Hand Cream - Botanical Skincare Base

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Hand Cream - Botanical Skincare Base
 

Features: Enriched with natural Shea and Cocoa Butter, this unscented hand cream that absorbs quickly to protect, nourish, and moisturise the skin. Blend your own essential oils to create a unique and extremely effective moisturiser. Quick-absorbing. Remarkably softening. Just a light application and your hands will feel pampered and protected all day.
Paraben-free; Sulfate-Free; propylene glycol-free, DEA-free and artificial colour-free.

Ingredients: Aloe barbadensis (Organic leaf) extract, Helianthus annuss (Organic Sunflower) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Organic Shea) oil, Cetearyl alcohol, Cetyl alcohol, Stearic acid, Glycerin, Coco caprylate, Theobroma cacao (Organic Cocoa) Seed Butter, Glyceryl stearate, Phenoxyethanol & Ethylhexyglycerin, Coco glucosides, Tocopherol, Sodium hydroxide, Phytic acid

Specifications: pH: 6.00 - 6.50

Expiry date: 2 years from the date of manufacture.

Preservation: This formula contains sufficient paraben-free preservative system to last two to three years shelf life under normal conditions.
However, should you wish to add more than 10% extra material or dilute the product by adding more than 10% water we recommend that you add an additional 0.1% preservative (per 10% of added material), using preservatives such as Plantaserv P or Plantaserv Q.

Aroma: Unscented - very slight base odour characteristic of Cocoa butter, Mango Butter and Shea Butter, easily overcome with essential or fragrant oils.

Fragrancing: Try 3 to 7 drops of essential oil or fragrant oil to 100gm of hand & nail cream.
The options are endless with this product, be creative and experiment with your favorite oils.

Colour: Uncoloured - white base colour easily coloured with water soluble colours.

Colouring: Make a dilute solution of water soluble food colours in water. Try 1 to 5 drops of dilute colours to 100gm of hand & nail cream.

Usage: A rich emollient base that can be used (as is) as a moisturiser (occlusive-type), or as a base for preparing rich emollient creams or lotions.
To use as is, take the desired amount of hand & nail cream and warm slightly (< 40oC). Add active ingredients, essential oils and/or colour to suit your particular purpose and cool.

Features: Solid to semi-solid base with the consistency of a thick cream.