A popular extract for high-end cosmetics. Did you know that Orchid Extract is well known for reducing the appearance of fine lines as well as its moisturizing, protective and reparative properties? Nearly transparent and odorless, this extract is a perfect enhancement for any recipe!
Suggested Usage Rates:
Lotions and Creams: 1 to 20% Body and Lip Balms: 0.5 to 30%
Babassu OilThe palm fruit oil from the Babassu tree is a soft solid fat at room
temperature that benefits soaps as well as lotions and creams and lip
feeling is softy and silky but not too greasy. We find the oil is quite
fun to add to our soaps and lotions.
Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 20%
Body and Lip Balms: try 5 to 100%
Bar Soap: try 3 to 12.5%
Rose Hydrosol makes wonderful lotions, toners, summer cooling mists, and even linen sprays.
Lotions and Creams: try 2 to 75%
Masks and Muds: try 2 to 60%
Toners: try 2 to 100%
Pink Kaolin ClayKaolin is my favorite clay of all, and there are some really good clays out there.
Shaving soaps need clay. This ingredient tames a crazy razor and gives a smooth shave without the fear of razor burn or cuts. I know this sounds bizarre but I promise you will love clay soaps once you try them.
Bar Soap: try 1 tsp to 1 Tbsp per pound of fats