The Importance of a Preservative Part 2


Yesterday, I showed you a picture of a lotion that did not use a preservative. That was really gross. Today, I would like to show you this same recipe with using a preservative. This is a really enjoyable recipe that I hope you try. I will be sending these to shipping but don’t worry, I will only send the ones that contain the preservative. Safety first! Come join me for a fun, fabulous and safe lotion.Collect Needed Items:

Ingredients
Sesame Oil
Emulsifying Wax
Beeswax
Glycerin
Stearic Acid
Honey
Mango Butter
Water
Liquid Germall Plus
Equipment
Scale
Microwave Safe Container
Immersion Blender
Containers for finished lotion

Recipe:

Recipe in Grams
11 grams Sesame Oil
5 grams Emulsifying Wax
2 grams Beeswax
2 grams Glycerin
2 grams Stearic Acid
1 gram Honey
1 gram Mango Butter
75 grams Water
.5 grams Liquid Germall Plus
Recipe in Ounces
.39 ounces Sesame Oil
.18 ounces Emulsifying Wax
.07 ounces Beeswax
.07 ounces Glycerin
.07 ounces Stearic Acid
.04 ounces Honey
.04 ounces Mango Butter
2.65 ounces Water
.02 ounces Liquid Germall Plus
Recipe in Percentages
11% Sesame Oil
5% Emulsifying Wax
2% Beeswax
2% Glycerin
2% Stearic Acid
1% Honey
1% Mango Butter
77% Water
0.5% Liquid Germall Plus

Weigh all of the ingredients except the Liquid Germall Plus into a microwave safe container. Heat gently until the contents are liquid. Mix well. Add the Liquid Germall Plus once the lotion is less that 120 degrees Fahrenheit. If you wish to add fragrance, now would be the time. Pour the lotion into containers. Enjoy!
Taylor

Finished Lotion

Weighing Sesame Oil, Emulsifying Wax and Beeswax

Adding Honey

Adding Mango Butter and Water

Heated and Mixed Lotion

Finished Cream

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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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