You will need
- - lanolin;
- - glycerin;
- - essential oils;
- - beeswax;
- - vitamins in the adipose capsule;
- - dry herbs, vegetables, fruits, etc.
- - capacity for melting the composition;
- - measuring syringe;
- - mixer or a blender;
- - a stick for stirring.
Determine the type of creamyou want to prepare, moisturizing, nourishing, softening, anti-aging, etc. depends on the composition of the cream and select ingredients.
Get all the ingredients homemade cream – the pharmacy, a specialty store or a regular grocery store. All the dishes, which will be in contact with the composition, pre-scald with boiling water.
Make the base of the cream – it can be beeswax, palm oil or cocoa butter, and other solid formulations. Break into pieces or astrogate a solid Foundation, put them in a bowl and melt composition in a water bath.
In a separate bowl, mix dry herbs, pulp of fruit or vegetables, honey, glycerin, lanolin, etc. Mix all ingredients in a specified dosage, gently stir with a wooden or plastic stick, achieving uniformity of the composition.
Connect the two parts of the cream. In a bowl with the melted base in a thin stream, pour the second part of the composition. Whisk the cream with mixer or blender, achieving full dissolving and dispersing the components.
Add the water part of the cream – pour the cooked vegetable infusion (spoon dry herb per Cup of boiling water), mineral non-carbonated or distilled water. Put the entire composition in a water bath, soak for 3 minutes and transfer a container of cream in a bowl with cold water. Immediately start whisking the cream with a mixer and continue until, until the structure finally cools off. At the end of churning, add the prepared essential oil and vitamins (so the oil trains will retain all its useful properties).
Place a container of homemade cream in the fridge. During use, keep in mind the expiration dates of improvised compositions – usually they do not exceed seven days. The best way to store homemade cream in glass jars, and get them need special spatula and not fingers.