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Saturday, May 10, 2008

Rich Rosebud Moisturizer

This rich rosebud moisturizer is a beautiful, nourishing cream for mature skin and skin that has become dry and damaged from the elements such as the sun and wind.


  • 1 tablespoon beeswax (grated)
  • ¼ cup jojoba oil
  • ¼ cup apricot kernel oil
  • 1 teaspoon rosehip oil
  • 1 tablespoon rosewater
  • 8 drops Rose


  • Add the beeswax, jojoba and apricot kernel oils to a glass pyrex jug. Sit this jug in a fry pan of simmering water and melt ingredients together.
  • Meanwhile add the rosewater to another pyrex jug and sit this in the fry pan of simmering water also.
  • Once the wax and oils have melted together and the water has warmed add the rosehip oil to this and mix well.
  • Next, slowly start to add the rosewater to the wax and oils, drop by drop (preferably using a dropper/pipette).
  • After you have added about 1 tablespoon of the rosewater into the wax and oil mixture, remove from the heat.
  • Continue to add the water slowly, mixing continuously with a small whisk.
  • Once the mixture starts to thicken add the rose essential oil and mix in with the whisk.
  • Divide the moisturizer into sterilized glass jars.
  • Cover tightly and label the product, including the date.

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