New Formula! We've made slight changes to our Aloe Lotion base to improve the stability, but it it still has the same great feel.
Aloe Lotion Base: This lotion base has a luxurious feel with a thin consistency that absorbs quickly into the skin. Some of the key ingredient that we've included in this lotion base are aloe vera, oat extract, buckthorn extract, and panthenol. These skin nourishing additives were included in our formulation to help the lotion penetrate deep into dry damaged skin and leave you with soft rehydrated skin.
This product is sold by volume.
Our aloe lotion base is unscented, uncolored, and waiting for your personal, customizing touch! 1 gallon is about 124 ounces by weight. To add fragrance just add in the appropriate amount using the Fragrance Calculator – no heat necessary! Be sure to use a fully disinfected container (5% bleach water or rubbing alcohol will disinfect your mixing containers).
Our Heavy Duty Lotion pumps fit the gallon containers perfectly! Purchase one here. Easy to follow instructions for working with our lotion base are here.
Ingredients: Common Name: Water, Aloe Vera Juice, Avocado Oil, Rice Bran Oil, BTMS-50 (Moisturizing thickener), Glycerin, Stearyl Alcohol, Oat Extract, DL Panthenol, Optiphen (Preservative), Buckthorn Extract, Vitamin E,
Botanical Name: Aqua/Water/Eau, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Persea gratissima Oil, Oryza sativa Bran Oil, Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetyl Alcohol (and) Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Stearyl Alcohol, Capric Triglycerides, Avena Sativa Kernel Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract, Tocopherol
Terah from Bramble Berry replies...Hi Patricia! I'm so glad you think our Aloe Lotion Base is very nice! We love it too! Thanks so much for your suggestion of carrying borage oil! I will bring it up to our development team. Mallow Extract is also great for soothing dry skin! All of our lotion bases are formulated to accept up to about 5% of additional oils, extracts, or fragrances by weight because of an emulsifier surplus. Because we don't carry borage oil I'm not super familiar with its specific safe usage rates. I will email you personally to discuss this further.
Terah from Bramble Berry replies...Hi Chloe! I'm so glad you think our Aloe Lotion base is great! This base has extra Btms-50 Conditioning Emulsifier making it possible to mix in your fragrance oil along with additional oils/butters or extracts. If you're wanting to add extra oils/butters you can do so at an addition 5% including your fragrance oil in that amount. The easiest way to add oils is to bring a measured amount of your lotion base up to about 110-130°F until it begins to liquefy. Then add the calculated amount of your desired liquid and stick blend until smooth. Finally pour into bottles and let sit, uncapped, for 24 hours. I will email you personally to discuss this further.
Terah from Bramble Berry replies...Hi Catherine! I'm so glad you love our Aloe Lotion Base. We don't recommend any extra oils/butters to this lotion base as its sold ready to use. Once you add additional ingredients you affect the preservative and the overall properties of the lotion. Extracts added under 1% should be okay however. You can also add the Colloidal Oatmeal! Start at no more than 1% to your batch. I will email you personally to discuss this further.
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