragrance Oil
.07 ounces Coconut Fragrance Oil
Recipe in Percentages
10% grams Sesame Oil
5% grams Golden Jojoba
5% Virgin Coconut Oil
5% Emulsifying Wax
5% Stearic Acid
5% Hydrovance
69% Water
1% Optiphen
.6% Tahitian Vanilla Fragrance Oil
.3% Coconut Fragrance Oil

Weigh everything except the Optiphen and fragrance oils into a microwave safe container. Heat gently until liquid. Using an immersion blender, mix the solution together. Stir occasionally while the lotion cools. When the lotion has cooled to below 120 F, the Optiphen and fragrance oils can then be added. Stir well and pour into containers. Enjoy!

Taylor

Finished Lotion
Weighing Sesame Oil
Weighing Golden Jojoba
Weighing Virgin Coconut Oil
Weighing Emulsifying Wax
Weighing Stearic Acid
Weighing Water
Mixing Lotion
Adding Tahitian Vanilla Fragrance Oil
Adding Coconut Fragrance Oil

Finished Lotion
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Jubilant Summer Island Lotion, 5.0 out of 5 based on 3 ratings

2 thoughts on “Jubilant Summer Island Lotion”

  1. looks like the squalane isn’t posted throughout the recipe, this isn’t something I have and want to try making this recipe, is there a substitute suggestion that I could put in instead? Or would it just have to be cut out?

    Also, currently don’t have sesame oil, but have lots of other carrier type oils, any suggestion for a substitute that doesn’t give you a greasy feeling but still moisturizing?

    Thanks!

    Sarah

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  2. Sarah,

    Whoops! That was a typo error on my part. You don’t need the squalane. I just got so excited. :-)

    Things like Sweet Almond, Apricot Kernel, Avocado Oil, Jojoba Oil, Macadamia Oil, Shea Oil and Sunflower Oil would all be great replacements.
    If you like the feel of the liquid oil directly on your skin, you will like it in your lotion.

    I hope this helps.

    Taylor

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