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Potent Hydrating Mushroom Face Cream
This nourishing medicinal mushroom-infused face cream Is a must to soothe and hydrate your skin.
Including both tremella and reishi, what a perfect way to infuse some tonic herb magic into your skin care routine. This recipe is all natural and we strongly suggest you use 100% organic materials to make this beautiful face cream. Check out our Save Your Skin article for heaps more tips to keep your skin looking and feeling amazing!
Makes roughly 1 cup
- 1 tsp SuperFeast Tremella (aids the skin to hold moisture)
- 1 tsp SuperFeast Reishi (powerful anti-ageing compounds)
- 30g shea butter
- 24g jojoba oil (you can also use macadamia oil, liquid coconut oil or sweet almond oil)
- 14g vegetable-derived emulsifying wax
- 120g filtered water
- 6g potato starch or arrowroot or tapioca
- Optional: essential oils can also have an anti-aging effect, and provide a nice scent! Lavender, frankincense, tea tree and peppermint are some other beautiful options)
Step 1Melt the shea butter, jojoba oil and emulsifying wax together in a double boiler.
Step 2Allow to cool to about 40-45 degrees celsius.
Step 3Heat the water to about 40-45 degrees celsius (either on the stove, kettle or microwave). Basically, the oil mixture and water need to be the similar temperatures.
Step 4Transfer the water to a measuring jug or something that will be easy to use an immersion blender in. Add the potato starch and mushrooms to the water.
Step 5Add the oil mixture.
Step 6Use an immersion blender to combine the oil and water mixture, it should emulsify into a beautiful face cream.
Step 7Transfer the face cream to a jar and place in the fridge for a day. After 24 hours, stir through any essential oils you wish to use.
Step 8You need to store the face cream in the fridge as there is no preservative or anti-bacterial agent in there (bacteria will grow as the cream is based in water). If you wish, you can use a natural preservative and then not store in the fridge.
Step 9Use daily as a beautiful face cream!
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