Soothing Lavender Lotion

Soothing Lavender Lotion is moisturizing to skin without leaving a greasy feel. Emulsifying Wax NF provides the emulsification system in this formulation. Our exquisite Abyssinian Oil and Shea Butter provide lovely emolliency and conditioning. Lovely Lavender Hydrosol is gently refreshing and serves as the entire water phase. Avena Oat Extract WS offers moisturization and provides nurturing benefits of oats.

Part A
Lavender Hydrosol85% = 425 grams
Avena Oat Extract WS3.0% = 15 grams
Part B
Emulsifying Wax NF5.0% = 25 grams
Abyssinian Oil4.0% = 20 grams
Shea Butter1.0% = 5 grams
Part C
Optiphen1.0% = 5 grams
Lavender Essential Oil1.0% = 5 grams
Total100.0% = 500 grams

In Part A, combine all ingredients and heat to 175F. Combine Part B ingredients and heat to 175F. Add Part A to B with high shear mixing. Cool to 50C/122F, add Part C and mix well.

Formulating Tips

  • Direct heat - electric hotplates or stovetops are recommended. We do not recommend using a water bath or microwave. Monitor constantly while heating.
  • Our Stainless steel beakers are perfect for small lab size batches as well as batches up to 1000grams. (see Equipment and Accessories).
  • Overhead mixer or hand held stick blender can be used. When emulsion begins to thicken, switch to a paddle attachment or hand held stir tool such as our stainless steel whips.
  • Airless Containers are recommended (see Packaging and Containers)

DISCLAIMER: This information is to demonstrate how The Herbarie products can be utilized. Our information is based on our own research and is believed to be accurate. We assume no liability for misuse of our products or data and we urge our purchaser to do their own testing to ensure the products meet their own specifications.

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