Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Back to basics: Wrap up and link-o-rama
Links to anhydrous products...
Whipped butters (aka anhydrous body butters)
Lotion bars - all the links
Balms - choosing your oils and butters
Balms - a new recipe idea
Balms - tweaking the new recipe idea
Balms - let's get complicated
Dispersing bath oils
Oil based body sprays
Oil based body sprays with exotic oils
Solid scrub bars
Oil based scrubs
Modifying the oil based scrub
And a few informational posts...
An aside on melting butters
Using essential oils
Link to oil and butter link-o-rama
If you've caught the formulating bug, why not try making a lotion? You've already purchased oils and butters, all you need now is an emulsifier, a preservative, perhaps a thickener and a humectant, and before you know it, you'll have a body butter or cream you love! Here's my link to my introduction to lotion making, although I must warn you again that this is such an addictive hobby! (Please click here for my link on how to tell if you've found a good recipe.) And here's my link to a PDF on lotion making!
Join me tomorrow for a short series on the chemistry of our nails!