Avocado Hair Lotion

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This makes a very light lotion (more of a milk consistency on bottling) which thickens a little more to a serum texture overnight. It sinks in well leaving hair and the scalp moisturised.

Stage 1: (above 75°C)
2% White Poppy Seed Oil
4% Avocado Butter
3% Emulsifying Wax (BTMS 25)

Stage 2: (above 75°C)
83% Boiling Spring Water
2% Glycerin

Stage 3: (below 40°C)
3% EcoSilk MB
1% Preservative Eco
1% Vitamin E
1% Petitgrain Essential Oil
100% Total
Grape Seed Oil
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Method:
  • Heat Stage 1 (fat stage) ingredients in a double boiler to above 75°C.
  • When it has reached temperature, put the Stage 2 (water stage) ingredients into a larger bowl and swap the bowls in the double boiler so that the Stage 2 is in the double boiler. Pour the Stage 1 ingredients into the Stage 2 bowl. Stir gently.
  • Keep the heat above 75°C and stir for 5 minutes.
  • After the 5 minutes, transfer the bowl to a pan of cold water to cool down quickly whilst continuing to stir.
  • When under 40°C, add the Stage 3 (heat sensitive) ingredients . Jar and label.


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