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Jan
10

Wine Lotion Recipe


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Wine Lotion RecipeWine Lotion Recipe

Our next recipe is a wine lotion recipe.  Like many of our customers, I too, love the wonderful aroma of red wine.  This homemade lotion recipe is scented with my favorite of Natures Garden’s wine scents, Shiraz Fragrance Oil.  This lotion contains many skin loving oils and butters like grape seed and jojoba.  So grab a glass of wine and get ready to prepare a couple bottles of wine scented lotion.

Wine Lotion Recipe Ingredients Found at Natures Garden

Cocoa Butter Golden Natural
Grape Seed Oil
Jojoba Oil
Sodium Lactate
Silky Emulsifying Wax
Shiraz Fragrance Oil
Da Bomb Soap Dye Red
Da Bomb Soap Dye Blue
Vitamin E Oil
Vegetable Glycerin
8 ounce Clear Boston Round Bottles
White Lotion Pumps 24/410
Thermometer
Resveratrol Extract Powder

Wine Lotion Recipe Other Equipment and Ingredients You Will Need

Mixing Bowls (2)
Scale
Spatula
Distilled Water
Pots (For Double Boiler)
Stove
Ziplock Bag
Scissors

Wine Lotion Recipe Prepare Your Work Area

Before we begin, clean and sanitize your work area and utensils.  You will also need to do the same with the packaging supplies.  We will be using two clear 8 ounce Boston round bottle and two 24/410 white lotion pumps when we create this lotion recipe.

Wine Lotion Recipe Weigh Out Your Ingredients

Wine Lotion Recipe Weigh Out Your IngredientsFirst, in a pot, weigh out 425 grams of water.  You will need to heat the water to 180 degrees.  Hold it at this temperature for 20 minutes.  This will destroy any bacteria.

In a second pot, weigh out 48 grams grape seed oil, 24 grams silky emulsifying wax, 10 grams cocoa butter, 10 grams jojoba oil, and 6 grams vitamin e oil.  Then, melt these ingredients using a double boiler.  Make sure you stir the oil occasionally as they are melting.  While you are waiting, move to the next step.  We will come back to both of these pots when they are ready.

Wine Lotion Recipe Preparing the Other Ingredients

Wine Lotion Recipe Preparing the Other IngredientsIt is best to weigh the other ingredients out ahead of time.  This way you are prepared ahead of time.  This will allow you to move quickly as you are making the lotion.  Temperatures are extremely important to achieve a proper emulsion when creating lotion.  So, using a scale, weigh out the remaining ingredients.  You will need four small bowls as each of the following will go in a separate bowl.  First, weigh 8 grams of sodium lactate.  Then, in the second bowl, add 3 grams of resveratrol along with 12 vegetable glycerin.  Mix these two together well.  In the third bowl, prepare your fragrance oil.  Weigh out 12 grams of Shiraz Fragrance Oil.  In the last bowl, weigh out 10 grams of your optiphen preservative.  Set these aside, we will come back to them.

Wine Lotion Recipe Putting it all Together

Next, we will be combining our water with our oils.  Before we begin we want to be sure to point out a couple of things in regards to your temperatures.  At this point, your temperatures are very important.  You want both the oils and water to be around 140 degrees Fahrenheit.  If your ingredients are not at the proper temperature you may experience separation.  In addition, the temperature is important when adding your preservative.  You want to add your preservative around 120 degrees if you add your preservative at too cool of a temperature your mixture will separate from the finished lotion.  If your temperature is too hot it will burn the preservative off.
Wine Lotion Recipe Putting it all TogetherNow, we will begin combining our oils and water.  Once both the oils and water have come to the proper temperature, we will need to move quickly.  So, once your water has been heated, remove it from the heat.  You want to let both your oils and water temperatures to drop to 140 degrees Fahrenheit.  Then, add 8 grams of sodium lactate to your water.  Make sure you stir in the sodium lactate completely.  Now, add your oils to your water.  Then, use your stick blender to mix them.  Mix until you notice the mixture turn white in color as it emulsifies.  Again, remember to pay close attention to your temperatures.  You do not want the temperature to drop below 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

Wine Lotion Recipe Adding the Other Ingredients

Wine Lotion Recipe Adding the Other IngredientsNext, let’s add our preservative.  Remember, this needs to be added below 140 degrees Fahrenheit, but at a temperature no cooler than 120 degrees.  When the mixture drops to around 120 degrees add the 10 grams of optiphen preservative.  Additionally, this is when the colorant should be added.  So, at this time add 7 drops of red soap colorant and 3 drops blue fd&c dye.  You will also add the 12 grams Shiraz Fragrance Oil you weighed out earlier.  Mix your ingredients together using your stick blender.  Now you will need the resveratrol extract powder mixture you prepared.  Earlier, we dispersed the resveratrol powder extract in vegetable glycerin so that it can be added to your lotion without clumping.  Finally, at this time, add the resveratrol mixture you prepared earlier.  Once again use your stick blender to evenly and fully mix all of the potion’s ingredients.  Once everything is mixed, allow the lotion to set up.  You will notice the lotion thicken more as it cools.  Once it has set up, you are ready to package it.

Wine Lotion Recipe Packaging the Lotion

Wine Lotion Recipe Packaging the LotionLastly, we will be placing our lotion into the 8 ounce lotion bottles.  I have found it easiest to do this using a zip lock bag.  So, place the lotion in a ziplock bag.  Then, cut the corner.  We will be using the bag sort of like you would a decorating bag.  Once you have cut the corner, you can place the opening over the opening of the bottle.  Squeeze the bag gently to add the lotion to the first bottle.  Then, fill the second bottle.  Finally, place a white lotion pump on each bottle.  Your wine scented lotion is now complete!

What is your favorite Nature’s Garden wine scent?  Let us know and show us what you’ve created!  Post a picture on our Facebook page or on Instagram @ngscents!

Oct
09

Voodoo Love Fragrance Oil


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Voodoo Love Fragrance OilVoodoo Love Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Voodoo Love Fragrance Oil from Nature’s Garden is a unique blend of notes that will have you entranced!  Fall deeply in love with this fragrance as the fresh floral blend rests in your mind.  Your customers will be coming back for more, as Voodoo Love is simply irresistible.  A valued customer fell under the spell of this scent, and writes “I make and sell Soy Candles from home. when i first got Voodoo love in the 1oz size, I wasn’t sure how it would really smell compared to the description of the scent. The description is 100% accurate, and I absolutely love this scent. I started out making a candle for myself with voodoo love, and I’ve since purchased MORE of the scent oil three times, all the way up to a 16oz bottle, customers are loving the scent also. I love that its a soft but sweet scent.”

What Does Voodoo Love Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

Voodoo Love Fragrance Oil from Nature’s Garden is a fresh floral blend of jasmine and lily of the valley.  These powerful floral notes are complimented by a strong base of coconut.

How Do Our Customers Use Voodoo Love Fragrance Oil in Bath and Body Recipes?

Voodoo Love Fragrance Oil is a spellbinding aroma when used in bath and body products!  Gels and bath oils perform nicely when the maximum recommendation of 5% fragrance oil is added. Grow your entire scented product line with this mystifying scent!  Handmade perfumes perform well with this fragrance when a maximum of 5% fragrance oil is used.  Homemade lotions can be created using this scent.  We recommend lotion recipes use no more than 5% fragrance oil.  Homemade cleaning recipes can also be created using a maximum of 5%.

Soap crafters can use 5% fragrance oil in hot process soap and melt and pour soap recipes.  Unfortunately, this fragrance does not cooperate with cold process soapmaking.  With most of our fragrances, we try to share our controlled results of a test batch of CP soap, but our testing has led us to recommend not using this scent in CP soap.  We do have an extensive collection of melt and pour soap projects, all of which would work well with this scent!    Remember not to use candle dye in any of your bath and body products as they are not body safe.

How Do Our Customers Use Voodoo Love Fragrance Oil in Room Scenting Recipes?

Voodoo Love Fragrance Oil can be used to create mystifying rooms scents!  Those creating homemade air fresheners can incorporate up to 50% of this fragrance oil in their projects.  You can use this shimmering scent in incense and smelly jelly recipes.  This fragrance oil was also found to create strongly scented aroma beads.  Candles and wax tarts can be made using up to 10% fragrance with vegetable and paraffin wax.  It does nicely in Joy Wax, Wow Wax, and even Pillar of Bliss.  If you wish to color your candles, we recommend using 4 drops of blue liquid candle dye.  You can also shred a small amount of blue color blocks into your melted wax.  Do not use crayons to color your candles as they will clog your wick.

 

Feb
08

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance


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Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle FragranceChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil is a Nature’s Garden original fragrance that is absolutely scrumptious!  Our customers are raving about this raspberry chocolate scent. This glorious chocolatey aroma is strong in homemade candles, melt and pour soap, cp soap, and cosmetics.

What Does Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a decadent treat that is sure to please. A rich dark chocolate accord surrounds luscious ripe raspberry tones for the fragrance signature. Green stem notes create natural appeal for the fruit character, while a generous base of velvet musk and sweet vanilla completes the yummy sensation. An NG Original Fragrance!

Top Notes: ripe raspberry, green stems
Mid Notes: dark chocolate
Base Notes: vanilla, musk

How Do Our Customers Use Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil?

Various bath and body products can be created using this tasty chocolate fragrance. Bath gels and bath oils will perform well with a maximum recommended usage rate of  5% or less fragrance oil added. Homemade soap crafters can make lovely products with this fragrance oil. Our cold process soap testing results revealed that this is no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation would occur with this fragrance. A bar of will have a good scent retention and discolors to a brown. Since the vanillin content is 7%, adding vanilla white stabilizer may counteract the discoloration. However, there are more than forty ingredients that are used in fragrance oil manufacturing that may contribute to discoloration of bath and body products. If you wish to color your soap, then we recommend using our Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant to achieve your desired hue. Note the you should never use candle dye in any body products, they will stain your skin.

This raspberry scent is perfect for the use of homemade room scenters and candle crafters. Potpourri, incense, and reed diffusers are all examples of room scenting projects that can use up to 50% of fragrance. Additionally, this strong aroma will perform nice and strong in aroma bead air fresheners. Also, hand made candles made from vegetable waxes or paraffin wax can easily incorporate this fragrance. The maximum recommended fragrance use for these types of products is 10%. Natures Garden’s chocolate raspberry drizzle fragrance oil performs perfectly in joy wax, wow wax, and soy wax. Also, the scent is nice and strong in soy wax. For coloring, we suggest that you use four drops of red liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Alternatively, you can shred an ample amount of a red color block into your melted wax. Remember that you can’t use crayons to color your candles as they will clog your wick.

There is a large variety of creations that can utilize this wonderful fragrance, including reed diffusers, incense, and potpourri. Perfumes will perform perfectly as long as the fragrance amount remains at or below 5%. Cleaning products can be made using 3% or less of this scent. Hand crafted lotions can be created with a recommendation 5% of this fragrance oil.