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Lotion bars, Balms, Salves...

Posted by wax_hag (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 27, 06 at 16:28

I have so many recipes that I have found and have now confused myself.
I am looking to make a balm for babies bottoms to create a barrier between wet diaper and bottom. I have one recipe that I kind of like (don't know why)that consists of Mango, Shea & Aloe Butters and Beeswax. Does this need a preservative in it? Possibly add some Vit E. Also I want to be able to package these in a 4 oz PET jar.
Were talking our precious babies here so I want a recipe that will be healthy to them and need to be able to get it out of the jar as well.
Any suggestions are appreciated and TIA.
wax_hag


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RE: Lotion bars, Balms, Salves...

If the recipe contains no water it will not need a preservative.

Kristi


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RE: Lotion bars, Balms, Salves...

i would be especially careful about selling products for babies. no essential oils or rag weeds in the products. in fact, i would not sell baby products at all. what a huge responsibility. make sure you have researched and are careful and have insurance.


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