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Body Cream Recipe

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This recipe produces 500g of body cream, for a smaller quantity half the recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 400ml roman chamomile floral water
  • 40g mango seed butter
  • 40g of emulsifying wax
  • 20ml of organic rose hip oil
  • 20ml of organic jojoba oil
  • 20ml of camellia oil
  • 20ml borage oil
  • 3 teaspoons of vegetable glycerine
  • 40 drops each of doterracitrus blend and sweet orange essential oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of grapefruit seed extract

1. Combine mango butter, emulsifying wax, rose hip oil, jojoba oil, camellia oils and borage oils together and heat over a double boiler or water bath.

2. Warm theroman chamomile floral water and glycerine together to the same temperature as the wax/oil mixture over a separate double boiler.

3. Once both concoctions are heated to the same temperature slowly pour the oil/wax ingredients to the water mixture whilst stirring vigorously to ensure emulsion.

4. Allow mixture to cool, then add the grapefruit seed extract as a preservative and essential oils for desired fragrance.

5. Place body cream in amber coloured glass container.

6. Apply after shower or as often as required

Enjoy xo