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May
25

Types of Emulsifying Wax


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Types of Emulsifying WaxTypes of Emulsifying Wax

There are many different Types of Emulsifying Wax that you can use in your homemade cosmetic recipes. Each of these emulsifying agents are very important for creating products that combine luxurious oils with water. This is exactly what happens when the oils and water separate in a bottle of Italian Salad Dressing. While you can shake these ingredients together, they will separate again without an emulsifying agent. Although this works fine for salad dressings, nobody wants to blend their cosmetic products everything they use them! So, it is important to use one of the emulsifying agents to perfectly blend your oil and water together in your homemade products. If you would like to learn more about the emulsifying agents available at Natures Garden and what recipes you can create with them, then this is the blog for you!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: BTMS 25 EmulsifierTypes of Emulsifying Wax: BTMS 25 Emulsifier

The BTMS 25 Emulsifier, or Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol, is a natural emulsifying ingredient that is great for your homemade cosmetics. Not only is this product naturally derived from Colza Oil, but it is very conditioning and gentle for the skin, as well. So, this cosmetic product is perfect for creating creams, lotions, and conditioners that with provide a soft, moisturized feeling to the skin.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe

One of the many recipes that perfectly incorporates BTMS 25 Emulsifier is the Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe. You will love this hair recipe, as it conditions and strengthens your hair! Also, this lotion recipe has a refreshing spa-like scent that is strong and amazingly clean due to the Cucumber Wassabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil with notes of grapefruit and lime, with middle notes of fresh cucumber, guava, and passionfruit, and base notes of wasabi, cilantro, and fern.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Chamomile Light Lotion RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe

Another recipe that the BTMS 25 Emulsifier is perfect for is our Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe. This light, moisturizing recipe allows you to create homemade lotion that is skin loving and moisturizing. Not only does this recipe use ingredients that are wonderful for the skin, but it is scented with the fresh, herbal aroma of our Chamomile Fragrance Oil. 

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Tropical Lotion RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Tropical Lotion Recipe

Also, you can use our BTMS 25 to create this fun Tropical Lotion Recipe. This lotion recipe uses oils and butters that will perfectly care for your skin. Plus, this recipe will include Papaya Dragon Fruit Fragrance Oil, which is a tropical fruitopia of juicy peaches, papaya, exotic dragon fruit and fresh island pineapple tweaked with nutty notes of almond. So, this recipe is delightfully tropical and perfectly nourishing!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Traditional Emulsifying WaxTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Traditional Emulsifying Wax

Also, you can use the Traditional Emulsifying Wax to create some fantastic creations. This emulsifying wax is low odor, highly stable, and highly compatible, so this is sure to make some wonderful products. Plus, this cosmetic ingredient is perfect for creating emulsions in creams, body butters, conditioners, sunscreens, salves, and much more! This emulsifying agent is perfect for creating thick, luscious creams.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Wine Sugar Scrub RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Wine Sugar Scrub Recipe

One great recipe that you can create with the Traditional Emulsifying Wax is the lovely Wine Sugar Scrub Recipe. This cosmetic recipe takes luxurious butters and oils and emulsifies them with real red wine to create a scrub that is unique and cares for your skin! Plus, this recipe includes the scent of the Christmas Cabernet Fragrance Oil, which blends beautifully with the scent of the wine.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Cocoa Dream Cream RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Cocoa Dream Cream Recipe

Further, this Cocoa Dream Cream Recipe is another great recipe that perfectly includes the Silky Emulsifying Wax. This recipe blends thick, skin loving butters and oils with the scrumptious vanilla scent of Butter Brickle Fragrance Oil with notes of buttery, creamy vanilla. Together, this creates a truly fantastic body butter recipe that you are sure to adore!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Silky Emulsifying Wax Types of Emulsifying Wax: Silky Emulsifying Wax

Another great ingredient for many homemade cosmetic recipes is the Silky Emulsifying Wax. This wonderful ingredient will perfectly emulsify your luscious ingredients to create cosmetics that are silky smooth and great for skin care. If you are looking for emulsifying wax for lip balm, then this is the perfect cosmetic ingredient for you! This emulsifying agent is great for creating all kinds of homemade makeup, lip balm, lotions, and hair care, and lotions.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Foaming Hibiscus Scrub RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Foaming Hibiscus Scrub Recipe

One luxurious cosmetic recipe that you can create with this ingredient is the Foaming Hibiscus Scrub Recipe. This homemade scrub recipe is a wonderful product that moisturizes with the lovely butters and oils. Also, this diy scrub will care for your skin with the skin loving hibiscus flower herb. Furthermore, this wonderful scrub recipe use the delicious aroma of the Hawaiian Sea Mist Fragrance Oil with fruity notes of orange, pineapple, peach and strawberry combined with floral nuances of hibiscus, jasmine and lavender that creates a perfect tropical blend that you will adore!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe

Next, we have a lotion recipe that is basically high-end and spa quality. Plus, this lotion perfectly incorporates the Silky Emulsifying Wax. Our Shea Lotion with Herbal Infusion Recipe has a blend of skin loving oils and herbs that are perfect for skin care products. Plus, this recipe includes the succulent aroma of Lemon, Grapefruit, Peach Nectar, Raspberry, Pink Tulip, Soft Jasmine, Magnolia, Wild Honeysuckle,  and Sheer Musk. This free homemade recipe will nourish your skin as well as leave it feeling soft and smelling absolutely scrumptious.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Pampered Foot Scrub RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Pampered Foot Scrub Recipe

Plus, you can use this emulsifying agent to create the Pampered Foot Scrub Recipe! This diy scrub recipe uses thick and luscious oils that are perfect for nourishing dry, cracked feet. Plus, this recipe includes the bright citrus aroma of our Tangerine Dreams Fragrance Oil. You feet are going to love this amazing foot scrub recipe.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Polysorbate 80Types of Emulsifying Wax: Polysorbate 80

Another emulsifying agent that you may want to include in your homemade cosmetics is the Polysorbate 80. This cosmetic ingredient is perfect for mixing even more oils into your recipes. One option is mixing in heavier oils, like olive oil or castor oil. But, this could be including a higher percentage of oils into your cosmetic recipe. This cosmetic ingredient would be very useful for creating body washes, hair creams, scrubs, and even more cosmetic oil rich recipes!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Green Tea Blooming Bath Oil RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Green Tea Blooming Bath Oil Recipe

The Green Tea Blooming Bath Oil Recipe is a recipe that perfectly incorporates the oils of this cosmetic recipe. Not only does this emulsifier mix the skin loving oils into the recipe, but this ingredient blends the fragrance oil into the recipe. So, this bath oil will nourish your skin and the provide the true herbal scent of our warm Green Tea Fragrance Oil.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Chamomile Light Lotion RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe

Another great cosmetic recipe that uses this emulsifying ingredient is the Chamomile Light Lotion Recipe. This lovely lotion recipe uses both Polysorbate 80 and BTMS to create the perfect blend of skin loving ingredients and the delightful notes of the Chamomile Fragrance Oil.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Polysorbate 20Types of Emulsifying Wax: Polysorbate 20

If you are looking to create a cosmetic product with a smaller amount of oils, then the Polysorbate 20 emulsifier will be perfect for you! This lovely cosmetic emulsifier is derived from natural vegetable sources and is able to blend something light, like a fragrance oil, into the rest of your product. So, every bit of your recipe will include the fantastic aroma of your favorite fragrance oils or light oils. This would be perfect for creating light lotions, body sprays, bath oils, bath bombs, and so much more!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Sexy Body Spray RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Sexy Body Spray Recipe

So, you can use this emulsifying agent to create the beautifully scented Sexy Body Spray Recipe. This emulsifying agent perfectly blends the vibrant aroma of our Extremely Sexy for WOMEN Fragrance Oil into this feminine body spray. So, you will have a sexy diy perfume with gorgeous notes of cactus flower and clementine, blackberry, and vanilla orchid along with base notes of white amber and pimento to create.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Manly Body Spray RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Manly Body Spray Recipe

Also, you can include the Polysorbate 20 in our Manly Body Spray Recipe. This is perfect for making sure that the body spray smells fantastic all the way through. This recipe includes the Light Blue MEN Type Fragrance Oil, which has a refreshing blend of citrus notes which are combined with middle notes of bergamot, balsam, and anise with base notes of patchouli and vanilla. Any strong, confident man will love this sexy, refreshing diy cologne!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Beeswax White PastillesTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Beeswax White Pastilles

Another option you have for adding emulsifying agents to your cosmetic recipes is our Beeswax White Pastilles combined with borax. This is a great way to create some diy cosmetic recipes. Plus, this beeswax is made from the wax of a real honeycomb made by bees. Then, this beeswax is naturally bleached by exposing the wax to sunlight and air. These cosmetic ingredients is perfect for making lotions, lip balm, conditioner, and so much more!  

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm Recipe

One great way that you can use our beeswax in your cosmetic recipes is the scrumptious Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm Recipe. This cosmetic product includes luscious butters and oils along with the delicious Strawberry Sorbet Flavoring. So, you will be sure to fall head over heals for both the taste of sweet strawberry sorbet and the silky, smooth feel of this homemade lip care product.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Margarita Salt Scrub RecipeTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe

Another great use of the beeswax white pastilles is our Margarita Salt Scrub Recipe, which is perfect for exfoliating and moisturizing the skin. The skin loving oils and butters are perfectly blended with the rest of this recipe. Further, this recipe uses the Margarita Fragrance Oil, which has notes of lemon rinds, fresh greenery, and the true scent of lime essential oil. This bright, true scent combined with the nourishing oils creates an amazing scrub recipe that you will truly enjoy!

Types of Emulsifying Wax: How Does It Work?

On a molecular level, oil and water are completely different and won’t mix together on their own accord. The water is polar, which means that the negatively charged electrons are unevenly shared in the molecule. This results in water molecules having a more positive end and a more negative end. However, oils are very nonpolar. This means that oils share their negative electrons evenly. So, oil molecules don’t have any charge. While these molecules can mix with others of the same kind, they don’t like to mix with the molecules other kind.

This is where the emulsifiers come in to save the recipe! Emulsifying agents are molecules that have both a polar part on one side and a nonpolar part on another side. So, this molecule is able to mix with both the water and the oil to create a perfect blend that won’t separate! If you would like to learn even more about cosmetic emulsifiers, then click here to check out Emulsions: Making Oil and Water Mix by AOCS.

Types of Emulsifying Wax: Reach Out to UsTypes of Emulsifying Wax: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed this blog on the importance of emulsifying agents for many cosmetic recipes. While you can use all of these emulsifying ingredients to homogenize your homemade cosmetics, each kind of emulsifier has some unique properties that may be best for certain recipes. So, we thought it could be useful to share their purpose as well as their slight differences. If you have any more questions about any of our emulsifying agents, then feel free to reach out to us on any of our social media pages. You can finds us to ask questions on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, we are available on both Instagram and Twitter where you can find us with @ngscents. We hope to hear from you soon! We always love to see our customers’ creations and we would be happy to answer any questions you may have!

Feb
02

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit


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Citrus-Peel-Salt-Scrub-KitCitrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit

Have you ever thought about attempting to create your very own scrub? They are quick and easy to make. Plus, they are amazing for your skin! It is absolutely the perfect product to have for the cold, dry season of winter. This recipe is especially great because of the inclusion of natural vitamin E. This ingredient has been known to be great for preventing wrinkles, aging spots, cracked cuticles, and other skin care needs. So, you can be sure that dry and flaky skin is no match for the exfoliating salt and soothing oils of this perfect recipe. Now, all you need is a good recipe and some great supplies! Luckily, the Nature’s Garden citrus peel salt scrub kit provides you with both of these necessary pieces to make your very own scrub. So, why not try out the citrus peel salt scrub kit?

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Contents of the Kit

Finely Ground Dead Sea Salt

Fractionated Coconut Oil

Vitamin E

Lemon Peel Powder

Orange Peel Powder

Ruby Red Grapefruit Fragrance Oil

Jars with Lids

Disposable Pipettes

Instructions

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Other Ingredients Needed

Bowl

Spoon

Measuring Spoons

Measuring Cups

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Weights and Amounts of All Ingredients and Supplies

Finely Ground Dead Sea Salt – 1 cup

Fractionated Coconut Oil – ½ cup

Natural Vitamin E Oil Tocopherol T-50 – 1/2 tsp

Lemon Peel Powder – 1 teaspoon

Orange Peel Powder – 1 teaspoon

Ruby Red Grapefruit Fragrance Oil – 20 drops

4 oz Clear PET Jars – 2

White Straight Smooth Lid 58/400

Disposable Pipettes – 2

1 Bowl

Mixing Spoon

1 Teaspoon

½ Teaspoon

1 Cup Measuring Cup

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Clean and Prepare Work Space

Before creating your salt scrub, be sure that your working space is clean and sanitized. Make sure that you have enough surface cleared to work without hindrance. Further, be sure that the bowl and various spoons are clean and ready to use. It’s important that you have your work space and supplies clean and prepared to make the creation of this kit easier. Also, you may want to wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net during the preparation of this salt scrub.

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Combining the Ingredients

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Combining the Ingredients

First, retrieve your bowl and get ready to combine the majority of your ingredients. Take the finely ground dead sea salt and measure one cup into the bowl.

 

 

Next, measure a half cup of Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Combining the Ingredientsfractionated coconut oil into the bowl of sea salt. Add a half teaspoon of vitamin E oil to the mixture in the bowl. Now, include one teaspoon of lemon peel powder and one teaspoon orange peel powder. Once all of these ingredients are in the bowl mix well with the spoon.

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit adding the Grapefruit Fragrance Oil

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit adding the Grapefruit Fragrance OilSecond, include your provided fragrance oil into the bowl of combined ingredients. Take one of your disposable pipette and the Ruby Red Grapefruit Fragrance Oil. Next, use the pipette to get twenty drops of this fragrance oil into the bowl. Finally, mix the mixture well to evenly distribute the fragrance oil.

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Filling the Jars

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Filling the JarsFinally, put your scrub away into the jars. Now that your scrub mixture is complete its time to package the finished product. Take the spoon that you’ve used to mix. Now, scoop the scrub into each of the two jars. The amount of this scrub mixture should evenly fill the provided jars with no extra scrub mixture left over. Although you may feel that the scrub may be too liquid, some of the oil will be absorbed by the salt and the oil is important for moisturizing your body.

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Decorate

Next, it’s time to decorate your jar. While it is optional, it is a perfect finishing touch to your jar of scrub. You can feel free to decorate your jars how you see fit. If you’d prefer a Natures Garden suggestion, we’d recommend that you’d use a pretty, orange ribbon! However, feel free to use other colored ribbons, bows, stickers, or anything that makes your scrub more appealing.

Citrus Peel Salt Scrub Kit Enjoy!

Jars-of-ScrubFinally, you will be able to use your finished scrub as you see fit! Use your freshly made citrus peel salt scrub as much as you want! If you’re unsure how a scrub works, then don’t worry its super simple. Scoop some of your scrub in your hands, place the scrub on your body and scrub away. Then, wash off the salt in the sink or bathtub along with any dead skin. However, some of the oil should remain on your hands to moisturize and pamper. We hope that you enjoyed this simple project and love your finished citrus peel salt scrub! This recipe is very good for moisturizing your skin and smells fantastically of citrus.

Apr
27

Tangerine Scent


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tangerine scentTangerine Dreams Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Just the name Tangerine Dreams makes you crave the taste of a cold juicy tangerine doesn’t it? I know it does for me. The first taste of sinking your teeth right into the soft juiciness of this delicious fruit is one that will always satisfy me and my taste buds. Our Tangerine Scent is the perfect aroma, completely capturing the scent of this tantalizing fruit! It will fill your home with the scent of this juicy fruit, and make you feel as if you have just stepped right into a huge grove full of wonderful tangerines.

What Does Tangerine Dreams Smell Like?

Tangerine Dreams Scent by Nature’s Garden is the delicious aroma of freshly squeezed, juicy tangerines! This fragrance is rounded out with great base notes of fresh greenery and vanilla.

How Do Our Customers Use Tangerine Dreams Fragrance Oil?

If you’re looking for a fragrance to fill your home with a citrus scent that everyone is sure to love, then this is it! Our Tangerine scent is sure to be one that will leave all of your friends, family, and even your customers stomachs rumbling for the taste of a yummy and juicy cold tangerine! For all of the candle makers out there, this fragrance is just what you’ve been looking for. Tangerine Dreams works perfectly in wow wax and joy wax, as well as performing nice and strong in soy wax. You can easily fill your home with this amazing citrus fragrance by using this scent to create some nice and strong homemade aroma beads. For all of the potpourri and incense makers out there, this awesome fragrance has a maximum usage rate of 50%.

For bath and body products, our Tangerine scent has a maximum usage rate of 5%. Some common bath and body products that can include this delicious aroma are lotions, perfumes, bath oils, soaps, and bath gels. There is no vanillin contained within this fragrance, meaning that it should not discolor your soaps and other homemade bath and body products! For all of the cold process soap makers out there, our Tangerine Dreams fragrance oil is exactly what you never knew you needed. Our cold process results for this great fragrance are: there is absolutely no discoloration, as well as no acceleration. This fragrance oil soaps wonderfully and the scent stays true to its name and sticks very well.

Are you as excited as I am to get your hands on this glorious smelling fragrance oil? Well, hold on then because it gets even better! We offer many amazing free classes and recipes here at Nature’s Garden and our amazingly relaxing free Pampered Foot Scrub recipe is actually made with our Tangerine Dreams fragrance oil! This is a recipe that your feet are sure to love, how could you not want to smell just like a delicious tangerine? Please don’t hesitate to contact us here at Nature’s Garden if you have thoughts, questions, or concerns! Enjoy this awesome fragrance and let us know what you think!