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Lotions, Creams & Other Things
Rooibos Body Cream

    Date : 2009-10-12


    This recipe was formulated to be similar to our Body Cream Base.

    This was made on the blog on October 12th, 2009.


      1.3 grams Citric Acid
      15 grams Hydrovance
      24.5 grams Dimethicone
      20 grams Stearic Acid
      25 grams Emulsifying Wax
      95 grams Sunflower Oil
      5 grams Shea Butter, Refined
      330 grams water
      2.5 grams Chamomile Extract
      2.5 grams Comfrey Leaves Extract
      2.6 grams Liquid Germall Plus
      5.2 grams of Rooibos Tea Fragrance Oil


      Scale Beaker or Mixing Bowl
      Immersion Blender
      Containers for the finished cream


    Weigh all ingredients except the extracts, Liquid Germall Plus and Rooibos Tea Fragrance Oil. Heat in the microwave, using short bursts, until the oils have melted. Use the immersion blender to blend together. Allow to cool until the temperature drops below 140 degrees Fahrenheit and then add the remaining ingredients and color if you desire. Blend until all ingredients have been mixed together. Pour into jars and allow to cool completely. Now you have a fantastic cream!


    This cream is super thick. Perfect for dry weather!


    Makes approximately 18 fl oz.