Correct me If I am wrong, but isn't liquid silk water based? I am paranoid about adding any water to anhydrous without a preservativeHere's my favourite body product in winter.
50g meadowfoam oil
50g peach kernel oil
30g black seed oil
30g cacao butter
15g Shea butter
15g mango butter
5g rosehip oil
10g beeswax ( optional)
1/2 - 1 teaspoon lavender or rosewood
1-2 g liquid silk
1-2g vitamin E
I'm thinking about trying this, as I have everything on hand. Any thoughts? Also, I have some apricot oil, but I am completely unfamiliar with that.For body butter, I do 50% firm butters, 25% coconut oil (if there's another semi-firm oil/butter out there I suspect it would be good too), and 25% liquid oil. But the absolute magic ingredient is tapioca starch. I use it at a rate of a little shy of a level teaspoon per cup of oils. Just toss it in after you get it whipped and mix well. I'm telling you, the difference is just stunning. It takes it from feeling like a greasy mess to something really silky, and luxurious. It's not just that it cuts the oily feeling- it's amazing stuff.
Lol, is this thread still breathing? :bunny:I'm thinking about trying this, as I have everything on hand. Any thoughts? Also, I have some apricot oil, but I am completely unfamiliar with that.
I LOVE mango butter!! It leaves skin feeling almost silkyI've never had the opportunity to work with mango butter. Is it as hard as cocoa butter or more like Shea? Trying to figure out how to substitute. I need something more serious for my skin. Firewood season is upon us and my poor hands...