Why do we need a preservative in topical cremes and cosmetics? A preservative is essential to help prevent microbes (bacteria, mold, and yeast) growing. Preservatives stop growth by acting on spores when they germinate and killing cells (usually by disrupting cell membranes) or by making the product hostile to growth.
Let’s walk through how to make a natural lotion, cream, body butter and moisturizer from scratch. Lotions, creams, body butters and skin soothers are all a combination of water/oil emulsions that are made with a blend of mostly the same ingredients. Light lotions and summer cremes tend to be
Once you embark on the path of hand made lotion making you will undoubtedly become familiar with a handful of popular preservatives in the DIY lotion world to prevent mold,fungus,yeast,and bacterial growth in your custom made products. Depending on what kind of lotion you make will influence the vulnerability that