Cleansing milk for dry/normal skin

Cleansing milk for dry/normal skin

Formula: MV712171

Phase Ingredients for ~100 ml % Quantity
A emulsifier Alfa 10 10 gr
A apricot kernel oil 25 25 gr
B cornflower water 41,9 41,9 gr
B lavender water 20 20 gr
B xanthan gum 0,4 0,4 gr
B gentle washing base 2 2 gr
C (optional) blue 83 mica, cosmetic pigment 0,2 0,2 gr
C fragard 0,6 20 drops

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

Phase A: add the emulsifier to a bowl and mix vigorously with a mini whisk for 20-30 seconds. Gradually add the apricot kernel oil (possibly with a pipette), stirring constantly, similar to making a mayonnaise. The composition will harden and become opaque.

Phase B: transfer the floral waters to a container over which the xanthan gum is sprinkled and mixe, until the gum disperses. It is left to rest for the formation of the gel, approximately 5 minutes, then add the gentle washing base and mix well.

Cold emulsification: phase B is gradually added over phase A, which is meanwhile mixed, and stirring is continued until a homogeneous composition is obtained.

At the end, add the ingredients from phase C, mixing after each one. The resulting emulsion is transferred to the dedicated container.

A cleansing milk suitable for normal or drier skin, which removes makeup and impurities accumulated on the skin. Apply on the affected areas first removing makeup, then apply on the skin in circular motions to dissolve impurities. It is removed from the skin with a cleansing disk. After cleansing the face, rinse with lukewarm water or wash with a cleanser.


  • fragard cannot be replaced with grapefruit seed extract but can be replaced with cosgard (same amount)
  • instead of apricot kernel oil, another vegetable oil can be used, chosen according to preferences and its properties
  • we do not recommend removing xanthan gum, it contributes to the stability of the preparation


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale, a bowl, a glass, mini whisk, teaspoon
  • Recommended container: Airless Oly bottle, 100 ml
  • Shelf life: 3 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.

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