Tropical Vacation Facial Cream


Finished Face Cream

Finished Face Cream

Winter is the perfect time to sit by the roaring fireplace and dream of exotic locations where the sun is warm and there are sandy beaches just waiting for you to lounge in their picturesque embrace. Ok, I’ll admit it. I am a dreamer and a romantic but I truly love being toasty warm.

Today I wanted to make a simple face lotion that keeps the skin soft and smells fun. This lotion is such a treat because it is and instant vacation in a jar! Come join me as we start back up in this new year!

Ingredients
Water
Virgin Coconut Oil
Dimethicone
Argan Oil
Conditioning Emulsifier
Sodium Lactate
Chamomile Extract
Calendula Extract
Liquid Germall Plus
Pina Smoothie Fragrance Oil
Equipment
Scale
Spoons
Pipettes
Plastic Bag
Microwave Safe Container


Recipe:

Recipe in Grams
166 grams Water
10 grams Virgin Coconut Oil
6 grams Dimethicone
4 grams Argan Oil
6 grams Conditioning Emulsifier
4 grams Sodium Lactate
2 grams Chamomile Extract
2 grams Calendula Extract
1 gram Liquid Germall Plus
1 gram Pina Smoothie Fragrance Oil
Recipe in Ounces
5.86 ounces Water
0.35 ounces Virgin Coconut Oil
0.21 ounces Dimethicone
0.14 ounces Argan Oil
0.21 ounces Conditioning Emulsifier
0.14 ounces Sodium Lactate
0.07 ounces Chamomile Extract
0.07 ounces Calendula Extract
0.04 ounces Liquid Germall Plus
0.04 ounces Pina Smoothie Fragrance Oil
Recipe in Percentages
83% Water
5% Virgin Coconut Oil
3% Dimethicone
2% Argan Oil
3% Conditioning Emulsifier
2% Sodium Lactate
1% Chamomile Extract
1% Calendula Extract
0.5% Liquid Germall Plus
0.5% Pina Smoothie Fragrance Oil
Weighing Ingredients

Weighing Ingredients

After heating and blending

After heating and blending

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mixture while cooling

Mixture while cooling

 

The first step to making this facial cream is to weigh everything except for the extracts, preservative, and fragrance oil into a microwave safe container. Heat until everything is melted then you can add the extracts and fragrance oil. Once the lotion is cooled to under 120° F you may add the preservative. Once the lotion has cool completely you can put it into the container of your choice. Label and enjoy!

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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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