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Some of Terri's (Kylesmom9) Recipes

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Postby kylesmom9 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:37 pm

I am using the estriol cream on my entire face and neck every other day.
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Postby scubagirl » Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:04 pm

Where do you get your estriol cream?
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Postby DCNGA » Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:14 pm

Actually, I do think he said neck was okay, now that I think about it ) :oops: . But, he swears it will really help with under eye area a great deal.
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Postby kylesmom9 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:57 pm

Under eye is where I have noticed the greatest improvements definitely.

Scubagirl~ If you google estriol cream there are a lot on the market. I am using bioentopic brand right now, but just ordered some more from in house pharmacy. Please make sure you do your research on it before using...it is a hormone cream so your gynecologist or GP should always be consulted.
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Postby peggysd » Mon May 25, 2009 2:57 pm

HI Kylesmom -

Your formulations sound awesome! I can't wait to make a few of them. I am going to place an order for a few things and I am not sure how much lactic Acid I should order. Could you tell me appx in grams how much 2.5 tsp would be? I want to get extra to make serum w/ monistat that D mentioned in a post if I can find liquid Vit C.

Thank you so much for all your awesome formulations that you have posted! :D
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Postby kylesmom9 » Mon May 25, 2009 5:41 pm

I'll have to wait until tomorrow to weigh it out. I am mixing up some stuff then. Typically lactic comes in increments of 4 oz. That is a lot when you are only using 10% or so at a time. Even using it for peels it takes a LONG time to use up that amount. I got greedy and purchased an extra 4oz months ago and have yet to even open it.

Lotioncrafter has Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate.
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Postby peggysd » Mon May 25, 2009 7:04 pm

I think I got it, I found this with another formulation. 1-1.2 grams Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) (approximately 1/4 teaspoon)

Does that sound right? I didn't want to get too much & end up with it going bad.

I have a scale but my husband borrowed the cord & lost it...ugh! I need to get another universal cord.

I really appreciate you getting back to me so quickly! Thank You!
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Postby kylesmom9 » Tue May 26, 2009 5:35 pm

Hi Peggy,

Lactic acid is about 15g per 2.5 tsp to answer your first question. I didn't have time to weigh it out, but I did the math. I think that is your question. You actually said, "tell me appx in grams how much 2.5 tsp would be," right after talking about lactic so I made an assumption.

I am a little confused because you were talking about D's serum and she doesn't use lactic acid in her C serum. Of course you could be making two different things. :)

IF you are asking a general question about how many grams in 2.5 tsp then the question is unanswerable. 2.5 tsp of vitamin c will weigh much less than 2.5 tsp of lactic acid. 2.5 tsp of anything will weigh out differently according to specific gravity.
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Postby peggysd » Tue May 26, 2009 7:31 pm

Gosh.. I'm sorry I was jumping all over the place! I was so excited about making something that I was talking about 2 different recipes. Sorry for the confusion & I really appreciate your patience & help! :D

your assumption was right. I needed to know the conversion for Lactic Acid from tsps to grams. D's Recipe below is measured in tsps & I wasn't sure how many grams to order.

I didn't realize it but I was actually mixing up KadeeBelle's Ky Serum & DCNGA's Monistat Recipe. I hope I got that right this time!

Anyway D's Recipe below is the one that I decided on starting with first. I have been using Hyaluronic Acid 1% & Squalane under my moisturizer- then I use Monistat Anti-Chaffing for primer under my makeup & It has been working great for me. So I figured the monistat base would be best. I love it under my MU & it so much cheaper than Urban Decay's primer potion.

This is DCNGA's Recipe
¾ Tsp of L-Ascorbic Acid
1/8 Tsp of Vitamin C Liquid (oil soluable VitC-Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate)
1 oz Monistat Gel Powder

Thanks again for your help!
Oh yeah.. My Retin-A arrived today. It came pretty quick - just over a week.
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Re: Some of Terri's (Kylesmom9) Recipes

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Re: Some of Terri's (Kylesmom9) Recipes

Postby cahille » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:24 am

Hi, I am an esthetician of over 30 years, I specialize in anti-aging skin care and have my own private line of all natural skin care. I have also written a book on CD on DIY easy skin care recipes you can make at home, with ingredients found at your local Farmers Markets and grocery stores. If this is something that interests you, you can contact me for info. I am one of the estheticians here on Make Me Heal or you can reach me at

http://www.BRSFacialSpa.com The recipes here on this thread are wonderful!
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