Light Ladies Facial Cream 2


Finished Facial Cream

Finished Facial Cream

Today I am sharing with you a recipe for a Light Ladies Facial Cream. I feel as if the skin on my face is always changing. One week I will be so dry I’m peeling and the next week I feel like I got slapped in the face with a whole pizza. So when people ask, “What skin type do you have? Oily? Dry?” Agh! I don’t know, it depends on the day. I know that everyone’s skin is different so I tried to formulate a cream that could be used on a variety of skin types.

Come join me!

Ingredients
Water
Apricot Kernel Oil
Conditioning Emulsifier
Squalane
Hydrovance
Seabuckthorn Extract
Ivy Extract
Chamomile Extract
Liquid Silk
Vitamin E Natural
Liquid Germall Plus
Crocus Fragrance Oil
Equipment
Scale
Spoons
Pipettes
Plastic Bag
Microwave Safe Container


Recipe:

Recipe in Grams
137.5 grams Water
28 grams Apricot Kernel Oil
6 grams Conditioning Emulsifier
10 grams Squalane
6 grams Hydrovance
2 grams Seabuckthorn Extract
2 grams Ivy Extract
2 grams Chamomile Extract
2 grams Liquid Silk
0.5 grams Vitamin E Natural
1 gram Liquid Germall Plus
1 gram Crocus Fragrance Oil
Recipe in Ounces
4.85 ounces Water
0.99 ounces Apricot Kernel Oil
0.21 ounces Conditioning Emulsifier
0.35 ounces Squalane
0.21 ounces Hydrovance
0.07 ounces Seabuckthorn Extract
0.07 ounces Ivy Extract
0.07 ounces Chamomile Extract
0.07 ounces Liquid Silk
0.02 ounces Vitamin E Natural
0.04 ounces Liquid Germall Plus
0.04 ounces Crocus Fragrance Oil
Recipe in Percentages
68.75% Water
14% Apricot Kernel Oil
3% Conditioning Emulsifier
5% Squalane
3% Hydrovance
1% Seabuckthorn Extract
1% Ivy Extract
1% Chamomile Extract
1% Liquid Silk
0.25% Vitamin E Natural
0.5% Liquid Germall Plus
0.5% Crocus Fragrance Oil

 

In order to make this lotion, first start by weighing everything except for extracts, preservative, and fragrance oil into a microwave safe container. Then microwave that combination until its completely melted. You can then add the extracts and fragrance oil, stir well. Once the lotion mixture cools below 120° F you can add the Liquid Germall Plus. Make sure to mix it well, you don’t want your preservative to fail because it will grow mold. Unfortunately I have had that happen before and it is not fun.

Once your lotion has completely cooled, scoop the lotion into a bag and cut the corner off. You can then pipe the lotion into the jar of your choice. Label and enjoy! Wasn’t that simple?

 

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About Katy

I am a twenty something goofy, cat-loving, outdoor enthusiast. I enjoy gardening, fishing, and camping. A few of my favorite fragrances are Juicy Pear, Love Spell, and Jacob. I can't lie, I am a bit of a newbie in the soap making world but I am ready to learn and so excited!


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2 thoughts on “Light Ladies Facial Cream

  • Julie S

    I whipped some up for New Year’s because: what says starting a new year with a beautifully hydrated face better than facial moisturizer? I love it! I have experienced skin, that runs dry and well Utah doesn’t help that at all. This is light but seems to be enough for even dry skin. Great recipe!

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    • Tina

      Julie,

      Thank you! I am so glad to hear you like it. I think dry climates are a tough deal when it comes to skin care. Keep on moisturizing! You are a good reminder for me to do this when I get home.

      Tina

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