Anti-aging cream, argan & black currants

Anti-aging cream, argan & black currants

Formula: 05161

Phase Ingredients for ~50 ml % Quantity
A argan oil 10 5 gr (5,4 ml)
A camellia oil 10 5 gr (5,4 ml)
A acmella CO2 extract 2 1 gr (1,1 ml)
A emulsifier Olliva 7 3,5 gr
B rose water 65,7 32,9 ml (32,9 gr)
C niacinamide 2 1 gr
C hyaluronic acid HMW 0,3 0,15 gr
C blackcurrant oil 2 1 gr (1,1 ml)
C carrot seed essential oil 0,2 3 drops
C cistus essential oil 0,2 3 drops
C cosgard 0,6 10 drops

Sanitize the dedicated containers and utensils you will work with, details in the general safety guidelines.

In two separate heat-resistant containers, add the ingredients of phases A and B. The two containers are placed in a water bath and heated to 70°C, while phase A is stirred from time to time. When both phases have reached the desired temperature, remove from the heat.

While mixing the composition from phase A, add the contents of phase B and continue to mix for 3 minutes. To accelerate the cooling process, place the composition over a bowl of cold water without interrupting the homogenization and continue to mix for 3 more minutes. If the mixer can no longer cope due to the thickening of the cream, homogenize manually, vigorously.

Let the composition to cool to body temperature and add the ingredients from phase C, thoroughly mixing after each. The cream thus obtained is transferred to the dedicated container.

A complex day cream, rich in beneficial ingredients for the skin, with a moisturizing, anti-aging effect, increasing skin firmness and elasticity. It is especially suitable for mature, dry or normal skin.

For mixed/oily skin, argan oil can be substituted with jojoba, kukui, rice, watermelon or macadamia oil. Rose water can be replaced with another floral water chosen for its properties and specificity of the skin.


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale, 2 Berzelius glasses, mini mixer, thermometer, teaspoons/spatulas
  • Recommended container: Carven jar or a bottle for light creams, with pump
  • Shelf life: 3 months - prepared in optimal hygiene conditions, kept in a cool place
Posted on 07/20/2015 Skin Care recipes, Face creams 0