Preparing your choice cosmetic products is very easy and stress-free. And it will be easier when you have the right cosmetic equipment.
Nothing beats the feeling of knowing every single ingredient that goes right into your cosmetic products. You know that your whipped body Butter is free from parabens. You are confident of using your body lotion because it lacks those ingredients that irritate your skin.
So in this short article, you’ll get to know the top cosmetic equipment you’re to invest in to help you prepare your various chemical-free cosmetic products.
List of 24 Cosmetic Equipment You Should Invest In – Top Choice
- Measuring Spoons – Invest in a plastic, melamine, or stainless steel measuring spoons for easy measurement of your oils, clays, salts, and other cosmetic ingredients. Buy 1 tablespoon, ½ tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, ½ teaspoon, ¼ teaspoon, and 1/8 teaspoon. You might be lucky to buy the measuring spoons as a single set.
- Measuring cups – You’re going to need two sets of measuring cups – both for dry and liquid measurements. Your liquid measuring cups should be made from a tempered glass and be dishwasher, oven, and microwave safe. You can buy at least 2 cups – one which holds 500ml and the other 250ml…or larger.
The dry measuring cups may be made of plastic, stainless steel, or glass, with ¼ cup, 1/3 cup, ¾ cup, and 1 cup. The material should be hard and dishwasher safe.
- Scales – Scales are very important cosmetic equipment that will help you determine the weight of your dry and liquid cosmetic ingredients. You can invest in a battery-operated digital scale with led light. We have 5kg and 10kg scales. Get the one that your budget can match.
- Mortar and Pestle – You Need this cosmetic equipment to crush your seeds, black soap, and herbs. To mash your fruits and other cosmetic ingredients. The best type is the mortar and pestle made from ceramics because it doesn’t absorb essential oils.
- Food Grinder – With this cosmetic equipment, you’ll be able to grind your sugars, salts, dried flowers and herbs, oatmeal, rice, nuts, spices, and other ingredients.
- Cooking Utensils – These include ladles, spatula, skimmer, slotted spoons, stirring spoons, whisks, and other day-to-day kitchen utensils. Stainless steel, ceramics, plastics, and silicone are some of the utensils you should invest in.
- Graters – You’ll need to grate your bar soaps, beeswax, and other cosmetic ingredients. That is where this cosmetic equipment comes in. Invest in a grater that has razor-sharp, comfortable grip handle, and stainless-steel teeth.
- Thermometer – You can buy either the infrared thermometer or the common kitchen thermometer. Don’t purchase a body temperature thermometer that can’t handle more than 40 degrees Celsius.
- Herb Tools – This is optional. But if you’re serious about using your own herb, you can invest in this cosmetic equipment.
- Wooden Chopsticks – These are very useful for turn a ng small amount of cosmetic products. They are usually wooden-made.
- Droppers and Pipettes – These are used for measuring essential oils. They are made from either plastic or glass materials. They come in various sizes, usually 1ml and 3ml.
- Cutting board – This board can be made from stone, marble, plastic, wood, and ceramic. This cosmetic equipment is used for slicing and chopping different herbs and other cosmetic ingredients.
- Silicone Molds – Get a silicon Molds that is made from pliable silicone mold for easy removal of your bar creams, bath bombs, and soaps.
- Double Boiler and Saucepans – For your double Boiler, you can invest in one that is made from stainless steel. With your double Boiler, you’ll be able to melt your waxes, butters, soaps, and other ingredients without affecting the beneficial ingredients.
- Mixing Bowls – I’m certain you’ll have a lot of bowls in your kitchen. You may want to buy some other ones for cosmetic use only. These bowls may come in 7-inch, 8-inch, 10-inch, and even bigger diameters.
- Tea Kettle – Sometimes you’ll need to use hot water for your herbal infusions. So, you need a tea kettle.
- Funnels and Strainers – Transferring your cosmetic products from one container to another will be easy using a funnel…especially when the receiving container has a narrow mouth. Also, a strainer will help you prevent dirt and tiny particles from finding their way into your cosmetic products.
- Time – You can just make do with your wrist watch or kitchen wall lock. Nevertheless, a good timer will help you keep to time whenever your cosmetic process needs you to abide by a certain time range.
- Immersion Blender, Food-Processor, Blender, Hand-Held Mixer – These cosmetic equipment will make your cream, butter, and soap mixing easy. You may not get all of them. But try to have an immersion blender and a hand mixer.
- Aprons – Aprons will prevent your clothing from stains, spills, and splashes
- Disposable Gloves – Please invest in disposable gloves. They go a long way in protecting your hands from burn, scars, itching, and other inflammation caused by the use of essential oils and other harsh cosmetic chemicals like caustic soda (sodium hydroxide).
- Safety Glasses – Safety first! Using a safety glasses will protect your eye from any spills or splash that can hurt very much and may also leave you with temporary or permanent blindness.
- Cotton Swab – They don’t cost much. Invest in cotton swaps and use them to perform a patch test.
- Ph Meter – Determining the acidity or alkalinity of your cosmetic products can only be made possible using this cosmetic equipment. Invest in a quality Ph Meter for the best result.