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How much of an ingredient do I add to a product?


The following table lists the industry guidelines for adding Essential Oils or Fragrance Oils to organic and natural skin care bases. When adding fragrance oils, essential oils or other ingredients to a stable base, start slow adding Essential oils available in bulk from Farm Fresh Organics Skin Carethe lowest amount of product. Record the amount that you add in your logbook to refer back to replicate your final formula.

Some bases such as jellies, shampoo, and gel based facial cleanser and conditioners can be very finicky about the pH level. If you dilute the product too much it will cause some bases to liquefy. Once a base liquefies into a water-like substance, there is no remedy.

Shop online for bulk Essential Oil Blends and Bulk Basic Bases for body care and skin care products.

View our Essential Oil Calculator for assistance in adding Essential Oils to a product.

Industry Recommendations

 

 

Product

Percentage to add to total

Astringents, toners and splashes

.25 % - .75%

Bath salts and bath powders

.25 % - 1.0%

Conditioner

.5 % - 2.0 %

Cremes

.25 % - 3.0 %

Jellies: shave, body and face

.25 % - 1.0 %

Lotions

,25 % - 3.0 %

Masques

.25 % - 1.0 %

Massage and Body Oils

1.0 % 0 3.0 %

Melt and Pour Lip balm

.25 % - 3.0 %

Melt and Pour Soap

.50 % - 1.0 %

Scrubs and Body Polishes

.25 % - 3.0 %

Serums

.25 % - 1.0 %

Shampoo

.25 % - 1.0 %


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