Moisturising Cream (using Durosoft Emulsifier)

cream-with-durosoftA very simple recipe that makes a wonderfully rich Moisturising Cream using a mix of natural skin-friendly oil, water and an extremely simple-to-use ‘Durosoft’ emulsifier.

Everything in this recipe is available to buy from our website.

This recipe can be scaled up in proportion very easily.

YOU’LL NEED…

  1. Accurate weighing scales
  2. A suitably sized mixing bowl or jug
  3. Two suitable saucepans
  4. A whisk
  5. A suitable container.

INGREDIENTS

Phase A

100g Water (Deionized/distilled/purified)
1g Phenoxyethanol EHG (or suitable preservative)
3g Durosoft PK-SG. Natural PEG-Free Emulsifier

Phase B

0.5g Xanthan Gum
30g Sunflower Oil
3g Durosoft PK-SG. (emulsifier)

Phase C

20g Cetearyl Alcohol
2g Essential Oil or Fragrance Oil (optional)

HOW TO…

Phase A: Mix water and Phenoxyethanol EHG together in a suitable saucepan add the Durosoft and mix thoroughly.

Phase B: In a separate jug or bowl add the sunflower oil, sprinkle the Xanthan gum on top and leave to sink in for a few minutes. Mix thoroughly until there are no lumps. Then add the second Durosoft and thoroughly mix again.

Add Phase B to Phase A and stir, then heat the lotion to 70°C

Phase C: Heat Cetearyl Alcohol in a separate saucepan to 70°C

Add Phase C to Phase AB

Stir until cool and mixed thoroughly, the cream will thicken as it cools. Add fragrance and mix until dispersed.

Pour into suitable container.

NOTE: This recipe produces a pleasantly light cream. Should you want a more viscous cream a thicker base could be achieved by discounting some of the water.

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