How do I make my lotion thinner?

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  1. Jan 15, 2012 #1

    tlt503

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    I am new to making lotions. But I would like to to know how to make it thinner. This is the recipe I used:
    2.7oz goat milk
    15.3oz water
    1.2oz shea butter
    1.7 oz jojoba oil
    1oz almond oil
    1.2oz emulsifying wax
    .2oz germall plus
    .1oz fragrance

    This is a recipe i got from the internet. It's not too bad, I think it needs to be a little thinner. Should I just add more water? My hands seem to be a little greasy feeling after applying it....I wondered if that would go away if I thinned out the lotion?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Jan 16, 2012 #2

    PreciousSoaps

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    I just add a little extra water to my lotions to make them thinner.
     
  3. Jan 16, 2012 #3

    IrishLass

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    Yes- add more water. But you'll need to reduce one of your other ingredients to compensate for its addition.


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