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Lemon Handcream posted by Michaela K
#1
Lemon Handcream

Equipment:
*Lemon squeezer
*double boiler (a pyrex bowl inside a pan of hot water on the stove)
*Spoon measures
*Grater
*Spoon
*Container (roughly 200g)

Ingredients:

* 4 tablespoons or lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
* 4 tablespoons of almond oil
* 1 level tablespoon of grated beeswax pressed firmly into the spoon
* 6 drops of lemon oil

Method:

*Squeeze lemon juice
*Place beeswax and almond oil in double boiler heat until melted stirring all the time
*keep stirring, add the lemon juice slowly (some of the wax may solidify) keep stirring till all the juice is in and it is all melted together
*stir until cool
*add lemon oil and stir
*bottle and label

I got this recipe from Manicure, Pedicure and advanced nail techniques by Elain Almond. Enjoy!
Michaela K <michaela AT gardensuburb.fsnet.co.uk>
Manchester, UK
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#2
Thank you, I like the way that sounds... I'm going to make some up next weekend...
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#3
I'm a little confused about "lemon oil" an essential oil? an infused oil?


# Citrus Medica Limonum Oil [International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI) name, CTFA, 1999]
# Oil of Lemon (Budavari, 1996)
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#4
hi there,
thank for sharing the receipt.
my question is do you know where to buy almond oil or different oil you just indicate from ur post???
thanks
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#5
Mmmmmm....I love the smell of lemon cream buffers. So refreshing.
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