Lip Balm - Botanical Skincare Base
Features: A rich blend of oils, butters and waxes with Vitamin E to nourish and protect lips from harsh environmental conditions.
Paraben-free; Sulfate-Free; Ethoxylate-free; propylene glycol-free, silicone-free, DEA-free and artificial colour-free.
Ingredients: Shea Butter, Sunflower Oil, Beeswax, Tocopherol
Specifications: pH: 6.00 - 6.50
Expiry date: 2 years from the date of manufacture.
Preservation: This formula contains sufficient preservative 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% w the 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: Slight odour characteristic of the carrier oils
Fragrancing: Try 10 to 17 drops of essential oil or fragrant oil to 100gm of oil if a different odour is desired.
The options are endless with this product, be creative and experiment with your favorite oils.
Colour: Uncoloured - pale yellow clear to hazy base easily coloured with oil soluble colours.
Colouring: Make a dilute solution of oil soluble food colours in Jojoba oil. Try 1 to 5 drops of dilute colours to 100gm of melted Lip Balm.
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 Lip Balm, heat until melted and add active ingredients, essential oils and/or colour to suit your particular purpose and mix. Pour into moulds and allow to cool.
Features: 100% oil base with the consistency of a solid stick.