A blend of natural and nature identical ingredients in propylene glycol.
Appearance and Form
Characteristic of strawberry, perfect, sweet and juicy
This Aroma adds a subtle fragrance and flavour to your lip balms, may also be used to fragrance creams, lotions, shampoos, hair conditioners, and body washes etc.
Use up to 2% in your lip balm recipes, up to 3% in rinse off products such as shampoos, hair conditioners and body washes and up to 1% in hand and body creams, lotions and other leave on products.
When to add
Add to lip balms when the mix is cooling. The mix must be fluid to incorporate the Aroma thoroughly, but avoid extended heat or high heat.
In hand and body creams and lotions, add in Stage 3 (below 40°C) or add to readymade products.
In shampoos, hair conditioners, body washes and shower gels, add when the product is below 40°C, or add to readymade product.
Avoid undiluted contact with the skin.
Note: We found that this Aroma made our clear, readymade Shampoo Base for All Hair Types turn slightly cloudy but it had no effect on our readymade Dry/Mature Skin Lotion (Organic Ingredients).
Lip Balm for cylinders /tins /pots - Makes 100 ml/g
Stage 1: (heat until melted)
22% Cocoa Butter
12% Soya Wax
Stage 2: (room temperature)
10% White Poppy Seed Oil
10% Lime Seed Oil
9% Tomato Seed Oil
6% Meadowfoam Oil
6% Baobab Oil
2% Aroma/ Flavour
Break Cocoa Butter and Beeswax into small pieces and melt with Soya Wax in a Bain Marie.
When fully melted, take off the heat and cool slightly. Add stage 2 ingredients and stir until fully incorporated. Allow to cool. Begin to set up your containers and gently reheat the mixture in a bain marie. It only needs to be soft enough to pour into containers. We have found this method helps the Aroma to incorporate fully into the lip balm base. Fill containers and label.
For more information and guidance on making your own skin care products please see Aromantic's books and eBooks in our Publications section
These recipes are given in good faith and are intended for educational purposes only. They have not been evaluated or tested in any way and Aromantic Ltd. makes no claim as to their effectiveness. It is up to the reader to ensure that any products they produce from these recipes are safe to use, and if relevant, compliant under current cosmetic regulations.