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Lotions, Creams & Other Things
Minty Foot Cream


    Date : 1999-10-28

    Introduction

    Minty Foot Cream is a treat for your feet. Pamper yourself with this rich creamy blend of avocado oil combined with shea butter & mango butter with just a touch of lanolin.

    This was made on the blog on January 20, 2010.

    Ingredients:

      0.6 grams Citric Acid
      6 grams Liquid Glycerin
      11 grams Stearic Acid
      14 grams Emulsifying Wax
      21 grams Avocado Oil
      15 grams Shea Butter, Refined
      5 grams Mango Butter
      9 grams Anhydrous Lanolin
      150 grams Purified Water
      2.5 grams Germaben II
      0.7 grams Peppermint Essential Oil
      0.6 grams Spearmint Essential Oil

    Instructions:

    Combine all ingredients except Germaben II & essential oil in microwave safe container or beaker. Heat on high until all oils/waxes are completely melted. Mix using an immersion blender until you have an emulsion. Add Germaben II & essential oil and stir again to fully incorporate the preservative and essential oils. Pour into containers.

    Notes & Comments:

    Try replacing the mint with your favorite scent blend & substituting regular cocoa butter for the lanolin. Try this as an all over body cream. It's great and ya just gotta love that yummy chocolate smell... It's a treat without the calories.

    Yield

    Makes approximately 8 fluid ounces.