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Tiled Druplicons

Looking for tiled druplicons for a craft project I'm working on. Spent four minutes on the attached tile before asking if you know of anything similiar.

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What a difference an oil makes

Recently I decided I wanted to make a "light" lotion. Instead of simply adding more water, I decided to try using up my grapeseed oil. The lotion was .. well .. underwhelming. Here's the ingredients:

water - 74%
honey (humectant) - 2%
grapeseed oil - 8%
meadowfoam oil - 4%
shea butter - 5%
emulsifier - 5%
stearic acid - 2%
trace amounts of beeswax
preservative
essential oils: rosemary, patchouli, juniper, bergamot, benzoin. Focused on EOs that are good for eczema. It's plausible I used too much benzoin, which can sometimes be an irritant.

Now it's possible that it's the combination of essential oils, but I just don't like this hand cream at all (Tabetha, if you're reading this: I've got lots if you want to give it a try). I think it might be better as a summer cream but it's very 'dry' and I seem to need to use it more frequently than the other lotions I've made.

I was so under whelmed (and possibly even unimpressed) that I decided to make another batch of something else almost immediately. This is what I made:

water - 74% **
honey (humectant) - 2%
olive oil (food grade) - 12%
cocoa butter - 5%
emulsifier - 5%
stearic acid - 2%
trace amounts of beeswax

Cheat Sheet for Lotion Making

I like figuring out how things fit together. I hoard information and push it into different storage formats to understand how all the bits go together and what the relationships are between the bits of information. My skincare recipes are currently stored in a printed ring binder and on Evernote. I'm not a huge fan of trusting companies with my data. Truth be told, I don't even trust software with a local copy of my data. Committing information into a data structure always seems limiting. I worry that as soon as I've committed my information to one storage format another, better format will present itself and I will be forced to move my data from one format to the other. I recognize this is neurotic--or maybe just a bit commitment-phobic--on my part. In any case, I use Evernote for its "private share" functionality which allows me to share my clippings and skincare recipes with specific people. Evernote's private share is a lot easier than creating a public site and having to worry about my personal notebook being considered internet plagiarism.

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