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I am looking for someone that might know how to make baby lotions, shampoos, diaper cream and/or pregnancy belly butter? Any recipes or directions will be greatly appreciated.
By april Wedge from MO
Search for"Natural Homemade Baby Care Recipes" lot of info there, good luck.
1/2 lb base powder mixture(100% corn starch, rice flour, corn flour)
1/2 lb powdered comomile, calendula(pot marigold) or elderflowers
Combine thoroughly in large bowl with spoon. Store sealed in ziplock, box, tin, plastic tub or shaker container. Very faint delicate scent. A soothing all purpose powder
Plain cornstarch makes the best dusting powder or baby powder. Just use it straight out of the box. Cornstarch makes a smoothing bath for adults. It might make the tub water softer too. Stay away from anything with perfumes.
Mamas belly butter 1/2 cup cocoa butter 2 tablespoons of wheat germ oil, 2 tsps of sesame seed oil, 2 tsps apricot kernel oil, 2 tsps vitamin e oil, 4 tsps of grated beeswax, 2 tsps of vanilla extract. Put all ingredients in sauce pan except vanilla, warm over low heat until cocoa butter and beeswax have melted, stir well remove from heat stir in vanilla, cool briefly, pour into glass jar let cool before you put on lid. It should harden in 10 min.