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Antimicrobial Essential Oil Blend for Air Care Recipe

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Whatever you are doing to flatten the curve, we always find that life smells better with essential oils. We've created this beautifully sweet, aromatic blend that combines the sweet, freshness of the Australian bush with some tried and trusted herbs and spices. This blend is suitable for spritzing, diffusing or combining into your cleaning products. When well diluted it can also be used in personal care products such as body balms and creams.

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Purify & Quench Spritz Recipe

 

Purify your skins microclimate with this un-perfumed spritz for daily use.

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Daily Detox Spray Recipe

 

Application:

  • Detoxifying, Environmental Protection, Hydrating, Aromatic and Fresh.

Directions For Use:

  • Spray over make-up. use all day, every day!

Ingredient % Function
Neroli Floral Water 94 Base, hydrating, lovely uplifting aroma.
Protective Mineral Complex 4 Copper complex with superior detoxification powers and beautiful natural (and stable) blue colour. Superoxide Quencher for antioxidant benefit.
Exo-P® 1 Environmental Protection, comes from marine bacteria with excellent detoxifying properties. Anti-irritant, moisturizing.
Pentavitin® 1 Sugar based active, long-term moisturizing, barrier repair and restoration.
TOTAL 100  
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Chocolate Wrapper Shimmer Cream Recipe

 

Application:

  • This beautiful rich warming cream doubles as a shimmer/ bronzer for evening or day wear. Your skin will be left glowing and smelling of sweet dark chocolate. The perfect treat to warm you up as the weather cools down.

Instructions:

  1. Weigh your Body Custard out into a clean laboratory beaker.
  2. In a separate small heat-proof container measure out the Thermolat® , cocoa CO2 and vanilla. If the cocoa is solid you will need to gently heat this mixture in a water bath to melt it.
  3. Once melted and combined you can add the blend to the body custard using a spatula to mix it in. You will notice the base turning a little brown from the vanilla.
  4. Then get a more powerful mixer (a bar mixer is fine) to hand. Weigh the mica out into the cream and use the bar mixer to mix this fully into the base. Your product will look like a dark chocolate shimmer.
  5. Pop into a container and store ready for use.

Caution:

  • The Thermolat® can make the skin feel hot, it will not actually burn the skin, it is just interacting with your nerve impulses. However, care should be taken to not handle this ingredient with bare hands and to avoid the eye area as you may feel like this ingredient is stinging. The heating effect feeling will vary from person to person with some people feeling it very strongly and others not much at all. The heating sensation is typically felt more strongly on more delicate skin (back of neck, stomach etc than on the skin of the arms and legs. Take care when heating the fragrance component, do not use an open flame, only heat gently to around 40-50°C max using a water bath. This is just to soften the Cocoa butter. Always test a small sample of the product before using it all over. While these products may smell like they are edible we do not recommend ingesting them.
Ingredient %  
Unscented Body Custard 89 Rich emollient moisturiser base.
Cappuccino Mica 7 Double the richness of chocolate shimmer on skin by adding Cappuccino and Deep Brown Mica to get a deep, intoxicating glow.
Deep Brown Mica 2.4  
Vanilla 10 Fold Oil 0.1 Rich, sweet, natural aroma.
Cocoa CO2 0.5 Extra rich dark chocolate.
Thermolat® 1 Creates a warming sensation on the skin.
Total 100  

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Milk Chocolate Cream Recipe

 

Application:

  • Milk chocolate cream - light tan colour with deep chocolate odour
  • A luxurious, chocolaty body custard enriched with walnut oil and cranberry extract for deep skin conditioning. Walnut oil is a great source of anti-inflammatory Omega-3 and Cranberry Extract contains a range of antioxidants for skin protection.

Instructions:

  1. Weigh your Body Custard out into a clean laboratory beaker.
  2. In a separate container weigh out your walnut oil, vanilla and cocoa. Depending on the weather, the cocoa CO2 may be solid or liquid. If it is solid you can gently heat this mixture in a water bath to facilitate mixing. If all ingredients are liquid you can mix them without further warming.
  3. Add the aroma and oil into the body custard and mix well with a spatula.
  4. Add the cranberry extract and mix well.
  5. Add the Thermolat® ingredient and mix well.
  6. Pop into a container and store ready for use.

Caution:

  • The Thermolat® can make the skin feel hot, it will not actually burn the skin, it is just interacting with your nerve impulses. However, care should be taken to not handle this ingredient with bare hands and to avoid the eye area as you may feel like this ingredient is stinging. The heating effect feeling will vary from person to person with some people feeling it very strongly and others not much at all. The heating sensation is typically felt more strongly on more delicate skin (back of neck, stomach etc than on the skin of the arms and legs. Take care when heating the fragrance component, do not use an open flame, only heat gently to around 40-50°C max using a water bath. This is just to soften the Cocoa butter. Always test a small sample of the product before using it all over. While these products may smell like they are edible we do not recommend ingesting them.
Ingredient % Purpose
Unscented Body Custard 95.4 Rich emollient moisturiser base.
Walnut Oil 1.5 Deep skin conditioning oil with anti-inflammatory benefits
Vanilla 10 Fold Oil 0.3 Rich, sweet, natural aroma.
Cocoa CO2 0.3 Total chocolate indulgence.
Cranberry Extract 2 Antioxidant rich extract for skin protection.
Thermolat® 0.5 Creates a warming sensation on the skin.
Total 100  

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Shimmer Finish Deodorant Paste Recipe

 

Application:

  • Shimmer Finish Deodorant Paste

Instructions:

  1. Weigh out ingredients of phase 1 and heat until melted together.
  2. Pre-mix ingredients in phase 2 and dry-blend together in a coffee grinder or equivalent if you have one. This isn't essential but will make the paste smoother
  3. Gently pour ingredients of phase 2 into phase 1 which is now removed from the heat
  4. Use an overhead mixer to mix together while cooling, stopping mixing at around 50°C.
  5. Add ingredients of phase 3 while stirring then pack into your container.

Phase INCI % Comment
Phase 1 Avocado Oil 8 Avocado oil contains Vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E, and beta carotene. It is a monosaturated oil making it nourishing and suitable for dehydrated, sun exposed and dry skin. It is known to have regenerative and rejuvenating properties; it significantly increases the amount of collagen in the skin and is especially useful for mature skin. It has been known to be effective in helping reduce the itchiness and discomfort associated with some skin conditions.
  Hemp Seed oil 6.5 Hempseed oil is a very popular, all purpose carrier oil. It is used by manufacturers (particularly as a conditioning agent in hair care products), aromatherapists, and massage therapists. Hempseed oil is high in Omega fatty acids and proteins.
  Camellia Seed Oil 16 Very light feeling oil. Organically certified.
  Shea Oil 9.5 Soothing oil with a large unsaponifiable fraction which helps with soothing the skin.
  Beeswax 0 Thickener, structure element and to give the balm a bit of a shine finish.
  Oil Thickener 8 Thickener.
Phase 2 Tapioca Starch 20 Tapioca Starch is a rich starch derived from the tuberous of the cassava plant. It is an effective thickening agent.
  Bicarbonate of Soda 28 This is the anti-bacterial active. It is also highly alkaline so it is best to limit how much is present to avoid irritation.
Phase 3 Vanilla CO2 Oil in Jojoba 1.5 Aroma.
  Spring breeze 0.5  
  Tan Opal Mica 2 Mica, CI 77491, Titanium Dioxide
TOTAL   100  
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Green Tea Soothing Moisturiser for Dry and Damaged Skin Recipe

 

Application:

  • Green Tea Soothing Moisturiser for Dry and Damaged Skin

Instructions:

  1. Measure ingredients in phase I and heat to 80°C with stirring to hydrate the thickener.
     
  2. In a separate container measure out and heat phase II to 80°C
     
  3. Remove both phases from heat and add phase II into phase I with mixing an continue mixing until cooled to 45-50°C.
     
  4. At 45-50°C add phase III with stirring then let settle and pack into suitable containers

 

Phase Ingredient % Function
I Water 67.50 Main Carrier
  Acacia and Xanthan Gum 0.50 Thickener and gives the serum staying-power on the skin
  Glycerin 5.00 Humectant to stop cream from drying out and also as a moisturising active
II Caprylic Capric Triglyceride 8.00 Light weight emollient for skin feel
  Camellia Oil (Organic) 6.00 Light weight, low allergy oil for moisturisation without clogging
  Emulsifying Wax SGC (Glyceryl Stearate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate) 3.00 Emulsifier
  Cetearyl Alcohol 3.00 Thickener
III Liquid Extract Green Tea Water Based 3.00 Active for soothing and moisturising skin
  AMTcide (Lactobacillus & Cocos Nucifera Fruit Extract) 2.00 Anti-microbial but particularly strong against Fungi.
  Leucidal (Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate) 2.00 Broad Spectrum anti-microbial protection
Total   100  
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Coenzyme Q10 Antioxidant Serum Recipe

 

Application:

  • Helps to neutralise the stress of the day with this antioxidant enriched oil blend.

Instructions:

  • Weigh phase 1 ingredients and gently heat to dissolve the Coenzyme Q10 powder
  • Once dissolved remove from heat and allow to cool to 40°C
  • At 40°C or less add ingredients in phase 2 and mix until well combined
  • Pack in a suitable oil serum container and store away from sunlight.

Directions For Use:

  • Apply to a cleansed face nightly before bed
  • Can be applied under a moisturizer or on top of a serum to help lock it into the skin.

Storage:

  • For immediate use. Store in a cool environment away from direct sunlight & use within a few weeks. If extended storage is required, please ensure adequate levels of preservatives, antioxidants or other additives are used according to your individual requirements.
Phase Ingredient % Function
1 Shea Oil 60.200 A beautifully light oil with high stability and great anti-inflammatory and barrier repair properties.
  Coenzyme Q10 0.300 Powerful antioxidant that works in synergy with Vitamin E for protection from free-radical damage
  Vegelan 3.00 This ingredient helps to boost the solubility of the Coenzyme Q10 making it more readily available to the skin.
  Jojoba Virgin Australian Oil 20.000 This liquid wax leaves the skin feeling moisturised and protected from environmental damage.
2 Black Seed Oil 5.000 Rich source of thymol which is a powerful antimicrobial. Also contains Thymoquinone which has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.  This is a free radical scavenger
  Seabuckthorn CO2 Oil 0.500 Anti-inflammatory oil rich in Omega fatty acids which also help to maintain the skins barrier function
  Rosehip (Rosa Canina) Oil 10.000 Rosehip is naturally rich in Carotenoids - natures Vitamin A. This oil helps with skin repair and conditioning.
  Vitamin E Natural 1.000 The most popular and potent antioxidant we have for daily skincare.  Vitamin E helps reduce skin damage from oxidation while helping maintain barrier function.
TOTAL   100  

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Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream with Avocado and Rosehip Oil Formula

 

Formula Type: Viscous Cream

Suitable Packaging: Jar, Airless Pump

Formula Number: NDEC0012016

Application:

  • Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream with Avocado and Rosehip Oil

Note:

  • New Directions provides starting point formulations as a way of demonstrating how to use our raw materials. While this formula has been put through boot-camp stability testing, full physical and microbial stability testing must be carried out by the client prior to commercialization. We recommend doing this on a scaled-up batch testing both bulk and packaged goods. If you need more information on how to carry out stability and micro testing please speak to our staff.

Phase %W/W Raw Material Function
A 79.45 Deionised Water Solvent / diluent
  0.1 Disodium EDTA Chelating agent to help preservative work better
  3 Glycerin Humectant
  0.4 Carbomer Thickener/ Emulsion Stabiliser
Heat phase A to 70-75°C . Mix until clear and until the carbomer is fully hydrated and smooth (carbomer can clump up if not mixed well, this will result in a thinner final viscosity and uneven texture)
B 5.2 Avocado Oil Emollient
  2.5 Emulsifying Wax SCG (Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate) Emollient
  0.25 Glyceryl Stearate Citrate Emulsifier Secondary
  0.5 Cetearyl Alcohol Soothing, anti-irritant
  0.25 Stearic acid Skin feel
Heat Phase B to 70-75°C to melt ingredients. Turn off the heat and add phase B to phase A using an overhead mixer to stir continually until the two phases blend together and form a cream. Continue to mix on a medium speed until the temperature cools to 50°C or below. The cream will be thin at this stage as the carbomer is un-neutralised. Also the oil phase is low as a significant percentage of oil is to be added in cool down. The emulsion will start to look richer once phase C and D are added.
C 1 Plantaserv P (Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin) Preservative
  3 Nature Lift (Dipropylene Glycol, Quercus Suber Bark Extract) Active skin conditioner and texturiser. For tightening.
  1.5 Rosehip Oil Emollient for barrier repair, essential fatty acids.
  0.5 Buriti Oil Emollient enriched with natural vitamin A (carotenoids) for skin repair
  2 Evening Primrose Oil Emollient
  0.25 Natural Vitamin E Antioxidant for product and skin protection.
  0.1 Light aroma Aroma
Add ingredients from phase C into the mix with gentle stirring. Once all is combined move to a homogeniser and homogenise for 2-3 minutes to form a smoother cream
D qs Sodium Hydroxide solution to adjust pH to around 5.5. The Carbomer won't thicken until the pH is adjusted. pH has to be adjusted with an alkali such as sodium hydroxide or Triethanolamine. Sodium Bicarbonate is not strong enough. We need the higher pH to thicken the carbomer.
Remove from the mixer and test the products pH using a calibrated pH meter. pH will need to be around 5.5 to thicken the carbomer.
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Aloe and Camellia Day Cream Formula

 

Formula Type: Medium Viscosity Cream

Suitable Packaging: Bottle, Airless Pump.

Formula Number: NDMC0012016

Application:

  • Aloe and Camellia Day Cream Base

Note:

  • New Directions provides starting point formulations as a way of demonstrating how to use our raw materials. While this formula has been put through boot-camp stability testing, full physical and microbial stability testing must be carried out by the client prior to commercialization. We recommend doing this on a scaled-up batch testing both bulk and packaged goods. If you need more information on how to carry out stability and micro testing please speak to our staff.

Phase %W/W Raw Material Function
A 75 Deionised Water Solvent / diluent
  0.5 Aloe Powder 200x Strength Moisturiser/skin repair
  0.1 Disodium EDTA Chelating agent to help preservative work better
  3 Glycerin Humectant
  0.25 Xanthan Gum Thickener/ Emulsion Stabiliser
Heat phase A to 70-75°C. Mix until clear and until the xanthan gum is fully hydrated
B 12 Camellia Refined Oil Emollient
  0.5 Beeswax Emollient, thickener
  3.4 Shea Butter Emollient
  0.5 Glyceryl Stearate Citrate Emulsifier Secondary
  3 Emulsifying wax vegetable (Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside) Emulsifier Primary
Heat Phase B to 70-75°C to melt ingredients. Turn off the heat and add phase B to phase A using an overhead mixer to stir continually until the two phases blend together and form a cream. Continue to mix on a medium speed until the temperature cools to 50°C or below.
C 1 Plantaserv P (phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin)  Preservative
  0.25 Natural Vitamin E(tocopherol) Antioxidant for product and skin protection.
  0.25 Perfume of choice Aroma
Add ingredients from phase C into the mix with gentle stirring. Once all is combined move to a homogeniser and homogenise for 2-3 minutes to form a smoother cream
D qs Citric Acid or Sodium Hydroxide solution to adjust pH to 3.8-4.5 The ideal pH for this type of moisturiser is between 5.5-7. The preservative works across a broad range of pH and the skin naturally sits at 4.5-5.5. pH can be adjusted here if necessary. Usually an un-adjusted base like this will have a pH around 7 as that is the pH of water, the main ingredient influencing pH. The EDTA can make the product more alkali though while the aloe tends to reduce pH.
Remove from the mixer and test the products pH using a calibrated pH meter. Adjust as necessary to pH 5.5-7 using citric acid to bring the pH down or Sodium Hydroxide to increase the pH.
TOTAL 100    
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