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Check out the products we made in the first ever advanced lotion making class at Voyageur Soap & Candle in Surrey, B.C. yesterday!
If you're interested in knowing when my classes are offered, please email me and I can put your on my e-mail notification list. I won't bug you constantly with e-mail and I won't sell your address, I promise! Or you can get in touch with Voyageur and get on the waiting list for the next class. I hope we can do some in the summer in another location as it's far too warm in the loft. It was horrible in May and almost sickening yesterday with the outside temperature at 30 ˚C. I can't imagine what July would be like!
sea buckthorn oil lotion that is incredibly yellow and awesome looking! It goes on yellow for a second, then turns white on your skin. Just wanted to remind you to be aware of the colour of the ingredients you use. They might just colour your product. They might colour your skin!
Also, consider your scale! Digital scales do not like to measure little amounts. For instance, if you have a 1 gram scale, anything under about 5 grams isn't going to be that accurate. If I have a 100 gram lotion I'm making, adding that 1 gram fragrance oil is likely to be off. So I put my jug on the scale and calculate one gram from the higher amount. It doesn't matter what it is. If my jug and lotion weigh 200 grams together, just add 1 gram of fragrance oil to make it 201. If it weighs 500 grams, just add 1 gram to make it 501 grams. And so on.
Sorry for the shortened post today, but it's incredibly hot and I am not in the right head space to write when I'm warm like this. My air conditioning died on my way home from class yesterday, so I couldn't cool down then either! I do have an air conditioner in my computer room and I'm sitting right next to it, but it's still warmer than I like. I really need to move to Greenland for the summer every year!!! (Anyone from Greenland want a visitor for a few months? I'll teach you how to make lotions and such!)