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Autumn Moisture Maintenance

    Date : 2003-12-11


    A wonderful cream featuring Cranberry Seed Oil, Tamanu Oil and Shea Oil.

    This was made on the blog on January 6th, 2010.


      602 grams water
      1 gram citric acid
      20 grams liquid glycerin
      32 grams emulsifying wax
      5 grams stearic acid
      43 grams Cranberry Seed Oil
      18 grams Tamanu Oil
      28 grams shea oil
      7.5 grams Germaben II
      7.5 grams fragrance oil, or applicable amount for specific fragrance


    Melt all ingredients together but Germaben II and fragrance. Cool to 140 F or below then add preservative and fragrance, stir well. Pour into containers.


    Makes roughly 27 fl oz
    We have used this lotion in a bottle with a high viscosity pump or disk top cap. This mixture is also thick enough to go in a jar. If you use jars make sure to use sealing disks so the lotion isn't all in the cap!