Light Body Lotion

Light Body Lotion


A wonderful beginners recipe loaded with skin loving ingredients, this is a great way to get started in making your own natural body lotion.



Makes 100gm

A - 76gm


Demineralised Water

A - 3gm 


Vegetable Glycerine

B -  4gm


Olivem 1000

B - 3gm


Cetyl Alcohol 

B - 5gm


Fractionated Coconut Oil

 B - 4gm


Apricot Kernel Oil

B - 3gm


Grapeseed Oil

B - 0.3gm


Xanthan Gum

C - 1gm


Microcare DB Preservative

C - 0.2gm


Vitamin E - Natural Mixed Tocopherol

C - 0.5gm


Essential Oils of Choice (0.4g Lemongrass, .01g Lavender)


2 x 200ml Beakers
1 x 40ml Beakers
PH Strips
Digital Scales 
Stick Blender
Citric Acid Solution
Cosmetic Pots


  1. Make sure all equipment is clean and sterilised.
  2. Combine ingredients in phase (A) in beaker. Heat to 70 – 75°C in double boiler.
  3. Combine phase (B) ingredients in a separate beaker and heat to 70 - 75°C in the double boiler.
  4. When both phases are heated to approx. 70 – 75°C, add phase (A) to phase (B) and mix under high shear with sticker blender until homogenous, smooth and glossy. Allow to cool under constant stirring.
  5. When cooled below 40°C, add ingredients from phase (C) and mix well.
  6. Allow to cool to 25°C. Adjust pH to between 5 – 5.5 and pour into jars.

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