Thursday, June 30, 2011

Geranium & Clary Sage Cleansing Cream

20 grams Jojoba Oil
140 grams Aloe Vera Gel
50 grams of Dr. Bronner's 18-in-1 Hemp Unscented Baby-Mild Pure Castile Soap
6 grams Stearic Acid
20 grams Emulsifying Wax NF
30 drops Geranium Essential Oil
20 drops Clary Sage Essential Oil
2 teaspoons Grapefruit Seed Extract (preservative)

Heat the Jojoba Oil, Aloe Vera Gel, and Castile Soap in a double boiler to 160 degrees and hold for 10 minutes.  Add in the Stearic Acid and Emulsifying Wax, stir until melted and well blended.  Cool cream to 110 degrees and stir in the essential oils and Grapefruit Seed Extract. Transfer to a sterile container with a lid.

To use: Simply massage over face and rinse with warm water. Use within 30 days.
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