Nourishing night cream, mature skin

Nourishing night cream, mature skin

Formula: 6127

Phase Ingredinets for ~30 ml % Quantity
A shea butter 33 9,9 gr
A mango butter 23 6,9 gr
B glycerin, vegetable  3,3 1 gr
B borage oil 14,7 4,4 gr
B centella asiatica oil 20 6 gr
B sea buckthorn oil 5 1,5 gr
B (optional) rhododendron essential oil 0,5 5 drops
B vitamin E 0,5 4 drops

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

Preparation method:
Add the phase A butters to a heat-resistant container, and melt in a water bath. 
Remove the container from the water bath and place in the freezer to harden slightly.
Add the glycerin and the rest of the ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Place back in the freezer for a few minutes to harden.
Mix well and transfer to the dedicated container.

We obtain a nourishing cream, rich in substances with regenerating, revitalizing and anti-aging action. Increases skin elasticity, is emollient and helps maintain skin hydration. The cream is suitable for dry or normal, mature skin.

Apply a small amount on the skin in the evening, massage lightly and leave on overnight. For added comfort, the unabsorbed cream layer can be removed from the skin, 15 minutes after application, by dabbing with a paper towel.

Options:

  • centella oil can be replaced with opuntia or camellia oil; instead of borage oil you can use evening primrose, argan or safflower oil
  • sea buckthorn oil can be replaced with blackcurrant or raspberry oil for example
  • the essential oil can be neglected in the recipe if you do not want to perfume the cream, or can be replaced with another essential oil according to your preferences and skin type
  • the cream can also be enriched with ceramide (in which case phase A will be heated to at least 80°C)
  • part of the borage or centella oil can be replaced with a fat-soluble active, for example: acmella CO2 extract, coenzyme Q10, marigold CO2 extract, schisandra CO2 extract (follow the dosages indicated in each product sheet)

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  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale, heat-resistant container, teaspoon, optional mini whisk
  • Container: Ambra glass jar 30 ml
  • Shelf life: 6 months - prepared in optimal hygiene conditions, kept in a cool place

This formula was developed by Elemental's qualified staff. The recipes are intended to exemplify the use of products marketed by Elemental and are believed to be accurate, however, Elemental assumes no liability or risk associated with the use of its products for the preparation and evaluation of the recipe as the conditions of preparation and use are beyond its control. The Elemental customer must ensure that the reproduction of the formulation does not infringe any intellectual property rights and that it complies with the specific rules and regulations in force. The person who prepares the recipe must refer to the safety data sheets to ensure the safe handling of all raw materials and bears full responsibility for ensuring the safe and correct use and storage of all materials procured and used. Assessments of the safety, stability, regulatory compliance and suitability of this recipe, methods and the finished product are the sole responsibility of the user and/or the legal entity placing the product on the market. Elemental is not liable for any damages resulting from the use of this information, and assumes no responsibility for misuse of selected materials, formula or method, in whole or in part.

Posted on 07/20/2015 Skin Care recipes, Face creams 2

2 Comments

  • Helen Idarand 08/30/2021 Reply

    As far as I know, glycerine is water soluble. Will the small quantity stay stable??
    • Elemental 08/31/2021 Reply

      Dear Helen, glycerine is indeed water soluble, but it is a glycol which in small dosage can be incorporated into solid anhydrous compositions, and these remain stable.

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