Measure out water in large Pyrex cup using digital scale
Measure out polawax, stearic acid, almond oil, and apricot kernel oil in separate Pyrex cup using digital scale
Heat water in microwave for 60 seconds, or until it is 160 degrees
Heat oils and waxes in microwave for 60-90 seconds, until 160 degrees.
Pour oils into water cup and blend with stick blender for 20 seconds (if the mixture seems to be splattering too much, pour it into a wide mouth large mason jar or drinking cup)
Blend for 20-30 seconds, then take a 30 second rest. Do this until the lotion emulsifies. It will increase in volume and look thick instead of watery.
At the. preservative and fragrance if using. Blend another 60 seconds.
Pour into a clean container. Let the lotion cool before topping.
Use within 6 months.