Daisy-chamomile Moisturizing Cream

1,144

20

Introduction: Daisy-chamomile Moisturizing Cream

About: Mom, wife, traveler, baker, jewelry maker...and so much more! Web: www.tvorivamama.cz Instagram: The_Creative_Mom Facebook: www.facebook.com/tvorivamama.cz/

This year’s Mother’s Day gift was an easy decision. There are beautiful blooming herbs everywhere and I decided to use the daisies to make a moisturizing cream for my mom.

I also added chamomile essential oil. Both herbs have anti-inflammatory effects and the chamomile is soothing for the skin and gives the cream a beautiful scent.

Teacher Notes

Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.

Step 1: Ingredients and Tools

To make aprox. 50 grams of this cream you need:

- 5 handful of daisies (bellis perennis)

- 400ml of distilled water (be prepared to add more)

- 15ml of cold-pressed almond oil

- 10 drops of Cosgard preservative

- 8 drops of chamomile essential oil

- 2g of Cetyl Alcohol (emulsifier)

- 3g of Glyceryl Stearate (emulsifier)

- pot with lid

- heatproof bowl

- 2 glasses

- small hand whisk or small electrical frape whisk

- cream container

Step 2:

From the daisies and distilled water, prepare the hydrolate. The tutorial on how to make the hydrolate is here. You will need 35ml of the flower water.

Step 3: Prepare the Base

Put the flower water in one glass and the almond oil and both emulsifiers in another glass. (picture 1)

Place both glasses in the pot with water and slowly heat the water until the emulsifiers dissolve. (picture 2)

Step 4:

Pour the contents of both glasses together and whisk. (picture 1)

Add the preservative and the essential oil. (picture 2)

Whisk until you have a nice dense cream. (picture 3)

Put the cream in a nice container, especially when it's a gift. Store it in a cold place or even a fridge.

Flowers Challenge

Participated in the
Flowers Challenge

Be the First to Share

    Recommendations

    • Trash to Treasure Contest

      Trash to Treasure Contest
    • Wearables Contest

      Wearables Contest
    • Fix It Contest

      Fix It Contest

    Discussions