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A wonderfully natural hand cream that will be rich and luxurious on your skin.

Luxury Hand Cream

This cream is thick and rich for those with troubled hands needing a little more attention.

Phase 1

  • 30gm Macadamia nut oil
  • 24gm Evening primrose oil
  • 12gm Avocado oil
  • 10gm Beeswax pellets
  • 7gm Cocoa butter
  • 7gm Mango butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vitamin E oil

Phase 2

  • 400gm Distilled water (herb infused is great too)
  • 20gm Honey (optional)
  • 30gm Emulsifying wax
  • 20gm Stearic acid


Phase 3

  • 6gm Optiphen plus preservative
  • Essential or fragrance oil if desired to preferred strength.

Steralised jars of your choice.

 

Directions:

  1. Gently melt phase 1 ingredients together to 70ºc.
  2. Heat phase 2 ingredients to 75ºc
  3. Slowly stream phase 2 into phase 1 while blending or whisking constantly.
  4. Allow to cool, blending or whisking periodically, until it reaches around 43ºc.
  5. Add preservative and fragrance of your choice.
  6. Pour immediately into steralised jars.
  7. Allow to cool completely then cap.
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  • Kerry Pearson

    Hi Hailey,

    If you dont want to use the honey you can leave it out completely or can swap it for sodium lactate if you prefer.

  • Hailey M

    I want to swap out the honey… what would you recommend?

  • Kerry Pearson

    A standard teaspoon holds about 5ml so half a teaspoon would be rougnly 2.5ml. You are looking for 1/2ml in 100ml to be half a percent. A pipette might be helpful to measure this out

  • Shannel

    Does 1/2 teaspoon of vitamin e work out to be 0.5% in a 100% formula? Thanks.

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