Dreama Lotion Recipe
Do you want to learn how to make body lotion from scratch? You can follow the Dreama Lotion Recipe from Natures Garden to create a fantastic bath and body recipe! The diy lotion tutorial walks you through the process of making your own lotion right at home! This lotion recipe uses cosmetic ingredients that will condition your skin and leave a lovely floral scent. So, if you are ready to create a wonderful bath and body recipe, read on!
Dreama Lotion Recipe: Ingredients Available From Natures Garden
Meadowfoam Seed Oil
Silky Emulsifying Wax
Vitamin E Oil
Yellow Da Bomb Soap Dye
Diamond Dust Mica Pigment
Dreama Fragrance Oil
8 oz. Clear PET Bullet Bottles
White Disc Lid 24/410
Gloves for Safety
Natures Garden Apron
Dreama Lotion Recipe: Other Necessary Ingredients and Equipment
Stainless Steel Spoon
Pots (for making double boiler)
Spool of Green Ribbon
Hot Glue Gun
Dreama Lotion Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Ingredients
425 grams of the Distilled Water
48 grams of the Meadowfoam Seed Oil
24 grams of the Silky Emulsifying Wax
10 grams of the Mango Butter
8 grams of the Sodium Lactate
10 grams of the Argan Oil
6 grams of the Vitamin E Oil
10 grams of the Optiphen Preservative
12 grams of the Dreama Fragrance Oil
5 drops of the Yellow Da Bomb Soap Dye
1 teaspoon of the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment
Dreama Lotion Recipe: Lotion Making Preparations
Before you begin the Dreama scented lotion recipe, you will want to make a few preparations. To begin, you will want to gather your lotion recipe ingredients. It can be useful to collect what you need before making your bath and body product to make the process easier. Also, sanitize your equipment to make sure your work area is clean. Further, it is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net while you prepare this recipe. After you have made these preparations, you will be ready to work on making this homemade lotion recipe!
Dreama Lotion Recipe: Prepare Your Water
First, you are going to want to prepare the water for this recipe. Before you begin, you will need to make sure that you have enough water to make your homemade lotion. This means that you will need at 425 grams of water. However, we would recommend that you add some extra water to your pot to ensure that you have enough water remaining after boiling. Some of the water will evaporate as it is boiling. It is better to have too much than not enough. You will need to heat the water to at least 180 degrees Fahrenheit. Once you have your water at this temperature keep the water there for about twenty minutes. Now that your water has been boiled to destroy any bacteria that may have been present, you are ready to create your scented lotion recipe!
Dreama Lotion Recipe: Creating the Double Boiler
Next, you are going to want to create the double boiler for this recipe. While you will still need to stir as the oils and butters are melting, the double boiler will be useful for preventing your cosmetic oils from scorching. To create this device you will need two pots that will fit into each other. In the larger pot, you will add a few inches of water, which will be heated to a boil. Next, place your smaller pot into your pot with water. Now, you will want to heat your water. As long as the water doesn’t boil over into the smaller pot, you are ready to add you cosmetic ingredients to melt.
While you are waiting for your water to be ready, go ahead and weigh out your oils. You will need to measure out 48 grams of the Meadowfoam Seed Oil, 24 grams of the Silky Emulsifying Wax, 10 grams of the Mango Butter, 8 grams of the Sodium Lactate, 10 grams of the Argan Oil, and 6 grams of the Vitamin E Oil. These wholesale ingredients are perfect for creating a quality and non-greasy homemade lotion. Then, add these cosmetic oils to the double boiler that you had prepared in a previous step. You are going to want to heat these ingredients to around 140 degrees Fahrenheit and stir periodically to prevent scorching.
Now you are going to want to move quickly to over the next couple of steps. Both your oil mixture and your water will need to be around 140 degrees Fahrenheit when you mix everything together. Once your ingredients reach about this temperature, weigh out your water. Then, combine these bath and body ingredients in a large mixing bowl. You will need to use a stick blender to combine all of these ingredients. As the mixture emulsifies, you will notice that the lotion mixture will begin to white in color.
At this time, you will need to add 12 grams of the Dreama Fragrance Oil to your mixture. This scented oil has beautiful top notes of oakmoss and lilies. This floral scent continues with middle notes of ylang ylang and jasmine. Finally, this fragrance lays on bottom notes of amber, musk, and sandalwood. Of course, you will need to fully incorporate the fragrance oil. You can use the stick blender to ensure that the entire lotion mixture will include this lovely scent.
Dreama Lotion Recipe: Adding the Preservative
Next, you will want to add the preservative to your homemade lotion recipe. You will need to weigh out 10 grams of the Optiphen Preservative and add it to your lotion mixture. You want to add the preservative when the temperature is between 120-140F. If the preservative is added at a temperature higher than this, it can burn off. On the other hand, if it is added a temperature that is too low, it can cause it to separate from the lotion.
The preservative will ensure that your lotion recipe doesn’t become taken over by germs. This preservative protects against bacteria, yeast, and mold. Plus, this ingredient provides an exceptional feel to the finished lotion recipe. Plus, the wholesale preservative available at Natures Garden is paraben-free and formaldehyde-free.
Dreama Lotion Recipe: Adding the Colorant
Also, you are going to want to add the wholesale colorant to your lotion. So, you will need to add 5 drops of the Yellow Da Bomb Soap Dye to your diy lotion. Once you have added your lotion colorant, you will want to fully incorporate this color into your lotion. You can use the stick blender to blend in the color evenly throughout your recipe so that the entire lotion includes a lovely yellow hue.
Lastly, you are going to want to add a bit of the mica dust pigment to your lotion. You may want to add 1 teaspoon of the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment. Of course, this is totally optional. However, mica will add a shimmer and shine to your handmade lotion. Again, once you have added the mica, you are going to want to add it to your lotion and mix with the stick blender.
For this cosmetic recipe, you have created a perfect homemade lotion for pump bottle use. So, you will most likely want to use our eight ounce bullet bottles and lotion pumps to package your finished scented lotion recipe. A single batch of this lotion recipe will fill two of our eight ounce bullet bottles. Before you begin to fill the bullet bottles you will need your lotion to cool to room temperature. Then, you are ready to begin filling your eight ounce bullet bottles with the finished lotion. We would recommend that you use a funnel to add your lotion to the bottles. Once your bottle is filled you will need to add the lotion pump lid to finish the recipe.
Now that you have filled up your bullet bottles, you are ready to add the finishing touches. So, you are going to add a bow to the middle of your bottle. First, you are going to need your green ribbon. Next, you will need to tie a small bow. If you need help learning to tie a bow, then check out How to Tie a Perfect Bow by spruce crafts. Then, you will glue a ring of ribbon around the middle of the bottle and attach your bow to the seam where the two ends meet.
Dreama Lotion Recipe: Using Your Scented Lotion
After your recipe is packaged, your scented lotion recipe is ready to use! In fact, you can use your lotion made from scratch as soon as you have finished creating it. Of course, you can leave your lotion pump lids closed and store your finished lotion. Also, you can add these bottles of lotion to your product line and sell your finished homemade lotion. Regardless of how you intend to use your easy homemade lotion, this bath and body recipe will be sure to nourish your skin and leave you feeling conditioned.
Dreama Lotion Recipe: More Gorgeous Flower Scents
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We hope that you have enjoyed making this easy homemade lotion recipe! If you have any more questions about how to make this diy lotion recipe, then you can reach out to ask us. You can talk to us on our HUG Line, in the store, and online. An easy way that you can reach out to us online is through social media. We are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use our handle @ngscents to find us on either Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask any questions that you may have about homemade lotion, but you can share your own homemade lotion, too! So, we hope that hear from you sometime soon!
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