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Silky Snickerdoodle Body Lotion

Ingredients

Lotion Ingredients

  • 1 cup distilled water
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable glycerin
  • 1/4 cup jojoba oil
  • 1/4 cup sweet almond oil
  • 1/4 cup emulsifying wax
  • 2 teaspoons leucidal liquid
  • 10-40 drops essential oil or frangrance

Supplies

  • 2-16 oz mason jars
  • 1 large pot for boiling
  • hand mixer or stand mixer
  • candy thermometer

Instructions

  1. Mix distilled water & vegetable glycerin in one of the jars.

  2. Mix your oils & emulsifying wax in a separate jar.  Do not add essential oil or fragrance oil yet.

  3. Put both jars in a saucepan filled with water.  The water should come halfway up the jars.

  4. Heat both containers until they reach 160 degrees F.  You can use a candy thermometer to measure this.  Then hold the jars at room temperature for 5-10 minutes.

  5. Combine both jars into mixing bowl & turn on the mixer for 30-60 seconds.

  6. Add leucidal liquid when the mixture has cooled down to 110 degrees F.  Add desired amount of essential oil or fragrance oil.

  7. Turn on the mixer again for 30-60 seconds.  Transfer the lotion to airtight containers, such as mason jars.

Recipe Notes