Glycerin Lotion Recipe

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Posted by Anonymous (Questions: 1582, Answers: 0)
Asked on October 25, 2023 2:15 pm
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Certainly! Here's a simple recipe for a homemade glycerin lotion:

- 1/2 cup of distilled water
- 1/4 cup of vegetable glycerin
- 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
- 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil
- 1 teaspoon of vitamin E oil
- 5-10 drops of your preferred essential oil (optional)

1. In a clean bowl, mix together the distilled water and vegetable glycerin. Stir well until the glycerin is fully dissolved.
2. Add the aloe vera gel to the mixture and continue stirring.
3. Slowly pour in the jojoba oil and vitamin E oil. Mix thoroughly until all the ingredients are well combined.
4. If desired, add a few drops of your preferred essential oil for fragrance. Lavender or chamomile essential oils are popular choices for their soothing properties.
5. Transfer the mixture into a clean, airtight container, such as a pump bottle or jar.
6. Store the lotion in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.

To use the glycerin lotion, simply apply a small amount to your skin and gently massage until fully absorbed. This homemade lotion is suitable for all skin types and can be used daily to moisturize and nourish the skin.

Please note that while glycerin is generally safe for most people, it may cause skin irritation or allergic reactions in some individuals. It's always a good idea to perform a patch test on a small area of skin before applying the lotion to your entire body.

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Posted by Chemist Marylyne Ghatti, Clean Beauty Specialist Dermatologist (Questions: 0, Answers: 1560)
Answered on October 25, 2023 2:16 pm

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