Tracy von Elling
- Jan 12, 2019
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By the way, have you had any issues with keeping the lotion emulsified? Jane Barber recommends including disodium EDTA and xantham gum in the formulation (xantham gum to help the emulsifier and Edta I think it was to help the preservative?)
When I started making lotion, I wrote a blog post that included one of the first facial moisturizers for dry skin formulations I made based on that. It made a thick consistency cream, so I have reduced the butters to 2% now, but just in case you are curious about the percentages for the other ingredients:
Making lotion, how different is it from soap making?If you want to go directly to the video, scroll down all the way to the bottom. I have only made lotion three times, so I am no expert or could give much advice on how to make it. However, I do li…soapsbyglenda.wordpress.com
Thankfully, the two times I have made lotion it has stayed emulsified. I guess I can be thankful that has worked. I maybe thought it was oily because of how I made it but I follows Humbelbee and me's method with heat and hold and was careful so thankfully it worked. Just the oiliness and the draggy feeling when I apply it. Thank you for attaching this blog post. I'm going to go and read it when I have sent some of these replies. I appreciate the help!