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  1. cmzaha

    Whew!!Lotion Save

    I would have been so angry if I had to dump 2 gallons of Pumpkin seed Emulsified Butter. It just did not want to stay together. I went downstairs and pouted for a while thinking about it. It occurred to me that I might have cut the water too much to keep the emulsification together since the...
  2. F

    Aloe Juice & other additives in Lotion

    Hiya! Have started playing around with emulsified lotions and have a whole jug of aloe juice - am wondering how it is in lotion? Does it make it sticky? Also - can you use something like coconut milk in lotion? Are there special steps beyond heating & holding you need to do prior to...
  3. xoticsoaps

    Quick Question About Adding Extracts to Emulsions...

    Some websites list various extracts as being 'soluble in water', but I've always thought of plant & fruit extracts as additives. My question is this, when using a water soluble extract is it necessary to count it as a percentage of the water phase? Or, can I just add it after mixing the oil and...
  4. M

    Emulsified Scrubs or Regular Scrubs?

    I have an upcoming conference in a few months a friend who is hosting the conference asked me to set up a table as vendor to sell some of my body scrubs. Well, I figured this would be a good opportunity to share my crafts and make some sales. I'm just a little confused on which scrub should I...
  5. Preyanka

    Emulsified Soap Scrub/Palm-free emulsifier

    Does anyone have a recipe for a scrubby cleanser that cleans, exfoliates, and leaves the skin slightly oily, like a sugar scrub? Also, the only TRULY palm oil-free e-wax I've found is Glyceryl Stearate Citrate. Has anyone tried this? Thanks in advance for your advice and expertise:)