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    [QUOTE=gymrat;1197209]Yep, 3% would be a good place to start @AIME [/QUOTE @gymrat I want to DIY a lightening lotion..this is my first time..do you know of any good sites to help me come up with formulations & how do I know the percentage of powder I'm adding in & what to mix it on as a base?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GlowyGoddess002 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by gymrat View Post
    Yep, 3% would be a good place to start @AIME
    @gymrat I want to DIY a lightening lotion..this is my first time..do you know of any good sites to help me come up with formulations & how do I know the percentage of powder I'm adding in & what to mix it on as a base?
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    A lightening lotion with KA? Or do you have other things in mind? Are you in need of ingredients or do you have them? What you want to do is look at each ingredient and go by their individual "usage rate". So for KA recommended usages is 1-3%. So you could use 3% and add a base lotion to finish the rest or other ingredients of your choice.

    http://www.makingcosmetics.com/Kojic-Acid_p_284.html
    Kojic Acid Use: Recommended concentration 1-3%.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gymrat View Post
    @GlowyGoddess002

    A lightening lotion with KA? Or do you have other things in mind? Are you in need of ingredients or do you have them? What you want to do is look at each ingredient and go by their individual "usage rate". So for KA recommended usages is 1-3%. So you could use 3% and add a base lotion to finish the rest or other ingredients of your choice.

    http://www.makingcosmetics.com/Kojic-Acid_p_284.html
    Kojic Acid Use: Recommended concentration 1-3%.
    I wanted to try it with niacinamide or mulberry ...how do I know what percentage it is?? I don't have the ingredients, I have to buy them and the base lotion

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    Quote Originally Posted by GlowyGoddess002 View Post
    I wanted to try it with niacinamide or mulberry ...how do I know what percentage it is?? I don't have the ingredients, I have to buy them and the base lotion
    Ok so with each you would look at their description and each ingredient has a "usage rate". So look at B3 below......

    http://www.lotioncrafter.com/vitamin...amide-usp.html
    Recommended Usage: 1-6%

    So you can use this up to 6% in your recipe, so 94% would be base lotion or serum base. If you wanted to add mulberry to it you could, following its usage rate.
    http://www.makingcosmetics.com/Mulberry-Root-Extract_p_17.html
    Recommended Usage: 3 - 5%.

    Am I making any sense to you at all?? If not please tell me and I will explain another way so you fully understand. The main thing is making sure your using water soluble ingredients, which these are........if they were oil soluble
    they would not dissolve in water base products.

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