Hibiscus & Geranium exfoliating cream, dry skin

Hibiscus & Geranium exfoliating cream, dry skin

Formula: 11235

Phase Ingredients for ~50 ml % Quantity
A shea butter 55 27,5 gr
B black cumin seed oil 9 4,5 gr
B rosa mosqueta oil 30 15 gr
B vitamin E 0,5 8 drops
C hibiscus flower powder 5,2 2,6 gr
C geranium essential oil 0,3 5 drops

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

Preparation method:
Transfer the shea butter from phase A to a heat-resistant container and melt in a water bath. After melting, remove from the heat source and allow it to cool slightly until it reaches body temperature. 

Add the ingredients from phase B, mix well and place in the fridge (or even in the freezer for a few minutes) until the composition hardens.
Then add the ingredients from phase C and mix thoroughly. The resulting cream is transferred to the dedicated container.

It is a rich cream that contains a delicate exfoliating agent (hibiscus powder) that also has anti-aging properties. It is basically a 2 in 1 cream that is used as a mask followed by a gentle scrub. It is especially suitable for dry and very dry, mature skin.
Apply a moderate layer on a clean and dry face and leave it on for 5-10 minutes. Start exfoliating with circular movements of suitable intensity. The face is then rinsed with lukewarm water and wiped by dabbing with a towel. Leaves skin nourished, clean and velvety.

Options:

  • instead of black cumin seed and rosehip oil, other oils can be chosen, depending on your preferences and skin needs
  • the cream can also be perfumed with another essential oil or with a natural fragrance oil; for an unscented cream, the essential oil will be removed from the formula
  • for a more intense exfoliation, instead of hibiscus powder you can use the olive exfoliator or other granules

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  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale, a heat resistant glass
  • Recommended container: Carven jar with lid, 50 ml
  • Shelf-life: 3 months - prepared in optimal conditions of hygiene, 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.

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