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Base Cream Kit - Calendula

Average Review: 5

From £13.95


The kit includes ingredients to make 100 gr or 250 gr of cream

  • 10gr / 25gr organic Calendula in sunflower
  • 10gr/ 25gr emulsifying wax
  • 4ml / 12ml lactobacilius ferment (preservative)
  • 100ml / 250ml rose essential water
  • 100ml / 250ml jar
  • Step by Step ‘How to’ leaflet.

Materia Aromatica do not supply ready-made base creams. Instead we encourage you to make your own because of all the benefits that it brings.

Creams are an emulsion of water and oils. As water and oil do not blend naturally, an emulsifying wax is needed to bind the two together. Because water attracts bacteria and moulds the formulation will need a preservative, if it is to be kept for more than a few days.

Products sold on the high street can have a shelf life of up to three years. In order to stay ‘fresh’ for such a long time they are packed with artificial preservatives to ward off bacterias and stabilisers to ensure the cream keeps its consistency and texture and does not disintegrate and separate over time.

Base creams need to be considered and treated like food - The best quality are those that are freshly made by yourself in your own home.

Here is why ...

- Creams are very easy and quick to make.
- The kits we supply include certified organic ingredients along with a vegetable base emulsifying wax and a natural preservative - strictly nothing else.
- They are ready to use within minutes and will keep for up to 3 months.

Make them as you need them and you will have the best skin care you could wish for.

Customer Reviews

5 Star Rating Perfect - 22 March 2020

Reviewer: Louise from Aberdeen

These kits are great for getting started on making your own cream. I've always wondered about making my own base cream and this kit made it really easy. I can't believe it was so quick to make. It produces a thick waxy cream that soaks in really fast yet seems to keep a protective layer on my skin all day. I loved being able to use my own essential oil blend, and it's wonderful to know exactly what is in the cream that I am using. The rose water smelled lovely and the ingredients are such good quality it's a pleasure to work with them. I split the batch into a jar for me and a jar for my son. To mine I added some additional Regenerating OIl, and vitamin E and with a neroli blend, and for his I used sandalwood and chamomile as he is having trouble with irritated skin from shaving. He said the cream has helped, and we are ordering more as we love it!