Monday, March 1, 2010

Elbow and Knee Lotion

3.0 oz. Cetearyl Alcohol/Ceteareth 20
0.3 oz. Beeswax
0.5 oz. Cocoa butter
1.0 oz. Liquid glycerin
1.5 oz. Sweet almond oil
1.3 oz. Jojoba
0.5 oz. Evening Primrose oil
3.5 oz. Aloe Vera gel
3.5 oz. Distilled water
0.12 oz. Phenonip preservative or GermabenII
Optional: fragrance or essential oil, 0.10 to 0.25 oz.

1. Add the Cetearyl Alcohol/Ceteareth 20, Beeswax, Cocoa Butter, Sweet Almond Oil, Evening Primrose Oil and Jojoba to either a double boiler or microwave safe cup.
2. Melt all the waxes and oils together. Attempt not to boil the mixture.
3. Add the liquid glycerin, distilled water and Aloe Vera gel together.
4. Stir all ingredients well and combine the two bowls/mixing glasses.
5. Add the Phenonip.
6. Use a stick blender to emulsify and mix the oils, waxes and Aloe Vera gel.

Note: This product will not set up until it is fully cooled. Do not pour into containers (squeezable containers are recommended) until you are certain that the lotion is fully blended and will not separate

Makes 12 oz. of product.

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