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red rasberry seed oil

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maggie Ghanem Jan 7, 2013. 2 Replies

Hello to all,I am thinking about putting red rasberry seed oil in my lip balms what do you think? Is it stable and what is it's shelf life?Continue

infusing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Dolloff Jan 4, 2013. 1 Reply

What is the best carrier oil to infuse with coffee beans?Continue

Sterilization

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maria Oliveira Feb 6, 2013. 2 Replies

What do I use to sterilize my lip balm containers with and cleanse them with? Has anyone heard of "one step"?Continue

lip balm color

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Dolloff Dec 17, 2012. 1 Reply

I want to have a tint to my lip balm. I have been playing around with beet root powder but it does not mix right kinda clumpy. Does anyone know how I can put color in my balms?Continue

 

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Maria Oliveira replied to the discussion 'Measurements'
"Those percents are by weight, not volume. Use a scale to weigh them in accordance to the percentages in the recipe. Using a spreadsheet like Excel is very helpful because you can calculate the correct weights for any size batch you need. Do not…"
Feb 10, 2013
Maria Oliveira replied to the discussion 'Sterilization'
"You can use IPA if you want. If your containers are glass or metal you can also boil or steam them. Don't do that to plastics though, they can melt."
Feb 6, 2013
Maggie Ghanem replied to the discussion 'red rasberry seed oil'
"HI Michelle, I hope you are well. We work on formulations for our customers and most recently we had 5 customers that asked us to include the red raspberry seed oil in their lip balm applications as well. I followed up with most of the customers and…"
Jan 7, 2013
Margaret Helm-Duell replied to the discussion 'red rasberry seed oil'
"I use it in mine.  I think it's a great idea. :)  It is a stable oil and has a decent shelf life.  Ask your supplier for date of manufacture or it's use by date.  Also, adding ROE to your oils will help with shelf life…"
Jan 4, 2013
Lisa Dolloff replied to the discussion 'infusing'
"Hi Michelle, The "best" oil is going to be different depending on who you ask. It's up to you to experiment and find out which oil YOU think is the best. Which oil is your favorite to work with in general? Start with that one. If you…"
Jan 4, 2013
Kara Knox replied to the discussion 'Sterilization'
"Hi Michelle, You can use 91% Alcohol to sterilize/clean your containers. Just spray them and let them dry. Same for your utensils that you'll be using. Kara"
Dec 29, 2012
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"I just joined as a Protege and I don't know what to do  now?"
Dec 29, 2012
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Dec 29, 2012
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"I just joined the protege network. How do I use this site? What can I do now that i'm a member. I will become a new member the 1st of the year."
Dec 29, 2012
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steralization

What do I use to sterilize my lip balm containers with and cleanse them with? Has anyone heard of "one step"?See More
Dec 27, 2012
Michelle polit replied to the discussion 'Home Compostable Cosmetics Packaging / Lip Balm Tubes and Cosmetic jars (Eco Tubes and Eco Jars)'
"I am interested in this type of packaging . Silly question how do you put the lip balm in the tubes so they aren't messy? What is the pricing?"
Dec 20, 2012
Lisa Dolloff replied to the discussion 'lip balm color'
"Hi Michelle, I don't have experience with tinted lip balm yet, but I have plans for the future. When I start experimenting, I will be first dying the oil, THEN making the lip balm, not including the color itself into the lip balm. It would make…"
Dec 17, 2012
dM, CEO replied to the discussion 'Measurements'
"Michelle, Thanks for your question. It sounds like you are using measuring cups and no scale. It's also not really possible to give a recipe because you're not mentioning the ingredients you are using. There are so many to choose from? But…"
Dec 16, 2012
Michelle polit replied to the discussion 'Measurements'
"Basic lip balm percents, playing around with different recipes using pots."
Dec 16, 2012
Michelle polit posted discussions
Dec 16, 2012
Rachel Joy Phillips replied to the discussion 'Measurements'
"Hi Michelle! What are your ingredients?  Are you following a particular recipe?  Does the give percentages or weights or...? What kind of containers are you using: tubes, pots? I use small amounts for testing anything and try to keep good…"
Dec 16, 2012

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At 10:08am on November 21, 2012, dM, CEO said…

Welcome Michelle!

Would love to hear more about your business. We're glad you're here!

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