I have removed all the charts I created for oils, butters, preservatives, and more as well as all the free PDF tutorials and handouts as I’m tired of seeing people using my work without linking here or giving me credit. These charts are the result of a lot of reading and researching. The three newest … Read moreI have removed all the charts from this blog – updated on November 12, 2017
In the November Q&A on Patreon, Sawyer asked: Are there limits to how much carbomer can be used in a oil in water face cream? It seems to be a common ingredient in face lotions, and I love the idea of a cushiony lotion, but when I try to emulsify my gelled water phase with … Read moreQuestion from Patreon: Is there a limit to how much carbomer can be used in a lotion?
In the November Q&A on Patreon, Ingrid asked: I understand the heat and hold process when making lotions and creams. Can you please tell me if I do this with oils such as pomegranate seed oil, red raspberry seed oil and evening primrose oil, will any of their properties be diminished, or are they ‘tough’ … Read moreQuestion from Patreon: Will my oils be diminished by heating and holding?
In the Q&A thread for October on Patreon, Lisa asked: I’m trying to emulsify silicones and oils. They keep separating. No water phase. Just silicones and oils. Silicones and oils don’t mix. Although we consider them both oil soluble in lotions – for instance, when we are thinking about emulsifying something in a hair conditioner … Read moreFrom the pages of Patreon: How do I emulsify silicones and oils?
Yep, it took some time, but we’re finally over in our own space! Bookmark this new address for future reference! We aren’t ready to welcome you here just yet as I’m just learning how to use WordPress at the moment, but we’ll be sure to make announcements all over the place when we are! Rejoice!