Sunday, February 11, 2018
A few thoughts and a digest of posts February 7th to February 11th, 2018
I've been doing more of what I think of as micro-blogging on my Facebook page and Instagram over the last week or so, and I encourage you to check out those social media thingies if you want more of my ramblings on various topics during the week.
I always mix the surfactants together until uniform, then add the rest of the liquids to make it easier to mix. Add everything, including essential or fragrance oils, then let it sit for a bit before you add thickeners, like Crothix. I often wait overnight before thickening to make sure it has cooled down or warmed up to room temperature.
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February 7th, 2018
I love the love! Make a white chocolate & babassu massage bar!
Patreon Q&A: Formulating a cleansing balm (part two)
February 9th, 2018
Discussion: How do you clean up after a day of formulating?
February 11th, 2018
Patreon Q&A: How to add Penstia powder or silica microspheres to lotions? How to modify a lotion for the summer? Where to get misters?
Patreon Q&A: How to thicken oils that won’t be greasy? Beeswax, cera bellina, and Lipidthix
Hope to see you over on the new blog!