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Ointments

Ointments

- are the softest in texture.

- viscous preparation of oils and/or fats, a type of lotion used specifically for medicinal purposes. Think of them as topical emollients that directly address only one skin concern.

- are typically used for purposes that are antiseptic or geared towards heightened skin conditions, such as excessively dry skin and other medical concerns such as eczema, itchy skin, irritation or rashes.

HOW TO MAKE OINTMENTS

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Body butter

Body butter

= BUTTERS + VEGETABLE OILS/HERBAL OILS/SPECIALTY SEED OILS +/- ANTIOXIDANT

If you put butters into a salve this becomes a body balm or butter, depending on amount of beeswax.

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Herb Infused oils

Herb Infused oils

- are made by steeping herbs in a carrier oil like olive or almond to extract the medicinal plant constituents that will help soothe your skin.

TO MAKE HERB-INFUSED OILS

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A Salve

A Salve

= HERBAL OIL/S + BEESWAX* + SOMETIMES OTHER VEGETABLE OILS, E.G. TAMANU OIL

- anhydrous

(antioxidant, uncommon but if needed feel free to add)

- a subset of the ointment category.

- are typically softer than balms yet harder than traditional ointments. has lower ratio of ...

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Emulsion

Emulsion

= BUTTERS + VEGETABLE OILS/HERBAL OILS + BEESWAX OR OTHER WAX + ANTIOXIDANT

- combination of oils and water to create a hydrating topical treatment.

- If one adds water and/or hydrosols and/or aloe vera g...

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Whipped Butter

Whipped Butter

= BUTTERS +/- VEGETABLE OILS/HERBAL OILS +/- ANTIOXIDANT

- are basically body butters that have been whipped with a beater/mixer. Whipped body butters do not contain beeswax

HOW TO MAKE A WHIPPED BODY BUT...

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Balms

Balms

= BUTTERS + VEGETABLE OILS/HERBAL OILS + BEESWAX OR OTHER WAX + ANTIOXIDANT

- anhydrous formulation

- can be formulated to target specific areas of the body, like the lips or a handful of concerns

- has the same ingredients as a salve, but has a higher beeswax content

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