Winter cream for mixed/oily skin

Winter cream for mixed/oily skin

Formula: 73422

Phase Ingredients for ~30 ml % Quantity
A jojoba oil 10 3 gr
A sea buckthorn oil 5 1,5 gr
A emulsifier Bella 4 1,2 gr
A tuberose wax 3 0,9 gr
B flat mineral water 69,8 21 gr
B glycerin 4 1,2 gr
C rice powder 3,3 1 gr
C fragonia essential oil 0,3 3 drops
C cosgard 0,6 6 drops

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

Phase A and B ingredients are added to two separate heat-resistant containers.
Both containers are placed in a water bath, stirring from time to time.
When both phases have reached 70-75 ° C, remove from the water bath.

The two phases are combined as follows: phase B is poured slowly but in a single movement over phase A, while stirring with a mixer. Mix for 3 minutes, avoiding excessive aeration.
To accelerate cooling, place the composition over a bowl of cold water and continue mixing for another 3 minutes.

The rest of the ingredients - phase C - are incorporated when the composition cooled to body temperature, with thorough mixing after each one. The resulting cream is transferred to the dedicated container. pH: ~ 6

A delicate and light cream, with a pleasant texture and a fresh, floral scent. It is a day cream formulated for mixed/oily skin, especially recommended for the cold season.

Options:

  • instead of jojoba oil, another oil suitable for mixed/oily skin can be used, such as: rice, watermelon, macadamia or kukui oil
  • cucumber extract can be used instead of glycerin
  • instead of tuberose wax, jasmine wax can be used; UPDATE: based on recent tests we can recommend cetearyl alcohol instead of tuberose wax (same amount)
  • instead of fragonia essential oil, which is suitable for acne-prone skin, you can use bergamot, lavender, rosemary, laurel essential oil; it can also be removed from the recipe

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This is what the cream looks like immediately after preparation, the texture and viscosity will be finalized the next day:

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  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale, 2 Berzelius glasses, mini mixer, thermometer, teaspoons/spatulas
  • Recommended container: Aurora airless bottle or Clara/Ambra jar 30 ml
  • Shelf life: 3 months - prepared in optimal hygiene conditions, kept in a cool place
Posted on 07/20/2015 Face creams 0

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