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    Rice Bran Wax Candle?

    Hey everyone - has anyone tried Rice Bran Wax for candles? I’m interested in giving it a shot. If you have, what recipe/formula did you use? I’m new to candlemaking, and I have some leftover Rice Bran Wax, so any advice would be great. Thanks so much!
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    Anyone use Vegemulse / Cetearyl Glucoside for Lotions?

    Hi Nao. Thanks for responding. Unfortunately, Ritamulse and Cetearyl Glucoside (known as Vegemulse on IngredientsToDieFor) are not the same thing. The INCI of Ritamulse is Glyceryl Stearate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate and the INCI for Vegemulse is simply Cetearyl...
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    Anyone use Vegemulse / Cetearyl Glucoside for Lotions?

    I am interested in trying out Cetearyl Glucoside - also known as Vegemulse - as my primary emulsifier for lotions and face creams. Has anyone ever used this before? Any feedback and/or tips? Let me know your experiences, please! (usage rate, solubility, stability, etc.!) Thank you!
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    Lotion Bar with Kokum Butter?

    Hi everyone! I'm looking to make a lotion/massage bar with kokum butter as the main ingredient. I'm hoping to avoid cocoa butter as it is comedogenic. I also do not want to use beeswax, as I'm trying to get as make it as similar to the Organic Therapy Bar by LUSH as possible! Would a ratio of...
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    Clay Cleanser - Emulsifier Needed?

    Hi! I just have a quick question. I'm hoping to make a cleansing grains of sorts using mainly bentonite clay, activated charcoal, and baking soda. I want to make it including a carrier oil, so it has a creamy, moist consistency. Would this need an emulsifier? I'm just worried that the dry...
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    Basic Facial Cream / Moisturizer Recipe (First post!)

    Thank you! That's exactly it! I don't own a scale. And I was hoping that there would be a way to do it without one! But it seems as though it's time to go back to the drawing board and start by purchasing one. Thank you for all your help!
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    Basic Facial Cream / Moisturizer Recipe (First post!)

    I appreciate your response. I was simply wondering if anyone had any experience working with this form of measurement. I respect those who have worked long and hard to achieve successful recipes but by no means was I planning on "throwing together ingredients"... Anyone else?
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    Basic Facial Cream / Moisturizer Recipe (First post!)

    Hi Everyone! I'm new here. I'm scouring the Internet for a very basic lotion/cream recipe but I am coming up short. I am hoping to make it with aloe and shea butter. (Very advanced, I know XD) All I need to know is how many cups of carrier oils, aloe, shea butter, and emulsifying wax I would...