Cosmetic factory in the kitchen. Cooking cream! Part 3
 Starting with the family recipe of cream, which was prepared in a conventional plate in a conventional pan and tested on the eldest son, Estee Lauder has created a profitable family business. First day Este sold the products that they have done with her husband at night. So why do not we follow the queen of cosmetics and not to create in your kitchen small masterpieces in glass jars? In previous articles we have already mastered the whole theory of cooking creams yourself Now for practice.

And a little more about the ingredients


Beeswax   - A multi-component product containing more than 300 substances. The chemical composition of it is similar to fat, but much richer than them. The main components are wax esters and alcohols of higher fatty acids. The unique characteristics of beeswax give a certain resistance emulsified solutions, ease of formation of stable emulsions, increase the capacity of water retained in ointments, creams and improve their appearance and consistency.

Carnauba wax   - Very solid wax derived from a South American palm trees. Due carnauba wax, lipstick and pins become more resistant to heat.


Lanolin   - Hot emulsifier - in its composition has izoholestirin, cholesterol esters, fatty acids, alcohols. Lanolin is close in composition to human cutaneous fat and is the best skin moisturizer.

Emulsan   - It is very soft emulsifier consisting of a certain part of grape sugar and part of the vegetable fat (palmitic and stearic fatty acids). Emulsan creams are not only very soft material, but also, apparently possesses no allergenic potential. Already 10% emulsana in the fatty phase makes it possible to create a stable emulsion cream type "water in oil".

Lamekrem   It consists exclusively of plant components. Creams with lamekremom retain moisture and make the skin smoother. Lamekrem - unique emulsifier that can be used to create both an oil-in-water (O / W), and water-in-oil (W / O).

Tegomuls   consists of a slightly modified animal fat melts already at 50-55 ° C. Tegomuls leaves skin matte shine and is therefore well suited for use in day creams and lotions. Success is also used in cosmetics for, from and after tanning.

Yolk   - Natural, natural emulsifier.

Active substance

Aloe vera   suitable for dry, prone to cracking skin. In addition, aloe vera soothes sunburn and cares for unruly, dry hair.

Of D-panthenol   - A medical provitamin, namely, pro vitamin B5, better known under the name "pantothenic acid". D-panthenol has a therapeutic effect and moisturizes the skin.

Vitamin E   - Universal vitamin body care: promotes skin regeneration, moisturizes and retains moisture, prevents the formation of inflammation, makes the skin smooth and supple. Neutralizes free radicals and has a natural solar filter (about 1, 5-2). It prevents oxidation of creams and oils, so that they last longer.

This is a very short list of possible components of your individual makeup.

Technology and cream recipes

Gentle Day Cream

In a glass or porcelain bowl rub the yolk separated from the protein. The yolk is carefully added drop by drop vegetable oil (olive, peach, almond), carefully rubbing every drop. After infusion of 100 ml of oil into the mass must be added a teaspoon of decoction or infusion of selected herbs (sage, chamomile, St. John's wort), stir. Massu beat blender. Add a couple of drops of essential oil.

Components depending on skin type, you can change the main thing - to observe the technology.

For oily skin

Take 50 g of liquid honey, 80 g of glycerol, 6 g of gelatin, ½ cup of distilled water, 1 g of salicylic acid. Soak the gelatin in the water to the swollen mass of added glycerin, salicylic acid, put a porcelain bowl in a water bath to weight of the solution. The resulting slurry was cool and beat blenedrom. Add a few drops of your favorite perfume. Caution   When rosacea cosmetics, which include honey, use is contraindicated.

Soothing cream for rough skin

  250 g of fruits and 100 g of sugar to put in a saucepan and bring to a boil, cool. Melt in a water bath 2 tablespoons of lanolin and olive or almond oil, add half a cup of berry juice. Mix blender.

Cream for sensitive skin around the eyes

Melt 1 tablespoon of lanolin in a water bath. Add 3 teaspoons of almond oil. Remove and slowly add 1 teaspoon lecithin powder, drop by drop - 2 tablespoons of distilled water. Stir the mixture.

1 tablespoon lanolin leg dissolved in a hot water bath, add 3 teaspoons of almond oil, stir and remove from heat. While stirring, slowly introduce 1 teaspoon lecithin powder and 2 tablespoons of cold water.

The cream is designed for skin under the eyes.

Cream for aging skin

  2 teaspoons of dried chamomile flowers pour 1/2 cup of boiling water. Infuse for 40 minutes, drain. Take 1 teaspoon chamomile, mixed with 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon of camphor alcohol, 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil and 1 teaspoon of petroleum jelly. Thoroughly rub.

Cream for oily skin

  3 tablespoons of oatmeal in a blender grind to a state of powder. 1 tablespoon lanolin dissolved in a water bath. Mix in a bowl lanolin and oat powder, introducing it gradually and carefully rubbing to avoid lumps. The resulting slurry to whip, gradually adding 1/2 cup of fresh strawberry juice (3 cups fresh berries in a blender grind, squeeze the pulp).

Cream for sensitive skin with herbs

In each cup of vegetable oil (olive, sesame, almond, etc.) require 2 to 4 tablespoons of the dry herb or dry grass mixture (depending on the recipe). Place the mixture in an open container. Put it in the oven, leaving the oven door slightly ajar. Heat the mixture at low temperature (preferably in the range between 45-55 ° C) for 3 - 5 hours. In a large sieve, place a cotton cloth. Strain the mixture through a sieve until it is warm. Measure the amount of real butter and place it in a suitable dish on low heat. Add planed beeswax on request (about 30 grams of wax per 1 cup of oil) to this oil. Heat the oil and wax mixture on low heat until the wax is completely melted. Pour the cream from the pan into a suitable vial, let it cool and solidify.

Important!   All recipes have been tested by the Soviet and German health services.

Create a personal makeup - is not only a powerful anti-crisis measure in this difficult time, but also an opportunity to show their creativity, to find themselves and discover their talents. Be of good cheer!
Author: Inna Sedykh